The Edina Chorale will be presenting Beyond the Veil: Songs of Love, Loss and Life, celebrating the love and legacy of those who have gone before and our continued life after loss. The concert begins with a love story, revealing the limits of time and the importance of connection. The central work, “Lux Aeterna” by Morten Lauridsen is a stunning requiem setting that finds light and consolation in grief. Read more about Edina Chorale Concert: Beyond the Veil: Songs of Love, Loss and Life
Arts & Performance
From 42nd Street to “Easy Street” and “All That Jazz” to “Step In Time,” dance on Broadway helps to shape the dance world and creates cultural memories that last well beyond the dance floor. In this installment of Ordway Cabaret, we hear from artists whose voices are seldom heard but whose contributions are key to the story and spectacle of the Broadway musical. Join us as we look at the legacy of dance in musical theater, the choreographers who created it, and the stories of the dancers in the ensembles that make our musicals move. Read more about Ordway Cabaret: Gotta Dance!
TaikoArts Midwest proposes a simple, ground-breaking idea: bring the best North American and Japanese female taiko artists together for a two-week artist residency to collaborate and create a one-of-a-kind performance. Envisioned as a catalyst to fuel movement towards gender equity in taiko, this project celebrates and puts women center stage in a collaborative, unique performance. Read more about HERbeat: Taiko Women ALL-STARS
Conceived and choreographed by Ranee and Aparna Ramaswamy, Written in Water explores the universal paradigm of a seeker on a journey to connect the human with the transcendent and reveal mysteries within the self. In this large-scale, multimedia dance work, dancers and musicians move freely between composition and improvisation, and activate the space by negotiating snakes and ladders—representing the heights of ecstasy and depths of longing. Read more about Ragamala Dance Company: Written in Water
Celebrating its 40th Anniversary season, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo was founded in 1974 by a group of ballet enthusiasts for the purpose of presenting a playful, entertaining view of traditional, classical ballet in parody form and en travesti, Les Ballets Trockadero first performed in the late-late shows in Off-Off Broadway lofts. Read more about Les Ballet Trockadero de Monte Carlo
Howard Jones Acoustic Trio is an intimate, stripped-down trip through Howard’s 30-year music career. Featuring Howard on piano, Robin Boult (Roger Daltry, Dave Stewart, Fish) on acoustic guitar, and Nick Beggs (Kajagoogoo, Belinda Carlisle, John Paul Jones) on chapman stick, this performance delivers a fresh take on Howard’s best-known hits. This show also provides the opportunity for the audience to hear first-hand about the inspiration behind Howard’s beloved material, as well as stories from his touring career. Read more about Howard Jones Acoustic Trio
The Edina Concert Band and director Paul Kile present the 67th annual Pops Concert, a night of music, comedy and much more. This year's theme is the Roaring '20s.
The event also features a silent auction, with funds going to the entire Edina Band program. Read more about Edina Concert Band Pops Concert
With performances by the first artists to be in 9x22 Dance/Lab (August 27, 2003): Paula Mann, Chris Schlichting and Colin Rusch. Plus DJ: Corinne Caouette. Cake, Champagne and surprises. Come celebrate the Twin Cities dance community. Read more about 9x22 Dance/Lab: THE FAREWELL PARTY Presented by Laurie Van Wieren
Cafe Scientifique combines cutting-edge science and conversation in a fun, casual cabaret setting, often over dinner and a beer (or two). Throughout Café Scientifique's eight-year residency at the Bryant-Lake Bowl, theatergoers have regularly packed the room to hear talks on topics ranging from dinosaurs to exoplanets to the inner workings of the human brain. Every month, Café Scientifique offers an opportunity for anyone to engage with incredible scientists and researchers in an informal, accessible way. Read more about Café Scientifique
Calling all acrobats, comedians, burlesquers, musicians, drag artists, magicians, improv-ers, jongleurs, dancers, spoken word poets, and contortionists, here is your chance to shine on the legendary Bryant Lake Bowl Theater stage. Join host Johnny Sincerely for the strangest amateur night in the Twin Cities - weirdos welcome, oddities encouraged! Read more about Johnny Sincerely’s Extraordinary Amateur Night