Arts & Performance

Alternative Circuitry Creations (Teens)

Join us at the Stillwater Public Library on Friday, June 29 and Saturday, June 30 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. for Alternative Circuitry Creations. This 2 day mini camp for will present teens with the opportunity to create unique circuit crafts including a giant floor piano and stuffed plush toys.

Church Basement Ladies in “You Smell Barn”

From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back and getting busy with life outside the kitchen. After the last of the hotdish is served, the coffee pot is emptied, and the Jello molds are put away, these steadfast, sturdy women head to their farms, peel off their good girdles, and get on with their daily chores.

Paul Nelson Meet and Greet at Room & Board

Photographer Paul Nelson, co-founder of Wild Birds Flying, will be the guest artist at a meet-and-greet at Room & Board in Edina on Wednesday, June 13 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Paul follows migratory patterns of North American birds to capture a unique glimpse of their movements as they take off for flight. He developed a specialized photography rig that allows him to capture split-second images of the birds, resulting in stunning photographs that show patterns and details that the naked eye alone wouldn't be able to see.

Book Launch Party!

Join Edina author Megan Maynor for a sandcastle-themed book launch party celebrating her new picture book for children, The Sandcastle That Lola Built, published by Knopf Books for Young Readers. 

We'll have real sand to dig in and sea glass to find, tasty treats, a giant collaborative sandcastle art project, and, of course...story time! 

NEMAA 23rd Annual Art-A-Whirl

Immerse yourself in the art world by attending Art-A-Whirl’s open studio tour in the Northeast Minneapolis arts district. Not only will you get a behind-the-scenes look at local artists’ work in their studio spaces, but you can also purchase unique artwork in the form of paintings, pottery, sculpture, photography and more. 

may 18 // 5-10 pm
may 19 // noon-8 pm
may 20 // noon-5 pm

Joint Gospel Performance

Music has the power to bring about harmony with its harmonies. So be sure to check out the Edina Chorale and the Twin Cities Community Gospel Choir as they jointly present “The Soul of Gospel.” This concert will be a celebration of African-American musical traditions from deeply moving slave songs to spirituals as well as traditional and contemporary gospel melodies.

THE TRUTH: An exhibition of paintings by Remo Campopiano at the California Building

THE TRUTH: An exhibition of paintings by Remo Campopiano at the California Building

WHEN: Friday, May 18th, 5 - 10pm; Saturday, noon - 8pm; Sunday, noon - 5pm.

WHERE: First floor of the California Building, 2205 California St. NE, Studio 99, across from Mojo Coffee

Minneapolis, MN—Remo Campopiano, MFA, will be exhibiting a series of experimental paintings dealing with beauty, truth and lies. In these paintings he explores how great minds in history understand the difference between what is real and what is fake.

Artist Reception: Jennifer Davenport

The Stillwater Public Library is pleased to present "Within", an exhibition of drawings by local artist Jennifer Davenport. Davenport's charcoal drawings depict young girls in moments of concentration, exploration, and discovery. The exhibit will be on display in the gallery during May and June. An artist reception is scheduled for Sunday, May 6 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Woodbury Middle School's spring musical

Woodbury Middle School is proud to present  "Hairspray Jr."  May 4th-7pm, May 5th-2pm/7pm, and May 6th-2pm.  $10 for adults/$8 for students and seniors.  The shows are held at Woodbury Middle School-1425 School Drive, Woodbury, MN  55125

Perceptions of Norway

Perceptions of Norway seeks to expand common perceptions of Norwegians and their culture. Through the eyes of a fellow American, photographer Nancy Bundt — an expat residing in Norway for 25 years — guests to the exhibit will be able to witness the photos and stories of a diverse group of Norwegians.

On display now-June 10 at Norway House.


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