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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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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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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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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On the Town Briefly, March 30, 2022

The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet will be joined by mezzo-soprano Clara Osowski and flutist Linda Chatterton at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 3, in Sundin Hall, 1531 Hewitt Ave. The concert will include newly commissioned works for guitar quartet and flute by…

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On the Town Briefly, March 9-31, 2022

A ballet set to the music of Pink Floyd’s 1979 album “The Wall” will be performed by the Twin Cities Ballet at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 12 and 13, at the Fitzgerald Theater, 10 E. Exchange…

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On the Town Briefly, February 23, 2022

“Masterworks Old & New” will be performed by the Minnesota Dance Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 5 and 6, in the O’Shaughnessy at Saint Catherine University. Poignant storytelling, lush music and movement ranging from the…

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On the Town Briefly, February 9, 2022

Books SubText Books, 6 W. 5th St., will host virtual readings with authors James. P. Lenfestey and his collection of essays, Seasons of the Urban Coyote, at 7 p.m. Wed­nesday, February 9; and Andrea Gilats and her candid book, After…

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On the Town Briefly, January 26, 2022

“Reverberating Bodies.” The work of Vietnamese-American artists Christine Nguyen (above) and Dao Strom will be displayed from February 5 through March 20 in the Catherine G. Murphy Gallery at Saint Catherine University. Nguyen pairs large paintings (above) with porcelain mobiles…

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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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