Arts & Performance

Willy Wonka at the Stages Theatre Company

This fantastical production featuring songs from the 1971 film will delight both children and the adults they bring along. Treat your family to 60 minutes in Roald Dahl’s sweet candy-colored world at the Hopkins Center for the Arts.

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

This musical adaptation of the popular children’s book will blow the house down at Old Log Theater. You know the story of the Three Little Pigs, but will you listen to what the Big Bad Wolf has to say for himself?

Northern Spark Late Night Art Festival

Giant video projections, interactive sculpture installations, experimental performances and more will transform spaces under the city lights. The festival takes place for two nights in the Rondo neighborhood of St. Paul, the American Indian Cultural Corridor and Downtown East Minneapolis.

Hallie Q. Brown Community Center, 270 N. Kent St., St. Paul; American Indian Center, 1530 E. Franklin Ave., Mpls; The Commons Park, 425 Portland Ave. S., Mpls

2019 MacPhail Center for Music Camps

Delve into the world of music and have a play at a fun, yet unique educational experience that initiates the development of skills in a creative environment. With over 35 summer camps to choose from, there is something for everyone at any age and every musical level.

Minnesota Boychoir Spring Concert

Listen to a diverse and exciting mix of traditional and contemporary sacred and secular works, showcasing pieces from Billy Joel to famed British choral composer Bob Chilcott. The Minnesota Boychoir features 150 talented voices from the ages of 6–18 years old, across four choirs.

Yoga in the Garden

Immerse yourself into the world of yoga in the heart of the Chinese Garden at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Both morning and late afternoon sessions are offered to calm your every sense, accompanied by a nourishing and delicious breakfast and lunch.

Another Fine Mess, Drawings and Installations by Russ White

Another Fine Mess, drawings and installations by Russ White

One weekend only! June 7-9 at Squirrel Haus Arts in Minneapolis: 

3450 Snelling Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55406

• Opening reception: June 7, 5-10pm •
Grilled cheese by All Square • Beer by Surly Brewing Company • DJ set by Preston Drum • Bar proceeds benefit We Are All Criminals, who will be doing on-site interviews as part of their ongoing project about privilege, dignity, and criminal justice.

Story Club Minneapolis

Story Club Minneapolis is a live monthly storytelling show featuring both an open mic segment and a curated set of performers from all over the Twin Cities arts scene and beyond. Story Club showcases true, autobiographical stories -- especially stories that are bold, vulnerable, unexpected, and connected to the complexity of our cultural environment. No two Story Club evenings are ever alike, but each month when we wrap up the show, we feel like we’ve witnessed a new, unique little community coming together. June’s featured storytellers will be Laura Packer and Phil Gonzalez.

Tipsy Kangaroo’s Naughty Puppet Revue!

Tipsy Kangaroo’s Naughty Puppet Revue is a puppet improv show! Come watch professional puppeteers (Disney, Muppets, etc.) perform instant comedy from your suggestions, while getting an exclusive look into how they work. This show is three shows in one: live, filmed, and behind the scenes. Not suitable for children under 16.

Broadway, Circa 1986

Join Mistress Ginger for a queer musical romp through Broadway of the 1980s. Expect shoulder pads, roller skates, and frisky felines galore. All your fave showtunes will be there. Think Cats, Phantom, Les Miz and more. Meanwhile, Ginger regales you with tales of her adventures coming out as queer, leading one and all on a bedazzled journey to luscious liberation. Meow!

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