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Best Bets: June 5-11

Things to do this week include Love and Rockets, Red Bull event, Brave New Workshop, and more

’90s Love

What: Love and Rockets
When: June 5
Where: Palace Theatre, 17 W. Seventh Place, St. Paul

English alternative rock band Love and Rockets may not have as many big hits as the other English alternative rock band coming to St. Paul later this week, The Cure, but fans of the group formed by Bauhaus members are sure to flash back to the 1990s with favorites “Ball of Confusion” and “So Alive.”

Bonus Competition

What: Red Bull Bonus Track competition
When: June 10
Where: Trollhaugen Resort, 2232 100th Ave., Dresser, Wisconsin

Red Bull Bonus Track is a single-day snowboard competition of 16 pairs of pro snowboarders competing and filming their feats on the specially-built coursein a Wisconsin forest. The videos will be edited that day and shown at a watch party that night at the resort.

Summer in the City

What: “It’s Not the Heat, it’s the Stupidity”
When: Opens June 10-Aug. 5
Where: Dudley Riggs Theatre, 824 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis

For improv and comedy group Brave New Workshop’s 308th show, summer in Minnesota is worth the skewering and shout-outs. With road construction, mosquitos, and cabin culture, summer in Minnesota is always fun to celebrate.

“The Prom” at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres


What: “The Prom”
When: Closes June 10
Where: Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, 501 W. 78th St., Chanhassen

This feel-good Tony-nominated performance for Best Musical and winner of Best Musical Score offers laughs, love, and plenty of sparkle complete with an abundant meal for dinner and a show in one spot.

The Art of Disney

What: Immersive Disney Animation
When: Through Aug. 13
Where: Lighthouse Artspace, 1515 Central Ave. N.E., Minneapolis

Combine a day of Art-A-Whirl studio hopping with a stop by the Immersive Disney Animation exhibit. Lighthouse Artspace guests attending during Art-A-Whirl will receive priority parking in the privately managed lot at 1505 Central Ave.