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Best of the Twin Cities 2009

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New Cinema

» With just 60 seats and a 20-foot screen, the Trylon Cinema won’t be showing the latest James Bond blockbuster—or probably any movie made in the digital age. No, this micro-cinema, which opened this summer in a former warehouse, is dedicated to classics and cult favorites: Buster Keaton and Frank Capra, Dog Day Afternoon and The Fly. Trylon founder Barry Kryshka has built a dedicated following of cinema buffs since his Take-Up Productions began organizing film revivals a couple years ago at the Heights and Riverview theaters in Minneapolis. Now, Trylon shows regularly sell out, suggesting that, even in our high-definition age, there’s some magic left in the clickety-clack of an old-fashioned projector. 3258 Minnehaha Ave. S., Mpls., 612-424-5468, take-up.org
 

Self-Help Classes

» Ever wander through the Creative Activities building at the Minnesota State Fair and wonder where anyone under the age of 114 learned to craft a tea cozy out of calico knickers? Or to build a battleship at 1/750-scale? Or even just to pickle beets? Now, thanks to the Minnesota Historical Society’s DIY! Workshops, you can discover your inner blue-ribbon winner. The series offers a hands-on approach to preserving history—along with the occasional radish—as experts demonstrate how to create everything from victory gardens and stop-motion animation films to stylish clothes crafted out of unfashionable duds. Minnesota Historical Society, 345 Kellogg Blvd. W., St. Paul, 651-259-3015, mnhs.org/historycenter
 

Hip Gallery

» Sibling accountants Alyssa and Mark Fox were already the coolest bean counters around, aiming their tax services at artists and musicians, when, in 2007, they branched out their business into a gallery named, logically enough, Fox Tax Gallery. Their shows spotlight up-and-coming local photographers, painters, and graphic artists. And given their customer base, openings are inevitably a funky gathering of Twin Cities talent. Between January and April, when the Foxes are busy processing about 2,600 returns, they hold an annual show cheekily called Art Form 1040, selling 10 prints of certain works for $40 apiece. Who knew taxes could be so fun? 503 First Ave. NE, Mpls., 612-824-2829, foxtaxservice.com/gallery
 

Variety Show

» Sample Night Live seemed like a gimmick at first—a smorgasbord of a dozen different acts, from dance to improv comedy, teasingly proffered in a single evening like theatrical channel surfing. How filling could any of these morsels be? But SNL, held the first Wednesday of every month at the History Theatre in St. Paul, has evolved into a quality showcase. Local and visiting troupes try out new material or preview upcoming shows: This summer, Cirque du Soleil offered glimpses of its Kooza production. At its best, SNL is definitely more than the sum of its parts. 30 E. 10th St., St. Paul, 651-788-5992
 

New-Music Venue

» With its weathered proscenium arch and crumbling columns, the Southern Theater has long been the most atmospheric place in town to see dance performances. But this year it staked a new claim as a premier presenter of indie-rock and avant-garde music. From the edgy classical composer Nico Muhly, who performed there this spring, to the jazz-influenced Dirty Three, who played there last month, the art world’s freshest, most celebrated acts now have a Twin Cities venue every bit as cool as they are. 1420 Washington Ave. S., Mpls., 612-340-1725, southerntheater.org
 

Art Classes

» It’s a medium you probably didn’t know existed. But fire art—made by heat, spark, or flame, yielding everything from sculpture to jewelry to fire-breathing—now has its own home, in the newest and funkiest arts center in Minneapolis. The Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center just opened in a former movie theater, where artists weld and wield blowtorches and pound on anvils—a blacksmith shop without all the horses. And soon, you, too, can learn the incendiary arts—through classes that promise to be a very hot ticket. 3749 Chicago Ave. S., Mpls., 612-701-5030, cafac.org
 

New Bike Trail

» Most bike trails pass through pastoral landscapes. The new Dakota Rail Regional Trail offers more a vicarious pleasure along with the usual exercise: a peep into the Lake Minnetonka lifestyle. Skirting well-groomed backyards, the flat, paved path begins near downtown Wayzata, then wends 13.5 miles along the lake’s north bays. The Minnetonka Drive-In tempts bicyclists with burgers and floats. There’s a golf course…and then another golf course. Didn’t bring a nine-iron? Then bike up to Big Stone Mini Golf, watched over by penned goats. You know you’re nearing the end when you see the sign for the Hercules missile in St. Bonifacius (yes, there’s a missile shell in a playground here).
 

Social Director

» It’s commonly believed that Kate Iverson has not slept in years. How else can you explain the fact that the indefatigable Iverson has helped produce or promote just about every cool arts and fashion event in the Twin Cities, from Art-A-Whirl to Project Runway showcases to Fall Fashion Week at International Market Square. All this while compiling a popular weekend guide to hip happenings as the editor of L’etoile magazine online. In everything she does, Iverson strives to open up an oft-exclusive scene to the rest of us. “I want people to be excited about the scene, to feel like they’re a part of it,” she says. “Events should encompass the cool vibe of the Twin Cities without being pretentious.” Digital Crush Photography, 612-296-1811, densitystudios.com; L’etoile magazine letoile.com
 

Dance Lessons

» Interest in all things Brazilian, from tourism to, ahem, grooming, hasn’t been this hot since the girl from Ipanema sashayed into the hearts of norteamericanos in the 1960s. But you don’t have to travel to South America to realize your Copacabana dreams. In Uptown Minneapolis, the new studio Central Do Brasil offers classes in samba dance, capoeira (a bewitching blend of martial arts and dance), West African dance, and other indigenous arts. They even teach Brazilian jujitsu—not a bad thing to know if someday you wander into the wrong part of Rio. 2609 Aldrich Ave., Mpls., 612-532-5719, centraldobrasilmn.org
 

Electrifying Happy Hour

» Call it a shockingly good time, because about the last place you’d expect to find a great happy hour is in the electricity-themed Bakken Museum. Yet the Bakken’s Evening Out events, held the second Tuesday of each month, show off a side of the educational institution that the kids running through the halls during the day wouldn’t appreciate: the museum’s beauty. The Bakken is housed in a Tudor-style mansion on Lake Calhoun, and at night one can wander the gardens, listen to live music, or mingle among the museum’s 2,000 scientific instruments, pausing to take a guess at the monthly “mystery object” unearthed from the Bakken’s vault. Who cares if it’s the geekiest happy-hour idea ever—especially when there’s complimentary wine and appetizers? 3537 Zenith Ave. S., Mpls., 612-926-3878, thebakken.org
 

Cooking Classes

» The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum puts its homegrown ingredients right where they belong: in the hands of well-known local chefs (and eventually in your mouth). The Arboretum’s monthly cooking demos, called Dinner with a Chef, may be less hands-on than other classes, but they’re conducted by some of the Twin Cities’ top chefs, such as Mike Phillips of Craftsman Restaurant and cookbook author Raghavan Iyer. They emphasize entrées that use sustainable, high-quality foods, and attendees get to enjoy three different wine pairings. Throughout the year, the arboretum supplements this popular series with classes by its resident chef, Jenny Breen, who explores specific food topics, like last year’s class on edible aphrodisiacs. Not surprisingly, that one sold out. 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska, 952-443-1422, arboretum.umn.edu
 

New Producers

» Power Balladz, a raucous trip through the 1980s hard-rock scene and the first show created by Mike Todaro and Dan Nycklemoe, a.k.a. the Producing House, sold out the Lab Theater in Minneapolis this summer. It also established a winning formula: populist theme, respected director (Peter Rothstein), T-shirt cannon. Todaro and Nycklemoe, who describe their mission as simply “profitability,” believe the talent is here to be making long-lived shows and sending them out—to Las Vegas, to Broadway—instead of importing them. “We want to create a reverse conduit,” says Nycklemoe. The down-to-earth duo is now taking Power Balladz on the road, producing a similar blues-and-soul revue called Crossroads this fall, and even staging a revue of Noël Coward songs at the Guthrie Theater next spring called Coward’s Women. Don’t expect a T-shirt cannon, though.
 

Cool Kids’ Stuff

» If you’re the sort who looks at modern art and thinks, “My kid could do that,” then prove it at the Walker Art Center’s Arty Pants Play Dates. While parents wouldn’t normally dream of bringing their preschoolers into the Walker’s sparse, modern galleries, all the usual art etiquette goes out the window when these hands-on projects, films, and story times take over. Plus, it’s all free with admission, and each play date is tied to a current exhibit, so parents are just as engaged as their kids. 1740 Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 612-375-7600, walkerart.org 
 


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Women’s Boutique

» You know those shops where the salespeople never acknowledge your presence? Where everything in the store is nice, but nothing is exciting? Where you’re afraid to look at a price tag—and usually leave without buying anything? Stop. It doesn’t have to be this way. At Picky Girl, you’ll be greeted by the adorable store owner (or one of her perky sidekicks), dazzled by the killer clothing and accessories, and overjoyed when you realize that most of it costs under $100. It pays to be picky. 949 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-698-4107
 

Skincare Product

» Take one part garbanzo powder, a handful of ground oats, a sprinkling of ground flax seeds, a dash of turmeric, and what do get? No, not curried granola, but the recipe for a mind-blowing facial cleanser from Hooked Studios Skincare. It turns out this wholesome, organic concoction can clear up acne, boost radiance, and diminish the signs of aging. We’re hooked. hookedstudios.etsy.com
 

Resale Shop

» If digging through piles of someone else’s old clothes is your idea of “treasure hunting,” then by all means—go to a garage sale. But if perusing a well-edited selection of next-to-new designer shoes, handbags, and clothing in a charming, vintage-y setting sounds more appealing, then add June to your list of places to shop. 3406 Lyndale Ave. S., Mpls., 612-354-3970, juneresale.com
 

Shopping Site

» Babies. Puppies. Cookies. Some things just make us smile, and Olive & Myrtle is one of them. For this eco-conscious online shop, proprietor (and former Target art director) Aaron Porvaznik insists on good design and good products—and we’re not complaining one bit. From baby gifts to home décor, everything is sustainable or certified-organic, some of it is locally made, and all of it is fun to look at. Happy shopping! oliveandmyrtle.com
 

Wallpaper

» Wallpaper is back in a big, bold way and nothing makes us want to jump on this trend like the artist-designed coverings from Hygge & West. The graphic, retro-tinged patterns from this Minneapolis-based online shop could transform a room—and convert any colorphobe. You may never look at paint the same way again. hyggeandwest.com
 

Best-Kept Secret

» If you’ve ever stopped for a scone at Turtle Bread Company in Linden Hills, you’ve probably noticed Rick Rack, the big red house next door, and wondered what was inside. Please, allow us: room upon room of cozy knits, statement jewelry, affordable but equally stylish handbags, cheerful tableware and linens, shabby-chic furniture, gift-worthy wall art, and European flea-market finds for the home. Wandering the nooks and crannies of this neighborhood spot is half the fun of discovering its hodgepodge of treasures. 3413 W. 44th St., Mpls., 612-746-4160, rickrackliving.com
 

Gift Store

» When it comes to out-of-the-ordinary gifts (or things you don’t need but really want) the Walker Art Shop delivers in spades. Browse the deep collection of art books, the local- and globally sourced jewelry, the cool minimalist gadgets, the contemporary home décor, and the creative toys and games, and you’ll be a patron for life. 1750 Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 612-375-7633, walkerart.org
 

Outdoor Furniture

» Duluth-based Loll Designs’s contemporary and eco-conscious take on the classic Adirondack chair might be a runaway hit with designers and environment-enthusiasts (everything is made from recycled milk jugs), but all you need to know is that Loll’s colorful, durable, clean-lined, curl-up-with-a-book-comfortable loungers are the most compelling argument for endless summer in Minnesota. lolldesigns.com
 

Local Finds

» The fact that I Like You features the works of more than 60 local and independent artisans is just the beginning of its charm. Set in a rehabbed Nordeast warehouse outfitted with whimsical, grass-like carpeting and a wooden playground swing, this little-shop-that-could elevates quirky, handmade goods (think sock-monkey T-shirts and cheeky greeting cards) from crafty to collectible. 501 First Ave. NE, Mpls., 612-208-0249, ilikeyouonline.com
 

Personalized Stationary

» Leave it to Lunalux to modernize old-fashioned correspondence. Once a month, the celebrated letterpress shop on Loring Park fires up a printer for Stationary Saturdays. Owner Jenni Undis selects a design and color for the day; you show up and personalize it with initials, a name, or a message before the cards are printed on the spot. Cost: $29 for set of 10 cards and envelopes. 1618 Harmon Pl., Mpls., 612-373-0526, lunalux.com
 

Home Décor

» Kerry Ciardelli makes it easy to travel the world without leaving Minnesota. The Victory proprietress and interior designer has an eagle eye for exquisite vintage and modern home décor, which she handpicks on her own adventures. Victory’s elegant mix of gilt chaises, John Robshaw bedding, fashionable coffee-table books, and private-label pillows ensures you will leave with a unique piece. Glean more design inspiration (and special store discounts) from Ciardelli’s personal blog, Kerryciardelli.com. 3505 W. 44th St., Mpls., 612-926-8200, shopvictory.com
 

Pop-Up Shop

» In the case of Greed Gone Wild, desire is more of a virtue than a sin. At this biannual high-end garage sale, some of the Cities’ most notable fashion and tabletop stylists team up to sell the fantastic loot they’ve acquired from photo shoots and endless shopping expeditions. At Greed Gone Wild, their good taste is your good fortune. Fashionistas have been known to scoop up Pucci dresses, and interior designers can score all manner of vintage furniture—all at huge discounts. The next sale is November 19­ to 21, but you’ll also want to sign up for e-mail alerts for future events. 2014 Central Ave. NE, Mpls., 612-789-6006, greedgonewild@gmail.com
 

Yoga Clothes

» When you’re jetting from office to om, there’s nothing worse than forgetting your stretchy pants. Brandyn Herbold and Mario Negri stock their Sigh Yoga + Boutique with gorgeous gear you can wear for the day’s downward-dog pose and beyond. In addition to Yogitoes towels and Jade mats, Sigh sells insanely comfortable clothing from locally made Foat Design, chic and colorful Cura pants, and private-label headbands and tees. For on-the-go students, that’s a huge you-know-what of relief. 612 W. 54th St., Mpls., 612-824-1317, sighyoga.com.
 

Wall Art

» If you fantasize about decorating your living room with high-art photos but are on a poster budget, head to Viewville.com. Started by a band of local ad-agency veterans, this slick site peddles professional photographers’ gallery-quality prints at affordable prices. The artist gets 50 percent of the sale and you get to hang a surreal landscape by Linda Plaisted or sophisticated still life by Phil Bode for less than $100. viewville.com
 

Sale

» Intoto’s designer selection reads like the who’s who of Fashion Week: Paul Smith, Etro, and Rogan for men, and 3.1 Phillip Lim, Marni, and Dries Van Noten for women. While prices usually reflect the lofty labels, they seriously drop during the store’s final sales in July and January when everything is marked down 50 to 70 percent. Our advice: Join the mailing list for sale dates, then arrive early. High fashion moves fast. 3105 Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 612-822-2414, intotogetdressed.com
 

Retail Corner

» Over the past few years, the block of early 20th-century buildings at the corner of Selby & Snelling in St. Paul has been renovated and modernized to accommodate an exceptional collection of locally owned boutiques. Shop for message onesies at Rebel Ink, vintage frocks at Lula, party clothes at A. Michele, pretty lingerie at Flirt, and hip gifts at Patina. Then refuel in the leafy courtyard with a latte from Cosmic’s Coffee and melt-in-your-mouth peanut butter hideaway cookies from Two Smart Cookies. You’ll never miss the mall. A. Michele, 651-917-6966; Cosmic’s Coffee, 651-645-0106; Flirt, 651-698-3692, flirtongrand.com; Lula, 651-644-4110, stpaulretroloop.com; Patina, 651-644-5444, patinastores.com; Rebel Ink, 651-647-0655, rebelinkbaby.com; Two Smart Cookies, 612-384-1069, smartcookieshop.com
 

Green Fashion

» With a name like hers, Stephanie Green was probably destined to open an earth-friendly shop. At Ecotique, Green—who also owns Shu Global Footwear—excels at stocking sustainably made clothing that doesn’t sacrifice style. There are super-soft tees and tanks from Alternative Apparel, color-blocked dresses by Kelly Lane, and free-range-bird-feather hair accessories from local label Bethany Lorelle. For organic beauties, the store hosts a mini-shop of makeup and skincare products from Nature of Beauty. 1045 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-222-3127, natureofbeauty.com/ecotique
 


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Rising Star

» In two short years, chef Jon Radle has transformed Grand Café from a sleepy also-ran into one of the most truly charming spots in Minneapolis, with graceful, thoughtfully composed, never-fussy dishes. Take, for example, his appetizer of diver-caught scallops: It’s seared in such a way that the scallops achieve a deep brown, caramelly crust, yet the flesh remains sweet and dewy. The bivalves are then paired with pickled white asparagus and fresh fennel, a bit of tomato jam, and bright basil oil. It’s complicated enough to invite fascination, but simple enough to disappear in a bite or two. The star behind the show? Radle, who, at age 30, is already one of the area’s most promising talents. 3804 Grand Ave. S., Mpls., 612-822-8260, grandcafempls.com
 

Social Snacking

» The best possible place to eat cupcakes is actually a bar. For proof, report to the Triple Rock Social Club on a Thursday night, order a Belgian ale, a big, no-kidding-two-hands-required burger, and crispy tater tots. Follow that up with a cupcake from local caterer (and cover star) Miel y Leche. Maybe you’ll get a spicy Mexican chocolate one, or a vegan blackberry one, or, if you’re very, very lucky, the Elvis cupcake, a banana-cake base topped with peanut-butter frosting and garnished with maple-candied bacon. Yes, bacon on a cupcake. Now the genius of your setting becomes clear, eating them in a bar allows you to have two, (or three!) and deny it in the morning. Triple Rock Social Club, 629 Cedar Ave. S., Mpls., 612-333-7399, triplerocksocialclub.com; Miel y Leche Catering and Bakery, mielyleche.net
 

Seafood Restaurant

» Recently, the journal Science famously predicted that the world’s commercial fisheries would entirely collapse by 2048. Since then, every time we order fish we feel like we’re a 1920s gal buying a Bengal-tiger coat with elephant-ivory buttons. But now, Sea Change, located on the first floor of the Guthrie in Minneapolis’s Mill District, has come along and changed all that! The chefs here work with suppliers to ensure that each and every fish they offer comes from a population that isn’t endangered and is harvested in an environmentally sustainable way. That the fish is inventive and delicious just makes a good thing great. 806 S. Second St., Mpls., 612-225-6499, seachangempls.com
 

Minneapolis Chef

» This has been Tim McKee’s year. He is the first Minneapolis chef to win a James Beard Award, bestowed in recognition of his work at his flagship restaurant, La Belle Vie. He was tapped to lead fine dining at the Guthrie and dazzled us with Sea Change, the region’s first sustainable-seafood restaurant. He created not one, but two standard-bearing, cheap-and-cheerful Mexican restaurants in the form of the Minneapolis and St. Paul locations of Barrio. And, as if that’s not enough, he revived Solera by appointing much-loved local chef J. P. Samuelson to lead the team there. What’s next for McKee, flying backwards around the world to reanimate the accidentally dead? Tim, enough already: Go rest on your laurels so we can enjoy what you’ve done instead of constantly trying to track your next move! La Belle Vie, labellevie.us; Sea Change, seachangempls.com; Barrio, barriotequila.com; Solera, solera-restaurant.com
 

St. Paul Chef

» One important measure of a chef’s talent is how much he influences the next generation. When it comes to Lenny Russo, the answer is: more than anyone can calculate. Russo is the chef-owner of Heartland, the restaurant and wine bar synonymous in this area with nose-to-tail, aggressively local cooking. But it’s not just the food that is wonderful at Heartland. It’s the scope of Russo’s ambition and his insistence that there is indeed time to work with farmers and foragers, buy whole hogs and geese and butcher them, make stock, mill flour, put up preserves, and still prep for dinner service. Now young up-and-comers all across town point to him and say: “No whining, no excuses.” Thus, he has changed the culture and aspirations of a whole generation. Heartland, 1806 St. Clair Ave., St. Paul, 651-699-3536, heartlandrestaurant.com
 

Minneapolis Restaurant

» What more can be said about La Belle Vie in this magical year, the year when Tim McKee finally won a James Beard Award for this splendid white-tablecloth restaurant? Only that it really is as swooningly spectacular as everyone says, and that the five- or eight-course tasting menu really is as good a meal as you can have in this region, filled as it is with bedazzling, but not overly showy courses such as Little Neck clams with smoked char roe served in a broth derived in some miraculous way from chorizo and fresh white asparagus. Perhaps the only thing to add is that if you think restaurants are solidly unchangeable things, like marble pillars, you’re wrong. Restaurants are more like artists: They have high periods and low, and if you want to know what La Belle Vie is like at its best, go now. 510 Groveland Ave., Mpls., 612-874-6440, labellevie.us
 

St. Paul Restaurant

» What Americans want in a real French brasserie is good cooking and wine served in a seamlessly lively urban spot. Downtown St. Paul’s Meritage (rhymes with heritage) delivers that, but with some distinctly Midwestern embellishments. Like ultra-budget-friendly appetizers and desserts. Like an endless parade of wine specials, prix fixe options, and the presence of sociable chef-owner Russell Klein. You know that popular image of French chefs chasing people down on sidewalks to avenge a slight to their cooking? You can sooner imagine Klein chasing you down in the street to offer a takeaway helping of dessert, the recipe for his lemon confit (so you can try your hand at that stunning halibut dish at home), or, heck, even a bouquet of daffodils. We all have our own version of Minnesota nice, but this brasserie’s version is particularly irresistible. 410 St. Peter St., St. Paul, 651-222-5670, meritage-stpaul.com
 

Business Lunch

» There’s one sure way to lure even the most dedicated office drone from his or her cube in downtown St. Paul: Offer to pick up the check at the St. Paul Grill. Of course, your intended target will order the burger. Everyone orders the burger at lunch, because it’s inexpensive and spectacular: rich, tender, well-charred, and paired with the most golden, most sweet and potato-y, most adorable French fries around. Your trap baited and the bait taken, it’s time to make your pitch. 350 Market St., St. Paul, 651-224-7455, stpaulgrill.com
 

Chocolate

» Local chocolatier B. T. Mc-Elrath has upped the ante and introduced Salty Dog, a chocolate bar that takes his great, satiny dark chocolate, studs it with pieces of his buttery, caramel-deep toffee, and sprinkles it with sea salt. For local chocolate lovers, this bet-you-can’t-eat-just-one form of the all-American candy bar has caused its share of problems. Sure, we can buy one Salty Dog, demolish it with the speed of a whirling cartoon Tasmanian devil, brush the chocolate crumbs off our shirt, and pretend to have some sort of impulse control—but we’re only pretending! We could devour these willpower-obliterating Salty Dogs by the caseload. Available at Lunds, Byerly’s, and Kowalski’s, and online at btmcelrath.com.
 

Skyway Spot

» Maison Darras, a little unassuming spot in the St. Paul skyways isn’t cartoonishly French in the way so many French restaurants in America, are—with picturesque flowers and baguettes adorning every surface. Instead, it’s subtly, undeniably, essentially, truly French—the way things actually are in France. Really. Ask for a fresh, hot panini filled with, say, prosciutto, mozzarella, tomato, and fresh basil leaves and you get a beautifully thin sandwich in which the fillings and bread are both warm and tender, and the exterior is perfectly crisp. Add a creamy, silky, deeply vanilla-scented crème brûlée (served in a disposable ramekin!) and you’ll have a perfectly French skyway meal: It’s all real, all cooked exactly as it should be, not over-sauced, not overstuffed, not meager but not gluttonous. It’s just right, and tasty and tasteful, in the way that only the French seem able to pull off. 401 Robert St. N., St. Paul, 651-379-2770
 

Bakery

» Rustica has been the bakery snob’s standard bearer for a few years now: Their boules are meatier, their baguettes somehow both chewier and more tender, their cookies darker, their cakes richer. So when we heard they were moving from their pocket-sized south Minneapolis location to a big fancy new bakery in Calhoun Village, debuting a new super-fancy coffee shop, with coffee siphons and other elite coffee-sipping gear, like Clover coffeemakers (the Bugatti of drip coffee) and also serving pastry on-site till 9 p.m. or so, we were flabbergasted with delight. Looks like 2010 will be Minnesota’s tastiest year for bread yet. New location: 3220 W. Lake St., Mpls., 612-822-3730, rusticabakery.com
 

Pastry Chef

» One side benefit of the cocktail revolution that has swept the Twin Cities in the last year has been the chance for people to sample Khanh Tran’s desserts at Bradstreet Craftshouse, the ground-floor cocktail-showcasing little sister of fine-dining restaurant Cosmos, where Tran also works. In Bradstreet, she has served little brilliant bites, like a staggeringly lush chocolate-truffle-like slab of cake paired with a dusky black-sesame ice cream that somehow meets the chocolate, veils it, reveals the chocolate’s fruitiness, veils that, and reveals the chocolate’s internal stripe of cocoa. It makes you see chocolate anew, which, in the world of pastry, is the equivalent of running a one-minute mile. Bradstreet Craftshouse, 601 First Ave. N., Mpls., 612-312-1821, bradstreetcrafthouse.com
 

Cake Doughnut

» Cake doughnuts are the humblest of all pastries, just little circles of basic vanilla-flavored cake dough, fried. They emerge from the fryer like nubby little sparrows, humble and cute-ugly, and nuzzle their way right into your soul, speaking as they do of mornings in the country, morning in diners, mornings in cars, in church basements, and other moments of sweetness in plain life. A Baker’s Wife, the old-fashioned neighborhood bakery in south Minneapolis, makes the best: plain as a song, sweet as a sunrise, reliable as a new day dawning. 4200 28th Ave. S., Mpls., 612-729-6898
 

Ice Cream

» One of the most stylish nights to be had in the Cities can be found at the fashionable Crema Café, home to sorbets and ice cream in such exotic flavors as pine-needle, cardamom–black pepper, pluot, and crème brûlée. But life is not always as stylish as one would like. On those nights, a pint of Sonny’s Ice Cream, available at the grocery store but churned fresh at the café, does a remarkable job of turning dinner in into an all-star extravaganza. We recommend the four-flavored Spumoni. Crema Café, 3401 Lyndale Ave. S., Mpls., 612-822-8189, cremacafeminneapolis.com
 

Raised Doughnut

» Raised and glazed doughnuts are more elevated than cake doughnuts. They take longer to make, because of the yeast that needs to raise up the dough, and they’re more fragile—if the dog sits on your box of raised-glazed doughnuts they will get flat as tortillas. That said, the fragile ethereality of a Mel-O-Glaze Bakery raised-and-glazed doughnut as it yields between your teeth is one of the simplest pleasures available to those who know enough about baking to appreciate the complexity in an airy, dewy, vanishingly tender simple thing. 4800 28th Ave. S., Mpls., 612-729-9316, meloglaze.com
 

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Kitchen Renovation

» If you’re remodeling your kitchen or bathroom, Casa Verde can make your space sustainably chic. Open since November 2008, the elegant showroom and retail shop carries cabinets made from Forest Stewardship Council–certified woods, energy efficient Sub-Zero appliances, and Simon Pearce home accessories. Designer Rosemary Merrill can customize every aspect of a kitchen to fit your home’s architecture and your lifestyle, while incorporating her inclination toward classic, eco-luxe aesthetics. 911 W. 50th St., Mpls., 612-353-4401, casaverdedesign.com
 

Dry Cleaner

» With impeccable service and a bright atmosphere, Mulberrys Garment Care seems more like a Starbucks than a dry cleaner. Take advantage of the drive-through service and Sunday hours, or stop in for coffee and juice, and Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day products. Unlike traditional cleaners who rely on chemicals, Mulberrys utilizes a pressurized carbon-dioxide process that doesn’t leave a stale smell. The eco-friendly boutique cleaner is also price-conscious: $2.99 for a shirt to $13.99 for a two-piece suit. 3900 W. Lake St., St. Louis Park, 612-886-2348; 615 W. 53rd St., Mpls., mulberryscleaners.com
 

Carpenter

» Need something—anything—done around the house? Then Mark Nelson of Cut Above Construction is the handyman for you. He’ll take on everything from a simple task (hanging curtains or plasmas) to more complex projects (custom cabinets and constructing decks). And, with 26 years in business under his tool belt, Nelson is a pro at keeping noise and plaster crumbs to a minimum. Cut Above Construction, 612-709-7330
 

Bra Fittings

» Give your girls a boost with a proper bra fitting from La Bratique’s Tracy Anderson. In her cozy space on the lower level of swimsuit shop Nani Nalu, Anderson works with clients to find the band and cup sizes that do them the most favors. She has support solutions for wee cleavage (30A from the Little Bra Company) to the well-endowed (up to 42G), with plenty of options in between. Appointments recommended; 3922 W. 50th St., Edina, 612-325-6620, labratique.com
 

Tailor

» There is a big difference between someone who can do alterations and a true tailor, who can pattern a dress or construct a suit. Marina Shimelfarb of Perfect Fit by Marina has been expertly fixing and fashioning clothes for more than 20 years. In addition to basic hemming ($10) and more extensive alterations to suits and wedding gowns, Shimel-farb creates original designs for women (plus-size is her specialty) and casual looks for men. She also can mend the trickiest of knits, starting at just $6 for a small hole. 597 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul, 651-646-0111, perfectfitbymarina.com
 

Jewelry Repair

» Don’t let broken or ill-fitting trinkets tarnish in your drawer when Landmark Jewelers can make them look like new. From ring sizing to watch cleaning to replacing 14K gold clasps, service is sterling here, and your valuable baubles are in good hands. While Landmark has been open just three years, the shop’s top-notch team of former Bockstruck Jewelers staff has a combined 125 years experience in the business. 21 Sixth St. W., St. Paul, 651-222-2282, landmarkjewelers.net
 

Shoe Repair

» At George’s Shoe & Repair, no sole is beyond saving. The George family has been in business since 1905, and it shows in their workmanship. When it comes to restoring an old pair of boots, fixing an intricate detail on a purse, cleaning those salt-soaked Uggs, or changing last year’s stiletto heels to make them party-worthy again, this is the place. Repairs start at $9, but extra holes in a belt or a shoe strap are free. 3673 Lexington Ave., Arden Hills, 651-636-1312, emocs.com; 672 1/2 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-227-8258, hockeyrepair.com
 

Dog Walker

» On the days when you have to go to work to bring home the kibble, John Jones of Concerning Dogs will pick up the leash where you left off. He can walk your pooch as many times a day as the little guy needs, and will dog-sit when you’re away. Available at a moment’s notice, Jones’s forte is flexibility, so your dog can maintain a normal schedule. He also keeps a diary so you know exactly what Rover has been up to all day. (Jones currently serves territory between Richfield and Uptown.) 612-869-4306, concerningdogs.com
 

Event Planner

» When The Style Laboratory plans your party, all you have to do is put on your party dress and show up. Founder Geri Wolf has planned events of all sizes—from nuptials where the only invitees were the couple (Wolf served as witness and event designer), to a 1,400-person dinner for former New York City mayor Rudy Guiliani. Wolf’s personal approach, discriminating tastes, creative-design capabilities, and Rolodex of exceptional venues and vendors means she—or rather, you—will throw a memorable fete. 612-825-4705, stylelaboratory.com
 

Fresh Meal Delivery

» Need a staycation from cooking? Try a week of Solo by Bonicelli. The food-delivery service features nutritious daily dishes prepared with fresh, straight-from-the-farmers’ market ingredients. The Italian-influenced menu shifts weekly, but always includes three meals a day. Think chewy breakfast bars with oats, sunflower seeds, honey, and dried fruit, or risotto with artichoke hearts, smoked salmon, and Parmesan cheese. Each gourmet feast is prepared by Laura Bonicelli, who spent years producing food for photo shoots. This fall, look for less-expensive frozen meals and cooking classes at her northeast Minneapolis space. 612-812-3332, solobybonicelli.com
 

Diaper Service

» If you’ve made the decision to ditch the disposables, Do Good Diapers’s delivery-and-laundering services will take care of the dirty work. Inspired by a comparable company in Colorado, Peter and Kathy Allen (who recently had their first baby) started their service a year ago. For as little as $19 a week—about the same price as throwaways—your child can be swaddled in clean, soft cotton fabric with easy-to-assemble Velcro closures. Bonus: Research shows that cloth diapers promote earlier potty training. 612-990-2183, dogooddiapers.com
 

Frame Shop

» When it comes to good framing, it’s easier to get it wrong than it is to get it right. For more than 20 years, Carter Avenue Frame Shop has taken apart do-it-yourself projects gone awry, and turned them into gallery-worthy, picture-perfect artwork. Owner Tim Smith and his team excel at helping customers find the right design, color, proportion, and style ­of frame to suit their style. The shop promises to finish your project within a week, and guarantees all work. 2186 Como Ave., St. Paul, 651-645-7862, carter-avenueframeshop.com
 

Kids Photos

» If, like most, your child never stops running in circles long enough to take a good photo, enlist Sewell Photography. Jennie Sewell’s documentary-style snapshots capture beautiful moments amid the chaos. Instead of impersonal, perfectly posed pics, you’ll get expressive, natural photos that illustrate your child’s unique personality. As a bonus, her incredibly reasonable fee includes a proof book, an online gallery, and an early preview of shots that she features on her delightful blog. 612-799-1245, sewellphotography.com
 

Car Wash

» There’s a certain je ne sais quoi that comes with having a new car. Maybe it’s the stain-free rugs, dust-free dash, or that new-car smell. Whatever it is, the full-service Ultimate Clean at Regal Auto Wash will restore that fresh, clean feeling—in about 20 minutes. They’ll clean every inch of your vehicle, inside and out (coffee-stained carpets, dirty cup holders and all), and top it off with an air freshener. “We like it when you walk away feeling like you have a new car,” says one location manager. Yeah, we like that, too. Five metro locations, regalautowash.com
 


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Fun at Any Price

$0 Wine tasting at France 44 (or Solo Vino or the Little Wine Shoppe or Dolce Vita, etc.). france44.com
$5 First-run movies at the Parkway Theater. parkwaytheater.com
$8 Ticket to ascend to the 31st-floor outdoor observation deck at the W Minneapolis–The Foshay.
$10 Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra’s Neighborhood series. thespco.org
$12 Flight of three premium glasses of sake at Moto-i. moto-i.com
$25 New “Jazz at the Jungle” Series at the Jungle Theater, featuring Connie Evingson, et al. jungletheater.org
$28 The cheap seats to Broadway hit In The Heights at the Orpheum Theatre this December. hennepintheatretrust.org
$60 Front-row VIP seats to Broadway Rocks! at Orchestra Hall this month, from Phantom of the Opera to Dreamgirls. mnorch.org
$80  Snorkeling with the sharks, puffer fish, and stingrays at Underwater Adventures. underwaterworld.com
$95  Glass of Patron Burdeos tequila at Barrio. barrio-tequila.com
$249 The Steak and a Shave Package at the St. Paul Hotel, including a steak dinner at the St. Paul Grill, a $50 voucher for a shave and haircut at Heimie’s Haberdashery, and a deluxe room. stpaulhotel.com
$455 The Celebration Package at the Graves 601 hotel, including champagne upon arrival, breakfast, dinner, a whirlpool room, and a late checkout at 3 p.m. graves601hotel.com
$790 Two-person hot-air balloon ride over the St. Croix River Valley with Aamodt’s. aamodtsballoons.com
$1,450 Helicopter charter tour of the Twin Cities at night, or anywhere else you want to go, for five to six people. minneapolishelicoptercharters.com
$2,500 For the 1,000-square-foot Rock Star Suite at the Chambers Hotel. chambersminneapolis.com

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Accessories

A go-to shop for fantastic, luxe-looking accessories, Fringe proves that budget-conscious doesn’t have to mean cheap. This is the place to complete an outfit with one of fall’s must-have statement necklaces, oversized watches, or colorful scarves—each for about $20 or less. Of Fringe’s two locations, the newest in Edina looks and feels as rich as the merchandise. 3906 W. 50th St., Edina, 952-746-4922

Bridalwear

Flutter opened in 2006 as a modern, bridesmaids-only boutique. Lucky for brides, many of the dresses from coveted lines such as Thread, Simple Silhouettes, and Lela Rose are also available in white or ivory—making them the perfect, affordable option for a bride who wants to wear a designer gown. Prices range from $188 to $1,620. (Appointments required.) 720 W. Lake St., Mpls., 612-216-1926, flutterboutique.com

Home Furnishings

A single piece of furniture can inspire an entire room. Owners/interior designers Ginny Romens and Lynn Anderson stock The Find with plenty of muses. Whether it’s an ornate glass chandelier or a hand-painted buffet, there’s no shortage of distinctive pieces at bargain prices. Scour the spacious back room, where slightly imperfect items are 50-percent off. 7820 Eden Prairie Rd., Eden Prairie, 952-975-3900, romensatthefind.com

Men’s Clothing

Tucked away in an unassuming corridor of Southdale Center, Len Druskin Outlet hosts a dizzying array of designer menswear at 50 to 90 percent off original retail prices. Some of the clothing and accessories are markdowns from Len’s two trendsetting boutiques; others are exclusive to the outlet. All of it—from the Diesel denim to the Penguin polo shirts—is a total steal. 1630 Southdale Center, Edina, 952-920-0472, lendruskinoutlet.com

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Personal Stylist

Corset (kor-set)/n./ 1. A close-fitting and often laced medieval jacket. Or 2. An image-building, time-saving, life-changing wardrobe service, as in Corset, for women who hate to shop for, or style, themselves. It’s run by a team of down-to-earth gals who will get you out of your rut and into something fabulous by creating and delivering fully styled outfits to your front door. corsetstyling.com

Baby Goods

Tiny, beautiful baby things abound at Oscar & Belle, and yes—they’re worth every penny. Anna Gustafson sets her sweet Linden Hills shop apart by using only hand-harvested organic cotton for every baby-soft onesie, hoodie, and cardigan she designs. The timeless pieces are definitely keepers. 2812 W. 43rd St., Mpls., 612-216-3738, oscarandbelle.com

Shoes

For designer-shoe fanatics, a visit to Pumpz & Company will feel like the mothership calling you home. Sleek and posh like a penthouse, this fashion-forward shoe salon has a serious selection of luxury footwear—with high-end handbags and jewelry to boot. In other words: If Rachel Zoe set foot in here, she would die. 3335 Galleria, Edina, 52-926-2252, pumpzco.com

Women’s Boutique

You know that scene in Pretty Woman, where Julia Roberts’s character gets snubbed at that hoity-toity clothing store on Rodeo Drive? That would never happen at OPM. At this sleek shop at Excelsior & Grand, designer labels like Valentino, Catherine Malandrino, and Loeffler Randall, are only upstaged by the friendly, down-to-earth service you’ll receive. 3700 Grand Way, St. Louis Park, 952-567-7399, opmboutique.com
 

 Food at Any Price

$0 Samples at Surdyk’s. Yes, it’s a crush during the holidays, but wine samples and tastes of olives and cheeses in the gourmet shop make it a grand cocktail party. surdyks.com
99¢ The St. Paul Bagelry’s everything bagel is dense, chewy, and sweet as a real New York bagel. stpaulbagelry.com
$2.25 La Loma’s locally made, earthy, spicy and generously filled tamales: The chili-laced pork is our favorite. lalomatamales.com
$3.50 How good is the lamb BLT at Saffron? It’s so good we bet you can’t eat just 10. Only from 4 to 6 p.m. saffronmpls.com
$6.49 Potato knish from Mort’s Delicatessen. It’s weighty, creamy and devourable. As a whole one packs 1,000 calories, it’s also the ideal food to take to the ice-fishing shack. morts-deli.com
$7 Smelt fries at Red Stag Supperclub are delicious and authentic to local history, a delicious taste of our grandparents’ world. redstagsupperclub.com
$12 The price of a sake tasting flight at America’s first sake-brewpub, Lyn-Lake newcomer Moto-i, works out to about one cent per bragging right if you Twitter your friends in other cities to let them know you’re drinking something they can’t get. moto-i.com
$45 The prix fixe at Alma is reliably dazzling and surprisingly humble. We dare you to find anyone, foodiest food snob or shyest grandma, who doesn’t find it intensely satisfying. restaurant-alma.com
$795 Hog’s Back Farm, in Arkansas, Wisconsin, offers a standard summer CSA share for $595—18 weeks of 40-odd fruits and vegetables, from garlic scapes to strawberries to broccoli, which they deliver to drop-off sites in the Twin Cities. Add another $200 for a winter share, including storage crops like potatoes and garlic. hogsbackfarm.com
$800–$1,200 The most expensive meal typically on offer in Minneapolis is the $200-a-head, nine-course tasting menu on offer at the kitchen table at Cosmos. Bring a crowd! cosmosrestaurant.com

 

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April 2018

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

Cost: Free

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

Cost: $34.99

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

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

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 W 7th St.
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Minnesota Children's Museum
Telephone: 651-225-6000
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It’s everyone’s birthday at this party! Come celebrate with earth-friendly crafts, birthday treats, and musical activities with She Rock She Rock. Blooma will lead a fun and family-friendly...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wedge Table
2412 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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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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The American Craft Show returns to the St. Paul RiverCentre on April 20-22, 2018.   With a variety of specialty categories, the 2018 American Craft Show in St. Paul offers something for...

Cost: $11 advance/$12 door

Where:
St. Paul RiverCentre
174 West Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: American Craft Council
Contact Name: Pamela Diamond
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**Tour capacity is limited, and registration is required for this event. Visit LakewoodCemetery.org for more information, and reserve your spot on a tour at the ticketing link in this posting.**...

Cost: Free, with donation requested at event

Where:
Lakewood Cemetery
3600 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55408
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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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A fundraiser benefiting Kids ‘n Kinship mentoring program. The day includes professional team photos, two games of bowling and a silent auction. Companies, groups, families and students can...

Cost: $25 registration fee per person

Where:
Cedarvale Lanes
3883 Cedar Grove Parkway
Eagan, MN  55122
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Telephone: 651-333-9468
Contact Name: Melynda Galioto
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It’s everyone’s birthday at this party! Come celebrate with earth-friendly crafts, birthday treats, and musical activities with She Rock She Rock. Blooma will lead a fun and family-friendly...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wedge Table
2412 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55404
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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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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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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

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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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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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Molly Conrad and John Franco will perform together with a variety of popular and original songs during their “Whine about it” tour. Both performers have lived in Nashville and toured the...

Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Where:
Sovereign Estate Winery
9950 North Shore Rd.
Waconia, MN  55387
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Free admission concert at First Presbyterian Church in White Bear Lake, MN. As the chorale celebrates it's tenth season, we are bringing back our favorites from the last ten years, along with new...

Cost: Free

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
4821 Bloom Ave
White Bear Lake, MN
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Sponsor: Northern Lights Chorale
Contact Name: Sarah Gusaas
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In a world that cries out for healing–on the earth, in families displaced by war, in escalating violence–we turn to God to pray for strength, resolve, peace, and unity. Presented by The Saint...

Cost: Free

Where:
St. Mary's Chapel
2260 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Sponsor: The Saint Paul Seminary
Telephone: 651-962-5789
Contact Name: Karen Laird
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The Society of Architectural Historians will host its 71st Annual International Conference in Saint Paul, Minnesota, April 18–22, 2018. Architectural and art historians, architects, museum...

Cost: $145-$495

Where:
Saint Paul RiverCentre
175 West Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Society of Architectural Historians
Telephone: 312.573.1365
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In Dissonance and Repair, painters Barbara Kreft and Kimberly Benson explore abstraction through similar channels, investigating ideas such as ideal beauty and cultural representations of nature....

Cost: Free

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

Cost: 2

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

Cost: $50-89

Where:
Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
501 W. 78th St.
Chanhassen, MN
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Cost: 15.00

Where:
Studio B @ Skyway Theatre
711 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Telephone: 612-333-6100
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Fortunate Youth is a collective of six outstanding musicians/producers who have taken the worldwide music scene by storm. Spreading inspirational messages of Peace, Love, and Unity, Fortunate Youth...

Cost: $15

Where:
Studio B @ Skyway Theatre
711 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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Sponsor: Skyway Theatre
Telephone: 612-333-6100
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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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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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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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“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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Swan Lake with live orchestra   Houston Ballet, one of America’s most highly-regarded ballet companies, has long been a Northrop audience favorite. They will return with Artistic...

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

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

Cost: 9

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

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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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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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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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It has been 75 years since Anne Frank was given a diary by her father. Revisit this poignant classic yourself and share it with the young people in your life. You’ll be inspired by the hope of a...

Cost: $27-60

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

Cost: $10-$40

Where:
Urban Growler
325 Endicott St
St. Paul, MN  55114
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Sponsor: Mission Theatre Company
Contact Name: Kathryn Frengs
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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  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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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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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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You've probably spent countless hours in front of a screen watching a hero save the world, solve a mystery, plan a prison break or repair a spaceship to return home. Now it's your turn! The Escape...

Cost: $34.99

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

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

Where:
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 W 7th St.
St. Paul, MN  55102
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Sponsor: Minnesota Children's Museum
Telephone: 651-225-6000
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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When men make a mess of things, who suffers the costs? And what happens when those in power dictate the fate of those who are oppressed? Though these questions ring eternal through the ages, they...

Cost: $10-$40

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

Cost: $37-47

Where:
Jungle Theater
2951 Lyndale Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN
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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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“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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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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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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Sponsor: Minnesota Children's Museum
Telephone: (651) 225-6000
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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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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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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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In Dissonance and Repair, painters Barbara Kreft and Kimberly Benson explore abstraction through similar channels, investigating ideas such as ideal beauty and cultural representations of nature....

Cost: Free

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


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

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

Cost: $50-89

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


Website »

More information

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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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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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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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
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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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“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

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
View map »


Telephone: 612-625-5380

More information

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

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

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


Website »

More information

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

Cost: $25-$47

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


Telephone: 612-822-7063

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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
View map »


Sponsor: Market Garden Theatre
Contact Name: Lucas Skjaret
Website »

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

Cost: $10-$40

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


Sponsor: Mission Theatre Company
Contact Name: Kathryn Frengs
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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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Minneapolis museums house two iconic works of photorealism—Chuck Close’s huge self-portrait at the Walker and another of a guy named Frank at Mia. Countless strokes of acrylic paint...

Cost: Free

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

Cost: $20-$34

Where:
Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55403
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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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) 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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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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Join us to learn how to make a Farmhouse Dining Room Table! This table can be adjusted to fit in any space, and can be made as table, counter or bar height. Learn more at...

Cost: 179.00

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

Cost: No Charge

Where:
Josiah Center
1600 Gervais Avenue
Suite 2
Maplewood, MN  55109
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Sponsor: Josiah Center
Telephone: 651-260-0217
Contact Name: Mary Wheelock
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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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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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Swan Lake with live orchestra   Houston Ballet, one of America’s most highly-regarded ballet companies, has long been a Northrop audience favorite. They will return with Artistic...

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

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

Cost: $10-$40

Where:
Urban Growler
325 Endicott St
St. Paul, MN  55114
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Sponsor: Mission Theatre Company
Contact Name: Kathryn Frengs
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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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Sponsor: Minnesota Children's Museum
Telephone: 651-225-6000
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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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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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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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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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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 »

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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
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 »

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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 »

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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
Website »

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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
View map »


Sponsor: Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center
Telephone: 952-948-6506
Contact Name: Karen Mohsenian
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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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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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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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 to learn how to make a Farmhouse Dining Room Table! This table can be adjusted to fit in any space, and can be made as table, counter or bar height. Learn more at...

Cost: 179.00

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

Cost: No Charge

Where:
Josiah Center
1600 Gervais Avenue
Suite 2
Maplewood, MN  55109
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Sponsor: Josiah Center
Telephone: 651-260-0217
Contact Name: Mary Wheelock
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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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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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A tale, told with music and humor, of a poor woman who receives a bag of gold from the gods and is torn in two as she tries to help all her struggling friends but take care of herself at the same...

Cost: $10-$30

Where:
St Paul's ELCA of Minneapolis
2742 15th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55407
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Sponsor: Ten Thousand Things
Telephone: 612-203-9502
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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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  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:                                 Good Morning Minneapolis WHO:                                   Hosted by the Minneapolis...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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ART IS...Show & Tales is led by Ta-coumba T. Aiken and three gifted artists: Angela Davis, Christopher-Aaron Deanes, and Yijia Li. Their ambition? To tell nothing but the truth through their own...

Cost: $0-5

Where:
Twin Cities PBS - Street Space
172 East 4th Street
St. Paul, MN  55101
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Drop by our TPT Street Space during the 2018 Saint Paul Spring Art Crawl for an open house presented by our weekly local arts series Minnesota Original. Enjoy light refreshments, live music and...

Cost: free

Where:
Twin Cities PBS - Street Space
172 East 4th Street
Saint Paul, MN  55101
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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
View map »


Sponsor: Commonweal Theatre Co.
Telephone: 800-657-7025
Website »

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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
View map »


Sponsor: Combustible Company
Contact Name: Erik Hoover
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
View map »


Telephone: 612-625-5380

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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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A tale, told with music and humor, of a poor woman who receives a bag of gold from the gods and is torn in two as she tries to help all her struggling friends but take care of herself at the same...

Cost: $10-$30

Where:
St Paul's ELCA of Minneapolis
2742 15th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55407
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Sponsor: Ten Thousand Things
Telephone: 612-203-9502
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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
View map »


Sponsor: University of Minnesota's Theatre Arts and Dance Department
Telephone: 612-625-6699
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

More information

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

Cost: $10-$40

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


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

More information

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
View map »

More information

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

Cost: $37-47

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


Website »

More information

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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"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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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This Spring, EILEEN FISHER Renew is partnering with a few friends to bring their collection of gently worn, affordable EILEEN FISHER clothes to new customers around the country!   EILEEN...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hackwith Design House
550 Vandalia Street
Suite 314
Saint Paul, MN  55114
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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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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
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Quick and decisive strokes fill Susan Horn’s canvas. She writes, “As I am painting, I am looking for a resonance – a rhythm that physically hits you like a deep chord. This is the sensation I...

Cost: Free

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

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

Where:
St. Anthony Main Theatre
115 SE Main St.
Minneapolis, MN  55414
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Sponsor: Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul
Telephone: 612.331.7563
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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You are invited to the opening reception for Barriers: Photographs by Christopher Atkins! Saturday, April 28 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Christopher Atkins will be in the gallery to talk with you...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Studio 395, Northrup King Building
1500 Jackson Street NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Telephone: 612-385-4239
Contact Name: Anita Sue Kolman
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Drop by our TPT Street Space during the 2018 Saint Paul Spring Art Crawl for an open house presented by our weekly local arts series Minnesota Original. Enjoy light refreshments, live music and...

Cost: free

Where:
Twin Cities PBS - Street Space
172 East 4th Street
Saint Paul, MN  55101
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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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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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“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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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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Nunsense is a hilarious spoof about the misadventures of five nuns trying to manage a fundraiser. Sadly, the rest of the sisterhood died from botulism after eating a meal prepared by Sister Julia...

Cost: $8- $18 per person

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

Cost: $13-20 sliding scale

Where:
The Crane Theater
2303 Kennedy Street NE
Minneapolis, MN  55413
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Sponsor: Market Garden Theatre
Contact Name: Lucas Skjaret
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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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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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A tale, told with music and humor, of a poor woman who receives a bag of gold from the gods and is torn in two as she tries to help all her struggling friends but take care of herself at the same...

Cost: $10-$30

Where:
St Paul's ELCA of Minneapolis
2742 15th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55407
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Sponsor: Ten Thousand Things
Telephone: 612-203-9502
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MARCH 31 - APRIL 29, 2018 Tuesday – Saturday 7:30 p.m. Sunday 2 & 7:30 p.m. The Wolves is a portrait of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls, who just want to...

Cost: $25-$47

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

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

Cost: $15-28

Where:
Gremlin Theater
550 Vandalia St
St Paul, MN  55114
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Sponsor: Combustible Company
Contact Name: Erik Hoover
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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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"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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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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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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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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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  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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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
Website »

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

Cost: $30-$40

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


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

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