UK trio GoGo Penguin (pianist Chris Illingworth, bassist Nick Blacka and drummer Rob Turner) have been hailed as the “Radiohead of British Jazz”, but they draw equally on rock, jazz and minimalist influences, alongside the intricacy of Aphex Twin or Four Tet to create their punchy, experimental, but always beautiful music. Read more about GoGo Penguin
Arts & Performance
Bring the whole family for a day of wonder, imagination, and all-ages fun!
Presented by the Ordway, the Flint Hills Family Festival is an annual multi-day event featuring performances, free activities, art-making, and more. Families will be swept away on adventures that spark imagination and inspire exploration, with performances by artists from all over the world and right here at home. Read more about The 2020 Flint Hills Family Festival
Sons of Mystro are young violinists made up of brother duo Malcolm, 23, and Umoja, 20, who use their violins to creatively interpret various genres of music; reggae classics, American pop songs, and their own creations. Stunning virtuosity.
In covering a song, Sons of Mystro invariably enhances that particular song due to their unique styling. Read more about Sons of Mystro
Polkadots follows 8-year-old Lily Polkadot who just moved to the “Squares Only” small town of Rockaway. As the first Polkadot in an all-Square school, Lily faces an almost impossible task of gaining acceptance from her peers. From daily bullying, to segregated drinking fountains, Lily’s quest seems hopeless until she meets Sky, a shy Square boy whose curiosity for her unique polkadot skin blooms into an unexpected pal-ship. Read more about Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical
At the center of every circus we find a 42ft ring full of thrills, laughs and excitement. In 42ft: A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels, Cirque Mechanics dares us to leap into the circus ring to experience the endurance of this evolving art form. Read more about Cirque Mechanics presents 42ft: A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels
This opera for babies uses parachutes to create an intimate world of wonder and interaction.
Designed by Moving Star Vocal Ensemble, the performance invites our youngest audiences into an expanding and contracting world and immerses them in a parachute’s movements as it becomes a metaphor for breathing. Bring imagination and your full selves into this baby and toddler-centric experience designed just for them! Read more about NOOMA, an opera for babies
Enjoy complimentary access to Hotel Ivy's famed Penthouse to be inspired by exceptional art! Mingle with the artists while enjoying a custom installation curated by Christina Twomey Art + Design and Griffin Gallery Fine Art. Artwork will be available for purchase.
Saturday 3.28 | 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Saturday 3.28 | 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Pop-Up Art Gallery Read more about Hotel Ivy's 'MIND, BODY & SPIRITS' Weekend Featuring Art Classes from Christina Twomey Art, a VIP Penthouse Party with Griffin Gallery, and Spa/Fitness Classes from Anda Spa
Leila Abdelrazaq is a Palestinian author and artist born in Chicago and currently living in Detroit, Michigan. Her creative work primarily explores issues related to diaspora, refugees, history, memory, and borders. Nothing is set in stone (narrative intifada) examines history as a series of stories that are either lost or solidified in time through repetition, power, and oppression. In Palestinian iconography, stones are considered sacred because they are tied to the land. They are also used as tools for resisting oppression. Read more about Leila Abdelrazaq: Nothing is Set in Stone (Narrative Intifada)
The Twin Cities Bead Bazaar is a semi-annual gathering of artists, crafters, jewelry designers and stone lovers. The show, which is hosted and organized by Edina's own Dakota Stones and Goody Beads, will be held once again at the Eisenhower Community Center in Hopkins, MN, on May 2nd & 3rd. Dozens of local and nationally known vendors will offer their wide selection of semi-precious gemstones, beads, kit and patterns, and finished jewelry. Read more about Twin Cities Bead Bazaar