Arts & Performance

Gershwin, Ravel & Jazz: Hear the 20s Roar

Hear some of the most vibrant music from the 1920s as a kid from Brooklyn and a gentleman from France meet, connect, and inspire each other. An American in Paris, Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G, Rhapsody in Blue, and more jazz newly arranged for a clarinet trio. Join us for an evening of Gershwin and Ravel with The Ebony, Ivory & Spruce Trio (clarinet, piano, violin).

Performed by The Ebony, Ivory & Spruce Trio

Friday, July 26 at 7:00pm (doors at 6:00) $15

9x22 SOLO

Twice a year, 9x22 SOLO will present the work of a single choreographer in a 30-minute piece of new, original choreography in any style to help further their work through extended in-depth discussion and a share of the door. The third edition of 9x22 SOLO will feature the work of Margot Bassett Silver. 

Presented by Laurie Van Wieren

Featuring Margot Bassett Silver

Wednesday, July 24 at 8:00pm (doors at 7:00) $6-$15 sliding scale

The Buffalo Show

Tatanka Ohitika (“Strong Buffalo”) is a Dakota elder and poet from the Sisseton- Wahpeton Oyate. He is a decorated Marine Corps Vietnam Veteran and American Indian Movement (AIM) activist who has traveled around the world performing his work, collecting a million stories and writing a “zillion” poems, advocating for indigenous peoples across the globe. Strong Buffalo join forces with host Leech Laker Al Gross, to deliver much needed love medicine to a world in need, with wise words and dirty grooves, and interspersed with thoughtful conversation.

Geek Slink & Drink

The Wheel of DOOM returns! Join the geekiest cast of cabaret performers around for a night of belly dance, burlesque, drag, live music, and hilarity as the TC's premier geek-centric cabaret returns...with a TWIST! Our performers have a night of delicious numbers planned but will also have to spin the wheel of random performance, and no one knows what will come up. It's geek cabaret with a whole lot of surprises!

Mini Plays for Minneapolis (+ St. Paul)

From the Minnesota Goodbye to queer narratives to public transit, “Mini Plays for Minneapolis (+ St. Paul)” showcases a series of new works from emerging playwrights across the Twin Cities. With a team of entirely young artists, Hedge Theatre presents their own take on where the Twin Cities are at, where they’re going, and what they need to hear.

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, July 19, 20, and 21 at 7:00pm (doors at 6:00) $14/$10 in advance or with student ID

Movie Night at the Ballpark

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.

Minnehaha Falls Art Fair

Minnehaha Falls is one of Minneapolis' oldest and most popular parks featuring a majestic 53-foot waterfall, limestone bluffs, river overlooks, Sea Salt Eatery, many walking and hiking trails, and more! And now, for the first time ever, Minnehaha Falls will be the site of Minnesota's newest Art Fair!  Celebrate over 100 amazing artists at the 1st annual Minnehaha Falls Art Fair. Peruse a wide variety of mediums including paintings, ceramics, textiles, screen-printing, woodworking, photography, culinary arts, and more.

Disney’s 'Coco' with Live Orchestra

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. 

'Fiddler on the Roof' at the Orpheum

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! 

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