On the Town Briefly, August 3, 2022

Music Djembe Joy, a class in hand drumming for beginners, will be offered from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 10, at the Women’s Drum Center, 2242 University Ave. The cost is $15. Drums are provided. Masks are required. Visit womensdrumcenter.org. Summer…

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On the Town Briefly, June 8, 2022

Books Poet Ryann Stevenson, author of Human Resources, 2021 winner of the Max Ritvo Poetry Prize, will join in conversation with poet Richie Hofmann to celebrate the launch of her debut collection at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 15. The virtual…

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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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