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You’ve heard it said, again and again: chefs are the new rock stars. And they’re rocking it right here. Forget what you’ve read about coastal cuisine. The Twin Cities has one of the country’s most vibrant original restaurant scenes, full of great food, fresh young talent, and a future so bright we ought to wear shades. Who’s in this Generation Next? Keep this issue handy for 20 years, because these are the chefs who will define the next taste of Minnesota.
 


Jamie Malone
Photo by Kelly Loverud

Jamie Malone, 29

Chef de Cuisine, Sea Change
806 S. Second St., Mpls., 612-225-6499
 

Born: St. Paul 
Raised: North St. Paul 

Education: Le Cordon Bleu, Minneapolis–St. Paul

Famous for: Deftly helming one of the country’s premier sustainable seafood restaurants

Surprising restaurant job: Working as a server during the first year of Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s former restaurant at the Chambers hotel. “They flew in corporate trainers. We had to know everything about the restaurant; every ingredient in every dish,” Malone says. “I realized how refined you could be without being overbearing. You learn so much at the table. As cooks, we may think something is great, but if it doesn’t translate to the guest, you’ve dropped the ball."

Top non-fish ingredient: “Jidori [chicken] eggs. They’ve got a super-bright-orange yolk, and a rich farmy flavor.”

On being a female chef in a notoriously male profession: “It’s been a non-issue. I grew up in a neighborhood that was all boys, and my first job was in a caddy shack. The one challenge is that it’s easier for people to call me a bitch than if I were a man. Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about [New York City restaurant magnate] Danny Meyer’s [dictum of] constant, gentle pressure. It works both ways: it keeps me calm and sends a clear message of expectations.”
 


Sameh Wadi
Photo by Kelly Loverud

Sameh Wadi, 28

Chef and owner, Saffron
123 N. Third St., Mpls., 612-746-5533
 

Born: Kuwait 
Raised: Kingdom of Jordan; Blaine

Education: Art Institutes International Minnesota

Famous for: Being the youngest contestant to compete on Iron Chef at the time (he lost to Morimoto, barely), and for his fresh, innovative approach to Middle Eastern cooking—his lamb-bacon BLT is a must-try.

How it all began: “Right after we fled Kuwait [because of the first Gulf War], we didn’t have much going on, but we still ate,” Wadi says. “Some meals were very traditional, but my mother would also make dishes like steak au poivre. Instead of going and playing soccer with my friends, I would sit and cook with my mom. I loved doing things with my hands, and my family was very supportive.”

Lucky break: “My job at Solera. The menu had flavors I recognized—preserved lemon, pimentón—and I got to work with chef Tim McKee, who’s a rock star and an absolutely down-to-earth guy. That’s when I started to develop as a chef. Jason Ross ran the kitchen, and it was impeccable, the most organized kitchen system I’d ever seen in my life. It changed me.”

Favorite dish on his current menu: “The green beans. That’s a dish I wouldn’t have had the guts to put on my menu five years ago. It’s just green beans, tomatoes, olive oil, and spice, cooked till they’re soft. There are no foams, nothing to hide under, no ridiculous reductions: just the beans and handmade pita bread.”
 


Mike DeCamp
Photo by Kelly Loverud

Mike DeCamp, 33

Chef de Cuisine, La Belle Vie
510 Groveland Ave., Mpls., 612-874-6440
 

Born: Minneapolis 
Raised: Wayzata

Education: First job was dishwashing at a Medicine Lake pizzeria when he was 13; started working for Tim McKee at D’Amico Cucina when he was 17, and has been cooking professionally ever since.

Famous for: Running the show at La Belle Vie, the region’s top fine-dining restaurant, and for his supremely delicate, routinely flawless cooking.

Where does Tim McKee, La Belle Vie’s chef and owner, end, and where does Mike DeCamp begin? “I’ve done all the menus here for the past few years, but I know what he likes and what he wants,” DeCamp says. “I am a little version of Tim. “Sometimes you want to be the guy, and sometimes you want to be the guy that guy counts on.”

On managing complications: “What’s hard about working here isn’t the ideas, it’s that every single thing you cook has to make someone’s night. That might take five pans, a couple squirt bottles, and more. If you’re organized and good, you’re fine. A lot of people realize they’re over their heads and bow out gracefully. We get almost no intern applications. They’re afraid.”

On VIPs: DeCamp has cooked for the king and queen of Norway, Rod Stewart, Nancy Pelosi, and countless local bigwigs. The most stressful? Vice-President Joe Biden. “We had to have background checks, they made us leave for the bomb-sniffing dogs, and when he came into the kitchen, all the knives had to go into a drawer.”
 


Mike Brown, James Winberg, and Bob Gerken
Photo by Kelly Loverud

Mike Brown, 26, James Winberg, 33, & Bob Gerken, 30

Chefs and co-owners, Travail
4154 W. Broadway Ave., Robbinsdale, 763-535-1131
 

Mike Brown

Born: San Diego
Raised: Savage

Education: Winona State and Le Cordon Bleu, Minneapolis–St. Paul

Career highlight: Travail was named by Bon Appetit magazine as the fourth-best new restaurant in the United States in 2011.

Career lowlight: Working the grill at Stampede Steakhouse in Camp Snoopy at the Mall of America. During one shift, Snoopy led a conga line of children into the kitchen. “Suddenly Snoopy’s giving me a back rub and the whole dining room is watching,” Brown recalls with chagrin. “I’m like, ‘Can I move these steaks, or will that burn all the small children?’”
 

James Winberg

Born and raised: Grand Rapids

Education: Bellingham Technical College’s Culinary Arts Program

Lucky break: “I was working at this old-school French restaurant in Tahoe, and I wanted out,” Winberg recalls. “I faxed my resumé to Bouchon. Every day. About 10 resumés later, they called me.”

On Bouchon:  Working there changed me. It was understood that nothing you did could ever approach being good enough. The standards were past human understanding.”
 

Bob Gerken

Born and raised: Springfield, Missouri

Education: Le Cordon Bleu, Scottsdale, Arizona

On working with so many chefs: “The biggest positive is that you have three different opinions,” Gerken says. “If you get stuck on a menu idea, you look over your shoulder and ask, ‘What should I do with this rabbit?’ They shout ideas at you, and you use them or you don’t.”

Day-off fave: The Blue Door Pub “The Frenchy." “It’s so salty, you need two beers to finish it, but it’s so good it’s worth it. I could see myself opening a bar some day with great food. That’s the way I like to eat—I don’t like all the hands-on service of fine-dining. It’s just not me.”
 

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January 2016

September 26, 2015 – March 13, 2016 The multimedia exhibition Faces of War will present a documentary narrative of Russia in WWI drawing on the rich collections of Russia’s...

Cost: $9: Adults, $7: Seniors 65+, $5 Students

Where:
The Museum of Russian Art
5500 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55419
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Let your Inner Dino Roar! The dinosaurs are BACK! See what the roaring reviews are all about as you maneuver through a swampy bog, buzz around a fiery volcano and get up close and personal with a...

Cost: $7.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum @ MOA
60 E Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Telephone: 651-225-6000
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Henderson Area Arts Presents The 4th Annual All Fine Arts and Craft Fair Saturday, February 13, 2016 10-3 Henderson Event Center 514 Main Street Henderson Mn 56044 50 Crafters, Several Fine...

Cost: Free for Craft Show/$10.00 for Bands

Where:
Henderson Event Center
514 Main Street
Henderson , MN  56044
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Sponsor: Henderson Area Arts
Telephone: 952-200-5684
Contact Name: Susan Byrne

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Please join us for a special open house weekend as we introduce our new assortment of beautifully designed, American-made furniture and accessories. From sofas and chairs to dining and storage...

Cost: Free

Where:
Room & Board Edina
7010 France Avenue South
Edina, MN
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Black and White refers to both the striking graphic qualities of the printed image and to the divisiveness at the heart of apartheid—the segregation of black and white. The remarkable story...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Sponsor: Weisman Art Museum
Telephone: 612-625-9494
Contact Name: Erin Lauderman
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Crisp lines and bold colors are a must in the depth of winter, and the Featured Artists in Northern Clay Center's Sales Gallery provide just that.  From Toomey’s geometric quilting, to...

Cost: free

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Telephone: (612) 339-8007
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Now in its 42nd year, the Winter Carnival Orchid Show has become the premier winter event for orchid lovers throughout the Midwest, attended by nearly 5,000 orchid enthusiasts. Perhaps in response...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
1225 Estabrook Dr
St. Paul, MN
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Sponsor: Orchid Society of Minnesota
Telephone: 612-223-4059
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Table tennis comes to Town Hall Brewery for the brewpub’s Ping-Pong Tournament, 11 a.m.–6 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 31. All skill levels are invited to play for a $20 entry fee that guarantees at...

Cost: $20 entry fee

Where:
Town Hall Brewery
1430 S Washington Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55454
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Telephone: (612) 339-8696
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Material Mythologies brings together works in textile, beading, metal, ceramic, and glass by five artists from around the country, all of whom are working at the edge of contemporary craft and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Minnesota Museum of American Art
141 e. 4th St.
Saint Paul, MN  55101
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Telephone: 651-797-2571
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Keep feet toasty this season. Donate new, unused socks for those in need. Totally Kids is now accepting donations of new, unused socks for men, women and children in need. Unused socks are the #...

Cost: Free

Where:
Totally Kids fun furniture & toys
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Saint Paul Civic Symphony, Jeffrey Stirling, music director with The Minnesota BoyChoir, Mark Johnson, artistic director Strauss, Jr. – "Die Fledermaus" Overture Mendelssohn – Dance of...

Cost: free

Where:
The Landmark Center
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Cost: None

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June 8th, 2015: The Bakken Trio The Bakken Trio announces the line-up for its concept-driven chamber music series to be held November 22, 2015, January 24, 2016 and April 3rd at MacPhail...

Cost: $15- 25

Where:
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501 S. 2nd Street
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New Abstract Paintings by Kirk Sklar Opens on December 19th

Cost: Free

Where:
Ambiente Gallerie
505 1st Ave. N.E.
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Cost: $15

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MacPhail Center for Music, Antonello Hall
501 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Telephone: 612-321-0100
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Dear World Guest directed by Sarah Rasmussen Music direction by Peter Vitale Featuring Christina Baldwin, Sheena Janson, JuCoby Johnson, Kris Nelson, Janet Paone, Thomasina Petrus, Shawn...

Cost: $5-$30

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Open Book
1011 Washington Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: Ten Thousand Things Theater
Telephone: 612-203-9502
Contact Name: Ten Thousand Things
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As a boy, Pip meets an escaped convict, a reclusive widow, and a feisty orphan, and the encounters will change his life in ways he can’t imagine. When he comes into unexpected riches, Pip...

Cost: $27-$40

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Park Square Theater
20 West 7th Place
St Paul, MN  55102
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Dear World Guest directed by Sarah Rasmussen Music direction by Peter Vitale Featuring Christina Baldwin, Sheena Janson, JuCoby Johnson, Kris Nelson, Janet Paone, Thomasina Petrus,...

Cost: $5-$30

Where:
Bedlam Lowertown
213 E 4th St
Minneapolis, MN  55101
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Telephone: 612-203-9502
Contact Name: Ten Thousand Things
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Cost: $4 (half price) admission for kids, $8 for adults

Where:
The Works Museum
9740 Grand Ave. S
Bloomington, MN  55420
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September 26, 2015 – March 13, 2016 The multimedia exhibition Faces of War will present a documentary narrative of Russia in WWI drawing on the rich collections of Russia’s...

Cost: $9: Adults, $7: Seniors 65+, $5 Students

Where:
The Museum of Russian Art
5500 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55419
View map »

More information

Let your Inner Dino Roar! The dinosaurs are BACK! See what the roaring reviews are all about as you maneuver through a swampy bog, buzz around a fiery volcano and get up close and personal with a...

Cost: $7.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum @ MOA
60 E Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
View map »


Telephone: 651-225-6000
Website »

More information

Black and White refers to both the striking graphic qualities of the printed image and to the divisiveness at the heart of apartheid—the segregation of black and white. The remarkable story...

Cost: Free

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


Sponsor: Weisman Art Museum
Telephone: 612-625-9494
Contact Name: Erin Lauderman
Website »

More information

Henderson Area Arts Presents The 4th Annual All Fine Arts and Craft Fair Saturday, February 13, 2016 10-3 Henderson Event Center 514 Main Street Henderson Mn 56044 50 Crafters, Several Fine...

Cost: Free for Craft Show/$10.00 for Bands

Where:
Henderson Event Center
514 Main Street
Henderson , MN  56044
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Sponsor: Henderson Area Arts
Telephone: 952-200-5684
Contact Name: Susan Byrne

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Opening Reception: Thursday, January 7, 6 - 8 pm Knitting, felting, screen printing, dyeing, mixed media — this show has it all!  More than 100 artists come together in this annual exhibition...

Cost: Free

Where:
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Telephone: 612-436-0464
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Honoring the women of Kolman & Pryor Gallery, "No Boys Allowed," will be held in conjunction with the Guerrilla Girls Twin Cities Takeover. "No Boys Allowed" showcases ceramics and paintings by...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kolman & Pryor Gallery
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Sponsor: Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Telephone: 612-385-4239
Contact Name: Anita Sue Kolman
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Website »

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As a boy, Pip meets an escaped convict, a reclusive widow, and a feisty orphan, and the encounters will change his life in ways he can’t imagine. When he comes into unexpected riches, Pip...

Cost: $27-$40

Where:
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View map »


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Contact Name: Connie Shaver
Website »

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The Hill House Chamber Players perform at the historic James J. Hill House. The series is cosponsored by The Schubert Club and the Minnesota Historical Society.  February 1 &...

Cost: $12-$22

Where:
James J. Hill House
240 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: The Schubert Club
Contact Name: Quinn Shadko
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We are looking forward seeing you at the Fashion Group International of Minneapolis-St. Paul (FGI-MSP) Night of Networking. This is a perfect night to mingle, talk and learn about the FGI...

Cost: Tickets are $10 for FGI-MSP members, $15 for nonmembers and $5 for students.

Where:
McCormick's pub and restaurant
331 Broadway Avenue South
Wayzata, MN  55391
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Sponsor: GlueBug LLC.
Telephone: 612.548.4583
Contact Name: Oscar Stuttgen
Website »

More information

September 26, 2015 – March 13, 2016 The multimedia exhibition Faces of War will present a documentary narrative of Russia in WWI drawing on the rich collections of Russia’s...

Cost: $9: Adults, $7: Seniors 65+, $5 Students

Where:
The Museum of Russian Art
5500 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55419
View map »

More information

Henderson Area Arts Presents The 4th Annual All Fine Arts and Craft Fair Saturday, February 13, 2016 10-3 Henderson Event Center 514 Main Street Henderson Mn 56044 50 Crafters, Several Fine...

Cost: Free for Craft Show/$10.00 for Bands

Where:
Henderson Event Center
514 Main Street
Henderson , MN  56044
View map »


Sponsor: Henderson Area Arts
Telephone: 952-200-5684
Contact Name: Susan Byrne

More information

Let your Inner Dino Roar! The dinosaurs are BACK! See what the roaring reviews are all about as you maneuver through a swampy bog, buzz around a fiery volcano and get up close and personal with a...

Cost: $7.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum @ MOA
60 E Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
View map »


Telephone: 651-225-6000
Website »

More information

Opening Reception: Thursday, January 7, 6 - 8 pm Knitting, felting, screen printing, dyeing, mixed media — this show has it all!  More than 100 artists come together in this annual exhibition...

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 612-436-0464
Website »

More information

Black and White refers to both the striking graphic qualities of the printed image and to the divisiveness at the heart of apartheid—the segregation of black and white. The remarkable story...

Cost: Free

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


Sponsor: Weisman Art Museum
Telephone: 612-625-9494
Contact Name: Erin Lauderman
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Invest a few life-changing hours in our Power Trading Workshop, where you’ll learn:   How to identify points where supply and demand are out of balance and price is about to move. The two...

Cost: free

Where:
Online Trading Academy Minneapolis
7900 International Drive Suite 170
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Cost: None

Where:
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687 Excelsior Blvd
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View map »


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Telephone: 952-470-8439
Contact Name: Bob Ziton
Website »

More information

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Cost: $15- 25

Where:
MacPhail Center for Music
501 S. 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
View map »


Sponsor: Bakken Trio
Telephone: 612 374 3175
Contact Name: Bakken Trio
Website »

More information

New Abstract Paintings by Kirk Sklar Opens on December 19th

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505 1st Ave. N.E.
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View map »


Sponsor: Kirk Sklar
Telephone: 651-323-7026
Contact Name: Kirk Sklar
Website »

More information

Minneapolis photographer, Christopher Atkins, opens Kolman & Pryor Gallery’s 2016 exhibition schedule with a collection of images that explore the relationship between light and dark,...

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View map »


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Telephone: 612-332-7481
Contact Name: Jessica Franken
Website »

More information

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Cost: $27-$40

Where:
Park Square Theater
20 West 7th Place
St Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Contact Name: Connie Shaver
Website »

More information

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Start your day creatively with a little paint and coffee!  With guided instruction, you'll create a 9 x 12 acrylic masterpiece! Have an original pieces of art ready hang the same day! All classes...

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Watch Me Draw Art Studio
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Sponsor: Watch Me Draw Art Studio
Telephone: 952-469-1234
Contact Name: Sherry Hauck
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September 26, 2015 – March 13, 2016 The multimedia exhibition Faces of War will present a documentary narrative of Russia in WWI drawing on the rich collections of Russia’s...

Cost: $9: Adults, $7: Seniors 65+, $5 Students

Where:
The Museum of Russian Art
5500 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55419
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Let your Inner Dino Roar! The dinosaurs are BACK! See what the roaring reviews are all about as you maneuver through a swampy bog, buzz around a fiery volcano and get up close and personal with a...

Cost: $7.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum @ MOA
60 E Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Telephone: 651-225-6000
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Black and White refers to both the striking graphic qualities of the printed image and to the divisiveness at the heart of apartheid—the segregation of black and white. The remarkable story...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Sponsor: Weisman Art Museum
Telephone: 612-625-9494
Contact Name: Erin Lauderman
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Henderson Area Arts Presents The 4th Annual All Fine Arts and Craft Fair Saturday, February 13, 2016 10-3 Henderson Event Center 514 Main Street Henderson Mn 56044 50 Crafters, Several Fine...

Cost: Free for Craft Show/$10.00 for Bands

Where:
Henderson Event Center
514 Main Street
Henderson , MN  56044
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Sponsor: Henderson Area Arts
Telephone: 952-200-5684
Contact Name: Susan Byrne

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Opening Reception: Thursday, January 7, 6 - 8 pm Knitting, felting, screen printing, dyeing, mixed media — this show has it all!  More than 100 artists come together in this annual exhibition...

Cost: Free

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

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Honoring the women of Kolman & Pryor Gallery, "No Boys Allowed," will be held in conjunction with the Guerrilla Girls Twin Cities Takeover. "No Boys Allowed" showcases ceramics and paintings by...

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
Website »

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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of an exhibition of plein air paintings by four Minnesota artists. Plein air painting – paintings made outdoors – became popular in the...

Cost: free

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

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Hinterlands, an exhibition of new paintings by Andrew Wykes, opens Saturday, January 23 at Groveland Gallery. A transplant from the United Kingdom, Wykes was born just outside of London and studied...

Cost: free

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

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June 8th, 2015: The Bakken Trio The Bakken Trio announces the line-up for its concept-driven chamber music series to be held November 22, 2015, January 24, 2016 and April 3rd at MacPhail...

Cost: $15- 25

Where:
MacPhail Center for Music
501 S. 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Sponsor: Bakken Trio
Telephone: 612 374 3175
Contact Name: Bakken Trio
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The Bayside Grille’s commitment to fresh, all natural and minimally processed ingredients. Our Poultry: All natural, antibiotic free, no sodium nitrate, no MSG, vegetable fed, free range, no...

Cost: None

Where:
Bayside Grille
687 Excelsior Blvd
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Sponsor: Bayside Grille
Telephone: 952-470-8439
Contact Name: Bob Ziton
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Minneapolis photographer, Christopher Atkins, opens Kolman & Pryor Gallery’s 2016 exhibition schedule with a collection of images that explore the relationship between light and dark,...

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
Website »

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New Abstract Paintings by Kirk Sklar Opens on December 19th

Cost: Free

Where:
Ambiente Gallerie
505 1st Ave. N.E.
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Kirk Sklar
Telephone: 651-323-7026
Contact Name: Kirk Sklar
Website »

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The Black Woods Blizzard Tour is a 3-day snowmobile ride and fundraiser for The ALS Association, MN/ND/SD Chapter.   The Tour's motto is to 'Never...

Cost: $200 deposit, with minimum $1,500 donations raised

Where:
Black Woods Grill & Bar
195 Highway 2
Proctor, MN  55810
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Sponsor: ALS Association MN/ND/SD Chapter
Telephone: 612-455-8322
Contact Name: Sandy Judge
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As a boy, Pip meets an escaped convict, a reclusive widow, and a feisty orphan, and the encounters will change his life in ways he can’t imagine. When he comes into unexpected riches, Pip...

Cost: $27-$40

Where:
Park Square Theater
20 West 7th Place
St Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Contact Name: Connie Shaver
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Welcome to the Hump Day Chronicles, hosted by Manny Duke brought to you by Galactic Pizza. Every Wednesday Open Mic starting on 10/21 Come listen to some of the Twin Cities hidden gems as...

Cost: Free

Where:
Galactic Pizza
2917 Lyndale Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: Galactic Pizza
Telephone: 708-704-7742
Contact Name: Manny
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The Jackson Leadership Lecture Series features key executives from the business community speaking about a range of leadership topics. It is a breakfast lecture series held the first Thursday of...

Cost: Free for students, $20 for others

Where:
Dunwoody College of Technology
818 Dunwoody Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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September 26, 2015 – March 13, 2016 The multimedia exhibition Faces of War will present a documentary narrative of Russia in WWI drawing on the rich collections of Russia’s...

Cost: $9: Adults, $7: Seniors 65+, $5 Students

Where:
The Museum of Russian Art
5500 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55419
View map »

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Henderson Area Arts Presents The 4th Annual All Fine Arts and Craft Fair Saturday, February 13, 2016 10-3 Henderson Event Center 514 Main Street Henderson Mn 56044 50 Crafters, Several Fine...

Cost: Free for Craft Show/$10.00 for Bands

Where:
Henderson Event Center
514 Main Street
Henderson , MN  56044
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Sponsor: Henderson Area Arts
Telephone: 952-200-5684
Contact Name: Susan Byrne

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Let your Inner Dino Roar! The dinosaurs are BACK! See what the roaring reviews are all about as you maneuver through a swampy bog, buzz around a fiery volcano and get up close and personal with a...

Cost: $7.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum @ MOA
60 E Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
View map »


Telephone: 651-225-6000
Website »

More information

Black and White refers to both the striking graphic qualities of the printed image and to the divisiveness at the heart of apartheid—the segregation of black and white. The remarkable story...

Cost: Free

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


Sponsor: Weisman Art Museum
Telephone: 612-625-9494
Contact Name: Erin Lauderman
Website »

More information

Opening Reception: Thursday, January 7, 6 - 8 pm Knitting, felting, screen printing, dyeing, mixed media — this show has it all!  More than 100 artists come together in this annual exhibition...

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 612-436-0464
Website »

More information

Material Mythologies brings together works in textile, beading, metal, ceramic, and glass by five artists from around the country, all of whom are working at the edge of contemporary craft and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Minnesota Museum of American Art
141 e. 4th St.
Saint Paul, MN  55101
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Telephone: 651-797-2571
Website »

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Hinterlands, an exhibition of new paintings by Andrew Wykes, opens Saturday, January 23 at Groveland Gallery. A transplant from the United Kingdom, Wykes was born just outside of London and studied...

Cost: free

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


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

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of an exhibition of plein air paintings by four Minnesota artists. Plein air painting – paintings made outdoors – became popular in the...

Cost: free

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


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

More information

Honoring the women of Kolman & Pryor Gallery, "No Boys Allowed," will be held in conjunction with the Guerrilla Girls Twin Cities Takeover. "No Boys Allowed" showcases ceramics and paintings by...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Studio 395, Northrup King Building
1500 Jackson Street NE
Minneapolis , MN  55413
View map »


Sponsor: Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Telephone: 612-385-4239
Contact Name: Anita Sue Kolman
Website »

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The Bayside Grille’s commitment to fresh, all natural and minimally processed ingredients. Our Poultry: All natural, antibiotic free, no sodium nitrate, no MSG, vegetable fed, free range, no...

Cost: None

Where:
Bayside Grille
687 Excelsior Blvd
Excelsior, MN  55331
View map »


Sponsor: Bayside Grille
Telephone: 952-470-8439
Contact Name: Bob Ziton
Website »

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June 8th, 2015: The Bakken Trio The Bakken Trio announces the line-up for its concept-driven chamber music series to be held November 22, 2015, January 24, 2016 and April 3rd at MacPhail...

Cost: $15- 25

Where:
MacPhail Center for Music
501 S. 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
View map »


Sponsor: Bakken Trio
Telephone: 612 374 3175
Contact Name: Bakken Trio
Website »

More information

The Black Woods Blizzard Tour is a 3-day snowmobile ride and fundraiser for The ALS Association, MN/ND/SD Chapter.   The Tour's motto is to 'Never...

Cost: $200 deposit, with minimum $1,500 donations raised

Where:
Black Woods Grill & Bar
195 Highway 2
Proctor, MN  55810
View map »


Sponsor: ALS Association MN/ND/SD Chapter
Telephone: 612-455-8322
Contact Name: Sandy Judge
Website »

More information

New Abstract Paintings by Kirk Sklar Opens on December 19th

Cost: Free

Where:
Ambiente Gallerie
505 1st Ave. N.E.
Minneapolis, MN  55413
View map »


Sponsor: Kirk Sklar
Telephone: 651-323-7026
Contact Name: Kirk Sklar
Website »

More information

Minneapolis photographer, Christopher Atkins, opens Kolman & Pryor Gallery’s 2016 exhibition schedule with a collection of images that explore the relationship between light and dark,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Studio 395, Northrup King Building
1500 Jackson Street NE
Minneapolis , MN  55413
View map »


Sponsor: Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Telephone: 612-385-4239
Contact Name: Anita Sue Kolman
Website »

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Social Science: The Science of Sex Explore the ins and outs of sex and attraction in the natural world through hands-on activities with a playful twist. Let's talk birds and bees; because nerdy is...

Cost: $12-$17

Where:
Science Museum of Minnesota
120 Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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St. Paul Preparatory School (SPP) is holding an admissions open house on Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. at their campus in downtown St. Paul. SPP is a private international college...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cray Plaza
380 Jackson Street
Suite 100
St. Paul, MN  55101
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Telephone: 651-288-4610
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Learn how your student can have a truly international education. St. Paul Preparatory School, a private college preparatory high school, is having their Fall Open House on Thursday, February 4th,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
St. Paul Preparatory School
380 Jackson Street
Suite 100
St. Paul, MN  55101
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Dear World Guest directed by Sarah Rasmussen Music direction by Peter Vitale Featuring Christina Baldwin, Sheena Janson, JuCoby Johnson, Kris Nelson, Janet Paone, Thomasina Petrus, Shawn...

Cost: $5-$30

Where:
Open Book
1011 Washington Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: Ten Thousand Things Theater
Telephone: 612-203-9502
Contact Name: Ten Thousand Things
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As a boy, Pip meets an escaped convict, a reclusive widow, and a feisty orphan, and the encounters will change his life in ways he can’t imagine. When he comes into unexpected riches, Pip...

Cost: $27-$40

Where:
Park Square Theater
20 West 7th Place
St Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Contact Name: Connie Shaver
Website »

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Don't miss the Twin Cities premiere of BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez, a new film celebrating the breadth and depth of the life of one of the most prodigious poets and activists of the past century. Sonia...

Cost: $7 in advance and for students and seniors; $9 at the door

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Ave South
Minneapolis , MN  55408
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Sponsor: Intermedia Arts
Telephone: 612.871.4444
Contact Name: Jessie Roelofs
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September 26, 2015 – March 13, 2016 The multimedia exhibition Faces of War will present a documentary narrative of Russia in WWI drawing on the rich collections of Russia’s...

Cost: $9: Adults, $7: Seniors 65+, $5 Students

Where:
The Museum of Russian Art
5500 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55419
View map »

More information

Henderson Area Arts Presents The 4th Annual All Fine Arts and Craft Fair Saturday, February 13, 2016 10-3 Henderson Event Center 514 Main Street Henderson Mn 56044 50 Crafters, Several Fine...

Cost: Free for Craft Show/$10.00 for Bands

Where:
Henderson Event Center
514 Main Street
Henderson , MN  56044
View map »


Sponsor: Henderson Area Arts
Telephone: 952-200-5684
Contact Name: Susan Byrne

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We will continue to celebrate our 25th anniversary this month with three beloved and long-time sales gallery artists. Jim Grittner is creating a body of work specifically for this show, while Eric...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Telephone: (612) 339-8007
Website »

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Opening Reception: Thursday, January 7, 6 - 8 pm Knitting, felting, screen printing, dyeing, mixed media — this show has it all!  More than 100 artists come together in this annual exhibition...

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 612-436-0464
Website »

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Stop by Max’s at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand February 5-6 during regular store hours to meet British jewelry artist Jo Hayes Ward who will visit the shop for a trunk showing of her...

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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Black and White refers to both the striking graphic qualities of the printed image and to the divisiveness at the heart of apartheid—the segregation of black and white. The remarkable story...

Cost: Free

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


Sponsor: Weisman Art Museum
Telephone: 612-625-9494
Contact Name: Erin Lauderman
Website »

More information

Let your Inner Dino Roar! The dinosaurs are BACK! See what the roaring reviews are all about as you maneuver through a swampy bog, buzz around a fiery volcano and get up close and personal with a...

Cost: $7.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum @ MOA
60 E Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
View map »


Telephone: 651-225-6000
Website »

More information

Material Mythologies brings together works in textile, beading, metal, ceramic, and glass by five artists from around the country, all of whom are working at the edge of contemporary craft and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Minnesota Museum of American Art
141 e. 4th St.
Saint Paul, MN  55101
View map »


Telephone: 651-797-2571
Website »

More information

Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of an exhibition of plein air paintings by four Minnesota artists. Plein air painting – paintings made outdoors – became popular in the...

Cost: free

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


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

More information

Honoring the women of Kolman & Pryor Gallery, "No Boys Allowed," will be held in conjunction with the Guerrilla Girls Twin Cities Takeover. "No Boys Allowed" showcases ceramics and paintings by...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Studio 395, Northrup King Building
1500 Jackson Street NE
Minneapolis , MN  55413
View map »


Sponsor: Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Telephone: 612-385-4239
Contact Name: Anita Sue Kolman
Website »

More information

Hinterlands, an exhibition of new paintings by Andrew Wykes, opens Saturday, January 23 at Groveland Gallery. A transplant from the United Kingdom, Wykes was born just outside of London and studied...

Cost: free

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


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

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Tickets are now available for City of Lakes Waldorf School's 24th Annual Circus, taking place on Friday, February 5 and Saturday, February 6 at the Woman's Club of Minneapolis Theatre. This...

Cost: $5-10

Where:
Woman's Club of Minneapolis Theater
407 West 15th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: City of Lakes Waldorf School
Contact Name: Kitty O'Brien
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June 8th, 2015: The Bakken Trio The Bakken Trio announces the line-up for its concept-driven chamber music series to be held November 22, 2015, January 24, 2016 and April 3rd at MacPhail...

Cost: $15- 25

Where:
MacPhail Center for Music
501 S. 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
View map »


Sponsor: Bakken Trio
Telephone: 612 374 3175
Contact Name: Bakken Trio
Website »

More information

The Bayside Grille’s commitment to fresh, all natural and minimally processed ingredients. Our Poultry: All natural, antibiotic free, no sodium nitrate, no MSG, vegetable fed, free range, no...

Cost: None

Where:
Bayside Grille
687 Excelsior Blvd
Excelsior, MN  55331
View map »


Sponsor: Bayside Grille
Telephone: 952-470-8439
Contact Name: Bob Ziton
Website »

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  WHAT:         Celebrate Chinese New Year at Midtown Global Market with a free, open to the public celebration featuring live music, a traditional lion dance by Ha Family Lion Dancers,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Midtown Global Market
920 E Lake St #G10
Minneapolis, MN  55407
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Sponsor: Midtown Global Market
Contact Name: Abby Brownell

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Minneapolis photographer, Christopher Atkins, opens Kolman & Pryor Gallery’s 2016 exhibition schedule with a collection of images that explore the relationship between light and dark,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Studio 395, Northrup King Building
1500 Jackson Street NE
Minneapolis , MN  55413
View map »


Sponsor: Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Telephone: 612-385-4239
Contact Name: Anita Sue Kolman
Website »

More information

The Black Woods Blizzard Tour is a 3-day snowmobile ride and fundraiser for The ALS Association, MN/ND/SD Chapter.   The Tour's motto is to 'Never...

Cost: $200 deposit, with minimum $1,500 donations raised

Where:
Black Woods Grill & Bar
195 Highway 2
Proctor, MN  55810
View map »


Sponsor: ALS Association MN/ND/SD Chapter
Telephone: 612-455-8322
Contact Name: Sandy Judge
Website »

More information

New Abstract Paintings by Kirk Sklar Opens on December 19th

Cost: Free

Where:
Ambiente Gallerie
505 1st Ave. N.E.
Minneapolis, MN  55413
View map »


Sponsor: Kirk Sklar
Telephone: 651-323-7026
Contact Name: Kirk Sklar
Website »

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This year the Artist Mercantile will have an art opening on Friday, February 5th from 6-9pm. It will feature works by multiple artists all with art based on the various themes of Love, luscious...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artist Mercantile
24 West 7th Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-222-0053
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Ladies Night Out Painting & Social Event! Treat yourself to an evening socializing while creating art with friends or making new ones. You're welcome to bring your own beverage or snack....

Cost: $30.00

Where:
Watch Me Draw Art Studio
20908 Holyoke Ave
Lakeville, MN  55044
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Sponsor: Watch Me Draw Art Studio
Telephone: 952-469-1234
Contact Name: Sherry Hauck
Website »

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Enjoy great wine and food during this special weekend at Grand View. The annual winter wine and culinary experience offers a variety of flavorful fun, education, and of course, more than...

Cost: $255+

Where:
Grand View Lodge
23521 Nokomis Ave.
Nisswa, MN  56468
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Telephone: 866-801-2951
Website »

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As a boy, Pip meets an escaped convict, a reclusive widow, and a feisty orphan, and the encounters will change his life in ways he can’t imagine. When he comes into unexpected riches, Pip...

Cost: $27-$40

Where:
Park Square Theater
20 West 7th Place
St Paul, MN  55102
View map »


Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Contact Name: Connie Shaver
Website »

More information

Dear World Guest directed by Sarah Rasmussen Music direction by Peter Vitale Featuring Christina Baldwin, Sheena Janson, JuCoby Johnson, Kris Nelson, Janet Paone, Thomasina Petrus, Shawn...

Cost: $5-$30

Where:
Open Book
1011 Washington Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55415
View map »


Sponsor: Ten Thousand Things Theater
Telephone: 612-203-9502
Contact Name: Ten Thousand Things
Website »

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The second-annual imPulse Happy Hour comes to Flat Earth Brewing (Feb. 5) and Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery (Feb 6) for two nights of great music and libations. This year's event, subtitled...

Cost: $20-$25

Where:
​Flat Earth Brewing Company
688 Minnehaha Ave E St
Saint Paul, MN  55106
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Sponsor: MPLS (imPulse)
Contact Name: Sam Grace

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Don't miss the Twin Cities premiere of BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez, a new film celebrating the breadth and depth of the life of one of the most prodigious poets and activists of the past century. Sonia...

Cost: $7 in advance and for students and seniors; $9 at the door

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


Sponsor: Intermedia Arts
Telephone: 612.871.4444
Contact Name: Jessie Roelofs
Website »

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Come see art brought to life! Twin Cities Ballet of Minnesota’s “Art in Motion” is a unique artistic performance featuring dances choreographed by the inspiration and influence of local...

Cost: $16

Where:
Lakeville Area Arts Center
20965 Holyoke Ave
Lakeville, MN  55044
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Sponsor: Twin Cities Ballet of Minnesota
Telephone: 952-452-3163
Contact Name: Rick Vogt
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CLYBOURNE PARK by Bruce Norris directed by Craig Johnson YELLOW TREE THEATRE 320 Fifth Avenue SE Osseo, MN 55369 Feb. 5 – March 6, 2016 This February, Craig Johnson directs Yellow Tree...

Cost: $18-$25

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo, MN  55369
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Telephone: 763-493-8733
Contact Name: Kara Wolf
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Taking hockey back to the pond with a 4-on-4 hockey tournament on Kangaroo Lake featuring 6 divisions – Open A (Pro, college, or junior level players), Open B (high school, organized, or...

Cost: $290 per team

Where:
Kangaroo Lake
Baileys Harbor, WI  54202


Sponsor: Door County Brewing Co.
Telephone: 920-915-9880
Contact Name: Myles Dannhausen Jr.
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This informative workshop gives instructors the tools to create inspiring vinyasa yoga classes that are founded on flow yet grounded in the safety of exercise science. The learning includes...

Cost: Early-bird: $399

Where:
YogaFit Studios Northeast Minneapolis
520 1st Ave. NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: YogaFit Studios and YogaFit Training Worldwide
Telephone: 612-444-2151
Contact Name: Megan Murphy
Website »

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WHAT:                       Big Climb MPLS EVENT:...

Cost: 25

Where:
Capella Tower
225 South Sixth Street
Minneapolis, MN  55402
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Sponsor: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Minnesota Chapter
Telephone: 612-259-4502
Contact Name: Michele Asmussen
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Join us for an exciting Medtronic TC Kids Marathon culminating event designed just for kids at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse!

Cost: N/A

Where:
University of Minnesota Fieldhouse
1800 University Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Sponsor: Twin Cities In Motion
Website »

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September 26, 2015 – March 13, 2016 The multimedia exhibition Faces of War will present a documentary narrative of Russia in WWI drawing on the rich collections of Russia’s...

Cost: $9: Adults, $7: Seniors 65+, $5 Students

Where:
The Museum of Russian Art
5500 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55419
View map »

More information

We EXPANDED this show to be our LARGEST EVER! Nutrition, Fitness, and Longevity - It's all here! Explore up to 200+ exhibitors offering everything for health, balance and success in all...

Cost: $6 or FREE with food shelf donation

Where:
Minneapolis Convention Center Ballroom
1301 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: MediaMAX Events
Telephone: 952-238-1700
Contact Name: Rick Martinek
Website »

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Let your Inner Dino Roar! The dinosaurs are BACK! See what the roaring reviews are all about as you maneuver through a swampy bog, buzz around a fiery volcano and get up close and personal with a...

Cost: $7.95

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum @ MOA
60 E Broadway
Bloomington, MN  55425
View map »


Telephone: 651-225-6000
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Henderson Area Arts Presents The 4th Annual All Fine Arts and Craft Fair Saturday, February 13, 2016 10-3 Henderson Event Center 514 Main Street Henderson Mn 56044 50 Crafters, Several Fine...

Cost: Free for Craft Show/$10.00 for Bands

Where:
Henderson Event Center
514 Main Street
Henderson , MN  56044
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Sponsor: Henderson Area Arts
Telephone: 952-200-5684
Contact Name: Susan Byrne

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Whistler Bottling, located in Forest Lake, is an old-fashioned soda company, bottling over 50 flavors of craft soda--in an 8 oz returnable glass bottle.   Join us on Saturday, February 6th and...

Cost: Free entry

Where:
Whistler Bottling
1520 9th av sw
forest lake, MN  55025
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Sponsor: Whistler Bottling
Telephone: 715-410-0083
Contact Name: Jesse Hopkins
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Black and White refers to both the striking graphic qualities of the printed image and to the divisiveness at the heart of apartheid—the segregation of black and white. The remarkable story...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Sponsor: Weisman Art Museum
Telephone: 612-625-9494
Contact Name: Erin Lauderman
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We will continue to celebrate our 25th anniversary this month with three beloved and long-time sales gallery artists. Jim Grittner is creating a body of work specifically for this show, while Eric...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Telephone: (612) 339-8007
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Stop by Max’s at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand February 5-6 during regular store hours to meet British jewelry artist Jo Hayes Ward who will visit the shop for a trunk showing of her...

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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Opening Reception: Thursday, January 7, 6 - 8 pm Knitting, felting, screen printing, dyeing, mixed media — this show has it all!  More than 100 artists come together in this annual exhibition...

Cost: Free

Where:
Textile Center
3000 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Telephone: 612-436-0464
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Material Mythologies brings together works in textile, beading, metal, ceramic, and glass by five artists from around the country, all of whom are working at the edge of contemporary craft and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Minnesota Museum of American Art
141 e. 4th St.
Saint Paul, MN  55101
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Telephone: 651-797-2571
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Hinterlands, an exhibition of new paintings by Andrew Wykes, opens Saturday, January 23 at Groveland Gallery. A transplant from the United Kingdom, Wykes was born just outside of London and studied...

Cost: free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
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Groveland Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of an exhibition of plein air paintings by four Minnesota artists. Plein air painting – paintings made outdoors – became popular in the...

Cost: free

Where:
Groveland Gallery
25 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-377-7800
Contact Name: Sally Johnson, Director
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Tickets are now available for City of Lakes Waldorf School's 24th Annual Circus, taking place on Friday, February 5 and Saturday, February 6 at the Woman's Club of Minneapolis Theatre. This...

Cost: $5-10

Where:
Woman's Club of Minneapolis Theater
407 West 15th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: City of Lakes Waldorf School
Contact Name: Kitty O'Brien
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Twin Cities Women's Choir presents Our Fair Ladies. A musical feast in courses celebrating female composers and chefs. We have an embarrassment of riches when it comes to musical and culinary...

Cost: Advance $20, Door $22

Where:
St Paul’s United Church of Christ
900 Summit Ave
Saint Paul, MN  55105
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Sponsor: Twin Cities Women's Choir
Telephone: 612-333-8292
Contact Name: Erica Mauter
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The biggest outdoor winter party in Minnesota is back for a 7th year. The Beer Dabbler, in partnership with The Saint Paul Winter Carnival will host The Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival...

Cost: $40 in advance, $50 at the door

Where:
MN State Fairgrounds
1265 Snelling Ave. N.
St. Paul, MN  55108
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Sponsor: The Beer Dabbler
Telephone: 651-260-4184
Contact Name: Kevin Stocks
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The biggest outdoor winter party in Minnesota is back for a 7th year. The Beer Dabbler, in partnership with The Saint Paul Winter Carnival will host The Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival on Saturday,...

Cost: $40-$99

Where:
The Midway at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds
1265 Snelling Ave
Saint Paul, MN  55108
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June 8th, 2015: The Bakken Trio The Bakken Trio announces the line-up for its concept-driven chamber music series to be held November 22, 2015, January 24, 2016 and April 3rd at MacPhail...

Cost: $15- 25

Where:
MacPhail Center for Music
501 S. 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Sponsor: Bakken Trio
Telephone: 612 374 3175
Contact Name: Bakken Trio
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Join us for NCC’s favorite winter gathering — make your own chili bowl, meet and greet our featured artists. Compete in our Chili Cook-off or vote for your favorite chili...

Cost: $5

Where:
Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Telephone: (612) 339-8007
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The Bayside Grille’s commitment to fresh, all natural and minimally processed ingredients. Our Poultry: All natural, antibiotic free, no sodium nitrate, no MSG, vegetable fed, free range, no...

Cost: None

Where:
Bayside Grille
687 Excelsior Blvd
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Sponsor: Bayside Grille
Telephone: 952-470-8439
Contact Name: Bob Ziton
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New Abstract Paintings by Kirk Sklar Opens on December 19th

Cost: Free

Where:
Ambiente Gallerie
505 1st Ave. N.E.
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Kirk Sklar
Telephone: 651-323-7026
Contact Name: Kirk Sklar
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The Black Woods Blizzard Tour is a 3-day snowmobile ride and fundraiser for The ALS Association, MN/ND/SD Chapter.   The Tour's motto is to 'Never...

Cost: $200 deposit, with minimum $1,500 donations raised

Where:
Black Woods Grill & Bar
195 Highway 2
Proctor, MN  55810
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Sponsor: ALS Association MN/ND/SD Chapter
Telephone: 612-455-8322
Contact Name: Sandy Judge
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BUY TICKETS / MORE INFORMATION:  fashionshow.design.umn.eduDiscovering one’s IDENTITY is a continuous evolution, an attempt to strike a balance between self-exploration and finding one’s...

Cost: $12-55

Where:
Ralph Rapson Hall
89 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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Join more than 500 community leaders, volunteers and friends of The Arc Greater Twin Cities for a cocktail reception, silent and live auction, dinner and music by Sonny Knight & the Lakers as...

Cost: $175/person

Where:
Minneapolis Marriott City Center
30 S. 7th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55114
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Sponsor: The Arc Greater Twin Cities
Telephone: 952-915-3634
Contact Name: Pam Carlson
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This year the Artist Mercantile will have an art opening on Friday, February 5th from 6-9pm. It will feature works by multiple artists all with art based on the various themes of Love, luscious...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artist Mercantile
24 West 7th Place
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-222-0053
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Robert Adanto's The F Word explores radical “fourth-wave” feminist performance through interviews with a new generation of feminist artists who use their bodies as subject matter. Because...

Cost: Free

Where:
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2501 Stevens Avenue
Auditorium 150
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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Sponsor: Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Telephone: 612-874-3793
Contact Name: Ann Benrud
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Minneapolis, MN. Saturday, February 6th at 7pm – Come celebrate the release of Today Means Amen, Sierra DeMulder's newest collection of poetry, published by Andrews McMeel, publisher of Calvin...

Cost: Free

Where:
Honey
205 E Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Telephone: 612-859-4734
Contact Name: Sierra DeMulder
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Enjoy great wine and food during this special weekend at Grand View. The annual winter wine and culinary experience offers a variety of flavorful fun, education, and of course, more than...

Cost: $255+

Where:
Grand View Lodge
23521 Nokomis Ave.
Nisswa, MN  56468
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Telephone: 866-801-2951
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The second-annual imPulse Happy Hour comes to Flat Earth Brewing (Feb. 5) and Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery (Feb. 6) for two nights of great music and libations. This year's event, subtitled...

Cost: $20-$25

Where:
Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery
1179 E Pearl St
Kasota, MN  56050
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Sponsor: MPLS (imPulse)
Contact Name: Sam Grace
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Dear World Guest directed by Sarah Rasmussen Music direction by Peter Vitale Featuring Christina Baldwin, Sheena Janson, JuCoby Johnson, Kris Nelson, Janet Paone, Thomasina Petrus, Shawn...

Cost: $5-$30

Where:
Open Book
1011 Washington Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: Ten Thousand Things Theater
Telephone: 612-203-9502
Contact Name: Ten Thousand Things
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As a boy, Pip meets an escaped convict, a reclusive widow, and a feisty orphan, and the encounters will change his life in ways he can’t imagine. When he comes into unexpected riches, Pip...

Cost: $27-$40

Where:
Park Square Theater
20 West 7th Place
St Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Park Square Theatre
Contact Name: Connie Shaver
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CLYBOURNE PARK by Bruce Norris directed by Craig Johnson YELLOW TREE THEATRE 320 Fifth Avenue SE Osseo, MN 55369 Feb. 5 – March 6, 2016 This February, Craig Johnson directs Yellow Tree...

Cost: $18-$25

Where:
Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE
Osseo, MN  55369
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Telephone: 763-493-8733
Contact Name: Kara Wolf
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Higdon blue cathedral Liszt Les Préludes Beethoven Symphony No. 3 (Eroica) This concert is dedicated to composers who truly changed music. We’ll feature the greatest musical revolutionary,...

Cost: $5.00 - $30.00

Where:
Lourdes High School
2800 19th Street NW
Rochester, MN  55901
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Sponsor: Rochester Symphony Orchestra & Chorale
Telephone: 507-286-8742
Contact Name: Sarah Phelan
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Don't miss the Twin Cities premiere of BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez, a new film celebrating the breadth and depth of the life of one of the most prodigious poets and activists of the past century. Sonia...

Cost: $7 in advance and for students and seniors; $9 at the door

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Ave South
Minneapolis , MN  55408
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Sponsor: Intermedia Arts
Telephone: 612.871.4444
Contact Name: Jessie Roelofs
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High Brow and The Shades salutes our veterans at the American Legion on Saturday night beginning at 7:30 pm in Savage.  Come on out and join us. 

Cost: N/A

Where:
American Legion
12375 Princeton Ave
Savage, MN  55378
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Sponsor: American Legion
Telephone: 952 894 6940
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Invest a few life-changing hours in our Power Trading Workshop, where you’ll learn:   How to identify points where supply and demand are out of balance and price is about to move. The two...

Cost: free

Where:
Online Trading Academy Minneapolis
7900 International Drive Suite 170
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Sponsor: Online Trading Academy Minneapolis
Telephone: (952) 814-4410
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