Arts & Performance

Living Nativity

Come by and see the Living Nativity at St. Stephen Lutheran Church. 
Real people, live animals, Christmas treats, music and crafts for the
kids.  All are welcome!

Hill-Murray Theatre Presents ANNIE!

"Leapin' Lizards!" ANNIE, one of the
best-loved family musicals of all time, takes center stage at Hill-Murray
School from Friday, December 4th, through Sunday, December 13th

Lake Country Chorus Guest Night Open House

Lake Country Chorus sings four part a cappella harmony, barbershop style. Women and teen girls are invited to visit our open rehearsal night, meet members, learn to sing a tag or two and begin to learn a new song with us.

Formal music skills are not required, just the enjoyment of singing.  We will teach you the barbershop style.

If you are singing along in the car or humming as you work, you will enjoy singing with Lake Country.

Loring Park Art Festival

August 8–9 More than 140 local
artists converge on Loring Park, a beautiful green space in west
Minneapolis, for this annual juried festival. Check out paintings,
photography, printmaking and handmade paper, woodwork, jewelry,
sculptures, fiber art, mixed media, glass art and more. In addition to
browsing artwork, stop by one of the food and beverage vendor spots for a
cool-down treat. Bring the fam: Strolling musicians and children’s

Manitou Days Beach Dance with Free & Easy Band

Beach Dance featuring Free & Easy Band. Food and beverages will be availible. Bring your blanket and lawn chairs and kick up some sand under the stars! 

Questions? Call 651-653-5122 for additional information. 

The Illusionists

When it comes to magic, there’s a huge variety of artists and acts—grand illusionists, card tricksters, acrobats and more. It’s not often, however, that one show covers the whole gamut. But this month, seven world-renowned illusionists come together to create a spectacular and diverse showcase of unbelievable feats. It’s a critically acclaimed performance that Australian Stage calls “a magical, mystery, tour de force.” All ages. $33–$110. 7 p.m. Additional 2 p.m. performances on March 28 and 29. Ordway Center for Performing Arts, 345 Washington St., St.

The Manchurian Candidate

Start with a decorated American soldier, throw in a dash of brainwashing, a few pinches of dastardly schemes plus a beautifully scored opera, and what do you get? The world premiere of The Manchurian Candidate, performed by the Minnesota Opera this month. Based on the novel by Richard Condon, the opera follows soldier Raymond Shaw as he is brainwashed into becoming a ruthless assassin against the U.S. government. Will his fellow soldier be able to stop him before the end of this heart-pounding thriller? Formal opera attire is not required at this performance. $25–$200. Times vary.

Pentatonix: On My Way Home Tour

You might have seen some viral YouTube videos of this stellar a cappella quintet known as Pentatonix; the most popular are their Daft Punk remix, holiday songs and “The Evolution of Music.” Join Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi, Kirstin Maldonado, Avi Kaplan and Kevin Olusola as they celebrate their fourth album in one year to debut in the top ten on Billboard’s charts. $29.50–$59.50. 8 p.m.


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