Join Jimmy Stewart & Aili Emilia to celebrate the release of their debut album, Experimental Mice. Heavily influenced by singer-songwriters like Damien Rice, the album features intricate finger picking, rich cello, and simple but beautiful vocal harmonies. Come to hear the live version played with a full band, plus the lovely Elsa Lee to start off the night.
Arts & Performance
9x22 is a monthly opportunity for three choreographers of varying styles to present their work and discuss it with an informed and engaged audience. Each piece is followed by a discussion moderated by choreographer/curator Laurie Van Wieren. September’s choreographers: Valerie Oliveiro, Zoe Cinel, and Michelle Kranicke.
Oyate Hotanin (“Voice of the People”) returns for the world premiere of RedTalks: Current Events from an American Indian Perspective. Hear American Indian thoughts on matters that matter to us all. Featuring moderator Al Gross and host Crystal Norcross with performances by Strong Buffalo and Carlos Garcia Velasco with special guests.
Solo performances by Laryssa Husiak, Mitsu Salmon and Christine Shallenberg
Triple Heartbeat is an evening of three solo interdisciplinary performance works exploring themes of nature, ritual, and family. The works blend storytelling, dance, text, and voice and are shared as an exchange between Chicago and Minneapolis. The three artists - Laryssa Husiak, Christine Shallenberg, and Mitsu Salmon - have known each other for nearly half their lives but this is the first time they are all performing together in an event.
Story Club Minneapolis is a live monthly storytelling show featuring both an open mic segment and a curated set of performers from all over the Twin Cities arts scene and beyond. Story Club showcases true, autobiographical stories -- especially stories that are bold, vulnerable, unexpected, and connected to the complexity of our cultural environment. No two Story Club evenings are ever alike, but each month when we wrap up the show, we feel like we’ve witnessed a new, unique little community coming together.
"There's this invention that takes carbon out of the air and sequesters it and can do it on a massive scale. It's friendly to people -- anybody can use it. It was invented 300 million years ago, and it's called a tree." - Lee Frelich on Minnesota Public Radio
Two fearless comedic polymaths appear together for an unpredictable evening of stand-up comedy in Live from the Gutter! Jamie Loftus, host of feminist movie podcast The Bechdel Cast, brings her “absurdism for the modern woman” (Forbes). Sarah Sherman, AKA Sarah Squirm, continues her “never-ending mission to find and celebrate the beauty of the grotesque and weird” (Vulture).
Celebrating its 10th year, the Twin Cities Film Fest highlights the talents of independent filmmakers in Minnesota. The festival includes the Changemaker Series, which this year focuses on environmental responsibility. Walk the red carpet and view over 100 films from shorts to feature films.
Looking for a unique way to spend a fall afternoon? Mixed Precipitation presents The Clemency of Tito’s Records: A Picnic Operetta. The production will include classical music arias from Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito, satire, food and new-wave and synth-pop music. Mixed Precipitation promises “backstabbing, bitterness and a murderous revenge plot.” With this mix of métiers, there should be something to please everyone in this edible opera. Perfect for a September afternoon when you want something out of the ordinary.
Join the Guthrie Theater for its 2019-2020 season kick-off with Tennessee William’s lyrical family drama The Glass Menagerie. Director Joseph Haj takes this classic to the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Recommended ages 12 and up. Prices vary. Show times vary.