Arts & Performance

Perceptions of Norway

Perceptions of Norway seeks to expand common perceptions of Norwegians and their culture. Through the eyes of a fellow American, photographer Nancy Bundt — an expat residing in Norway for 25 years — guests to the exhibit will be able to witness the photos and stories of a diverse group of Norwegians.

On display now-June 10 at Norway House.

Lake Minnetonka Studio Tour 2018

Discover ART -- A springtime tour of artists' home studios in the Lake Minnetonka area
For the sixth year, a group of artists around Lake Minnetonka will be opening their home studios to the public on Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and 6, 2018. It is a perfect time of year for people to enjoy a springtime drive, to discover inspiring and beautiful art, and to see first-hand the studios where artists create.

Pink Floyd's The Wall: A Rock Ballet

Twin Cities Ballet of Minnesota is excited to announce the World Premiere of its all-new original full-length rock ballet, The Wall, with live music by the band Run Like Hell! This groundbreaking event—a Minnesota first—features an incredible collaboration of local artists­: choreographers, dancers, painter, and musicians, and demonstrates TCB’s artistic vision and its dancers’ versatility.

“Ole and Lena’s Family Christmas” – A humorous portrayal on Dec. 12

Join Covenant Village of Golden Valley for a humorous portrayal of the iconic couple Ole and Lena on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Performed by Michael and Julie Bateson, “Ole and Lena’s Family Christmas” is a hilarious comedy about family togetherness that explores the joys of life, love and family. The performance is free and open to the public. To reserve your spot, call (877) 804-7017 or visit the website here. Covenant Village of Golden Valley is a senior living community located at 5800 St. Croix Ave.

Minnetonka Theatre presents ON THE TOWN!

Three sailors on shore leave in New York City during World War II find romance and adventure in the Big Apple, With music by Leonard Bernstein ("Lucky to Be Me", “I Can Cook Too", “Some Other Time" and "New York, New York"), and book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, On The Town is an uplifting, energetic musical that's guaranteed to entertain!

Steve Noonan: Live Music at Schram Vineyards

Join fellow wine and beer lovers for a summer night with live music at Schram Vineyards, the only winery/brewery in MN. Orono artist and former Prince engineer Steve Noonan will perform as an acoustic duo, filling the space with his original indie rock music featuring bold vocals and the rich sounds of 12-string guitar. Check out the sound: Hit Listen & Photos at or Instagram: @stevenoonansongs.

The Literature Lovers' Luncheon Hosted by Excelsior Bay Books

Enjoy lunch with the authors and then a full presentation about their life and work. Featured speakers are:

1.  William Kent Krueger-  SULFUR SPRINGS


3.  Jacquelyn Vincenta – THE LAKE AND THE LOST GIRL

4.  Stephanie Gangi – THE NEXT


Literature Lovers' Night Out Hosted by Excelsior Bay Books

This ticketed program features these nationally known authors:

1.  Marie Benedict – THE OTHER EINSTEIN  

2.  Alison McGhee -  NEVER COMING BACK

3.  Amy Thielen – GIVE A GIRL A KNIFE

4.  Brit Bennett – THE MOTHERS


Paris-based Jazz Pianist to Perform on Aug. 14

On Monday, Aug. 14 at 2:30 p.m., join Covenant Village of
Golden Valley for a dynamic performance of the classic jazz composition, 2 Degrees East, 3
Degrees West
. Renowned Paris-based pianist, composer and teacher
Joseph Makholm will be accompanied by Minnesota musicians Pete Whitman on
saxophone, and Steve Pikal on bass. Refreshments will be served following the
performance. Free.


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