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Minnesotans of the Year

One is a surgeon, the other a publisher. For five decades, Henry and Emilie Buchwald have transformed lives—one patient, one book, at a time.



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Eventually the couple moved to Edina, where they raised a family and still live today. So the story has a happy ending. But the Buchwalds have never forgotten how it started, in flight from evil.

Emilie channels her outrage at injustice into the issue of animal abuse, which she sees as indicative of larger societal values. She is fond of Mahatma Gandhi’s observation that “the greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” “Do you treat other creatures as your equal or are you their conqueror?” she asks. An American Eskimo dog named Sam has the run of the Buchwalds’ lakeside home. But across America, the picture is more grim; the recent explosion in pet ownership has resulted in millions of dogs being bred in oppressively crowded conditions and millions more being given up, abandoned, or worse. Emilie acknowledges that some form of the strong taking advantage of the weak—the survival of the fittest—is endemic to all animals, including humans. She just doesn’t accept the instinct as unmalleable.

At a reading celebrating the release of Gryphon’s first two books (which she wrote under the name Daisy Bix), Emilie is surrounded by giant balloons shaped like dogs. She sits in the education room of the Animal Humane Society in Golden Valley, down the hall from a room full of cats, a wall of birds, and, on this day, a phalanx of rabbits hopping about. “Animals have a point of view, with a life that’s significant to them and to us,” she declares to the audience, who, like her, likely believe animals deserve better than they generally get. “Though sometimes,” Emilie continues, “I feel the whole weight of the culture is against us.” Children as young as 2 or 3, she notes, form groups with the sole purpose of excluding others. Instinct is a formidable foe.

If anyone can change people through words, it may be Emilie. First of all, she knows how to use them better than most: as a child in Queens, she would sit on her porch and read the dictionary; she published her first short story in Harper’s Bazaar at 23. And her optimism has always been matched by pragmatism. It was 1979, the last gasp of ’60s-style change-the-world idealism, when she and art director R. W. Scholes launched The Milkweed Chronicle, a magazine that combined visual art and literary writing. In the late 1980s, by which time the hippies had suited up for office jobs, she and Scholes phased out the magazine and created Milkweed Editions as a nonprofit literary press. Soon, Bill Holm was sending in a 300-page manuscript on box elder bugs (it was edited and published) and a Milkweed book by Carol Bly was being reviewed in the New York Times. Today, more than 1 million Milkweed books are out in the world.

But while Emilie obviously wanted Milkweed’s books to sell well, she never sought bestsellers (the press’s most popular book, Montana 1948, by Larry Watson, has sold some 380,000 copies). Instead, Emilie reached out to authors with something meaningful to say. From the beginning, she made room for nonfiction books she called “thistles” because they addressed prickly topics: Transforming a Rape Culture, Changing the Bully Who Rules the World, Toward the Livable City. For her efforts, she’s been celebrated like few other publishers. “Her commitment to contemporary literature and her dedication to providing American readers with writing that tackles the foremost issues of our time—during a period when more and more books are published but fewer and fewer matter—can only be described as heroic,” said the late Cliff Becker, then the literature director of the National Endowment for the Arts, when Emilie received the McKnight Distinguished Artist prize. Janisse Ray, whose memoir Ecology of a Cracker Childhood was published by Milkweed and won an American Book Award, has said, “Hers is a holy work.”

From the beginning, though, Emilie had the idea of publishing books about the relationship between animals and people—picture books that depict animals’ real lives as pets or wildlife. (“Do you want the butt-sniffing?” an illustrator asked recently, while working on At the Dog Park with Sam and Lucy. “Of course,” Emilie responded.) In the ’80s, Emilie incorporated the Gryphon Press, named for the mythological creatures known as protectors and symbols of integrity. But Emilie never had time to pursue this passion until she left Milkweed in 2003. Now she has titles slated through 2008.

Photo by Joe Treleven

She also has a slogan: “the voice of the voiceless.” It’s quite a calling, but then the Buchwalds’ success can be traced, in part, to an uncanny ability to remake themselves to meet their goals, as though they had no awareness of their limitations. There is no other explanation for how Emilie—once such a bookworm that her mom worried she would never have a social life—became the gregarious head of an organization. Or how Henry, a Brooklyn boy, came to enjoy saddling up in chaps, neckerchief, and a 10-gallon hat to ride horses, which he frequently does on vacations in Arizona.

“They’re both very strong believers that you can make your life what you want it to be, by and large,” says Jane Buchwald, the couple’s eldest daughter, “and if you set your mind to a mission, you will do what you need to do to transform yourself into that person who can accomplish that mission.”

HENRY’S FIRST TRANSFORMATION occurred on the streets of New York. After the move from Austria to Long Island, his family had little money and, at age 6, Henry worked on the docks unloading fish. But eventually, the family moved to Upper Manhattan, and where Henry fell in with a group of 12 boys who called themselves the Wolf Pack, a kind of club that fostered an interest not only in sports but music and books. They would play baseball together, then listen to Beethoven. The group instilled in Henry a lifelong love of learning.

Henry went on to the selective Bronx High School of Science, where he was a competitive swimmer and concertmaster of the orchestra. At Columbia College, he swam varsity and was class valedictorian. It was this mix of the physical and intellectual that would soon draw him to surgery and to the U’s research-oriented training program—a focus that has endured. “It was an opportunity to dispel ignorance and bring something about that would hopefully have some lasting benefit,” Henry says.

Soon after his arrival at the U, Henry received his own lab and began studying cholesterol. In the 1970s, he received the largest grant the National Institutes of Health had ever given for research initiated by an investigator (as opposed to a government contract), for the landmark POSCH trials that would occupy him for the better part of three decades and ultimately demonstrate that lowering cholesterol could reduce heart attacks and otherwise increase life expectancy. He also helped invent the first implantable infusion pump, a device that helps inject chemotherapy, insulin, pain killers, and other drugs into patients more efficiently.

Henry’s mentor, Dr. Richard Varco, performed the first-ever obesity operation in 1953, and it was almost inevitable that Henry would be pulled into the field. Varco, a world-renowned surgeon, had participated in the first open-heart operation and later developed the U’s transplant program. But in 1966, he was temporarily sidelined after an accident that cut a nerve. And so, when he spotted Henry in the hallway one day, he asked him to take over an upcoming obesity surgery. “His hand was in a cast,” Henry recalls. “He was waving it, saying, ‘I would do it if I could!’ And now here I am, 4,000 operations later.”

At the time, bariatric surgery had as much of a stigma as obesity itself; most surgeons wouldn’t touch it with a 10-foot scalpel. “It used to be the Rodney Dangerfield of surgery,” says Dr. Walter Pories, a pioneer in the field and a professor at East Carolina University. “How could you possibly want to deal with fat people? Those people are immoral gluttons, and gluttony’s one of the venal sins!” he says of the attitude then. At the time, the surgery often induced complications, and was so new that it wasn’t always clear who should or shouldn’t have the operation. “Its bad reputation was deserved,” Pories says.

But Pories and Buchwald carried on. “I developed an empathy for these poor people,” says Henry. “They have a disease, and there is no other disease that is treated with such disrepect. No one applies derision to people who have cancer or heart disease.”

Henry is convinced that obesity will experience a medical about-face the way ulcers have. Not so long ago, doctors believed ulcers were stress-induced and primarily occurred in anxiety-ridden mid-level executives. Now it’s known that ulcers are caused by a bacterial infection and could affect anyone. Henry suspects that the true causes of obesity may be similarly impersonal—a virus, even, that infects the hypothalamus and screws up the body’s sense of feeling full. “In 10 years, we may laugh at all this ideology of obesity,” he says. In the meantime, with the obesity epidemic linked to all manner of health concerns, bariatric surgery has suddenly become a savior. “First you don’t get no respect,” marvels Pories, “and now, in the last three or four years, we’ve become Mother Teresa.” For his part, Henry will continue to push for an understanding of both obesity and obesity surgery. “If you named maybe 10 international leaders [in bariatric surgery],” Pories says, “Henry would fall on any list that people in the field would make.”

But Henry has not been content to simply focus on obesity. He has begun work on a new quest: to understand how a measure of oxygen transport, the relative efficiency with which oxygen moves through the body, might redefine what it means to be healthy. He has discovered, for instance, that if you lower cholesterol, oxygen transport increases. And while it’s still unknown what the applications of measuring oxygen transport might be, Henry believes it could be anything from testing for the presence of heart disease to assessing overall health or even athletic potential.

This research began several decades ago, when he and others at the U built a device for measuring oxygen transport. Henry believes so strongly in its implications for patient well-being that he now funds some of the work himself. The Buchwalds, even in their seventies, seem like they’re just getting started. “It’s the Faustian spirit,” Henry says. “Always wanting to do something that goes into the future.”

Of course, the Buchwalds’ place in history is already assured, and for something bigger even than their individual achievements. On the U campus, you can stand between the monuments bearing the Buchwalds’ names, and, unable to read the specifics—to know that Emilie is etched in for her 2002 honorary doctorate or Henry for helping create the drug-infusion pump—you realize the details don’t matter. It is enough to know they have done something, and continue to do something, for the greater good. Or, as Emilie puts it, “To do something because you think it’s worth doing.” And not giving up. “It’s not even a work ethic,” Emilie says of her and Henry’s tirelessness. “It’s the ethic of continuing."

Tim Gihring is senior writer at Minnesota Monthly.
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Contact Name: Ashley Moses

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Fur-Ever Wild in Lakeville is a working agricultural farm that celebrates our traditional connections to the land and mother nature. We are open on the weekends to the public for guided tours...

Cost: $7.50

Where:
Fur-Ever Wild
10132 235th St W
Lakeville, MN  55044
View map »

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of The Long View, an exhibition of new work by Minnesota artist, Tom Maakestad. Raised in rural Northfield in a family of artists among a...

Cost: Free

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

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Cost: Free to the public

Where:
Kirby Garden Room UMD
1049 University Drive
Duluth, MN  55812
View map »

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Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the Twin Cities Metro area! We also have a centrally located...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: Wine & Canvas
Telephone: 612-597-1885
Contact Name: Erik Swenson
Website »

More information

The New York Daily News wrote "If you like Grease you will love Happy Days. A power house, rock and roll trip down memory lane, Happy Days is not to be missed!" Take a...

Cost: $25.00 - $30.00

Where:
New Century Theatre
615 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Sponsor: Hennepin Theatre Trust
Telephone: 612.455.9501
Website »

More information

This visual history of the Cathedral of St. Paul includes very early black-and-white photographs and descriptions of key events leading up to the completion of the Cathedral’s construction....

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Ave
St Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

More information

Lillian (Babe) and Julius E. Davis, the namesake donors of a WAM collection gallery, were supporters of the Weisman on many levels. In addition to contributing the funds for the gallery...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

More information

Designed to spark creativity and imagination, Creativity Jam engages visitors in a multi-sensory landscape of lights, materials, and media. Children and adults can immerse themselves in...

Cost: $9.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Donaldson Filtration Solutions
Telephone: 651-225-6000
Website »

More information

Textile Center presents: Creepy Crawly: An entomological investigation of textile pattern By Artist Jennifer Angus March 6 - May 16, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday, March 6, 6 - 8 pm...

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 612-436-0464
Contact Name: Jenny Jones
Website »

More information

Through the work of some of the most influential artists of the last century, as well as rising stars of our time, Feast exposes the richly varied meanings that can be sparked when...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

More information

Wine & Canvas is the painting class with cocktails! Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the...

Cost: $35 | sign up at www.wineandcanvas.com

Where:
Everywhere - Twin Cities Metro
, MN


Telephone: 612-597-1885
Website »

More information

Mommy and Me 1 (age walk-20 months) provides a comfortable atmosphere with a participating adult, where the child can begin to express their individual movement and musical abilities | Tuesday...

Cost: $140.00

Where:
Academy of Russian Ballet
14675 Martin Drive, Ste 400
Eden Prairie, MN  55344
View map »


Sponsor: Academy of Russian Ballet
Contact Name: Kirill Bak
Website »

More information

C’mon, scientists! Get hands-on in the Super Fab Lab with Sid and friends as you discover the extraordinary scientific secrets hidden in our ordinary world. This exciting, new traveling...

Cost: $9.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 651-225-6000
Website »

More information

Carmen Georges Bizet The smoldering femme fatale, Carmen, is one of the most captivating heroines in all of opera. Obsession turns deadly when her gypsy seductions ensnare both...

Cost: $25 - $200

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


Sponsor: Minnesota Opera
Telephone: 612-333-2700
Contact Name: Eric Broker
Website »

More information

During the last weeks of the spring semester, the Weisman Art Museum's student group, WAM Collective, will turn the museum's front plaza into a temporary park. Inspired by the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum Plaza
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN
View map »


Website »

More information

They are emblems of achievement and passage to the other side. Big bridges have been making their mark on cityscapes through the ages. In the Twin Cities, our unique location on the gorge of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

More information

Show More...
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Following a very popular Smithsonian exhibit model, archivists have selected 25 objects to display throughout the expansive Cathedral of Saint Paul to tell the building’s story. Beginning...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Cathedral of Saint Paul
Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

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Leaders of the New Millennium (LNM) for Latinas, brings together Latina women to build on their leadership competencies and enhance their leadership voice in their workplace, community, and...

Cost: $2,295

Where:
Saint Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Sponsor: Leadership Insitute
Telephone: 651-690-6819
Contact Name: Collin Gulling
Website »

More information

April 22st-November 8th Learn about the techniques, processes and resources involved in creating sculpture. Franconia’s artists and staff provide educational and contextual information...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
View map »


Website »

More information

Take a peek at the sculpture while it’s being created and meet the artists-in-residence. Franconia is more than just a sculpture park. We host up to 40 artists each year through our artist...

Cost: Free

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
View map »


Website »

More information

ME(me) is a multidisciplinary art exhibition featuring work by artists age 12-20, curated by Intermedia Arts' Youth Leadership Council. Opening April 9, ME(me), a play on the internet...

Cost: Sliding Scale; $3 per person suggested

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
View map »

More information

  ART AT ST. KATE’S the exciting 8th annual ART FAIR of local artists presented by Artists’ Circle and Textile Center Art at St. Kate’s, a juried art fair of quality...

Cost: free

Where:
St. Catherine University
Randolph and Cleveland
Saint Paul, MN  55116
View map »


Sponsor: Artists' Circle
Telephone: 651-222-2483
Contact Name: Marit Lee Kucera
Website »

More information

Twin Cities Premium Outlets invites moms to celebrate Mother’s Day by enjoying a day that focuses on fashion and fun. Indulge, Fashion + Fun for Moms provides moms with a much-needed...

Cost: Free

Where:
Twin Cities Premium Outlets
, MN


Contact Name: Ashley Moses

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Northfield artist, Wendell Arneson. Arneson, who is approaching his retirement from St. Olaf College, has been a professor...

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
Website »

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of The Long View, an exhibition of new work by Minnesota artist, Tom Maakestad. Raised in rural Northfield in a family of artists among a...

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
Website »

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Northfield artist, Wendell Arneson. Arneson, who is approaching his retirement from St. Olaf College, has been a professor...

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
Website »

More information

Fur-Ever Wild in Lakeville is a working agricultural farm that celebrates our traditional connections to the land and mother nature. We are open on the weekends to the public for guided tours...

Cost: $7.50

Where:
Fur-Ever Wild
10132 235th St W
Lakeville, MN  55044
View map »

More information

The Association of Licensed Architects Minnesota Presents Mall of America Expansion Tour + Social Tickets...

Cost: $30 members | $40 nonmembers

Where:
Mall Of America Mortenson Trailers
60 East Broadway
North Side of Lindau Lane
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Sponsor: Association of Licensed Architects Minnesota
Telephone: 847.382.0630
Contact Name: Joanne Sullivan
Website »

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The Saint Paul Foundation will celebrate racial equity leaders at the ninth annual Facing Race Ambassador Awards on April 28. The Facing Race Ambassador Awards program was created in 2007 to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Crowne Plaza St. Paul Riverfront
11 E. Kellogg Boulevard
Saint Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: Saint Paul Foundation
Telephone: 651.224.5463
Website »

More information

Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the Twin Cities Metro area! We also have a centrally located...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: Wine & Canvas
Telephone: 612-597-1885
Contact Name: Erik Swenson
Website »

More information

Gain insight into the performance at an in-depth conversation about the company and the evening’s program.

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
Northrop
84 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »


Sponsor: Northrop
Telephone: 612-624-2345
Contact Name: Cari Hatcher
Website »

More information

The New York Daily News wrote "If you like Grease you will love Happy Days. A power house, rock and roll trip down memory lane, Happy Days is not to be missed!" Take a...

Cost: $25.00 - $30.00

Where:
New Century Theatre
615 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Sponsor: Hennepin Theatre Trust
Telephone: 612.455.9501
Website »

More information

Cost: TBA

Where:
Northrop
84 Church St SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »


Telephone: 612-625-6600
Website »

More information

Textile Center presents: Creepy Crawly: An entomological investigation of textile pattern By Artist Jennifer Angus March 6 - May 16, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday, March 6, 6 - 8 pm...

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 612-436-0464
Contact Name: Jenny Jones
Website »

More information

They are emblems of achievement and passage to the other side. Big bridges have been making their mark on cityscapes through the ages. In the Twin Cities, our unique location on the gorge of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

More information

Designed to spark creativity and imagination, Creativity Jam engages visitors in a multi-sensory landscape of lights, materials, and media. Children and adults can immerse themselves in...

Cost: $9.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Donaldson Filtration Solutions
Telephone: 651-225-6000
Website »

More information

Through the work of some of the most influential artists of the last century, as well as rising stars of our time, Feast exposes the richly varied meanings that can be sparked when...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

More information

This visual history of the Cathedral of St. Paul includes very early black-and-white photographs and descriptions of key events leading up to the completion of the Cathedral’s construction....

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Ave
St Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

More information

Lillian (Babe) and Julius E. Davis, the namesake donors of a WAM collection gallery, were supporters of the Weisman on many levels. In addition to contributing the funds for the gallery...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

More information

During the last weeks of the spring semester, the Weisman Art Museum's student group, WAM Collective, will turn the museum's front plaza into a temporary park. Inspired by the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum Plaza
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN
View map »


Website »

More information

C’mon, scientists! Get hands-on in the Super Fab Lab with Sid and friends as you discover the extraordinary scientific secrets hidden in our ordinary world. This exciting, new traveling...

Cost: $9.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 651-225-6000
Website »

More information

Carmen Georges Bizet The smoldering femme fatale, Carmen, is one of the most captivating heroines in all of opera. Obsession turns deadly when her gypsy seductions ensnare both...

Cost: $25 - $200

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


Sponsor: Minnesota Opera
Telephone: 612-333-2700
Contact Name: Eric Broker
Website »

More information

Wine & Canvas is the painting class with cocktails! Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the...

Cost: $35 | sign up at www.wineandcanvas.com

Where:
Everywhere - Twin Cities Metro
, MN


Telephone: 612-597-1885
Website »

More information

Mommy and Me 1 (age walk-20 months) provides a comfortable atmosphere with a participating adult, where the child can begin to express their individual movement and musical abilities | Tuesday...

Cost: $140.00

Where:
Academy of Russian Ballet
14675 Martin Drive, Ste 400
Eden Prairie, MN  55344
View map »


Sponsor: Academy of Russian Ballet
Contact Name: Kirill Bak
Website »

More information

“Too good to be true!” raves the New York Post for Jersey Boys, the 2006 Tony Award®-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons:...

Cost: $49.00 - $109.00

Where:
Orpheum Theatre
910 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Hennepin Theatre Trust
Telephone: 612.339.7007
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Following a very popular Smithsonian exhibit model, archivists have selected 25 objects to display throughout the expansive Cathedral of Saint Paul to tell the building’s story. Beginning...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Cathedral of Saint Paul
Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

More information

Leaders of the New Millennium (LNM) for Latinas, brings together Latina women to build on their leadership competencies and enhance their leadership voice in their workplace, community, and...

Cost: $2,295

Where:
Saint Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55105
View map »


Sponsor: Leadership Insitute
Telephone: 651-690-6819
Contact Name: Collin Gulling
Website »

More information

April 22st-November 8th Learn about the techniques, processes and resources involved in creating sculpture. Franconia’s artists and staff provide educational and contextual information...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
View map »


Website »

More information

Take a peek at the sculpture while it’s being created and meet the artists-in-residence. Franconia is more than just a sculpture park. We host up to 40 artists each year through our artist...

Cost: Free

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
View map »


Website »

More information

ME(me) is a multidisciplinary art exhibition featuring work by artists age 12-20, curated by Intermedia Arts' Youth Leadership Council. Opening April 9, ME(me), a play on the internet...

Cost: Sliding Scale; $3 per person suggested

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
View map »

More information

  ART AT ST. KATE’S the exciting 8th annual ART FAIR of local artists presented by Artists’ Circle and Textile Center Art at St. Kate’s, a juried art fair of quality...

Cost: free

Where:
St. Catherine University
Randolph and Cleveland
Saint Paul, MN  55116
View map »


Sponsor: Artists' Circle
Telephone: 651-222-2483
Contact Name: Marit Lee Kucera
Website »

More information

Twin Cities Premium Outlets invites moms to celebrate Mother’s Day by enjoying a day that focuses on fashion and fun. Indulge, Fashion + Fun for Moms provides moms with a much-needed...

Cost: Free

Where:
Twin Cities Premium Outlets
, MN


Contact Name: Ashley Moses

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of The Long View, an exhibition of new work by Minnesota artist, Tom Maakestad. Raised in rural Northfield in a family of artists among a...

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
Website »

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Northfield artist, Wendell Arneson. Arneson, who is approaching his retirement from St. Olaf College, has been a professor...

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
Website »

More information

The Noon-Time Talkers toastmasters club will hold an open-house at the Hopkins Library on Wednesday, April 29th. Kevin Burkart will speak about “Doing things others say you cannot...

Cost: No admission cost

Where:
Hopkins Library
22 11th Avenue North
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Noontime Talkers Toastmasters
Telephone: 763-257-7093
Contact Name: Marge
Website »

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Continental Diamond will be hosting a trunk show event with renowned jewelry designer Charles Krypell. The New York-based jewelry designer is known for his high-end sterling silver jewelry set with...

Cost: Open to the public.

Where:
Continental Diamond
116 Utica Ave. So. #130
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Continental Diamond
Telephone: 952-593-5602
Contact Name: Paul Holewa
Website »

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Northfield artist, Wendell Arneson. Arneson, who is approaching his retirement from St. Olaf College, has been a professor...

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
Website »

More information

Fur-Ever Wild in Lakeville is a working agricultural farm that celebrates our traditional connections to the land and mother nature. We are open on the weekends to the public for guided tours...

Cost: $7.50

Where:
Fur-Ever Wild
10132 235th St W
Lakeville, MN  55044
View map »

More information

The Annual Minnesota Autism Conference is where we join our voices as a passionate network to inspire hope and innovation. Here speakers, educators, paraprofessionals, therapists, psychologists,...

Cost: $105-$135

Where:
DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis Park Place Hotel
1500 Park Place Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN  55416
View map »


Sponsor: Autism Society of MN
Telephone: 651.647.1083
Contact Name: Autism Society of MN
Website »

More information

Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the Twin Cities Metro area! We also have a centrally located...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: Wine & Canvas
Telephone: 612-597-1885
Contact Name: Erik Swenson
Website »

More information

Gain insight into the performance at an in-depth conversation about the company and the evening’s program.

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
Northrop
84 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »


Sponsor: Northrop
Telephone: 612-624-2345
Contact Name: Cari Hatcher
Website »

More information

LUNAFEST: Minneapolis Second Annual Film Festival Fundraiser!  Join the fun and inspiration of an evening of short films by, for and about women.  Men love the films too! ...

Cost: $25

Where:
Riverview Theater
3800 42nd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Sponsor: Minnesota Peacebuilding Leadership Institute
Telephone: 612-377-4660
Contact Name: Donna Minter
Website »

More information

Margaret Regan, author of the award-winning THE DEATH OF JOSSELINE, will speak about her new book, DETAINED AND DEPORTED, in which she takes an inside look at the detention and deportation system...

Cost: free & open to the public

Where:
Unity Church-Unitarian
733 Portland Ave.
St. Paul, MN  55104
View map »


Sponsor: Unity Church-Unitarian
Telephone: 651-283-5139
Contact Name: Shelley Butler
Website »

More information

The New York Daily News wrote "If you like Grease you will love Happy Days. A power house, rock and roll trip down memory lane, Happy Days is not to be missed!" Take a...

Cost: $25.00 - $30.00

Where:
New Century Theatre
615 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Sponsor: Hennepin Theatre Trust
Telephone: 612.455.9501
Website »

More information

Cost: TBA

Where:
Northrop
84 Church St SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »


Telephone: 612-625-6600
Website »

More information

Diana Goodman has the perfect suburban life complete with a loving husband, son and daughter.  But her struggle with bipolar disorder threatens to destroy it all and as her medical treatments...

Cost: $18-$25

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


Sponsor: Yellow Tree Theatre
Telephone: 763-493-8733
Contact Name: Kara Wolf
Website »

More information

Carousel has captivated audiences around the world with the powerful love story of innocent young millworker Julie Jordan and swaggering carousel barker Billy Bigelow. Billy meets a tragic end...

Cost: Adult: $34 Senior: $31 25 & Under: $27 $3 off Wednesday show

Where:
Bloomington Center for the Arts
Bloomington, MN  55431


Telephone: 952-563-8575
Website »

More information

Denis Evstuhin has earned international acclaim for his vibrant artistry, remarkable sound quality and brilliant virtuosity by audiences and critics alike. His “sonorous, dark sound, clear...

Cost: Adults $20, UMD Fac/Staff $10, Seniors $15, Students $5

Where:
Weber Music Hall UMD
1049 University Drive
Duluth, MN  55812
View map »

More information

Wine & Canvas is the painting class with cocktails! Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the...

Cost: $35 | sign up at www.wineandcanvas.com

Where:
Everywhere - Twin Cities Metro
, MN


Telephone: 612-597-1885
Website »

More information

During the last weeks of the spring semester, the Weisman Art Museum's student group, WAM Collective, will turn the museum's front plaza into a temporary park. Inspired by the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum Plaza
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN
View map »


Website »

More information

Carmen Georges Bizet The smoldering femme fatale, Carmen, is one of the most captivating heroines in all of opera. Obsession turns deadly when her gypsy seductions ensnare both...

Cost: $25 - $200

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


Sponsor: Minnesota Opera
Telephone: 612-333-2700
Contact Name: Eric Broker
Website »

More information

They are emblems of achievement and passage to the other side. Big bridges have been making their mark on cityscapes through the ages. In the Twin Cities, our unique location on the gorge of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

More information

Mommy and Me 1 (age walk-20 months) provides a comfortable atmosphere with a participating adult, where the child can begin to express their individual movement and musical abilities | Tuesday...

Cost: $140.00

Where:
Academy of Russian Ballet
14675 Martin Drive, Ste 400
Eden Prairie, MN  55344
View map »


Sponsor: Academy of Russian Ballet
Contact Name: Kirill Bak
Website »

More information

C’mon, scientists! Get hands-on in the Super Fab Lab with Sid and friends as you discover the extraordinary scientific secrets hidden in our ordinary world. This exciting, new traveling...

Cost: $9.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN  55403
View map »


Telephone: 651-225-6000
Website »

More information

This visual history of the Cathedral of St. Paul includes very early black-and-white photographs and descriptions of key events leading up to the completion of the Cathedral’s construction....

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Ave
St Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

More information

Through the work of some of the most influential artists of the last century, as well as rising stars of our time, Feast exposes the richly varied meanings that can be sparked when...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

More information

Lillian (Babe) and Julius E. Davis, the namesake donors of a WAM collection gallery, were supporters of the Weisman on many levels. In addition to contributing the funds for the gallery...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

More information

DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS-The Musical based on the Steve Martin/Michael Caine movie takes us to the French Riviera for high jinks and hilarity.  Sophisticated, suave with a good dash of...

Cost: $24-$35

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
View map »


Sponsor: Sponsored by MAGENIC
Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Muareen Kvam
Website »

More information

Designed to spark creativity and imagination, Creativity Jam engages visitors in a multi-sensory landscape of lights, materials, and media. Children and adults can immerse themselves in...

Cost: $9.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Donaldson Filtration Solutions
Telephone: 651-225-6000
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Textile Center presents: Creepy Crawly: An entomological investigation of textile pattern By Artist Jennifer Angus March 6 - May 16, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday, March 6, 6 - 8 pm...

Cost: Free

Where:
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Telephone: 612-436-0464
Contact Name: Jenny Jones
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Following a very popular Smithsonian exhibit model, archivists have selected 25 objects to display throughout the expansive Cathedral of Saint Paul to tell the building’s story. Beginning...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Cathedral of Saint Paul
Telephone: 651-228-1766
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The Northfield Arts Guild Theater is excited to present the beloved musical Oliver! with book, music and lyrics by Lionel Bart.   Performances run April 17-19, April 23-26 and May 1-2...

Cost: Adults $18.00 Students/Seniors $13.00

Where:
Northfield Arts Guild Theater
411 W 3rd St
Northfield, MN  55057
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Sponsor: Carleton College and Neuger Communications Group
Telephone: 507-645-8877

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Leaders of the New Millennium (LNM) for Latinas, brings together Latina women to build on their leadership competencies and enhance their leadership voice in their workplace, community, and...

Cost: $2,295

Where:
Saint Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55105
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Sponsor: Leadership Insitute
Telephone: 651-690-6819
Contact Name: Collin Gulling
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April 22st-November 8th Learn about the techniques, processes and resources involved in creating sculpture. Franconia’s artists and staff provide educational and contextual information...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
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Website »

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Take a peek at the sculpture while it’s being created and meet the artists-in-residence. Franconia is more than just a sculpture park. We host up to 40 artists each year through our artist...

Cost: Free

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
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Website »

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ME(me) is a multidisciplinary art exhibition featuring work by artists age 12-20, curated by Intermedia Arts' Youth Leadership Council. Opening April 9, ME(me), a play on the internet...

Cost: Sliding Scale; $3 per person suggested

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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  ART AT ST. KATE’S the exciting 8th annual ART FAIR of local artists presented by Artists’ Circle and Textile Center Art at St. Kate’s, a juried art fair of quality...

Cost: free

Where:
St. Catherine University
Randolph and Cleveland
Saint Paul, MN  55116
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Sponsor: Artists' Circle
Telephone: 651-222-2483
Contact Name: Marit Lee Kucera
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Lily and Violet, a Minneapolis women's boutique, will be hosting their Spring Event from Thursday, April 30 through Sunday, May 3. The jam-packed shopping soiree with feature prosecco and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Lily and Violet
3413 West 44th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55410
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Inventors showcase new products and make connections. Manufacturers shop for products to produce. The public experiences products before they hit the marketplace. General Admission: $10.00; 6-12...

Cost: General Admission: $10.00; 6-12 $5.00; under 6 Free.

Where:
Minneapolis Convention Center
, MN


Telephone: 507.627.2344/800.468.3681
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A special exhibition recognizing the artistic talent of students within the Saint Paul Public Schools. Featuring the art of 60 high school students plus the work of elementary students in the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Minnesota Museum of American Art Project Space
141 E. 4th Street
St. Paul, MN  55101
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Twin Cities Premium Outlets invites moms to celebrate Mother’s Day by enjoying a day that focuses on fashion and fun. Indulge, Fashion + Fun for Moms provides moms with a much-needed...

Cost: Free

Where:
Twin Cities Premium Outlets
, MN


Contact Name: Ashley Moses

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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of The Long View, an exhibition of new work by Minnesota artist, Tom Maakestad. Raised in rural Northfield in a family of artists among a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
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Continental Diamond will be hosting a trunk show event with renowned jewelry designer Charles Krypell. The New York-based jewelry designer is known for his high-end sterling silver jewelry set with...

Cost: Open to the public.

Where:
Continental Diamond
116 Utica Ave. So. #130
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Continental Diamond
Telephone: 952-593-5602
Contact Name: Paul Holewa
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Fur-Ever Wild in Lakeville is a working agricultural farm that celebrates our traditional connections to the land and mother nature. We are open on the weekends to the public for guided tours...

Cost: $7.50

Where:
Fur-Ever Wild
10132 235th St W
Lakeville, MN  55044
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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Northfield artist, Wendell Arneson. Arneson, who is approaching his retirement from St. Olaf College, has been a professor...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Annex at Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Northfield artist, Wendell Arneson. Arneson, who is approaching his retirement from St. Olaf College, has been a professor...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Annex at Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
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The Annual Minnesota Autism Conference is where we join our voices as a passionate network to inspire hope and innovation. Here speakers, educators, paraprofessionals, therapists, psychologists,...

Cost: $105-$135

Where:
DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis Park Place Hotel
1500 Park Place Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Autism Society of MN
Telephone: 651.647.1083
Contact Name: Autism Society of MN
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Join us for the 12th annual Dish: Cuisine for Change. Enjoy gourmet food from 20 local restaurants, hundreds of auction items, wine and cocktail samples, and entertainment from comedian and actor,...

Cost: $175

Where:
St. Paul RiverCentre
175 Kellogg Blvd. W.
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Second Harvest
Telephone: 651.209.7994
Contact Name: Heidi Yankovec
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You’re invited to Ladies’ Night Out! Grab your girlfriends and treat yourselves to a special night devoted to health, wellness and fun. Join us for Ladies’ Night Out presented...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fairview Northland Medical Center
911 Northland Dr.
Princeton, MN  55371
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Sponsor: Fairview Northland Medical Center
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Now in its 12th year, Dish: Cuisine for Change has evolved into a notable Twin Cities event, this year featuring comedian Paul Reiser. Your Support will help provide hope and stability to working...

Cost: $175

Where:
St. Paul River Centre
175 W Kellogg Blvd
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Second Harvest Heartland
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Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the Twin Cities Metro area! We also have a centrally located...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: Wine & Canvas
Telephone: 612-597-1885
Contact Name: Erik Swenson
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Mission Statement:  A Christian community providing housing and meaningful employment, trusting God to transform prisoners’ lives through Bible study,...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
Lord of Life Lutheran Church
7401 County Road 101
Maple Grove, MN  55311
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Telephone: 952-212-9731
Contact Name: Kalsey Beach
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This month, we are very glad to feature performance artists Christopher Lear and Allison Broeren. A Minnesota native, Chris is a storyteller, writer, and zen clown. He is happy to share his stories...

Cost: $6 - $12, sliding scale

Where:
Bryant Lake Bowl
810 West Lake Street
Minnapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: Minneapolis Story Club
Telephone: 515-344-5327
Contact Name: Sam Ferree
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The New York Daily News wrote "If you like Grease you will love Happy Days. A power house, rock and roll trip down memory lane, Happy Days is not to be missed!" Take a...

Cost: $25.00 - $30.00

Where:
New Century Theatre
615 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Hennepin Theatre Trust
Telephone: 612.455.9501
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Diana Goodman has the perfect suburban life complete with a loving husband, son and daughter.  But her struggle with bipolar disorder threatens to destroy it all and as her medical treatments...

Cost: $18-$25

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo, MN  55369
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Sponsor: Yellow Tree Theatre
Telephone: 763-493-8733
Contact Name: Kara Wolf
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Kurt Weill brings colorful characterizations and sweeping melodies to his Broadway opera-musical Street Scene! 1940s New York City tenement families experience joy, anger, longing and...

Cost: Adults $19, Seniors $14, UMD Fac/Staff $14, Student $8, UMD Student $6

Where:
Marshall Performing Arts Center - Mainstage
1049 University Drive
Duluth, MN  55812
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Carousel has captivated audiences around the world with the powerful love story of innocent young millworker Julie Jordan and swaggering carousel barker Billy Bigelow. Billy meets a tragic end...

Cost: Adult: $34 Senior: $31 25 & Under: $27 $3 off Wednesday show

Where:
Bloomington Center for the Arts
Bloomington, MN  55431


Telephone: 952-563-8575
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Following the steps of Jesus from the entry to Jerusalem to the resurrection, the National Lutheran Choir will portray the events of those seven days in the rich and moving texts of the Orthodox...

Cost: $25

Where:
Basilica of Saint Mary
88 North 17th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: National Lutheran Choir
Telephone: 612-722-2301
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This visual history of the Cathedral of St. Paul includes very early black-and-white photographs and descriptions of key events leading up to the completion of the Cathedral’s construction....

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Ave
St Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-228-1766
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Through the work of some of the most influential artists of the last century, as well as rising stars of our time, Feast exposes the richly varied meanings that can be sparked when...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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During the last weeks of the spring semester, the Weisman Art Museum's student group, WAM Collective, will turn the museum's front plaza into a temporary park. Inspired by the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum Plaza
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN
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Textile Center presents: Creepy Crawly: An entomological investigation of textile pattern By Artist Jennifer Angus March 6 - May 16, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday, March 6, 6 - 8 pm...

Cost: Free

Where:
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Telephone: 612-436-0464
Contact Name: Jenny Jones
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Designed to spark creativity and imagination, Creativity Jam engages visitors in a multi-sensory landscape of lights, materials, and media. Children and adults can immerse themselves in...

Cost: $9.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Donaldson Filtration Solutions
Telephone: 651-225-6000
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They are emblems of achievement and passage to the other side. Big bridges have been making their mark on cityscapes through the ages. In the Twin Cities, our unique location on the gorge of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS-The Musical based on the Steve Martin/Michael Caine movie takes us to the French Riviera for high jinks and hilarity.  Sophisticated, suave with a good dash of...

Cost: $24-$35

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Sponsor: Sponsored by MAGENIC
Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Muareen Kvam
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The Aliveness Project is a local nonprofit organization that provides on-site meals, food shelf & other supportive services for individuals living with HIV/AIDS and their families. On April 30,...

Where:
Participating restaurants around the Twin Cities
, MN


Sponsor: The Aliveness Project
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NEXT: New Musicals in the Making—is Theater Latté Da’s new work series that showcases three new musicals in various stages of development. Each of the three workshops will...

Cost: $31-$45

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN
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Sponsor: Theater Latté Da
Telephone: 612-339-3003
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Carmen Georges Bizet The smoldering femme fatale, Carmen, is one of the most captivating heroines in all of opera. Obsession turns deadly when her gypsy seductions ensnare both...

Cost: $25 - $200

Where:
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington St.
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Minnesota Opera
Telephone: 612-333-2700
Contact Name: Eric Broker
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Mommy and Me 1 (age walk-20 months) provides a comfortable atmosphere with a participating adult, where the child can begin to express their individual movement and musical abilities | Tuesday...

Cost: $140.00

Where:
Academy of Russian Ballet
14675 Martin Drive, Ste 400
Eden Prairie, MN  55344
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Sponsor: Academy of Russian Ballet
Contact Name: Kirill Bak
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Lillian (Babe) and Julius E. Davis, the namesake donors of a WAM collection gallery, were supporters of the Weisman on many levels. In addition to contributing the funds for the gallery...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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C’mon, scientists! Get hands-on in the Super Fab Lab with Sid and friends as you discover the extraordinary scientific secrets hidden in our ordinary world. This exciting, new traveling...

Cost: $9.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN  55403
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Telephone: 651-225-6000
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Wine & Canvas is the painting class with cocktails! Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the...

Cost: $35 | sign up at www.wineandcanvas.com

Where:
Everywhere - Twin Cities Metro
, MN


Telephone: 612-597-1885
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Following a very popular Smithsonian exhibit model, archivists have selected 25 objects to display throughout the expansive Cathedral of Saint Paul to tell the building’s story. Beginning...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Cathedral of Saint Paul
Telephone: 651-228-1766
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The Northfield Arts Guild Theater is excited to present the beloved musical Oliver! with book, music and lyrics by Lionel Bart.   Performances run April 17-19, April 23-26 and May 1-2...

Cost: Adults $18.00 Students/Seniors $13.00

Where:
Northfield Arts Guild Theater
411 W 3rd St
Northfield, MN  55057
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Sponsor: Carleton College and Neuger Communications Group
Telephone: 507-645-8877

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Leaders of the New Millennium (LNM) for Latinas, brings together Latina women to build on their leadership competencies and enhance their leadership voice in their workplace, community, and...

Cost: $2,295

Where:
Saint Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55105
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Sponsor: Leadership Insitute
Telephone: 651-690-6819
Contact Name: Collin Gulling
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April 22st-November 8th Learn about the techniques, processes and resources involved in creating sculpture. Franconia’s artists and staff provide educational and contextual information...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
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Website »

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Take a peek at the sculpture while it’s being created and meet the artists-in-residence. Franconia is more than just a sculpture park. We host up to 40 artists each year through our artist...

Cost: Free

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
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Website »

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Inventors showcase new products and make connections. Manufacturers shop for products to produce. The public experiences products before they hit the marketplace. General Admission: $10.00; 6-12...

Cost: General Admission: $10.00; 6-12 $5.00; under 6 Free.

Where:
Minneapolis Convention Center
, MN


Telephone: 507.627.2344/800.468.3681
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  ART AT ST. KATE’S the exciting 8th annual ART FAIR of local artists presented by Artists’ Circle and Textile Center Art at St. Kate’s, a juried art fair of quality...

Cost: free

Where:
St. Catherine University
Randolph and Cleveland
Saint Paul, MN  55116
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Sponsor: Artists' Circle
Telephone: 651-222-2483
Contact Name: Marit Lee Kucera
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Lily and Violet, a Minneapolis women's boutique, will be hosting their Spring Event from Thursday, April 30 through Sunday, May 3. The jam-packed shopping soiree with feature prosecco and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Lily and Violet
3413 West 44th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55410
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ME(me) is a multidisciplinary art exhibition featuring work by artists age 12-20, curated by Intermedia Arts' Youth Leadership Council. Opening April 9, ME(me), a play on the internet...

Cost: Sliding Scale; $3 per person suggested

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Max’s at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand will host award-winning fine jewelry artist Sara Freedenfeld for a trunk showing of her Amali jewelry collections May 1 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and...

Cost: free

Where:
Max's at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand
3826 Grand Way
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Max's
Telephone: 952-922-8364
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Twin Cities Premium Outlets invites moms to celebrate Mother’s Day by enjoying a day that focuses on fashion and fun. Indulge, Fashion + Fun for Moms provides moms with a much-needed...

Cost: Free

Where:
Twin Cities Premium Outlets
, MN


Contact Name: Ashley Moses

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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of The Long View, an exhibition of new work by Minnesota artist, Tom Maakestad. Raised in rural Northfield in a family of artists among a...

Cost: Free

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

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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Northfield artist, Wendell Arneson. Arneson, who is approaching his retirement from St. Olaf College, has been a professor...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Annex at Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
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Fur-Ever Wild in Lakeville is a working agricultural farm that celebrates our traditional connections to the land and mother nature. We are open on the weekends to the public for guided tours...

Cost: $7.50

Where:
Fur-Ever Wild
10132 235th St W
Lakeville, MN  55044
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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Northfield artist, Wendell Arneson. Arneson, who is approaching his retirement from St. Olaf College, has been a professor...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Annex at Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
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Karl Urban, Katie Cassidy, Gillian Anderson, Morena Baccarin, WWE® Divas The Bella Twins™, Christian Serratos, Giancarlo Esposito are among the celebrities and industry professionals at...

Cost: $35.00 (plus $4.87) and up, kids 10 and under free with paid adult

Where:
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave South Minneapolis,
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Wizard World Inc.
Telephone: 646-512-5022
Contact Name: Jerry Milani
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The Annual Minnesota Autism Conference is where we join our voices as a passionate network to inspire hope and innovation. Here speakers, educators, paraprofessionals, therapists, psychologists,...

Cost: $105-$135

Where:
DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis Park Place Hotel
1500 Park Place Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Autism Society of MN
Telephone: 651.647.1083
Contact Name: Autism Society of MN
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Festival of Nations, the largest multi-cultural event in Minnesota, brings together people from a vast array of backgrounds to celebrate their ethnic heritage. Through world-class entertainment...

Cost: Advance: $11 Adults, $8 Youth (6 to 16) At the Door: $13.50 Adults, $8 Youth 5

Where:
St. Paul RiverCentre
175 West Kellogg Blvd
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: International Institute of Minnesota
Telephone: 651-647-0191
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For the 17th year, bass anglers from across the Midwest will come together with their fundraising dollars and fish in the annual Dick Hiley St. Jude Bass Classic in the Wabasha Municipal Harbor....

Cost: Different Entry Levels

Where:
, MN


Telephone: (952) 893-0442
Contact Name: Melissa Bargmann
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Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the Twin Cities Metro area! We also have a centrally located...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: Wine & Canvas
Telephone: 612-597-1885
Contact Name: Erik Swenson
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Join the Autism Society of MN for an exciting evening bringing the community together for fantastic food, drinks, games, prizes, a silent auction and a celebration of those serving as true...

Cost: $75

Where:
DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis Park Place Hotel
1500 Park Place Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Autism Society of MN
Telephone: 651.647.1083
Contact Name: Autism Society of MN
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One out of every three people in extreme poverty lives in India. With the caste system offering little hope for the future, many families feel despair, unable to dream. But amid this darkness,...

Cost: $30

Where:
Crystal Lake Golf Club
16725 Innsbrook Drive
Lakeville, MN  55044
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Telephone: 651.447.5499
Contact Name: Hanna Ruth
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Diana Goodman has the perfect suburban life complete with a loving husband, son and daughter.  But her struggle with bipolar disorder threatens to destroy it all and as her medical treatments...

Cost: $18-$25

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo, MN  55369
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Sponsor: Yellow Tree Theatre
Telephone: 763-493-8733
Contact Name: Kara Wolf
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War is an ever-present part of human society, but how we deal with it varies based on the smallest details. Even the victors do not come out unscathed. Mission Theatre Company sheds light on...

Cost: $10-20

Where:
Minneapolis Theatre Garage
711 W Franklin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55405
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Sponsor: Mission Theatre Company
Telephone: 612-234-7168
Contact Name: Andrea Tonsfeldt
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The New York Daily News wrote "If you like Grease you will love Happy Days. A power house, rock and roll trip down memory lane, Happy Days is not to be missed!" Take a...

Cost: $25.00 - $30.00

Where:
New Century Theatre
615 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Hennepin Theatre Trust
Telephone: 612.455.9501
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Join us for Tom Stoppard's 1988 spy thriller Hapgood, directed by Justin Alexander. With his characteristic intelligence and sharp characterization, Stoppard "spins an end-of-the-cold-war...

Cost: $18 | sixespies.brownpapertickets.com

Where:
Nimbus Theatre
1517 Central Avenue Northeast
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Six Elements Theatre
Telephone: 612-524-8886
Contact Name: Skot Rieffer
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Cost: Free to the public

Where:
Weber Music Hall UMD
1049 University Drive
Duluth, MN  55812
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Carousel has captivated audiences around the world with the powerful love story of innocent young millworker Julie Jordan and swaggering carousel barker Billy Bigelow. Billy meets a tragic end...

Cost: Adult: $34 Senior: $31 25 & Under: $27 $3 off Wednesday show

Where:
Bloomington Center for the Arts
Bloomington, MN  55431


Telephone: 952-563-8575
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Experimental new works from local queer-identified artists and performing groups exploring themes of race, gender identity, sexuality, family, class, HIV, sex trafficking, and more, using live...

Cost: $5 - $25 Sliding Scale

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: 20% Theater Company and Intermedia Arts
Telephone: 612-871-4444
Contact Name: Theresa Sweetland
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In the early years of the 20th century, traveling vaudeville shows offered a little taste of home for newly-arrived immigrants from Sweden, Norway and other Scandinavian countries. Peter...

Cost: $18 General Admission

Where:
Maple Grove Jr. HS Theatre
7000 Hemlock Lane N.
Maple Grove, MN  55369
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Skyway Theatre is glad to welcome back MELVIN SEALS & JERRY GARCIA BAND plus special guests GOD JOHNSON Friday May 1st, 2015 $20 advance, $25 day of show Doors open at 8pm Tickets...

Cost: $20-25

Where:
Skyway Venue
711 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Skyway Theatre
Telephone: 612-333-6100
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May 1st, 2015 Skyway Theatre Presents: BRENNAN HEART Brennan Heart (real name: Fabian Bohn) has an impressive track record as a DJ and producer with over 100 releases. He's known for his...

Cost: $20-25

Where:
Skyway Venue
711 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Skyway Theatre
Telephone: 612-333-6100
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Lillian (Babe) and Julius E. Davis, the namesake donors of a WAM collection gallery, were supporters of the Weisman on many levels. In addition to contributing the funds for the gallery...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Carmen Georges Bizet The smoldering femme fatale, Carmen, is one of the most captivating heroines in all of opera. Obsession turns deadly when her gypsy seductions ensnare both...

Cost: $25 - $200

Where:
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington St.
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Minnesota Opera
Telephone: 612-333-2700
Contact Name: Eric Broker
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DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS-The Musical based on the Steve Martin/Michael Caine movie takes us to the French Riviera for high jinks and hilarity.  Sophisticated, suave with a good dash of...

Cost: $24-$35

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Sponsor: Sponsored by MAGENIC
Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Muareen Kvam
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Mommy and Me 1 (age walk-20 months) provides a comfortable atmosphere with a participating adult, where the child can begin to express their individual movement and musical abilities | Tuesday...

Cost: $140.00

Where:
Academy of Russian Ballet
14675 Martin Drive, Ste 400
Eden Prairie, MN  55344
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Sponsor: Academy of Russian Ballet
Contact Name: Kirill Bak
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NEXT: New Musicals in the Making—is Theater Latté Da’s new work series that showcases three new musicals in various stages of development. Each of the three workshops will...

Cost: $31-$45

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN
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Sponsor: Theater Latté Da
Telephone: 612-339-3003
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C’mon, scientists! Get hands-on in the Super Fab Lab with Sid and friends as you discover the extraordinary scientific secrets hidden in our ordinary world. This exciting, new traveling...

Cost: $9.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN  55403
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Telephone: 651-225-6000
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This visual history of the Cathedral of St. Paul includes very early black-and-white photographs and descriptions of key events leading up to the completion of the Cathedral’s construction....

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Ave
St Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-228-1766
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This Land is Your Land, Bound for Glory, Hard Travelin’… songs about the open road, fighting for one's rights, and the awesome majesty of our country.  We know them, we've...

Cost: General admission ticket price is $35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Company
208 Parkway Ave. N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
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Telephone: 800-657-7025
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Designed to spark creativity and imagination, Creativity Jam engages visitors in a multi-sensory landscape of lights, materials, and media. Children and adults can immerse themselves in...

Cost: $9.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Donaldson Filtration Solutions
Telephone: 651-225-6000
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Through the work of some of the most influential artists of the last century, as well as rising stars of our time, Feast exposes the richly varied meanings that can be sparked when...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Textile Center presents: Creepy Crawly: An entomological investigation of textile pattern By Artist Jennifer Angus March 6 - May 16, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday, March 6, 6 - 8 pm...

Cost: Free

Where:
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Telephone: 612-436-0464
Contact Name: Jenny Jones
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During the last weeks of the spring semester, the Weisman Art Museum's student group, WAM Collective, will turn the museum's front plaza into a temporary park. Inspired by the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum Plaza
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN
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Wine & Canvas is the painting class with cocktails! Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the...

Cost: $35 | sign up at www.wineandcanvas.com

Where:
Everywhere - Twin Cities Metro
, MN


Telephone: 612-597-1885
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Ballet Minnesota presents the iconic ballet Giselle during their 27th Annual Minnesota Dance Festival, May 1 & 2 at The O’Shaughnessy on the campus of St. Catherine University, 2004...

Cost: $14 - $30

Where:
The O'Shaughnessy
2004 Randolph Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55105
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Sponsor: Ballet Minnesota
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They are emblems of achievement and passage to the other side. Big bridges have been making their mark on cityscapes through the ages. In the Twin Cities, our unique location on the gorge of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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  47th Annual Minnesota Bound Crappie Contest May 2nd – Lake Minnetonka   This spring it’s official – the ice IS out! Lake Minnetonka’s original Crappie...

Cost: $5 pre-event; $10 day of event

Where:
Lord Fletcher's Lake Minnetonka
Minnetonka, MN


Sponsor: Minnesota Bound
Telephone: 763-233-0720
Contact Name: Kelly Jo McDonnell
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Following a very popular Smithsonian exhibit model, archivists have selected 25 objects to display throughout the expansive Cathedral of Saint Paul to tell the building’s story. Beginning...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Cathedral of Saint Paul
Telephone: 651-228-1766
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The Northfield Arts Guild Theater is excited to present the beloved musical Oliver! with book, music and lyrics by Lionel Bart.   Performances run April 17-19, April 23-26 and May 1-2...

Cost: Adults $18.00 Students/Seniors $13.00

Where:
Northfield Arts Guild Theater
411 W 3rd St
Northfield, MN  55057
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Sponsor: Carleton College and Neuger Communications Group
Telephone: 507-645-8877

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Annual city-wide event featuring home rummage sales as well as special sales and events at various businesses and organizations.  Check the Austin Daily Herald for a map and detailed...

Cost: free to browse

Where:
Various
Austin, MN  55912


Sponsor: Austin Daily Herald
Telephone: 507-434-2214

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Leaders of the New Millennium (LNM) for Latinas, brings together Latina women to build on their leadership competencies and enhance their leadership voice in their workplace, community, and...

Cost: $2,295

Where:
Saint Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55105
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Sponsor: Leadership Insitute
Telephone: 651-690-6819
Contact Name: Collin Gulling
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Please join us for the first annual SPRING show at beautiful Lake Nokomis! Over 48 Local Indie Crafters & Artists Handmade Gifts • Art Woodworking • Textiles Jewelry •...

Cost: Free

Where:
Lake Nokomis Community Center
2401 E. Minnehaha Parkway
Minneapolis, MN  55417
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Sponsor: Lake Nokomis Community Center
Telephone: (612) 370-4923
Contact Name: Maggie Mercil
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April 22st-November 8th Learn about the techniques, processes and resources involved in creating sculpture. Franconia’s artists and staff provide educational and contextual information...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
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New Event in Lowertown! 4 Intuitive practitioners will be present to work with you on a variety of topics,  including, reiki, intuitive readings, nutrition coaching and more! To view the...

Cost: $40

Where:
Studio-OneSixty
308 Prince St
Suite 160
St. Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: Studio-OneSixty
Telephone: (612) 564.3160
Contact Name: Amy Vastering
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Take a peek at the sculpture while it’s being created and meet the artists-in-residence. Franconia is more than just a sculpture park. We host up to 40 artists each year through our artist...

Cost: Free

Where:
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer, MN  55074
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Named one of the Midwest’s best races by Competitor and Active.com, participants enjoy a closed, USATF-certified road course in Peninsula State Park. Post-race party with food, beer, and...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Peninsula State Park
, WI


Telephone: 920-421-1518
Contact Name: Brian Fitzgerald
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The Bazillions are the creation of Twin Cities’ parents/educators/singer-songwriters Adam and Kristin Marshall. Literally from their first day on the job at Kenny School in Minneapolis, the...

Cost: Free

Where:
MacPhail Center for Music
501 S. 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Lily and Violet, a Minneapolis women's boutique, will be hosting their Spring Event from Thursday, April 30 through Sunday, May 3. The jam-packed shopping soiree with feature prosecco and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Lily and Violet
3413 West 44th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55410
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A group of artists around Lake Minnetonka will be opening their home studios to the public on Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3, 2015. It is a perfect time of year for people to enjoy a springtime...

Cost: Free

Where:
28 artists Eleven locations, see website for map
, MN


Sponsor: Lake Minnetonka Artists
Telephone: 952-473-2344
Contact Name: Karen Stombaugh
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Max’s at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand will host award-winning fine jewelry artist Sara Freedenfeld for a trunk showing of her Amali jewelry collections May 1 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and...

Cost: free

Where:
Max's at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand
3826 Grand Way
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Max's
Telephone: 952-922-8364
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  ART AT ST. KATE’S the exciting 8th annual ART FAIR of local artists presented by Artists’ Circle and Textile Center Art at St. Kate’s, a juried art fair of quality...

Cost: free

Where:
St. Catherine University
Randolph and Cleveland
Saint Paul, MN  55116
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Sponsor: Artists' Circle
Telephone: 651-222-2483
Contact Name: Marit Lee Kucera
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Chuck E. Cheese’s is the ultimate place for family fun. There are games appropriate for all ages, musical entertainment, rides and a variety of food options. Plus, there’s plenty of...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Chuck E. Cheese's
7505 France Ave S
Edina, MN  55435
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Twin Cities Premium Outlets invites moms to celebrate Mother’s Day by enjoying a day that focuses on fashion and fun. Indulge, Fashion + Fun for Moms provides moms with a much-needed...

Cost: Free

Where:
Twin Cities Premium Outlets
, MN


Contact Name: Ashley Moses

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THE JOY RIDE - a smorgasbord of bike fun. We've planned a full day for you! Hop on wherever or ride from open to close. May 2, 2015 11 a.m. – 2 a.m., Minneapolis & St. Paul...

Cost: Free

Where:
Minneapolis- St. Paul
PO Box 580201
Minneapolis- St. Paul , MN  55458
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Sponsor: Anelace Coffee, Recovery Bike Shop, KIND and The Current
Contact Name: Katie
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A special exhibition recognizing the artistic talent of students within the Saint Paul Public Schools. Featuring the art of 60 high school students plus the work of elementary students in the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Minnesota Museum of American Art Project Space
141 E. 4th Street
St. Paul, MN  55101
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Come check on Verretta's "First Release" Party at Studio B on April 2nd at 6 PM! This event will be FREE. You are FREE. We are truly proud of almost four years of work, and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Studio B
711 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Northfield artist, Wendell Arneson. Arneson, who is approaching his retirement from St. Olaf College, has been a professor...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Annex at Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
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Fur-Ever Wild in Lakeville is a working agricultural farm that celebrates our traditional connections to the land and mother nature. We are open on the weekends to the public for guided tours...

Cost: $7.50

Where:
Fur-Ever Wild
10132 235th St W
Lakeville, MN  55044
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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of The Long View, an exhibition of new work by Minnesota artist, Tom Maakestad. Raised in rural Northfield in a family of artists among a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
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LOCAL ARTISTS. CRAFT BEER & SPIRITS. LIVE MUSIC FROM COMMUNIST DAUGHTER & THE JACK BRASS BAND. FOOD TRUCKS. Come join us at the inaugural Arts & Crafts, a COMPAS fundraiser!...

Cost: $40 Regular Ticket / $75 VIP Ticket

Where:
Upper Cut Boxing Gym
1324 Quincy Street Northeast
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: COMPAS
Telephone: 651-292-4313
Contact Name: Juliana Anderson Wilkins
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LOCAL ARTISTS. CRAFT BEER & SPIRITS. LIVE MUSIC. FOOD TRUCKS. Come join us at the inaugural Arts & Crafts, a COMPAS fundraiser! Saturday, May 2nd, 2015, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m....

Cost: $40 Regular Ticket / $75 VIP Ticket

Where:
Upper Cut Boxing Gym
1324 Quincy Street Northeast
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: COMPAS
Telephone: 651-292-4313
Contact Name: Juliana Anderson Wilkins
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The Annual Minnesota Autism Conference is where we join our voices as a passionate network to inspire hope and innovation. Here speakers, educators, paraprofessionals, therapists, psychologists,...

Cost: $105-$135

Where:
DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis Park Place Hotel
1500 Park Place Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Autism Society of MN
Telephone: 651.647.1083
Contact Name: Autism Society of MN
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Festival of Nations, the largest multi-cultural event in Minnesota, brings together people from a vast array of backgrounds to celebrate their ethnic heritage. Through world-class entertainment...

Cost: Advance: $11 Adults, $8 Youth (6 to 16) At the Door: $13.50 Adults, $8 Youth 5

Where:
St. Paul RiverCentre
175 West Kellogg Blvd
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: International Institute of Minnesota
Telephone: 651-647-0191
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Featuring works by Eleanor McGough, Minneapolis, Painter & Hortense La Tour, Paris, Author of Jewelry. Saturday May 2nd, 2015 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Join us for a rare opportunity to meet...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Veronique Wantz Gallery
125 North 1st Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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For the 17th year, bass anglers from across the Midwest will come together with their fundraising dollars and fish in the annual Dick Hiley St. Jude Bass Classic in the Wabasha Municipal Harbor....

Cost: Different Entry Levels

Where:
, MN


Telephone: (952) 893-0442
Contact Name: Melissa Bargmann
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More than four decades since Crosby, Stills & Nash first harmonized in Southern California, its members continue a creative partnership that is one of the most influential and enduring in...

Cost: Tickets start at $70

Where:
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, MN


Telephone: 952-838-9000
Contact Name: PACER Center
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Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the Twin Cities Metro area! We also have a centrally located...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: Wine & Canvas
Telephone: 612-597-1885
Contact Name: Erik Swenson
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The Dinner Detective is the largest, award-winning, interactive comedic murder mystery dinner show in the United States. The immensely popular shows are set in the present day, which means unlike...

Cost: $69.95 plus tax/fees

Where:
Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown
1500 Washington Ave South
Minneapolis, MN  55454
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Telephone: 866-496-0535
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Following the steps of Jesus from the entry to Jerusalem to the resurrection, the National Lutheran Choir will portray the events of those seven days in the rich and moving texts of the Orthodox...

Cost: $25

Where:
Zumbro Lutheran Church
624 3rd Avenue Southwest
Rochester, MN  55902
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Sponsor: National Lutheran Choir
Telephone: 612-722-2301
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VocalEssence Ensemble Singers Don Shelby, actor Tesfa Wondemagegnehu, conductor Jon Cranney, director Two performances: 3:30 p.m. Matinee and 7 p.m. Evening Step into the past to...

Cost: $100 ($50 is a tax-deductible donation)

Where:
Minnesota Centennial Showboat
Harriet Island Rd
Saint Paul, MN  55107
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The New York Daily News wrote "If you like Grease you will love Happy Days. A power house, rock and roll trip down memory lane, Happy Days is not to be missed!" Take a...

Cost: $25.00 - $30.00

Where:
New Century Theatre
615 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Hennepin Theatre Trust
Telephone: 612.455.9501
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"A long time ago in a castle far, far away The vision of Ghosty Wan Kenobi embarks young Hamluke onto a tragic tale of betrayal and revenge in this hilarious, acclaimed, "Star Wars"...

Cost: $18.00

Where:
Phoenix Theater
2605 Hennepin Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: Dana's Boys
Telephone: 952-270-9434
Contact Name: Michael Maykethttps://www.facebook.com/events/1438

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Diana Goodman has the perfect suburban life complete with a loving husband, son and daughter.  But her struggle with bipolar disorder threatens to destroy it all and as her medical treatments...

Cost: $18-$25

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo, MN  55369
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Sponsor: Yellow Tree Theatre
Telephone: 763-493-8733
Contact Name: Kara Wolf
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Atlantic recording group Death Cab for Cutie has announced an array of activity surrounding the release of their much-anticipated eighth studio album, including the first leg of their upcoming...

Cost: $38.50

Where:
Northrop
84 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Telephone: 612-624-2345
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Join us for Tom Stoppard's 1988 spy thriller Hapgood, directed by Justin Alexander. With his characteristic intelligence and sharp characterization, Stoppard "spins an end-of-the-cold-war...

Cost: $18 | sixespies.brownpapertickets.com

Where:
Nimbus Theatre
1517 Central Avenue Northeast
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Six Elements Theatre
Telephone: 612-524-8886
Contact Name: Skot Rieffer
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Spitting Image Collective, a dynamic group of up-and-coming composers formed in 2013, presents its second round of commissions and concerts, featuring new works by Twin Cities composers Scott...

Cost: $15, $10 students

Where:
Studio Z
275 E. 4th Street, Suite 200
St. Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: Spitting Image Collective
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Experimental new works from local queer-identified artists and performing groups exploring themes of race, gender identity, sexuality, family, class, HIV, sex trafficking, and more, using live...

Cost: $5 - $25 Sliding Scale

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: 20% Theater Company and Intermedia Arts
Telephone: 612-871-4444
Contact Name: Theresa Sweetland
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Cost: Free to the public

Where:
Weber Music Hall UMD
1049 University Drive
Duluth, MN  55812
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Carousel has captivated audiences around the world with the powerful love story of innocent young millworker Julie Jordan and swaggering carousel barker Billy Bigelow. Billy meets a tragic end...

Cost: Adult: $34 Senior: $31 25 & Under: $27 $3 off Wednesday show

Where:
Bloomington Center for the Arts
Bloomington, MN  55431


Telephone: 952-563-8575
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In the early years of the 20th century, traveling vaudeville shows offered a little taste of home for newly-arrived immigrants from Sweden, Norway and other Scandinavian countries. Peter...

Cost: $18 General Admission

Where:
Maple Grove Jr. HS Theatre
7000 Hemlock Lane N.
Maple Grove, MN  55369
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Skyway Theatre is glad to welcome back MELVIN SEALS & JERRY GARCIA BAND plus special guests GOD JOHNSON Friday May 1st, 2015 $20 advance, $25 day of show Doors open at 8pm Tickets...

Cost: $20-25

Where:
Skyway Venue
711 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Skyway Theatre
Telephone: 612-333-6100
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May 1st, 2015 Skyway Theatre Presents: BRENNAN HEART Brennan Heart (real name: Fabian Bohn) has an impressive track record as a DJ and producer with over 100 releases. He's known for his...

Cost: $20-25

Where:
Skyway Venue
711 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Skyway Theatre
Telephone: 612-333-6100
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2-Day Expo Celebrates and Empowers Moms with Celebrity Keynotes, Real-Talk Panels, and Access to Great Local Resources Minnesota moms will have access to information, resources, and camaraderie...

Cost: http://www.momsrockexpo.com/

Where:
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 651-206-9852
Contact Name: Kelly Plummer
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All Ages Doors 6 p.m. $8 adv/&10 Doors  Tickets available online or at the door

Cost: $8 adv/&10 Doors

Where:
Mankato Brewery
1119 Center Street
Mankato, MN  56003
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Lillian (Babe) and Julius E. Davis, the namesake donors of a WAM collection gallery, were supporters of the Weisman on many levels. In addition to contributing the funds for the gallery...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

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They are emblems of achievement and passage to the other side. Big bridges have been making their mark on cityscapes through the ages. In the Twin Cities, our unique location on the gorge of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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During the last weeks of the spring semester, the Weisman Art Museum's student group, WAM Collective, will turn the museum's front plaza into a temporary park. Inspired by the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum Plaza
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN
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Website »

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Ballet Minnesota presents the iconic ballet Giselle during their 27th Annual Minnesota Dance Festival, May 1 & 2 at The O’Shaughnessy on the campus of St. Catherine University, 2004...

Cost: $14 - $30

Where:
The O'Shaughnessy
2004 Randolph Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55105
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Sponsor: Ballet Minnesota
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Through the work of some of the most influential artists of the last century, as well as rising stars of our time, Feast exposes the richly varied meanings that can be sparked when...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »

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This Land is Your Land, Bound for Glory, Hard Travelin’… songs about the open road, fighting for one's rights, and the awesome majesty of our country.  We know them, we've...

Cost: General admission ticket price is $35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Company
208 Parkway Ave. N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
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Telephone: 800-657-7025
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Designed to spark creativity and imagination, Creativity Jam engages visitors in a multi-sensory landscape of lights, materials, and media. Children and adults can immerse themselves in...

Cost: $9.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Donaldson Filtration Solutions
Telephone: 651-225-6000
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This visual history of the Cathedral of St. Paul includes very early black-and-white photographs and descriptions of key events leading up to the completion of the Cathedral’s construction....

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Ave
St Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

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Carmen Georges Bizet The smoldering femme fatale, Carmen, is one of the most captivating heroines in all of opera. Obsession turns deadly when her gypsy seductions ensnare both...

Cost: $25 - $200

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


Sponsor: Minnesota Opera
Telephone: 612-333-2700
Contact Name: Eric Broker
Website »

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NEXT: New Musicals in the Making—is Theater Latté Da’s new work series that showcases three new musicals in various stages of development. Each of the three workshops will...

Cost: $31-$45

Where:
The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN
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Sponsor: Theater Latté Da
Telephone: 612-339-3003
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Celebrate your child’s birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese’s! Guests will enjoy pizza, games, a special birthday show with Chuck E. and take home awesome souvenirs. There are party...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Chuck E. Cheese's
7505 France Ave S
Edina, MN  55435
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Wine & Canvas is the painting class with cocktails! Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the...

Cost: $35 | sign up at www.wineandcanvas.com

Where:
Everywhere - Twin Cities Metro
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Telephone: 612-597-1885
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DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS-The Musical based on the Steve Martin/Michael Caine movie takes us to the French Riviera for high jinks and hilarity.  Sophisticated, suave with a good dash of...

Cost: $24-$35

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Sponsor: Sponsored by MAGENIC
Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Muareen Kvam
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Mommy and Me 1 (age walk-20 months) provides a comfortable atmosphere with a participating adult, where the child can begin to express their individual movement and musical abilities | Tuesday...

Cost: $140.00

Where:
Academy of Russian Ballet
14675 Martin Drive, Ste 400
Eden Prairie, MN  55344
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Sponsor: Academy of Russian Ballet
Contact Name: Kirill Bak
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C’mon, scientists! Get hands-on in the Super Fab Lab with Sid and friends as you discover the extraordinary scientific secrets hidden in our ordinary world. This exciting, new traveling...

Cost: $9.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN  55403
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Telephone: 651-225-6000
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