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, July 21, 2021

Music Emilia Mettenbrink and the Eclectic Whirlwind will perform from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 21, under the north end of the bridge that carries Hamline Avenue over Ayd Mill Road. Admission is free. Bring a lawn chair or blanket, and…

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On the Town Briefly, July 7, 2021

Vox Medusa and the Infiammati FireCircus breathe new life into ancient myth with Eurydice at 9 p.m. Friday through Sunday, July 16-18, on the Target Stage at Harriet Island. For more, see the listing under Theater. Books Megha Majumdar and…

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On the Town Briefly, June 23, 2021

TheaterShakespeare’s delightful comedy, Twelfth Night will be performed in the open air by Classics Lost ’n’ Found Theater at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, June 25-26 and July 2-3, at Lake Nokomis Park, 2401 E. Minnehaha Pkwy. in Minneapolis. Admission…

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On the Town Briefly, May 12, 2021

TheaterWonderLand, a spinoff of Alice in Wonder­land presented as steampunk dance theater, will be  performed by Collide Theatrical on weekends from May 15 through June 20 at two outdoor locations. The drama is set at a first-rate mental institution run…

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