Arts & Performance

Art Attack

250 artists will be featured in the 22nd Annual Art Attack event. Explore all four floors of the Northrup King Building, packed with artists, singer/songwriters and composers. The event includes the opportunity to talk with the artists, listen to music, get creative with the interactive activities and eat great food.

Maple Grove Halloween Craft and Gift Show

Want to get an early start on holiday shopping, or update your home décor, jewelry or self-care product collections? This show offers a multitude of handmade arts, jewelry, bath and body products, home décor items, glass art, pottery, carved-wood items and more. Food available for purchase. Free admission.

The New One

Mike Birbiglia presents this Broadway series at the Ordway this fall, telling his tales of parenting in ways you’ve never heard before. You’ll have the time of your life listening to his heart, his humor will lift your mood and you’ll end your night on a high. 

Divine Light by VocalEssence

Join this music ensemble at the historic Summit Center for their presentation of Divine Light, a chamber performance that will explore the relationship between the human and the divine. Along with Ruggero Allifranchini on violin, there will be two performances along with preconcert talks illuminating the stories behind the songs. First Performance 4–5:30 p.m., second performance 7–8:30 p.m.

Mean Girls

See the classic movie reimagined in this hilarious Broadway musical. Follow Cady Heron as she navigates her way through a new high school, encountering the trials and tribulations that come along with joining the popular crowd. It will have you rolling with laughter, certain that it most definitely does make “fetch” happen. Tickets currently available to donors and subscribers.

Wayzata Theatre Presents - 'Legally Blonde'

Elle Woods has it all: looks, charm, privilege, and the perfect almost-fiancé – until he dumps her for someone more “serious” and heads to Harvard Law School. Determined to win him back, Elle follows him to Harvard, defying everyone’s expectations. As she learns more about law and herself, Elle realizes that she has more potential than she ever imagined, and proves that being true to oneself never goes out of style. Nominated for 7 Tony Awards, Legally Blonde is a bold, bubbly Broadway hit.

'The Glass Menagerie'

Join the Guthrie Theater for its 2019-2020 season kick-off with Tennessee William’s lyrical family drama The Glass Menagerie. Director Joseph Haj takes this classic to the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Recommended ages 12 and up. Prices vary. Show times vary.

Theaster Gates at the Walker Art Center

Artist Theaster Gates is taking over the Walker’s galleries for an immersive artistic experience. Originally trained in ceramics, Gates has expanded his practice to include performance, installation and archival conservation. He is best known for his 2009 project Dorchester Project in Chicago, which recycled a two-story property on the South Side, turning it into a performance space, library and archive. All ages. Prices vary. Gallery hours vary. Walker Art Center, 725 Vineland Place, Mpls.; 612.375.7600; 

Fun Alcohol Ink Class

Alcohol ink class

September 28th from 1-3 pm

Dow Gallery, St Paul

Alcohol inks are highly pigmented with beautiful vibrant colors. Are you ready to try a different medium and take home an original painting?

Come and join me in this wonderful step-by-step instructional class where I will teach you about alcohol inks, how to use them and we will also finish a 12 x 12“ substrate to make an original painting. We will paint with air- right! No brushes needed

No previous experience required. Supplies provided 

Ages 21 and above welcome 


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