Nigerian-born guitarist and singer Carolyne Naomi’s music draws inspiration from many styles both African and American, but it’s consistently soulful, upbeat and hopeful. There’s no better soundtrack to the last month of summer.
Arts & Performance
The Delphia Cello Quartet formed in 2017 has a repertoire of everything from classical to pop. At Icehouse they’ll perform “Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1” by the great modern Brazilian classical composer Heitor Villa-Lobos, plus some of their own arrangements.
AARP Minnesota will be hosting the Fifth Annual Movie Night at the Ballpark at St. Paul’s CHS Field on August 1st, where we will be screening A League of Their Own (rated PG). Moviegoers can take in the event in the stands or they can bring a blanket to enjoy the movie from the outfield of the park. The event is free to movie-lovers of any age, family-friendly and inclusive to all, and a fantastic way to connect to the richness and heart of St. Paul.
Disney’s Coco is colorful, creative and lauded for its music, and rightly so. For the first time ever, the Mexican folklore-inspired adventure to the land of the dead will be accompanied live by the Minnesota Orchestra performing Michael Giacchino’s score from beginning to end.
The classic tale of love, life and family comes to town for just one week this summer. We can all relate to story of a father’s traditions on one hand and his free-spirited daughters on the other hand. L’chaim!
Broadening the definition of American music, Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter and storyteller Lyle Lovett will perform a blend of country, jazz, folk, gospel and blues alongside his band.
With hand-crafted creations ranging from photography and ceramics to jewelry and original artwork, visitors can dive into a world of unique creativity. In addition to the number of local artists, this event will also have additional forms of entertainment, tasty food and a kid-friendly art zone to fuel every patron’s needs.
Take the hassle out of rummaging through miscellaneous items for quality products and visit this unique, yet trendy shopping experience. This month, visitors can shop for one-of-a-kind vintage clothing, home furnishings, vinyl accessories and more on the lush grounds of the Turnblad Mansion, home of the American Swedish Institute.
For 19 years, the Loring Park Art Festival has combined the beauty of creative expression and community to develop an engaging event for all. Featuring a Lakes & Legends Beer Garden, a variety of tasty foods and 140 visual artists, there is something for every eye and taste bud to enjoy.
Two cute kids, a criminal grandma and one stay-at-home dad is a recipe for both disaster and the humanity of parenting in Stinkers. Writing and directing are Josh Tobiessen and Sarah Rasmussen, the duo behind 2017’s small-town comedy Lone Star Spirits.