Philip Dawkins’ CHARM is a beguiling comic drama revolving around Mama Darleena, an African American trans woman in her 60s teaching an etiquette class to trans youth experiencing homelessness in a LGBTQI Chicago community center. Her students range in sexuality, race, and gender identity from a Latina trans woman, to a cisgender couple, to a member of a local gang, to a gay suburban teen.
Arts & Performance
Discover ART -- A springtime tour of artists' home studios in the Lake Minnetonka area
A group of artists around Lake Minnetonka will be opening their home studios to the public on Saturday and Sunday, April 30 and May 1, 2016. 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. The hours are 10 – 6 Saturday, and 10 – 5 Sunday.
Every region of the world abounds in music that seems to grow from its soil. We'll explore the wonderful differences, and astonishing similarities, of folk music from throughout the globe. We'll witness how the spirit of people shines through their homegrown music, whether from Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America or home in the U. S. A.
Join us for an afternoon of creative fun as we paint a stand of birch trees with acrylic paints on stretched canvas.
No experience is necessary and step-by-step instructions will be provided. The cost is $30 dollars and all supplies are included.
Pre-registration is required, so stop in store at 844 Grand Avenue or call 651-222-6052 to reserve your spot!
Sue Zumberge, owner of SubText Books, and Danny Klecko, writer, poet and CEO of St. Agnes Baking Co., will host a discussion of City on Fire by Garth Risk Hallberg on Monday, January 11 at 7 p.m. at SubText Books in Saint Paul. This ambitious and engrossing novel, Hallberg’s first, has been buzzed about in literary circles for the past few months. Hear what Sue and Klecko have to say about it at this free event.
THEATRE 301 AT MOUNT CALVARY LUTHERAN CHURCH, EXCELSIOR, MN is pleased to present the Tony Award-winning musical Man of La Mancha on February 4, 5, 6, and 7, 2016 with Director, Doug Affinito and Music Director, Mark Abelsen.
Ballet Minnesota presents its 28th
annual holiday favorite The Classic
Nutcracker at The O’Shaughnessy, on the campus of St. Catherine University,
2004 Randolph Ave., Saint Paul, December
18-20. Ticket prices range from $18
to $44 with discounts for seniors, students and groups. To purchase tickets, visit http://oshag.stkate.edu/event/nutcracker
or call The O’Shaughnessy box office at
Three Sisters Eclectic Arts Presents the Unveiling of Adam Turman’s Newest Mural: November 12
The event will include an opportunity for guests to meet illustrator, Adam Turman, in person. Adam’s prints have been a fixture at Three Sisters Eclectic Arts since the gallery opened in 2013.
Shoppers and art enthusiasts can take in the the beautiful fall weather and Minnesota art on Saturday, October 17 from 10-2 p.m. Guest artists will include Summit Hill Preserves and Kate Pearce Studio. Both artists will share their work on the patio and be available for the questions and curiosities of shoppers. Summit Hill Preserves offers handcrafted jams and jellies in a variety of seasonal flavors. Kate Pearce Studio creates colorful, full-length aprons available ready-made or custom.
The annual Long Lake Area Art Show’s mission is to create a venue for local and regional artists to display and sell their artwork and to provide a fun family event for the community.
This event is organized by local artists and sponsored by several local businesses. Several local and regional artists will be showing their unique art work under one roof, giving you the opportunity to enjoy a variety of handmade art, painting, photography, pottery, jewelry, fabric art, wood art, fused glass, etc. in a comfortable setting.