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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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 26, 2021

BooksNext Chapter Booksellers, 38 S. Snelling Ave., will host free online readings and dis­­cus­­sions with authors Jordan Ellenberg and his book, The Hidden Geometry of Infor­ma­tion, Biology, Strategy, Democracy and Every­thing Else, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 1; James D’Amato…

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