On the Town Briefly, January 12, 2022

BooksRamsey County Historical Society’s 2022 History Revealed series will open at 7 p.m. Thursday, January 13, with a virtual panel discussion of We Are Meant to Rise: Voices for Justice from Minneapolis to the World. The new book is a…

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On the Town Briefly, December 22, 2021

"All is Calm," a musical about the Christ­mas truce of 1914, is being staged through January 2 at the Ritz Theater, 345 13th Ave. NE. in Min­ne­apolis. A Drama Desk Award winner of 2019, the Theater Latté Da production draws…

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On the Town Briefly, December 8, 2021

Venture down the rabbit hole and exper­ience Zoé Emilie Henrot’s Nutcracker in Wonderland. The holiday classic with a whimsical twist will be performed by Henrot’s Saint Paul-based Ballet Co.Laboratory at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, December…

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On the Town Briefly, November 24, 2021

Books Next Chapter Booksellers, 38 S. Snelling Ave., will host a discussion with editors Carolyn Holbrook and David Mura and a panel of contributors to the anthology, We Are Meant to Rise: Voices for Justice from Minneapolis to the World,…

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On the Town Briefly, November 10, 2021

Texas troubadour Danny Schmidt will present his mix of poetry, mythology, folk wisdom and surprise in concert at 8 p.m. Friday, November 19, in Weyerhaeuser Audi­tor­ium at Land­mark Center. For details, see the music listing below. BooksNext Chapter Booksellers, 38…

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On the Town Briefly, October 27, 2021

The Twin City Model Railroad Museum, 668 Transfer Road, will be decked out with special themes from 3-7 p.m. on Saturdays, now through February 26. The model trains and the miniature villages they chug through will be given a spooky…

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On the Town Briefly, October 13, 2021

BooksOpen a new chapter in your literary life at Rain Taxi’s Twin Cities Book Festival, scheduled from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, October 16, at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds Progress Center. In addition to a Book Fair with displays by more…

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On the Town Briefly, September 29, 2021

BooksNext Chapter Booksellers, 38 S. Snell­ing Ave., will host readings and discus­sions with poet Ollie Schminkey and the collection Dead Dad Jokes, an unflinching take on family, loss and trauma, on Tues­day, October 12; and author Tom Rade­macher and his…

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On the Town Briefly, September 15, 2021

Exhibits The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery at Saint Catherine University is displaying two new exhibits through October 23. Former gallery director Kathleen Daniels is showing works from her personal col­lection by such artists as Clement Haupers, Indira Freitas Johnson, Barbara…

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On the Town Briefly, September 1, 2021

BooksCracked Walnut will present a free poetry workshop from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, September 11, outside of the East Side Freedom Library, 110 Greenbrier St. Everyone is welcome. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and five copies of a poem.…

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On the Town Briefly, August 18, 2021

Books Saint Paul author Bill Lindeke will discuss his new book, St. Paul: An Urban Biography, in a free program at 7 p.m. Thursday, August 19, at Black Hart, 1415 University Ave. Published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press, the…

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On the Town Briefly, August 4, 2021

"Aquelarres," a political fantasy set during the Spanish Inquisition about a possible saint, two nuns and a coven of witches who unwittingly collaborate to overthrow the government, Aquelarres will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Wed­nesday through Sunday, August 5-15, in…

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