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Who Stole the Ruby Slippers?

Suspicious Munchkins, Hollywood hucksters, and lunatic fans (oh, my): Inside the very weird and not so wonderful search for an American icon


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Todd Buchanan

Because he was carrying valuables, Michael Shaw always preferred to drive—in a long white car, a Lincoln as far as anyone can remember—the 2,100 miles from his home in California to the Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids. There, in a conference room, a crowd of 60 or 70 people would assemble, and Shaw would set his brushed-aluminum case on a table. Then he would begin to reminisce, in the melodramatic voice of the child actor that he once was.

Often wearing a gold medallion over a turtleneck and blazer, his beard close-cropped, his long bangs unnaturally dark, he would relate his romps through Hollywood’s Golden Age—how he sat on Judy Garland’s lap to watch movies, how she acted as a kindly den mother to him and the other kids running around the MGM lot. His listeners would ooh and ahh as though he were resurrecting the dead.

And then he would open the case. The ruby slippers—one of four pairs known to remain from the filming of The Wizard of Oz—glittered inside. He would slip on a pair of thin white gloves and gently lift his prize possession out of the case. The crowd would lean forward and gasp.

A gifted storyteller, Shaw had been giving this presentation since the 1980s, when he started taking the slippers on the road—to malls, charity events, and Oz festivals all over the country. Among fans, the pair became known as the Traveling Shoes. Shaw purchased them in 1970, shortly after Garland’s death, and he fancied himself their impresario and protector, the self-appointed ambassador of Garland’s legacy. “I have been given the responsibility of taking care of this pair of shoes,” Shaw told me in 2004. “And I’d like to think that Judy is looking down, smiling, knowing that her famous pumps are being used for such good causes.”

In his presentations, Shaw saved the most touching anecdote for last, a tale that presumed to demonstrate the slippers’ power. In the early 1980s, he would say, he brought the slippers to the UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, where a friend, an ardent Judy Garland fan, lay dying, one of the first casualties of AIDS. In a voice verging on tears, Shaw would describe setting the slippers on the man’s skeletal chest, how his friend’s face, once contorted in pain, lit up with joy. A few hours later, the friend was dead.

Shaw had been making this trip to northern Minnesota since 1989. After his presentations, he would secure the shoes in a simple Plexiglas case on the museum floor. In the summer of 2005, however, Shaw loaned the slippers to the Judy Garland Museum for an extended exhibition, just as he had the previous summer. But on the morning of August 28, a week before the exhibit was to close, Shaw received a call at his home in Los Angeles. It was the museum director, John Kelsch, calling from Minnesota.

“We have an emergency,” he told Shaw.

Shortly after 2 o’clock that morning, the window in the rear emergency door of the museum had been shattered, the door opened from outside. The Plexiglas cube housing the slippers was smashed. Missing, of course, were the most valuable shoes in the world—size 5½, burgundy, with an inscription inside: “JUDY GARLAND.” There were no fingerprints, no witnesses. Police believed the thief had entered and left in less than two minutes, like a tornado.

Shortly after the robbery, Shaw created a website to raise awareness and solicit tips about the slippers’ disappearance. Even so, he expressed little doubt about what had happened to the shoes—or where they had gone. As he explained at a press conference in Los Angeles not long after the incident: “Some fanatic has paid to have the slippers stolen,” he said. “People are obsessed with these shoes.”

I arrive at the scene of the crime in the middle of summer, as the annual Judy Garland Festival is getting underway once again. The streets of downtown Grand Rapids are filled with fans adorned in Judy Garland pins and Judy Garland T-shirts, declaring “I haven’t been the same since a house fell on my sister.” The Judy Garland Museum at the edge of town is buzzing with Wizard of Oz memorabilia sellers, who peddle action figures, clocks, banks, books, bobbleheads, even a Toto doorstop. A couple of Munchkins—living totems of Old Hollywood (only six of the original 124 survive)—are throwing down meat and potatoes next door, in the basement banquet room of the Sawmill Inn, where they will later sign and sell reproduction stills from The Wizard of Oz for $10 a pop. As Garland fans skip arm-in-arm along the yellow-brick sidewalk outside the old Central School, construction workers watch with bemusement.

The cult of Judy Garland has always sat a bit strangely in Grand Rapids, a timber town of 7,700 founded as a humble place to haul and slice wood before it’s sent down the Mississippi River. The region’s rough edges are scarcely sanded away: The Blandin paper mill looms large in the center of the city, straddling the rapids, and hotels have signs near their entrances admonishing, “No hockey sticks allowed in the building.”

These days, locals are less likely to talk about Garland than they are to tout their connection to big-time hockey players for the old Minnesota North Stars, the Minnesota Wild, the Pittsburgh Penguins, and the St. Louis Blues. Grand Rapids may have raised Judy Garland to age 4, when her family split for California—many older residents still affectionately refer to her as Judy Gumm, a curious amalgamation of her birth name, Frances Ethel Gumm, and her stage one—but the familiarity with which Garland is spoken is like that reserved for a landmark, something that’s just always been around.

The Judy Garland Festival began 34 years ago, established by a Grand Rapids historian as a civic event. Garland hadn’t actually appeared in town since 1938, when she stopped in as a 15-year-old celebrity, her only return home. Yet the Hollywood connection was a good enough excuse for a party. Locals competed to appear in an annual staging of The Wizard of Oz. They crowded downtown streets for parades led by Mickey Rooney and other Garland cohorts. As word of the festival spread, hundreds of fans from around the world descended on the town, and memorabilia merchants set up booths along the parade route. In 1994, sensing the potential for year-round tourism, the city moved the white clapboard home in which Garland was raised to the edge of town and restored it. In 2003, the Judy Garland Museum was built next door. The museum now contains the world’s largest collection of Garland memorabilia: gold records, the carriage (once owned by Abraham Lincoln) that ferried Dorothy and friends into Oz, even the coroner’s note listing Garland’s death as an “incautious self-overdose.”

The festival, however, is not what it once was. AIDS took an outsize bite out of Garland’s fan base. And as gay culture, once closely associated with the cult of Garland, is increasingly assimilated with the mainstream, fewer young gay men are picking up the torch. Internet sites such as eBay have reduced demand for onsite memorabilia dealers. And although the museum has benefited from the generosity of Garland’s Hollywood admirers—Debbie Reynolds, Bob Hope, Barbara Streisand—there’s no getting around the fact that Garland’s friends are dying off. The festival has become less of a community event, say locals, and more of a fundraiser. Gone are the parades, the plays, and Mickey Rooney (not that anyone misses him; Rooney was notoriously stingy with free autographs). What remains are $40 dinners and lectures appealing mostly to hardcore fans. Some locals now feel left out. “It was phenomenal how people once got involved,” says a former resident. “But after the house moved out to the highway, it’s like it wasn’t about us anymore.”

By the time the slippers were stolen, in fact, locals were beginning to wonder how the Judy Garland Museum was keeping its doors open. Attendance had been falling for years before the theft—nearly 19 percent between 2004 and 2005 alone. The humble Plexiglas display of the slippers only added to the impression of destitution. When another pair of ruby slippers, owned by a retired New York printer named Anthony Landini, were displayed at Disney World in the 1990s, they were afforded security worthy of the Hope Diamond: Set on a large revolving pedestal in a locked, climate-controlled case, they were watched 24 hours a day by guards and security cameras. “You couldn’t put your hands on that case without alarms going off,” says Landini.

When the slippers disappeared from the Judy Garland Museum, by contrast, police discovered that the facility featured an almost-comical lack of security. The alarm for the door that was broken open had been disabled, the security camera overlooking the shoes turned off.

Even the Munchkins—though they’re eating and drinking on the museum’s dime when I talk to them—suspect that the museum itself was complicit in the heist. “Inside job,” one of them tells me in a voice straight out of Oz. “No question.”

I saw Shaw’s slippers the year before they were stolen, when I visited the festival out of sheer curiosity. I decided they were the kind of shoes no woman would wear who didn’t need them to leave a land of kindly midgets. They were both gaudier and plainer than I expected, rather squat and completely covered in sequins, like Elvis in his later years. Only the marvel of Technicolor made them dazzle. Without the devotion of their fans, they would fetch no more than $20 at a thrift store.

But much about the ruby slippers has been deceptive, right from their origins in the Hollywood fantasy machine. Dorothy’s shoes were actually silver in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the book that inspired the 1939 movie. In a later version of the screenplay, you can see where a writer crossed out “silver” and wrote “ruby,” supposedly to take advantage of the new wonders of color film.

The movie was a massive hit, of course, but props like the ruby slippers meant no more to anyone at the time than the plywood sets. When a Tennessee girl named Roberta Bauman won a magazine contest regarding the top movies of 1939, MGM studios packed up the ruby slippers in a cardboard box and mailed them to her as a prize. It would be 30 years before anyone realized they weren’t the only pair around. The studio made multiple pairs for stand-ins and close-ups. It’s just that no one knew what had become of them. No one gave a lion’s whisker, really, until a 1970 auction at MGM that marked the collapse of Old Hollywood.

By then, the studio system that created such glamorous stars as Greta Garbo, Clark Gable, and, well, Judy Garland had become obsolete. The MGM auction was intended simply to liquidate the vast warehouses of costumes and props on the studio’s lot in Culver City, California. But the sale became a spectacle, a “giant 18-day wake for Hollywood” in the definitive account of the event, the 1989 book The Ruby Slippers of Oz. This was due to the salesmanship of the man that had been hired to sort and display the items for auction, a young costumer named Kent Warner.

Warner had worked with MGM before, and was eager to salvage what history he could from Hollywood’s Golden Age, lest the props be hauled to the dump. He knew where all the best costumes were hiding, too—he’d been helping himself to them for years.

Warner had moved to Hollywood after a troubled childhood in New York. In Los Angeles, he hit the party scene hard with Ron Wind, his partner in life, costuming, and crime. To finance their escapades, Warner and Wind allegedly took old costumes from the studios where they worked and sold them under the table to movie buffs. Warner kept a few of them, however, as tokens of his affection for the fading glamour of Old Hollywood. He especially loved anything related to Judy Garland.

Throughout her famously up-and-down career, which ended Elvis-style in 1969—an accidental overdose of sleeping pills, rigor mortis in a London bathroom—Garland was particularly admired by gay men. She was less guarded than most stars, and they were drawn to this brassy candor. After all, being unguarded wasn’t an option for gay men in Garland’s day; they could only long, like Dorothy, to live in Technicolor. They secretly referred to themselves as “Friends of Dorothy,” and took solace in Garland’s apparent sympathy—not least, perhaps, because two of her five husbands turned out to be gay. “If you’re afraid to love, if you’re afraid to feel emotion, you can’t know Judy Garland,” one fan tells me.

Warner and Wind were more like stalkers than friends, though. They once finagled their way into a party that Garland attended after the 1965 Academy Awards ceremony, then hired a photographer to shoot them standing behind Garland to make it appear as though they were dining at her table. Warner saw the auction as a chance to search for the ruby slippers, the ultimate Garland memento. He was convinced they were somewhere at MGM.

In fact, Warner found at least four pairs of the old pumps, amid a pile of shoes in a rotting, rat-infested warehouse, 20 feet up on a rickety shelf, where the aging wardrobe ladies preferred not to go. At the auction, after sales of a wedding gown worn by Elizabeth Taylor, a trench coat worn by Clark Gable, and black lace underpants worn by Gina Lollobrigida, Warner stepped onto the podium with a little velvet pillow bearing a pair of ruby slippers.

They were sold to an anonymous buyer for $15,000—far more than any other item at the sale. Even memorabilia collectors were shocked; they had never imagined that there was a market—a potentially lucrative one—for celebrity doodads. It was a greater shock, however, to Roberta Bauman in Tennessee, who believed that she possessed the only pair of ruby slippers. Warner had given everyone involved with the auction—including the buyer—the impression that the slippers on the auction block were the only pair in existence.

The other pairs found by Warner went underground, and it was years before anyone—namely Rhys Thomas, author of The Ruby Slippers of Oz—pieced together what happened to them. “It’s a twisted, sordid thing,” says Thomas. “Warner gave one pair to the auction. He stole the rest.” Thomas calls Warner the Robin Hood of the saga, a liberating thief. “He was really the first to understand that Hollywood didn’t care at all about its history. He decided to be proactive.”

Warner secretly kept the best pair for himself. He built an elaborate case for the slippers in his living room, where he and his friends discreetly admired them. He then sold another pair to the actress Debbie Reynolds (Reynolds’s slippers were never used in the movie, and are known as the Arabian test pair, for their flamboyant design). By all accounts, Warner intended for yet another set to go to Reynolds, who dreamed of creating a museum of Hollywood memorabilia. But Reynolds’s assistant, hired to curate the project, had other ideas. The man reportedly gave Warner $2,500 for the slippers, whereupon Warner handed them over, assuming they were bound for the museum. They weren’t. It was the man’s own money, and he kept the shoes for himself.

That man was Michael Shaw.

The entrance to the Grand Rapids Police station is marked by an old-fashioned, round glass light that says “POLICE,” like in a Charlie Chaplin film. Gene Bennett, one of two investigators on the force, leads me to a conference room to talk, then turns around: “Got a lot of dope in there, that’s not good,” he says. He’s wearing a polo shirt and a handgun, and he leans far back in his chair to summon details of the investigation.

Before he was assigned to find the ruby slippers, Bennett didn’t give them much thought. Men who carry guns rarely do. It didn’t matter that Bennett, a three-decade veteran of the force with sledgehammer arms and a push-broom mustache, has always lived and worked in Garland’s hometown. He just didn’t care for the movie. In fact, if Bennett ever thought about the ruby slippers it was only because his wife enjoyed playing The Wizard of Oz slot machine at the local casino.

As word of the heist spread, Bennett quickly learned that quite a few people did have thoughts about the ruby slippers. His phone wouldn’t stop ringing. I know who has the slippers, the callers would say, I’ve seen so-and-so with them. They were the Garland fanatics Shaw had spoken of—dozens, from around the world—eager to expose each other’s covetousness. “One fan would blame another fan who would blame another fan,” Bennett says. “Someone will say, ‘This guy wants them, he’s obsessed.’ I’ll say, ‘Sounds like you’re obsessed.’ And they’ll say, ‘Well, I am…but he’s really obsessed.’ It’s like a dozen people fighting over the same woman.”

It’s estimated that more than a billion people have seen The Wizard of Oz, making it the most-watched movie in history. Perhaps more than any other film it combines the fantasy sequences, big production numbers, and star power that defined Hollywood’s Golden Age. “It was different back then,” says Hollywood memorabilia collector Greg Schreiner of Los Angeles. “The magic of the slippers, the magic of the movies then—it was more special.”

For many Oz fans, the ruby slippers simply harken to this glamorous if whitewashed era of escapism. Anthony Landini, who paid $165,000 for his pair of slippers in 1988 (he sold them in 2000), saw Judy Garland in concert 35 times and even attended her funeral in New York City. Owning the slippers was the culmination of his childhood fantasy. “They just represented the beauty of the film and the innocence of Dorothy,” he told me. “You know, when you become a fan of something, you just become crazy. You just have to have something.”

For others, however, the movie offers much more—an alternate universe with a hopeful credo: That the qualities we most desire—courage, wisdom, love—can be found in our own backyard, indeed inside ourselves. “It’s a message they don’t hear frequently enough in the modern media, it’s loud movies with filthy language and a dark pessimism that frightens them,” a reporter wrote recently from the deck of a Munchkin cruise, in which fans can sail the Caribbean with a handful of surviving Munchkin actors. Salman Rushdie, in his short story At the Auction of the Ruby Slippers, imagined the 1970 MGM liquidation as a mecca for obsessed seekers: exiles, tramps, and other displaced persons. For them, he wrote, the slippers affirm “a lost state of normalcy in which we have almost ceased to believe and to which the slippers promise us we can return.”

The longing for Oz has sometimes darkened into obsession. More than a few disciples have convinced themselves that the slippers’ power is real, able to transport them figuratively if not literally to a better place. Rushdie refers to such delusions as “damaged reality.” “In fiction’s grip,” he writes, “we may mortgage our homes, sell our children, to have whatever it is we crave.” Steve Jarrett, who designed a pair of replica shoes for the upcoming sequel to Night at the Museum, runs the online Ruby Slipper Fan Club from his home in North Carolina. He calls the pumps “the talisman” for movie-memorabilia buffs and Garland fans in particular, among them “some strange people, some very quirky people.” Jarrett says he has had to boot people off the website “left and right…because something’s just not right with them mentally.”

In Grand Rapids, the slippers were seen as sitting ducks for the obsessed fans always passing through town. At Madden’s Dutch Room, a steel-sided box of a bar squatting in the shadow of the paper mill, the late-afternoon patrons sip Leinenkugel’s and make mild cracks about the festival-goers down at the Sawmill Inn. They’re an outgoing bunch, mustachioed men in camouflage hats holding down red-topped stools around the bar, and they banter about the slippers the way you might expect, fingering the likely culprit as a diminutive friend, a guy who requires a tackle-box stool to fish from a boat.

In fact, they doubt a local is behind the theft. What would anyone in Grand Rapids do with the ruby slippers? Use them for bait? “Nothing against the town,” one guy says, leaning in. “But we’re rubes. Nobody here is smart enough to steal the ruby slippers.”

Nor is any Grand Rapidian, these men believe, savvy enough to recover them. As a TV above the bar flashes reports of a tornado just a few miles away, I’m filled in by locals on the alleged shortcomings of the Grand Rapids police. In the town’s most prominent investigation before the slippers theft, the accidental shooting of a young woman in 2002 by a state senator’s son, the local cops provided plenty of fuel for such critics. The patrolman who drove the defendant to the station admitted to drinking while driving earlier in the day; he was later disciplined by the department. Officer Bennett was judged to have neglected interview protocol, including the reading of Miranda rights, when taking the defendant’s initial confession; as a result, the confession was thrown out.

Whoever did steal the slippers, the bar patrons suggest, was counting on this guilelessness. Look around, one of them offers, at all the trucks in the bar parking lot: unlocked. Their homes: unlocked. The slippers: unprotected. “They figure we’re rubes, and then afterwards it’s like the Keystone Kops,” he says. Then he dances in a goofy impression of the silent-movie bumblers.

Around midnight, in a fan’s room beside the pool at the Sawmill Inn, several dozen Garland devotees gather for drinks. They sing along to the “Trolley Song” and dish about past festival guests, agreeing that the Munchkins have been the best, Mickey Rooney the worst. “He was a mean son-of-a-bitch,” a fan says.

In the wake of the slippers’ disappearance, scenes such as this feel distinctly fin-de-siècle. The festival—its star attraction gone, its audience eroding—would appear doomed to dwindle until the legacy of Garland in Grand Rapids holds no more currency than that of Lawrence Welk in Strasburg, North Dakota. Pop culture, with few exceptions, is not known for preserving its dead.

After a few whiskey and Cokes, the fans begin dissecting the leading theories about the theft, a crude act whose dry legalities sound depressingly earthbound among a cohort united by a song about rainbows. Yet the acrimony over the heist has revealed the world of Oz—far from innocent—to be as rife with human frailty as any other.

The inside-job theory turns on this notion of corruption, a notion that doesn’t exactly jibe with the facts. In interviews with police, the museum staff has been forthcoming, and Bennett believes director John Kelsch’s explanation that the disabled security device on the rear emergency door was simply an unfortunate consequence of the museum’s slim budget. So many visitors would unwittingly exit that door and set off the alarm—resulting in fines the museum could scarcely afford—that Kelsch says he had it disarmed. Also, the security camera that was off was apparently always turned off at night. “Everyone knew we didn’t have any security staff,” Kelsch says. “[Michael Shaw] knew that. It’s just sad that it happened here.”

Instead, Bennett’s lead suspect all along has been a Grand Rapids punk, a career criminal who may have gotten in over his head. “Here’s a guy,” Bennett says, “obviously not a pillar of the community, who steals the ruby slippers to say, ‘I stole the ruby slippers,’ not really realizing that what you’re going to do with them? Take them down to the pawn shop?” The suspect, however, refused to take a polygraph test, and not enough evidence exists to arrest him.

Yet the local yokel theory feels so anticlimactic, so dull, that when Bennett says, “It’s a shame—there’s obviously thousands of fans out there; they deserve better than to have some punk kid throw ’em in the river,” one imagines he could be condemning the lack of drama as much as the theft. Where’s a flying monkey when you want one?

There is another theory, say the fans, one that offers a level of intrigue that the situation would seem to require. But it implicates someone who presumably wasn’t in the market for a pair of ruby slippers: Michael Shaw.

When something as valuable as the slippers disappears without a trace, “the first thing you think of is insurance fraud,” says Bennett, who admits that Shaw’s behavior during the investigation has been “eccentric.” Shortly after the theft, Shaw called the investigator and demanded that he check in with him every day until he found the shoes. When, after some time, Bennett didn’t bother, Shaw phoned him. “I thought I told you to call me!” he yelled. At the Los Angeles press conference, too, Shaw seemed to protest too much. He revealed that he had insured the shoes for $1 million. But then exclaimed: “But I don’t want the money! I want the shoes!”

It hasn’t helped that Shaw has a penchant for exaggeration, one that—in most circumstances—would seem harmless if curious. When I first met him in 2004, he arrived for our interview in a threadbare Oz T-shirt and a faux-leather jacket imprinted with the logo of the old Knight Rider television show. He often claims to have been the voice of the show’s KITT car. In fact, he was the voice of KITT, not on the show, but on the Universal Studios tour.

Over the years, experts on the ruby slippers also cast doubt on Shaw’s moving tale of taking the slippers to his dying friend’s bedside. The friend was, of course, Kent Warner, and by all accounts, he remained furious with Shaw right up to his death—because he’d intended for the slippers to go to Debbie Reynolds. “If Michael Shaw was actually at his deathbed with the shoes,” says one insider, “well, then I’m a flying monkey.”

Before the slippers were stolen, Shaw admitted that he’d grown tired of the scrutiny of fans and historians. “In recent years I’ve been so angry,” he told me back in 2004, “because they’ve made those of us who were the earlier collectors sound like we worked for the Mafia. This is something that’s infuriating.” People needed to understand, he said, how different things were 40 years ago when Warner was making daily trips to the MGM warehouse, walking in with empty duffel bags and leaving with full ones. He’d received a wink and a nod from the guards—and nothing more. “I used to avoid telling people how I got [the ruby slippers],” he told me, “because, first of all, it’s a pretty dull story. I tell people, ‘What difference does it make how I got them? I got them for you to see.’”

Some fans now question Shaw’s motives. Steve Jarrett, who runs the Ruby Slipper Fan Club, publicized the website that Shaw authorized to presumably solicit tips. But Jarrett became disillusioned when the site morphed into a store peddling T-shirts and bracelets asking, “Who stole the ruby slippers?”

About a year after the theft, Shaw reached a settlement with his insurance agency, a figure not publicly disclosed by mutual agreement between Shaw and the company. Shaw says that he had the shoes appraised at a minimum of $1.5 million—and that he received much more than the $666,000 figure most observers have assumed, the amount last paid for a pair of slippers at auction. A private investigator hired by the insurance agency apparently found no reason not to pay.

By the time of the settlement, however, some fans wondered if Shaw had lost interest in reaching out to them—and in recovering the shoes. His phone calls to Bennett had ceased. He had stopped making the rounds of Oz festivals. His website closed down altogether. As for the Judy Garland Museum, his stamping grounds for so many years, Shaw ended the relationship right after learning of the theft. “We haven’t spoken,” says director Kelsch with a shrug. “He got his money.”

Upon returning from Grand Rapids this summer, I phone Shaw at his home. When I explain why I’m calling, he seems taken aback. “Are you kidding me?” he says coolly. There’s a long pause.

In the world of celebrity memorabilia, the failure to recover the ruby slippers has conjured no little trepidation—a fear that people aren’t taking the icon’s disappearance seriously. Fear that the magic is finally wearing off. If the slippers lose their hold on the American imagination, what other cultural mementos might we deem disposable? “It’s an American national treasure that’s been stolen and no one gives a damn!” cries Brian Cummings, a New York appraiser of celebrity memorabilia. “It blows my mind to know that they’re still out there.”

Yet in their new status as stolen property, the slippers feel more real than they have in years. They are mere objects again, to be lost or found, and perhaps this is for the best. The old movie studios, we know now, were never in the business of making magic so much as illusions. Stars like Garland were fed pills and cigarettes by their studio bosses (and stage moms) to control their weight. They were products, as manufactured as the props, from their stage names to their public lives, created for them by studio publicity departments. To treasure Hollywood memorabilia is to value fantasy over this harsh reality, to ignore the man behind the curtain.

In his later years, Kent Warner seemed to recognize the ruby slippers for what they were. By the time he died in 1984, he had long since sold the pumps he’d taken for himself. “He realized they were consuming all the attention of his friends—more than he was,” says Thomas, the book author. “He really began then to understand their power. What people invest in them is the enduring power of belief. They are magic shoes because we believe they are magic shoes.”

Shaw, on the other hand, seemed to have remained enamored. “I believe he invested his heart and soul in those shoes,” says Thomas. Shaw had told him, “If I never owned another possession, I’d be happy.” If Shaw was reluctant to explain how he acquired the shoes, it seemed partly because this might spoil the illusion of their magic. “Why chop off the Easter Bunny’s ears?” Shaw asked Thomas when the journalist began asking questions.

Now 72, Shaw sounds weary of magic, disillusioned. He says that the loss has devastated him, not least because of the fans’ reaction. “It was like having a piece of my gut yanked out of me. I’m the one who was violated. I was the only collector who allowed my ruby slippers to be used for festivals and museums and charities.” Among the fans, he says, were “jerks” who had it in for him, “who were rather pleased that they were stolen…I generously made the slippers available for these people and this is the way my generosity is repaid!”

Shaw then tells me that just before the slippers were stolen he had made up his mind to cease their travels. One way or another, they would have disappeared.

The diminishing fan base, Shaw says, had been getting him down—“I was seeing the same people state after state.” Soon, it seemed, only the delusional would be left, seeking refuge in Oz, missing the real point of the slippers: To go home to reality, away from dangerous fantasylands. Shaw says he just didn’t get out soon enough, that one of these fanatics is probably the thief. “He knows he can’t openly show them,” Shaw says, “but he’s got to have them. Right now he may well be putting them on, along with his size 11 gingham dress and fake braids.”

In three years, police haven’t been able to verify this or any other theory. The search has all but ended. Last year, the statute of limitations expired—the perpetrator of the theft, with few exceptions, can now only be prosecuted for possession. The police have largely moved on. The mystery is now worthy of Hollywood itself: They are the most coveted shoes in the world, and they could be anywhere.
 

Tim Gihring is senior writer and arts editor for Minnesota Monthly.

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Sponsor: Twin Cities Festival
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, January 2, 2018   Contact: Joseph Brown, 651.644.9200, raymondavegallery@me.com   The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2018 first quarter exhibition:...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 raymond avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55114
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Telephone: 651-644-9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown
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Gather & Plant: Succulent Event Saturday April 14th and Sunday April 15th 10am-5pm   Join us at our Succulent Station, stocked with the best local succulents from our farm in Plato, MN! We...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tangletown Gardens
5353 Nicollet Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55419
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Sponsor: Tangletown Gardens
Telephone: 612-822-4769
Contact Name: Erin Kjar
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Max’s at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand will host a Spring Artisan Wedding Ring event April 6-21, with a limited-time 20 percent discount on select women’s and men’s wedding and engagement...

Cost: Free

Where:
Max's at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand
3826 Grand Way
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Max's
Telephone: 952-922-8364
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∙ Bowling To End Brain Tumors ∙ 7th annual Bowling for Brains strikes in April to raise funds for local and national brain tumor patient care and research   Contact: Meredith Voltin...

Cost: See description

Where:
Bowlero
11129 162nd St W
Lakeville, MN  55044
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Telephone: 612-210-5293
Contact Name: Meredith Voltin
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STILL DANCE THE STARS a World Premiere by Jayme McGhan co- directed & choreographed by Andy Frye co-directed by Jason Peterson April 13th – May 13th, 2018 PERFORMANCE TIMES Wednesday - Saturday...

Cost: $23-$27

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo, MN  55369
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Telephone: 763-493-8733
Contact Name: Molly Weibel
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The 2018 Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (MSPIFF) brings bold, exciting and moving works by emerging and veteran filmmakers to the Twin Cities April 12-28, 2018, presenting 250+...

Cost: $14 (discounts, passes, and packages available)

Where:
St. Anthony Main Theatre
115 SE Main St.
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Sponsor: Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul
Telephone: 612.331.7563
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We’re celebrating the beginning of the internet and the founding of Mosaic, Netscape and Apache. Celebrate the birth of the internet with your own website hosted with HostGator!

Cost: free

Where:
HostGator
123 HostGator Way
Minneapolis, MN  55111
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Sponsor: HostGator
Telephone: 186-696-42867
Contact Name: Alexis Krasinski
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We’re celebrating the beginning of the internet and the founding of Mosaic, Netscape and Apache. Celebrate the birth of the internet with your own website hosted with HostGator!

Cost: free

Where:
HostGator
123 HostGator Way
St. Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: HostGator
Telephone: 866-964-2867
Contact Name: Alexis Krasinski
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Check out the talent that is growing in Zimmerman. Visit The Tattooed Lady on March 11th through April 20th and see the wonderful artwork by Zimmerman's local pupils.  ...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Tattooed Lady
12626 Fremont Ave
Zimmerman, MN  55398
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Sponsor: The Tattooed Lady
Telephone: 763-200-1204
Contact Name: Sonia
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BRAINS ON!, THE SCIENCE PODCAST FOR KIDS, JOINS IN THE FUN WITH LIVE SHOW AT CAMBRIDGE SCIENCE CARNIVAL & ROBOT ZOO APRIL 15 Hosts from the hit radio show ready to party with friends both robotic...

Cost: 10

Where:
, MN


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With warm-hearted wit and infectious joy, Silent Sky tells the riveting true story of Henrietta Leavitt, a pioneering scientist in an age when women couldn’t even vote. Despite not being...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Co
208 Parkway Ave N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
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Sponsor: Commonweal Theatre Co.
Telephone: 800-657-7025
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Annual Children’s Concert presented in collaboration with ArtStart. Come along on the adventures of Ferdinand the Bull in this narrated and fully orchestrated version of the popular children’s...

Cost: free

Where:
Mt. Zion Temple
1300 Summit Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55105
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Sponsor: Saint Paul Civic Symphony
Contact Name: Karen Weium
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Minnetonka Choral Society, under the direction of Jere Lantz, is pleased to announce our spring concert. This April, we honor the extraordinary contributions of America’s greatest champion for...

Cost: $20 for adults, $10 for students (17 and younger), group discounts are available

Where:
Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
301 County Road 19
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Sponsor: Minnetonka Choral Society
Telephone: 952-476-1922
Contact Name: Heather White
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This unique concert will celebrate the past and present Lark Quartet through music old and new, with the original quartet – founded in 1985 in the Twin Cities by native Laura Sewell – and the...

Cost: $31-$21

Where:
Saint Anthony Park United Church of Christ
2129 Commonwealth Ave
St. Paul, MN  55108
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Sponsor: Schubert Club
Telephone: 651-292-3267
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On Sunday, April 15, the National Lutheran Choir community will gather for the 2018 fundraising gala Hope Takes Flight at the Bloomington Hilton DoubleTree. Drawing over 500 guests each year, the...

Cost: $55 before March 31; $65 after April 1

Where:
The DoubleTree by Hilton Bloomington
7800 Normandale Blvd
Minneapolis, MN  55439
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Sponsor: The National Lutheran Choir
Telephone: 612-722-2301
Contact Name: Brittney Leemon
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LADYSLIPPER ENSEMBLE featuring   Sahar Hassan, mezzo-soprano; Helen Chang, violin;  Jane Cords-O’Hara, cello; Kristen Bruya, bass; and Oleg Levin, piano   Sunday, April 15, 2018 • 5...

Cost: $12 • Senior $10 • 12 and under $6

Where:
St. Mary's Episcopal Church
1895 Laurel Ave, Saint Paul
St. Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Ladyslipper Ensemble
Telephone:
Contact Name: Sharon Carlson
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Friday, March 23, 2018, 5:00 p.m.–Friday, April 20, 2018, 5:00 p.m. Main Gallery Reception: Friday, March 30, 6:00–8:00 p.m.Awards Ceremony: 7:00 p.m. This annual juried...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
MCAD Gallery
2501 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis , MN  55404
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In Dissonance and Repair, painters Barbara Kreft and Kimberly Benson explore abstraction through similar channels, investigating ideas such as ideal beauty and cultural representations of nature....

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Ave.
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6644
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
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Trivia Mafia is old-school, team-based, pen-and-paper trivia. (None of this touchscreen nonsense.) We ask questions about everything under the sun (and, in certain astronomy-themed rounds, stuff...

Cost: 2

Where:
Can Can Wonderland
755 Prior Avenue North
Saint Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Can Can Wonderland
Telephone: 651-925-2261
Contact Name: Can Can Wonderland
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Disney's Newsies, the exciting musical that took Broadway by storm, is coming to Chanhassen Dinner Theatres! Inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City,...

Cost: $50-89

Where:
Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
501 W. 78th St.
Chanhassen, MN
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The Art of Boxing – The Sport of Ballet springs from the partnership between the St. Paul Ballet and Element Gym.   Their shared performance is an interactive experience that crackles with...

Cost: $32+

Where:
Ordway Center for Performing Arts
345 Washington Street
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: St. Paul Ballet
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ALL ARE WELCOME! Revival Gatherings with Doug Stanton & Roy Fields continue in Maplewood, MN. What is Revival? Revival is restoring the joy of salvation and giving people the opportunity to fall in...

Cost: No Charge

Where:
Josiah Center
1600 Gervais Avenue
Suite 2
Maplewood, MN  55109
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Sponsor: Josiah Center
Telephone: 651-260-0217
Contact Name: Mary Wheelock
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Late Nights Minneapolis is Minneapolis’ only, fully-staged late-night style talk show and comedy experience. Each month will feature local guests, live music, and original never before seen...

Cost: $10

Where:
The Phoenix Theater
2605 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: Late Nights Minneapolis
Contact Name: Lauren Schwein
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MARCH 31 - APRIL 29, 2018 Tuesday – Saturday 7:30 p.m. Sunday 2 & 7:30 p.m. The Wolves is a portrait of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls, who just want to...

Cost: $25-$47

Where:
The Jungle Theater
2951 Lyndale S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Telephone: 612-822-7063

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Combustible Company presents The Imaginary Invalid by Moliere The Imaginary Invalid Written by Moliere Adaptation by Oded Gross and Tracy Young With original music by Paul James Prendergast...

Cost: $15-28

Where:
Gremlin Theater
550 Vandalia St
St Paul, MN  55114
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Sponsor: Combustible Company
Contact Name: Erik Hoover
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When men make a mess of things, who suffers the costs? And what happens when those in power dictate the fate of those who are oppressed? Though these questions ring eternal through the ages, they...

Cost: $10-$40

Where:
Urban Growler
325 Endicott St
St. Paul, MN  55114
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Sponsor: Mission Theatre Company
Contact Name: Kathryn Frengs
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The Jungle Theater puts on its game face with the Minnesota premiere of The Wolves, a portrait of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score...

Cost: $37-47

Where:
Jungle Theater
2951 Lyndale Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN
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Swan Lake with live orchestra   Houston Ballet, one of America’s most highly-regarded ballet companies, has long been a Northrop audience favorite. They will return with Artistic...

Cost: http://www.northrop.umn.edu/events/houston-ballet-0

Where:
Northrop at the University of Minnesota
84 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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No Boys In The Booth 1st Anniversary!    The “No Boys in The Booth” event series created by local DJ known usually as simply “Tee”,  is quickly making a name for itself in the...

Cost: $20

Where:
Rev Ultra Lounge
731 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: T's House Music & Promotions
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Frank Loesser's celebrated musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. Set in a...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55317
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Maureen Kvam
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We’re sixty and we know it! Brave New Workshop is thrilled to kick off our 60th Anniversary season with a best-of show, featuring some of our funniest and relevant material from the recent (and...

Cost: $20-$34

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Frank Loesser's celebrated musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. Set in a...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Maureen Kvam
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Minneapolis museums house two iconic works of photorealism—Chuck Close’s huge self-portrait at the Walker and another of a guy named Frank at Mia. Countless strokes of acrylic paint...

Cost: Free

Where:
Minneapolis Institute of Art
2400 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Join Corduroy on his delightfully destructive chase through every section of the department store in search of his missing button. Will the night watchman find him and return him to his shelf...

Cost: $13-70

Where:
Children's Theatre Co.
2400 Third Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Website »

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Frank Loesser's celebrated musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. Set in a...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Maureen Kvam
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Minnesota has a long and rich tradition of business, government and faith leaders gathering each year for food, fellowship and prayer. The Minnesota Prayer Breakfast is one of the oldest and...

Cost: $360/Table of 10

Where:
Hilton Minneapolis
1001 Marquette Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: MN Prayer Breakfast
Contact Name: Planning Committee
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Minneapolis and representatives from Tours, France, a Minneapolis Sister City, are proud to present “The Americans in Tours: 1917-1919.” Thousands of Americans, including Minnesotans, were...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hennepin County Government Center
Hennepin Gallery A-level
300 South 6th St.
Minneapolis, MN   55487
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Sponsor: Minneapolis Sister Cities / Meet Minneapolis
Telephone: 612-767-8118
Contact Name: Kim Insley
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You've probably spent countless hours in front of a screen watching a hero save the world, solve a mystery, plan a prison break or repair a spaceship to return home. Now it's your turn! The Escape...

Cost: $34.99

Where:
Mall of America
300 East Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
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In Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, children play, sing, explore and pretend in some favorite and familiar places from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Families try a fun activity,...

Cost: Ages 1-101: $12.95, Members: Free, Children Under Age 1: Free

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 W 7th St.
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Minnesota Children's Museum
Telephone: 651-225-6000
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In this 60-minute session, Capita3 will introduce SELF LAUNCH, our proprietary cohort program. Designed specifically for women entrepreneurs and business owners, our methods unlock your potential...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fueled Collective — Minneapolis Downtown
400 South 4th Street #401
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: Capita3
Telephone: 612-716-5864
Contact Name: Barb Birr
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Max’s at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand will host a Spring Artisan Wedding Ring event April 6-21, with a limited-time 20 percent discount on select women’s and men’s wedding and engagement...

Cost: Free

Where:
Max's at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand
3826 Grand Way
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Max's
Telephone: 952-922-8364
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, January 2, 2018   Contact: Joseph Brown, 651.644.9200, raymondavegallery@me.com   The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2018 first quarter exhibition:...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 raymond avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55114
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Telephone: 651-644-9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown
Website »

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The 2018 Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (MSPIFF) brings bold, exciting and moving works by emerging and veteran filmmakers to the Twin Cities April 12-28, 2018, presenting 250+...

Cost: $14 (discounts, passes, and packages available)

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


Sponsor: Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul
Telephone: 612.331.7563
Website »

More information

Check out the talent that is growing in Zimmerman. Visit The Tattooed Lady on March 11th through April 20th and see the wonderful artwork by Zimmerman's local pupils.  ...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Tattooed Lady
12626 Fremont Ave
Zimmerman, MN  55398
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Sponsor: The Tattooed Lady
Telephone: 763-200-1204
Contact Name: Sonia
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Night Art Gallery offers over 300+ original artworks from 30+ concurrent artist exhibitions where visitors can view many styles such as; traditional, abstract, mixed media, photography, pop culture...

Cost: $8.00

Where:
Night Art Gallery
12732 Lake Blvd
Lindstrom, MN  55045
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Sponsor: Night Art Gallery
Telephone: 612-235-3646
Contact Name: Brad
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Head to Surly Brewing on April 16th for Brewing a Better Climate with Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy. This annual fundraising event will feature climate change trivia, prizes from...

Cost: 10.00

Where:
Surly Brewing
420 Malcom Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN
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Friday, March 23, 2018, 5:00 p.m.–Friday, April 20, 2018, 5:00 p.m. Main Gallery Reception: Friday, March 30, 6:00–8:00 p.m.Awards Ceremony: 7:00 p.m. This annual juried...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
MCAD Gallery
2501 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis , MN  55404
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In Dissonance and Repair, painters Barbara Kreft and Kimberly Benson explore abstraction through similar channels, investigating ideas such as ideal beauty and cultural representations of nature....

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 651-690-6644
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
Website »

More information

Disney's Newsies, the exciting musical that took Broadway by storm, is coming to Chanhassen Dinner Theatres! Inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City,...

Cost: $50-89

Where:
Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
501 W. 78th St.
Chanhassen, MN
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Website »

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Join us to learn how to make a Farmhouse Dining Room Table! This table can be adjusted to fit in any space, and can be made as table, counter or bar height. Learn more at...

Cost: 179.00

Where:
Sawdust Savvy
324 S Main St
Suite 7
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Sawdust Savvy
Telephone: 651-705-6614
Contact Name: Annie or Lindsay
Website »

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ALL ARE WELCOME! Revival Gatherings with Doug Stanton & Roy Fields continue in Maplewood, MN. What is Revival? Revival is restoring the joy of salvation and giving people the opportunity to fall in...

Cost: No Charge

Where:
Josiah Center
1600 Gervais Avenue
Suite 2
Maplewood, MN  55109
View map »


Sponsor: Josiah Center
Telephone: 651-260-0217
Contact Name: Mary Wheelock
Website »

More information

When men make a mess of things, who suffers the costs? And what happens when those in power dictate the fate of those who are oppressed? Though these questions ring eternal through the ages, they...

Cost: $10-$40

Where:
Urban Growler
325 Endicott St
St. Paul, MN  55114
View map »


Sponsor: Mission Theatre Company
Contact Name: Kathryn Frengs
Website »

More information

The Jungle Theater puts on its game face with the Minnesota premiere of The Wolves, a portrait of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score...

Cost: $37-47

Where:
Jungle Theater
2951 Lyndale Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN
View map »


Website »

More information

Swan Lake with live orchestra   Houston Ballet, one of America’s most highly-regarded ballet companies, has long been a Northrop audience favorite. They will return with Artistic...

Cost: http://www.northrop.umn.edu/events/houston-ballet-0

Where:
Northrop at the University of Minnesota
84 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455
View map »


Website »

More information

MARCH 31 - APRIL 29, 2018 Tuesday – Saturday 7:30 p.m. Sunday 2 & 7:30 p.m. The Wolves is a portrait of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls, who just want to...

Cost: $25-$47

Where:
The Jungle Theater
2951 Lyndale S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
View map »


Telephone: 612-822-7063

More information

Minneapolis museums house two iconic works of photorealism—Chuck Close’s huge self-portrait at the Walker and another of a guy named Frank at Mia. Countless strokes of acrylic paint...

Cost: Free

Where:
Minneapolis Institute of Art
2400 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55404
View map »


Website »

More information

Join Corduroy on his delightfully destructive chase through every section of the department store in search of his missing button. Will the night watchman find him and return him to his shelf...

Cost: $13-70

Where:
Children's Theatre Co.
2400 Third Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN  55404
View map »


Website »

More information

We’re sixty and we know it! Brave New Workshop is thrilled to kick off our 60th Anniversary season with a best-of show, featuring some of our funniest and relevant material from the recent (and...

Cost: $20-$34

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »

More information

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Minneapolis and representatives from Tours, France, a Minneapolis Sister City, are proud to present “The Americans in Tours: 1917-1919.” Thousands of Americans, including Minnesotans, were...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hennepin County Government Center
Hennepin Gallery A-level
300 South 6th St.
Minneapolis, MN   55487
View map »


Sponsor: Minneapolis Sister Cities / Meet Minneapolis
Telephone: 612-767-8118
Contact Name: Kim Insley
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $34.99

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

More information

In Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, children play, sing, explore and pretend in some favorite and familiar places from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Families try a fun activity,...

Cost: Ages 1-101: $12.95, Members: Free, Children Under Age 1: Free

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 W 7th St.
St. Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Minnesota Children's Museum
Telephone: 651-225-6000
Website »

More information

Max’s at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand will host a Spring Artisan Wedding Ring event April 6-21, with a limited-time 20 percent discount on select women’s and men’s wedding and engagement...

Cost: Free

Where:
Max's at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand
3826 Grand Way
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
View map »


Sponsor: Max's
Telephone: 952-922-8364
Website »

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Enjoy this community tradition while sampling locally made soups and breads and selecting your forever bowl. Hosted by the Duluth Depot, benefiting Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank. Tickets...

Cost: $20/Ticket

Where:
The Great Hall @ The Depot
506 W Michigaan St
Duluth, MN  55802
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, January 2, 2018   Contact: Joseph Brown, 651.644.9200, raymondavegallery@me.com   The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2018 first quarter exhibition:...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 raymond avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55114
View map »


Telephone: 651-644-9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown
Website »

More information

The 2018 Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (MSPIFF) brings bold, exciting and moving works by emerging and veteran filmmakers to the Twin Cities April 12-28, 2018, presenting 250+...

Cost: $14 (discounts, passes, and packages available)

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


Sponsor: Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul
Telephone: 612.331.7563
Website »

More information

By attending our internet business workshop, brought to you by www.ourdotcomlifestyle.com, we will give you a beginner’s guide to turn your passion into a profitable online information business....

Cost: free

Where:
The Doubletree Hotel
7800 Normandale Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN  55439
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Sponsor: Our Dotcom Lifestyle
Telephone: 548-665-5233
Contact Name: rob
Website »

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Check out the talent that is growing in Zimmerman. Visit The Tattooed Lady on March 11th through April 20th and see the wonderful artwork by Zimmerman's local pupils.  ...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Tattooed Lady
12626 Fremont Ave
Zimmerman, MN  55398
View map »


Sponsor: The Tattooed Lady
Telephone: 763-200-1204
Contact Name: Sonia
Website »

More information

Night Art Gallery offers over 300+ original artworks from 30+ concurrent artist exhibitions where visitors can view many styles such as; traditional, abstract, mixed media, photography, pop culture...

Cost: $8.00

Where:
Night Art Gallery
12732 Lake Blvd
Lindstrom, MN  55045
View map »


Sponsor: Night Art Gallery
Telephone: 612-235-3646
Contact Name: Brad
Website »

More information

Friday, March 23, 2018, 5:00 p.m.–Friday, April 20, 2018, 5:00 p.m. Main Gallery Reception: Friday, March 30, 6:00–8:00 p.m.Awards Ceremony: 7:00 p.m. This annual juried...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
MCAD Gallery
2501 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis , MN  55404
View map »

More information

Disney's Newsies, the exciting musical that took Broadway by storm, is coming to Chanhassen Dinner Theatres! Inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City,...

Cost: $50-89

Where:
Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
501 W. 78th St.
Chanhassen, MN
View map »


Website »

More information

In Dissonance and Repair, painters Barbara Kreft and Kimberly Benson explore abstraction through similar channels, investigating ideas such as ideal beauty and cultural representations of nature....

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 651-690-6644
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
Website »

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Healthy Bodies & Minds Family Yoga Program: Presented by The Emily Program Foundation with Instructor Lisa Diers and Host Tula Yoga & Wellness. Are you a parent who wants to help your child...

Cost: 2 Person Family - $144; 3 Person Family - $199; 4 Person Family - $ 259

Where:
Tula Yoga & Wellness
99 Snelling Avenue North
St. Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: The Emily Program Foundation
Telephone: 612-703-5789
Contact Name: Tara Schlosser
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Adapted from Richard Wagamese’s celebrated novel of the same name, Indian Horse is a poignant drama that centers on the life of one man’s fight to preserve his history and his freedom while...

Cost: General Public: $14

Where:
St. Anthony Main Theatre 1
115 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Sponsor: The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul
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Make friends, share stories, and join the conversation. Indie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Featuring...

Cost: Free

Where:
Minnesota History Center
345 W Kellogg Blvd
St. Paul, MN  55102
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ALL ARE WELCOME! Revival Gatherings with Doug Stanton & Roy Fields continue in Maplewood, MN. What is Revival? Revival is restoring the joy of salvation and giving people the opportunity to fall in...

Cost: No Charge

Where:
Josiah Center
1600 Gervais Avenue
Suite 2
Maplewood, MN  55109
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Sponsor: Josiah Center
Telephone: 651-260-0217
Contact Name: Mary Wheelock
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Join us to learn how to make a Farmhouse Dining Room Table! This table can be adjusted to fit in any space, and can be made as table, counter or bar height. Learn more at...

Cost: 179.00

Where:
Sawdust Savvy
324 S Main St
Suite 7
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Sawdust Savvy
Telephone: 651-705-6614
Contact Name: Annie or Lindsay
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The Jungle Theater puts on its game face with the Minnesota premiere of The Wolves, a portrait of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score...

Cost: $37-47

Where:
Jungle Theater
2951 Lyndale Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN
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When men make a mess of things, who suffers the costs? And what happens when those in power dictate the fate of those who are oppressed? Though these questions ring eternal through the ages, they...

Cost: $10-$40

Where:
Urban Growler
325 Endicott St
St. Paul, MN  55114
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Sponsor: Mission Theatre Company
Contact Name: Kathryn Frengs
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MARCH 31 - APRIL 29, 2018 Tuesday – Saturday 7:30 p.m. Sunday 2 & 7:30 p.m. The Wolves is a portrait of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls, who just want to...

Cost: $25-$47

Where:
The Jungle Theater
2951 Lyndale S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Telephone: 612-822-7063

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Swan Lake with live orchestra   Houston Ballet, one of America’s most highly-regarded ballet companies, has long been a Northrop audience favorite. They will return with Artistic...

Cost: http://www.northrop.umn.edu/events/houston-ballet-0

Where:
Northrop at the University of Minnesota
84 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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By attending our internet business workshop, brought to you by www.ourdotcomlifestyle.com, we will give you a beginner’s guide to turn your passion into a profitable online information business....

Cost: free

Where:
The Doubletree Hotel
7800 Normandale Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN  55439
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Sponsor: Our Dotcom Lifestyle
Telephone: 548-665-5233
Contact Name: rob
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Minneapolis museums house two iconic works of photorealism—Chuck Close’s huge self-portrait at the Walker and another of a guy named Frank at Mia. Countless strokes of acrylic paint...

Cost: Free

Where:
Minneapolis Institute of Art
2400 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Join Corduroy on his delightfully destructive chase through every section of the department store in search of his missing button. Will the night watchman find him and return him to his shelf...

Cost: $13-70

Where:
Children's Theatre Co.
2400 Third Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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We’re sixty and we know it! Brave New Workshop is thrilled to kick off our 60th Anniversary season with a best-of show, featuring some of our funniest and relevant material from the recent (and...

Cost: $20-$34

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Minneapolis and representatives from Tours, France, a Minneapolis Sister City, are proud to present “The Americans in Tours: 1917-1919.” Thousands of Americans, including Minnesotans, were...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hennepin County Government Center
Hennepin Gallery A-level
300 South 6th St.
Minneapolis, MN   55487
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Sponsor: Minneapolis Sister Cities / Meet Minneapolis
Telephone: 612-767-8118
Contact Name: Kim Insley
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WHAT:                                 Chamber Town Talk: Affordable Housing & CommonBond Communities...

Cost: This event is open to both members ($15) and non-members ($20). Pre-registration

Where:
Jax Cafe
1928 University Ave. NE
Minneapolis, MN  55418
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Telephone: 612-370-9116
Contact Name: Christine Levens

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

Cost: $34.99

Where:
Mall of America
300 East Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
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In Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, children play, sing, explore and pretend in some favorite and familiar places from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Families try a fun activity,...

Cost: Ages 1-101: $12.95, Members: Free, Children Under Age 1: Free

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 W 7th St.
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Minnesota Children's Museum
Telephone: 651-225-6000
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Every business leader makes roughly 35,000 remotely conscious decisions each day. We can ignore the small decisions or even turn them into routines to take them off our plate entirely—they just...

Cost: $10

Where:
Fueled Collective Downtown MPLS
400 South 4th Street
Suite 401
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, January 2, 2018   Contact: Joseph Brown, 651.644.9200, raymondavegallery@me.com   The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2018 first quarter exhibition:...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 raymond avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55114
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Telephone: 651-644-9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown
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Max’s at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand will host a Spring Artisan Wedding Ring event April 6-21, with a limited-time 20 percent discount on select women’s and men’s wedding and engagement...

Cost: Free

Where:
Max's at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand
3826 Grand Way
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Max's
Telephone: 952-922-8364
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New job fair opportunity at East Side Neighborhood Services MINNEAPOLIS (February 7, 2018)—The Adult Employment & Training program at East Side Neighborhood Services will host the first annual...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
1700 Second St. NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413


Telephone: 612-787-4035
Contact Name: Allie Smeeth
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Looking for a job? Let us help! The Adult Employment & Training program at East Side Neighborhood Services will host the first annual East Side Job Fair on April 18, 2018 from 10:30 am - 2:30 pm....

Cost: FREE

Where:
East Side Neighborhood Services
1700 Second Street NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: East Side Neighborhood Services
Telephone: 612-787-4063
Contact Name: Sarah Gruidl
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WHAT:                                                 Focus Lunch: Hiring to Firing and Everything in Between!...

Cost: Admission is $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Pre-registration is encoura

Where:
Bloomington
9633 Lyndale Ave S.
Bloomington, MN  55402
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Telephone: 612-370-9117
Contact Name: Shannon Lukes

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STILL DANCE THE STARS a World Premiere by Jayme McGhan co- directed & choreographed by Andy Frye co-directed by Jason Peterson April 13th – May 13th, 2018 PERFORMANCE TIMES Wednesday - Saturday...

Cost: $23-$27

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo, MN  55369
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Telephone: 763-493-8733
Contact Name: Molly Weibel
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The 2018 Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (MSPIFF) brings bold, exciting and moving works by emerging and veteran filmmakers to the Twin Cities April 12-28, 2018, presenting 250+...

Cost: $14 (discounts, passes, and packages available)

Where:
St. Anthony Main Theatre
115 SE Main St.
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Sponsor: Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul
Telephone: 612.331.7563
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By attending our internet business workshop, brought to you by www.ourdotcomlifestyle.com, we will give you a beginner’s guide to turn your passion into a profitable online information business....

Cost: free

Where:
The Doubletree Hotel
7800 Normandale Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN  55439
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Sponsor: Our Dotcom Lifestyle
Telephone: 548-665-5233
Contact Name: rob
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Check out the talent that is growing in Zimmerman. Visit The Tattooed Lady on March 11th through April 20th and see the wonderful artwork by Zimmerman's local pupils.  ...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Tattooed Lady
12626 Fremont Ave
Zimmerman, MN  55398
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Sponsor: The Tattooed Lady
Telephone: 763-200-1204
Contact Name: Sonia
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Strategies for Oral and Video Histories: “Modern Masters” and the Minnesota State Capitol Tangible forms of evidence—buildings, landscapes, images, and documents—are integral to...

Cost: $40

Where:
Minnesota State Capitol
75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Saint Paul, MN
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Sponsor: Society of Architectural Historians Minnesota Chapter
Telephone: 312-573-1365
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Created by Brian Pekol, and produced by Sidekick Theatre. We know the voice, but we never got to know the man. To do that, we have to start at the beginning... In this full-length dramatic...

Cost: $30-$34

Where:
Ives Auditorium
11411 Masonic Home Dr
Bloomington, MN  55437
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Sponsor: Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center
Telephone: 952-948-6506
Contact Name: Karen Mohsenian
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The Society of Architectural Historians will host its 71st Annual International Conference in Saint Paul, Minnesota, April 18–22, 2018. Architectural and art historians, architects, museum...

Cost: $145-$495

Where:
Saint Paul RiverCentre
175 West Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Society of Architectural Historians
Telephone: 312.573.1365
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Night Art Gallery offers over 300+ original artworks from 30+ concurrent artist exhibitions where visitors can view many styles such as; traditional, abstract, mixed media, photography, pop culture...

Cost: $8.00

Where:
Night Art Gallery
12732 Lake Blvd
Lindstrom, MN  55045
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Sponsor: Night Art Gallery
Telephone: 612-235-3646
Contact Name: Brad
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Friday, March 23, 2018, 5:00 p.m.–Friday, April 20, 2018, 5:00 p.m. Main Gallery Reception: Friday, March 30, 6:00–8:00 p.m.Awards Ceremony: 7:00 p.m. This annual juried...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
MCAD Gallery
2501 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis , MN  55404
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Disney's Newsies, the exciting musical that took Broadway by storm, is coming to Chanhassen Dinner Theatres! Inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City,...

Cost: $50-89

Where:
Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
501 W. 78th St.
Chanhassen, MN
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In Dissonance and Repair, painters Barbara Kreft and Kimberly Benson explore abstraction through similar channels, investigating ideas such as ideal beauty and cultural representations of nature....

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Ave.
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6644
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
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McKnight Resident Artist Linda Cordell will present an artist talk on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 6 pm. This presentation is free and open to the public.  Cordell's work, which draws viewers in...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Ave E
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Telephone: 161-233-98007
Contact Name: Northern Clay Center
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Join us for the 12th installment of this "show-and-tell” series, featuring Linda Cordell, visiting McKnight artist resident from Pennsylvania, and S.C. Rolf, studio potter from River Falls,...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Ave E
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Telephone: 161-233-98007
Contact Name: Northern Clay Center
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Join us for the brand new April event series, Mouthful of Maple, brought to you in collaboration with Duluth Grill. Every Wednesday night in April guests will have the chance to sample four...

Cost: Free

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

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Panel Discussion: Landscape: What Is It and Does It Shape Us? Wednesday, April 18 Schedule of the Evening: 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. View the Exhibit, Snacks, Socializing 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Panel...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Studio 395, Northrup King Building
1500 Jackson Street NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Telephone: 612-385-4239
Contact Name: Anita Sue Kolman
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Join us to learn how to make a Farmhouse Dining Room Table! This table can be adjusted to fit in any space, and can be made as table, counter or bar height. Learn more at...

Cost: 179.00

Where:
Sawdust Savvy
324 S Main St
Suite 7
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Sawdust Savvy
Telephone: 651-705-6614
Contact Name: Annie or Lindsay
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ALL ARE WELCOME! Revival Gatherings with Doug Stanton & Roy Fields continue in Maplewood, MN. What is Revival? Revival is restoring the joy of salvation and giving people the opportunity to fall in...

Cost: No Charge

Where:
Josiah Center
1600 Gervais Avenue
Suite 2
Maplewood, MN  55109
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Sponsor: Josiah Center
Telephone: 651-260-0217
Contact Name: Mary Wheelock
Website »

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When men make a mess of things, who suffers the costs? And what happens when those in power dictate the fate of those who are oppressed? Though these questions ring eternal through the ages, they...

Cost: $10-$40

Where:
Urban Growler
325 Endicott St
St. Paul, MN  55114
View map »


Sponsor: Mission Theatre Company
Contact Name: Kathryn Frengs
Website »

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Swan Lake with live orchestra   Houston Ballet, one of America’s most highly-regarded ballet companies, has long been a Northrop audience favorite. They will return with Artistic...

Cost: http://www.northrop.umn.edu/events/houston-ballet-0

Where:
Northrop at the University of Minnesota
84 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Website »

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MARCH 31 - APRIL 29, 2018 Tuesday – Saturday 7:30 p.m. Sunday 2 & 7:30 p.m. The Wolves is a portrait of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls, who just want to...

Cost: $25-$47

Where:
The Jungle Theater
2951 Lyndale S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Telephone: 612-822-7063

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  The USAF Band of Mid-America’s Concert Band will present a concert at the Ted Mann Concert Hall, 2128 Fourth Street South, Minneapolis, MN on April 18th at 7:30pm. Admission is free and open...

Cost: free

Where:
Ted Mann Concert Hall
2128 Fourth Street South
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Sponsor: Band of Mid-America
Contact Name: A1C S Cosano
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The Jungle Theater puts on its game face with the Minnesota premiere of The Wolves, a portrait of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score...

Cost: $37-47

Where:
Jungle Theater
2951 Lyndale Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN
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Website »

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By attending our internet business workshop, brought to you by www.ourdotcomlifestyle.com, we will give you a beginner’s guide to turn your passion into a profitable online information business....

Cost: free

Where:
The Doubletree Hotel
7800 Normandale Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN  55439
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Sponsor: Our Dotcom Lifestyle
Telephone: 548-665-5233
Contact Name: rob
Website »

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Join Corduroy on his delightfully destructive chase through every section of the department store in search of his missing button. Will the night watchman find him and return him to his shelf...

Cost: $13-70

Where:
Children's Theatre Co.
2400 Third Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN  55404
View map »


Website »

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Frank Loesser's celebrated musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. Set in a...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55317
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Maureen Kvam
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We’re sixty and we know it! Brave New Workshop is thrilled to kick off our 60th Anniversary season with a best-of show, featuring some of our funniest and relevant material from the recent (and...

Cost: $20-$34

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Frank Loesser's celebrated musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. Set in a...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Maureen Kvam
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Minneapolis museums house two iconic works of photorealism—Chuck Close’s huge self-portrait at the Walker and another of a guy named Frank at Mia. Countless strokes of acrylic paint...

Cost: Free

Where:
Minneapolis Institute of Art
2400 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55404
View map »


Website »

More information

Frank Loesser's celebrated musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. Set in a...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Maureen Kvam
Website »

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Minneapolis and representatives from Tours, France, a Minneapolis Sister City, are proud to present “The Americans in Tours: 1917-1919.” Thousands of Americans, including Minnesotans, were...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hennepin County Government Center
Hennepin Gallery A-level
300 South 6th St.
Minneapolis, MN   55487
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Sponsor: Minneapolis Sister Cities / Meet Minneapolis
Telephone: 612-767-8118
Contact Name: Kim Insley
Website »

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

Cost: $34.99

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

More information

In Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, children play, sing, explore and pretend in some favorite and familiar places from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Families try a fun activity,...

Cost: Ages 1-101: $12.95, Members: Free, Children Under Age 1: Free

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 W 7th St.
St. Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Minnesota Children's Museum
Telephone: 651-225-6000
Website »

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Max’s at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand will host a Spring Artisan Wedding Ring event April 6-21, with a limited-time 20 percent discount on select women’s and men’s wedding and engagement...

Cost: Free

Where:
Max's at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand
3826 Grand Way
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Max's
Telephone: 952-922-8364
Website »

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, January 2, 2018   Contact: Joseph Brown, 651.644.9200, raymondavegallery@me.com   The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2018 first quarter exhibition:...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 raymond avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55114
View map »


Telephone: 651-644-9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown
Website »

More information

STILL DANCE THE STARS a World Premiere by Jayme McGhan co- directed & choreographed by Andy Frye co-directed by Jason Peterson April 13th – May 13th, 2018 PERFORMANCE TIMES Wednesday - Saturday...

Cost: $23-$27

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


Telephone: 763-493-8733
Contact Name: Molly Weibel
Website »

More information

The 2018 Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (MSPIFF) brings bold, exciting and moving works by emerging and veteran filmmakers to the Twin Cities April 12-28, 2018, presenting 250+...

Cost: $14 (discounts, passes, and packages available)

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


Sponsor: Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul
Telephone: 612.331.7563
Website »

More information

By attending our internet business workshop, brought to you by www.ourdotcomlifestyle.com, we will give you a beginner’s guide to turn your passion into a profitable online information business....

Cost: free

Where:
The Doubletree Hotel
7800 Normandale Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN  55439
View map »


Sponsor: Our Dotcom Lifestyle
Telephone: 548-665-5233
Contact Name: rob
Website »

More information

Check out the talent that is growing in Zimmerman. Visit The Tattooed Lady on March 11th through April 20th and see the wonderful artwork by Zimmerman's local pupils.  ...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Tattooed Lady
12626 Fremont Ave
Zimmerman, MN  55398
View map »


Sponsor: The Tattooed Lady
Telephone: 763-200-1204
Contact Name: Sonia
Website »

More information

Created by Brian Pekol, and produced by Sidekick Theatre. We know the voice, but we never got to know the man. To do that, we have to start at the beginning... In this full-length dramatic...

Cost: $30-$34

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


Sponsor: Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center
Telephone: 952-948-6506
Contact Name: Karen Mohsenian
Website »

More information

The Society of Architectural Historians will host its 71st Annual International Conference in Saint Paul, Minnesota, April 18–22, 2018. Architectural and art historians, architects, museum...

Cost: $145-$495

Where:
Saint Paul RiverCentre
175 West Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Society of Architectural Historians
Telephone: 312.573.1365
Website »

More information

Night Art Gallery offers over 300+ original artworks from 30+ concurrent artist exhibitions where visitors can view many styles such as; traditional, abstract, mixed media, photography, pop culture...

Cost: $8.00

Where:
Night Art Gallery
12732 Lake Blvd
Lindstrom, MN  55045
View map »


Sponsor: Night Art Gallery
Telephone: 612-235-3646
Contact Name: Brad
Website »

More information

Friday, March 23, 2018, 5:00 p.m.–Friday, April 20, 2018, 5:00 p.m. Main Gallery Reception: Friday, March 30, 6:00–8:00 p.m.Awards Ceremony: 7:00 p.m. This annual juried...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
MCAD Gallery
2501 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis , MN  55404
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The Ann Bancroft Foundation invites you to our annual celebration of girls and endless possibilities on April 19, 2018, at The Depot in Minneapolis. Join ABF for an evening of fun, food and...

Cost: 125.00

Where:
Renaissance Hotel Minneapolis, The Depot
225 3rd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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In Dissonance and Repair, painters Barbara Kreft and Kimberly Benson explore abstraction through similar channels, investigating ideas such as ideal beauty and cultural representations of nature....

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 651-690-6644
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
Website »

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April 19 event offers fashion, food and philanthropy Girls, Glamour & Giving raises funds for local struggling families       March 20 (Plymouth, MN) — Interfaith Outreach & Community...

Cost: $90-150

Where:
International Market Square
275 Market Street
Minneapolis, MN  55405
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Sponsor: Interfaith Outreach
Telephone: 612-229-8522
Contact Name: Natalie Auger
Website »

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Disney's Newsies, the exciting musical that took Broadway by storm, is coming to Chanhassen Dinner Theatres! Inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City,...

Cost: $50-89

Where:
Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
501 W. 78th St.
Chanhassen, MN
View map »


Website »

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NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release For more information, call Alyse Snyder, 651-251-9080  asnyder@mnliteracy.org     Beyond Words and Into Community Minnesota Literacy Council to Host...

Cost: Tickets starting at $75

Where:
Solar Arts Building
711 15th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN  55418
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Sponsor: Minnesota Literacy Council
Telephone: 651-251-9087
Contact Name: Sarah Caflisch
Website »

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ALL ARE WELCOME! Revival Gatherings with Doug Stanton & Roy Fields continue in Maplewood, MN. What is Revival? Revival is restoring the joy of salvation and giving people the opportunity to fall in...

Cost: No Charge

Where:
Josiah Center
1600 Gervais Avenue
Suite 2
Maplewood, MN  55109
View map »


Sponsor: Josiah Center
Telephone: 651-260-0217
Contact Name: Mary Wheelock
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Photojournalist Cristina Mittermeier knows the power of water: the power to give life when it is respected, and the power to destroy when it is misused. During her time with the Kayapó people in...

Cost: $15-55

Where:
Fitzgerald Theater
, MN


Sponsor: MPR
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Hit repeat on the coveted #MINNSTAFASHION in its sixth semi-annual installment during Fashion Week MN. Rules are meant to be broken and that is our vision for this edgy glam event that defies the...

Cost: Free Registration

Where:
W Minneapolis - The Foshay
821 S. Marquette Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55402
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Sponsor: Fashion Week MN
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Join us to learn how to make a Farmhouse Dining Room Table! This table can be adjusted to fit in any space, and can be made as table, counter or bar height. Learn more at...

Cost: 179.00

Where:
Sawdust Savvy
324 S Main St
Suite 7
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Sawdust Savvy
Telephone: 651-705-6614
Contact Name: Annie or Lindsay
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With warm-hearted wit and infectious joy, Silent Sky tells the riveting true story of Henrietta Leavitt, a pioneering scientist in an age when women couldn’t even vote. Despite not being...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Co
208 Parkway Ave N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
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Sponsor: Commonweal Theatre Co.
Telephone: 800-657-7025
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Swan Lake with live orchestra   Houston Ballet, one of America’s most highly-regarded ballet companies, has long been a Northrop audience favorite. They will return with Artistic...

Cost: http://www.northrop.umn.edu/events/houston-ballet-0

Where:
Northrop at the University of Minnesota
84 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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When men make a mess of things, who suffers the costs? And what happens when those in power dictate the fate of those who are oppressed? Though these questions ring eternal through the ages, they...

Cost: $10-$40

Where:
Urban Growler
325 Endicott St
St. Paul, MN  55114
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Sponsor: Mission Theatre Company
Contact Name: Kathryn Frengs
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Combustible Company presents The Imaginary Invalid by Moliere The Imaginary Invalid Written by Moliere Adaptation by Oded Gross and Tracy Young With original music by Paul James Prendergast...

Cost: $15-28

Where:
Gremlin Theater
550 Vandalia St
St Paul, MN  55114
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Sponsor: Combustible Company
Contact Name: Erik Hoover
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It has been 75 years since Anne Frank was given a diary by her father. Revisit this poignant classic yourself and share it with the young people in your life. You’ll be inspired by the hope of a...

Cost: $27-60

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-291-7005
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The Jungle Theater puts on its game face with the Minnesota premiere of The Wolves, a portrait of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score...

Cost: $37-47

Where:
Jungle Theater
2951 Lyndale Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN
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MARCH 31 - APRIL 29, 2018 Tuesday – Saturday 7:30 p.m. Sunday 2 & 7:30 p.m. The Wolves is a portrait of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls, who just want to...

Cost: $25-$47

Where:
The Jungle Theater
2951 Lyndale S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Telephone: 612-822-7063

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By attending our internet business workshop, brought to you by www.ourdotcomlifestyle.com, we will give you a beginner’s guide to turn your passion into a profitable online information business....

Cost: free

Where:
The Doubletree Hotel
7800 Normandale Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN  55439
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Sponsor: Our Dotcom Lifestyle
Telephone: 548-665-5233
Contact Name: rob
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Join Corduroy on his delightfully destructive chase through every section of the department store in search of his missing button. Will the night watchman find him and return him to his shelf...

Cost: $13-70

Where:
Children's Theatre Co.
2400 Third Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Frank Loesser's celebrated musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. Set in a...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Maureen Kvam
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Frank Loesser's celebrated musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. Set in a...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55317
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Maureen Kvam
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Frank Loesser's celebrated musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. Set in a...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Maureen Kvam
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Minneapolis museums house two iconic works of photorealism—Chuck Close’s huge self-portrait at the Walker and another of a guy named Frank at Mia. Countless strokes of acrylic paint...

Cost: Free

Where:
Minneapolis Institute of Art
2400 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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We’re sixty and we know it! Brave New Workshop is thrilled to kick off our 60th Anniversary season with a best-of show, featuring some of our funniest and relevant material from the recent (and...

Cost: $20-$34

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Runners follow a scenic, fast and largely flat USATF-certified course. This race is perfect for those training for a full marathon or for those with a half marathon on a bucket list.

Cost: $10-100

Where:
St. Cloud State University
, MN


Sponsor: CentraCare Health
Telephone: 320-251-2700
Contact Name: Evin Haukos
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Minneapolis and representatives from Tours, France, a Minneapolis Sister City, are proud to present “The Americans in Tours: 1917-1919.” Thousands of Americans, including Minnesotans, were...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hennepin County Government Center
Hennepin Gallery A-level
300 South 6th St.
Minneapolis, MN   55487
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Sponsor: Minneapolis Sister Cities / Meet Minneapolis
Telephone: 612-767-8118
Contact Name: Kim Insley
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WHAT:                                                 DRIVE Roundtable: Cultivating Connections: MakeIt. MSP....

Cost: is $15 and pre-registration is required

Where:
the Local
931 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN  555402
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Telephone: 612-370-9117
Contact Name: Shannon Lukes
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You've probably spent countless hours in front of a screen watching a hero save the world, solve a mystery, plan a prison break or repair a spaceship to return home. Now it's your turn! The Escape...

Cost: $34.99

Where:
Mall of America
300 East Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
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In Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, children play, sing, explore and pretend in some favorite and familiar places from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Families try a fun activity,...

Cost: Ages 1-101: $12.95, Members: Free, Children Under Age 1: Free

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 W 7th St.
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Minnesota Children's Museum
Telephone: 651-225-6000
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As part of the city-wide celebration of Prince’s life, Graduate Minneapolis will honor the music legend on April 20th and 21st. Stop by the hotel lobby, set a glow in a purple hue to enjoy...

Cost: Free

Where:
Graduate Minneapolis
615 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Sponsor: Graduate Minneapolis
Telephone: (612) 379-8888

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, January 2, 2018   Contact: Joseph Brown, 651.644.9200, raymondavegallery@me.com   The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2018 first quarter exhibition:...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 raymond avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55114
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Telephone: 651-644-9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown
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The American Craft Show returns to the St. Paul RiverCentre on April 20-22, 2018.   With a variety of specialty categories, the 2018 American Craft Show in St. Paul offers something for...

Cost: $11 advance/$12 door

Where:
St. Paul RiverCentre
174 West Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: American Craft Council
Contact Name: Pamela Diamond
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Max’s at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand will host a Spring Artisan Wedding Ring event April 6-21, with a limited-time 20 percent discount on select women’s and men’s wedding and engagement...

Cost: Free

Where:
Max's at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand
3826 Grand Way
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Max's
Telephone: 952-922-8364
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STILL DANCE THE STARS a World Premiere by Jayme McGhan co- directed & choreographed by Andy Frye co-directed by Jason Peterson April 13th – May 13th, 2018 PERFORMANCE TIMES Wednesday - Saturday...

Cost: $23-$27

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo, MN  55369
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Telephone: 763-493-8733
Contact Name: Molly Weibel
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The 2018 Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (MSPIFF) brings bold, exciting and moving works by emerging and veteran filmmakers to the Twin Cities April 12-28, 2018, presenting 250+...

Cost: $14 (discounts, passes, and packages available)

Where:
St. Anthony Main Theatre
115 SE Main St.
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Sponsor: Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul
Telephone: 612.331.7563
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Twisted Deaths by Shannon TL Kearns, Directed by Ashley Hovell Assistant Director: Sarah Catcher, Stage Manager: Allison Knauss, Lighting and Sound: Jake Otto Featuring: Anthony Neuman, Holly...

Cost: $5-50

Where:
, MN

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Join us at the Minnesota Children's Museum April 20, 21, 24, 28, & 29 with Guest Teaching Artist John Akre! Be sure to check our website for specific times so you don't miss out on this awesome...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West 7th Street
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Minnesota Children's Museum
Telephone: (651) 225-6000
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Check out the talent that is growing in Zimmerman. Visit The Tattooed Lady on March 11th through April 20th and see the wonderful artwork by Zimmerman's local pupils.  ...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Tattooed Lady
12626 Fremont Ave
Zimmerman, MN  55398
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Sponsor: The Tattooed Lady
Telephone: 763-200-1204
Contact Name: Sonia
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The Society of Architectural Historians will host its 71st Annual International Conference in Saint Paul, Minnesota, April 18–22, 2018. Architectural and art historians, architects, museum...

Cost: $145-$495

Where:
Saint Paul RiverCentre
175 West Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Society of Architectural Historians
Telephone: 312.573.1365
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Night Art Gallery offers over 300+ original artworks from 30+ concurrent artist exhibitions where visitors can view many styles such as; traditional, abstract, mixed media, photography, pop culture...

Cost: $8.00

Where:
Night Art Gallery
12732 Lake Blvd
Lindstrom, MN  55045
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Sponsor: Night Art Gallery
Telephone: 612-235-3646
Contact Name: Brad
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Friday, March 23, 2018, 5:00 p.m.–Friday, April 20, 2018, 5:00 p.m. Main Gallery Reception: Friday, March 30, 6:00–8:00 p.m.Awards Ceremony: 7:00 p.m. This annual juried...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
MCAD Gallery
2501 Stevens Avenue
Minneapolis , MN  55404
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The Partnership Party Our annual fundraiser, The Partnership Party, Friday, April 20, is a much anticipated event in the St. Croix Valley that provides the funds to allow The Partnership Plan to...

Cost: $75

Where:
JX Event Venue
123 2nd St N
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: The Partnership Plan
Telephone: 651-341-4016
Contact Name: Kristie Smith
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People Incorporated, a nonprofit organization that serves people with mental illness in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul metro area, is hosting its free Gratitude Event at the McNamara Alumni Center...

Cost: Free

Where:
McNamara Alumni Center - University of Minnesota
200 SE Oak St.
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Sponsor: People Incorporated Mental Health Services
Telephone: 651-774-0011
Contact Name: Christine Anderson
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Project Lolo is a global, non-profit organization that advocates for children to live limitlessly. It helps children gain equal standing in life, with fundraising efforts to ensure children have...

Cost: $40

Where:
StoneArch Creative
710 South 2nd Street
#7
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Telephone: 844.224.LOLO (5656)
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Eclectic vocalist, Alicia Renée, combines her favorite elements of all genres of music and turns them into her own flavor of jazz. Along with her trusty ukulele, Alicia has arranged covers ranging...

Cost: 2

Where:
Can Can Wonderland
755 Prior Avenue North
Saint Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Can Can Wonderland
Telephone: 651-925-2261
Contact Name: Can Can Wonderland
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Disney's Newsies, the exciting musical that took Broadway by storm, is coming to Chanhassen Dinner Theatres! Inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City,...

Cost: $50-89

Where:
Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
501 W. 78th St.
Chanhassen, MN
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In Dissonance and Repair, painters Barbara Kreft and Kimberly Benson explore abstraction through similar channels, investigating ideas such as ideal beauty and cultural representations of nature....

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Ave.
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6644
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
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Doors open at 6:30 p.m. / Event from 7-10 p.m. Step inside the creative world of sculptor Kim Simonsson and discover his fascinating, life-sized, "moss-covered" children, animals and other...

Cost: $15 ASI members / $20 non-members

Where:
American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55407
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Sponsor: American Swedish Institute
Contact Name: Emily
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Join us to learn how to make a Farmhouse Dining Room Table! This table can be adjusted to fit in any space, and can be made as table, counter or bar height. Learn more at...

Cost: 179.00

Where:
Sawdust Savvy
324 S Main St
Suite 7
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Sawdust Savvy
Telephone: 651-705-6614
Contact Name: Annie or Lindsay
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Willy Wonka musical at The International School of Minnesota Join our Performing Arts Department in our April presentation of Willy Wonka! Opening night Friday, April 20th at 7 pm; Backstage...

Cost: $14 ticket/$10 student

Where:
The International School of Minnesota
6385 Beach Road
Eden Prairie, MN  55344
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Sponsor: The International School of Minnesota
Telephone: 952-918-1871
Contact Name: Colleen Everitt
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ALL ARE WELCOME! Revival Gatherings with Doug Stanton & Roy Fields continue in Maplewood, MN. What is Revival? Revival is restoring the joy of salvation and giving people the opportunity to fall in...

Cost: No Charge

Where:
Josiah Center
1600 Gervais Avenue
Suite 2
Maplewood, MN  55109
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Sponsor: Josiah Center
Telephone: 651-260-0217
Contact Name: Mary Wheelock
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Cost: 25.00

Where:
Skyway Theatre
711 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-333-6100
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With warm-hearted wit and infectious joy, Silent Sky tells the riveting true story of Henrietta Leavitt, a pioneering scientist in an age when women couldn’t even vote. Despite not being...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Co
208 Parkway Ave N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
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Sponsor: Commonweal Theatre Co.
Telephone: 800-657-7025
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Market Garden Theatre kicks off 2018 with the Minnesota premiere of My Barking Dog by Eric Coble, a dynamic and thought-provoking piece on our role within nature and its role in us. Directed by...

Cost: $13-20 sliding scale

Where:
The Crane Theater
2303 Kennedy Street NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Market Garden Theatre
Contact Name: Lucas Skjaret
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“Scenes from The Odyssey” By Homer Adapted and originally directed by Mary Zimmerman Adapted from the translation of “The Odyssey” by Robert Fitzgerald Directed by Joel Sass...

Cost: $17 General Public, $12 U of M Faculty, $7 Students

Where:
Rarig Center
330 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Sponsor: University of Minnesota's Theatre Arts and Dance Department
Telephone: 612-625-6699
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When men make a mess of things, who suffers the costs? And what happens when those in power dictate the fate of those who are oppressed? Though these questions ring eternal through the ages, they...

Cost: $10-$40

Where:
Urban Growler
325 Endicott St
St. Paul, MN  55114
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Sponsor: Mission Theatre Company
Contact Name: Kathryn Frengs
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Swan Lake with live orchestra   Houston Ballet, one of America’s most highly-regarded ballet companies, has long been a Northrop audience favorite. They will return with Artistic...

Cost: http://www.northrop.umn.edu/events/houston-ballet-0

Where:
Northrop at the University of Minnesota
84 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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As in her Tony Award-winning Metamorphoses, Mary Zimmerman transforms Greek mythology – here the story of Jason and the Argonauts – into a mesmerizing piece of theater, performed by the senior...

Cost: 9

Where:
Guthrie Theater
818 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN  55454
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Telephone: 612-625-5380

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The Jungle Theater puts on its game face with the Minnesota premiere of The Wolves, a portrait of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score...

Cost: $37-47

Where:
Jungle Theater
2951 Lyndale Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN
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Combustible Company presents The Imaginary Invalid by Moliere The Imaginary Invalid Written by Moliere Adaptation by Oded Gross and Tracy Young With original music by Paul James Prendergast...

Cost: $15-28

Where:
Gremlin Theater
550 Vandalia St
St Paul, MN  55114
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Sponsor: Combustible Company
Contact Name: Erik Hoover
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Nunsense is a hilarious spoof about the misadventures of five nuns trying to manage a fundraiser. Sadly, the rest of the sisterhood died from botulism after eating a meal prepared by Sister Julia...

Cost: $8- $18 per person

Where:
Andria Theatre
618 Broadway Street
Alexandria, MN  56308
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Telephone: (320) 762-8300
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MARCH 31 - APRIL 29, 2018 Tuesday – Saturday 7:30 p.m. Sunday 2 & 7:30 p.m. The Wolves is a portrait of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls, who just want to...

Cost: $25-$47

Where:
The Jungle Theater
2951 Lyndale S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Telephone: 612-822-7063

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Mick Sterling celebrates the Irish Soul songwriting genius of Van Morrison in grand form with Beautiful Vision - The Essential Songs of Van Morrison. Featuring the most popular of his material such...

Cost: $43

Where:
Ames Center
12600 Nicollet Ave.
Burnsville, MN  55337
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Telephone: 952-895-4685
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April 20 • 8 pm • Mystic Showroom®   Joel McHale is one of the most sought after comedians and actors in the industry. His latest project, The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale, debuted...

Cost: $40, $50 & $60

Where:
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
2400 Mystic Lake Blvd
Prior Lake, MN  55372
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Sponsor: Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
Telephone: 800-262-7799
Contact Name: Rachel Austin
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Wendy grew up all over the US as a military brat which means- she learned to make friends fast because in two weeks, we're probably moving.This helped her develop her warm friendly style she uses...

Cost: $20

Where:
Royal Comedy Theatre
809 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Royal Comedy Theatre
Telephone: 612-666-0809
Contact Name: Mike Edlavitch
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TV celebrity and cat behaviorist, Jackson Galaxy, will bring his love for cats to the Ames Center on Friday, April 20 at 8:00 p.m. in a unique live event experience that you don’t want to miss!...

Cost: $68, $53, $43

Where:
Ames Center
12600 Nicollet Ave.
Burnsville, MN  55337
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Telephone: 952-895-4685
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The TwinWest Chamber of Commerce proudly introduces the 33rd Annual Gala, the west metro’s business networking event of the year!  TwinWest’s April event once again promises to be a...

Cost: $80

Where:
Mystic Lake Center & Hotel
2400 Mystic Lake Blvd NW
Prior Lake, MN  55372
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Remember that dream you had where you were singing karaoke with Har Mar Superstar? Well it wasn't a dream, it was a premonition. Join us for the roll-out of Modist Brewing  & Har Mar Superstar's...

Cost: 2

Where:
Can Can Wonderland
755 Prior Avenue North
Saint Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Can Can Wonderland
Telephone: 651-925-2261
Contact Name: Can Can Wonderland
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Frank Loesser's celebrated musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. Set in a...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55317
View map »


Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Maureen Kvam
Website »

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Frank Loesser's celebrated musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. Set in a...

Cost: $30-$40

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


Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Maureen Kvam
Website »

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Frank Loesser's celebrated musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. Set in a...

Cost: $30-$40

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


Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Maureen Kvam
Website »

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Minneapolis museums house two iconic works of photorealism—Chuck Close’s huge self-portrait at the Walker and another of a guy named Frank at Mia. Countless strokes of acrylic paint...

Cost: Free

Where:
Minneapolis Institute of Art
2400 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Website »

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We’re sixty and we know it! Brave New Workshop is thrilled to kick off our 60th Anniversary season with a best-of show, featuring some of our funniest and relevant material from the recent (and...

Cost: $20-$34

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Join Corduroy on his delightfully destructive chase through every section of the department store in search of his missing button. Will the night watchman find him and return him to his shelf...

Cost: $13-70

Where:
Children's Theatre Co.
2400 Third Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Runners follow a scenic, fast and largely flat USATF-certified course. This race is perfect for those training for a full marathon or for those with a half marathon on a bucket list.

Cost: $10-100

Where:
St. Cloud State University
, MN


Sponsor: CentraCare Health
Telephone: 320-251-2700
Contact Name: Evin Haukos
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Minneapolis and representatives from Tours, France, a Minneapolis Sister City, are proud to present “The Americans in Tours: 1917-1919.” Thousands of Americans, including Minnesotans, were...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hennepin County Government Center
Hennepin Gallery A-level
300 South 6th St.
Minneapolis, MN   55487
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Sponsor: Minneapolis Sister Cities / Meet Minneapolis
Telephone: 612-767-8118
Contact Name: Kim Insley
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Cost: Check website for more information

Where:
Spring Lake Park
650 Webster Ave, North Mankato, MN 56003
Mankato, MN  56003
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Sponsor: Mayo Clinic Health System
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You've probably spent countless hours in front of a screen watching a hero save the world, solve a mystery, plan a prison break or repair a spaceship to return home. Now it's your turn! The Escape...

Cost: $34.99

Where:
Mall of America
300 East Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Calling all heroes for the 7th Annual ALS Association SuperHero 5K/10K Dash on April 21st! Avid runner? Want to be charitable? Join us as we use our powers in the fight against ALS at The ALS...

Cost: $35

Where:
Raspberry Island
2 Wabasha Street
St. Paul, MN  55107
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Sponsor: The ALS Association
Telephone: 612-672-0484
Contact Name: Ashley Yoder
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SAH Saint Paul Seminar Confluences: Place, Change, and Meaning on the Mississippi Over the past several decades, river cities throughout the world have faced the challenge of reconceiving and...

Cost: $10

Where:
Science Museum of Minnesota
120 West Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Society of Architectural Historians, University of Minnesota School of Architecture and the University of Minnesota Imagine Fund
Telephone: 312-573-1365
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Free event for breast cancer patients, survivors.*Fun and informative day with delicious food, mini spa services by Lasata Salon & Spa, and opportunities for conversations and friendships.April...

Cost: Free

Where:
Assisi Heights
1001 14th St NW
Rochester, MN  55901
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Sponsor: Join the Journey
Telephone: 507-206-3212
Contact Name: Lisa Linn
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Minneapolis law firm Hellmuth & Johnson will host a Community Association Seminar on April 21st, 2018, covering topics such as: issues regarding security cameras, setting up association social...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hellmuth & Johnson PLLC
8050 West 78th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55439
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Sponsor: Hellmuth & Johnson PLLC
Telephone: 952.941.4005
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In Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, children play, sing, explore and pretend in some favorite and familiar places from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Families try a fun activity,...

Cost: Ages 1-101: $12.95, Members: Free, Children Under Age 1: Free

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 W 7th St.
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Minnesota Children's Museum
Telephone: 651-225-6000
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Our favorite international holiday returns, and this one goes to 11! Join us for the 11th annual Record Store Day on Saturday, April 21st from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Live Music • Exclusive...

Cost: Free

Where:
Electric Fetus
2000 4th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Music has been a part of Dogfish Head since before Dogfish Head. So it’s a natural fit for a brewery that makes ‘Analog Beer for the Digital Age’ to be the Official Brewery of Record Store...

Cost: Free

Where:
Olson Memorial Hwy
Golden Valley, MN  55427
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As part of the city-wide celebration of Prince’s life, Graduate Minneapolis will honor the music legend on April 20th and 21st. Stop by the hotel lobby, set a glow in a purple hue to enjoy...

Cost: Free

Where:
Graduate Minneapolis
615 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Sponsor: Graduate Minneapolis
Telephone: (612) 379-8888

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Reach for Resources (Reach) invites members of the community to its annual Bowl-A-Thon, being held Saturday, April 21, 2018, 9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. This is the 26th year of this annual bowling...

Cost: $50 minimum in pledges/donations

Where:
Park Tavern
3401 Louisiana Ave S
St. Louis Park, MN  55426
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Sponsor: Reach for Resources
Telephone: 952-393-6492
Contact Name: Caren Hansen
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On view from April 21 – July 15 at the American Swedish Institute Sculptor Kim Simonsson of Fiskars, Finland, crafts innocent, yet beguiling, life-sized figures of children and animals in...

Cost: Included in museum admission: $10 adults; $7 seniors 62+; $5 students; free for

Where:
American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55407
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Sponsor: American Swedish Institute
Contact Name: Emily
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The American Craft Show returns to the St. Paul RiverCentre on April 20-22, 2018.   With a variety of specialty categories, the 2018 American Craft Show in St. Paul offers something for...

Cost: $11 advance/$12 door

Where:
St. Paul RiverCentre
174 West Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: American Craft Council
Contact Name: Pamela Diamond
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, January 2, 2018   Contact: Joseph Brown, 651.644.9200, raymondavegallery@me.com   The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2018 first quarter exhibition:...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 raymond avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55114
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Telephone: 651-644-9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown
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On view from April 21 – July 15 at the American Swedish Institute Sculptor Kim Simonsson of Fiskars, Finland, crafts innocent, yet beguiling, life-sized figures of children and animals in...

Cost: Included in museum admission: $10 adults; $7 seniors 62+; $5 students; free for

Where:
American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55407
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Sponsor: American Swedish Institute
Contact Name: Emily
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Hugging babies just feels good—especially when they’re baby animals! For the second year in a row, Twin Cities Festival, well known for boasting Minnesota’s largest corn maze each fall, is...

Cost: Tickets are $9 if purchased online at www.twincitiesspringbabies.com or $10 at t

Where:
Twin Cities Festival
8001 109th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN  55445
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Sponsor: Twin Cities Festival
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Max’s at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand will host a Spring Artisan Wedding Ring event April 6-21, with a limited-time 20 percent discount on select women’s and men’s wedding and engagement...

Cost: Free

Where:
Max's at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand
3826 Grand Way
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Max's
Telephone: 952-922-8364
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Experience a Sawdust Savvy workshop, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! Assemble (using power tools!), stain and paint your custom creation, and in just 3 hours it will be ready to go home with you!...

Cost: $59-$99

Where:
Sawdust Savvy
324 S Main St
Suite 7
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Sawdust Savvy
Telephone: 651-705-6614
Contact Name: Annie or Lindsay
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Celebrate Spring and celebrate the planet at the Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 21, 2018, 10am – 2pm at the Harriet Alexander Nature Center (HANC) in Roseville. We’ll also be marking...

Cost: Free

Where:
Harriet Alexander Nature Center
2520 Dale St. N
Roseville, MN  55113
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Sponsor: B Dale Club

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 Grab your derby hats and sport coats!   The 3rd Annual Hearts & Housing Gala promises to be a night of entertainment, food, derby fashion and generosity as you support your favorite charity! ...

Cost: 175.00

Where:
J.W. Marriot - Mall of America
2141 Lindau Lane
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Sponsor: Scherer Bros. Lumber Co.
Telephone: 651-697-7563
Contact Name: Shelly
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Two tour times: 11 a.m. - noon & 2 - 3 p.m. Get on the inside of the exhibition – and in the head of Finnish sculptor Kim Simonsson – during an intimate tour of his ASI installation, The...

Cost: $15 ASI members / $20 non-members

Where:
American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55407
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Sponsor: American Swedish Institute
Telephone: 612-871-4907
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  We are the Minnesota Brewery Running Series and we run for beer! Join us at Utepils Brewing on Saturday, April 21st @ 11AM for a 5k-ish course that starts and ends at this amazing Brewery...

Cost: $30

Where:
Utepils Brewing Co
225 Thomas Ave N
Minneapolis, MN  55405
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Sponsor: Minnesota Brewery Running Series
Contact Name: Megan Boyle
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STILL DANCE THE STARS a World Premiere by Jayme McGhan co- directed & choreographed by Andy Frye co-directed by Jason Peterson April 13th – May 13th, 2018 PERFORMANCE TIMES Wednesday - Saturday...

Cost: $23-$27

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo, MN  55369
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Telephone: 763-493-8733
Contact Name: Molly Weibel
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Join us for Burnsville Rotary's 43rd Annual Concert for Caring featuring Under The Streetlamp. Featuring former leading cast members of hit Broadway musicals including JERSEY BOYS, Under the...

Cost: $48, $38

Where:
Ames Center
12600 Nicollet Ave.
Burnsville, MN  55337
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Telephone: 952-895-4685
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Spruce up your spring style with classic clothing, home goods and records! Plus, we'll have tarot readings by White Sage Tarot, killer tunes by Soft Abuse Records and special cocktails all day...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Tattersall Distilling
1620 Central Ave NE
ste 150
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Tattersall Distilling
Telephone: 612-584-4152
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For Dani Roach, painting is more than the art of representation, it is the art of storytelling. As poetry employs rhythm, Roach uses color and form to punctuate her compositions. The artist...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-207-7810
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Quick and decisive strokes fill Susan Horn’s canvas. She writes, “As I am painting, I am looking for a resonance – a rhythm that physically hits you like a deep chord. This is the sensation I...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-207-7810
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The 2018 Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (MSPIFF) brings bold, exciting and moving works by emerging and veteran filmmakers to the Twin Cities April 12-28, 2018, presenting 250+...

Cost: $14 (discounts, passes, and packages available)

Where:
St. Anthony Main Theatre
115 SE Main St.
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Sponsor: Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul
Telephone: 612.331.7563
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Twisted Deaths by Shannon TL Kearns, Directed by Ashley Hovell Assistant Director: Sarah Catcher, Stage Manager: Allison Knauss, Lighting and Sound: Jake Otto Featuring: Anthony Neuman, Holly...

Cost: $5-50

Where:
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Join us at the Minnesota Children's Museum April 20, 21, 24, 28, & 29 with Guest Teaching Artist John Akre! Be sure to check our website for specific times so you don't miss out on this awesome...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West 7th Street
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Minnesota Children's Museum
Telephone: (651) 225-6000
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We invite you to connect with your spirit and amp up your wellness in 2018! Join the Newborn Foundation for an all-level yoga class followed by sips and snacks at YogaFit Studios benefiting the...

Cost: 30.00

Where:
YogaFit Studios
4507 France Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55410
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Sponsor: YogaFit Studios
Contact Name: Maclaren
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DESCRIPTION: Wine is waiting for you this spring. Time to enjoy the taste and friendly faces. Educate yourself while sipping and socialize the best way in a great venue with a cup in your hand,...

Cost: $16 – $80

Where:
Prime 6
609 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: BeSocialScene
Contact Name: Tamila Carlton
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The Society of Architectural Historians will host its 71st Annual International Conference in Saint Paul, Minnesota, April 18–22, 2018. Architectural and art historians, architects, museum...

Cost: $145-$495

Where:
Saint Paul RiverCentre
175 West Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Society of Architectural Historians
Telephone: 312.573.1365
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Please join us at the 7th Annual “Going To The Dogs!” Spring Celebration Fundraiser on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Tickets are $35 online and $45 at the door. Children...

Cost: $35.00 online; $45.00 at the door

Where:
Best Western Premier - Nicollet Events Center
14201 Nicollet Avenue
Burnsville, MN  55337
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Sponsor: Pawsitive Perspectives Assistance Dogs (PawPADs)
Telephone: 612-643-5671
Contact Name: Audrey Bergstrom
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Night Art Gallery offers over 300+ original artworks from 30+ concurrent artist exhibitions where visitors can view many styles such as; traditional, abstract, mixed media, photography, pop culture...

Cost: $8.00

Where:
Night Art Gallery
12732 Lake Blvd
Lindstrom, MN  55045
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Sponsor: Night Art Gallery
Telephone: 612-235-3646
Contact Name: Brad
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LIVE PRO WRESTLING FOR A GREAT CAUSE! LADDER MATCH! STEEL CAGE MATCH!  GrandSlam 2018 "An Event 25-Years in the Making"In April of 1993, GrandSlam '93 took place at the Minneapolis American...

Cost: $10.00-$20.00

Where:
Minneapolis American Indian Center
1530 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Sponsor: MAW/PW4C
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In Dissonance and Repair, painters Barbara Kreft and Kimberly Benson explore abstraction through similar channels, investigating ideas such as ideal beauty and cultural representations of nature....

Cost: Free

Where:
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Ave.
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6644
Contact Name: Nicole Watson, Director
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Marcy Arts Partnership (MAP) will host its 17th Annual Marcy Arts Gala at the Grain Belt Bottling House located at 71 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413 on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 6:00 p.m....

Cost: $40

Where:
Grain Belt Bottling House
71 13th Ave. NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Marcy Arts Partnership
Telephone: 612-384-6649
Contact Name: Susan Hawks
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Disney's Newsies, the exciting musical that took Broadway by storm, is coming to Chanhassen Dinner Theatres! Inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City,...

Cost: $50-89

Where:
Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
501 W. 78th St.
Chanhassen, MN
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High Brow and the Shades provide high energy dance music from the last five decades. High Brow and the Shades entertains everyone in your audience, young, old, and everyone in-between and engages...

Cost: Beverage and Food

Where:
American Legion Dan Patch Post 643
12375 Princton Ave
Savage, MN  55378
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Sponsor: American Legion
Telephone: (952) 894-6940
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Join us to learn how to make a Farmhouse Dining Room Table! This table can be adjusted to fit in any space, and can be made as table, counter or bar height. Learn more at...

Cost: 179.00

Where:
Sawdust Savvy
324 S Main St
Suite 7
Stillwater, MN  55082
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Sponsor: Sawdust Savvy
Telephone: 651-705-6614
Contact Name: Annie or Lindsay
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Presented by Collins Live Mpls, former New Power Generation band members Tommy Barbarella, Michael Bland and Sonny Thompson will gather for “Love 2 The 9s,” an intimate and special night...

Cost: $45

Where:
Crooners Lounge & Supper Club
6161 Highway 65 NE
Minneapolis, MN  55432
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Sponsor: Collins Live
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ALL ARE WELCOME! Revival Gatherings with Doug Stanton & Roy Fields continue in Maplewood, MN. What is Revival? Revival is restoring the joy of salvation and giving people the opportunity to fall in...

Cost: No Charge

Where:
Josiah Center
1600 Gervais Avenue
Suite 2
Maplewood, MN  55109
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Sponsor: Josiah Center
Telephone: 651-260-0217
Contact Name: Mary Wheelock
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Cost: 25.00

Where:
Skyway Theatre
711 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-333-6100
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Willy Wonka musical at The International School of Minnesota Join our Performing Arts Department in our April presentation of Willy Wonka! Opening night Friday, April 20th at 7 pm; Backstage...

Cost: $14 ticket/$10 student

Where:
The International School of Minnesota
6385 Beach Road
Eden Prairie, MN  55344
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Sponsor: The International School of Minnesota
Telephone: 952-918-1871
Contact Name: Colleen Everitt
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Combustible Company presents The Imaginary Invalid by Moliere The Imaginary Invalid Written by Moliere Adaptation by Oded Gross and Tracy Young With original music by Paul James Prendergast...

Cost: $15-28

Where:
Gremlin Theater
550 Vandalia St
St Paul, MN  55114
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Sponsor: Combustible Company
Contact Name: Erik Hoover
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“Scenes from The Odyssey” By Homer Adapted and originally directed by Mary Zimmerman Adapted from the translation of “The Odyssey” by Robert Fitzgerald Directed by Joel Sass...

Cost: $17 General Public, $12 U of M Faculty, $7 Students

Where:
Rarig Center
330 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Sponsor: University of Minnesota's Theatre Arts and Dance Department
Telephone: 612-625-6699
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MARCH 31 - APRIL 29, 2018 Tuesday – Saturday 7:30 p.m. Sunday 2 & 7:30 p.m. The Wolves is a portrait of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls, who just want to...

Cost: $25-$47

Where:
The Jungle Theater
2951 Lyndale S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Telephone: 612-822-7063

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Nunsense is a hilarious spoof about the misadventures of five nuns trying to manage a fundraiser. Sadly, the rest of the sisterhood died from botulism after eating a meal prepared by Sister Julia...

Cost: $8- $18 per person

Where:
Andria Theatre
618 Broadway Street
Alexandria, MN  56308
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Telephone: (320) 762-8300
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Market Garden Theatre kicks off 2018 with the Minnesota premiere of My Barking Dog by Eric Coble, a dynamic and thought-provoking piece on our role within nature and its role in us. Directed by...

Cost: $13-20 sliding scale

Where:
The Crane Theater
2303 Kennedy Street NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Market Garden Theatre
Contact Name: Lucas Skjaret
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The Jungle Theater puts on its game face with the Minnesota premiere of The Wolves, a portrait of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score...

Cost: $37-47

Where:
Jungle Theater
2951 Lyndale Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN
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It has been 75 years since Anne Frank was given a diary by her father. Revisit this poignant classic yourself and share it with the young people in your life. You’ll be inspired by the hope of a...

Cost: $27-60

Where:
Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-291-7005
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When men make a mess of things, who suffers the costs? And what happens when those in power dictate the fate of those who are oppressed? Though these questions ring eternal through the ages, they...

Cost: $10-$40

Where:
Urban Growler
325 Endicott St
St. Paul, MN  55114
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Sponsor: Mission Theatre Company
Contact Name: Kathryn Frengs
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With warm-hearted wit and infectious joy, Silent Sky tells the riveting true story of Henrietta Leavitt, a pioneering scientist in an age when women couldn’t even vote. Despite not being...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Commonweal Theatre Co
208 Parkway Ave N
Lanesboro, MN  55949
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Sponsor: Commonweal Theatre Co.
Telephone: 800-657-7025
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Swan Lake with live orchestra   Houston Ballet, one of America’s most highly-regarded ballet companies, has long been a Northrop audience favorite. They will return with Artistic...

Cost: http://www.northrop.umn.edu/events/houston-ballet-0

Where:
Northrop at the University of Minnesota
84 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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As in her Tony Award-winning Metamorphoses, Mary Zimmerman transforms Greek mythology – here the story of Jason and the Argonauts – into a mesmerizing piece of theater, performed by the senior...

Cost: 9

Where:
Guthrie Theater
818 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN  55454
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Telephone: 612-625-5380

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Originally formed to perform multi-instrumentalist Jeff Engholm's solo album, Summit Climb in the year 2000, Collective Unconscious has grown from those humble roots to become one of Minnesota's...

Cost: $30 in advance, $35 at the door

Where:
Chatfield Center for the Arts
405 Main St S
Chatfield, MN  55923
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Sponsor: Chatfiled Center for the Arts
Telephone: 507-884-7676
Contact Name: Jenni Petersen-Brant
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Join us for Burnsville Rotary's 43rd Annual Concert for Caring featuring Under The Streetlamp. Featuring former leading cast members of hit Broadway musicals including JERSEY BOYS, Under the...

Cost: $48, $38

Where:
Ames Center
12600 Nicollet Ave.
Burnsville, MN  55337
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Telephone: 952-895-4685
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International and national recording/performing artists Michael Monroe, Patty Peterson and Timothy Frantzich will present a tribute to the music of the iconic folk trio, Peter, Paul & Mary in a...

Cost: $43

Where:
Ames Center
12600 Nicollet Ave.
Burnsville, MN  55337
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Telephone: 952-895-4685
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Wendy grew up all over the US as a military brat which means- she learned to make friends fast because in two weeks, we're probably moving.This helped her develop her warm friendly style she uses...

Cost: $20

Where:
Royal Comedy Theatre
809 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Sponsor: Royal Comedy Theatre
Telephone: 612-666-0809
Contact Name: Mike Edlavitch
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Come enjoy a phenomenal show from Greg Grease and DJ Just Nine, members of Astralblak fka Astralblak, with Nazeem & Spencer Joles, Dua, Yon. AND Greg Grease has a double vinyl release today...

Cost: 2

Where:
Can Can Wonderland
755 Prior Avenue North
Saint Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Can Can Wonderland
Telephone: 651-925-2261
Contact Name: Can Can Wonderland
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Remember that dream you had where you were singing karaoke with Har Mar Superstar? Well it wasn't a dream, it was a premonition. Join us for the roll-out of Modist Brewing  & Har Mar Superstar's...

Cost: 2

Where:
Can Can Wonderland
755 Prior Avenue North
Saint Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Can Can Wonderland
Telephone: 651-925-2261
Contact Name: Can Can Wonderland
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We’re sixty and we know it! Brave New Workshop is thrilled to kick off our 60th Anniversary season with a best-of show, featuring some of our funniest and relevant material from the recent (and...

Cost: $20-$34

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Join Corduroy on his delightfully destructive chase through every section of the department store in search of his missing button. Will the night watchman find him and return him to his shelf...

Cost: $13-70

Where:
Children's Theatre Co.
2400 Third Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Frank Loesser's celebrated musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. Set in a...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55317
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Maureen Kvam
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Frank Loesser's celebrated musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. Set in a...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Maureen Kvam
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Minneapolis museums house two iconic works of photorealism—Chuck Close’s huge self-portrait at the Walker and another of a guy named Frank at Mia. Countless strokes of acrylic paint...

Cost: Free

Where:
Minneapolis Institute of Art
2400 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Frank Loesser's celebrated musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. Set in a...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
OLD LOG THEATRE
5185 Meadville Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Maureen Kvam
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