Things to Do in Minneapolis and St. Paul

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Saturday, April 19 2014

Dykes Do Drag Produced by Heather Spear, The Gentleman King 04/19/2014 - 10:00pm - 11:45pm

"Dykes Do Drag" – the title says a mouthful but not all there is to say. 


Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend 04/19/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Presented by Hardcover Theater

Take Great Photos with Point-and-Shoot & Smartphone Cameras at Hardwood Library - Pre-registration required 04/19/2014 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Looking to improve your smartphone photography skills? Still having trouble with that point-and-shoot you bought a while ago?

CANCELED - Chaun Webster - Third Space Imaginary: Zines & Other Potentially Transformational Media - Pre-registration required 04/19/2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

This two-hour workshop introduces third-space theory as a paradigm for examining virtual and material intersections in art production, zines being one material example.

Surface Alchemy: New Work by Jodi Reeb 04/19/2014 - 12:00pm - 05/31/2014 - 4:00pm

Surface Alchemy: New Work by Jodi Reeb

 April 19 – May 31, 2014

Thomas Cowette- A Concise Retrospective 04/19/2014 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Drawings, paintings, collages spanning over 50 years. Honors the work of Thomas Cowette, one of Minnesota’s most successful artists.

The Ukulele Alley Cartoon ExtravaGONZO, starring Luke the Uke 04/19/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Presented, performed and written by Ukulele Alley

The Great United Noodles Easter Egg Hunt 04/19/2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am

The Great United Noodles Easter Egg Hunt

Earth Day Celebration 04/19/2014 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Come celebrate Earth Day at the 24th annual Earth Day Celebration at the Harriet Alexander Nature Center (HANC) on Saturday, April 19, 2014!

Hot Chocolate 15K/5K Inagural Race 04/19/2014 - 8:00am - 12:00pm

Hot Chocolate 5k / 15k race, the nations sweetest race is coming to a city near you! This is the first year Minneapolis, MN. Their are two different races, a 5k and 15k.

Hastings Area Birding Festival 04/19/2014 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

Celebrate the arrival of spring by learning about our region’s many bird species.

Nike and other competitors to move Nike Shox Cheap further ahead 04/19/2014 - 2:16am - 2:16pm

months to August 3 jumped 111 per cent to £6.1 million. Puma is another major player in the market.

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company presents "The History of Invulnerability" 04/19/2014 (All day) - 05/11/2014 (All day)

Superman—the man of steel—is invulnerable.  Jerry Siegel, the creator of Superman, was exceedingly vulnerable.

GOTH TRAD LIVE @TheLoft 04/18/2014 - 9:00pm - 04/19/2014 - 2:00am


Hamlet 04/17/2014 - 9:00am - 04/27/2014 - 2:30pm

Celebrate Shakespeare’s 450th birthday with his classic tragedy, directed by Barbra Berlovitz in this taut and compelling staging.

THEATER ALL YEAR | Brave New Workshop presents "A Pedalpub Named Desire" 04/17/2014 (All day) - 06/28/2014 (All day)

In the followup to the BNW's hit show "A Snowplow Named Desire," the cast takes a second look at the love, sex, and romance that pervades our culture.

The Platform Series: A Three-Week Series of Puppetry and Performance 04/17/2014 (All day) - 04/19/2014 (All day)

Open Eye presents three weeks of programming showcasing work in puppetry, solo performance, object and figure work. Each week features different artists, and there will be four performances of each work. Week 1 (April 10-12) features the music and shadow image-infused This Side of the Blue by Elizabeth Windnagel and Alex Hathaway and puppet opera Dressing the Moon by Miriam Gerberg. Week 2 (April 17-19) contains two solo performances, the funny BOB (available all occasions) by Kyle Cadotte and the ambitious Sucking on Molloy by Julian McFaul. Week 3 (April 24-26) brings New York’s James Godwin performing Lunatic Cunning, his one-man show of puppetry and mask. Read complete descriptions about all three PLATFORM weeks at

We Theater presents "The Shadow War" 04/16/2014 (All day) - 04/27/2014 (All day)

The Shadow War is a new play exploring the interaction between Hmong, Lao, and American perspectives of the CIA’s Secret War in 1970s Lao.

“Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type” at Lyric Arts 04/12/2014 - 11:00am - 04/26/2014 - 7:00pm

The animals on Farmer Brown’s farm have had enough!

Minnesota Opera presents "Magic Flute" 04/12/2014 (All day) - 04/27/2014 (All day)

Love conquers all.

Mozart's masterful comedy is richly reimagined in a boundary-busting production created by director Barrie Kosky and British theatre group 1927.

Merry Spider Cafe 04/11/2014 - 7:30pm - 04/26/2014 - 7:30pm

"Merry Spider Cafe" is a brand new sketch comedy revue written and performed by Mike Fotis and Joe Bozic, otherwise known as Ferrari McSpeedy.

Tales from Camelot 04/11/2014 - 7:30pm - 04/19/2014 - 7:30pm

Tales from Camelot

Written by phillip andrew bennett low

COLLIDE Presents "Romeo & Juliet" 04/10/2014 - 7:30pm - 04/20/2014 - 7:00pm



THEATER ALL YEAR | Jungle Theater presents "Detroit" 04/10/2014 - 7:00pm - 05/24/2014 - 7:00pm


In a "first ring" suburb outside a mid-sized American city, Ben and Mary fire up the grill to welcome the couple who have moved into the long-empty house next door.  The fledgli

THEATER ALL YEAR | Yellow Tree Theatre Presents "Fair Game" 04/10/2014 - 7:00pm - 05/03/2014 - 7:00pm

A conservative farmer, fair-trade-coffee-swilling college student, wannabe songstress, redheaded trailer trash, and ex-suburban soccer mom are pitted against each other to win a big cash prize for

THEATER ALL YEAR | Stages Theatre Company Presents "The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs" 04/10/2014 - 7:00pm - 05/10/2014 - 7:00pm

A modern classic comes to the stage. The Big Bad Wolf (Al, to his friends) is on trial for his part in the misadventure of the 3 Little Pigs.

THEATER ALL YEAR | Frank Theatre Presents "The Threepenny Opera" 04/10/2014 - 7:00pm - 05/03/2014 - 7:00pm

Set in the underbelly of Victorian London at the height of decadence with its con men, thieves, prostitutes and corrupt officials, Brecht uses the love story between the criminal and anti-hero Mach

Refugee Nation 04/10/2014 (All day) - 04/20/2014 (All day)

Refugee Nation is about a young generation seeking to understand their history and a community healing from the traumas of war.

"Nacirema: Stories of Color" at Nimbus Theatre 04/05/2014 (All day) - 04/27/2014 (All day)

Nacirema (American spelled backwards) takes a look at the complex world of race in 21st Century America. Loosely inspired by George C.

Bearded Men Improv's "the GOOD, the BAD, and the BEARDED" 04/04/2014 - 10:30pm - 05/30/2014 - 10:30pm

The Bearded Men have been performing at HUGE Theater for 3 years now delighting audiences with their epic adventures. Now, they take you to the wild west, in "the GOOD, the BAD, and the BEARDED".

Old Log Theater presents "Steel Magnolias" 04/04/2014 (All day) - 05/17/2014 (All day)

A celebration of the love, intimacy, and strength of six southern women who are steel magnolias. A story of the lives and friendship of six women in Louisiana.

THEATER ALL YEAR | Commonweal Theatre presents "Brand" 04/04/2014 (All day) - 06/13/2014 (All day)

How far is too far? How far is the line between saint and monster?

"Dogwood" By Seraphina Nova 04/04/2014 (All day) - 04/26/2014 (All day)

In "Dogwood"  Seraphina Nova developed a rich and touching story about a family coming together for an obligatory gathering that turns out to be more eventful than any of them ha

Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival 2014 04/03/2014 (All day) - 04/19/2014 (All day)

The largest film event in the region, and one of the largest and longest running film festivals in the country, the MSP International Film Festival annually presents some 200 feature length and sho

Spirituality in the 2nd Half of Life 04/02/2014 - 7:00pm - 05/07/2014 - 8:30pm


WEDNEDAYS, APRIL 2,9,16,23, 30 AND MAY 7.

Cracked Walnut Literary Festival 2014 04/02/2014 (All day) - 05/01/2014 (All day)

The 2014 Cracked Walnut Literary Festival will begin on April 2nd this year with readings in St Paul, Minneapolis, Duluth, Richfield, and Edina.

"Vintage Americana Comes Home" an exhibit by Chrissy Mount-Kapp 04/01/2014 (All day) - 04/30/2014 (All day)

This month long event will feature the vintage and Americana inspired oil paintings of award winning artist and former Minneapolis Uptown resident Chrissy Mount-Kapp.

Ayurveda Spring Cleanse 03/30/2014 - 6:00pm - 05/04/2014 - 6:00pm

5 Week Ayurveda Spring Cleanse Workshop at Big River Yoga.  Each week will focus on specific aspects of mindfulness, nutrition, and lifestyle changes from an Ayurvedic perspective to guide you

Children's Theatre Company presents "Balloonacy" 03/25/2014 (All day) - 05/04/2014 (All day)

A special presentation – not included in any subscription packages.

"Heavy: The Metal Show" Instinct Gallery 03/23/2014 (All day) - 05/10/2014 (All day)

Minneapolis, MN (March 4, 2013)--Opening Saturday March 22 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Heavy:
The Metal Show runs through May 10. The exhibition was curated by John Schuerman and

Hamline University Football Fundraiser 03/19/2014 - 2:00pm - 05/19/2014 - 11:00pm

Hamline University Football launched a campaign to raise $10,000 in order to enhance the team’s video equipment and editing systems.


"Othello" at the Guthrie Theater 03/08/2014 (All day) - 04/20/2014 (All day)

For the first time on the mainstage in nearly two decades, the Guthrie presents a bold new Othello for our audiences to feast upon.

"The Little Mermaid" at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres 03/07/2014 (All day) - 08/30/2014 (All day)

In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, a beautiful young mermaid named Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above.

Ultimate Dinosaurs at the Science Museum of Minnesota 03/01/2014 (All day) - 08/24/2014 (All day)

Ultimate Dinosaurs, a huge new exhibition featuring 20 fascinating specimens from the other side of the world, will open at the Science Museum on March 1.

'Where I Fit' at All My Relations Gallery 02/28/2014 (All day) - 05/31/2014 (All day)

Textile artist Maggie Thompson (Fon du Lac Ojibwe) utilizes a variety of weaving and knitting techniques, printed fabrics, and assemblage works as a way to contain memory and reflect upon difficult subject matters regarding Indian identity.

"Jim Hodges: Give More Than You Take" at the Walker Art Center 02/15/2014 (All day) - 05/11/2014 (All day)

American artist Jim Hodges is known for his singular ability to infuse emotion and narrative into the objects of our daily lives, creating poignant studies on ideas such as temporality, life, and l

Science & Engineering Summer Camps at The Works Museum 06/09/2013 - 9:00am - 08/29/2014 - 4:00pm

Camps for girls and boys in grades K-7 who love to explore, design, and build!

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