Arts & Performance

Paul Nelson Meet and Greet at Room & Board

Photographer Paul Nelson, co-founder of Wild Birds Flying, will be the guest artist at a meet-and-greet at Room & Board in Edina on Wednesday, June 13 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Paul follows migratory patterns of North American birds to capture a unique glimpse of their movements as they take off for flight. He developed a specialized photography rig that allows him to capture split-second images of the birds, resulting in stunning photographs that show patterns and details that the naked eye alone wouldn't be able to see. Read more about Paul Nelson Meet and Greet at Room & Board

Book Launch Party!

Join Edina author Megan Maynor for a sandcastle-themed book launch party celebrating her new picture book for children, The Sandcastle That Lola Built, published by Knopf Books for Young Readers. 

We'll have real sand to dig in and sea glass to find, tasty treats, a giant collaborative sandcastle art project, and, of course...story time!  Read more about Book Launch Party!

NEMAA 23rd Annual Art-A-Whirl

Immerse yourself in the art world by attending Art-A-Whirl’s open studio tour in the Northeast Minneapolis arts district. Not only will you get a behind-the-scenes look at local artists’ work in their studio spaces, but you can also purchase unique artwork in the form of paintings, pottery, sculpture, photography and more. 

may 18 // 5-10 pm
may 19 // noon-8 pm
may 20 // noon-5 pm Read more about NEMAA 23rd Annual Art-A-Whirl

Perceptions of Norway

Perceptions of Norway seeks to expand common perceptions of Norwegians and their culture. Through the eyes of a fellow American, photographer Nancy Bundt — an expat residing in Norway for 25 years — guests to the exhibit will be able to witness the photos and stories of a diverse group of Norwegians.

On display now-June 10 at Norway House. Read more about Perceptions of Norway

Ice Frolics Figure Skating Show

Get ready for the 52nd annual figure skating show by the Braemar City of Lakes Figure Skating Club. With themed music, talented skaters and gorgeous sets, you won’t want to miss this dazzling display.

All ages.

Adults $10, students and seniors $5.

6:30 p.m. Braemar Arena,

7501 Ikola Way; 952.833.9500; edinamn.gov Read more about Ice Frolics Figure Skating Show

Edina Concert Band Presents the Annual POPS Concert

Enjoy great family entertainment at the 65th Annual POPS Concert. This year's theme is "The Tonight Show starring Edina Concert Band." For five nights, students in Edina High School's top band will transform the stage into a talk show set, using it as a backdrop to showcase their talents and creativity with music, singing, dancing, comedy performances, and more.

The Edina Concert Band will also present "Mini-POPS," a condensed one-hour concert on Saturday, March 3 at 1 p.m. that features highlights from POPS. This matinee show is perfect for young ones and seniors. Read more about Edina Concert Band Presents the Annual POPS Concert

Pink Floyd's The Wall: A Rock Ballet

Twin Cities Ballet of Minnesota is excited to announce the World Premiere of its all-new original full-length rock ballet, The Wall, with live music by the band Run Like Hell! This groundbreaking event—a Minnesota first—features an incredible collaboration of local artists­: choreographers, dancers, painter, and musicians, and demonstrates TCB’s artistic vision and its dancers’ versatility. Read more about Pink Floyd's The Wall: A Rock Ballet

2 Girls & A Boyd Got New Shoes For Christmas December 19 & 20

Mary Jane Alm and Aimée & Boyd Lee combine with the “New Shoes” band featuring Richard Kriehn, Joe Savage, Gary Raynor and Peter Johnson - members of the "Guy's All-Star Shoe Band,” a fixture on Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion for over 20 years. Topping it off will be A Prairie Home Companion Grammy Award-winning guitarist and songwriter, Pat Donohue! This will be a truly fabulous and extremely musical experience - Don’t miss it! It may never happen again! Read more about 2 Girls & A Boyd Got New Shoes For Christmas December 19 & 20

Edina High School Ensembles Present the 5th Annual "Winter Jubilee"

Edina High School's premiere performing ensembles present the 5th annual "Winter Jubilee."  Themed, "A Joyful Celebration of the Season," the program features seasonal favorites from individual and combined ensembles.  Performances by the Concert Choir, Concert Band, Concert Orchestra, and Thespians are sure to warm the heart and fill the soul. Read more about Edina High School Ensembles Present the 5th Annual "Winter Jubilee"

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