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Town vs. Train

How an eight-year-old fight over a set of train tracks has pitted past against future, farmer against doctor, and the mayo clinic against a railroad boss


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THIS IS A STORY about the first train tracks built west of the Mississippi River in Minnesota. After decades of quiet decline, the line that runs through Rochester has lately become the subject of wonderful dreams and terrible nightmares. Built 144 years ago to move grain out and settlers in, it is still operational, but in certain places its primary purpose has long since left the realm of function and entered that of charm. A person must actually hop over one of its spurs to descend to the basement of the Redwood Room, one of the few cool bars in downtown Rochester.

The groundwork for today’s billion-dollar dreams of coal-shipping fortunes was laid in early December 1862, when a line known then as the Winona & St. Peter and now as the Dakota Minnesota & Eastern (DM&E) traveled its first 11 miles from Winona to Stockton. The route into the small farming towns nestled in glacial-carved bluffs that dot the Mississippi River Valley had previously given stagecoach travelers “everlasting jolting and poundings, and aches and pains,” in the words of a newspaperman from that time.

By October 1864, the tracks had descended along the south fork of the Whitewater River into the Zumbro River Valley, where 10 years earlier a settlement of nine shanties perched alongside a 16-foot falls had taken the name of Rochester. Then, as now, the railroad was not universally welcome. Thomas Cummings, one of the town’s first two residents, had resisted the surveyor sent to grade a path for the train across his lands. The surveyor shot Cummings in the chest, then high-tailed it to Winona to avoid lynching.

The train’s arrival in Rochester had been preceded by that of a diminutive, 45-year-old tailor, newspaperman, and doctor named William W. Mayo. Along with his sons William and Charles—who learned anatomy by examining the skeleton of an executed Dakota warrior—William W. founded the Mayo Clinic, one of the earliest group practices in the history of medicine, and today, a $5 billion medical empire that is the largest private employer in the state of Minnesota. Mayo may have begun doing business in Rochester two years before the rails, but the two grew in stature together. Throughout the first half of the 20th century, the clinic relied heavily on trains to transport its A-list roster of patients from across the country.

Today, DM&E runs just a handful of relatively short trains through Rochester daily, occasionally depositing a load of coal at the doorstep of the public utility. Because the rails are so old, the trains travel slowly. Starting around 2010, however, assuming the completion of its proposed $6 billion, three-year upgrade, DM&E plans to send mile-long, mine-loaded coal cars barreling through the center of town. The company projects that 10 trains at most will pass through Rochester each day, but critics fear the traffic would substantially exceed that.  

While the expanded line might rattle the doghouses and backyard swing sets of the homes that abut its path (plus the windows of at least one posh senior high rise) and, according to some, create a heightened risk of chemical contamination, it also would carry the hopes of the dozens of emptying towns between Winona and Rapid City, South Dakota, that have embraced the rails as these towns have for the past 150 years. Rural residents take heart in federal estimates that an expanded line could add as much as 20 cents per bushel to farm revenues—should the railroad choose to divert cars from hauling coal—by delivering such grains as corn to market as well as to the 15 ethanol plants slated to open on its route. (“There’s no guarantee we will get X amount of cars,” concedes Kevin Paap, president of the Minnesota Farm Bureau, “but they [DM&E] understand the importance of agriculture.”)

The line also would answer the prayers of dozens of beleaguered rural power cooperatives, which currently suffer at the hands of a cozy shipping duopoly that delivers virtually each and every lump of coal to the region at take-it-or-leave-it prices, rates that arbitrarily jumped 93 percent in the last year alone. “Are you familiar with the term captive shipper?” asks Tim Thompson, president and CEO of Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services.

"WE HAVE AGREEMENTS AND support from 55 out of 56 communities,” says DM&E president and CEO Kevin Schieffer. “It is a pretty startling statistic.” You can’t hear a speech by Schieffer—a youthful and vigorous advocate of the largest upgrade of the railways in more than a century—without hearing the populist position that all but one of the affected towns have signed on to the deal, and that he has approached each one equally. This position may be geographically balanced, but the argument has its flaws. That 56th town, Rochester, with 95,000 residents, holds 40 percent of the population in the train’s trajectory. (Of the 55 towns that have come to terms with the railroad, 32 have fewer than 1,000 residents, 19 have fewer than 500, and one has precisely 6.)

We have agreements and support from 55 our of 56 communities. It is a pretty startling statistic."
-  DM&E CEO KEVIN SCHIEFFER


Schieffer’s unlikely journey as a rail baron began some 20 years ago in the Washington office of Senator Larry Pressler, a Republican from South Dakota. A legislative aide two years out of law school, he was asked to meet with a rail boss who wanted to shut down a hundred-year-old abandoned rail line that farmers and grain elevator operators had relied on for decades. Schieffer rounded up investors, overcame political opposition, and picked up DM&E in a fire sale.

Since then, he has expanded his rail network to 2,500 miles—in large part, by acquiring the Iowa Chicago & Eastern line that spills south of central Minnesota—and overcome an array of anti-competitive legal barriers that would not only have prevented the DM&E from making the connections it needed to do business, but also required it to pay for others it did not need.

NOT ONLY IS ROCHESTER BY FAR the greatest mass of humanity in the project’s path, it is an economic engine for the region and uniquely plentiful with sick people. “We receive people with very complex afflictions,” says Mayo CEO Glenn Forbes, MD. “Within a one-to-two-mile stretch of the railroad we have 2,000 to 3,000 hospital beds.” Roughly 150 of those beds, he adds, belong to patients completely dependent on ventilators and other machines that cannot simply be rolled down the street in the event of an evacuation.

The evacuation scenario arises from the potential to run high-speed “through trains” loaded with ethanol, phosphoric acid, flammable gas, liquefied petroleum gas, anhydrous ammonia, and other hazardous materials just blocks from one of the highest concentrations of critical- care patients in North America. It has put the clinic’s sober leadership in the uncomfortable role of advancing a veritable doomsday scenario—one that no one in state leadership with any influence, save for outgoing Senator Mark Dayton, seems to take seriously. (“The railroad will enter Rochester over my dead body,” he has said. Dayton believes a bypass around Rochester is the only real form of mitigation possible, telling the Star Tribune last summer, “I continue to be amazed that it’s even a matter of dispute.”)

“If there is a derailment of hazardous material adjacent to the clinic campus, we will be presented with a situation that is unprecedented in the history of medicine and health care,” says Forbes. “The whole world will be watching.”

Both Schieffer and the Surface Transportation Board (STB), the federal regulatory body that oversees train traffic, argue that the continuous rail line DM&E wants to lay across Rochester will actually improve safety. And in fact, on those lines where DM&E has installed new track, it has had only one derailment, and that was caused by a signaling error that would not be possible in the Rochester overhaul. Others note that toxic chemicals already move down the current track and the state highway that bisects Rochester (as well as on rails near large medical centers in other cities) every day. But the new line holds the potential for an ever-greater volume of train traffic through Rochester, on continuous-welded rail or “ribbon track,” which, because it doesn’t expand or contract like old-fashioned rail, can break in cold temperatures and “wiggle” in high temperatures. Speed introduces yet another element of risk.

“Even though it’s true they are already moving hazardous materials through town now, the safety issue comes along when you move the cars so fast,” says Democratic state representative Tina Liebling, whose district has 11 roadway intersections affected by the train and who is one of the few officeholders opposing the expansion. “If something would happen, it’s more likely the cars would break open. I have not heard that point answered from the other side.”

According to Mayo’s civil-defense scenarios, a one-inch hole in a car carrying chlorine or natural gas would create a “kill zone” that safety workers would refuse to enter—one that, with the right winds, could blanket its campus and downtown. “If you’re in that zone,” says Forbes, “you’re on your own. And that is a conservative scenario. The railroad plans to run high-speed trains through the area. If there’s a rupture, civil-disaster planners tell us the numbers and size of the hazardous material would be even larger. I would like to be wrong; then we could all go back to trying to cure cancer and heart disease. But everyone we contact comes to the same conclusion: that this is a very dangerous project.”

Further bolstering the Mayo position: DM&E has the worst safety record of any railroad in the United States. “It has seven to seven-and-a-half times the accidents per car of any railroad in the country,” Forbes notes. “The government loaned it $230 million to improve its safety record, and since then its safety record has worsened. It’s almost unfathomable that they are asking for more money now. If you were a hospital with the worst safety record in the country, everybody would be all over you—patients, insurance agencies, government regulators. Medicare would withhold your funds. Such a hospital would immediately be trying to get itself back to a safe operating mode or it would be closed. Here I am seeing a railroad with the worst safe safety record in the country applying for and potentially receiving money to expand its operations—it just doesn’t make sense.”

DM&E argues that abandoned track has adversely affected its safety record, which it says has improved as those lines have been replaced. Supporters of the upgrade question the clinic’s conclusions and, indeed, its character. “In my opinion, it’s selfish,” says Jeff Redalen, director of the Tri-County Electric Cooperative and a Rochester resident who runs a furniture store. “I have a lot of friends who work for Mayo and many of them question Mayo’s motives. Many see the benefits of the ethanol industry to area farmers and look at Mayo as being selfish. There’s more to southern Minnesota than Mayo.”

Schieffer accuses Mayo of having “too much money,” adding, “They are an easy target for any consultant to come in and sell a bill of goods.” He says Mayo leaders have told him that their concern in opposing the train is that they believe it could harm its ability to compete against Johns Hopkins Hospital for out-of-town visitors, a claim the clinic does not dispute, albeit alongside larger concerns about patient safety.

Not only is rochester by far the greatest mass of humanity in the project’s path, it is an economic engine for the region and uniquely plentiful with sick people.


“We are a destination medical center,” Forbes says. “People make a choice to leave their home, where they may be receiving very good care, to come to Rochester. They do that because of a host of different reasons, but we are totally dependent on people making that choice. If, for whatever reason, people decide ‘I’m not sure that’s a good choice, why don’t I go somewhere else for my care,’ we would have to massively change operations in Minnesota.”

Some locals resent the project because they believe it would ultimately change the character of their town. “You have a street out in front of your house,” says Liebling. “Does that mean they have the right to decide to run semis down it all day long?”

Photo by Michael Crouser

The train dispute has exposed roiling undercurrents of intra-Rochester resentments. Supporters are still stinging from the effort by Mayo during the late 1990s to run the train across their farms. Opponents see rural neighbors more concerned about getting a bump in their prices than about what happens to the city. As one downtown businessman who is against the train sees it, “They [train proponents] come to the Mayo Clinic when they are dying of cancer, but they don’t care what happens to the Mayo campus.”

DM&E HAS SOUGHT TO FORGE agreements with Rochester that would surpass STB mandates, with proposed guarded rail crossings, security fences, reduced whistle-blowing, disaster-preparation plans, and slower speeds (though this could tie up traffic in town even more as well as increase the amount of time hazardous materials are present). But Mayo and the city have refused to play ball, or at least in the public forums requested by Schieffer. For eight years, Rochester has told the train boss to find another way to the Mississippi, and for eight years the rail boss has said no.

Theoretically, since DM&E owns the tracks, it can do whatever it wants with them. But it needs cash. DM&E has applied to the Federal Rail Authority for a $2.3 billion loan; the remaining  funds would be borrowed from private sources. (DM&E, the Coalition argues, is only worth about $111 million—an estimate the privately held company disavows.) That is a whopper of a sum, even by government standards, made possible by the 2004 Federal Transportation Bill authored Republican Senator John Thune of South Dakota, who previously worked as a lobbyist for DM&E. After losing challenges in rulings by the STB and the Eigth Circuit Court of Appeals, Mayo has lately focused on oposing the loan. If approved, the public loan would be the largest ever granted to a private corporation. The Federal Rail Administration’s public comment period closed October 10; its final decision is expected soon.

If the train prevails, it may shake up more than just the rail bed. In something of a first, the politically averse Mayo leadership recently thanked Tim Walz, who is challenging Congressman Gil Gutknecht for the First District seat, for opposing the loan and arguing for better protection for Rochester. An invitation-only listening forum convened by Gutknecht and Senator Norm Coleman that included a Transportation undersecretary seems only to have exacerbated tensions. Coleman and Gutknecht continue to express concern for the safety for Rochester but have not opposed the expansion.

“I have a lot of respect for our legislators,” says Rochester City Council president Dennis Hanson, “but at this point I think they are not listening to their constituents. Senator Coleman and Congressman Gutknecht said they support Rochester, but go back in the archives and see what they’ve done on this issue the past eight years. Not much.”

“I never thought I’d see people mock the Mayo Clinic and their research,” Walz said after a testy public forum organized by GOTRAC, a coalition of farm and power organizations that support the project. “I believe the congressional representative has tried to play both sides of the fence on this issue. A lack of leadership has compounded the problem.”  

Working in conjunction with the City of Rochester, Olmsted County, and the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce under the banner of the Rochester Coalition, Mayo has hired public-relations professionals to promote its cause locally and in Washington, D.C., in part, through a “track the truth” campaign. In a conservative town where both the head of the chamber of commerce and a principal Mayo spokesperson have worked as press aides for Gutknecht, a tectonic shift of anti-GOP sentiment may be under way.

“I think it’s a huge Republican problem,” says Liebling, raising the elephant in the living room. “John Thune did it; he’s the DM&E lobbyist who turned senator with Republican money, and Coleman and Gutknecht have, for some reason, I’m not sure why, closed ranks around him. Even when it hurts their own area. The loan piece of it alone is outrageous.”

"RIGHT HERE IS THE RICHEST coal basin in the country,” says the seeker of that “outrageous” loan, who has produced a map and circled the northeastern corner of Wyoming known as the Powder River Basin. “Right here,” continues Schieffer, drawing a circle around Wisconsin and Michigan, “is the biggest demand for coal in the United States. And we are the straightest line from here to there. That’s why this works for us.”

The tracks that currently run out of the Powder River Basin converge in Chicago by way of Montana and Nebraska. By re-routing through southern Minnesota, Schieffer’s train cuts hundreds of miles off their routes—resulting, he promises, in a sharp reduction in shipping costs, which will then be passed on to coal plants and eventually homeowners.

The two lines that already pull coal out of the Powder River Basin do so on shared track, a maximum-capacity shipping scenario that allows the trains to charge more for the shipment of coal than the coal itself costs. Some say the current system is one derailment away from causing energy blackouts throughout the Midwest. Schieffer, who plans to carve a new route into the mines, sees his project as larger than Rochester, one that would fill a national need for train shipping. But while he has overcome every regulatory and legal barrier placed in his path until now, Schieffer may ultimately be stymied by the complicated future of coal—a fuel so inefficient that the trains themselves long ago exchanged it for diesel.

“Spending $6 billion to build a railroad to perpetuate the use of the most carbon-intensive fuel—at best a bridge fuel to clean energy—is an incredible misallocation of resources,” says Jeff Goodell, author of Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America’s Energy Future. “The minute you put a price on carbon emissions [as through the proposed global carbon-trading program], the price of coal will go up. It’s a fuel with a limited lifespan.”

So what is feeding the frenzy to ship a 19th-century fuel source across Minnesota? “This whole comeback of coal is predicated on political opportunity right now,” says Goodell, who points to the Bush administration’s open-door policy of energy exploration at all costs. “It’s a great business decision if you don’t consider the trashing of the climate and atmosphere. [They want to act] before the economic costs of carbon are universally acknowledged. Everyone knows that will happen, the question is when. All of these railroads are trying to get this going before that happens. They know that, politically, this is as good as it’s going to get.”

THE TRAINS MADE ROCHESTER and southern Minnesota a viable center for agriculture and medicine. But the trains have also disappointed people. The Winona & St. Peter was celebrated wildly when it first pulled into town in 1864. It was going to smooth the path for wagons traveling over the Stockton hills and give farmers a way to get their grain to market in Winona year-round.

The love affair lasted about six years, after which time the train was widely despised, according to historians. The railroad had spent all its money building the line, then had to sell it to a rival rail network, which started charging more to ship wheat east from Rochester than from Mankato, more to ship lumber west from Winona than from Chicago, and the same to ship wheat to Chicago as to Winona. How that same rail bed and its neighbors will fare in its new bid for life in the 21st century remains to be seen. MM

Paul Scott is a Rochester-based freelance writer.
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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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Intel Co-Founder Gordon Moore famously predicted that computing power would grow exponentially by doubling every two years (“Moore’s Law”).  The implications of such rapidly improving...

Cost: $25-200

Where:
Fueled Collective Downtown MPLS
400 South 4th Street
Suite 401
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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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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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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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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Honor your important and valued Administrative Professional at FireLake Grill House for lunch any day between Monday, April 23rd and Friday, April 27th and we will provide you with your choice of...

Cost: Complimentary dessert with the purchase of a lunch meal

Where:
FireLake Grill House
2100 Killebrew Drive
Bloomington, MN  55425
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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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Join us at the Minnesota Children's Museum with guest teaching Artist Gita Ghei! Be sure to check out our website for the specific dates and times of this event. May 23-28 and June 4-9...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
St Paul, MN  55102
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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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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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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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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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Workerby presents “Gray Matter Series: Sense of Place.” Part of an ongoing set of collaborations led by artist and milliner Anna Lee, this pop-up gallery and shopping experience launches the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Winsome Flagship + Studio
201 6th St. SE #2
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Sponsor: Fashion Week MN
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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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Slate Collective is artfully crafted clothing for the modern woman. It is a thoughtful collection of contemporary classics, punctuated by limited-edition artist session collaborations with...

Cost: $15-$50

Where:
Le Méridien Chambers Minneapolis
901 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55402
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Sponsor: Fashion Week MN
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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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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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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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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
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
View map »


Telephone: 612-822-7063

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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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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
View map »


Website »

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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
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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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 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 »

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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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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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IDI Distributors is hosting a 3-day fiberglass and spray foam insulation-training course at its Chanhassen, Minnesota location on April 24, 2018. The course is comprehensive and will cover a wide...

Cost: $150.00

Where:
IDI Distributors
8303 Audubon Road
Chanhassen, MN  55317
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Sponsor: IDI Distributors
Telephone: 952-279-6400
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Please join us for our Imagine If...Fundraising Breakfast Imagine if all parents had the knowledge and skills to nurture their children. In just one hour, YOU can help us support and empower...

Cost: Free

Where:
Lake Calhoun Event Center
3450 Irving Ave S
Minneapolis , MN  55408
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Sponsor: Minnesota Communities Caring for Children
Telephone: 651-523-0099
Contact Name: Isa Ruelas
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Toyota-Lift of Minnesota will host a forklift safety training course on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at its Minneapolis location off of 8501 Xylon Court North. Titled "Master Your Costs, Improve...

Cost: $425.00

Where:
Toyota-Lift of Minnesota
8601 Xylon Court North
Minneapolis, MN  55445
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Sponsor: Toyota-Lift of Minnesota
Telephone: (800) 523-0611
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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 »

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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
View map »


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

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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
Website »

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

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Honor your important and valued Administrative Professional at FireLake Grill House for lunch any day between Monday, April 23rd and Friday, April 27th and we will provide you with your choice of...

Cost: Complimentary dessert with the purchase of a lunch meal

Where:
FireLake Grill House
2100 Killebrew Drive
Bloomington, MN  55425
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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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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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Join us at the Minnesota Children's Museum with guest teaching Artist Gita Ghei! Be sure to check out our website for the specific dates and times of this event. May 23-28 and June 4-9...

Cost: Free with Admission

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

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

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School Showcase at The International School of Minnesota We believe that education can change the world.  Join us on April 24th from 12-1 pm for a admissions school tour!  Learn more about...

Cost: Free

Where:
The International School of Minnesota
6385 Beach Road
Eden Prairie, MN  55344
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Sponsor: ISM
Telephone: 952-918-1800
Contact Name: Joelle Charbel
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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
View map »


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

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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
View map »


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

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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
View map »


Website »

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Cost: 13.00

Where:
Studio B @ Skyway Theatre
711 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-333-6100
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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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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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From the fringes to the focus, this innovative collaborative runway show will be taking designers from the fringes of the queer community, including popular favorites and those in the...

Cost: $16-$40

Where:
Phoenix Theater
2605 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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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
View map »


Sponsor: Sawdust Savvy
Telephone: 651-705-6614
Contact Name: Annie or Lindsay
Website »

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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
View map »


Sponsor: The International School of Minnesota
Telephone: 952-918-1871
Contact Name: Colleen Everitt
Website »

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Back in the '90s, guitarist/composer John Scofield and Grammy-winning saxophonist/composer, Joe Lovano, were one of the most popular groups on the music scene.  But after their initial success,...

Cost: $45 non-members, $40 members

Where:
Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN  55343
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Telephone: 952-979-1111
Website »

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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
View map »


Sponsor: University of Minnesota's Theatre Arts and Dance Department
Telephone: 612-625-6699
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
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Acclaimed worldwide for his profound musicianship and technical mastery, British cellist, Steven Isserlis enjoys a distinguished career as a soloist, chamber musician, educator, author, and...

Cost: $24-$76

Where:
Ordway Concert Hall
345 Washington Street
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Schubert Club
Telephone: 651-292-3267
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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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The Autism Society of Minnesota invites you to participate in the 23rd Annual Minnesota Autism Conference. During this event, we will join our voices as a passionate community to inspire learning,...

Cost: $140

Where:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis - Park Plac
1500 Park Pl Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Autism Society of Minnesota
Telephone: 651-647-1083
Contact Name: Olivia James
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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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IDI Distributors is hosting a 3-day fiberglass and spray foam insulation-training course at its Chanhassen, Minnesota location on April 24, 2018. The course is comprehensive and will cover a wide...

Cost: $150.00

Where:
IDI Distributors
8303 Audubon Road
Chanhassen, MN  55317
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Sponsor: IDI Distributors
Telephone: 952-279-6400
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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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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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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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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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Acclaimed worldwide for his profound musicianship and technical mastery, British cellist, Steven Isserlis enjoys a distinguished career as a soloist, chamber musician, educator, author, and...

Cost: $24-$57

Where:
Ordway Concert Hall
345 Washington Street
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Schubert Club
Telephone: 651-292-3267
Website »

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Honor your important and valued Administrative Professional at FireLake Grill House for lunch any day between Monday, April 23rd and Friday, April 27th and we will provide you with your choice of...

Cost: Complimentary dessert with the purchase of a lunch meal

Where:
FireLake Grill House
2100 Killebrew Drive
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Mentoring is a key pillar of TeamWomenMN. Our Mentor Program serves as our mission in action – encouraging and supporting women to reach their full potential. This event is designed to educate...

Cost: $25 member/$45 non-member

Where:
Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley Road
Golden Valley, MN  55427
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Sponsor: TeamWomenMN
Telephone: 952-525-2236
Contact Name: Katy Burke
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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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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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Join us at the Minnesota Children's Museum with guest teaching Artist Gita Ghei! Be sure to check out our website for the specific dates and times of this event. May 23-28 and June 4-9...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
St Paul, MN  55102
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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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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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Join us in the lobby of Graduate Minneapolis to get ready for the races on May 5 or the royal wedding on May 19. We will have a variety of decorations on-hand, along with fascinator hat bases to...

Cost: $25.00

Where:
Graduate Minneapolis
615 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Sponsor: Graduate Minneapolis
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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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In anticipation of the summer festival season, Cake Plus-Size Resale will showcase fashion-forward, plus-size looks inspired by local music festivals. Live mannequins will highlight styles at this...

Cost: Free (ticketed preview shopping hour from 5-6pm)

Where:
Cake Plus-Size Resale
5155 Bloomington Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55417
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Sponsor: Fashion Week MN
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Attend LUNAFEST to enjoy nine inspiring short films by, for, and about women while supporting the Minnesota Peacebuilding Leadership Institute.

Cost: $15-25

Where:
Riverview Theater
3800 42nd Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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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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The Justice Page Middle School PTA invites the community to join us for a special screening of the documentary “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety” to open up a dialogue among local...

Cost: Free

Where:
Justice Page Middle School
1 W 49th St
Minneapolis, MN  55419
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Sponsor: Justice Page Middle School PTA
Telephone: 612-827-7300
Contact Name: Lisa Thiegs
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Fashion Group International-Minneapolis/St. Paul (FGI-MSP) presents “Accelerating Your Brand: Media, Styling & Exposure,” a panel of fashion industry professionals discussing strategies behind...

Cost: $35-$40

Where:
The Bachelor Farmer
50 N. 2nd Ave.
Second level
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Sponsor: Fashion Week MN
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Fashion Group International-Minneapolis/St. Paul (FGI-MSP) in collaboration with Fashion Week MN presents “Accelerating Your Brand: Media, Styling & Exposure,” featuring a social cocktail hour...

Cost: $35-$50

Where:
The Bachelor Farmer
50 2nd Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN  55401
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Sponsor: Fashion Group International-MSP
Telephone: 612-889-4971
Contact Name: Lee Ann Jorgenson
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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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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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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
View map »


Website »

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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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  55331
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Maureen Kvam
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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:                                 Business Matters Safety Matters: Easiest Catch WHO:                                   Hosted...

Cost: Admission is free but pre-registration is appreciated.

Where:
Bloomington Chamber
9633 Lyndale Ave S.
Suite 200
Bloomington, MN  55420
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Telephone: 612-370-9123
Contact Name: Anna Stinson

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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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IDI Distributors is hosting a 3-day fiberglass and spray foam insulation-training course at its Chanhassen, Minnesota location on April 24, 2018. The course is comprehensive and will cover a wide...

Cost: $150.00

Where:
IDI Distributors
8303 Audubon Road
Chanhassen, MN  55317
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Sponsor: IDI Distributors
Telephone: 952-279-6400
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The Autism Society of Minnesota invites you to participate in the 23rd Annual Minnesota Autism Conference. During this event, we will join our voices as a passionate community to inspire learning,...

Cost: $140

Where:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis - Park Plac
1500 Park Pl Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Autism Society of Minnesota
Telephone: 651-647-1083
Contact Name: Olivia James
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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
Website »

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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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Jewelry artist Janis Kerman will visit Max’s at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand for a Custom Design Event and Trunk Show April 26-28. She’ll meet with customers who wish to have her create...

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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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
View map »


Sponsor: American Swedish Institute
Contact Name: Emily
Website »

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Honor your important and valued Administrative Professional at FireLake Grill House for lunch any day between Monday, April 23rd and Friday, April 27th and we will provide you with your choice of...

Cost: Complimentary dessert with the purchase of a lunch meal

Where:
FireLake Grill House
2100 Killebrew Drive
Bloomington, MN  55425
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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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Today's consumers and business buyers are a very demanding lot. They can sit in the middle of an empty room, voice a question or request, and expect an answer instantly. They don’t even need a...

Cost: Board Member RCR Guest of WeMN Member $25 Non-member $45 WeMN Member $25

Where:
Officenters Lower Level Atrium
7900 International Dr
Bloomington, MN  55425
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Sponsor: Women Entrepreneurs of Minnesota
Contact Name: Jenn Pollard
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Join us at the Minnesota Children's Museum with guest teaching Artist Gita Ghei! Be sure to check out our website for the specific dates and times of this event. May 23-28 and June 4-9...

Cost: Free with Admission

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

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 612-207-7810
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

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
View map »


Telephone: 612-207-7810
Website »

More information

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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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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Enter the world of the sustainable fashion. Studio Progressive invites you to our atelier. Experience our process. Touch the raw materials. Connect with fashion in a way you’ve never done before....

Cost: $15

Where:
Northrup King Building
1450 Van Buren Ave. NE. #211
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Fashion Week MN
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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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Celebrate National Poetry Month with Milkweed Editions! Join us for an evening honoring poets and the vitality of the Twin Cities poetry community. 6:00 p.m.    Party 7:00 p.m.   ...

Cost:

Where:
Milkweed Editions
1011 Washington Avenue South
Open Book, Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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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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Celebrate National Poetry Month with Milkweed Editions! Join us for an evening honoring poets and the vitality of the local poetry community. 6:00 p.m. | Join poets and their many fans for...

Cost: $0-25

Where:
Milkweed Editions
1011 Washington Avenue South
Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: Milkweed Editions
Telephone: 612-332-3192
Contact Name: Allison Haberstroh
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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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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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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 Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in Minneapolis and surrounding areas throughout Minnesota. Join us for a...

Cost: 60

Where:
The Old Spaghetti Factory
233 Park Ave #100
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: The Murder Mystery Company in Minneapolis
Telephone: 888-643-2583
Contact Name: Skyler
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Penumbra Theatre Presents Harrison David Rivers’ THIS BITTER EARTH Protest, poetry, and the politics of love Directed by Talvin Wilks Neil is a handsome, wealthy white man who is a...

Cost: Adult $25; Senior 62+ with ID $20; Student with ID $15

Where:
Penumbra Theatre
270
North Kent St.
St. Paul, MN  55102
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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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Assimilated into music at an early age thanks to father and bassist Courtney Panton Sr, New York-based trio of brothers New Kingston have emerged as one of the most exciting and innovative bands...

Cost: $10

Where:
Cabooze
917 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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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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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  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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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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Cost: Admission is $30 and pre-registration is required.

Where:
Kieran's Irish Pub
85 N 6th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-370-9117
Contact Name: Shannon Lukes

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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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The Autism Society of Minnesota invites you to participate in the 23rd Annual Minnesota Autism Conference. During this event, we will join our voices as a passionate community to inspire learning,...

Cost: $140

Where:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis - Park Plac
1500 Park Pl Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Autism Society of Minnesota
Telephone: 651-647-1083
Contact Name: Olivia James
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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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Jewelry artist Janis Kerman will visit Max’s at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand for a Custom Design Event and Trunk Show April 26-28. She’ll meet with customers who wish to have her create...

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
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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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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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Comedienne and beloved Minnesota author Lorna Landvik headlines the Friends of Roseville Parks’ April 27th luncheon at the Town and Country Club, 300 Mississippi River Blvd., St. Paul. The social...

Cost: $35

Where:
Town and Country Club
300 Mississippi River Blvd.
St. Paul, MN  55104
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Sponsor: Friends of Roseville Parks
Contact Name: Sheila Stolpe
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Honor your important and valued Administrative Professional at FireLake Grill House for lunch any day between Monday, April 23rd and Friday, April 27th and we will provide you with your choice of...

Cost: Complimentary dessert with the purchase of a lunch meal

Where:
FireLake Grill House
2100 Killebrew Drive
Bloomington, MN  55425
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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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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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Join us at the Minnesota Children's Museum with guest teaching Artist Gita Ghei! Be sure to check out our website for the specific dates and times of this event. May 23-28 and June 4-9...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
St Paul, MN  55102
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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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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 the Minneapolis Art Lending Library at the North Commons Recreation Center on April 27th from 5pm-8pm to browse our collection of 100 original artworks. Once you find one that you love, we...

Cost: Free

Where:
North Commons Recreation Center
1801 James Ave. N
Minneapolis, MN  55411
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Sponsor: Minneapolis Art Lending Library
Contact Name: Amelia Foster
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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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FREE OPEN HOUSE DATE: April 27 - 29 April 30 - May 4th Bad Axe Throwing Minneapolis is finally here! Experience the thrill of urban axe throwing, for FREE!  ➡➡ Wanna book your own...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bad Axe Throwing Minneapolis
2505 Kennedy Street NE
Suite A
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Telephone: 888-435-0001
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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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Join us for a very casual 5k-ish fun run on Arbor Day, as part of the Brewing a Better Forest & Minneapolis Arbor Day event being held on Friday, April 27th 2017 - Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr...

Cost: $30

Where:
Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr Park South Minneapo
4055 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55409
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Sponsor: Minnesota Brewery Running Series
Contact Name: Megan Boyle

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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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Join us for a Sawdust Savvy DIY wood sign workshop at St. John's Lutheran in Goodhue! This event is open to the public! Choose from any of our planked signs, mini planked signs, and long signs,...

Cost: $59-$99

Where:
St John's Lutheran Church Wels & School
36620 County 4 Blvd,
Suite 7
Goodhue, MN  55027
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Sponsor: Sawdust Savvy
Telephone: 651-705-6614
Contact Name: Annie or Lindsay
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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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The Duluth Art Institute in collaboration with Prøve Gallery. The exhibition will feature works on paper highlighting the arts and culture of the Duluth/Superior Homegrown Music Festival for the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Prøve Gallery
21 N Lake Ave
Duluth, MN  55802
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Telephone: 218-733-7560

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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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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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“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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"Autobiography of Red" Adapted and Directed by Jeremy Wilhelm Presented in the Nolte Xperimental Theatre Performance dates: April 27, 2018 – May 6, 2018   Anne Carson’s highly praised...

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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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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Mixed Blood Theatre presents, ON OUR OWN TERMS: Voices at the Intersection of Transgender Experience and Mixed Blood Theatre, living at the crossroads of theater and the trans experience at Mixed...

Cost: boxoffice@mixedblood.com

Where:
Mixed Blood Theatre
1501 S 4th St
Minneapolis, MN  55454
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Telephone: 612-338-6131
Contact Name: Keri Clifton
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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
Website »

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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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Stephen Sondheim’s fairy tale musical masterpiece combines some of your favorite tales: Jack and the Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and others and explores what happens AFTER they...

Cost: Tickets: $25/$22 Adult | $22/$19 Senior/Student

Where:
Lakeshore Players Theatre
4820 Stewart Ave.
White Bear Lake, MN  55110
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Telephone: 651-429-5674
Contact Name: Lakeshore Players
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Penumbra Theatre Presents Harrison David Rivers’ THIS BITTER EARTH Protest, poetry, and the politics of love Directed by Talvin Wilks Neil is a handsome, wealthy white man who is a...

Cost: Adult $25; Senior 62+ with ID $20; Student with ID $15

Where:
Penumbra Theatre
270
North Kent St.
St. Paul, MN  55102
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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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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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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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As “the next best thing to seeing The Beatles!” (Associated Press), RAIN performs the full range of The Beatles' discography including the most complex and challenging songs that The Beatles...

Cost: $30, $40 & $50

Where:
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
2400 MYSTIC LAKE BOULEVARD
, PRIOR LAKE, MN  55372
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Mexican born Producer/DJ’s Americo Garcia and Jorge Medina have quickly risen as one of the most anticipated new duos in the electronic space with their unique low end, heavy genre-blending...

Cost: $20

Where:
Skyway Theatre
711 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Skyway Theatre
Telephone: 612-333-6100
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As “the next best thing to seeing The Beatles!” (Associated Press), RAIN performs the full range of The Beatles' discography including the most complex and challenging songs that The Beatles...

Cost: $30-55

Where:
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
2400 Mystic Lake Blvd
Prior Lake, MN  55372
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Stacey Prussman is a national touring headlining stand-up comic, a radio host, actress, and a public speaker. Stacey has appeared numerous times on The Howard Stern Radio Show. Stacey has been a...

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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Interact Center is going to be one of the hottest places to visit during the Saint Paul Art Crawl this year! Original works by 75+ artists in our studio will cover the walls of our spacious center....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts
1860 Minnehaha Ave W.
Saint Paul, MN  55104
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Telephone: 651-209-3575
Contact Name: Katherine
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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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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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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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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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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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RUTH BACHMAN TO KEYNOTE “RECLAIMING YOUR LIFE” CANCER SURVIVOR WORKSHOP IN MINNEAPOLIS MINNEAPOLIS, MN February 17,2018 – Trish Perry, a cancer survivor and Life Coach/Public Speaker and...

Cost: $199

Where:
Mayflower Church
106 East Diamond Lake Rd
Minneapolis, MN  54419
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Sponsor: Reclaiming Your LIfe
Telephone: 612-805-0997
Contact Name: Trish Perry
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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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The Autism Society of Minnesota invites you to participate in the 23rd Annual Minnesota Autism Conference. During this event, we will join our voices as a passionate community to inspire learning,...

Cost: $140

Where:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis - Park Plac
1500 Park Pl Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN  55416
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Sponsor: Autism Society of Minnesota
Telephone: 651-647-1083
Contact Name: Olivia James
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Instructor James DonFrancesco, Great North Labs Startup School Manager, Agile Coach, and Application Delivery Manager will be teaching attendees how to learn and begin applying concepts of Agile...

Cost: $25-200

Where:
Fueled Collective Downtown MPLS
400 S 4th st
Suite 401
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Minneapolis law firm Hellmuth & Johnson will host a Community Association Seminar on April 28th, 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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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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Jewelry artist Janis Kerman will visit Max’s at The Shops at Excelsior & Grand for a Custom Design Event and Trunk Show April 26-28. She’ll meet with customers who wish to have her create...

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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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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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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Ross Beauty Academy Beauty School main location is in Jacksonville, Fl. We offer Natural hair care & how to braid hair classes.  Braid License  options are available to students.  Classes are...

Cost: $40 +

Where:
Uni of Minnesota
, MN


Sponsor: RBA
Telephone: 415-304-6811
Contact Name: Mel
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The Duluth Art Institute hosts four Free Family Art Days each year at our Lincoln Park location. Everyone is invited to drop-in for make-and-take art projects. The April session will be themed...

Cost: Free

Where:
Duluth Art Institute - Lincoln Park
2229 W 2nd Street
506 W. Michigan St.
Duluth, MN  55806
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Telephone: 218-733-7560

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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 at the Minnesota Children's Museum with guest teaching Artist Gita Ghei! Be sure to check out our website for the specific dates and times of this event. May 23-28 and June 4-9...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street
St Paul, MN  55102
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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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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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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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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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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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Due to extraordinary healings, Bruno Groening made healings around the world in the 1950's. When he died in 1959, may believed that this phenomenon had ended. But on the contrary, people on all...

Cost: FREE, donations appreciated.

Where:
SpringHouse Ministry Center
610 W. 28th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: Bruno Groening Circle of Friends
Telephone: 218-349-1571
Contact Name: Sonja Anderson
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Head to Galleria for a soirée of international fashion experience by local, independent women-owned boutiques, including dugo, Roe Wolfe, and Big Island Swim & Surf. The afternoon features the...

Cost: $10

Where:
Galleria
3510 Galleria
Edina, MN  55435
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Sponsor: Fashion Week MN
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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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Stephen Sondheim’s fairy tale musical masterpiece combines some of your favorite tales: Jack and the Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and others and explores what happens AFTER they...

Cost: Tickets: $25/$22 Adult | $22/$19 Senior/Student

Where:
Lakeshore Players Theatre
4820 Stewart Ave.
White Bear Lake, MN  55110
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Telephone: 651-429-5674
Contact Name: Lakeshore Players
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Join us for an artist talk with Chris Larson & Jordan Rosenow Saturday, April 28th, 3:00PM - 5:00PM. This event is FREE and open to the public. Jordan Rosenow has worked as Chris Larson’s studio...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rochester Art Center
40 Civic Center Drive SE
Rochester, MN  55904
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Telephone: 150-728-28629
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This is the perfect pre-mothers day event for the nature lover, the mama lover, and the jewerly lover! Come to make a necklace for yourself or for your mom! Susan Storck from Sudify will be guiding...

Cost: 100

Where:
Lilia Flower Boutique
18172 Minnetonka Blvd.
Wayzata, MN  55391
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Sponsor: Lilia Flower Boutique
Telephone: 952-473-0366
Contact Name: Liz or Susan
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Quota International of Minneapolis is pleased to announce Quota Royale, our 15th annual fundraiser. This is our biggest event of the year! Quota is raising funds in support of local charities,...

Cost: 75.00

Where:
Wayzata Country Club
200 Wayzata Blvd
Wayzata, MN, MN  55391
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Sponsor: Quota International of Minneapolis
Telephone: 651-262-4667
Contact Name: Kelly Jones Hicks
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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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Join us for an evening as we celebrate 65 years of advancing the quality of life for people with disabilities.   Schedule 5:30 p.m. Social Hour Hors d'oeuvres Silent Auction   7:00 p.m....

Cost: $125

Where:
Opportunity Partners
5500 Opportunity Court
Minnetonka, MN  55413
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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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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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Emerging designers and stylists take the runway for “Innovations,” a project runway style fashion show and ethical fashion pop-up market place. This sustainable fashion show features a series...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Vandalia Tower
550 Vandalia St.
St. Paul, MN  55114
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Sponsor: Fashion Week MN
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FREE OPEN HOUSE DATE: April 27 - 29 April 30 - May 4th Bad Axe Throwing Minneapolis is finally here! Experience the thrill of urban axe throwing, for FREE!  ➡➡ Wanna book your own...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bad Axe Throwing Minneapolis
2505 Kennedy Street NE
Suite A
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Telephone: 888-435-0001
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Contact Information Jenny Eldredge Bellis Jenny@mybellis.org (952) 944-0866     Women’s brunch discusses themes common to all while supporting healing specific to birth mothers  ...

Cost: 0

Where:
, MN

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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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Breanna’s Star is a fundraising event supporting Breanna’s Gift, an organization bringing the joy of visual arts, dance, music and theater classes and workshops to seriously ill children at...

Cost: $55 until April 20; then $70

Where:
Plymouth Creek Center
14800 34th Avenue N.
Plymouth , MN  55447
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Sponsor: Breanna's Gift
Contact Name: Jennifer Edwards
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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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"Autobiography of Red" Adapted and Directed by Jeremy Wilhelm Presented in the Nolte Xperimental Theatre Performance dates: April 27, 2018 – May 6, 2018   Anne Carson’s highly praised...

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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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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Joe Crookston [is a] songwriter, guitarist, painter, fiddler, slide player, eco-village member and believer in all things possible. Named 2016 Folk Alliance International Artist-in- Residence and...

Cost: $20 in advance or 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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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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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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Penumbra Theatre Presents Harrison David Rivers’ THIS BITTER EARTH Protest, poetry, and the politics of love Directed by Talvin Wilks Neil is a handsome, wealthy white man who is a...

Cost: Adult $25; Senior 62+ with ID $20; Student with ID $15

Where:
Penumbra Theatre
270
North Kent St.
St. Paul, MN  55102
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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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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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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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“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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Mexican born Producer/DJ’s Americo Garcia and Jorge Medina have quickly risen as one of the most anticipated new duos in the electronic space with their unique low end, heavy genre-blending...

Cost: $20

Where:
Skyway Theatre
711 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Skyway Theatre
Telephone: 612-333-6100
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Stacey Prussman is a national touring headlining stand-up comic, a radio host, actress, and a public speaker. Stacey has appeared numerous times on The Howard Stern Radio Show. Stacey has been a...

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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Gather 'round everyone, and mind your step as you disembark from your dirigible and enter a world of spooky steam-powered fantasy! Geek Slink returns with their steam-powered Dark Carnival. Marvel...

Cost: $12-$15

Where:
Bryant Lake Bowl Theater
810 W. Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Join us for a workshop at Sawdust Savvy, Minnesota's Original DIY Studio! In just 3 hours, create a DIY blanket ladder you'll love. Visit our website at www.sawdustsavvy.com to view pictures of the...

Cost: $89.00

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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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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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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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  55331
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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  55317
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Telephone: 952-474-5951
Contact Name: Maureen Kvam
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Interact Center is going to be one of the hottest places to visit during the Saint Paul Art Crawl this year! Original works by 75+ artists in our studio will cover the walls of our spacious center....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts
1860 Minnehaha Ave W.
Saint Paul, MN  55104
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Telephone: 651-209-3575
Contact Name: Katherine
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