Arts & Performance
The Local Music Scene is a rotating cast of some of the best improvisors in the Twin Cities who use the music of local artists as inspiration for improvised scenes. August’s guest is Russ Parrish, an award-winning singer/songwriter and Nashville native. Influenced by artists like Ed Sheeran, The Beatles, and NEEDTOBREATHE, his desire is to write and play songs of hope, bringing everyone together with his music. Read more about The Local Music Scene presents: Russ Parrish
Synth pop, art rock, and singer-songwriter ballads collide in this awesome rock show featuring three unique Minneapolis artists!
Admiral Fox is a Minneapolis-based synth pop outfit. Their homemade style of recording recalls Neutral Milk Hotel, Fleet Foxes, and a lo-fi Radiohead.
Hannah Wolf started out as a musician 7 years ago doing vocals and percussion in local band “Shape Than Shift” at the young age of 15. She is a past recipient and prestigious main stage performer in Fargo’s Celebration of Women and Music. Read more about Admiral Fox, Half Wolf, and Jacob Whalen
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. Read more about "But it Was Cold Last Week!" and Other Sins Against Climatology
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 Read more about Gershwin, Ravel & Jazz: Hear the 20s Roar
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 Read more about Mini Plays for Minneapolis (+ St. Paul)
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. Read more about PechaKucha Night: Are Galleries Dead? Not in NE!
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. Read more about Disney’s 'Coco' with Live Orchestra
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! Read more about 'Fiddler on the Roof' at the Orpheum
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. Read more about Lyle Lovett and His Large Band