On the Town Briefly, May 25-June 12

Theater Runestone! A Rock Musical, the larger-than-life story of a Minnesota farmer caught in the whirlwind of an ever grow­ing myth, is playing through May 29 at History Theatre, 30 E. 10th St. The new play by Mark Jensen with…

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A ‘Firebird’ for the 21st century

St. Paul company choreographs updated version of Stravinsky ballet. Russian composer Igor Stravinsky’s ballet The Firebird, first performed in 1910 by the newly formed Ballets Russes, has been reimagined by Ballet Co.Laboratory for its season finale on May 20-22 in…

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On the Town Briefly, May 11-30 2022

Books My Mighty Journey: A Waterfall’s Story, author John Coy and illustrator Gaylord Schanilec’s account of 12,000 years of Minnesota history from the perspective of the only major waterfall on the Mississippi River, will be discussed at 7 p.m. Thursday,…

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Drama traces the labyrinth of incarceration

Play was penned with help of 200 who know the system from inside. Wonderlust Productions is dedicated to telling untold stories of importance. In its forthcoming premiere, The Labyrinth and the Minotaur: The Incarceration Play Project, Wonderlust examines what happens…

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On the Town Briefly, April 27, 2022

Books Douglas Stuart, Booker Prize-winning author of Shuggie Bain, will read from his second novel, Young Mungo, at 6 p.m. Friday, April 29, at Next Chapter Book­sellers, 38 S. Snelling Ave. For the required tickets, visit nextchapterbooksellers.com or call 651-225-8989.…

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Spring brings a flowering of new SE Asian fare

Three restaurants whose roots are in Southeast Asia are being transplanted this spring in Saint Paul. The owners of the single Filipino and two Vietnamese establishments all promise updated versions of classic family recipes.KALSADASet to open by the end of…

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On the Town Briefly, April 13, 2022

Exhibits “Totally Radical, Designing the 1980s,” an exhibit that captures the variety and idiosyncrasies of styles prevalent during the 1980s, is being displayed through May 27 in the University of Min­ne­sota’s Goldstein Museum of Design, located in Gallery 241 of…

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