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Northrop Presents: "Polina"

Northrop

Mar 20, 2019

2018-19 Northrop Film Series Best Buy Theater FREE and open to the public Based on the French graphic novel of the same name and co-directed by Angelin Preljocaj, this film follows the fictional journey of a young ballerina training to join the Bolshoi Ballet until her discovery of contemporary dance takes her down a different path. Staring Anastasia Shevtsova, who studied at the renowned...

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Dandelion Girl

SteppingStone Theatre

Mar 21, 2019 - Apr 7, 2019

This event occurs weekly, on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

WORLD PREMIERE CO-PRODUCTION WITH STEPPINGSTONE THEATRE When a bully tells 8 year-old Payton she’s nothing more than a dandelion (a weed, ordinary, and yellow on top of that), she turns to her dad for help. Dad share his own experience growing up in the United States as a first generation refugee.  Back in the day–the eighties–Dad taught himself martial arts by watching and practicing...

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REEL Talk: Daughters of the Dust

Penumbra Theatre

Mar 25, 2019

This 1991 independent film written, directed and produced by Julie Dash was the first feature film directed by an African American woman distributed theatrically in the United States. Set in 1902, it tells the story of three generations of Gullah or Geechee women in the Peazant family on St. Helena Island as they prepare to migrate to the North on the mainland. Notable for its lush...

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2018-19 Northrop Film Series Best Buy Theater FREE and open to the public Misty Copeland, who made history when she was named American Ballet Theatre’s first African-American female principal dancer in 2015, overcomes nearly disastrous injuries as well as stereotypes of what a ballerina should be to become one of the most recognizable and inspirational figures in the world of dance...

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Ballet Preljocaj

Northrop

Mar 30, 2019

Is there a secret passageway that allows us to enter a painting? Angelin Preljocaj, one of the leading stars of contemporary dance in France and abroad, answers YES with this fascinating exploration of the supernatural power of art. The choreography plunges us into the rich symbolism and metaphor of a traditional Chinese tale, The Painting on the Wall, a tale of two travelers mesmerized by a...

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Northrop will welcome Misty Copeland, the first African-American woman elevated to ballet’s highest title of principal dancer in New York’s American Ballet Theatre for a special event. The program will feature Misty’s personal story of overcoming hardships as a young girl, her meteoric rise in the world of ballet and beyond, and her commitment to empowering youth worldwide. The master of...

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American Ballet Theatre

Northrop

Apr 2, 2019

Northrop favorites since their first appearance in 1956, American Ballet Theatre celebrated our grand re-opening in 2014 with their beautiful Giselle. Five years later, they are back in a richly varied repertory program that showcases the passion, innovation and athleticism that the company is renowned for. Alexei Ratmansky’s Songs of Bukovina is set to music by Leonid Desyatnikov, full of...

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Longevity Health Expo

Maple Grove Community Center

Apr 6, 2019

The Longevity EXPO offers attendees options to see all the latest products and services for gaining better health.  Up to 110 Exhibitors and visit two Stages filled with on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day long. This show is all about products, services and information that will help you stay healthy and well at any age! See the latest in anti-aging,...

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Slice of the Twin Cities

Experience Minnesota Monthly’s Slice of the Twin Cities, an all-ages event where local pizzerias compete to be named the best by a panel of culinary experts. October 21st at Earle Brown Event Center

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Celebrate the spirit of Minnesota! Featuring the Best of Minnesota – the people, the culture, the landmarks and the spirit, the party will showcase the fun and diverse aspects of our state. December 5, 2018 at Aria
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