Home-Grown Hollywood


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ON AN ORDINARY SUNDAY in February 1989, Ali Selim was at home in St. Paul, reading the morning newspaper. As he turned the pages of the Star Tribune’s weekend magazine, Selim came across a short story by Bemidji author Will Weaver. It was a captivating tale called “A Gravestone Made of Wheat,” about the slow-growing love between a Norwegian immigrant farmer and his mail-order bride.

“It was one of those stories that made the earth move, or stop, or shift,” Selim recalls. “When I finished it, I felt really touched.” Selim was in his late twenties. He’d been married for a few years, and the couple had a new baby. He’d been producing commercials and was just starting to get into directing. And he’d been looking for an idea—characters, setting, conflict—that he could turn into a movie.

As he put down the paper, Selim’s mind ticked through the logistics of turning Weaver’s story into images on a screen: all it would take was a small cast and an old farmhouse—he could shoot using mostly natural light and wouldn’t need a big crew. “I thought, ‘Boy, this will be really easy,’” he says.

OPEN ON WINTER 2005. Selim and his wife, Robin, have just celebrated their 20th anniversary. They’re standing in the kitchen of their home—a different residence now, but in the same St. Paul neighborhood. Their oldest child is 18, and they have two others, 14 and 10.

Selim is 44, but he could pass for younger. Dressed in jeans and a fleece jacket, he looks the part of a REI employee. When a FedEx truck pulls up outside, Selim excuses himself and returns carrying two heavy, octagonal metal cases, one in each hand. They contain reels of his film, Sweet Land, based on Weaver’s short story. “It’s here,” Selim murmurs, something he’s been waiting to say for 17 years.

FEW ART FORMS ARE as resource-intensive, multifaceted, and complicated as filmmaking. The typical Hollywood flick works on roughly a three-year production cycle. The first year, the script is written and pitched. Financing is secured. The second year, the film is planned and designed (pre-production) and shot. During the third year, it is edited (post-production), marketed, and released to theaters.

Independent filmmakers such as Selim, whose films are produced without the support of a major movie studio, navigate this process on their own. That’s why an independent film can take much longer to finish—if it’s completed at all. And even though Selim obtained financing on his own from private investors, managed to attract A-list talent (including Alan Cumming and Ned Beatty), and directed a film that, when it debuted this past October at the Hamptons International Film Festival, earned the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature, there’s no guarantee it will be picked up by a distributor, or that you’ll ever get to see it.

So why don’t independent filmmakers stick to their day jobs and let Hollywood studios make all the movies? Why sink your heart, soul, and reputation (not to mention finances) into a project that may never see the dark of a theater? Because the world is bigger than palm-lined Santa Monica Boulevard and the taxi-clogged streets of New York City. And it’s populated by characters who aren’t superheroes or stereotypes. And there are stories—like that of a farming community out on the Minnesota prairie—that can’t help but rise up like sturdy stalks of wheat.

LIGHTS, CAMERA, AND CREW surround the historic train depot in Montevideo, a small town about 130 miles west of the Twin Cities. Actors don bow ties and derby hats. Todd Johnson, who grew up in Montevideo, has taken time off from his job as a cell phone salesman in Richfield to come back and play an extra—he believes this is the first time he’s ever worn a three-piece suit. A curious crowd has gathered around the depot to watch. Cops block traffic on the town’s main drag. The wait at a stop sign is said to be 10 minutes.

For four weeks in October 2004, Selim’s cast and crew worked 12- to 15-hour days, six days a week, shooting Sweet Land in Montevideo and the surrounding area—and giving locals a crash course in the logistics of filmmaking. The process goes something like this: first, create an authentic world—in this case, one of fields and farmhouses, furnished with everything from horses in the barns to china on the tabletop. Then, bring in the actors, whom you are responsible for feeding and housing. Finally, move the actors through the world and have them tell the story, capturing it all on film from dozens of different angles.

Montevideo residents helped Sweet Land’s crew create the film’s setting, an insular Norwegian American farming community where Inge (Elizabeth Reaser), a German refugee of World War I, struggles to understand her would-be groom, Olaf (Tim Guinee), and find acceptance in the community. Locals pulled Model Ts and buggies out of their garages and barns and gave up rooms in their homes. (Since it was hunting season, most of the area’s hotel rooms were already booked. It took some creative thinking to accommodate Sweet Land’s 100-plus cast and crew.) A local nonprofit shared its working 1913 steam thresher; a farmer plowed up his soybeans and planted barley instead; a restaurateur coached Alex Kingston (Dr. Elizabeth Corday on NBC’s ER) for a scene in which she makes a pie.

Most moviegoers aren’t aware of the long hours that go into honing a film’s details. But a year later, back in St. Paul, Selim hasn’t forgotten what each shot of Sweet Land required. He stands at the kitchen counter and opens a four-inch-thick binder that contains an annotated copy of the script, and, starting to sketch, explains how a typical scene is filmed multiple times, with the camera set up in different positions, so the editor can splice various shots together. The script supervisor, he says, tracks everything in this script “bible” and makes sure all the necessary shots have been filmed. Selim points out straight and squiggled lines marked on the script that indicate whether or not dialogue was picked up on the microphone and neatly printed notes that explain the reason for a second take, such as “Olaf and Inge have trouble with Norwegian.” The number of details a director must manage often goes unappreciated. Selim tells an anecdote about a man who asked him, “Why should it take any longer than 30 seconds to make a 30-second TV commercial?”

Directing feature actors, who must reveal their characters and how they’re changing slowly, layer by layer, differs from directing actors in commercials, Selim found. “You’re like, ‘Look at the ceiling, look at the floor, turn and bite the potato chip,’” he says of commercial work. “Directing feature actors is more like doing theater. You’re constantly talking about the arc.”

And during those precious minutes when a director is talking to his actors and discussing the nuances of teasing out the narrative arc, the sun is setting and the wind is picking up—it’s a constant battle to get all the shooting in, given the parameters of budget and schedule. Yet Selim says he wasn’t fazed by the production’s logistical challenges. Instead, the most difficult aspect of the shoot was being the only person who could actually see the film coming together in his mind’s eye. He recalls: “I looked at the 135 people standing there, believing me, freezing their asses off. There’s my wife and three kids, looking at me, and I think, ‘Is this going to work, and is it worth it? Because I’m dragging all these people through a lot of crap.’”

WHILE THE CAST AND CREW slogged through some trying days of filming, Selim had already shouldered Sweet Land’s artistic burden for years. He grew up in south Minneapolis, attended St. Thomas Academy, and earned a degree in English and philosophy at the University of St. Thomas (where his father taught economics) before deciding to devote himself to the celluloid arts. In his early twenties, Selim took filmmaking classes and started at the bottom of the industry, working as a production assistant, doing things such as scouting locations and bringing doughnuts. “I realized pretty quickly there’s no path,” he says. “If you want to direct, you direct. I just had to cook up a way to become a director.”

So Selim convinced St. Thomas Academy to replace its outdated 1950s recruiting film and hire him to make a new one. After producing and directing it, Selim was no longer just a guy who talked about making films, but a guy who actually made films—a guy who could be trusted to do so again. Selim, as they say in the industry, had a little “heat” on him.

Selim spent most of the 1990s making commercials for New York and Los Angeles production companies. About half the year, he was away from home, directing everything from a stadium full of football fans to a trained turtle for such companies as Coke, McDonald’s, Blockbuster Video, and Citibank. He estimates he has directed about 800 commercials throughout his career, earning recognition from Ad Week magazine as one of the industry’s most sought-after U.S. directors. “It’s very exotic in some ways and like being a carny in others,” he says of the work. During this time, Selim started a production company with Robin, who still handles much of the business related to his filmmaking operations. (For Sweet Land, she served as producer Jim Bigham’s right hand.) Between commercial jobs, Selim spent his free time developing a script based on a story he’d optioned, Will Weaver’s “A Gravestone Made of Wheat.”

Sweet Land’s path from the page to the screen came about through a combination of hard work, serendipity, and, of course, connections. Selim showed the script to actor Alan Cumming (The Anniversary Party), whom he’d met years earlier in Los Angeles while screening a short film, and Gil Bellows (The Shawshank Redemption, Ally McBeal), whom he’d once directed in a steak sauce commercial. Both wanted to help: Cumming offered to play Olaf’s best friend (a role Selim had written with Cumming in mind), and Bellows set up a series of readings in Los Angeles for Selim to workshop the script. Workshop participants loved the story, but they didn’t think it was the sort of project a Hollywood studio would fund. How do you market a film, they asked, with a gradual pace, a historic setting, and, of all things, Norwegian dialogue? Selim would have to find his own financing.

After talking to a high-school friend who had raised a lot of investment capital during the dot-com boom, Selim met up with Bellows, who was shooting The Weather Man, in Chicago, in the spring of 2004. “Bellows said, ‘If this guy can raise a dollar, go make your movie for a dollar,’” Selim recalls. “If you shoot it in your backyard with Styrofoam sets, it might not be a very good movie, but Alan and I will come. And if your friend can raise two dollars, then don’t make Styrofoam sets, make wooden sets.”

Selim went home and garnered his first chunk of money the very next day—from the couple who financed the St. Thomas film nearly 20 years before. Through a network of private investors, mostly Minnesotans, Selim and his executive producers (and lifelong friends), Ed Driscoll and Tom Lieberman, gathered enough money to get started (the figure $1 million has been previously published, but Selim declines to comment while he’s talking to distributors). By July 15, 2004, they were ready to roll. The film needed to be shot during fall harvest, and Selim wasn’t prepared to wait another year. Although the pre-production schedule would be extremely tight, he gathered his cast. “I think everybody thought I was insane,” he says.

SELIM IS CURRENTLY in the process of screening the film for distributors and discussing the possibility of bringing it into theaters. Enthusiastic audiences at screenings in Montevideo (two showings were planned, but more had to be added to accommodate the crowds) and in Minneapolis have been encouraging, and the Hamptons award bodes particularly well. (Open Water, the Blair Witch of shark-infested waters, premiered at Hamptons in 2003 and went on to gross $30 million at the box office.) Sweet Land is poised to be what Selim says Minnesota needs: a film that makes money, one that shows “there’s a business side to show business.”

Jane Minton, executive director of Minnesota’s Independent Feature Project (IFP), an organization that assists local independent filmmakers and other media artists, agrees. “I think this community really needs a breakout film,” she says. She compares Minneapolis to Austin, Texas, with its lively arts culture, and says that just as Richard Linklater’s Dazed and Confused put Austin’s filmmakers on the map, Sweet Land could do the same. “Ali has a really great shot,” she says. “This film has everything. It’s beautifully executed. It has a known cast and a great story. It’s won an audience award. Distributors have to look at that.”

Selim’s success could produce a ripple effect throughout Minnesota’s filmmaking community, Minton says. Investors take out their checkbooks, and Selim makes another film and brings new cast and crew talent up through the ranks. New filmmakers are inspired to tell their stories—and when they call an L.A. agent or production company, they won’t get the blowoff, “Minne-where?”

Once a sought-after filming location (during the 1990s, the Minnesota Film & TV Board shepherded such movies as Fargo, Grumpy Old Men, and The Mighty Ducks, to the state), Minnesota has fallen off Hollywood’s hot list in the past half-decade or so. The state became less attractive, financially speaking, after the Pawlenty administration’s decision in 2003 to eliminate the state’s rebate incentive, “Snowbate,” and to reduce funding for the state film board. Hollywood filmmakers found they could stretch their budgets further in Canada (due to its favorable currency exchange) or in other states that offer lucrative tax incentives. Local production crews left town to follow the work, causing the industry to further stagnate.

But a confluence of events in 2005 seems to indicate that things may be getting better. IFP moved to a new, larger facility. The film board had its funding reinstated in the last legislative session and hired a new executive director. North Country, Factotum, and the forthcoming film based on A Prairie Home Companion were all shot in Minnesota, bringing money and attention back to the state. While filmmaking injects money directly into the local economy (the film board estimates North Country’s economic impact to be $2 to $3 million), it also spotlights the state in a way that enhances tourism and attracts job applicants. So, too, can a vibrant independent film community reveal a community’s artistic side. “People will be really proud of our literary and filmmaking traditions once they’ve seen Sweet Land,” says Minton.

One of Sweet Land’s executive producers, Gill Holland (an indie icon who has produced more than 40 low-budget films, including the recent Sundance Film Festival hit Loggerheads), has high hopes for Selim. “He is as talented as a director can be,” Holland says. “If things go his way and with a little luck, I believe he will be an A-lister in five years and an American master in 30 years.”

Whether or not Sweet Land fits in with a distributor’s “product strategy,” as they say in the biz, Selim believes the film has already been a success. “I think I’ve already done what I set out to do,” he says. Which is to make a film that takes us inside someone else’s world—one where love can overcome cultural barriers that seem as wide as the prairie skies—and makes us better understand our own.

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Cost: FREE

Where:
Boneshaker Books
2002 23rd Ave S
Mpls, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Threads Dance Project
Contact Name: Aili Emilia Kotnik
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The Language You Cry In (1998) is an amazing detective story that reveals meaningful links between African Americans and their ancestral past. Bridging hundreds of years and thousands of miles from...

Cost: Free

Where:
Penumbra Theatre
270 N Kent St
St Paul, MN  55102
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Hot Funky Butt Jazz is an original musical exploring the exciting, turbulent world of 1900’s New Orleans and vibrant personalities that invented “hot music” or Jazz. The spirit of Voodoo...

Cost: $9

Where:
Dowling Studio at Guthrie Theater
818 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: Interact Center for the Performing and Visual Arts
Telephone: 651-209-3575
Website »

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A moment of peace in the midst of war. Silent Night recounts a miraculous moment of peace during World War I. The Pulitzer-Prize winning music masterfully juxtaposes the bombastic sounds of war...

Cost: $25-$215

Where:
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington Street
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 612-333-6669
Website »

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COLLIDE'S exciting new production of The Great Gatsby is coming to the Ritz Theater November 8-18, 2018. COLLIDE brings F. Scott Fitzgeralds’ classic novel to life in an innovative new dance...

Cost: $26-$50

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: COLLIDE Theatrical Dance Company
Telephone: 612-715-6020
Contact Name: Meredith Casey
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Curated by Heather Carroll MLIS '18 Opening Reception & Oral History Booth: November 3, 6-8 pm The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery proudly presents an exhibition about the evolution and influence...

Cost: free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Ave
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6637
Contact Name: Nicole M. Watson, Director
Website »

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Local photographer David Husom depicts the upper Mississippi River Valley from a new and unique perspective. For the past two years Husom has been photographing the area with a UAV (drone). These...

Cost: free

Where:
The Anderson Center
163 Tower View Drive
Red Wing, MN  55066
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Sponsor: The Anderson Center
Telephone: 651-388-2009
Contact Name: Stephanie Rogers
Website »

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You've probably spent countless hours in front of a screen watching a hero save the world, solve a mystery, plan a prison break or repair a spaceship to return home. Now it's your turn! The Escape...

Cost: $34.99

Where:
Mall of America
300 East Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Opening reception Friday, October 5, 7-9pm Local photographer David Husom depicts the upper Mississippi River Valley from a new and unique perspective. For the past two years Husom has been...

Cost: free

Where:
The Anderson Center Main Gallery
163 Tower View Drive
Red Wing, MN  55066
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Sponsor: The Anderson Center
Telephone: 651-388-2009
Contact Name: Stephanie Rogers
Website »

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Light breakfast, lunch, and beverage tasting included   Do you feel like you need to get back in touch with the dreams you had for yourself as a business owner? In the crazy-busy life of an...

Cost: Tickets: $99 for WIN Members, $129 for Non-Members

Where:
The Schmidt Artist Lofts
900 7th St W
St Paul, MN  55102
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Discover Original Gifts and Support Local Artists The Arts of the Holidays Show & Sale at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts features more than 100 local artists selling a unique blend of handmade...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Minnetonka Center for the Arts
2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN  55391
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Sponsor: Minnetonka Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-473-7361
Contact Name: Nikki Lindberg
Website »

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Known for her extraordinary hand-crafted felted wool sculptures, Elsa Jo Ellison is among 100 artists whose handcrafted work will be sold at this year’s Holiday Gallery Shop. For more than 20...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Telephone: 612-436-0464
Website »

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OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 20, 2-5 pm The Edge of Water, a SPOTLIGHT exhibition of new paintings by Holly Swift, opens October 20th at Groveland Gallery. A native of Illinois, Swift...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Groveland Gallery
Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sarah Johnson
Website »

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OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 20, 2-5 pm Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of ­­­­­Along the Shoreline, an exhibit of new paintings by Kit Wilson. A Minneapolis...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Groveland Gallery
Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sarah Johnson
Website »

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From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and...

Cost: $32-$42

Where:
Ames Center Black Box Theatre
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
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Telephone: 952.895.4685
Website »

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From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and...

Cost: $32 to $42

Where:
Ames Center Black Box Theatre
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
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Upcoming Casting Calls in Minneapolis Location: Provided via email Company Info: https://www.princessparty.com/ Send headshots, measurements, resume and preferred audition time to...

Cost: No Cost

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: The Princess Party Co
Contact Name: Mikaela Lee
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Online Subzero Wilderness survival class November 6th 1) Frostbite Survival:2.Types & Stages of Cold Weather-Related Illnesses:3) Stay Fueled To Avoid Hypoglycemia.4.Stay Hydrated To Avoid...

Cost: $ 15.00 per adult $5.00 per child and $30.00 per group or family

Where:
google class
Minneapolis Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN  55111
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Sponsor: online community ed and in person classes
Telephone: 208-351-3407
Contact Name: dallin saurey
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CO.STARTERS at the Hill is a 9-week program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action. Over the nine weeks, groups of 10-15...

Cost: $500

Where:
James J. Hill Center
80 West Fourth Street
Saint Paul, MN
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Join an ASL Learning Group - Want to learn ASL for a loved one? Studying ASL and need to practice? Let's get started! Free and open to all ages! Recommende for beginner/intermediate levels....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Boneshaker Books
2002 23rd Ave S
Mpls, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Threads Dance Project
Contact Name: Aili Emilia Kotnik
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On November 13 we are screening Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World. RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World is an electrifying look at the Native American influence in popular music —...

Cost: Free

Where:
Twin Cities TPT
172 East 4th Street
Saint Paul, MN  55105
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Wrangler Ross’ Radio Ranch A radio drama and musical tribute to two 1st generation Norwegian-American radio stars of the 1930s and 40s, Slim Jim and the Vagabond Kid, whose programs combined...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
Waconia American Legion
233 S. Olive St.
Waconia, MN  55387
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Sponsor: Scandia Lodge Sons of Norway/Waconia
Telephone: 952-200-2802
Contact Name: John Ofstehage
Website »

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Hot Funky Butt Jazz is an original musical exploring the exciting, turbulent world of 1900’s New Orleans and vibrant personalities that invented “hot music” or Jazz. The spirit of Voodoo...

Cost: $9

Where:
Dowling Studio at Guthrie Theater
818 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN  55415
View map »


Sponsor: Interact Center for the Performing and Visual Arts
Telephone: 651-209-3575
Website »

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COLLIDE'S exciting new production of The Great Gatsby is coming to the Ritz Theater November 8-18, 2018. COLLIDE brings F. Scott Fitzgeralds’ classic novel to life in an innovative new dance...

Cost: $26-$50

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: COLLIDE Theatrical Dance Company
Telephone: 612-715-6020
Contact Name: Meredith Casey
Website »

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MIRACLE ON CHRISTMAS LAKE a RIP-ROARING holiday comedy by Jessica Lind Peterson directed by Jason PetersonNOVEMBER 9th - DECEMBER 30thPERFORMANCE TIMES Tuesday - Sunday @ 7:30pm Wednesday,...

Cost: Tues. $23 | Wed. $26 | Thurs. $26 | Fri. $30 | Sat. $30 | Sat. & Sun. matinee $2

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo
, MN  55369
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Sponsor: http://yellowtreetheatre.com/miracle-on-christmas-lake-1/

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A moment of peace in the midst of war. Silent Night recounts a miraculous moment of peace during World War I. The Pulitzer-Prize winning music masterfully juxtaposes the bombastic sounds of war...

Cost: $25-$215

Where:
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington Street
St. Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Telephone: 612-333-6669
Website »

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Local photographer David Husom depicts the upper Mississippi River Valley from a new and unique perspective. For the past two years Husom has been photographing the area with a UAV (drone). These...

Cost: free

Where:
The Anderson Center
163 Tower View Drive
Red Wing, MN  55066
View map »


Sponsor: The Anderson Center
Telephone: 651-388-2009
Contact Name: Stephanie Rogers
Website »

More information

Opening reception Friday, October 5, 7-9pm Local photographer David Husom depicts the upper Mississippi River Valley from a new and unique perspective. For the past two years Husom has been...

Cost: free

Where:
The Anderson Center Main Gallery
163 Tower View Drive
Red Wing, MN  55066
View map »


Sponsor: The Anderson Center
Telephone: 651-388-2009
Contact Name: Stephanie Rogers
Website »

More information

You've probably spent countless hours in front of a screen watching a hero save the world, solve a mystery, plan a prison break or repair a spaceship to return home. Now it's your turn! The Escape...

Cost: $34.99

Where:
Mall of America
300 East Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
View map »

More information

Curated by Heather Carroll MLIS '18 Opening Reception & Oral History Booth: November 3, 6-8 pm The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery proudly presents an exhibition about the evolution and influence...

Cost: free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Ave
St. Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Telephone: 651-690-6637
Contact Name: Nicole M. Watson, Director
Website »

More information

Discover Original Gifts and Support Local Artists The Arts of the Holidays Show & Sale at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts features more than 100 local artists selling a unique blend of handmade...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Minnetonka Center for the Arts
2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN  55391
View map »


Sponsor: Minnetonka Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-473-7361
Contact Name: Nikki Lindberg
Website »

More information

Known for her extraordinary hand-crafted felted wool sculptures, Elsa Jo Ellison is among 100 artists whose handcrafted work will be sold at this year’s Holiday Gallery Shop. For more than 20...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
View map »


Telephone: 612-436-0464
Website »

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Join the Twin Cities Wedding & Event Professionals (TCWEP) at our November networking event being held at Festivities event decor rental showroom. TCWEP networking group is all about...

Cost: $40-$60 non-members, $20 members, $10 1st-time visitors & full-time students

Where:
Festivities Event Decor Rental
10701 Red Circle Drive
Minnetonka, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Twin Cities Wedding & Event Professionals
Telephone: 612-424-2786
Contact Name: Elizabeth Sherry
Website »

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OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 20, 2-5 pm Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of ­­­­­Along the Shoreline, an exhibit of new paintings by Kit Wilson. A Minneapolis...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Sponsor: Groveland Gallery
Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sarah Johnson
Website »

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OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 20, 2-5 pm The Edge of Water, a SPOTLIGHT exhibition of new paintings by Holly Swift, opens October 20th at Groveland Gallery. A native of Illinois, Swift...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Sponsor: Groveland Gallery
Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sarah Johnson
Website »

More information

Set in the 1920's when radio ruled the airwaves and small stations thrived, Radio Gals is a charming musical about Hazel Hunt from Cedar Ridge, Arkansas, who broadcasts from her front parlor with...

Cost: $25-36 (discounts for seniors and groups)

Where:
Ives Auditorium in the MN Masonic Heritage Center
11411 Masonic Homem Dr
Bloomington, MN  55437
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Sponsor: Sidekick Theatre
Telephone: 952-948-6506
Website »

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Set in the 1920s when radio ruled the airwaves and small stations thrived, Radio Gals is a razzamatazz musical comedy about Hazel Hunt from Cedar Ridge, Arkansas. Hazel broadcasts from her front...

Cost: $29–$36 (taxes & fees incl)

Where:
Ives Auditorium
Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center
11411 Masonic Home Dr
Bloomington, MN  55437
View map »


Sponsor: Sidekick Theatre
Telephone: 612-618-7008
Contact Name: Tim Stolz
Website »

More information

From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and...

Cost: $32-$42

Where:
Ames Center Black Box Theatre
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
View map »


Telephone: 952.895.4685
Website »

More information

From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and...

Cost: $32 to $42

Where:
Ames Center Black Box Theatre
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
View map »


Website »

More information

CO.STARTERS at the Hill is a 9-week program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action. Over the nine weeks, groups of 10-15...

Cost: $500

Where:
James J. Hill Center
80 West Fourth Street
Saint Paul, MN
View map »

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Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian Jon Meacham will discuss previous moments of crisis and partisan deadlock in American history and suggest how previous generations — and we, in our...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Northrop
84 Church St. SE
Carlson Family Stage
Mineapolis, MN  55455
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Join an ASL Learning Group - Want to learn ASL for a loved one? Studying ASL and need to practice? Let's get started! Free and open to all ages! Recommende for beginner/intermediate levels....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Boneshaker Books
2002 23rd Ave S
Mpls, MN  55404
View map »


Sponsor: Threads Dance Project
Contact Name: Aili Emilia Kotnik
Website »

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Secrets of Glensheen is BACK by popular demand! Glensheen Collections Manager, Milissa Brooks Ojibway, will showcase various objects from the Glensheen collection that have been hidden out of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Glensheen Mansion
3300 London Road
Duluth, MN  55804
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Telephone: 218-726-8910
Website »

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Hot Funky Butt Jazz is an original musical exploring the exciting, turbulent world of 1900’s New Orleans and vibrant personalities that invented “hot music” or Jazz. The spirit of Voodoo...

Cost: $9

Where:
Dowling Studio at Guthrie Theater
818 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN  55415
View map »


Sponsor: Interact Center for the Performing and Visual Arts
Telephone: 651-209-3575
Website »

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Triple Espresso—a highly caffeinated comedy shines the spotlight on three hilarious performers as they reminisce about their ill-fated big break. Meet Hugh Butternut, Buzz Maxwell and Bobby Bean,...

Cost: $25 – $52.50 (Discounts for seniors, military, kids, groups, and subscribers)

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
Website »

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MIRACLE ON CHRISTMAS LAKE a RIP-ROARING holiday comedy by Jessica Lind Peterson directed by Jason PetersonNOVEMBER 9th - DECEMBER 30thPERFORMANCE TIMES Tuesday - Sunday @ 7:30pm Wednesday,...

Cost: Tues. $23 | Wed. $26 | Thurs. $26 | Fri. $30 | Sat. $30 | Sat. & Sun. matinee $2

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo
, MN  55369
View map »


Sponsor: http://yellowtreetheatre.com/miracle-on-christmas-lake-1/

More information

COLLIDE'S exciting new production of The Great Gatsby is coming to the Ritz Theater November 8-18, 2018. COLLIDE brings F. Scott Fitzgeralds’ classic novel to life in an innovative new dance...

Cost: $26-$50

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
View map »


Sponsor: COLLIDE Theatrical Dance Company
Telephone: 612-715-6020
Contact Name: Meredith Casey
Website »

More information

A moment of peace in the midst of war. Silent Night recounts a miraculous moment of peace during World War I. The Pulitzer-Prize winning music masterfully juxtaposes the bombastic sounds of war...

Cost: $25-$215

Where:
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington Street
St. Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Telephone: 612-333-6669
Website »

More information

Happy Holihaze! Join us as we round out our 60th anniversary season with trademark BNW holiday hilarity! “Angels We Have Heard Are High (O Holy Crap!)” features all-star performers Lauren...

Cost: $20-$39

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-332-6620
Website »

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Febreze wants to offer you the chance to win a FREE workout at CycleBar as part of its #FebrezeYourGear campaign which encourages gym goers to spray Febreze Fabric Refresher on gym clothing,...

Cost: $23

Where:
CycleBar Uptown
2927 Girard Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: Febreze
Telephone: (612) 353-4492
Website »

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Looking for a productive networking experience that will kick off your day? This is for you! Each attendee will have the opportunity to speak to a receptive audience about her company’s products...

Cost: $15-35

Where:
TeamWomen
5775 Wayzata Blvd
Suite 820
Saint Louis Park, MN  55416
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Sponsor: TeamWomen
Contact Name: Briana Galbraith
Website »

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Curated by Heather Carroll MLIS '18 Opening Reception & Oral History Booth: November 3, 6-8 pm The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery proudly presents an exhibition about the evolution and influence...

Cost: free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Ave
St. Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Telephone: 651-690-6637
Contact Name: Nicole M. Watson, Director
Website »

More information

Local photographer David Husom depicts the upper Mississippi River Valley from a new and unique perspective. For the past two years Husom has been photographing the area with a UAV (drone). These...

Cost: free

Where:
The Anderson Center
163 Tower View Drive
Red Wing, MN  55066
View map »


Sponsor: The Anderson Center
Telephone: 651-388-2009
Contact Name: Stephanie Rogers
Website »

More information

Opening reception Friday, October 5, 7-9pm Local photographer David Husom depicts the upper Mississippi River Valley from a new and unique perspective. For the past two years Husom has been...

Cost: free

Where:
The Anderson Center Main Gallery
163 Tower View Drive
Red Wing, MN  55066
View map »


Sponsor: The Anderson Center
Telephone: 651-388-2009
Contact Name: Stephanie Rogers
Website »

More information

You've probably spent countless hours in front of a screen watching a hero save the world, solve a mystery, plan a prison break or repair a spaceship to return home. Now it's your turn! The Escape...

Cost: $34.99

Where:
Mall of America
300 East Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
View map »

More information

Known for her extraordinary hand-crafted felted wool sculptures, Elsa Jo Ellison is among 100 artists whose handcrafted work will be sold at this year’s Holiday Gallery Shop. For more than 20...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
View map »


Telephone: 612-436-0464
Website »

More information

Discover Original Gifts and Support Local Artists The Arts of the Holidays Show & Sale at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts features more than 100 local artists selling a unique blend of handmade...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Minnetonka Center for the Arts
2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN  55391
View map »


Sponsor: Minnetonka Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-473-7361
Contact Name: Nikki Lindberg
Website »

More information

WHAT:                                                 DRIVE Leadership Luncheon: Transformational Change...

Cost: Admission is $30 for members and $40 for non-members.

Where:
Dakota Jazz Club
1010 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN  55402
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Sponsor: Minneapolis Regional Chamber
Telephone: 612-370-9117
Contact Name: Shannon Lukes Hauser
Website »

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OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 20, 2-5 pm Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of ­­­­­Along the Shoreline, an exhibit of new paintings by Kit Wilson. A Minneapolis...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Sponsor: Groveland Gallery
Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sarah Johnson
Website »

More information

OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 20, 2-5 pm The Edge of Water, a SPOTLIGHT exhibition of new paintings by Holly Swift, opens October 20th at Groveland Gallery. A native of Illinois, Swift...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Sponsor: Groveland Gallery
Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sarah Johnson
Website »

More information

From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and...

Cost: $32-$42

Where:
Ames Center Black Box Theatre
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
View map »


Telephone: 952.895.4685
Website »

More information

Set in the 1920's when radio ruled the airwaves and small stations thrived, Radio Gals is a charming musical about Hazel Hunt from Cedar Ridge, Arkansas, who broadcasts from her front parlor with...

Cost: $25-36 (discounts for seniors and groups)

Where:
Ives Auditorium in the MN Masonic Heritage Center
11411 Masonic Homem Dr
Bloomington, MN  55437
View map »


Sponsor: Sidekick Theatre
Telephone: 952-948-6506
Website »

More information

From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and...

Cost: $32 to $42

Where:
Ames Center Black Box Theatre
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
View map »


Website »

More information

Set in the 1920s when radio ruled the airwaves and small stations thrived, Radio Gals is a razzamatazz musical comedy about Hazel Hunt from Cedar Ridge, Arkansas. Hazel broadcasts from her front...

Cost: $29–$36 (taxes & fees incl)

Where:
Ives Auditorium
Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center
11411 Masonic Home Dr
Bloomington, MN  55437
View map »


Sponsor: Sidekick Theatre
Telephone: 612-618-7008
Contact Name: Tim Stolz
Website »

More information

Join us in celebrating diversity within the brewing community by attending one (or more!) of our partnering fundraisers being held to support the new PRIDE In Brewing Scholarship. Each of the...

Cost: 0

Where:
Tin Whiskers
125 9th St E
St. Paul, MN  55101
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Telephone: 651-528-8752

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Soul line dancing is a fun way to get out on the dance floor, and meet some wonderful people. No partner is needed. The steps are similar to country line dancing, except we dance to R & B music,...

Cost: $2 entry fee

Where:
Can Can Wonderland
755 Prior Ave North
St. Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Can Can Wonderland
Telephone: (651) 925-2261
Website »

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Held every year the weekend before Thanksgiving, the MCAD Art Sale is your chance to buy one-of-a-kind art created by students and recent graduates at unbeatable prices.   Now in its...

Cost: $20-$150

Where:
MCAD Gallery
2501 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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The March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction Twin Cities is November 15. It showcases culinary excellence from across the Twin Cities’ and a live auction funding the organization’s mission – to...

Cost: $200

Where:
Minneapolis Event Centers
, MN

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CO.STARTERS at the Hill is a 9-week program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action. Over the nine weeks, groups of 10-15...

Cost: $500

Where:
James J. Hill Center
80 West Fourth Street
Saint Paul, MN
View map »

More information

Online Mediation class Nov 15th 1. How to Meditate 2.WHY LEARN TO MEDITATE 3.MEDITATION POSTURE 4.BREATHING MEDITATIONS 5.LOVING KINDNESS MEDITATION 6. TRANSFORMING MEDITATIONS 7.Mindfulness...

Cost: $14.00 per adult $3.00 per child and $28.00 per group or family.

Where:
google class
Minneapolis Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN  55111
View map »


Sponsor: google class
Telephone: 208-351-3407
Contact Name: dallin saurey
Website »

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Join an ASL Learning Group - Want to learn ASL for a loved one? Studying ASL and need to practice? Let's get started! Free and open to all ages! Recommende for beginner/intermediate levels....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Boneshaker Books
2002 23rd Ave S
Mpls, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Threads Dance Project
Contact Name: Aili Emilia Kotnik
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Hot Funky Butt Jazz is an original musical exploring the exciting, turbulent world of 1900’s New Orleans and vibrant personalities that invented “hot music” or Jazz. The spirit of Voodoo...

Cost: $9

Where:
Dowling Studio at Guthrie Theater
818 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: Interact Center for the Performing and Visual Arts
Telephone: 651-209-3575
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MThe fall season's premier event, the annual FilmNorth Gala, returns to celebrate independent filmmakers and the independent film spirit.  Join us Thursday, November 15th from 7-11pm at Sweet...

Cost: $75

Where:
Sweet Chow
116 North 1st Avenue
Minneapolis , MN  55401
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MIRACLE ON CHRISTMAS LAKE a RIP-ROARING holiday comedy by Jessica Lind Peterson directed by Jason PetersonNOVEMBER 9th - DECEMBER 30thPERFORMANCE TIMES Tuesday - Sunday @ 7:30pm Wednesday,...

Cost: Tues. $23 | Wed. $26 | Thurs. $26 | Fri. $30 | Sat. $30 | Sat. & Sun. matinee $2

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo
, MN  55369
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Sponsor: http://yellowtreetheatre.com/miracle-on-christmas-lake-1/

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THE GREAT GATSBY”-November 8-18, 2018 at The RITZ Theater   COLLIDE brings F. Scott Fitzgeralds’ classic novel to life in an innovative new dance theater adaptation. The story of the...

Cost: $26-$50

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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COLLIDE'S exciting new production of The Great Gatsby is coming to the Ritz Theater November 8-18, 2018. COLLIDE brings F. Scott Fitzgeralds’ classic novel to life in an innovative new dance...

Cost: $26-$50

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: COLLIDE Theatrical Dance Company
Telephone: 612-715-6020
Contact Name: Meredith Casey
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Triple Espresso—a highly caffeinated comedy shines the spotlight on three hilarious performers as they reminisce about their ill-fated big break. Meet Hugh Butternut, Buzz Maxwell and Bobby Bean,...

Cost: $25 – $52.50 (Discounts for seniors, military, kids, groups, and subscribers)

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
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A cleaner who hates to clean, a doctor whose husband is struck down by love for a patient, and the quest for the perfect joke. Sarah Ruhl is a winner of the MacArthur Foundation Genius grant. Her...

Cost: $18-22

Where:
Gremlin Theatre
550 Vandalia Street
St. Paul, MN  55114
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Sponsor: Theatre Unbound
Telephone: 612-721-1186
Contact Name: Anne Bertram
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A moment of peace in the midst of war. Silent Night recounts a miraculous moment of peace during World War I. The Pulitzer-Prize winning music masterfully juxtaposes the bombastic sounds of war...

Cost: $25-$215

Where:
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington Street
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 612-333-6669
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English musician Elvis Costello began his career as part of London's pub rock scene in the early 1970s and later became associated with the first wave of the British punk and new wave movement...

Cost: $133, $93, $63, $53, $38.50

Where:
Northrop
84 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Open mic night hosted by The Nighthowlers at Can Can Wonderland every third Thursday of the month!! All entertainers welcomed and encouraged! Show starts at 9pm. Sign up starts at 8pm. $2 artist...

Cost: 2

Where:
Can Can Wonderland
755 Prior Ave N
Sutie 004
St. Paul, MN  55104
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A new creation from The Moving Company A hotel. A year.  Quality linens and room service. Vivaldi and Chekov.  Piazzolla as well. A change of weather. A change of heart. A get away, a hideaway....

Cost: $20-38

Where:
The Lab Theater
700 North 1st Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Happy Holihaze! Join us as we round out our 60th anniversary season with trademark BNW holiday hilarity! “Angels We Have Heard Are High (O Holy Crap!)” features all-star performers Lauren...

Cost: $20-$39

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-332-6620
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Local photographer David Husom depicts the upper Mississippi River Valley from a new and unique perspective. For the past two years Husom has been photographing the area with a UAV (drone). These...

Cost: free

Where:
The Anderson Center
163 Tower View Drive
Red Wing, MN  55066
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Sponsor: The Anderson Center
Telephone: 651-388-2009
Contact Name: Stephanie Rogers
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You've probably spent countless hours in front of a screen watching a hero save the world, solve a mystery, plan a prison break or repair a spaceship to return home. Now it's your turn! The Escape...

Cost: $34.99

Where:
Mall of America
300 East Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Opening reception Friday, October 5, 7-9pm Local photographer David Husom depicts the upper Mississippi River Valley from a new and unique perspective. For the past two years Husom has been...

Cost: free

Where:
The Anderson Center Main Gallery
163 Tower View Drive
Red Wing, MN  55066
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Sponsor: The Anderson Center
Telephone: 651-388-2009
Contact Name: Stephanie Rogers
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Curated by Heather Carroll MLIS '18 Opening Reception & Oral History Booth: November 3, 6-8 pm The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery proudly presents an exhibition about the evolution and influence...

Cost: free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Ave
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6637
Contact Name: Nicole M. Watson, Director
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Celebrate the crafts, customs, landscape, history and stories of winter travel and traditional lifeways in the North. Featuring winter-centric coursework, a winter tent camp, gear swap, dancing,...

Cost: Varies

Where:
North House Folk School
500 W Hwy 61
Grand Marais, MN  55604
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Sponsor: North House Folk School
Telephone: 218-387-9762
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If it's the 1st, 2nd or 3rd full weekend of the month, then it's a sale weekend at WEEKEND SALVAGE!! We're open 10 - 5, Friday through Sunday. Come on in to see our uncommon vintage, boho and...

Cost: free and open to the public

Where:
Minneapolis
4159 Grand Av S
Minneapolis, MN  55409
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Telephone: 480-200-4044
Contact Name: Kay Grams
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Discover Original Gifts and Support Local Artists The Arts of the Holidays Show & Sale at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts features more than 100 local artists selling a unique blend of handmade...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Minnetonka Center for the Arts
2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN  55391
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Sponsor: Minnetonka Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-473-7361
Contact Name: Nikki Lindberg
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Known for her extraordinary hand-crafted felted wool sculptures, Elsa Jo Ellison is among 100 artists whose handcrafted work will be sold at this year’s Holiday Gallery Shop. For more than 20...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Telephone: 612-436-0464
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OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 20, 2-5 pm The Edge of Water, a SPOTLIGHT exhibition of new paintings by Holly Swift, opens October 20th at Groveland Gallery. A native of Illinois, Swift...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Groveland Gallery
Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sarah Johnson
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OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 20, 2-5 pm Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of ­­­­­Along the Shoreline, an exhibit of new paintings by Kit Wilson. A Minneapolis...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Groveland Gallery
Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sarah Johnson
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From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and...

Cost: $32 to $42

Where:
Ames Center Black Box Theatre
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
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From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and...

Cost: $32-$42

Where:
Ames Center Black Box Theatre
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
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Telephone: 952.895.4685
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5:00-6:45 pm: Enjoy an indoor festival with healthy food vendors, music, interactive wellbeing experiences, therapy animals, and more. 7:00-9:00 pm: Program features international wellbeing...

Cost: $30, $10 (U of M students)

Where:
Northrop
84 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Sponsor: Northrop
Telephone: 612-624-2345

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Held every year the weekend before Thanksgiving, the MCAD Art Sale is your chance to buy one-of-a-kind art created by students and recent graduates at unbeatable prices.   Now in its...

Cost: $25-$30

Where:
MCAD Gallery
2501 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis , MN  55404
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Held every year the weekend before Thanksgiving, the MCAD Art Sale is your chance to buy one-of-a-kind art created by students and recent graduates at unbeatable prices.   Now in its...

Cost: $20-$150

Where:
MCAD Gallery
2501 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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CO.STARTERS at the Hill is a 9-week program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action. Over the nine weeks, groups of 10-15...

Cost: $500

Where:
James J. Hill Center
80 West Fourth Street
Saint Paul, MN
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Fun activities and beautiful artisanal crafts await at the MN Waldorf School's 35th annual Holiday Fair and Artisan Marketplace, 6-9 pm Friday, and 10 am-4 pm Saturday, Nov. 16-17, at the Minnesota...

Cost: 0

Where:
MN Waldorf School
70 East County Road B
Maplewood, MN  55117
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Sponsor: MN Waldorf School
Telephone: 651-487-6700
Contact Name: Ed Nelsen
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Online Mediation class Nov 15th 1. How to Meditate 2.WHY LEARN TO MEDITATE 3.MEDITATION POSTURE 4.BREATHING MEDITATIONS 5.LOVING KINDNESS MEDITATION 6. TRANSFORMING MEDITATIONS 7.Mindfulness...

Cost: $14.00 per adult $3.00 per child and $28.00 per group or family.

Where:
google class
Minneapolis Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN  55111
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Sponsor: google class
Telephone: 208-351-3407
Contact Name: dallin saurey
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For 33 years, the Christmas Tour of Homes continues to deliver the glitz and glitter!  Delight in lavish decorating and DIY ideas inspired by the interiors of four privately owned homes and the...

Cost: $25-$35

Where:
Hudson, WI
, MN

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Grand Brewfest takes place at Grand View Lodge each November. This fun-filled weekend started in 2010 when the rise in craft beer was gaining momentum. The event is Grand View’s craft beer and...

Cost: $185 per person for 2 nights

Where:
Grand View Lodge
, MN

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This walk-around wine-tasting and food-tasting event also includes the opportunity to shop select boutiques of the Twin Cities and experience an exceptional fashion show for a fabulous cause!...

Cost: $150 for individual tickets

Where:
Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot
, MN

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Join an ASL Learning Group - Want to learn ASL for a loved one? Studying ASL and need to practice? Let's get started! Free and open to all ages! Recommende for beginner/intermediate levels....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Boneshaker Books
2002 23rd Ave S
Mpls, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Threads Dance Project
Contact Name: Aili Emilia Kotnik
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The Alumni of Mellencamp Sr. High have learned that their old Alma Mater is soon to be demolished. To show their school spirit, they’ve decided to throw one last all-class reunion. So get...

Cost: 66.50

Where:
Sheraton West
12201 Ridgedale Dr.
Minnetonka, MN  55305
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Sponsor: The Mystery Cafe
Telephone: 763-566-2583
Contact Name: Brian Kelly
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Hot Funky Butt Jazz is an original musical exploring the exciting, turbulent world of 1900’s New Orleans and vibrant personalities that invented “hot music” or Jazz. The spirit of Voodoo...

Cost: $9

Where:
Dowling Studio at Guthrie Theater
818 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: Interact Center for the Performing and Visual Arts
Telephone: 651-209-3575
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MIRACLE ON CHRISTMAS LAKE a RIP-ROARING holiday comedy by Jessica Lind Peterson directed by Jason PetersonNOVEMBER 9th - DECEMBER 30thPERFORMANCE TIMES Tuesday - Sunday @ 7:30pm Wednesday,...

Cost: Tues. $23 | Wed. $26 | Thurs. $26 | Fri. $30 | Sat. $30 | Sat. & Sun. matinee $2

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo
, MN  55369
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Sponsor: http://yellowtreetheatre.com/miracle-on-christmas-lake-1/

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A moment of peace in the midst of war. Silent Night recounts a miraculous moment of peace during World War I. The Pulitzer-Prize winning music masterfully juxtaposes the bombastic sounds of war...

Cost: $25-$215

Where:
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington Street
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 612-333-6669
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THE GREAT GATSBY”-November 8-18, 2018 at The RITZ Theater   COLLIDE brings F. Scott Fitzgeralds’ classic novel to life in an innovative new dance theater adaptation. The story of the...

Cost: $26-$50

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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A cleaner who hates to clean, a doctor whose husband is struck down by love for a patient, and the quest for the perfect joke. Sarah Ruhl is a winner of the MacArthur Foundation Genius grant. Her...

Cost: $18-22

Where:
Gremlin Theatre
550 Vandalia Street
St. Paul, MN  55114
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Sponsor: Theatre Unbound
Telephone: 612-721-1186
Contact Name: Anne Bertram
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Triple Espresso—a highly caffeinated comedy shines the spotlight on three hilarious performers as they reminisce about their ill-fated big break. Meet Hugh Butternut, Buzz Maxwell and Bobby Bean,...

Cost: $25 – $52.50 (Discounts for seniors, military, kids, groups, and subscribers)

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
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COLLIDE'S exciting new production of The Great Gatsby is coming to the Ritz Theater November 8-18, 2018. COLLIDE brings F. Scott Fitzgeralds’ classic novel to life in an innovative new dance...

Cost: $26-$50

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: COLLIDE Theatrical Dance Company
Telephone: 612-715-6020
Contact Name: Meredith Casey
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In the Margins November 16 & 17, 2018 - The O’Shaughnessy presents the Karen L. Charles Threads Dance Project in In the Margins. This show opens the dance company’s 12th performance...

Cost: $30 with discounts possible

Where:
The O'Shaughnessy
The O'Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University 2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Sponsor: Threads Dance Project
Telephone: 612-209-2850
Contact Name: Dana K. Kassel
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A holiday favorite as you’ve never seen—or heard!—it before. The timeless tale of George Bailey is given a clever twist when we stage it as a live, 1940s radio broadcast. Five actors give...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Co
208 Parkway Ave N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
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Sponsor: Commonweal Theatre Co.
Telephone: 800-657-7025
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Life in middle school is hard. Join MPLS (imPulse) and Bloomington Public Schools for our first Poolside Concert Series: What I Want to Be, a performance that explores the lives of middle school...

Cost: $20-40

Where:
Olson Middle School
4551 W 102nd St
​Bloomington, MN  55437
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Sponsor: MPLS (imPulse)
Telephone: 319.830.3021
Contact Name: Sam Grace
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The Edina Chorale is excited to announce its first concert of the 2018-19 season, “A Jubilant Song,” to be performed on Friday, November 16, at 7:30 pm. and Saturday, November 17, at 3:00 pm. ...

Cost: $15 Adults, $10 Seniors (65+), Students Free (K-12)

Where:
Normandale Lutheran Church
6100 Normandale Rd
Edina, MN  55436
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Sponsor: Edina Chorale
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Happy Holihaze! Join us as we round out our 60th anniversary season with trademark BNW holiday hilarity! “Angels We Have Heard Are High (O Holy Crap!)” features all-star performers Lauren...

Cost: $20-$39

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-332-6620
Website »

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A new creation from The Moving Company A hotel. A year.  Quality linens and room service. Vivaldi and Chekov.  Piazzolla as well. A change of weather. A change of heart. A get away, a hideaway....

Cost: $20-38

Where:
The Lab Theater
700 North 1st Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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You've probably spent countless hours in front of a screen watching a hero save the world, solve a mystery, plan a prison break or repair a spaceship to return home. Now it's your turn! The Escape...

Cost: $34.99

Where:
Mall of America
300 East Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Celebrate the crafts, customs, landscape, history and stories of winter travel and traditional lifeways in the North. Featuring winter-centric coursework, a winter tent camp, gear swap, dancing,...

Cost: Varies

Where:
North House Folk School
500 W Hwy 61
Grand Marais, MN  55604
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Sponsor: North House Folk School
Telephone: 218-387-9762
Website »

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Held every year the weekend before Thanksgiving, the MCAD Art Sale is your chance to buy one-of-a-kind art created by students and recent graduates at unbeatable prices.   Now in its...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
MCAD Gallery
2501 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis , MN  55404
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Nutrition, Fitness, and Longevity - It's all here! Explore up to 200 exhibitors offering everything for maintaining health and success in all areas of life! Featuring 3 Stages of on-going speaker...

Cost: $6 or free with food shelf donation

Where:
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: MediaMAX Events & Expos, Inc
Telephone: 952-238-1700
Contact Name: Rick Martinek
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If it's the 1st, 2nd or 3rd full weekend of the month, then it's a sale weekend at WEEKEND SALVAGE!! We're open 10 - 5, Friday through Sunday. Come on in to see our uncommon vintage, boho and...

Cost: free and open to the public

Where:
Minneapolis
4159 Grand Av S
Minneapolis, MN  55409
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Telephone: 480-200-4044
Contact Name: Kay Grams
Website »

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Known for her extraordinary hand-crafted felted wool sculptures, Elsa Jo Ellison is among 100 artists whose handcrafted work will be sold at this year’s Holiday Gallery Shop. For more than 20...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
View map »


Telephone: 612-436-0464
Website »

More information

Nutrition, Fitness, and Longevity - It's all here! Explore up to 200 exhibitors offering everything for maintaining health and success in all areas of life! Featuring 3 Stages of on-going speaker...

Cost: $6 or free with food shelf donation

Where:
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave S
Ballroom
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: MediaMAX Events & Expos, Inc
Telephone: 195-223-81700
Contact Name: Rick Martinek
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Fun activities and beautiful artisanal crafts await at the MN Waldorf School's 35th annual Holiday Fair and Artisan Marketplace, 6-9 pm Friday, and 10 am-4 pm Saturday, Nov. 16-17, at the Minnesota...

Cost: 0

Where:
MN Waldorf School
70 East County Road B
Maplewood, MN  55117
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Sponsor: MN Waldorf School
Telephone: 651-487-6700
Contact Name: Ed Nelsen
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The holiday tradition of gingerbread houses, called pepperkake in Norway, will be on display this holiday season at Norway House. Help us celebrate by creating a special piece to display – a...

Cost: Free for children 12 and under; $5 for adults and seniors

Where:
Norway House
913 East Franklin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Nutrition, Fitness, and Longevity - It's all here! Explore up to 200 exhibitors offering everything for maintaining health and success in all areas of life! Featuring 3 Stages of on-going speaker...

Cost: $6 or free with food shelf donation

Where:
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave S
Ballroom
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: MediaMAX Events & Expos, Inc
Telephone: 195-223-81700
Contact Name: Rick Martinek
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Discover Original Gifts and Support Local Artists The Arts of the Holidays Show & Sale at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts features more than 100 local artists selling a unique blend of handmade...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Minnetonka Center for the Arts
2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN  55391
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Sponsor: Minnetonka Center for the Arts
Telephone: 952-473-7361
Contact Name: Nikki Lindberg
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This November, Do It Green! Minnesota will host its 13th Annual Green Gifts Fair, an event that educates the Twin Cities on how to reduce waste around the holiday season and encourages the giving...

Cost: Free

Where:
Midtown Market
920 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55407
, MN
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Contact Name: Kara Souther
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Come down the weekend before Thanksgiving to pick up your fresh, free-range, Thanksgiving turkey from our family farm! We are celebrating our favorite time of the year with delicious samples, live...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Ferndale Market
31659 Willow Trail
Cannon Falls, MN  55009
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Sponsor: Ferndale Market
Telephone: 507-263-4556
Contact Name: Dawn Makarios
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Town Hall Brewery will host G’Morning, G’Afternoon and G’Night, a menu showcase spanning dishes from breakfast to dessert, 10 a.m.–noon, Saturday, November 17. The event will feature four...

Cost: $50

Where:
Town Hall Brewery
1430 S. Washington Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55454
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OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 20, 2-5 pm The Edge of Water, a SPOTLIGHT exhibition of new paintings by Holly Swift, opens October 20th at Groveland Gallery. A native of Illinois, Swift...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Groveland Gallery
Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sarah Johnson
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OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 20, 2-5 pm Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of ­­­­­Along the Shoreline, an exhibit of new paintings by Kit Wilson. A Minneapolis...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Groveland Gallery
Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sarah Johnson
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Roll up your sleeves, put on safety goggles, and dig into the guts of machines and electronics

Cost: Included with Museum admission ($9 per person)

Where:
The Works Museum
9740 Grand Ave. S.
Bloomington, MN  55420
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Telephone: 952-888-4262
Contact Name: Kara Newby
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From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and...

Cost: $32-$42

Where:
Ames Center Black Box Theatre
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
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Telephone: 952.895.4685
Website »

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From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and...

Cost: $32 to $42

Where:
Ames Center Black Box Theatre
12600 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
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Come experience the buzz that everyone is talking about at Sawdust Savvy! Located in beautiful Downtown Stillwater. With 22 different projects and over 100 designs to choose from we have something...

Cost: 59.00 and up

Where:
Sawdust Savvy
324 S Main Street
Suite 7
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Sawdust Savvy
Telephone: 651-705-6614
Contact Name: Annie or Lindsay
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Join the dancers of Pas de Deux Dance Studio at our premiere production of "A Sleeping Beauty".  Set to music from the classic Tchaikovsky ballet, "A Sleeping Beauty" features new choreography by...

Cost: $15 in advance, $20 at the door

Where:
St Paul U of M Student Union Theater
2017 Buford Avenue
St Paul, MN  55108
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Sponsor: Pas de Deux Dance Studio
Contact Name: Miss Zachari
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The Edina Chorale is excited to announce its first concert of the 2018-19 season, “A Jubilant Song,” to be performed on Friday, November 16, at 7:30 pm. and Saturday, November 17, at 3:00 pm. ...

Cost: $15 Adults, $10 Seniors, Free for Students (K-12)

Where:
Normandale Lutheran Church
6100 Normandale Rd
Edina, MN  55436
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Sponsor: Edina Chorale
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Join in on the fun and learn to dance or dance styles new to you. Miranda Shaughnessy will teach 15 minute dance classes that provide an introduction into numerous dance styles!Stop in anytime on...

Cost: $2 Entry Fee

Where:
Can Can Wonderland
755 Prior Ave North
St. Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Can Can Wonderland
Telephone: (651) 925-2261
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For 33 years, the Christmas Tour of Homes continues to deliver the glitz and glitter!  Delight in lavish decorating and DIY ideas inspired by the interiors of four privately owned homes and the...

Cost: $25-$35

Where:
Hudson, WI
, MN

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Celebrate the richness of all South Asian cultures at the Indian Student Association's annual fall show, "Humsafar." Experience various food, music, skits, and dance at this free cultural event.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Northrop
84 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Sponsor: The Indian Student Association
Telephone: 612-624-2345
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Held every year the weekend before Thanksgiving, the MCAD Art Sale is your chance to buy one-of-a-kind art created by students and recent graduates at unbeatable prices.   Now in its...

Cost: $20-$150

Where:
MCAD Gallery
2501 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Grand Brewfest takes place at Grand View Lodge each November. This fun-filled weekend started in 2010 when the rise in craft beer was gaining momentum. The event is Grand View’s craft beer and...

Cost: $185 per person for 2 nights

Where:
Grand View Lodge
, MN

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Online Mediation class Nov 15th 1. How to Meditate 2.WHY LEARN TO MEDITATE 3.MEDITATION POSTURE 4.BREATHING MEDITATIONS 5.LOVING KINDNESS MEDITATION 6. TRANSFORMING MEDITATIONS 7.Mindfulness...

Cost: $14.00 per adult $3.00 per child and $28.00 per group or family.

Where:
google class
Minneapolis Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN  55111
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Sponsor: google class
Telephone: 208-351-3407
Contact Name: dallin saurey
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CO.STARTERS at the Hill is a 9-week program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action. Over the nine weeks, groups of 10-15...

Cost: $500

Where:
James J. Hill Center
80 West Fourth Street
Saint Paul, MN
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The newest Bulgarian folk band in town, Nomadi, is thrilled to announce their very FIRST concert! А special night of live Bulgarian music with the sounds of modern and traditional folk...

Cost: Adults - $20, Seniors - $15, Group Tickets - $15, Tickets at the door - $30 Kids

Where:
Celtic Junction Arts Center
836 Prior Ave North
Saint Paul, MN  55104
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Contact Name: CJAC
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Join an ASL Learning Group - Want to learn ASL for a loved one? Studying ASL and need to practice? Let's get started! Free and open to all ages! Recommende for beginner/intermediate levels....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Boneshaker Books
2002 23rd Ave S
Mpls, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Threads Dance Project
Contact Name: Aili Emilia Kotnik
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The Alumni of Mellencamp Sr. High have learned that their old Alma Mater is soon to be demolished. To show their school spirit, they’ve decided to throw one last all-class reunion. So get...

Cost: 66.50

Where:
Sheraton West
12201 Ridgedale Dr.
Minnetonka, MN  55305
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Sponsor: The Mystery Cafe
Telephone: 763-566-2583
Contact Name: Brian Kelly
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When the owner of a minor league ballpark is murdered, everyone wants a piece of the pie. But before the family, staff or players can stake a claim, they’ll have to find the killer. The Mystery...

Cost: 76.50

Where:
CHS Field
360 N Broadway St
St. Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: The Mystery Cafe
Telephone: 763-566-2583
Contact Name: Brian Kelly
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Hot Funky Butt Jazz is an original musical exploring the exciting, turbulent world of 1900’s New Orleans and vibrant personalities that invented “hot music” or Jazz. The spirit of Voodoo...

Cost: $9

Where:
Dowling Studio at Guthrie Theater
818 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: Interact Center for the Performing and Visual Arts
Telephone: 651-209-3575
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Colleen Raye Productions presents this NEW SHOW featuring the talented Wayne Luchau, Colleen Raye and Debbie O’Keefe with The Echoes Rock and Roll Band. They will be performing the dynamic...

Cost: $32 (taxes and fees included)

Where:
Ives Auditorium
Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center
11411 Masonic Home Dr
Bloomington, MN  55437
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Sponsor: Colleen Raye Productions
Telephone: 952-948-6506

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THE GREAT GATSBY”-November 8-18, 2018 at The RITZ Theater   COLLIDE brings F. Scott Fitzgeralds’ classic novel to life in an innovative new dance theater adaptation. The story of the...

Cost: $26-$50

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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A moment of peace in the midst of war. Silent Night recounts a miraculous moment of peace during World War I. The Pulitzer-Prize winning music masterfully juxtaposes the bombastic sounds of war...

Cost: $25-$215

Where:
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington Street
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 612-333-6669
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A holiday favorite as you’ve never seen—or heard!—it before. The timeless tale of George Bailey is given a clever twist when we stage it as a live, 1940s radio broadcast. Five actors give...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Co
208 Parkway Ave N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
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Sponsor: Commonweal Theatre Co.
Telephone: 800-657-7025
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MIRACLE ON CHRISTMAS LAKE a RIP-ROARING holiday comedy by Jessica Lind Peterson directed by Jason PetersonNOVEMBER 9th - DECEMBER 30thPERFORMANCE TIMES Tuesday - Sunday @ 7:30pm Wednesday,...

Cost: Tues. $23 | Wed. $26 | Thurs. $26 | Fri. $30 | Sat. $30 | Sat. & Sun. matinee $2

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo
, MN  55369
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Sponsor: http://yellowtreetheatre.com/miracle-on-christmas-lake-1/

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In the Margins November 16 & 17, 2018 - The O’Shaughnessy presents the Karen L. Charles Threads Dance Project in In the Margins. This show opens the dance company’s 12th performance...

Cost: $30 with discounts possible

Where:
The O'Shaughnessy
The O'Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University 2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Sponsor: Threads Dance Project
Telephone: 612-209-2850
Contact Name: Dana K. Kassel
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A cleaner who hates to clean, a doctor whose husband is struck down by love for a patient, and the quest for the perfect joke. Sarah Ruhl is a winner of the MacArthur Foundation Genius grant. Her...

Cost: $18-22

Where:
Gremlin Theatre
550 Vandalia Street
St. Paul, MN  55114
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Sponsor: Theatre Unbound
Telephone: 612-721-1186
Contact Name: Anne Bertram
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NOËL, set in modern day London, tells a heartwarming tale of a little girl (Noël), who is preparing for her starring role in a school Christmas play when her mother suddenly disappears. She keeps...

Cost: $33-$53

Where:
Ames Center
12600 Nicolett Drive
Burnsville, MN  55337
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COLLIDE'S exciting new production of The Great Gatsby is coming to the Ritz Theater November 8-18, 2018. COLLIDE brings F. Scott Fitzgeralds’ classic novel to life in an innovative new dance...

Cost: $26-$50

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: COLLIDE Theatrical Dance Company
Telephone: 612-715-6020
Contact Name: Meredith Casey
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Triple Espresso—a highly caffeinated comedy shines the spotlight on three hilarious performers as they reminisce about their ill-fated big break. Meet Hugh Butternut, Buzz Maxwell and Bobby Bean,...

Cost: $25 – $52.50 (Discounts for seniors, military, kids, groups, and subscribers)

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
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A new creation from The Moving Company A hotel. A year.  Quality linens and room service. Vivaldi and Chekov.  Piazzolla as well. A change of weather. A change of heart. A get away, a hideaway....

Cost: $20-38

Where:
The Lab Theater
700 North 1st Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Happy Holihaze! Join us as we round out our 60th anniversary season with trademark BNW holiday hilarity! “Angels We Have Heard Are High (O Holy Crap!)” features all-star performers Lauren...

Cost: $20-$39

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-332-6620
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