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June 14
Hannah Cruz, on the horse, plays suffragist Inez Milholland in Shaina Taub's "Suffs" that's up for a best musical Tony. The production is backed by Mi

Minnesotans are in the Broadway mix at the 2024 Tony Awards

Jessica Lange is nominated for best actress and "Suffs," backed by Minneapolis-based Stone Arch Theatricals, is up for best musical.
Stage & Arts
June 13
The production "Cthulhu: the Musical!" by the Oregon-based troupe Puppeteers for Fears is coming soon to Minneapolis. It's one weird art event to chec

3 Twin Cities art events that get weird with it

A puppet murder play, an ode to the chair and a cabaret-style show devoted to weird art are among the strangest things to do in Minnesota this month.
Stage & Arts
June 13
Harvey K. Littleton 
American, 1922–2013 
Double Arch, 1982 
Cased, hot-worked, cut, and assembled glass

New American studio glass exhibit at Shoreview museum goes beyond Dale Chihuly

A new exhibit at the Cafesjian Art Trust Museum offers a broader look at the artists who shaped the art glass movement.
Travel
June 11
Thomas Dambo’s tallest troll statue to date is Long Leif, friend of the trees, as seen on June 6. The 36-foot-tall statue is anchored to the ground

6 giant trolls are the stars of a free summer treasure hunt in northwestern Minnesota

An artist's zero-waste vision of the mythic creatures brings together a community in northwestern Minnesota.
Variety
June 11
Janet Jackson will stop by in St. Paul on Tuesday as part of the second leg of her Together Again tour.

Critics' picks: The 14 best things to do and see in the Twin Cities this week

Critics' picks for entertainment in the week ahead.
Variety
June 11
Carnage the (Now-Plant-Based) Executioner

9 free things to do in the Twin Cities this week

Juneteenth events kick off the celebration that honors the end of slavery.
Stage & Arts
June 10
World Ballet Company's "Suite From Cinderella," choreographed by Marina Kesler, included colorful costumes, physical humor and a dose of romance. It w

Review: World Ballet Festival delivers big ballets in delightful bite-size pieces in Minneapolis

Chemistry sizzled in "Light Rain." Grief was poignant in "Dying Swan." "Cinderella" was wonderfully silly.
Stage & Arts
June 7
These relatives waiting for the patriarch to die on his mega yacht in “Johnny Skeeky; or the Remedy for Everything" are about to get a surprise when

Review: 'Johnny Skeeky' gets an antic, broad update by Theater Latté Da

A Miami yacht is the stately site for a dying comic in this version of the one-act opera.
TV & Media
June 6
Sterlin Harjo, co-creator and showrunner of "Reservation Dogs," will be at Walker Art Center Wednesday.

'Reservation Dogs' director: 'I can feel the change in Native communities'

Acclaimed director Sterlin Harjo will talk about his career at Walker Art Center in Minneapolis.
Stage & Arts
June 6
Keith Haring poses in 1984 with the orange-and-white mural he painted at the Walker Art Center to commemorate the completion of the then-new undergrou

Artist Keith Haring painted a mural for the Walker Art Center. Where did it go?

The internationally acclaimed artist and activist made the artwork while an artist-in-residence in Minneapolis in 1984.
Variety
June 4
Noah Kahan performs at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Friday and Saturday.

Critics' picks: The 12 best things to do and see in the Twin Cities this week

Critics' picks for entertainment in the week ahead.
Stage & Arts
May 30
Artist Matt Moberg, who is the Timberwolves' co-chaplain, examines his painting "The Drunkard's Wife."

Timberwolves co-chaplain Matt Moberg finds healing through art

Matt Moberg, who has a solo show at Douglas Flanders & Associates gallery, got into painting in rehab.
Stage & Arts
May 30

Summer's best outdoor stage events are at Minnesota pizza farms, wineries, parking lots and parks

Two wineries and 18 parks host Shakespeare classics. A world-renowned pianist performs at Rice Park via video. Minnehaha Falls is the backdrop for a flamenco performance.
Stage & Arts
May 29
The Minnesota Historical Society consulted with the Dakota Tribal Nations about the sacred object.

Minnesota Historical Society will return 'Mankato Hanging Rope' to Prairie Island Indian Community

The tribe filed a claim under the federal Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act and has won its case.
Stage & Arts
May 28
Emily Gunyou Halaas played Miss Trunchbull in the 2019 production of "Matilda The Musical" at the Children's Theatre Company. The show helped inspire

Children's Theatre gets an 'extraordinary' $1 million gift

The donation, from the John W. Kurtich Foundation, will boost the theater's endowment at a key moment.
Music
May 28
Rebecca Blackwell performs in the 2019 production of the baby opera "NOOMA."

'Nooma,' an opera for babies, returns to Ordway Center in St. Paul

The show is designed for babies and toddlers up to 24 months, and parents are welcome, too.
Variety
May 28
Siri Undlin and her band Humbird play the Turf Club on Friday in St. Paul.

Critics' picks: The 14 best things to do and see in the Twin Cities this week

Critics' picks for entertainment in the week ahead.
Stage & Arts
May 24
Canadian couple Myriam Lessard and Mathieu Cloutier perform a daring roller-skating act on a tiny round platform in "Bazzar," Cirque du Soleil's lates

Review: Cirque du Soleil's 'Bazzar' mixes pedestrian and dreamy acts in Bloomington

The mini-United Nations company of acrobats and aerialists draw oohs and aahs for their physical dexterity.
Variety
May 21
James Murphy and his group LCD Soundsystem play the Armory on Wednesday in Minneapolis.

Critics' picks: The 14 best things to do and see in the Twin Cities this week

Critics' picks for entertainment in the week ahead.
Stage & Arts
May 18
Rob Schneider shared his take on life and love in his 2020 Netflix comedy special, "Rob Schneider: Asian Momma, Mexican Kids."

Review: Rob Schneider shows Mystic Lake crowd there's humor outside the liberal bubble

The "Saturday Night Live" alum lived up to his controversial reputation.

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