Arts & Performance

Pillsbury House Theatre’s Late Nite Series

November 12 and 19 For its two remaining Saturdays in November, this series features several up-and-coming artists from Minnesota and New York who show off their stuff at Pillsbury House Theatre in South Minneapolis. Now in its 19th year, the series features different artists and performers each night. This year, the event will include a tribute to former participant and spoken word artists Kirk Washington, who died in a car accident last year. Arrive early at 8 p.m. and share a meal with the artists before the show at no extra cost. Ages 16 and up. 8 p.m.–midnight. $15. Read more about Pillsbury House Theatre’s Late Nite Series

Hip Hop Nutcracker

Back by popular demand, The Hip Hop Nutcracker is a fiery combination of Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet and modern hip hop choreography. The performance features dancers who have performed at venues all over the world, hip hop icon Kurtis Blow as guest emcee, an on-stage DJ and an electric violinist, all to bring the traditional Nutcracker story to life in an exciting new way. Don’t miss the dance party before the show and during intermission. Read more about Hip Hop Nutcracker

South Bend Civic Theatre Presents Conor McPherson’s “The Weir” in the Warner Studio Oct. 7-16

Join
us October 7-16th for Conor McPherson’s Irish tale set in the intimate
Warner Studio. Transport your self to a rural bar in Ireland where the locals
swap spooky stories in an attempt to impress a young woman who has recently
moved from Dublin to the nearby "haunted house." Little to they know,
that she has her own scary tale to tell." Read more about South Bend Civic Theatre Presents Conor McPherson’s “The Weir” in the Warner Studio Oct. 7-16

Cultural Survival Bazaar at Plymouth

This free admission, family-friendly festival features art, crafts and other ethically made cultural products created by Native artists from around the world. Enjoy demonstrations by artists, Indigenous cuisine, and live music from around the world. Chat with Indigenous artists about their crafts and cultures and bring home a beautiful memento of your local trip around the world. Read more about Cultural Survival Bazaar at Plymouth

Amahl and the Night Visitors

Celebrate the nativity story through Gian Carlo Menotti’s one act opera, Amahl and the Night Visitors. Do not miss this internationally renowned work, with live professional eighteen-piece orchestra, that remains one of the most frequently performed modern operas. The opera is performed in English and performances will include a special appearance of the North Star Boys’ Choir. Read more about Amahl and the Night Visitors

Minnesota Memories Quilt Show

The show features over a hundred beautiful quilts made by guild members. Quilts of alltypes will be on display including: bed quilts, wall quilts, applique, paper piecing, art quilta and many mofe. Come and enjoy these beautiful quilts with your family and your friends.

Start your holiday shopping early by visiting our gift boutique. The boutique features quilting and non-quilt related items with many amazing hand-made items by guild members such as: place mats, table runners, wall hangings, purses bags and more. Read more about Minnesota Memories Quilt Show

Loring Park Art Festival

August 8–9 More than 140 local
artists converge on Loring Park, a beautiful green space in west
Minneapolis, for this annual juried festival. Check out paintings,
photography, printmaking and handmade paper, woodwork, jewelry,
sculptures, fiber art, mixed media, glass art and more. In addition to
browsing artwork, stop by one of the food and beverage vendor spots for a
cool-down treat. Bring the fam: Strolling musicians and children’s
Read more about Loring Park Art Festival

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