You might have seen some viral YouTube videos of this stellar a cappella quintet known as Pentatonix; the most popular are their Daft Punk remix, holiday songs and “The Evolution of Music.” Join Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi, Kirstin Maldonado, Avi Kaplan and Kevin Olusola as they celebrate their fourth album in one year to debut in the top ten on Billboard’s charts. $29.50–$59.50. 8 p.m.
Arts & Performance
Relating the experiences of war to civilians can often be a difficult experience for returning veterans. The Telling Project has been working since 2008 to facilitate person-to-person contact between audiences and members of the military to build community and support networks through performance. Telling features a cast of Minnesota military members, veterans and their families performing a script based off of their own experiences for an emotionally poignant show.
The Children’s Theatre Company is proud to present an adaptation of Mark Twain’s classic tale, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Adapted for the stage by director Greg Banks, the audience can join Huck and Jim on their journey down the Mississip’ as the actors bring this entertaining and heartwarming tale to life. Recommended for ages 8 and up. Adults $10–$58; children 4 and up $10–$38; children 3 and under $5. Show times vary; check online. 2400 3rd Ave. S., Mpls.; 612.874.0400; childrenstheatre.org.
Sit back and soak in this choral music performance of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. At their winter concert, the National Lutheran Choir hopes to inspire audiences and spotlight the importance of perseverance. Originally an autobiography, published in 1969 by Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings moves audiences in this musical adaptation. $10–$25. 4 p.m. Woodlake Lutheran Church, 7525 Oliver Ave. S., Mpls.; 612.866.8449; nlca.com.
To many, the sounds of Jazz are just that—sounds. The intermingling of instruments, with their syncopated rhythms and unpredictable melodies, can seem like gibberish to those who haven’t played or studied jazz. This class will investigate the cultural, historical and personal stories of the jazz movement. You might even be tapping your feet on your way out the door. $5 for Walker Art Center members. 2–3 p.m. Lecture Room, Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Mpls.; 612.375.7600; members.walkerart.org.
talented cast and crew of GODSPELL have been singing, dancing and rehearsing to
bring us this fun, energetic Broadway musical that will be performed in
Messiah's Sanctuary on:
March 13 at 7 p.m.
March 14 at 7 p.m.
March 15 at 2 p.m.
From Age to Age celebrates the holy season of Advent at Lord of Life Lutheran with choral pieces emphasizing the Virgin Mary's point of view.
Join From Age to Age as they sing titles of leading female composers Abbie Betinis and Cecilia McDowall, as well as the most inspired works of the season through Mary’s eyes.
Enjoy the sounds of the holidays in a joint concert by the Plymouth Concert Band and Chorus Polaris. The concert will include traditional and contemporary holiday band and choral music. The concert is free and open to the public. No tickets are necessary.
Come celebrate the arts at the Plymouth Creek Center with its annual Plymouth Arts Fair. There will be various high-end artists with their work on display to sell. There will be paintings, sculptures and jewelry—and all featured artists hail from Minnesota. Come see the differences among artists and how they make their crafts their own. Live music and children’s activities will also take place to make it a great family event. Free. 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday, noon–4 p.m. Sunday. Plymouth Creek Center, 14800 34th Ave.