Kick off your shoes and enjoy the lively Caribbean rhythms and upbeat tunes of Rising Stars Youth Steel Drum Orchestra. From the island of St. Thomas, this group will perform a joint concert with Edina High School’s concert band and concert orchestra. Read more about Rising Stars Youth Steel Drum Orchestra
Arts & Performance
Join this music ensemble at the historic Summit Center for their presentation of Divine Light, a chamber performance that will explore the relationship between the human and the divine. Along with Ruggero Allifranchini on violin, there will be two performances along with preconcert talks illuminating the stories behind the songs. First Performance 4–5:30 p.m., second performance 7–8:30 p.m. Read more about Divine Light by VocalEssence
See the classic movie reimagined in this hilarious Broadway musical. Follow Cady Heron as she navigates her way through a new high school, encountering the trials and tribulations that come along with joining the popular crowd. It will have you rolling with laughter, certain that it most definitely does make “fetch” happen. Tickets currently available to donors and subscribers. Read more about Mean Girls
Ann Hampton Callaway is one America’s most gifted and prolific artists. A leading champion of the great American Songbook, she’s made her mark as a singer, pianist, composer, lyricist, arranger, actress, educator, TV host and producer. Voted by Broadwayworld.com as “Performer of the Year” and two years in a row as “Best Jazz Vocalist,” Ann is a born entertainer. Her unique singing style that blends jazz and traditional pop, making her a mainstay in concert halls, theaters and jazz clubs as well as in the recording studio, on television, and in film. Read more about Jazz Voice Workshop with Ann Hampton Callaway
Join Jimmy Stewart & Aili Emilia to celebrate the release of their debut album, Experimental Mice. Heavily influenced by singer-songwriters like Damien Rice, the album features intricate finger picking, rich cello, and simple but beautiful vocal harmonies. Come to hear the live version played with a full band, plus the lovely Elsa Lee to start off the night. Read more about Jimmy Stewart & Aili Emilia with Elsa Lee
9x22 is a monthly opportunity for three choreographers of varying styles to present their work and discuss it with an informed and engaged audience. Each piece is followed by a discussion moderated by choreographer/curator Laurie Van Wieren. September’s choreographers: Valerie Oliveiro, Zoe Cinel, and Michelle Kranicke. Read more about 9x22 Dance/Lab
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. Read more about Story Club Minneapolis
"There's this invention that takes carbon out of the air and sequesters it and can do it on a massive scale. It's friendly to people -- anybody can use it. It was invented 300 million years ago, and it's called a tree." - Lee Frelich on Minnesota Public Radio Read more about Café Scientifique: Climate Change Solutions - A Trillion Trees
Two fearless comedic polymaths appear together for an unpredictable evening of stand-up comedy in Live from the Gutter! Jamie Loftus, host of feminist movie podcast The Bechdel Cast, brings her “absurdism for the modern woman” (Forbes). Sarah Sherman, AKA Sarah Squirm, continues her “never-ending mission to find and celebrate the beauty of the grotesque and weird” (Vulture). Read more about Jamie Loftus & Sarah Sherman: Live from the Gutter
Join us at The Westin Edina Galleria for Art Pop! A pop-up show and sale of abstract art and functional ceramics.
Featured Artists: Michelle Plombon, Lee Persell, Carl Beihl, Robert Bowman, Erika Ramsey & Jess Gotkin.
Saturday, September 28th and Sunday, September 29ths from 11a - 5p
Robinson & Couillard Rooms at The Westin Edina Galleria
This is a free event. No ticket purchase necessary. Read more about Art Pop