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Making a Scene

Peter Rothstein isn’t a self-promoter. But with gigs at the Guthrie and the Children’s Theatre—and his company, Theater Latté Da, starting its 10th season—the director suddenly finds himself in the spotlight.



EVERYONE’S WONDERING if Peter Rothstein will fire the leading lady. Never mind that canning her just days before opening could jeopardize the entire production. Never mind that she’s appeared on Seinfeld and has a Tony nomination to her credit. She’s dropping lines. Worse, she’s calling for lines. Even the actress herself senses she’s on thin ice: “She really thinks I’m going to fire her,” Rothstein says, emerging from her dressing room after a preview performance. He rolls his eyes.

This is the kind of drama no director likes. But Rothstein isn’t going to fire her. Not because he’s trying to be a nice guy (though, by all accounts, he is: “Peter is probably the kindest man I know,” says one Twin Cities actress). And not because he can’t do without her (an understudy is ready and waiting). No, he handpicked her for the part and he believes she’ll dazzle audiences if she can just stop fretting and learn her lines. “Besides,” he says with a sigh, “she’s perfect for the part.”

If ever Rothstein had reason to trust his instincts, it’s now. After years of engineering productions that played in small venues or in other cities, the soft-spoken 41-year-old is finally getting his due: The Guthrie’s Joe Dowling hired Rothstein to direct its summer staging of Noel Coward’s Private Lives, and earlier this year Peter Brosius, artistic director of the Children’s Theatre Company, tapped him to mastermind a production of Disney’s High School Musical—a show so popular that it was remounted again this past summer. In December, the vocal ensemble Cantus will premiere a work Rothstein created to commemorate the wartime truce of Christmas 1914, and this month Theater Latté Da, the musical-theater company he helped found in 1997, marks the start of its 10th season with a production of Puccini’s La bohème.

“He’s directed opera, musicals, and straight plays,” Dowling says. “He’s taught, he’s written—this is a man for all seasons.”

PERFORMANCE HAS ALWAYS been a part of Rothstein’s life. The youngest of 11 children born into a middle-class family from Grand Rapids, he distinguished himself early on as an artistic wunderkind. When his piano teacher suggested he perform some pieces for family and friends at the local Catholic church, the high-school senior pulled out all the stops: He hung paintings he’d created in the lobby, published poetry he’d written in the program, put together a compilation of songs he’d sung, and silk-screened T-shirts for other participants. There was a costume change at intermission. “It was a little less than humble,” Rothstein recalls. “It was me as Thomas Jefferson.”

Hubris aside, it was a sign of things to come. Today, as a director, Rothstein draws on many of the same talents he displayed in that recital. He’s a visual artist, sketching set designs with a pencil or blocking actors in a manner that creates symmetry or imbalance on stage. He’s a musician, minding off-key or missed notes and rifling through old song books to find the perfect incidental music. He’s a poet, attuned to the meaning and power of words. During one rehearsal for Private Lives, actor Stephen Pelinski recalls, he and Rothstein had a heated discussion over how to weight the words in the phrase “cotton-wool Englishmen,” an insult that’s both obscure and almost instantly forgotten as the play races on. “We fought over those words for what seemed like 15 minutes,” Pelinski remembers. (In the end, he conceded the director’s interpretation was right.)

Such discussions rarely reach tempest level, however—in part because Rothstein brings a sense of empathy to the table. “Being an actor is incredibly difficult,” he says, adding that he usually got secondary roles as a student at St. John’s University in Collegeville, losing out to the school’s star thespian—who’s now on Broadway. “I was a good actor, but not a great actor. So I know how difficult it is to put yourself out there.”

Rothstein often uses his wit—as wry as Coward’s—to diffuse emotions in the rehearsal room. If that doesn’t cut the tension, Rothstein changes the subject. “I’ve seen him be tense, but I’ve not seen him blow up,” says actress Sally Wingert, who last year worked with Rothstein on a one-woman show about Peggy Guggenheim. “If things are spiraling or burning, he backs way back or moves on to something else. I think he’s very diplomatic.”

The director chalks it up to growing up in a family of 13. “When you coexist with that many people in a house,” Rothstein says, “you’re more sensitive to what’s going on with everybody at the dinner table.”

AMONG ACTORS and techies, Rothstein is famous—perhaps notorious—for his attention to detail. Polly Carl of the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis recalls working with Rothstein on a play that was in development: “He was obsessed with the stage directions,” Carl says, laughing. “If we had to have one more conversation about the stage directions….” Pelinski says he was surprised at the advance preparation the director had done for the first rehearsal of Private Lives: “Given that directors are often directing one thing as they’re preparing for something else, he came with a lot of research. He had all his ducks in a row. He knew every aspect of the production. He came to every rehearsal very prepared—and highly caffeinated.”

Tod Petersen, who collaborated with Rothstein on Theater Latté Da’s holiday hit, A Christmas Carole Petersen, marvels at the director’s capacity to remember lines. “Usually in rehearsal, if you forget a line, you call out to the stage manager to read from the script. But if Peter is out there in the dark, he’ll give you the line. He’s got it memorized. It’s a little crazy. He’s a little OCD.”

Rothstein readily admits to an obsession with theatrical minutia—particularly period details. He loves fixing a play in its proper context, immersing himself in music associated with World War I or researching events that may have influenced the writing of Gypsy. He often leafs through The Timetables of History for inspiration, and he confesses he owns “an obscene number” of art books. Research is his creative fuel, Petersen says: “He doesn’t watch TV. He doesn’t know who Lindsay Lohan is. He spends no time in pop culture. He’s always researching.”

The director’s commitment to research is perhaps best illustrated by his decision to produce La bohème at the Loring Playhouse in 2005. Rothstein wanted to move Puccini’s popular opera, set in the 1830s, forward a century, to Paris during the German occupation. Nazi soldiers would patrol the streets; citizens wearing yellow stars would hide in the shadows. He decided he needed a new translation. “There’s a million translations of La bohème,” he says. “But I knew that in making a translation there’s huge flexibility. I wanted to create a translation that was specific to our production.” So he obtained a grant that allowed him to study Italian in Umbria for three months. He also visited Puccini’s birthplace and residence—imbibing the culture and studying the scenery that may have influenced the composer.

One weekend, Rothstein visited a remote village where the composer had spent several summers. An old man led him through the small stone cottage that Puccini had rented, pointing out an old baptismal gown on display as well as an old Victrola sent by Thomas Edison. During the tour, Rothstein noticed an odd piece of artwork: A well-used painters’ palette, shellacked with photos of La bohème’s original cast, hung on one of the walls—a present given to Puccini on opening night. “It resonated with me,” Rothstein says. “I took a bunch of pictures of it.” The muted colors on the palette eventually became the muted colors of the set and costumes in Theater Latté Da’s production of the opera.

IN LATTÉ DA, Rothstein has a creative lab where he can experiment with dangerous substances, quirky ideas, and combustible tunes. Over the past decade, the company has produced a number of sold-out runs (La bohème, The Death of Bessie Smith), but it has also delivered a handful of critically acclaimed productions that failed to attract crowds (recent stagings of the 1955 opera Susannah and the contemporary musical Floyd Collins come to mind). Rothstein says packing the house every night isn’t his chief motivation. “These are works that deserve to be heard,” he argues—and if other companies won’t stage them, his will. That’s the luxury of running your own company—however small. Besides, he says, Latté Da’s biggest winners have often been new, untested productions: a comical Fringe Festival entry featuring kinetic comedian Jim Lichtscheidl ultimately played to almost 3,000 people; and a piece based on Petersen’s recollections of holidays spent with his family in Mankato will begin its eighth run in December. “Our most successful pieces have not been Gypsy or well-known shows. They’ve been Knock! and Christmas Carole Petersen,” Rothstein says. “Our biggest risks have actually been our biggest financial successes.”

But running a small theater—dealing with finances and staff, and taking hammer in hand when the carpenter doesn’t show up—can take a toll on a director. Rothstein admits that, beyond the personal satisfaction it has given him, keeping a company afloat hasn’t necessarily boosted his professional profile. “This is a moment that should have come sooner, given Peter’s talent,” says Polly Carl. “He’s deserved to be at this level for a while. But he’s the last guy to tell you how good he is.”

Joel Hoekstra is managing editor of Minnesota Monthly.

Theater Latte Da’s La bohème runs October 25 to November 18 at the Southern Theater in Minneapolis. Visit www.latteda.org.

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Fashion Group International of Minneapolis-St. Paul presents “RTW Fall 2015 - Taking Fashion Trends from Runway to Retail,” its annual Fall Trends event. The evening includes a showing...

Cost: $30 FGI members; $40 nonmembers

Where:
KOKOON
2508 24th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Sponsor: Fashion Group International of Minneapolis-St. Paul
Telephone: 651-235-5854
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Join us for an evening filled with food, wine, and painting! Wine and Canvas brings art class to some of the best restaurants in the Twin Cities Metro area! We also have a centrally located...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: Wine & Canvas
Telephone: 612-597-1885
Contact Name: Erik Swenson
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Learn the story of White Bear's oldest municipal building through this illustrated program highlighting how the structure has evolved to meet the needs of its changing community and what the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ramsey County Library-White Bear Lake
2150 - 2nd Street
White Bear Lake, MN  55110
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Sponsor: White Bear Lake Area Historical Society
Telephone: 651-407-5327
Contact Name: Sara Hanson
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By day, George is a brilliant linguist, devoted to recording the disappearing languages of disappearing cultures. By night, he can’t find the words to stop his wife from leaving him. His...

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

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

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Sandbox Theatre brings rich, visual storytelling to an all new ensemble-created exploration of Karel Čapek’s 1936 sociopolitical sci-fi tale of corruption, selfishness and absurdism. Told...

Cost: Tickets $25 | Discounts: $2 off for Students / Seniors 65+

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

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War is an ever-present part of human society, but how we deal with it varies based on the smallest details. Even the victors do not come out unscathed. Mission Theatre Company sheds light on...

Cost: $10-20

Where:
Minneapolis Theatre Garage
711 W Franklin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55405
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Sponsor: Mission Theatre Company
Telephone: 612-234-7168
Contact Name: Andrea Tonsfeldt
Website »

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The Way of Cheng-Khee Chee: Paintings 1974-2014 is a new exhibition at the Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth, MN. The solo exhibition features 40 water color paintings created over the past 40...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tweed Museum of Art
University of Minnesota Duluth Campus
1201 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN  55812
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Sponsor: Tweed Museum of Art
Telephone: 218-726-7823
Contact Name: Christine Strom
Website »

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN  55455
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This visual history of the Cathedral of St. Paul includes very early black-and-white photographs and descriptions of key events leading up to the completion of the Cathedral’s construction....

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Ave
St Paul, MN  55102
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Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

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

Cost: $9.95

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

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

Cost: Free

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

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

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

Where:
Everywhere - Twin Cities Metro
, MN


Telephone: 612-597-1885
Website »

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Cathedral of Saint Paul
Telephone: 651-228-1766
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Leaders of the New Millennium (LNM) for Latinas, brings together Latina women to build on their leadership competencies and enhance their leadership voice in their workplace, community, and...

Cost: $2,295

Where:
Saint Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55105
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Sponsor: Leadership Insitute
Telephone: 651-690-6819
Contact Name: Collin Gulling
Website »

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

Cost: Varies

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

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

Cost: Free

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

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

Cost: Sliding Scale; $3 per person suggested

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2015 second quarter exhibition: Juxtaposition Paintings and Pots Bruce Nygren & Matthew Krousey Friday, May 15 – Friday,...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue
ST. PAUL, MN  55114
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Telephone: 651.644.9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown

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

Cost: $7.50

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

Cost: Free

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

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

Cost: Free

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

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

Cost: Free

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

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

Cost: $35.00

Where:
, MN


Sponsor: Wine & Canvas
Telephone: 612-597-1885
Contact Name: Erik Swenson
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Get a taste of the Twin Cities while sipping through a flight of wine with Minnesota Monthly Editor in Chief Rachel Hutton along with a guest panel of wine experts.

Cost: $20

Where:
LIME Apartments
2904 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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Sponsor: Minnesota Monthly
Telephone: 612-371-5813
Contact Name: Jen Hernandez
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Attend the Changing World of Retirement Planning™ Seminar The rules for a retiring generation of baby boomers have changed. Learn how those changes affect you as you prepare to live a...

Cost: $49

Where:
Bethany Global University
6820 Auto Club Road
Bloomington, MN  55438
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Sponsor: Hanson Wealth Management
Telephone: 612-246-3008
Contact Name: Brian Hanson
Website »

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By day, George is a brilliant linguist, devoted to recording the disappearing languages of disappearing cultures. By night, he can’t find the words to stop his wife from leaving him. His...

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

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

More information

Sandbox Theatre brings rich, visual storytelling to an all new ensemble-created exploration of Karel Čapek’s 1936 sociopolitical sci-fi tale of corruption, selfishness and absurdism. Told...

Cost: Tickets $25 | Discounts: $2 off for Students / Seniors 65+

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


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

More information

War is an ever-present part of human society, but how we deal with it varies based on the smallest details. Even the victors do not come out unscathed. Mission Theatre Company sheds light on...

Cost: $10-20

Where:
Minneapolis Theatre Garage
711 W Franklin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55405
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Sponsor: Mission Theatre Company
Telephone: 612-234-7168
Contact Name: Andrea Tonsfeldt
Website »

More information

The Way of Cheng-Khee Chee: Paintings 1974-2014 is a new exhibition at the Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth, MN. The solo exhibition features 40 water color paintings created over the past 40...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tweed Museum of Art
University of Minnesota Duluth Campus
1201 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN  55812
View map »


Sponsor: Tweed Museum of Art
Telephone: 218-726-7823
Contact Name: Christine Strom
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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

More information

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

Cost: $9.95

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


Telephone: 651-225-6000
Website »

More information

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

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

Where:
Everywhere - Twin Cities Metro
, MN


Telephone: 612-597-1885
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $2,295

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


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

More information

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

Cost: Varies

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


Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


Website »

More information

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

Cost: Sliding Scale; $3 per person suggested

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

More information

The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2015 second quarter exhibition: Juxtaposition Paintings and Pots Bruce Nygren & Matthew Krousey Friday, May 15 – Friday,...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue
ST. PAUL, MN  55114
View map »


Telephone: 651.644.9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $7.50

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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

Celebrate five years of UROC's University-community partnerships with an open house featuring tours, displays, demonstrations, live music and food. Join University of Minnesota Regent Richard...

Cost: Free

Where:
University of Minnesota
Urban Research & Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC)
2001 Plymouth Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN  55411
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Sponsor: University of Minnesota
Telephone: 612-626-8762
Contact Name: Nina Shepherd
Website »

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PLYMOUTH, Minn. (April 22, 2015) – Trillium Woods, a resort-style continuing care retirement community (CCRC) scheduled to open this summer, is welcoming the public to enjoy cocktails and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Trillium Woods Information Center
3300 Fernbrook Lane N.
Suite 225
Plymouth, MN  55447
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Sponsor: Trillium Woods
Telephone: 763-250-9469
Website »

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

Cost: $35.00

Where:
, MN


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

More information

Attend the Changing World of Retirement Planning™ Seminar The rules for a retiring generation of baby boomers have changed. Learn how those changes affect you as you prepare to live a...

Cost: $49

Where:
Bethany Global University
6820 Auto Club Road
Bloomington, MN  55438
View map »


Sponsor: Hanson Wealth Management
Telephone: 612-246-3008
Contact Name: Brian Hanson
Website »

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Birchbark Books and Milkweed Editions are delighted to bring together two of North America's foremost indigenous writers to share and discuss their work. Richard Wagamese (Ojibway) brings his...

Cost: Free

Where:
Lake of the Isles Lutheran Church
2020 W Lake Of The Isles Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN  55405
View map »


Sponsor: Birchbark Books and Milkweed Editions
Telephone: 612-215-2556
Contact Name: Casey O'Neil
Website »

More information

Sandbox Theatre brings rich, visual storytelling to an all new ensemble-created exploration of Karel Čapek’s 1936 sociopolitical sci-fi tale of corruption, selfishness and absurdism. Told...

Cost: Tickets $25 | Discounts: $2 off for Students / Seniors 65+

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


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

More information

Civic Live: Americana Showcase  May 20 at 7:30 p.m. The Americana Showcase celebrates the rich musical heritage of the American Midwest by connecting artists with music lovers of all...

Cost: $17.50 in advance, $22 at the door

Where:
Rochester Civic Theatre
20 Civic Center Dr SE
Rochester, MN  55904
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Telephone: 507-282-8481
Website »

More information

By day, George is a brilliant linguist, devoted to recording the disappearing languages of disappearing cultures. By night, he can’t find the words to stop his wife from leaving him. His...

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

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


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

More information

War is an ever-present part of human society, but how we deal with it varies based on the smallest details. Even the victors do not come out unscathed. Mission Theatre Company sheds light on...

Cost: $10-20

Where:
Minneapolis Theatre Garage
711 W Franklin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55405
View map »


Sponsor: Mission Theatre Company
Telephone: 612-234-7168
Contact Name: Andrea Tonsfeldt
Website »

More information

Civic Live: Americana Showcase May 20 at 7:30 p.m. The Americana Showcase celebrates the rich musical heritage of the American Midwest by connecting artists with music lovers of all ages....

Cost: $17.50 in advance, $22 at the door

Where:
Rochester Civic Theatre
20 Civic Center Dr SE
Rochester, MN  55904
View map »


Telephone: 507-282-8481
Website »

More information

Radio Drive - LIVE at the Minnesota Music Cafe Wednesday May 20th, 2015 - 8pm $3 Advance / $5 at the Door Radio Drive is an Alternative Pop Rock band whose latest single "A Taste of...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Minnesota Music Cafe
499 Payne Avenue
St Paul, MN  55130
View map »


Sponsor: Minnesota Music Cafe
Contact Name: Luke
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

More information

The Way of Cheng-Khee Chee: Paintings 1974-2014 is a new exhibition at the Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth, MN. The solo exhibition features 40 water color paintings created over the past 40...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tweed Museum of Art
University of Minnesota Duluth Campus
1201 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN  55812
View map »


Sponsor: Tweed Museum of Art
Telephone: 218-726-7823
Contact Name: Christine Strom
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $9.95

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


Telephone: 651-225-6000
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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

More information

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

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

Where:
Everywhere - Twin Cities Metro
, MN


Telephone: 612-597-1885
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $24-$35

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


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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $2,295

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


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

More information

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

Cost: Varies

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


Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


Website »

More information

The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2015 second quarter exhibition: Juxtaposition Paintings and Pots Bruce Nygren & Matthew Krousey Friday, May 15 – Friday,...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue
ST. PAUL, MN  55114
View map »


Telephone: 651.644.9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown

More information

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

Cost: Sliding Scale; $3 per person suggested

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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $7.50

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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

Aging well: What you need to know before and during menopause Learn what you can do to be your healthiest during this time of change. Bring your questions and take away health and nutrition...

Cost: This event is free, but reserve your seat by calling (952) 925-4321

Where:
CRAVE, Galleria, Edina
3520 West 70th Street
Edina, MN  55435
View map »


Sponsor: Galleria, Allina Health and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine
Telephone: 952-925-4321
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Aging But Dangerous.com® at Minnesota Twisters for their May SWARM. Women ages 50 and over: learn how balance can SAVE YOUR LIFE with the art of falling! With a coach learn how to safely jump...

Where:
, MN


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

Cost: $35.00

Where:
, MN


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

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Attend the Changing World of Retirement Planning™ Seminar The rules for a retiring generation of baby boomers have changed. Learn how those changes affect you as you prepare to live a...

Cost: $49

Where:
Bethany Global University
6820 Auto Club Road
Bloomington, MN  55438
View map »


Sponsor: Hanson Wealth Management
Telephone: 612-246-3008
Contact Name: Brian Hanson
Website »

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Sandbox Theatre brings rich, visual storytelling to an all new ensemble-created exploration of Karel Čapek’s 1936 sociopolitical sci-fi tale of corruption, selfishness and absurdism. Told...

Cost: Tickets $25 | Discounts: $2 off for Students / Seniors 65+

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

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A timeless examination of a soul in crisis ... seeking connection ... seeking answers ... seeking peace. Shakespeare's classic ghost story told with an all-female cast.

Cost: $20

Where:
JSB Tek Box at the Cowles Center
528 Hennepin Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Sponsor: Theatre Unbound
Telephone: 612-721-1186
Contact Name: Stacey Poirier
Website »

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By day, George is a brilliant linguist, devoted to recording the disappearing languages of disappearing cultures. By night, he can’t find the words to stop his wife from leaving him. His...

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

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

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War is an ever-present part of human society, but how we deal with it varies based on the smallest details. Even the victors do not come out unscathed. Mission Theatre Company sheds light on...

Cost: $10-20

Where:
Minneapolis Theatre Garage
711 W Franklin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55405
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Sponsor: Mission Theatre Company
Telephone: 612-234-7168
Contact Name: Andrea Tonsfeldt
Website »

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

Cost: $24-$35

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


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

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

Cost: $2295

Where:
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55105
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Telephone: 651-690-6819
Contact Name: Leadership Institute
Website »

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

Cost: Free

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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

More information

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

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

Where:
Everywhere - Twin Cities Metro
, MN


Telephone: 612-597-1885
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $9.95

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


Telephone: 651-225-6000
Website »

More information

The Way of Cheng-Khee Chee: Paintings 1974-2014 is a new exhibition at the Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth, MN. The solo exhibition features 40 water color paintings created over the past 40...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tweed Museum of Art
University of Minnesota Duluth Campus
1201 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN  55812
View map »


Sponsor: Tweed Museum of Art
Telephone: 218-726-7823
Contact Name: Christine Strom
Website »

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Cathedral of Saint Paul
239 Selby Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Cathedral of Saint Paul
Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

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

Cost: $2,295

Where:
Saint Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
Saint Paul, MN  55105
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Sponsor: Leadership Insitute
Telephone: 651-690-6819
Contact Name: Collin Gulling
Website »

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

Cost: Varies

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


Website »

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

Cost: Free

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


Website »

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

Cost: Sliding Scale; $3 per person suggested

Where:
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2015 second quarter exhibition: Juxtaposition Paintings and Pots Bruce Nygren & Matthew Krousey Friday, May 15 – Friday,...

Cost: free

Where:
Raymond Avenue Gallery
761 Raymond Avenue
ST. PAUL, MN  55114
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Telephone: 651.644.9200
Contact Name: Joseph Brown

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

Cost: Free

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

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

Cost: $7.50

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $35.00

Where:
, MN


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

More information

Join Rypen in their new NE Minneapolis showroom to welcome internationally renowned designer David Trubridge.  David will give a brief presentation on his eco-conscious lighting...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rypen Studio
79 13th Ave NE Studio 210
Minneapolis, MN  MN
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Sponsor: Rypen Studio
Website »

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Attend the Changing World of Retirement Planning™ Seminar The rules for a retiring generation of baby boomers have changed. Learn how those changes affect you as you prepare to live a...

Cost: $49

Where:
Bethany Global University
6820 Auto Club Road
Bloomington, MN  55438
View map »


Sponsor: Hanson Wealth Management
Telephone: 612-246-3008
Contact Name: Brian Hanson
Website »

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Captain Terry and the crew will be hosting a Sunset Cruise on Lake Minnetonka on Friday May 22, 2015. There will be a taco bar and soft drinks for $31.00 per person. The cash bar will be open with...

Cost: $31.00

Where:
Lady of the Lake Docks
8 Water Street
Excelsior, MN  55331
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Telephone: 952-929-1209
Contact Name: Terry Junger
Website »

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Founded in 1859, The University of Michigan Men's Glee Club is one of the oldest collegiate choruses in the United States and the oldest continually-run student organization on the Michigan...

Cost:

Where:
Ted Mann Concert Hall
2128 4th Street
South Minneapolis, MN  55455
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By day, George is a brilliant linguist, devoted to recording the disappearing languages of disappearing cultures. By night, he can’t find the words to stop his wife from leaving him. His...

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

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


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

More information

A timeless examination of a soul in crisis ... seeking connection ... seeking answers ... seeking peace. Shakespeare's classic ghost story told with an all-female cast.

Cost: $20

Where:
JSB Tek Box at the Cowles Center
528 Hennepin Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Sponsor: Theatre Unbound
Telephone: 612-721-1186
Contact Name: Stacey Poirier
Website »

More information

Sandbox Theatre brings rich, visual storytelling to an all new ensemble-created exploration of Karel Čapek’s 1936 sociopolitical sci-fi tale of corruption, selfishness and absurdism. Told...

Cost: Tickets $25 | Discounts: $2 off for Students / Seniors 65+

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


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

More information

This is not your English teacher’s No Exit. Colliding Surrealism with physical comedy, this all-female cast blows the dust off Sartre’s classic and transforms it into a...

Cost: $15

Where:
Minnehaha Free Space
3747 Minnehaha Ave
Apt 2
Minneapolis, MN  55406
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Sponsor: The Amber Bastards
Telephone: 612-807-0300
Contact Name: Lee Conrads

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War is an ever-present part of human society, but how we deal with it varies based on the smallest details. Even the victors do not come out unscathed. Mission Theatre Company sheds light on...

Cost: $10-20

Where:
Minneapolis Theatre Garage
711 W Franklin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55405
View map »


Sponsor: Mission Theatre Company
Telephone: 612-234-7168
Contact Name: Andrea Tonsfeldt
Website »

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crow with no mouth promotions presents Mike Bullock, a composer, improviser, intermedia artist, and scholar based in Philadelphia, and Asher Tuil, an acoustic and electronic  sound artist...

Cost: $12

Where:
Studio Z
275 E. 4th Street, Suite 200
St. Paul, MN  55101
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Sponsor: Studio Z
Website »

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In Kira Obolensky's new comedy, a soldier returns from a long war and must navigate a new, changed world. Directed by Michelle Hensley Featuring Ron...

Cost: $30 (Pay What You Can for audiences under age 30. Please present ID at door.)

Where:
Open Book
1011 Washington Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55415
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Sponsor: Ten Thousand Things
Telephone: 612-203-9502
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SIMshows presents: OLIVER HELDENS https://www.facebook.com/OliverHeldens https://soundcloud.com/oliverheldens http://oliverheldens.tumblr.com/ https://twitter.com/OliverHeldens...

Cost: $25

Where:
Skyway Theatre
711 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »

More information

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

Cost: $9.95

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


Telephone: 651-225-6000
Website »

More information

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

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

Where:
Everywhere - Twin Cities Metro
, MN


Telephone: 612-597-1885
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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

More information

The Way of Cheng-Khee Chee: Paintings 1974-2014 is a new exhibition at the Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth, MN. The solo exhibition features 40 water color paintings created over the past 40...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tweed Museum of Art
University of Minnesota Duluth Campus
1201 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN  55812
View map »


Sponsor: Tweed Museum of Art
Telephone: 218-726-7823
Contact Name: Christine Strom
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $24-$35

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


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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

More information

“On Golden Pond” at Rochester Civic Theatre By Ernest Thompson May 15 – 31 The heartwarming story of aging Ethel and Norman Thayer, who spend each summer at their home on...

Cost: Adult $24, Senior $19, Student $17

Where:
Rochester Civic Theatre
20 Civic Center Dr SE
Rochester, MN  55904
View map »


Telephone: 507-282-8481
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $2,295

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


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

More information

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

Cost: Varies

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


Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


Website »

More information

Let’s get started! Learn how to brew with the knowledgeable staff in a small group environment. We’ll brew a batch of beer so you can visually see the process from beginning to end....

Cost: Free

Where:
Northern Brewer
6021 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55419
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Telephone: 612-843-4444
Website »

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Chuck E. Cheese’s is the ultimate place for family fun. There are games appropriate for all ages, musical entertainment, rides and a variety of food options. Plus, there’s plenty of...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Chuck E. Cheese's
7505 France Ave S
Edina, MN  55435
View map »

More information

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

Cost: $7.50

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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: $35.00

Where:
, MN


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

More information

The Dinner Detective is the largest, award-winning, interactive comedic murder mystery dinner show in the United States. The immensely popular shows are set in the present day, which means unlike...

Cost: $69.95 plus tax/fees

Where:
Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown
1500 Washington Ave South
Minneapolis, MN  55454
View map »


Telephone: 866-496-0535
Website »

More information

Attend the Changing World of Retirement Planning™ Seminar The rules for a retiring generation of baby boomers have changed. Learn how those changes affect you as you prepare to live a...

Cost: $49

Where:
Bethany Global University
6820 Auto Club Road
Bloomington, MN  55438
View map »


Sponsor: Hanson Wealth Management
Telephone: 612-246-3008
Contact Name: Brian Hanson
Website »

More information

This is not your English teacher’s No Exit. Colliding Surrealism with physical comedy, this all-female cast blows the dust off Sartre’s classic and transforms it into a...

Cost: 15

Where:
Minnehaha Free Space
3747 Minnehaha Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55406
View map »


Sponsor: The Amber Bastards
Telephone: 612-807-0300
Contact Name: Lee Conrads

More information

Sandbox Theatre brings rich, visual storytelling to an all new ensemble-created exploration of Karel Čapek’s 1936 sociopolitical sci-fi tale of corruption, selfishness and absurdism. Told...

Cost: Tickets $25 | Discounts: $2 off for Students / Seniors 65+

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


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

More information

A timeless examination of a soul in crisis ... seeking connection ... seeking answers ... seeking peace. Shakespeare's classic ghost story told with an all-female cast.

Cost: $20

Where:
JSB Tek Box at the Cowles Center
528 Hennepin Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »


Sponsor: Theatre Unbound
Telephone: 612-721-1186
Contact Name: Stacey Poirier
Website »

More information

By day, George is a brilliant linguist, devoted to recording the disappearing languages of disappearing cultures. By night, he can’t find the words to stop his wife from leaving him. His...

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

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


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

More information

In Kira Obolensky's new comedy, a soldier returns from a long war and must navigate a new, changed world. Directed by Michelle Hensley Featuring Ron...

Cost: $30 (Pay What You Can for audiences under age 30. Please present ID at door.)

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


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

More information

SIMshows presents: OLIVER HELDENS https://www.facebook.com/OliverHeldens https://soundcloud.com/oliverheldens http://oliverheldens.tumblr.com/ https://twitter.com/OliverHeldens...

Cost: $25

Where:
Skyway Theatre
711 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55403
View map »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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

More information

Celebrate your child’s birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese’s! Guests will enjoy pizza, games, a special birthday show with Chuck E. and take home awesome souvenirs. There are party...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Chuck E. Cheese's
7505 France Ave S
Edina, MN  55435
View map »

More information

Say “aloha” to our newest residents – five critically endangered Hawaiian monk seals! Join us in welcoming these amazing animals into our newly renovated Discovery Bay, the only...

Cost: Zoo admission

Where:
Minnesota Zoo
13000 Zoo Boulevard,
Apple Valley, MN  55124
View map »


Sponsor: Minnesota Zoo
Telephone: 952.431.9200
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $24-$35

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


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

More information

“On Golden Pond” at Rochester Civic Theatre By Ernest Thompson May 15 – 31 The heartwarming story of aging Ethel and Norman Thayer, who spend each summer at their home on...

Cost: Adult $24, Senior $19, Student $17

Where:
Rochester Civic Theatre
20 Civic Center Dr SE
Rochester, MN  55904
View map »


Telephone: 507-282-8481
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 651-228-1766
Website »

More information

The Way of Cheng-Khee Chee: Paintings 1974-2014 is a new exhibition at the Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth, MN. The solo exhibition features 40 water color paintings created over the past 40...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tweed Museum of Art
University of Minnesota Duluth Campus
1201 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN  55812
View map »


Sponsor: Tweed Museum of Art
Telephone: 218-726-7823
Contact Name: Christine Strom
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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

More information

First Annual ‘Art Along the Lake’ Kicks Off in Cook County COOK COUNTY, Minn.  (May 5, 2015) -  Kick off the start of Memorial Day by spending the holiday weekend on Cook...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cook County
, MN


Sponsor: Visit Cook County
Telephone: 218.387.2788
Contact Name: Kjesti Vick
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $9.95

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


Telephone: 651-225-6000
Website »

More information

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

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

Where:
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