Art/Theater

Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition: Día de los Muertos

Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition: Día de los Muertos

Opening September 28, 2017 is Festival de las Calaveras Arts Exhibition: Day of the Dead – a multimedia, multidisciplinary arts exhibition that explores contemporary expressions and traditional elements related to Day of the Dead intertwined with social justice issues that affect the Latinx community, engaging the participation of Latinx artists at various stages of development. The exhibition […]

The Loring Park Art Festival offers an urban oasis of arts and culture.

Loring Park Art Festival dates for 2017

On July 29th and 30th the nationally-acclaimed Loring Park Art Festival will return for its eighteenth consecutive year. The festival will take place from 10am-6pm on Saturday, July 29th and 10am-5pm on Sunday, July 30th. This two-day juried festival takes place in Loring Park at Oak Grove Street and Hennepin Avenue, near downtown Minneapolis, the […]

An Afternoon with Reynold Philipsek  Featuring the documentary of A Life Well Played plus a live musical performance

An Afternoon with Reynold Philipsek Featuring the documentary of A Life Well Played plus a live musical performance

Jazz guitarist and composer Reynold Philipsek is celebrating the release of his up-close and personal documentary, A Life Well Played, with an exclusive screening plus a live musical performance on Sunday, June 25, 2017, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the Schneider Theater at the Bloomington Center for the Arts, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Road, […]

2016 Happening List Results Schedule

2016 Happening List Results Schedule

At long last…the results of the annual Happening List have arrived! We appreciate your patience with us as we audit and tally the results; it is no small task. And believe it or not, there is still quite a bit of work to do. For that reason, we are going to stagger the release of […]

Sculptor - James Shoop

Art Attack 2016 – It’s About Peace and Love

The 19th annual Art Attack is back and is happening on November 4, 5 and 6 at the Northrup King Building in Northeast Minneapolis. This year, in response to the current political climate, the Northrup King Building is choosing to promote peace and love through visual art, interactive art activities, writing and music. It will […]

Sun Mee Chomet and Megan Burns in ENCYCLOPEDIA by Core Writer Rachel Jendrzejewski, part of the 2015-16 Ruth Easton New Play Series at the Playwrights’ Center. Photo by Paula Keller.

Playwrights’ Center Announces 45th Anniversary Season

Since its founding in 1971, the Playwrights’ Center has been imagining theater forward. For decades it has been one of the nation’s most important organizations for developing new plays and launching the careers of playwrights. The Center will celebrate its 45th year all season long, including with a conversation series called #Theater2060 discussing how theater […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events July 29 – 31

Pick 3 Weekend Events July 29 – 31

Welcome to the last weekend in July. How did that happen? In our Pick 3 Events, we have something for the dogs, something for the kids, something for everyone really. From parades to art festivals, world records and more, you’ll find it happening in Minneapolis this weekend. Check it out and enjoy!   Friday, July […]

Little Mekong Night Market

Little Mekong Night Market

If you are looking for something fun to do this weekend that includes great culture and outstanding food, check out the Little Mekong Night Market, on Saturday and Sunday, July 23 and 24. Happening in the heart of Little Mekong District in St. Paul on Western Ave. and expanding into the new upcoming Little Mekong Plaza, […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events July 1 – 4

Pick 3 Weekend Events July 1 – 4

It’s the first weekend in July, and a long weekend at that! Of course, the 4th of July is Monday with Independence Day celebrations all weekend long, but there’s much more happening in the Cities, too. If you just can’t get enough Prince tributes, you are in luck. And, if you want to spend your […]

Minneapolis Art Lending Library

Minneapolis Art Lending Library

Have you heard about the Minneapolis Art Lending Library? It’s a local nonprofit that lets every day people to borrow original works of art – to display at their home  – for two months, free of charge. And just as their mission is to help community members experience the joys of art, they also strive to give […]