Arts briefs, Feb. 28

‘Vertigo’ in Rosemount
The Steeple Center in Rosemount is hosting a screening of the film “Vertigo” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, as the second event in the ongoing Hitchcock Film Series sponsored by the Rosemount Area Arts Council. Tickets are $6.

The Hitchcock series continues with “North by Northwest” on March 28, followed by “Psycho” on April 25. More information is at

Student art on display
An ongoing art exhibit featuring the work of area elementary school students is on display at the Robert Trail Library, 14295 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount.

Artwork by students from Red Pine Elementary School will be on display the month of March. An artists’ reception is 1-3 p.m. Sunday, March 2.

Shannon Park Elementary student art will be spotlighted in April (artists’ reception 1-3 p.m. April 6), followed by Diamond Path Elementary in May (artists’ reception 1-3 p.m. May 4).

The exhibit is sponsored by the Rosemount Area Arts Council and the Robert Trail Library. For more information, visit

Bluegrass rescheduled
The Switched At Birth concert scheduled for Feb. 20 as part of the ongoing “Bluegrass at the Steeple Center” series was canceled due to the inclement winter weather. The concert has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at the Steeple Center located at 14375 S. Robert Trail in Rosemount.

Tickets for the Switched At Birth show are $5 and can be purchased at the Rosemount Area Arts Council’s website,, and in person at the Steeple Center.

Eagan young actors featured
Young Artists Initiative kicks off its 11th season with the musical “OLIVER!” The production features an all-youth cast of 26 and more than 10 youth crew members from around the Twin Cities, including Lauren Moy as the ghost of Oliver’s mother, and Bailey Soika and Paige Moy as soloists in the song “Who Will Buy?” All three are from Eagan.

The production also features scenic design by Shannon Morgan, and lighting design by Benjamin Eng, both graduates of Eastview High School.

“OLIVER!” runs March 14-16 and March 21-23 at the Neighborhood House in St. Paul. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors 55 and older, and $6 for students under 18. Tickets can be reserved online ( or at the door. Seating is general admission. YAI is also partnering with the Neighborhood House Food Shelf to collect food donations at all of the performances.

‘B-I-N-G-O Spells Murder’
Eagan Theater Company and Eagan 55 Plus/Seniors present their third annual murder mystery on Thursday, March 13, and Friday, March 14, at the Eagan Community Center, 1501 Central Parkway. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Tickets are $40 and include dinner, performance and bingo card. Seats are limited. Purchase tickets in person at the Eagan Community Center or online at

Break of Reality
Cello rock band Break of Reality performs May 15 at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students at the box office, by phone at 800-982-2787 or online at