This fantastical production featuring songs from the 1971 film will delight both children and the adults they bring along. Treat your family to 60 minutes in Roald Dahl’s sweet candy-colored world at the Hopkins Center for the Arts.
Arts & Performance
This musical adaptation of the popular children’s book will blow the house down at Old Log Theater. You know the story of the Three Little Pigs, but will you listen to what the Big Bad Wolf has to say for himself?
One weekend only! June 7-9 at Squirrel Haus Arts: 3450 Snelling Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406
• Opening reception: June 7, 5-10pm •
Grilled cheese by All Square • Beer by Surly Brewing Company • DJ set by Preston Drum • Bar proceeds benefit We Are All Criminals, who will be doing on-site interviews as part of their ongoing project about privilege, dignity, and criminal justice.
Giant video projections, interactive sculpture installations, experimental performances and more will transform spaces under the city lights. The festival takes place for two nights in the Rondo neighborhood of St. Paul, the American Indian Cultural Corridor and Downtown East Minneapolis.
Hallie Q. Brown Community Center, 270 N. Kent St., St. Paul; American Indian Center, 1530 E. Franklin Ave., Mpls; The Commons Park, 425 Portland Ave. S., Mpls
Delve into the world of music and have a play at a fun, yet unique educational experience that initiates the development of skills in a creative environment. With over 35 summer camps to choose from, there is something for everyone at any age and every musical level.
Listen to a diverse and exciting mix of traditional and contemporary sacred and secular works, showcasing pieces from Billy Joel to famed British choral composer Bob Chilcott. The Minnesota Boychoir features 150 talented voices from the ages of 6–18 years old, across four choirs.
Immerse yourself into the world of yoga in the heart of the Chinese Garden at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Both morning and late afternoon sessions are offered to calm your every sense, accompanied by a nourishing and delicious breakfast and lunch.
Based on the book by Tony Award winner Steven Levenson, Dear Evan Hansen is a heart-wrenching musical about a high school boy who makes a daring gambit to fit in. Catch the musical reviewers are raving about before it’s gone. Ages 12 and up.
Taiwanese pianist Gloria Shih and St. Paul based violinist Marc Levine will perform pieces by modern classical composers who have melded traditional composition with jazz style. The Baroque Room in Lowertown will also host art by New York’s Jenny Lin. All ages.
For 57 years, the Minnesota Boychoir has been helping boys from all walks of life learn musicianship and community and have performed all over the world. All four of their ensembles will be performing both traditional and secular pieces. All ages.