Two Rivers Chorale presents, “I Was Glad! Grand anthems and motets from English Cathedrals,” a thrilling program of soaring sacred music from the British sacred choral tradition, both accompanied and a cappella. Motets and anthems by G. F. Handel, Edward Elgar, C. Hubert Parry, Charles Villiers Stanford, Charles Wood, Herbert Howells, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Philip Stopford and more. Stay for tea and scones following the performance! ($5 per person) Cheers! Read more about Two Rivers Chorale presents, "I Was Glad! Grand anthems and motets from English Cathedrals"
Arts & Performance
Movie Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid is showing at Plymouth Creek Center in conjunction with Plymouth READS 2020. Registration required at HCLIB.org. Questions or help call Plymouth Library at 612-543-5825. Read more about Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
You will learn to cut glass using glass cutting tools and to fix your design using silicon glue. Grout and finish your coaster and take it home the same evening! You will work with glass artist and teacher, Cindy Bergstrom and several other Westside Art Guild members.
Come to the Orono Discovery Center room 202, 5050 Independence St., Maple Plain, MnN
Join One Voice in honoring the life and work of gay, African American civil rights activist Bayard Rustin with The Man Behind the Dream, a commissioned work that tells the story of Rustin’s early years growing up as a Quaker, singer, athlete and activist who became a mentor to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and organizer of the 1963 March on Washington. Composer Steve Milloy uses two story-guides, the full chorus, and a 5-piece band to chronicle Rustin’s influence on Dr. King’s strategy of peaceful protest and pays tribute to current day activists. Read more about One Voice Mixed Chorus presents Bayard Rustin: The Man Behind the Dream
More than 40 Minnesota bluegrass bands will perform over this incredible weekend festival. With live concerts, dances, workshops, instrument exhibitors and jam sessions, there’s plenty to look forward to. All ages. Friday 6:00 p.m.–midnight, Saturday 10:30 a.m.–10:15
p.m., Sunday 9:45 a.m.–2 p.m. Read more about Minnesota Bluegrass Winter Weekend
Lizzie Ehrenhalt will discuss Precious and Adored, her new book about a long-term romance between two women at the turn of the 20th century. In 1890, Rose Cleveland, a sister of President Grover Cleveland, fell in love with Evangeline Marrs Simpson, who later married the first Episcopal bishop of Minnesota, and wrote to her for 19 years. The book includes annotated transcriptions of their letters, some of which were hidden from the public in the 1970s. Sponsored by Friends of the Plymouth Library. Read more about Author’s Talk at Plymouth Library
Come out to Lake Harriet to explore a village of ice houses-turned-art studios. With over 150 artists and more than 20 shanties, let your imagination run wild across the ice as you explore the make-shift village. Watch performances, interact with resident artists and get in on the creative action yourself. All ages. 612.567.6844 Read more about Art Shanty Projects
Are you ready to have a fun night full of laughs? Look no further than Tracy Morgan and his comedy show! He is starring currently in The Last OG, so be sure to grab a ticket and make a fun night out of the stand-up show! Adults only. Read more about Tracy Morgan: No Disrespect
Come support local filmmakers at AdventureMN Film Festival. This is a great opportunity to watch some short films that you might not normally get to see. The films are mostly about life in Minnesota and exploring the places that most people might not get to see in the land of 10,000 lakes. All ages. Read more about The AdventureMN Film Festival
From 42nd Street to “Easy Street” and “All That Jazz” to “Step In Time,” dance on Broadway helps to shape the dance world and creates cultural memories that last well beyond the dance floor. In this installment of Ordway Cabaret, we hear from artists whose voices are seldom heard but whose contributions are key to the story and spectacle of the Broadway musical. Join us as we look at the legacy of dance in musical theater, the choreographers who created it, and the stories of the dancers in the ensembles that make our musicals move. Read more about Ordway Cabaret: Gotta Dance!