SEPTEMBER 2018

  • Beginner Square Dance Classes Return: Dakota Grand Squares, a St. Paul area square dance club, will be offering weekly beginner classes from 6:15-8pm beginning Monday, Sept. 24 at the West 7th Community Center, 265 Oneida St. First two lessons are free; thereafter, $5/class. No charge for children over nine when accompanied by an adult. Dress is casual. Pre-registration not required. These group classes are a lot of fun. Bring a partner or come alone. For more information call 651 225-9709.
  • “I’m New Here” — An Introduction to the Gale Family Library: 9/1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 9:15-10:15am at the Gale Family Library, Minnesota History Center, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd. For information contact 651-259-3300 or reference@mnhs.org. All events are free.
  • Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Tribal Community Wacipi: 9/7-9 at St. Peter’s Church Grounds, 1405 Sibley Memorial Highway, Mendota. A Wacipi or (Pow-Wow) is a social gathering that focuses on traditional dance, song, and celebration. More than a tribute to a great ancestry, the Wacipi is an event of significance to the Native American Nations. Please call 651-452-4141 or visit mendotadakota.com for details.
  • Church of St. Stanislaus Fall Festival: 9/9, 11am-5pm. Grand Prize Raffle, auction, live music, games and more. Turkey dinner served 11am-4pm. Adults $10. Children under 12, $5. St. Stan’s, 398 Superior. See ststans.org.
  • Saint Luke’s Farmers’ Market: Every Saturday through October 6, 8am-1pm at 1807 Field Ave., 651-698-9443. EBT accepted.
  • Shalom Baby Schmooze Monthly Play Group: 9/14 10-11am at Newman School, 768 Hamline Ave. S. Parents are invited to bring their small children to socialize and play with other children in a safe, stimulating environment while they enjoy connection and engagement with other parents. This play group opportunity is free and open to all. This is an ongoing program that will meet on the second Friday of each month: October 12, November 9, and December 14. For more information, contact Jodi Saltzman at (651-313-6623 or email jsaltzman@jfssp.org.
  • Silver Fox Club Booya: 9/16, noon-4pm at Highland Park Pavilion. Booya $4 served starting at noon until it’s gone (come early). Also pop & beer, candy, popcorn and hot dogs.
  • Hand Drum for Beginners Class: 9/18, 5:30-6:30pm. Participants will learn hand drum technique using West African drums. Basic technique will be taught using patterns and rhythms to build the skills to play layered pieces. No experience necessary. Women's Drum Center, 2242 University Ave. W., St. Paul. $10 at the door. Drums provided. Info and registration at womensdrumcenter.org. Women’s Drum Center is a nonprofit organization providing opportunities for women and girls to learn, teach, and play percussion together and to energize the community at large through performing.
  • St. Peters Lutheran Church Outdoor Movie Night: 9/21, 7-9 p.m. at 530 S. Victoria. Paddington Bear 2 plus free popcorn, lemonade and water. Bring your own lawn chairs or blanket. We’ll go indoors if it rains.
  • Church of Saint Matthew Fall Festival: 9/22, 3-9pm and 9/23, 11am-4pm, at 510 Hall Avenue on the West Side. Saturday features bakery items, pizza, tacos and sandwiches, with jewelry the featured sale item. Bingo will be on from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday features a silent auction, expanded kids’ games, a Hoopfest, grilled burgers and brats, Grandma’s Treasures, and a media center with CDs and DVDs. The bakery and jewelry tables will also be back. For more details see st-matts.org.
  • Ananya Dance Theatre’s Shaatranga: Women Weaving Worlds: 9/21-22, 7:30pm at The O'Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University, 2004 Randolph Ave. Tickets: $19-$29 (discounts for students, seniors, military, MPR, TPT, groups). Ticket Office: theoshaughnessy.com or 651-690-6700. Shaatranga (“seven colors”) asks the question, “How do we show up for each other?” and suggests that global women who engage in world-making are refusing to be seen in only blue/indigo — the pain, sorrow, and defeat that has historically framed them. Instead, they share their multifaceted stories that express not only their pain, but their joys, laughter, and the work they do, that goes largely unrecognized, to create positive force in their communities and the world.
  • German Citizenship for Holocaust Survivors- and Challenges of Statelessness Today: 9/25, 3-5pm at Germanic American Institute, 301 Summit Ave. presented by World Without Genocide and the Germanic American Institute. German-Jewish Holocaust survivor Fred Amram will be re-naturalized as a German citizen by German Consul General Herbert Quelle, and Dr. Ellen Kennedy will discuss the problem of statelessness, affecting more than 10 million people today.
  • 13th Twin Cities Arab Film Festival: 9/27-30 at Film Society’s Screen 3, St. Anthony Main Theatre, 115 SE Main St, Minneapolis. A chance to see thoughtfully curated films from local, national, and international Arab and Arab American filmmakers.
  • Waldmann Oktoberfest: 9/28, 5-10pm; 9/29, noon-10pm; 9/30, noon-7pm at Waldmann’s outdoor beer garden, 445 Smith, 651-222-1857, with music, dancing, games and collectible beer steins.
  • Horse Nation of the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ: through 10/19 at Two Rivers Gallery, 1530 East Franklin, Mpls. The exhibit explores how horses shape the history, spirituality, and culture of the Dakota, Nakota, and Lakota people, collectively known as the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ (Seven Council Fires). Horses serve as allies in hunting and in battle, but are revered for more than their utility. Horses were, and still are, recognized as relatives and are vital members of the community. The exhibition features more than 20 artworks — including paintings, textiles, film, and beadwork — by leading contemporary Native American artists.
  • Beginner Square Dance Classes: 9/24, 6:15-8pm at West 7th Community Center, 265 Oneida Street. Dakota Grand Squares, a St. Paul area square dance club, offers weekly beginner classes with the first two lessons. Thereafter, $5/class. No charge for children over nine when accompanied by an adult. Dress is casual. Pre-registration not required. Bring a partner or come alone. For more information call 651-225-9709.
  • Free Saturday Morning Yoga Classes: All summer, 9-10am at Union Depot, North Plaza, taught by professionals from Studio925. In case of inclement weather, the classes will be held indoors in the Waiting Room or Head House. At this time, the Monday Night Sculpt and Tuesday Noon Yoga classes will continue to be held indoors. Reservations are not required for attendance. Participants are asked to bring a yoga mat, water, and towel.
  • Tuesday Pax Salons: All Salons are 6:30-8:30pm. Call for information 651-227-3228. Salons are free; donations appreciated. Open discussions all month. Please join us!
  • James J. Hill House Self-Guided Sundays: through 9/30 at 240 Summit Ave. Explore at your own pace and spend as much time as you like in your favorite rooms inside this magnificent Gilded Age mansion, built for railroad titan James J. Hill and his family. Included with $6-10 site admission/MNHS members free.
  • Caregiver Support Groups: Alton Memory Care, 1306 Alton St., third Wednesday of every month from 5-6 p.m. Contact Kristen Edson, 651-695-2384. Sholom Home East, 740 Kay Street, second and fourth Monday of every month from 3-4 p.m. Contact: Chris Rosenthal 651-690-8920.

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • E.C.F.E Baby FUNdamentals: Drop-in classes. To register for fall program go to ecfe.spps.org. Further information available at 651-793-5410.
  • St. Paul Central Library Saturday Live! Programs: All programs start at 11:15am. See sppl.org for details.
  • West End Enhancement Coalition: Resumes 9/6, 11am at Terrace Horticultural Books, 503 St. Clair. Discussion items will be neighborhood beautification, transportation, issues of the day. Contact Kent Petterson at terrace@winternet.com or 651-222-5536. All welcome to this group dedicated to improving the West End.
  • Landmark Center: Information on programs and tours at 651-292-3225 or landmarkcenter.org — 75 Fifth St.
  • Drinking Problem? Alcoholics Anonymous: Contact aaminneapolis.org (952-922-0880) or aastpaul.org (651-227-5502). You may call 24/7.
  • Women for Sobriety: Meets every Monday, 10am, at Pilgrim Lutheran Church library, 1935 St. Clair Ave. For information, contact Jill at 651-235-1935.
  • International Institute of Minnesota Programs: Citizenship classes; communication & computer English for work; Spanish language; English language. Call 651-647-0191 or see iimn.org for schedules & details.
  • Support Group Information
  • Myasthenia Gravis (MG): 800-514-5454.
  • Emotions Anonymous: 651-492-7100.
  • Overeaters Anonymous: 612-888-0262. Do you worry about the way you eat? OA may have the answer for you. No dues, fees, or weigh-ins. Meetings every Friday 6:30pm at 900 Summit Ave.

CHURCH BULLETIN

  • Church of St. Stanislaus Fall Festival: 9/9, 11am-5pm. Grand Prize Raffle, auction, live music, games and more. Turkey dinner served 11am-4pm. Adults $10. Children under 12, $5. St. Stan’s, 398 Superior. See ststans.org.
  • St. Peters Lutheran Church Outdoor Movie Night: 9/21, 7-9 p.m. at 530 S. Victoria. Paddington Bear 2 plus free popcorn, lemonade and water. Bring your own lawn chairs or blanket. We’ll go indoors if it rains.
  • Church of Saint Matthew Fall Festival: 9/22, 3-9pm and 9/23, 11am-4pm, at 510 Hall Avenue on the West Side. Saturday features bakery items, pizza, tacos and sandwiches, with jewelry the featured sale item. Bingo will be on from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday features a silent auction, expanded kids’ games, a Hoopfest, grilled burgers and brats, Grandma’s Treasures, and a media center with CDs and DVDs. The bakery and jewelry tables will also be back. For more details see st-matts.org.
  • Whatever…keeping your heart in tune with whatever life brings — meets first Saturday monthly: September 1, Fellowship 8:30 a.m., Bible Study, 9-10 a.m. St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 530 Victoria St. S. Information at 651-228-1482.
  • Humble Walk Lutheran Church: Worship on Sundays at 4:30 p.m. at Art House North at 793 Armstrong Ave., St. Paul.
  • Immanuel Baptist Church: Sunday, 10am Bible Study; 10:45am Worship. Wednesday, 7pm, Bible Study/Prayer — 740 Watson Ave., 651-227-5075. Immanuel Baptist is an independent church.
WEST 7TH COMMUNITY CENTER

265 Oneida, 651-298-5493.
Center Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5pm.
Please register for programs at least a week in advance
The Center will be closed September 3, Labor Day.
  • Fare for All Discounted Grocery Distribution: 9/7, 10am-noon. Fare for All partners with local communities to provide affordable and nutritious foods. Low-cost food packages allow individuals and families to stretch their monthly food budgets. Pay with cash, check, EBT or credit card. For information, call Cathalina Young: 651-298-5493, ext. 218.
  • Family Lawyer: 9/12, 8:30am. Dave Burns of David Burns Law Office LLC offers free one-time legal advice regarding family law issues such as divorce and child custody. Must call to preregister: 651-298-5493.
  • Free Farmers Market: Keystone’s Free Farmers Market will be at the West 7th Community Center on September 20 from 10 a.m. – noon. Participants should have an established need and have an income within 200 percent of the federal poverty guidelines. Please note, these events are open to the community and you do not need to be a food shelf participant to partake. Participants may arrive an hour in advance to receive a ticket which marks your spot in line. These events will happen rain or shine and will run until all produce is distributed. Call the office for more information: 651-298-5493.
YOUTH ACTIVITIES
  • Sign Up Now for Free Community Kids After School Program: Serves students in grades K-10, Mon-Fri 2:15-6pm. Homework help, tutoring in reading and math, social skills, enrichment activities, STEM, sports and fitness, field trips, healthy snacks! Transportation may be available if needed within West 7th neighborhood. Contact Julie Murphy, 651-298-5493 ext. 214, or jmurphy@keystoneservices.org.
  • Free West 7th Family Movie Night: 9/21, doors and concessions open at 6pm, movie runs from 6:15-8:15pm: September Movie “x” Movies are free, with low-cost concessions for sale including pizza by the slice. Children must be accompanied by someone age 13 or older.
ADULT 55+ PROGRAMS + WELLNESS
  • Fit and fabulous exercise class. Instructor Mon. & Wed. $10 per month.
  • Gym Walking: Mon, Wed & Fri, 9:45-10:30am.
  • Heavy-Weight Yoga: Wednesdays 10:45-11:45 am. Cost $10 per class.
  • T’ai Chi Ch’uan: Thursdays 9-10am. Cost $12 per class.
  • Foot Care Clinic: 9/4, 9:30am-2:30pm — call for appointment; cost is $20.
  • Caregiving Services: Contact Holly Brackett, ext. 206.
  • Block Nurse Program: 65+ in-home nursing & health aide through Recover Health. Medicare certified.
  • Fiberazzi: Knitting & Crocheting Group Tuesdays: 1-3pm.
  • Health Insurance Counseling: 9/13, 10am-noon. Call for appointment.
  • Retirement Income & Pension Counseling: 9/18, 11am-noon.
  • Ask the Lawyer: 9/18, 3-4pm, provided by Melanie Liska.
  • Lunch ’n Bingo: 9/20, 11:30am, Rooster’s chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, coleslaw & dessert, $7 lunch; $1 Bingo cards.
  • Cribbage: Mondays, 12:30-3pm.
  • 500/65 Cards: Fridays, 12:30-3pm
SPECIAL PROGRAMS
  • TED Talks: 9/13, 11:30am-1pm. Each month we will watch a collection of preselected TED Talk videos with a common theme, and then have time for discussion. August theme: Future of Education.
  • Mobile Menders: 9/17, 5:30-7:30pm. Provides free sewing and mending services on site.
  • Fare for All Discount Groceries: 9/7, 10am-noon. Fare for All partners with local communities to provide affordable and nutritious foods. Low-cost food packages allow individuals and families to stretch their monthly food budgets. Pay with cash, check, EBT or credit card. West 7th Community Center gym. For more information, contact Cathalina Young, 651-298-5493, ext. 218.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
  • Meals on Wheels delivery: Once a month, 11am to noon.
  • Friendly visitors needed: Visit seniors in our neighborhood who need companionship.
  • Drivers needed: To occasionally bring senior neighbors to medical appointments, grocery shopping, other small errands. Call Jamie Cooper, 651-645-0349.

ART ON WEST 7TH

  • Claddagh Coffee Exhibition Space 459 West 7th 651-600-3400
  • Fresh Grounds Exhibition Space  1362 West 7th 651-224-2348
  • Stuart Loughridge Fine Arts Paintings and Etchings 265 West 7th, third floor…stuartloughridge@gmail.com
  • Saint Paul Gallery 943 West 7th… 651-227-2511
  • Artista Bottega 937 West 7th…651-493-0861; artbottega.com; artistabottega@artbottega.com.
  • Brake Bread Art by Erin deBoer Moran 1174 West 7th…651-300-9136
  • Schmidt Artist Lofts 900 West 7th. Free parking.
THEATER
  • Actors Theater of Minnesota: Cabaret Theater at Camp Bar, 490 N. Robert St. Information at ActorsMN.com.
  • Anodyne Arts: 651-642-1684 or anodynearts@gmail.com, 825 Carleton St., St. Paul. Anodyne Theatre presents Random Acts on the third Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. Random Acts is a platform for established and emerging artists to present new and tried works. Admission is $5, or $4 with the donation of a nonperishable item for the local food shelf. Anodyne Artist Company is a nonprofit, inclusive organization comprised of artists with and without disabilities collaborating, creating, learning and growing together. Anodyne is committed to an environment where the arts belong to everyone. To find out more visit anodyneart.org. If you are interested in performing in Random Acts, please contact anodyneperformingarts@gmail.com.
  • Bucket Brigade at Art House North: Tickets and information at bucketbrigadetheater.com.
  • Children’s Theatre Company: Information at childrenstheatre.org or 612-874-0400. Located at 2400 Third Ave. S., Minneapolis. Last Stop on Market Street, through 10/21. How the Grinch Stole Christmas! 11/6-1/6/19.
  • The Fitzgerald Theater: 10 E. Exchange St., St. Paul, fitzgeraldtheater.org, 651-290-1200. Call for details on Talking Volumes; National Geographic Live; and other featured programs.
  • Gremlin Theatre: 2400 University Ave. 888-718-4253; gremlin-theatre.org.
  • Guthrie Theater: Information at 612-377-2224 or guthrietheater.org. Playing with Fire: through 10/27. Noises Off: 10/27-12/16.
  • Hennepin Theatre Trust: Call 1-800-859-7469 or visit hennepintheatretrust.org.
  • History Theatre: Information at 651-292-4323 or historytheatre.com. History Theatre, 30 E. 10th Street, St. Paul.
  • Illusion Theater, located on the eighth floor of The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts, 528 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis; 612-339-4944 or online at illusiontheater.org.
  • In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre, 1500 E. Lake Street, Minneapolis: Box Office/Information: 612-721-2535 or www.hobt.org.
  • Jungle Theater: Tickets and information are available at 612-822-7063 or online at jungletheater.com. About the Jungle Theater: The Jungle Theater, headed by Artistic Director Sarah Rasmussen, is a neighborhood theater with a national impact. As one of the region’s most dynamic theaters, the Jungle is known for its definitive productions, exquisite design, masterful acting and compelling storytelling. Since its founding in 1991, the Jungle has been a flagship example of the transformative power of the performing arts, playing a vital, continuing role in the economic, social and cultural life of its Minneapolis Lyn-Lake neighborhood. World Premier Little Women: through 10/21. Jungle Theater, 2951 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis.
  • Lex-Ham Community Theater: lexhamarts.org/theater, 1184 Portland Ave, St Paul. Phone: 651-644-3366.
  • Minneapolis Community & Technical College Theatre on the Park: Whitney Fine Arts Center, 1424 Yale Place, Minneapolis: For information call 612-659-6122.
  • Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company: For 2017, programs see mnjewishtheatre.org or phone 651-647-4315. Performances at Hillcrest Center Theater, 1978 Ford Parkway. The Last Schwartz, 10/10-11/11.
  • Mixed Blood Theatre: Mixedblood.com or 612-338-6131 — “At the intersection of virtuosity and social change” — 1501 South 4th St., Mpls.
  • Nimbus Theatre: See nimbustheatre.com; 1517 Central Ave. NE, Minneapolis.
  • Open Eye Figure Theatre, 506 E 24th Street, Minneapolis, MN: 612-874-6338 or boxoffice@openeyetheatre.org.
  • The Orpheum Theatre: The Orpheum, 910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis — 612-455-9500 or hennepintheatretrust.org.
  • Park Square Theatre: For schedule and ticketing call 651-291-7005 or see parksquaretheatre.org. Located at 20 West 7th Place in the Hamm Building. World Premiere by Mu Performing Arts. Sometimes There’s Wine, through 10/14. The Agitators, through 10/28.
  • Penumbra Theatre: 270 North Kent, St. Paul, 651-224-3180, penumbratheatre.org. Ntozake Shange’ for colored girls: who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf: 9/18-10/14.
  • Pillsbury House Theatre: 3501 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis. Call 612-825-0459 or see pillsburyhousetheatre.org for information. All Tickets are Pick-Your-Price
  • Sample Night Live: Sample Night Live: resumes in the fall at Landmark Center, Weyerhaeuser Auditorium. It offers a dozen high-quality samples of performing and visual arts in one evening. See SampleNightLive.com.
  • St. Catherine University Department of Music and Theater: At the O’Shaughnessy, 2004 Randolph, 651-690-6700. See oshag.stkate.edu or call 651-690-6700.
  • The Southern Theater, 1420 S. Washington Ave. Minneapolis. Box Office: 1-800-838-3006 and online at southerntheater.org.
  • SteppingStone Theatre for Youth Development: See steppingstonetheatre.org or call 651-225-9265 for details. Located at 55 Victoria St. N.
  • Ten Thousand Things Theater Company: 612-215-2650, tenthousandthings.org.
  • Theater Latté Da: For information and tickets see latteda.org or call 612-339-3003.
  • Theater at The Ordway: 345 Washington St., ordway.org or 651-224-4222. Acoustically Speaking, 10/27.
  • Theatre at Normandale: Fine Arts Theatre, Normandale Community College, 9700 France Ave. S., Bloomington. Call 952-358-8884 for information.
  • Theatre in the Round, 245 Cedar Ave., Minneapolis: 612-333-3010. Web TheatreintheRound.org; e-mail Admin@TheatreintheRound.org.
  • Trademark Theater celebrates its inaugural year: See trademarktheater.org.
  • Walker Performing Arts Season: For information see walkerart.org or call 612-375-7600.
MUSEUM AND GALLERIES
  • All My Relations Gallery and Two Rivers Gallery: Information at 612-235-4970 or arts@nacdi.org; 1414 E. Franklin and 1530 E. Franklin, Minneapolis.
  • American Association of Woodturners; AAW Gallery of Wood Art: Landmark Center, 75 W. 5th St., 651-484-9094. Tues-Fri 11am-4pm; Sun. 12-3pm. Touch This! On-going hands-on exhibition. Vintage & reproduction lathes, lathe history. On-going. All ages.
  • James J. Hill House Art Gallery, 240 Summit Avenue, St. Paul: Gallery hours: Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun 1-4 p.m.
  • Metropolitan State University — Gordon Parks Gallery: Located in the Library and Learning Center, 645 E. Seventh St. Information: 651-793-1212.
  • MIA — Minneapolis Institute of Arts: 2400 Third Ave. S. Mpls, 888-642-2787, artsmia.org.
  • Minnesota Children’s Museum: Information 651-225-6000 or mcm.org. At 10 W. 7th St.
  • Minnesota History Center: 345 Kellogg Blvd. W., minnesotahistorycenter.org. Then Now Wow: Minnesota history that kids of all ages can touch, step in, climb on and talk about.
  • Minnesota Museum of American Art: Project Space in the historic Pioneer Building at 141 E. 4th St. For information call 651-797-4168 or see mmaa.org. Project Space Phone: 651-797-2571. We need volunteers! If you or someone you know is interested in joining the MMAA team, please contact Samantha Grangaard at 651-797-2571 or sgrangaard@mmaa.org. Admission to the space is free.
  • Museum of Russian Art, 5500 Stevens Ave. S., Minneapolis. Information at tmora.org or 612-821-9045.
  • Saint Paul Gallery, 943 West Seventh, 651-230-4811.
  • Science Museum of Minnesota, 120 West Kellogg Blvd., 651-221-9444 or smm.org. Sportsology, a new permanent exhibit. Omnitheater offers Dream Big: Engineering Our World.
  • The Schubert Club Museum, Landmark Center, 75 West 5th St. Information at Schubert.org/museum or 651-292-3267. Open Sunday-Friday, noon-4 p.m., free.
  • Two Rivers Gallery: Now positioned as one of the premiere Native galleries in the Twin Cities, Two Rivers is bringing in and supporting new work from local emerging Native artists. Two Rivers Gallery, 1530 E. Franklin, Minneapolis. Contact: Maggie Thompson: cthompson@maicnet.org. Gallery Hours: Monday & Tuesday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. or by appointment. Horse Nation of the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ: through 10/19. The exhibit explores how horses shape the history, spirituality, and culture of the Dakota, Nakota, and Lakota people, collectively known as the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ (Seven Council Fires). Horses serve as allies in hunting and in battle, but are revered for more than their utility. Horses were, and still are, recognized as relatives and are vital members of the community. The exhibition features more than 20 artworks — including paintings, textiles, film, and beadwork — by leading contemporary Native American artists.
  • All My Relations Gallery, 1414 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis. Hours Tues-Fri, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat-Sun, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon closed. Contact 612-235-4970 or e-mail arts@nacdi.org.
  • Walker Art Center: 1750 Hennepin, Mpls. 612-375-7600; walkerart.org.
  • Weisman Art Museum (WAM) at the University of Minnesota. Hours Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 pm. Weekends, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Monday. Parking available in Museum garage, 333 East River Road. For information call 612-625-9494 or see wam.umn.edu. Drop-in public tours Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.
MUSIC AND DANCE
  • Accordo: Minnesota based chamber group holds concerts in the National Historic Landmark Christ Church Lutheran designed by Eliel and Eero Saarinen, 3244 34th Ave. S., Minneapolis.
  • Bach Society of Minnesota: See bachsocietymn.org for details, or call 651-428-5170.
  • The Baroque Room, 275 East 4th St., 651-705-6772 or thebaroqueroom.com.
  • Cantus Vocal Ensemble: For information see cantussings.org or phone 612-435-0055. At the Cowles Center, 528 Hennepin (612-206-3600 or thecolwescenter.org).
  • Caritas Vocal Ensemble: Now in its 13th season, Caritas has raised over $140,000 for diverse, local charitable organizations. For additional information and April concert schedule, visit caritasvocalensemble.org or e-mail to caritasvocalensemble@gmail.com.
  • Cerulean Fire 2018 concerts: see ceruleanfire.org for details.
  • Chamber Music Society of Minnesota: information at 651-450-0527 or chambermusicmn.org.
  • Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts: 528 Hennepin, Minneapolis. Information at 612-206-3600 or thecowlescenter.org. Twin Cities Tap Festival: 10/18-21/
  • Illusion Theater at The Cowles Center, 528 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis 612-339-4944; illusiontheater.org; info@illusiontheater.org.
  • InVocation (A Capella Vocal Ensemble): For more information, see InVocationSingers.org or contact Laurie Zaepfel at 651-690-1768. Concerts are free and open to the public, and proceeds from free-will offerings will benefit this season’s charity partners, Minnehaha Food Shelf, and the food shelf of Community Emergency Service.
  • Jazz MN: Enriching Life with Jazz: See jazzmn.org for full details.
  • Ladyslipper Ensemble: See ladyslipperensemble.org for details.
  • Landmark Center: Information on programs and tours at 651-292-3225 or landmarkcenter.org — 75 Fifth St.
  • Lex-Ham Community Band: For information contact Anthony Parrish at Anthony@LexHamArts.org or 612-590-9523 or see LexHamArts.org/band.
  • Lyra Baroque Orchestra Family Concerts: Call 651-321-2214 or see lyrabaroque.org for information and tickets. Concerts at The Baroque Room, 275 East Fourth St. Ste. 280.
  • Minnesota Bach Ensemble: see mnbach.org.
  • Minnesota Boychoir Public Performances: Information at boychoir.org or 651-292-3219.
  • Minnesota Concert Opera: See minconcertopera.org.
  • Minnesota Opera: See mnopera.org or call 612-333-6669.
  • Minnesota Orchestra: Information at minnesotaorchestra.org; box office 612-371-5656. All at Orchestra Hall, 1111 Nicollet Mall.
  • Minnesota Sinphonia: information at mnsinfonia.org or 612-871-1701.
  • Minnesota Youth Symphonies: info at mnyouthsymphonies.org, 651-699-5811.
  • Mobile Dance Project, Suite 318, Landmark Center, 651-274-9956, mobilejazzproject.org. Offers concerts and special events throughout the community.
  • Music and Dance at The Ordway, 345 Washington Ave., St. Paul, 651-224-4222, Ordway.org. Emmylou Harris, 10/17. Gladys Knight, 10/18. Maria Bamford, 10/20.
  • Music and Dance at The O’Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University: 2004 Randolph, 651-690-6700. For more information and tickets, contact The O’Shaughnessy Ticket Office at 651-690-6700; business hours are Mon.-Sat. 12-6pm; ticket office is located on the main campus of St. Catherine University at 2004 Randolph Ave. Tickets can also be purchased online 24/7 at oshag.stkate.edu. Manual Cinema — The End of TV, 10/5, 7:30pm.
  • Normandale Community College Musical Events: Information: 952-358-8200; 9700 France Ave. S. Bloomington.
  • Northrop at University of Minnesota. University Park Plaza, 2829 University Ave. SE, Minneapolis. Information at Northrup.umn.edu or 612-625-6600.Ballet Hispanico, 10/4, 7:30pm. Minnesota Orchestra Celebrating Northrop’s Restored Pipe Organ, 10/12-13, 8pm.
  • PipJazz at the Landmark Center: See pipjazz.com for future programs. For more information, please call the Oratorio Society at 612-432-7398.
  • The Oratorio Society of Minnesota is an auditioned 80-voice choral ensemble based in the Twin Cities. Celebrating its 37th year, OSM challenges and delights its audiences through dynamic and diverse choral music performed with skill and passion. Society members are of all ages and from all walks of life and have considerable choral singing experience. Its civic engagement and educational programs foster lifelong choral singing. More information at oratorio.org.
  • The Orpheum Theatre: The Orpheum, 910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis. Information at 800-982-2787 or hennepintheatretrust.org.
  • The Rose Ensemble: Information and tickets: 651-225-4340 or roseensemble.org.
  • The Schubert Club: Information at Schubert.org or 651-292-3268. KIDSJam (for homeschool families): 10/2-3, Strings Across the Ocean!
  • International Artist Series: Igor Levit, piano, 10/3, 7:30pm.
  • St. Paul Chamber Orchestra: See thespco.org or call 651-291-1144.
  • St. Paul Civic Symphony: Information at saintpaulcivicsymphony.org.
  • St. Paul Conservatory of Music: 651-224-2205 or thespcm.org. A music-making community offering high quality music education to all segments of society.
  • Skylark Opera Theatre: Information at skylarkopera.org. Tickets and information at 612-343-3390.
  • Thursday Musical Artist Series: Local soloists and chamber ensemble musicians performing works by classical and contemporary composers. See thursdaymusical.org, e-mail info@Thursdaymusical or call 612-333-0313 for information and membership details. All programs begin at 10:30am at Antonello Hall, MacPhail Center for Music, 501 S. 2nd St., Mpls.
  • Twin Cities Women’s Choir: see twincitieswomenschoir.org.
  • TU Dance: 2017-18 season at the Cowles Center, 528 Hennepin, Mpls. For information see tudance.org or call 612-605-1925. TU Dance Center, 2121 W. University Ave.
  • VocalEssence: information at vocalessence.org or 612-371-5656.
  • Zeitgeist Music Chamber Ensemble: 275 E. 4th St., Suite 200, St. Paul. Information at zeitgeistnewmusic.org.

CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS AND CENTERS

  • American Association of Woodturners Gallery of Wood Art: 222 Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W. Phone: 651-484-9094; galleryofwoodart.org.
  • American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Ave., Minneapolis, 612-871-4907. Info@ASImn.org; ASImn.org. A vibrant museum and cultural center.
  • Cathedral of Saint Paul, 239 Selby Ave., 651-228-1766. For hours and guided tour information see catherdralsaintpaul.org.
  • Concordia University Art and Cultural Events: Concordia University, St. Paul, Concordia Gallery, 1301 Marshall Ave. Information: finearts.concordia.edu or 651-641-8278.
  • Fitzgerald Theater, St. Paul, 10 East Exchange St., 651-290-1200.
  • Friends of the St. Paul Public Library: Thefriends.org or 651-222-3242.
  • Independent Filmmakers Project MN: Winter film and media classes. Information at ifpmn.org or 651-644-1912.
  • James J. Hill Center, jjhill.org or 651-265-5500, 80 West 4th St. Library Hours: Monday - Thursday 10am -5pm. 10/16, 8-9:30am, “Lifting Up the Next Generation: Mentorship in the 21st Century.”
  • Landmark Center: Information on programs and tours at 651-292-3225 or landmarkcenter.org — 75 Fifth St. Landmark Live: American Housewife, 10/19, 7pm Cocktail Hour; 8pm Concert.
  • Minnesota History Center, 345 Kellogg Blvd. W., 651-259-3000 or minnesotahistorycenter.org. Then Now Wow: Minnesota history that kids of all ages can touch, step in, climb on and talk about; Somalis + Minnesota, through 1/2019.
  • Public Art St. Paul: See publicartstpaul.org or call 651-290-0921.
  • Ramsey County Historical Society: Landmark Center Gallery, 75 W. Fifth St., rchs.com. History Revealed Series: Denis P. Gardner, “Our Minnesota State Capitol: From Groundbreaking through Restoration,” 9/12, noon at Landmark, Doug Hoverson, “The Business & Culture of Beer: From Statehood in 1858 to the Early 1880s,” 9/13, 7-9 p.m. at Waldmann Brewery & Wurstery, 445 Smith. Bill Lindeke, Saint Paul – Then & Now, 9/27, 7-8:30 p.m. at Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline N.
  • St. Catherine University’s Catherine G. Murphy Gallery: for information, visit stkate.edu/gallery.
  • St. Paul Art Crawl: See SaintPaulArtCrawl.org.
  • St. Paul Jewish Community Center Arts Season: St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave. Information at stpauljcc.org or 651-698-0751.
  • Thomas Irvine Dodge Nature Center: For information on programs and events see dodgenaturecenter.org or call 651-455-4531.
  • SubText Books Events: SubText Books, 6 West 5th St., St. Paul. Call for further information: 651-493-2791.
  • University of Minnesota Press: 111 3rd Avenue S., Suite 290, Minneapolis, 55401. Information at upress.umn.edu or phone 612-627-1932; e-mail presspr@umn.edu.
  • University of Minnesota Libraries: lib.umn.edu. First Fridays: A Series of Intellectually Stimulating Talks at Elmer L. Anderson Library: Free and open to the public; light refreshments 11:45am; presentations until 1pm., at Anderson Library, 222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, Room 120. Parking map at www1.umn.edu/twincities/maps/EALib. 10/5: “The Passionate, Accurate Story,” and “Women for McCarthy.” 11/2: “The Miracle of McKinley,” and “She served.”
  • Friends Forum: A Series for Curious Minds: details at lib.umn.edu or continuum.umn.edu/friends. Resumes in September.
  • Performing Arts at the Walker Art Center: 1750 Hennepin, Mpls. 612-375-7600; walkerart.org/performingarts.
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