Weekend Best Bets: June 20-June 22

What you need to see, do, hear, and experience this weekend

Friday, June 20

The Human Experience

WHAT: Things Are You the All
WHERE: Red Eye Theater, Mpls.
WHEN: 8 p.m.
Connect the pieces of human interaction through this collaboration of cabaret and theater. The complex show takes you on a journey with a cast of nearly twenty performers they delving into questions of the human existence in one of the Twin Cities most enduring avant-garde arts venues. Get ticket info at redeyetheater.org.

Wait, Who are You?

WHAT: Twelfth Night
WHERE: Kenwood Park, Mpls.
WHEN: 6:30 p.m.
The Duke falls in love with Olivia, but Olivia loves Sebastian (who is really Viola), and Viola actually is in love with the Duke. Confused yet? It’s only the beginning of the lunacy that presents itself in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, a series of events all stemming from one shipwrecked set of twins. Bring your bug spray and blanket for a terrific summer Shakespeare in the park, and check out the comedy that’s still compelling after hundreds of years. Learn more at: theatreprorata.org.

Saturday, June 21

The Art of Music

WHAT: Rock the Garden
WHERE: Walker Art Center/ Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, Mpls.
WHEN: 3 p.m.
What does Rock the Garden have that other concerts don’t? It’s all about the setting, amid the eclectic art of the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Check out music ranging from rock to hip-hop to indie blues, and keep the good times rolling right into the next day: Rock the Garden is a two-night event for the first time in its history. Head to walkerart.org to learn more.

You’ve Got a Friend in Me

WHAT: Pixar in Concert
WHERE: Minnesota Orchestra Hall, Mpls.
WHEN: 8 p.m.
Kids, grab your parents—this show will take you to infinity and beyond(!). Watch multi-media clips from the beloved Pixar animated movies, all set to cinematic music performed live by the Minnesota Orchestra. Go to minnesotaorchestra.org to get ticket info.

Sunday, June 22

Sound of the Strings

WHAT: Minnesota Philharmonic Orchestra
WHERE: Lake Harriet Bandshell, Mpls.
WHEN: 5:30 p.m.
Some of the best sounds and sights of summer. Spend a night out with the Philharmonic Orchestra, performed in the bandshell on Lake Harriet. Let the rhythm ride across the lake during this summertime tradition. Learn more at www.mnphil.org.

Unchained Melody

WHAT: Ghost, The Musical
WHERE: Orpheum Theater, Mpls.
WHEN: 1 p.m.
Don’t let the title scare you away; this isn’t a horror show. It’s an epic love story, in a musical version of the cinema classic that starred Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze—we can’t wait to see how they stage that famous pottery scene. Learn more at: hennepintheatretrust.org.

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