Arts & Entertainment
Half-starved children pleading for gruel through song — it can only mean one thing. The much-loved stage musical “Oliver!” is coming to the Lakeville Area Arts Center. Lakeville-based The Play’s The Productions is presenting the classic song-and-dance show May 1-3 and 8-10. Dayna Railton, di...Read More
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“Ole’s Last Bow,” a new musical comedy about an old-time Scandinavian vaudeville troupe, is set to play the Lakeville Area Arts Center on Saturday, May 16. Written by Peter Holbrook and directed by Randy Winkler, the musical opens its Twin Cities “mini tour” on May 1 in Maple Grove, with s...Read More
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Repticon, a nationwide promoter of reptile and exotic animal expos, makes its inaugural appearance May 23-24 at the Eagan Community Center, 1501 Central Parkway. Repticon features vendors, breeders and educators in a family-oriented, fun-filled event. The expo brings thousands of reptiles, amphibian...Read More
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‘Music for the Soul’  South Metro Chorale presents “Music for the Soul” featuring Faure’s “Requiem” Friday, May 15, 7:30 p.m., St. Richard’s Catholic Church, 7540 Penn Ave. S., Richfield; and 3 p.m. Sunday, May 17, at Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church, 3611 N. Berens Road N.W., P...Read More
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To submit items for the Arts Calendar, email: [email protected] Auditions The Front Porch Players will hold auditions for a summer melodrama from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, and Wednesday, May 6. The play, part of the Rosemount Area Arts Council’s second annual Art Blast, will be presented at ...Read More
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Martin Zellar, Hitchville, former Rosemount resident Jason Perri on the bill Two of popular music’s greatest legends will be paid tribute to and some emerging artists will perform during Rosemount Leprechaun Days in July. The music of Bob Dylan and Neil Diamond will fill the Central Park Amphithea...Read More
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Rosemount Area Arts Council expands festival to 10 days A young girl picks up a flute for the first time and, after a few seconds of instruction, makes notes float out of the instrument. Using a pair of scissors, duct tape and a whole lot of imagination, children create colorful folders to show off ...Read More
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There are a number of characters audiences will probably recognize, and perhaps a few they won’t, in “Narnia: The Ballet.” Aslan, the White Witch, Mr. and Mrs. Beaver, the Wolficorn … wait, the Wolficorn? “We invented a new creature — the Wolficorn,” said Rick Vogt of Lakeville-based T...Read More
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Abstract painter Lisa Anderson is preparing for her largest exhibit to date beginning Wednesday, May 13, and running through Sunday, June 14, at Ames Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville. Anderson talks with great enthusiasm about her passion for painting. “I am happiest when standing in my stu...Read More
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