Arts & Performance

"But It Was Cold Last Week!" and Other Sins Against Climatology

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.

The Buffalo Show

Oyate Hotanin (“Voice of the People”) returns for another adventure, featuring Dakota elder poet and storyteller Strong Buffalo, hosted by bridge-builder and storyteller Al Gross. Featuring live music, poetry and comedy performances, plus video clips, live interviews, and special guests, The Buffalo Show is a unique showcase for Native and Indigenous Artists of all disciplines! (Live shows are filmed for later airing on the Oyate Hotanin YouTube Channel.) 

Art Gallery Opening Reception – Edward Bock Art

Please join us for the opening reception at Everett & Charlie ​Art Gallery in Linden Hills on June 6 for Edward Bock's "Darkfield Biome" paintings.  The art is of an imaginary world of macro and micro overlapping views of his garden and pond at night.

Minneapolis Pops Orchestra - 70th Season Platinum Preview Party

To start our 70th season off on the right note, the Minneapolis Pops Orchestra is having a party–and you’re invited! Support your Minneapolis Pops Orchestra by joining us for this special evening of celebration.

70th Season Platinum Preview Party

Tuesday, June 11th

Edina Country Club

6:00-8:30 PM

Here Comes the Sun! Pops Concert

The Edina Chorale is excited to present its spring Pops concert, Here Comes the Sun, Friday, May 17th, and Saturday, May 18th, 7:30 pm. at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, 9201 Normandale Blvd., Bloomington, MN.

Art Girls for Questscope

Art Girls for Questscope is a unique event that will bring together art enthusiasts and philanthropists across the Twin Cities in support of refugee and marginalized youth. Join us for an evening of art, food, and drinks with people on a mission to ensure all children have the chance to learn, grow, and hope. Guests will have the opportunity to bid on selected fine works of art throughout the evening in which 50% of all proceeds will go to Questscope and its cause. You will not want to miss this sure to be impactful and energetic evening.

Kenwood Symphony Presents American Masterpieces

The Kenwood Symphony Orchestra presents a free classical concert featuring two works by American composers. First on the program is Copland’s Appalachian Spring. Next on the program, Helen Chang-Haertzen will be the featured soloist performing Korngold’s Violin Concerto in D Major, with accompaniment by the Kenwood Symphony Orchestra.

Juggle Jam 21

World’s Largest Youth Juggling Group Celebrates 21th Annual Juggle Jam
Over 90 jugglers from Twin Cities-based JUGHEADS to perform on May 17th-18th

Juggle Jam, a popular, family-event featuring the cast of the world’s largest youth juggling group returns for the 21th straight year on May 17th-18th.  The show will include over 90 members of the JUGHEADS Youth Juggling Company in an energetic, music-filled performance at Hopkins High School.

This year’s show has it all: rhythm, drama, comedy, dex


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