On the Town Briefly, May 17-June 4

Adam Qualls (foreground) stars as Jesse James in The Defeat of Jesse James. The time-warping, nail-biting, side-splitting musical tells of the courageous inhabitants of Northfield, Minnesota, who in 1876 stood up to the outlaw and his gang. Written by Jeffrey…


On the Town Briefly, May 3, 2023

BooksNext Chapter Booksellers, 38 S. Snel­ling Ave., will host readings and discussions with author Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah and his debut novel, Chain-Gang All-Stars, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 9; author Jim Landwehr and his memoir, At the Lake, 6 p.m.…


Kiosk, March 22, 2023

FRIDAY/MARCH 24“CAN BLACK AND WHITE MEET AT THE CROSS?” will be discussed by the Reverend Kelly Chatman at 7:15 p.m. in the Hearth Room of the Anderson Student Center at the University of Saint Thomas. Sponsored by the Institute of…

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(Rear) Laura McKenzie, Billy McLaughlin, Karen Paurus; (front) Amy Courts, Heather Moen, Billy-O

On the Town Briefly, March 8, 2023

Emmy Award-winning guitarist Billy McLaughlin (center) and his band Simple Gifts will perform innovative and inspirational music with a Celtic twist in concert on Sunday, March 19, at Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. For details, see the Music listing…


Names in the News Dec. 21, 2022

Richard D. Thompson has been named as the fourth artistic director in the 44-year history of the History Theatre, 30 E. 10th St., after a nationwide search. Thompson has more than 30 years of experience as a director, administrator, choreographer,…