Preserve, cultivate and celebrate the rich Irish heritage along the Mississippi River by delving into authentic dishes, listening to live music and watching Irish dancers perform. All proceeds go to the Minnesota Irish cultural community and the supporting new immigrant groups through the help of the Legacy Fund.
Arts & Performance
The Lowertown Sounds concert series wraps up with a month of indie rock. The Killer-esque three-piece The Shackletons play on the eighth, Porcupine rocks darker and fuzzier on the 15th and the notoriously energetic The Melismatics play the 22nd.
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.
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.