Arts & Performance

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.

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!

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.

Inspiring Melodies with Mary Beth Carlson set for Nov. 16

Pianist and international recording artist, Mary Beth Carlson, will
perform “Inspiring Melodies,” an intimate and uplifting concert that entertains
and inspires. The free performance is on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at 2:00 p.m.
at Covenant Village of Golden Valley, a faith-based senior living community located
at 5800 St. Croix Ave. N., Golden Valley. Space is limited and reservations

Charles Lazarus Featured Performer with the Edina Concert Band

World renowned trumpeter, Charles Lazarus, is the featured special guest performer at the Edina Concert Band concert at Edina High School Fick Auditorium on Monday, October 30th, 7 pm.  Lazarus is a multi-faceted performer, composer, producer and band leader whose career has included tenures with the Dallas Brass, Meridian Arts Ensemble, Canadian Brass, and the Minnesota Orchestra.  He has also performed with the Empire Brass, New York Philharmonic Principal Brass, London Brass, Barry White and opened for Tony Bennett.

MacPhail Free Family Music Series: Jack Brass Band

The Jack Brass Band is back! A Free Family Music Series favorite, this group of musicians brings New Orleans jazz to Antonello Hall. Tap your toes to, ‘When the Saints Go Marching in’, ‘Iko Iko’, ‘You Are My Sunshine’ and many more! After the concerts come say hello to Mr. Trombone, Trumpet or Sousaphone!

The 451st Army Band to Perform at Covenant Village of Golden Valley

Honor and celebrate U.S. military veterans when the 451st Army Band’s “Patriots of Note” performs on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Covenant Village of Golden Valley. The 12-piece variety ensemble features brass, woodwinds, percussion and vocals. The band is comprised of musicians from the 451st Army Band. The performance is free and open to the public. Reservations are required by visiting the website here or calling (877) 804-7017.

Camelot VIP Weekend with Minneapolis’ own Bill Mack & Gary Welton

While in the process of
re-building and aiding in community efforts in the Florida Keys, Ms. Alpert has
determined the
“show will go on”…both as planned for this coming week in Minneapolis
and for Bill Mack’s upcoming “Fantasy Fest’ exhibition in Key West in
October. Alpert will be hosting a VIP extravaganza this weekend in
Minneapolis where art enthusiasts will spend time getting to know Bill Mack and
Gary Welton, while enjoying a behind the scenes studio tour, a painting

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