Arts & Entertainment

Acoustic artist Michael Monroe is bringing his sunny blend of folk, jazz and reggae to Apple Valley on Friday, July 18, as part of the summerlong Music in Kelley Park concert series hosted by the Apple Valley Arts Foundation. Admission is free to the 6-9 p.m. concert in the park located at Founders Lane and [...]

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The Dakota Valley Summer Pops Orchestra and Chorus will present an outdoor concert at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 20, at Caponi Art Park in Eagan. The event is part of Caponi’s family-oriented Summer Performance Series, which offers theater, music and dance on Sunday evenings throughout the summer. Admission is free with a $5 per person [...]

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by Wendy Schadewald Special to Sun Thisweek and the Dakota County Tribune Rating system:  (4=Don’t miss, 3=Good, 2=Worth a look, 1=Forget it) www.shortredheadreelreviews.com For more reviews, click here. “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” (PG-13) (3.5) [Intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief strong language.] — Ten years after a deadly simian [...]

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Josh Mitchell’s first foray into acting was as a ninth-grader at Eagan High School in 1993. He and a few football buddies decided to try out for the show on a lark — little did he know he’d be hooked on theater almost immediately. “I pretty much fell in love with it,” said Mitchell of [...]

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Zoo breaks ground on new play area The Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley broke ground July 8 on its new nature-based play area, “Hanifi Family Wild Woods.” Scheduled to open July 2015, the area will feature boulder climbs and caves, a climbing horse, log pile climb, mazes, slides, tree top towers with bridges, monkey bars [...]

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