The Twin Cities Jewish Film Festival

The Twin Cities Jewish Film Festival, nine feature-length films and a host of film shorts from around the world, will be presented virtually from October 16-31 by the Minnesota JCC. Among the Jewish-themed narratives and documentaries are Here We Are,…

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 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, 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, March 3, 2021

MusicExperience Jazz, a 12-week program for middle school and high school singers, instrumentalists and deejays to learn to play and compose jazz, hip-hop and rhythm and blues music, is accepting applications through March 5. Students work in combos led by…

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On the Town Briefly, February 17, 2021

MusicArtaria String Quartet will perform in a free concert online at 7 p.m. Friday, February 19. The program includes Florence Price’s Five Folksongs in Counterpoint, Mendelssohn’s Quartet in A Minor and Erwin Schulhoff’s Five Pieces for String Quartet. To access…

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On the Town Briefly, February 3, 2021

THEATER Tears of Moons, Antonio Duke’s one-man drama that combines African spirituality with epic Greek theater to reckon with the problems of race in America, is being streamed throughout February by Park Square Theatre. Duke plays the Poet, a Homeric…

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On the Town Briefly, January 20, 2021

THEATER “Cold Terror,” chilling tales about human­ity’s struggle against snow and ice, will be performed by the Mysterious Old Radio Listening Society in an online program at 7:30 p.m. Monday, January 25. Presented in the style of a vintage radio…

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On the Town Briefly, December 23, 2020

MUSIC Sounds of Blackness performs songs from the family favorite The Night Before Christmas in a live recording from the Ordway Concert Hall stream­ing online from now though December 31. Seventeen singers and a 10-piece band are featured in this…

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On the Town Briefly June 24, 2020

Theater Sweetland: The Musical is being streamed online through June 25 by the History Theatre. Written by Perrin Post and Laurie Flanigan Hegge with music by Dina Maccabee and choreography by Joe Chvala, the prerecorded production tells of a German…

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