The Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association, in collaboration with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, presents the Powderhorn Art Fair, a two-day online arts event that showcases creations from over 200 artists. Typically held in person, the event will continue to showcase local artist’s work and connect Twin Cities creatives, but with a virtual spin. Read more about Powderhorn Online Art Fair
Arts & Performance
Children's Theatre Company, in collaboration with 37 other theatres nationwide, will present the virtual premiere of "A Kids Play About Racism" on Aug. 1.
The play, an adaptation of Jelani Memory's "A Kids Book About Racism," will premiere on the streaming platform Broadway on Demand.
"This show embraces the full spectrum of emotional response children may have as they navigate comprehending racism and how it may affect them," lead artist Khalia Davis says in a release. Read more about 'A Kids Play About Racism'
The Ordway is excited to announce that the performance of Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives has been rescheduled for Tuesday, September 15 at 7:30pm. Read more about Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives
Spring to Your Senses Puppet Show (Best for Ages 2 -8, with adult)
At Maplewood Nature Center
Friday, April 3, 10:30AM-11:45AM
Laugh and sing along with squirrel, duck, goose and more, as they get ready for spring at the Maplewood Nature Center pond! Outside, use your eyes and ears to look and listen for the REAL wild animals! Complete the Alphabet Nature Bingo on your way. Snack and Craft included. Great for families and small day care groups (up to 8 kids).
Fee: $5/child, adults free; must register by Wednesday, April1. Activity#16731 Read more about Spring to Your Senses Puppet Show (Best for Ages 2 -8, with adult)
UK trio GoGo Penguin (pianist Chris Illingworth, bassist Nick Blacka and drummer Rob Turner) have been hailed as the “Radiohead of British Jazz”, but they draw equally on rock, jazz and minimalist influences, alongside the intricacy of Aphex Twin or Four Tet to create their punchy, experimental, but always beautiful music. Read more about GoGo Penguin
Bring the whole family for a day of wonder, imagination, and all-ages fun!
Presented by the Ordway, the Flint Hills Family Festival is an annual multi-day event featuring performances, free activities, art-making, and more. Families will be swept away on adventures that spark imagination and inspire exploration, with performances by artists from all over the world and right here at home. Read more about The 2020 Flint Hills Family Festival
Sons of Mystro are young violinists made up of brother duo Malcolm, 23, and Umoja, 20, who use their violins to creatively interpret various genres of music; reggae classics, American pop songs, and their own creations. Stunning virtuosity.
In covering a song, Sons of Mystro invariably enhances that particular song due to their unique styling. Read more about Sons of Mystro
Polkadots follows 8-year-old Lily Polkadot who just moved to the “Squares Only” small town of Rockaway. As the first Polkadot in an all-Square school, Lily faces an almost impossible task of gaining acceptance from her peers. From daily bullying, to segregated drinking fountains, Lily’s quest seems hopeless until she meets Sky, a shy Square boy whose curiosity for her unique polkadot skin blooms into an unexpected pal-ship. Read more about Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical
At the center of every circus we find a 42ft ring full of thrills, laughs and excitement. In 42ft: A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels, Cirque Mechanics dares us to leap into the circus ring to experience the endurance of this evolving art form. Read more about Cirque Mechanics presents 42ft: A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels