Pride's Crossing

Commonweal Theatre Co.

Oct 1, 2016 - Nov 13, 2016

One woman’s remarkable strength and determination will captivate you in this inspiring and triumphant story. At the age of 21, Mabel Tidings Bigelow became the first woman to swim the English Channel. At 90, Mabel recalls the events – from the momentous to the insignificant – that shaped her life as her family and friends gather for one last glorious party. Pride’s Crossing, hailed as...

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The Children

Pillsbury House Theatre

Oct 1, 2016 - Oct 16, 2016

Is it possible to survive a difficult childhood and go on to have a good life? Elements of Medea and contemporary events combine with a whimsical mixture of puppetry and wild theatricality to reveal an extraordinary journey of survival, hope and growth through the healing power of love.  Area Premiere by Michael Elyanow, directed by Noël Raymond

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Bars and Measures

The Jungle Theater

Oct 1, 2016 - Oct 9, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

A National New Play Network Rolling World PremiereBy Idris Goodwin Directed by Marion McClinton Featuring Ansa Akyea, Darius Dotch, Taous Khazem, and Maxwell Collyard A beautiful journey through faith, family, melody, and time Based on a true story, this National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere is the fascinating tale of two brothers. One a classical pianist, the other a jazz bass...

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Lab Theater

Oct 1, 2016 - Oct 2, 2016

Shoma – A Storytelling Dance-Theater Journey to the Desert Cassandra and Jawaahir Dance Company are proud to present Shoma, a dance theater extravaganza set during a bridal henna party in Saudi Arabia. A storyteller named Shoma entertains the bride’s guests with a Bedouin folktale of an independent shepherdess who gets lost in a sandstorm, to find herself in a magic garden. Shoma, like all...

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Waiting for Waiting for Godot

Open Eye Figure Theatre

Oct 1, 2016 - Oct 2, 2016

During this particular production of Waiting for Godot, there’s more drama going on backstage than there is onstage. And for these two understudies, they’re going to have to get used to it. Waiting for Waiting for Godot explores the absurd hilarity of theater and the meaning of fame.   Loudmouth Collective opens its fifth season at their artistic home away from home; Open...

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Shoma – A Storytelling Dance-Theater Journey to the Desert

The Lab Theater

Oct 1, 2016 - Oct 2, 2016

Shoma – A Storytelling Dance-Theater Journey to the DesertThursday-Sunday, September 29–October 2, 2016Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 8:00pm.Saturday and Sunday at 2:00pm for matinees.Post-show discussion with our wonderful artists on Friday evening!Cassandra and Jawaahir Dance Company are proud to present Shoma, a dance theater extravaganza set during a bridal henna party in Saudi Arabia. A...

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Modern Vaudeville is an ongoing comedy, variety, and talk show that features the Twin Cities top performers, with a wink to the past.  The October Season Two Kickoff will showcase comedian Miss Shannan Paul, circus-juggler Chimgee Haltarhuu, jazz-rock quartet Terramara, and is hosted by midwest emmy award winning comedian/magician David Harris. Circus-juggler Chimgee Haltarhuu will be...

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YWCA Minneapolis celebrates 125 years of being at the forefront of social justice change focused on racial justice and empowering women. You’re Invited to YWCA Minneapolis Downtown Open House on October 2 When: Sunday, October 2, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PMWhere: YWCA Minneapolis Downtown - 1130 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403 Food, fun, activities and prizes for children and...

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MN State Fairgrounds

Oct 2, 2016

Rummage is a pop-up market of retailers that align with local culture and climate plus more than 15 bands playing live on stage, attractions for all ages, fair-inspired food and craft beer. Retailers will be offering special discounts for this occasion as well as previewing winter goods and wares.

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Intro to Brewing

Northern Brewer

Oct 2, 2016

Let’s get started! Learn how to brew with our knowledgeable staff in a small group environment. We’ll brew a batch of beer so you can visually see the process from beginning to end. This introductory class will cover malt extract brewing, siphoning, bottling and more. Questions encouraged. Class size limited so please call or register online to reserve your spot. Receive a free...

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