Arts & Performance

I Am Woman Hear Me Roar, presented by Lori Dokken - July 13 and 14

Join us for an evening celebrating some of the greatest women singers and songwriters ever! With Lori Dokken at the piano and an all-girl rhythm section, Twin Cities' vocalists Judi Vinar, Debbie Duncan, Patty Peterson and Rachel Holder Hennig turn the Fireside Theatre into a celebration of some of the matriarchs of music. Sit back and enjoy the vibrant vocal harmonies these girls put to tunes made famous by such divas as: Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Annie Lennox, Carole King, Tina Turner, Judy Garland, Christina Aguilera and many more.

Footloose the Musical

Performing in the Chaska High school auditorium, Chaska Valley Family Theatre presents Footloose!

Alternative Circuitry Creations (Teens)

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Friday, June 29 and Saturday, June 30 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. for Alternative Circuitry Creations. This 2 day mini camp for will present teens with the opportunity to create unique circuit crafts including a giant floor piano and stuffed plush toys.

Church Basement Ladies in “You Smell Barn”

From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and the Jello molds are put away, these steadfast, sturdy women head to their farms, peel off their good girdles, and get on with their daily chores.

Paul Nelson Meet and Greet at Room & Board

Photographer Paul Nelson, co-founder of Wild Birds Flying, will be the guest artist at a meet-and-greet at Room & Board in Edina on Wednesday, June 13 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Paul follows migratory patterns of North American birds to capture a unique glimpse of their movements as they take off for flight. He developed a specialized photography rig that allows him to capture split-second images of the birds, resulting in stunning photographs that show patterns and details that the naked eye alone wouldn't be able to see.

Book Launch Party!

Join Edina author Megan Maynor for a sandcastle-themed book launch party celebrating her new picture book for children, The Sandcastle That Lola Built, published by Knopf Books for Young Readers. 

We'll have real sand to dig in and sea glass to find, tasty treats, a giant collaborative sandcastle art project, and, of course...story time! 

NEMAA 23rd Annual Art-A-Whirl

Immerse yourself in the art world by attending Art-A-Whirl’s open studio tour in the Northeast Minneapolis arts district. Not only will you get a behind-the-scenes look at local artists’ work in their studio spaces, but you can also purchase unique artwork in the form of paintings, pottery, sculpture, photography and more. 

may 18 // 5-10 pm
may 19 // noon-8 pm
may 20 // noon-5 pm

Joint Gospel Performance

Music has the power to bring about harmony with its harmonies. So be sure to check out the Edina Chorale and the Twin Cities Community Gospel Choir as they jointly present “The Soul of Gospel.” This concert will be a celebration of African-American musical traditions from deeply moving slave songs to spirituals as well as traditional and contemporary gospel melodies.

THE TRUTH: An exhibition of paintings by Remo Campopiano at the California Building

THE TRUTH: An exhibition of paintings by Remo Campopiano at the California Building

WHEN: Friday, May 18th, 5 - 10pm; Saturday, noon - 8pm; Sunday, noon - 5pm.

WHERE: First floor of the California Building, 2205 California St. NE, Studio 99, across from Mojo Coffee

Minneapolis, MN—Remo Campopiano, MFA, will be exhibiting a series of experimental paintings dealing with beauty, truth and lies. In these paintings he explores how great minds in history understand the difference between what is real and what is fake.


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