On Saturday, August 10th, 2019, enter the enchanting world of multi-award-winning international opera singer and Stillwater native, Jack Swanson, and other special guests, for an interactive live outdoor concert of opera and musical theatre favorites at Lowell Park in Stillwater, MN titled, “Opera on the River”. The event will take the audience on a fantastic journey throughout the ages. During the concert, members of Stillwater and the greater St.
Arts & Performance
Based on the book by Tony Award winner Steven Levenson, Dear Evan Hansen is a heart-wrenching musical about a high school boy who makes a daring gambit to fit in. Catch the musical reviewers are raving about before it’s gone. Ages 12 and up.
Taiwanese pianist Gloria Shih and St. Paul based violinist Marc Levine will perform pieces by modern classical composers who have melded traditional composition with jazz style. The Baroque Room in Lowertown will also host art by New York’s Jenny Lin. All ages.
For 57 years, the Minnesota Boychoir has been helping boys from all walks of life learn musicianship and community and have performed all over the world. All four of their ensembles will be performing both traditional and secular pieces. All ages.
Jam along with the Edina Chorale as they perform popular songs from Tony award-winning Broadway musicals, nostalgic tunes from the past few decades and current chart-topping hits. All ages.
Join the St. Paul Civic Symphony in enjoying the sweet sounds of classic favorites in the heart of the Landmark Center’s majestic atrium. All ages.
Browse through a variety of unique handiwork made from local artisans. Featuring glassware, ceramics, fashion jewelry, giftware, floral design and more. Visitors can immerse themselves in a handmade paradise. All ages. Free. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Celebrate the musicians who made First Avenue and 7th Street Entry the legendary rock ‘n’ roll venue that is the heart of the Minnesota music scene. Explore five decades worth of sounds and stories on this landmark club through the lens of music. All ages. Prices vary.
Wander through the open private studios and galleries to view a variety of creative mediums from more than 800 local Minneapolis artists. As the largest open studio tour in the country, visitors are encouraged to immerse themselves in the vibrant world of art through viewing, purchasing and connecting with the artists themselves.
Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association, 2518 Central Ave. NE., Mpls. 612.788.1679; Information of studio locations can be found on nemaa.org
Celebrate the Worldwide Day of Botanical Art with with the opening reception of "Out of the Woods," a national traveling art exhibition celebrating trees in public gardens. The event will also feature demonstrations and tours by artists from the Minnesota School of Botanical Art and a presentation by Director of Exhibitions for the American Society of Botanical Artists Carol Woodin.