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The Luxury Apartment Boom



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Mariah Carey’s former concierge stands in the lobby of the Walkway Apartments wearing a purple velvet blazer and large, clear-framed glasses, waiting to be of service. Jean Pierre Dechateau—JP for short—also has worked for the Waldorf Astoria hotel and as Elton John’s butler. And now he works here, in the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis, at the most luxurious of the Twin Cities’ new luxury apartment complexes. When he shakes my hand, he grins like a bemused genie, his eyebrows arched solicitously with the self-assurance of one who has dealt with divas. Try me, the look suggests.

You have no idea what I can conjure.

Jean Pierre Dechateau
Jean Pierre Dechateau. Photo by TJ Turner

JP seems restless. It’s late March, construction is still wrapping up. My wife and I are here for a tour, perchance to rent, and though we’re told that more than half of the 92 units are spoken for, not all are occupied. Some were leased sight-unseen by professional athletes, young executives lining up jobs at Fortune 500 companies, and other large-living types, many from out of town. The only tenants my wife and I encounter are two tanned and muscly men high-fiving each other, presumably over their good fortune.

Soon, we’re assured, the place will be swinging with the kind of amenities largely foreign to the Midwest: mail forked over at the front desk, complimentary newspaper and breakfast, a private restaurant and bar, and a Jacuzzi cantilevered over Lake Street like a watery playpen. “This is how it feels,” the Walkway’s website declares, “to float above it all.”

There’s even an app for residents to request the services of JP or the bell cap, as the lobby clerk is known. Hungry? They can rustle something up from Coup d’État, the ground-floor restaurant. Heading home with a date? They can have champagne chilling in your living room, Rihanna on the sound system, and fresh sheets—if not Rihanna herself—on the bed. “Not everyone knows how to use a concierge,” JP explains in an interview with the Walkway’s in-house digital newsletter, Abode. “I provide a service that is so much more than finding a table at a restaurant or a ticket to the show. I design pleasure.”

Our tour guide, a cordial young man with slicked-back hair and the understated pride of the overdog, shows us a three-bedroom corner unit with leather door handles, plush carpeting, and a view of the Carlson Towers, 10 miles away. “It’s a whole different world right now,” he says. In the foreground are some of the four new luxury apartment buildings hugging the nearby Midtown Greenway. “It’s crazy what’s going on around here,” he says. “Building, building, building. But we built this place smaller, built it nicer.” He smiles. “You’ll see.”

Before we move on, though, he can’t resist. “All these buildings, as you look down, they all have to cap out at six floors, but the city let us build the first floor to 23 feet.” He waits a beat then beams: “So we’re a full floor higher than any other building.” This place goes up to 11.

The Walkway
The Walkway Apartments. Photo by Alex Steinberg

Money is never mentioned. Not on the Walkway website. Not on our tour. Money is not the point. Money is freedom. The first lease signed at the Walkway was by a couple who moved out of their home on Lake of the Isles—they combined, our guide tells us, two sixth-floor units. At the end, we have to be the kind of people who ask: $3,600 for the three-bedroom, though prices range from $1,385 for a studio to $3,950 for a large two-level unit.

But a lot, it turns out, is negotiable. We see that incredible two-level apartment—it’s being held for a guy who also requested another unit with the idea of breaking down the wall between them. But he’s never in town and hasn’t done anything with either one. “They’re both technically taken,” our guide tells us. So if we wanted this unit, he would tell the guy to take the other one. Or perhaps the guy would up the ante. “It’s like Monopoly money,” we’re told. The guy already has a decorating idea for the cathedral-height living room that probably few renters in any city—New York, Shanghai, Dubai—have proposed: a floor-to-ceiling waterfall.

In the 2000s, the Twin Cities were treading water. Minneapolis lost 40 people, St. Paul lost 1,900. Then something changed. Last year, more than 3,000 new apartment units were slated to be built in Minneapolis; more than 5,000 are planned this year. “Minneapolis and St. Paul have turned a corner,” says Thomas Fisher, dean of the University of Minnesota’s College of Design. “We’re now like San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, Boston—places with a pretty healthy economy.” Not Cleveland, Buffalo, St. Louis, or Detroit.

This development means more people, more money, more eyes on the street, more stable neighborhoods. But at more than $2 a square foot, or about $2,000 for a two-bedroom, most of the new apartments being built in the Twin Cities are considered luxurious. It’s about the only kind of apartment that gets built anymore. None of the new apartments in the core of Minneapolis are considered affordable, and average monthly rent has risen 9.1 percent as a result. The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority reported last year that more than 10,000 people were on their waiting list for Section 8 subsidized housing—it hasn’t budged since 2009. And while the vacancy rate for the overall Twin Cities is tight at about 2.5 percent, it’s almost non-existent for affordable housing.

“A lot of forces are driving us toward the luxury end of things,” says Fisher. Land values, for one. They’ve increased to the point that developers can only make a profit if they aim for the higher end. Height and construction restrictions haven’t helped. Most projects outside of downtown end up being capped at six stories, not allowing developers to increase profit margins by building further skyward. So they pack as many amenities as they can into those six stories—and charge accordingly.

Lime Uptown Interior
Lime Apartments at Lyn-Lake. Photo by Carbon Creative

The result is a monoculture of affluence. “The Manhattanization of Uptown,” says Larry Millett, the St. Paul architecture critic and author of Once There Were Castles: Lost Mansions and Estates of the Twin Cities. It’s not Park Avenue—“Architecturally, I don’t think anyone’s drooling over the stuff.” All the value is inside, in the amenities, but the effect is the same. Taken far enough, it’s Europe: wealth in the city center, everyone else on the outskirts, a city out of balance.

“We don’t build cities the way we used to,” Fisher says, “one lot at a time, some large homes, some small, so you could move down the street to a bigger house when you got a family, move into a smaller one down the street when the house emptied out.” There weren’t big banks giving big loans to big developers to develop massive numbers of units. Everything was smaller and more local, and few were priced out. “What this led to was diversity,” says Fisher. “You could stay in your neighborhood as you aged. You didn’t have to leave your community.”

Other cities have enforced some balance, allowing developers to build more densely if they include affordable housing units as part of a project or agree to build some elsewhere. But density discussions here tend to get bogged down in debates over height and historicity. Two years ago, the Minneapolis City Council approved a moratorium on “large-scale” projects in Linden Hills. In Dinkytown, a developer recently backed off plans to develop a hotel after the City Council voted to explore whether a one-story brick building in the way was somehow historic. “People remember how Minneapolis and St. Paul were 50 years ago,” says Fisher. “But we’re headed toward being a very different city: bigger and much more thriving. And I don’t think we’ve come to grips with that.” Millett wonders if nostalgia hasn’t given way to fantasy: “I sometimes get the impression that people dream that the city will get developed with little two-story houses with a violin shop on the bottom run by a little German guy, but it doesn’t happen that way.”

In 2008, one of the first ultra-luxe developments in the Twin Cities opened in the Lyn-Lake area of Uptown: Blue, a 242-apartment complex for people who, according to its developer, “work hard and play hard.” That the country had just fallen off the financial cliff didn’t matter one simoleon—Blue filled up. There’s a pool and sauna, a pub with a pool table, a private dog park, and a “Zen courtyard.” A few years later, the same developer—Greco—built Flux several blocks away on the Midtown Greenway, billed as “resort living.” The Walkway and other new Uptown developments now use the same resort metaphor in their marketing, as though life in the coldest large city in America can be—with the right amenities—a beach.

That so many of these ultra-luxe complexes are in Uptown makes some historical sense. In the 1870s, weekenders would train out from Minneapolis to lounge in sprawling resorts on Lake Calhoun, camp along the shores, or picnic in Lakewood Cemetery. When the tracks were extended west, resorters moved on to Lake Minnetonka, and though the hotels disappeared there, too, the moneyed clientele stayed.

By the time I moved to Uptown in 1995, shortly after graduating from college, the neighborhood had been a funky bohemia for decades. I landed a studio apartment in a three-story brick walkup, built circa 1920, on leafy Girard Avenue, a block from Calhoun Square: $495 a month. It had a ceiling fan, hardwood floors, and a hallway window where the Uptown-based Johnson Milk Company—well before my time—used to put fresh milk. The two glass cabinets at the kitchen entrance contained, in lieu of fancy tableware, my Kerouac and Joyce.

It was, in other words, the classic Uptown apartment. Nights were spent in the Uptown Bar, where we were too late for the Replacements but just in time for their solo components. Or in the Rainbow Bar, where some nights the Long Island Iced Teas were $2.50 and the company even cheaper, aging queens and raging alkies who would slide into our booth uninvited. Slacker panhandlers with mohawks and leather lined the sidewalk in front of McDonald’s—the McPunks. “I love springtime in Uptown,” my wife recalls her brother rhapsodizing back then, “when the punks bring out their rats.”

In spring, the garage doors would roll up at Two Pesos, a Mexican joint where we’d thaw out with dollar margaritas in plastic cups that tasted like something from a Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine. But it was better than throwing ourselves to the cougars at Figlio. When my parents visited for the first time, Two Pesos was the only place I could think to take them for dinner.

A few years later, I moved to another Girard apartment: $420 for a vast garden-level one-bedroom with a few quirks, like a bathroom door with notches so it could slide past the toilet. One night, I spotted what I thought was a squirrel in my kitchen, until I saw its long, thin tail. When the rent jumped to $700, I wound up on a WCCO-TV report about rising Minneapolis rents. As the camera rolled, I made soup from a can on my Dickensian stove, like a hobo. When the spot aired, a former coworker called to check on me.

Soon after, in 2000, the Rainbow Bar became Chino Latino. In 2008, the Uptown Bar became an Apple Store. And now, Two Pesos, having morphed into Campiello and then Cowboy Slim’s, has become the southwest corner of the Walkway Apartments. “The thing about bohemias is that they’re hard to maintain,” says Millett, “because bohemias don’t tend to have a lot of money. Neighborhoods either get upscaled or continue down the hill, and both have problems. But the die is pretty well cast for Uptown now. It’s becoming Minneapolis’s second downtown, but with a different vibe.” Lake Minnetonka has returned to Uptown.

Uptown

"Private means ‘privileged,’" is one of the Walkway’s tag lines, an amenity not everyone appreciates—especially those on the outside. “I am a bro,” admits Jim Walsh, a columnist for the Southwest Journal and host of the Mad Ripple Hootenanny songwriter series at Minneapolis bars and coffee shops. “But I can’t think of a more stultifying way to spend my 20s and 30s than inside these kinds of places. These guys have been sold a message of metro manliness based on flashy bullshit, not the joy of belonging to a funky neighborhood.&rdquo

To Andy Sturdevant, MinnPost’s chronicler of Twin Cities culture, it suggests a lack of curiosity if not belonging. The newcomers, he told me, should be reminded that they “are part of a historical narrative, whether they like it or not.” Why live in a city, he asks, with its presumptions of diversity and rubbing shoulders with strangers, if you don’t want to be in it?

But is there a connection between money and isolation? No marketing, after all, is going to tout the virtues, as Sturdevant notes, of tenants “freezing their asses off waiting for the No. 6 bus and getting hollered at by a busker outside Calhoun Square.”

Lime Apartments, Greco’s Lyn-Lake successor to Blue, has been marketed with something like the opposite of seclusion, a kind of cheeky promiscuity: “Tarts welcome,” and “Don’t get hitched until you enjoy your year at Lime.” (The nearby Elan Uptown is responsible for a billboard reading, “I don’t remember her name, but her apartment…”) Looking for truth in advertising, I tour the place alone. “Would it just be you living here, or…?” asks my tour guide, a friendly young woman. Yep, I say, expecting a wink, a smile—some suggestion that although I’d be single I wouldn’t be alone.

But she surprises me. “Well, that’s nice,” she says innocently. “Lots of room for you, huh?”

When I tour the second-floor “splash deck,” where a hot tub and pool are sunk beside a grassy lawn, I expect to hear that suits are optional. Instead: the grass is for “bags, bocce ball, hopefully yoga in the summer.” I see no tarts, no one who might open her door to a man with ego-induced short-term memory loss. Only an unnoticing young woman with a Target corporate ID badge.

When my guide points out a TV monitor near the mailboxes announcing weekly resident gatherings, some in the lounge, some for happy hour at Herkimer down the block, the marketing merges with reality. It’s not Melrose Place. It’s a dorm for grownups.

“We believe in thriving societies where residents make strong connections that can last a lifetime,” Lime’s website declares, “from business to friendships to (b)romance.” And although I don’t know any guy who would admit to looking for bromance, it sounds like community, whatever that means today. A real-life LinkedIn. From the live/work spaces on the first floor, commercially zoned with separate entrances to the sidewalk, you could run your boutique business with little more than a laptop and a UPS account, then meet the neighbors for movie night. Efficiency is the new decadence.

In one preeminent apartment, on the second floor, the glass patio door opens directly onto the “splash deck,” the hot tub right there, all day, all night. In 1995, the only view out of most Uptown apartments was onto the narrow grass yard between buildings, a blanket of shadows hung between bedrooms, through which passed all of our muffled intimacies. We were bound by space or lack of it, not income or interest, together yet alone. In the new, more segregated city, you are bound by shared condition, and there is, as the marketing implies, an intimacy in this. As in a hot tub full of strangers, alone yet together.

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April 2015

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...

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Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Saint Catherine University
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Groveland Gallery
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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings and drawings by Minnesota artist, Carl Oltvedt. A Minneapolis native, Oltvedt is a full professor in the School of Visual...

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The St. Catherine University Women’s Choir will perform a variety of sacred and secular works from the Renaissance to the present under the direction of Patricia Cahalan Connors. The...

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Our Lady of Victory Chapel
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Redeemer Covenant Church
7801 Brooklyn Blvd
Brooklyn Park, MN  55445
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Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Minneapolis, MN  55439
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Hopkins High School Auditorium
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St. Paul, MN  55102
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Minneapolis, MN  55403
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OLD LOG THEATRE
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Weisman Art Museum
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Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Cost: $140.00

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Eden Prairie, MN  55344
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Cost: Free

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Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Ave
St Paul, MN  55102
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Cost: Free

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Weisman Art Museum
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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

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Contact Name: Collin Gulling
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Cost: Sliding Scale; $3 per person suggested

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2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Cost: free

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Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson
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Cost: Prices vary

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Cost: $35.00

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How do we know who we are? Juliana Smithton is a renowned neuroscientist on the brink of a breakthrough in Alzheimer’s treatment. But her life is unraveling. Her husband has filed for...

Cost: Preview tickets: $25-$35; General admission: $38- 58; 30 & under: $19; Seniors 6

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
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Girls Only is an original comedy that celebrates the honor, truth, humor and silliness of being female. With a two-woman cast and audiences full of raucous, laughing ladies, the show is a...

Cost: $29.50

Where:
New Century Theatre
Minneapolis, MN


Contact Name: Dale Stark
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Cost: Adults $10, UMD Fac/ Staff $5, Seniors $8, Students $5, UMD Students $3

Where:
Weber Music Hall UMD
1049 University Drive
Duluth, MN  55812
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It’s a small world after all. Snowed in overnight, college lovers Elena and Reed have an unexpected reunion in a crowded airport. She’s stayed true to their old hippie life, but...

Cost: Preview tickets: $25-$35; General admission: $38- 58; 30 & under: $19; Seniors 6

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
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crow with no mouth promotions presents Australian bassist/composer Mike Majkowski plus three Texas-based artists: percussionist Chris Cogburn, experimentalist Steve Jansen, and improviser Parham...

Cost: $12

Where:
Studio Z
275 E. 4th Street, Suite 200
St. Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: Studio Z
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When panic grips a city plagued by violence, its residents turn on each other.  A theatrical meditation on fear and loathing, inspired by Fritz Lang’s cinematic masterpiece, M, this...

Cost: $10-$25

Where:
Red Eye Theater
15 w 14th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Red Eye Theater
Telephone: 612-870-0309
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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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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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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 »

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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
Website »

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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
Website »

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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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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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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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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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Midwest Home Design Week is a celebration of design across the Twin Cities providing consumers and industry members with design inspiration, ideas, and expertise. Design Week provides the...

Where:
Various locations around the Twin Cities
, MN


Sponsor: Midwest Home
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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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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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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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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings and drawings by Minnesota artist, Carl Oltvedt. A Minneapolis native, Oltvedt is a full professor in the School of Visual...

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
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A solo exhibition of new paintings by Minneapolis artist Charles Lyon opens March 7 at Groveland Gallery. Lyon settled in Minnesota in 1994 after spending over a decade living in the Arizona high...

Cost: free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson
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Bring your lunch to Landmark Center on the second Tuesday of each month, Oct. - May, for a performance by Saint Paul Ballet. After the performance kids can join the dancers on the floor for...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Landmark Center
75 W. 5th St.
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Minnesota Landmarks / Landmark Center
Telephone: 651-292-3225
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Cost: Free

Where:
University of Minnesota School of Law
229 19th Ave S 190 Mondale Hall, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414
Minneapolis, MN  55454
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Sponsor: Center for New Americans
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The Festival—presented by The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul—features regional, national and international premieres of more than 250 award-winning independent feature-length,...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
St. Anthony Main Theater
115 SE Main St
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Sponsor: MSP Film Society
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Join ASID Minnesota for an inspirational discussion on Trend Chasers vs. Style Makers. What do Coco Chanel, Andy Warhol, Jackie Kennedy, and Madonna have in common? They are all genuine fashion...

Cost: $25

Where:
International Market Square
275 Market Street
Minneapolis, MN  55405
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Sponsor: American Society of Interior Designers
Telephone: 952-697-5218
Contact Name: Cynde Bock
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Learn about Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and what they are used for at this Aging but Dangerous event. Sunrise Banks has volunteered the services of "King Tweet," their social...

Where:
Sunrise Bank
2171 University Avenue W
St. Paul, MN  55114
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Sponsor: Sunrise Banks with Aging But Dangerous
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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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Formerly known as the American Composers Forum’s Tuesday Salon, Composer Nights are an opportunity for composers to present their work, chat with the audience, receive feedback, and connect...

Cost: Free

Where:
Studio Z
275 E. 4th Street, Suite 200
St. Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: Studio Z
Telephone: 651-755-1600
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Canadian musician Shawn Mendes has been gaining mainstream success as a singer-songwriter and touring artist since releasing his self-titled The Shawn Mendes EP. Prior to signing with his record...

Cost: $37.50, $32.50

Where:
Northrop
84 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Telephone: 612-624-2345
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It’s a small world after all. Snowed in overnight, college lovers Elena and Reed have an unexpected reunion in a crowded airport. She’s stayed true to their old hippie life, but...

Cost: Preview tickets: $25-$35; General admission: $38- 58; 30 & under: $19; Seniors 6

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
Website »

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How do we know who we are? Juliana Smithton is a renowned neuroscientist on the brink of a breakthrough in Alzheimer’s treatment. But her life is unraveling. Her husband has filed for...

Cost: Preview tickets: $25-$35; General admission: $38- 58; 30 & under: $19; Seniors 6

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
Website »

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Cost: Adults $10, UMD Fac/ Staff $5, Seniors $5, Students $5, UMD Students $3

Where:
Weber Music Hall UMD
1049 University Drive
Duluth, MN  55812
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When panic grips a city plagued by violence, its residents turn on each other.  A theatrical meditation on fear and loathing, inspired by Fritz Lang’s cinematic masterpiece, M, this...

Cost: $10-$25

Where:
Red Eye Theater
15 w 14th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Sponsor: Red Eye Theater
Telephone: 612-870-0309
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Midwest Home Design Week is a celebration of design across the Twin Cities providing consumers and industry members with design inspiration, ideas, and expertise. Design Week provides the...

Where:
Various locations around the Twin Cities
, MN


Sponsor: Midwest Home
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 »

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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 »

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

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

A solo exhibition of new paintings by Minneapolis artist Charles Lyon opens March 7 at Groveland Gallery. Lyon settled in Minnesota in 1994 after spending over a decade living in the Arizona high...

Cost: free

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


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

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Retirement Income with Guaranteed Principle Benefits and limitations of your three choices: CD's, Fixed Annuities & Govt Bonds Income strategies in this low yield environment...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pittsburgh Blue Steakhouse
11900 Main St
Maple Grove, MN  55369
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Sponsor: J Alan Financial
Telephone: 763-657-1828
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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings and drawings by Minnesota artist, Carl Oltvedt. A Minneapolis native, Oltvedt is a full professor in the School of Visual...

Cost: free

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


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

More information

The Festival—presented by The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul—features regional, national and international premieres of more than 250 award-winning independent feature-length,...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
St. Anthony Main Theater
115 SE Main St
Minneapolis, MN  55414
View map »


Sponsor: MSP Film Society
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

How do we know who we are? Juliana Smithton is a renowned neuroscientist on the brink of a breakthrough in Alzheimer’s treatment. But her life is unraveling. Her husband has filed for...

Cost: Preview tickets: $25-$35; General admission: $38- 58; 30 & under: $19; Seniors 6

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
Website »

More information

It’s a small world after all. Snowed in overnight, college lovers Elena and Reed have an unexpected reunion in a crowded airport. She’s stayed true to their old hippie life, but...

Cost: Preview tickets: $25-$35; General admission: $38- 58; 30 & under: $19; Seniors 6

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
Website »

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Which would you choose: Love or Knowledge? Blue Stockings, a new play by Jessica Swale, asks this provocative question. Set in 1896, the year Girton College became the first college in Britain to...

Cost: $6 for all students (with valid ID); $16 standard.

Where:
Guthrie Theater’s Dowling Studio
818 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: University of Minnesota Theatre Arts & Dance
Telephone: 612 625-7461
Contact Name: Deb Pearson
Website »

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When panic grips a city plagued by violence, its residents turn on each other.  A theatrical meditation on fear and loathing, inspired by Fritz Lang’s cinematic masterpiece, M, this...

Cost: $10-$25

Where:
Red Eye Theater
15 w 14th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Sponsor: Red Eye Theater
Telephone: 612-870-0309
Website »

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

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Midwest Home Design Week is a celebration of design across the Twin Cities providing consumers and industry members with design inspiration, ideas, and expertise. Design Week provides the...

Where:
Various locations around the Twin Cities
, MN


Sponsor: Midwest Home
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Recovery center The Retreat is pleased to host a breakfast meet up every third Thursday of every month. At this free event we get together to share inspiring stories of addiction recovery. Come...

Cost: Free

Where:
The University Club of St. Paul
420 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: The Retreat
Telephone: 866-928-3434
Contact Name: The Retreat
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

  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

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

A solo exhibition of new paintings by Minneapolis artist Charles Lyon opens March 7 at Groveland Gallery. Lyon settled in Minnesota in 1994 after spending over a decade living in the Arizona high...

Cost: free

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


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

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings and drawings by Minnesota artist, Carl Oltvedt. A Minneapolis native, Oltvedt is a full professor in the School of Visual...

Cost: free

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


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

More information

The Festival—presented by The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul—features regional, national and international premieres of more than 250 award-winning independent feature-length,...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
St. Anthony Main Theater
115 SE Main St
Minneapolis, MN  55414
View map »


Sponsor: MSP Film Society
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

Just in time for Earth Day, Alliance Française invites you to rethink our growth based society and consider alternative solutions for a more sustainable future in a unique pair of events...

Cost: Free

Where:
Alliance Française
113 N First St
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Sponsor: Alliance Française
Telephone: 612-332-0436
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Which would you choose: Love or Knowledge? Blue Stockings, a new play by Jessica Swale, asks this provocative question. Set in 1896, the year Girton College became the first college in Britain to...

Cost: $6 for all students (with valid ID); $16 standard.

Where:
Guthrie Theater’s Dowling Studio
818 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: University of Minnesota Theatre Arts & Dance
Telephone: 612 625-7461
Contact Name: Deb Pearson
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Girls Only is an original comedy that celebrates the honor, truth, humor and silliness of being female. With a two-woman cast and audiences full of raucous, laughing ladies, the show is a...

Cost: $29.50

Where:
New Century Theatre
Minneapolis, MN


Contact Name: Dale Stark
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How do we know who we are? Juliana Smithton is a renowned neuroscientist on the brink of a breakthrough in Alzheimer’s treatment. But her life is unraveling. Her husband has filed for...

Cost: Preview tickets: $25-$35; General admission: $38- 58; 30 & under: $19; Seniors 6

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
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It’s a small world after all. Snowed in overnight, college lovers Elena and Reed have an unexpected reunion in a crowded airport. She’s stayed true to their old hippie life, but...

Cost: Preview tickets: $25-$35; General admission: $38- 58; 30 & under: $19; Seniors 6

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
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When panic grips a city plagued by violence, its residents turn on each other.  A theatrical meditation on fear and loathing, inspired by Fritz Lang’s cinematic masterpiece, M, this...

Cost: $10-$25

Where:
Red Eye Theater
15 w 14th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Red Eye Theater
Telephone: 612-870-0309
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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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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 »

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Continuing our internationally recognized tradition of producing the works of Norway’s greatest playwright, the Commonweal presents a brand new adaptation of The Master Builder. Halvard...

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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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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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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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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Leaders of the New Millennium is a leadership program that cultivates the potential of emerging women leaders. This program provides the necessary tools and leadership network to take your career...

Cost: $2295

Where:
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6819
Contact Name: Leadership Institute
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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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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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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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Midwest Home Design Week is a celebration of design across the Twin Cities providing consumers and industry members with design inspiration, ideas, and expertise. Design Week provides the...

Where:
Various locations around the Twin Cities
, MN


Sponsor: Midwest Home
Website »

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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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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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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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  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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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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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings and drawings by Minnesota artist, Carl Oltvedt. A Minneapolis native, Oltvedt is a full professor in the School of Visual...

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
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A solo exhibition of new paintings by Minneapolis artist Charles Lyon opens March 7 at Groveland Gallery. Lyon settled in Minnesota in 1994 after spending over a decade living in the Arizona high...

Cost: free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson
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The Festival—presented by The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul—features regional, national and international premieres of more than 250 award-winning independent feature-length,...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
St. Anthony Main Theater
115 SE Main St
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Sponsor: MSP Film Society
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Witchy Weirdos is a weekend of witchiness, featuring a popup shop selling all your handmade witch needs, an art show, tarot readings and workshops, astrology readings and workshops, music,...

Cost: Free, some workshops cost money

Where:
GT Artistries
2433 NE Grand St.
Minneapolis, MN  55418
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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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Eagan Theater Company (ETC) will perform ‘You Can’t Take It with You’. The dinner theater event is being presented in partnership with the Eagan 55 plus/Seniors Group. Think of...

Cost: $42 per person

Where:
Briannos Royal Cliff Center
2280 Cliff Road
Eagan, MN  55122
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The American Composers Forum presents its second annual ACF Showcase on April 17, 2015, featuring original compositions chosen from a competition for electro-acoustic piano scores. Keith...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
Weyerhauser Auditorium, Landmark Center
75 5th St
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-251-2833
Contact Name: Craig Carnahan
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Before rock ‘n’ roll star Conrad Birdie is inducted into the army, he will grant a televised last kiss to one lucky fan in small-town America. Presented by the St. Catherine University...

Cost: $17

Where:
The O'Shaughnessy
2004 Randolph Ave
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6700
Contact Name: The O'Shaughnessy
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For thousands of years, contemplatives and mystics all  over the world have experienced the power of meditation first hand. In the present day, a remarkable collaboration between some of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tergar Meditation Center
706 North 1st Street, Suite 112
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Sponsor: Tergar Meditation Community
Telephone: 612-460-8837
Contact Name: John Wheeler
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The Faith, Praise and Believe Tour is a Christian Concert featuring: Israel & New Breed, Fred Hammond and Martha Munizzi.

Cost: VIP: $75 | Floor: $65 | Balcony: $55

Where:
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Target Media Group and Second Chance Productions
Telephone: 1-800-806-4515
Contact Name: William Pierce
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The Faith, Praise and Believe Tour is a Christian Concert featuring: Israel & New Breed, Fred Hammond and Martha Munizzi.

Cost: VIP: $75 | Floor: $65 | Balcony: $55

Where:
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Target Media Group and Second Chance Productions
Telephone: 1-800-806-4515
Contact Name: William Pierce
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Cost: Adults $10, UMD Fac/ Staff $5, Seniors $5, Students $5, UMD Students $3

Where:
Weber Music Hall UMD
1049 University Drive
Duluth, MN  55812
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Girls Only is an original comedy that celebrates the honor, truth, humor and silliness of being female. With a two-woman cast and audiences full of raucous, laughing ladies, the show is a...

Cost: $29.50

Where:
New Century Theatre
Minneapolis, MN


Contact Name: Dale Stark
Website »

More information

It’s a small world after all. Snowed in overnight, college lovers Elena and Reed have an unexpected reunion in a crowded airport. She’s stayed true to their old hippie life, but...

Cost: Preview tickets: $25-$35; General admission: $38- 58; 30 & under: $19; Seniors 6

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
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Free parking. All ages venue. Doors open at 7 p.m. This long-awaited recording features the stellar accordion/fiddle duet of Paddy O’Brien and Nathan Gourley, and tuneful accompaniment by...

Cost: Advance tickets $13 or $15 at the door.

Where:
The Celtic Junction
836 Prior Ave North
Saint Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: The Celtic Junction
Telephone: 612-874-8892 tickets
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How do we know who we are? Juliana Smithton is a renowned neuroscientist on the brink of a breakthrough in Alzheimer’s treatment. But her life is unraveling. Her husband has filed for...

Cost: Preview tickets: $25-$35; General admission: $38- 58; 30 & under: $19; Seniors 6

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
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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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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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In celebration of Earth Day 2015, One World Consort presents a special concert featuring Argentine NYC-based bandoneon virtuoso, J. P. Jofre.  One World Consort performs a synthesis of jazz,...

Cost: $10

Where:
Studio Z
275 E. 4th Street, Suite 200
St. Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: Studio Z
Telephone: 651-755-1600
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Rock & Roll influenced pop culture and changed the modern musical as we know it. Rock musicals traded traditional song and dance for rebellious energy that tackled the social issues of a new...

Cost: $23-$50, subject to change

Where:
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington St. St. Paul, MN 55102
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-282-3019
Contact Name: Tanya
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Which would you choose: Love or Knowledge? Blue Stockings, a new play by Jessica Swale, asks this provocative question. Set in 1896, the year Girton College became the first college in Britain to...

Cost: $6 for all students (with valid ID); $16 standard.

Where:
Guthrie Theater’s Dowling Studio
818 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: University of Minnesota Theatre Arts & Dance
Telephone: 612 625-7461
Contact Name: Deb Pearson
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When panic grips a city plagued by violence, its residents turn on each other.  A theatrical meditation on fear and loathing, inspired by Fritz Lang’s cinematic masterpiece, M, this...

Cost: $10-$25

Where:
Red Eye Theater
15 w 14th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Red Eye Theater
Telephone: 612-870-0309
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Born in Bristol England, Standerwick’s early career as a Songwriter/Producer saw him signed to one of the most successful music publishing companies in the world, the famous Zomba Music...

Cost: $15-$20

Where:
The Loft @ Skyway Theatre
711 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Skyway Theatre
Contact Name: Skyway Theatre
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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
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
View map »


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

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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
Website »

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Continuing our internationally recognized tradition of producing the works of Norway’s greatest playwright, the Commonweal presents a brand new adaptation of The Master Builder. Halvard...

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
Website »

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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
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 »

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Midwest Home Design Week is a celebration of design across the Twin Cities providing consumers and industry members with design inspiration, ideas, and expertise. Design Week provides the...

Where:
Various locations around the Twin Cities
, MN


Sponsor: Midwest Home
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 »

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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
View map »


Telephone: 651-225-6000
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

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
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
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The Fraser Walk for Autism, presented by BMO Harris Bank, is a family-friendly event filled with sensory-friendly activities, games, therapy animals, prizes and giveaways. For those who want...

Cost: free

Where:
Mall of America
60 East broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Sponsor: BMO Harris Bank
Telephone: 612-861-1688
Contact Name: Tanya Mikkelson, Fraser
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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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Big Climb MPLS is the tallest vertical challenge in the upper Midwest. Race the clock or your teammates as you climb 48 or 95 floors of Capella Tower. This chip-timed event is perfect for...

Cost: $50 for 48 floor or $70 for 95 floors

Where:
Capella Tower
225 South 6th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55402
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Sponsor: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Telephone: 612-259-4502
Contact Name: Pat Gale
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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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Saturday, April 18, 2015: Run or walk in support of the importance of Advance Care Planning (ACP). Participants will be encouraged to share their stories and raise awareness of what ACP is, as...

Cost: $25 Registration Fee 2/1-4/15 | $35 Registration Fee 4/16-race day

Where:
Roseville Central Park
2495 Victoria St N
Roseville, MN  55113
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Sponsor: Honoring Choices MN
Telephone: 612-362-3704
Contact Name: Karen Peterson
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Celebrate oral, head, and neck cancer survivorship with a half-day conference on the University of Minnesota campus. There will be large group and breakout sessions with topics including Oncology...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Minnesota
Moos Tower 2-620, 516 Delaware St SE
516 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Sponsor: Department of Otolaryngology
Telephone: 320-262-9088
Contact Name: Lacey Jo Braun
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Be the first to see this spring's hottest trends on the runway at Herberger's New & Now Spring Fashion show, hosted by Jayne Haugen-Olsen, Editorial Director of Mpls St. Paul...

Cost: $10

Where:
Herberger's of Rosedale Shopping Center
600 Rosedale Shopping Center
Roseville, MN  55113
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Telephone: 414-347-5329
Contact Name: Christine Hojnacki

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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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Iron Range Earth Fest, hosted by the Iron Range Partnership for Sustainability, is the premier sustainability event in NE Minnesota. Earth Fest provides a family-friendly forum to increase...

Cost: Adults: $5, 18 and Younger: Free

Where:
Mountain Iron Community Center
8586 Enterprise Dr S
Mountain Iron , MN  55768
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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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Dog Tales Saturday, April 18 • 10 – 11 a.m. Encourage your child's love of reading in a comfortable environment as she reads a favorite book to a therapy dog from the Pals on...

Cost: $9.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West 7th Street
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Banfield Pet Hospital

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Imagine blue sky, splashing in the lakes and playing under a leafy green canopy!  Learn the tips and tricks for enjoying the outdoors, and discover all that Minnesota has to offer. ...

Cost: free

Where:
AT THE MAPLEWOOD COMMUNITY CENTER
2100 White Bear Ave N
Maplewood, MN  55109
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Sponsor: City of Maplewood
Telephone: 651-249-2170
Contact Name: Karen Wachal
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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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Story Arts of Minnesota is proud to announce StoryFest 2015, to be held on April 18th, 2015 at the City of Lakes Waldorf School (for daytime programming, 2344 Nicollet Ave) and The Black Forest Inn...

Cost: $5 - $25 suggested donation

Where:
City of Lakes Waldorf School
2344 Nicollet Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Story Arts of Minnesota
Telephone: 515-344-5327
Contact Name: Sam Ferree
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Join us for a presentation of our B.S. in Elementary Education Degree Completion program, which provides students with the opportunity to complete their bachelor's degree through a combination...

Cost: free

Where:
The College of St. Scholastica's St. Paul Campus
340 Cedar St.
St. Paul, MN  55101
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Telephone: 651-403-8633
Contact Name: Heidi Bergstedt
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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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Northern Brewer: Intro to Brewing Class Let’s get started! Learn how to brew with the Northern Brewer knowledgeable staff in a small group environment. Brew a batch of beer so you can...

Cost: Free

Where:
6021 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55419
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Telephone: 612-843-4444
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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings and drawings by Minnesota artist, Carl Oltvedt. A Minneapolis native, Oltvedt is a full professor in the School of Visual...

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
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A solo exhibition of new paintings by Minneapolis artist Charles Lyon opens March 7 at Groveland Gallery. Lyon settled in Minnesota in 1994 after spending over a decade living in the Arizona high...

Cost: free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson
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All bubbles are round - or are they? Come make square bubbles, cubic bubbles, spiral bubbles, saddle-shaped bubbles, wormhole bubbles, parabolic bubbles, and more. Oh, the many bubbles to...

Cost: $8 per person, kids 2 and under are free.

Where:
The Works Museum
9740 Grand Ave. S
Bloomington, MN  55420
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The Twin Cities Craft Beer Festival offers a seasonal tasting selection of 150 craft beers, meads and ciders from over 75 local and national breweries. Meet with industry experts to learn more...

Cost: General Admission $49 advance purchase price VIP $55 advance purchase price

Where:
Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel - The Depot
225 3rd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Cost: Free to the public

Where:
Weber Music Hall UMD
1049 University Drive
Duluth, MN  55812
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The Festival—presented by The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul—features regional, national and international premieres of more than 250 award-winning independent feature-length,...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
St. Anthony Main Theater
115 SE Main St
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Sponsor: MSP Film Society
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On Saturdays in April (4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25), Sid the Science Kid will be stopping by the Minnesota Children's Museum from 4-8pm. Bring your camera and join us in the Atrium for a special...

Cost: $9.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West 7th Street
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Proceeds directly support Smile Network programs and impact children around the world. Enjoy a dinner, silent and live auction, a $5,000 shopping spree raffle, a boutique with one-of-a-kind items...

Cost: Individual $175 | Couples $350 | Table of ten $1750 | Premier table of ten $2500

Where:
Radisson Blu Mall of America
2100 Killebrew Drive
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Sponsor: Smile Network
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Witchy Weirdos is a weekend of witchiness, featuring a popup shop selling all your handmade witch needs, an art show, tarot readings and workshops, astrology readings and workshops, music,...

Cost: Free, some workshops cost money

Where:
GT Artistries
2433 NE Grand St.
Minneapolis, MN  55418
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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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Support MOCA at a cocktail hour and silent auction, three-course dinner, and engaging live auction, then dance the night away at the Gala after-party.

Cost: Individual $125 | Table of ten $1500

Where:
The Commons Hotel
615 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Sponsor: MOCA
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Eagan Theater Company (ETC) will perform ‘You Can’t Take It with You’. The dinner theater event is being presented in partnership with the Eagan 55 plus/Seniors Group. Think of...

Cost: $42 per person

Where:
Briannos Royal Cliff Center
2280 Cliff Road
Eagan, MN  55122
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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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Before rock ‘n’ roll star Conrad Birdie is inducted into the army, he will grant a televised last kiss to one lucky fan in small-town America. Presented by the St. Catherine University...

Cost: $17

Where:
The O'Shaughnessy
2004 Randolph Ave
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6700
Contact Name: The O'Shaughnessy
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Twin Cities Master's Chorale ~ A Resurrection Concert The theme of our concert is one of worship, reflection and the realization of the Holiness of our Lord Jesus. His sacrifice and gift of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bloomington Covenant Church
10150 Xerxes Ave So
Bloomington, MN  55431
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Sponsor: Twin Cities Master's Chorale
Telephone: 952.451.6072
Contact Name: Joyce Berg
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Which would you choose: Love or Knowledge? Blue Stockings, a new play by Jessica Swale, asks this provocative question. Set in 1896, the year Girton College became the first college in Britain to...

Cost: $6 for all students (with valid ID); $16 standard.

Where:
Guthrie Theater’s Dowling Studio
818 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: University of Minnesota Theatre Arts & Dance
Telephone: 612 625-7461
Contact Name: Deb Pearson
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How do we know who we are? Juliana Smithton is a renowned neuroscientist on the brink of a breakthrough in Alzheimer’s treatment. But her life is unraveling. Her husband has filed for...

Cost: Preview tickets: $25-$35; General admission: $38- 58; 30 & under: $19; Seniors 6

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
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A visually stunning and athletic dance company, Diavolo uses abstract and recognized structures to explore the relationship between the danger of the environment and the fragility of the human...

Cost: $37, subject to change

Where:
The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington St. St. Paul, MN 55102
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-282-3019
Contact Name: Tanya
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Rock & Roll influenced pop culture and changed the modern musical as we know it. Rock musicals traded traditional song and dance for rebellious energy that tackled the social issues of a new...

Cost: $23-$50, subject to change

Where:
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington St. St. Paul, MN 55102
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-282-3019
Contact Name: Tanya
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Cost: Free to the public

Where:
Weber Music Hall UMD
1049 University Drive
Duluth, MN  55812
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It’s a small world after all. Snowed in overnight, college lovers Elena and Reed have an unexpected reunion in a crowded airport. She’s stayed true to their old hippie life, but...

Cost: Preview tickets: $25-$35; General admission: $38- 58; 30 & under: $19; Seniors 6

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 W. Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Telephone: 651-291-7005
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Girls Only is an original comedy that celebrates the honor, truth, humor and silliness of being female. With a two-woman cast and audiences full of raucous, laughing ladies, the show is a...

Cost: $29.50

Where:
New Century Theatre
Minneapolis, MN


Contact Name: Dale Stark
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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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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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Twin Cities Dubstep is excited to announce the GENTLEMANS CLUB USA Tour 2015!! Featuring...  50 Carrot https://soundcloud.com/50carrot-dubstep...

Cost: $15-20

Where:
The Loft
711 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-333-6100
Contact Name: Lauren P
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When panic grips a city plagued by violence, its residents turn on each other.  A theatrical meditation on fear and loathing, inspired by Fritz Lang’s cinematic masterpiece, M, this...

Cost: $10-$25

Where:
Red Eye Theater
15 w 14th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Red Eye Theater
Telephone: 612-870-0309
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High Brow and the Shades is good times and moving feet. We offer the best in dance music over the last five decades.  High Brow and the Shades will be playing one of our favorite clubs, the...

Cost: Small cover charge

Where:
VFW Post 295 South Saint Paul
111 Concord Exchange South
South Saint Paul, MN  55075
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Sponsor: VFW Post 295
Contact Name: L Orcutt
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Born in Bristol England, Standerwick’s early career as a Songwriter/Producer saw him signed to one of the most successful music publishing companies in the world, the famous Zomba Music...

Cost: $15-$20

Where:
The Loft @ Skyway Theatre
711 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Skyway Theatre
Contact Name: Skyway Theatre
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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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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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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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Midwest Home Design Week is a celebration of design across the Twin Cities providing consumers and industry members with design inspiration, ideas, and expertise. Design Week provides the...

Where:
Various locations around the Twin Cities
, MN


Sponsor: Midwest Home
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Continuing our internationally recognized tradition of producing the works of Norway’s greatest playwright, the Commonweal presents a brand new adaptation of The Master Builder. Halvard...

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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