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Dessa among acts coming to the Fitzgerald Theater

  • Blog Post by: Claude Peck
  • August 29, 2011 - 2:30 PM

 

 Dessa is on the fall lineup at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul.

Star Tribune photo by CARLOS GONZALEZ

Minnesota Public Radio has announced these artists and shows for the fall season at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul. Tickets go on sale Aug. 30.

Cowboy poet, author and Morning Edition commentator Baxter Black, joined by Joe Savage and Starlight Trio, Becky Thompson and Pop Wagner. Oct. 13, 7 p.m., $30.

Rapper and writer Dessa, whose new CD is "Castor, The Twin," performs with guests Aby Wolf, Sean McPherson, Dustin Kiel and others. Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. $25.

TheMoth Radio Hour, a storytelling showcase. Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. $25.

Actor, comedian and author John Hodgman (above) plays a Wits Special edition, along with songwriter John Darnielle from The Mountain Goats. Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. $25

Children’s book author Kate DiCamillo will interview Caldecott-winning illustrator Chris Van Allsburg about his new book, "The Chronicles of Harris Burdick."  Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. $15.

Violinist, mandolinist and "Prairie Home Companinon" regular Peter Ostroushko. Nov. 25 at 8 p.m. $34.

The New Standards Holiday Show. Dec. 2 & 3 at 8 p.m. $32.

"Of Mirth and Mischief," by Kevin Kling and Steve Kramer, directed by Peter Rothstein. Dec. 16-17 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 18 at 2 p.m. $20-$29.

Events take place at the Fitz, 10 E. Exchange St., St. Paul. 651-290-1200. 

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