Some people think the climate cannot change because it’s “too old” (someone actually said that!). Others think every tornado, raindrop, and puffy cloud is evidence that the climate is changing. We have those who think any cold day means that scientists are incompetent liars, but also those who believe a warm day in December means we’re all victims of an elaborate government mind-control campaign. And let’s not forget the guy who took a geology class 27 years ago; he usually has a lot to say.
Arts & Performance
Hear some of the most vibrant music from the 1920s as a kid from Brooklyn and a gentleman from France meet, connect, and inspire each other. An American in Paris, Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G, Rhapsody in Blue, and more jazz newly arranged for a clarinet trio. Join us for an evening of Gershwin and Ravel with The Ebony, Ivory & Spruce Trio (clarinet, piano, violin).
Performed by The Ebony, Ivory & Spruce Trio
Friday, July 26 at 7:00pm (doors at 6:00) $15
From the Minnesota Goodbye to queer narratives to public transit, “Mini Plays for Minneapolis (+ St. Paul)” showcases a series of new works from emerging playwrights across the Twin Cities. With a team of entirely young artists, Hedge Theatre presents their own take on where the Twin Cities are at, where they’re going, and what they need to hear.
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, July 19, 20, and 21 at 7:00pm (doors at 6:00) $14/$10 in advance or with student ID
The program will feature the following galleries: 2001 A Space, Circa, IceBox, Kolman & Pryor, NE Sculpture Gallery Factory, Qarma, Rogue Buddha, Rosalux, and Tres Leches Gallery.
Disney’s Coco is colorful, creative and lauded for its music, and rightly so. For the first time ever, the Mexican folklore-inspired adventure to the land of the dead will be accompanied live by the Minnesota Orchestra performing Michael Giacchino’s score from beginning to end.
The classic tale of love, life and family comes to town for just one week this summer. We can all relate to story of a father’s traditions on one hand and his free-spirited daughters on the other hand. L’chaim!
Broadening the definition of American music, Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter and storyteller Lyle Lovett will perform a blend of country, jazz, folk, gospel and blues alongside his band.
With hand-crafted creations ranging from photography and ceramics to jewelry and original artwork, visitors can dive into a world of unique creativity. In addition to the number of local artists, this event will also have additional forms of entertainment, tasty food and a kid-friendly art zone to fuel every patron’s needs.
Take the hassle out of rummaging through miscellaneous items for quality products and visit this unique, yet trendy shopping experience. This month, visitors can shop for one-of-a-kind vintage clothing, home furnishings, vinyl accessories and more on the lush grounds of the Turnblad Mansion, home of the American Swedish Institute.
For 19 years, the Loring Park Art Festival has combined the beauty of creative expression and community to develop an engaging event for all. Featuring a Lakes & Legends Beer Garden, a variety of tasty foods and 140 visual artists, there is something for every eye and taste bud to enjoy.