The Ordway is excited to announce that the performance of Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives has been rescheduled for Tuesday, September 15 at 7:30pm. Read more about Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives
Arts & Performance
Spring to Your Senses Puppet Show (Best for Ages 2 -8, with adult)
At Maplewood Nature Center
Friday, April 3, 10:30AM-11:45AM
Laugh and sing along with squirrel, duck, goose and more, as they get ready for spring at the Maplewood Nature Center pond! Outside, use your eyes and ears to look and listen for the REAL wild animals! Complete the Alphabet Nature Bingo on your way. Snack and Craft included. Great for families and small day care groups (up to 8 kids).
Fee: $5/child, adults free; must register by Wednesday, April1. Activity#16731 Read more about Spring to Your Senses Puppet Show (Best for Ages 2 -8, with adult)
UK trio GoGo Penguin (pianist Chris Illingworth, bassist Nick Blacka and drummer Rob Turner) have been hailed as the “Radiohead of British Jazz”, but they draw equally on rock, jazz and minimalist influences, alongside the intricacy of Aphex Twin or Four Tet to create their punchy, experimental, but always beautiful music. Read more about GoGo Penguin
Bring the whole family for a day of wonder, imagination, and all-ages fun!
Presented by the Ordway, the Flint Hills Family Festival is an annual multi-day event featuring performances, free activities, art-making, and more. Families will be swept away on adventures that spark imagination and inspire exploration, with performances by artists from all over the world and right here at home. Read more about The 2020 Flint Hills Family Festival
Sons of Mystro are young violinists made up of brother duo Malcolm, 23, and Umoja, 20, who use their violins to creatively interpret various genres of music; reggae classics, American pop songs, and their own creations. Stunning virtuosity.
In covering a song, Sons of Mystro invariably enhances that particular song due to their unique styling. Read more about Sons of Mystro
Polkadots follows 8-year-old Lily Polkadot who just moved to the “Squares Only” small town of Rockaway. As the first Polkadot in an all-Square school, Lily faces an almost impossible task of gaining acceptance from her peers. From daily bullying, to segregated drinking fountains, Lily’s quest seems hopeless until she meets Sky, a shy Square boy whose curiosity for her unique polkadot skin blooms into an unexpected pal-ship. Read more about Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical
At the center of every circus we find a 42ft ring full of thrills, laughs and excitement. In 42ft: A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels, Cirque Mechanics dares us to leap into the circus ring to experience the endurance of this evolving art form. Read more about Cirque Mechanics presents 42ft: A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels
This opera for babies uses parachutes to create an intimate world of wonder and interaction.
Designed by Moving Star Vocal Ensemble, the performance invites our youngest audiences into an expanding and contracting world and immerses them in a parachute’s movements as it becomes a metaphor for breathing. Bring imagination and your full selves into this baby and toddler-centric experience designed just for them! Read more about NOOMA, an opera for babies
Landmark Native American movie Neither Wolf Nor Dog from Scottish director Steven Lewis Simpson has one special showing at the Lakeshore Players Theatre in White Bear Lake, MN on March 19th at 7 PM!
Please spread the word to anyone who might be interested. Read more about 'Neither Wolf Nor Dog' at Lakeshore Players