Kathy Berdan, Pioneer Press

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Saint Paul, MN, United States

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It’s ‘Days of the Dinosaurs’ at Science Museum of Minnesota

There’s a new exhibition, “Ultimate Dinosaurs,” two new Omnitheater movies starring dinosaurs, paleontologist talks, presentations and other events. → Read More

Minnesota Opera’s new VP, artistic, is from Baylor School of Music and Wolf Trap Opera – Twin Cities

Minnesota Opera says that Joseph Li has been appointed to the position of vice president, artistic. As VP, artistic, Li will oversee the artistic department, responsible for the vocal and instrumen… → Read More

St. Paul Art Crawl makes a stop at Union Depot Oct. 23

The Art Crawl is stretching over 12 weeks in 2021 at various locations throughout St. Paul. It started in mid-September. → Read More

‘The Red Shoes’ returns to Open Eye Theatre with its fairytale story turned noir – Twin Cities

“The Red Shoes” gets its name from from a Hans Christian Andersen story about a young girl and a pair of red shoes. → Read More

Xcel Energy Center rolls out new foods and a ‘social sharing’ dining experience – Twin Cities

On the main concourse, new offerings are Ten Can Nachos and Signature Saucy Wings, which will be available at the Michelob Golden Light Taphouse. → Read More

Twin Cities Tap Festival rattles the floor with concerts and a showcase

It kicks off 7 p.m. Oct. 21 with a showcase featuring local and emerging tap artists including this year’s Elite Tap Feet – billed as some of the best teen tap dancers in Minnesota. → Read More

Mill City Museum in Minneapolis will reopen Nov. 4

Mill City Museum in Minneapolis, which has been closed since the COVID-19 shutdown in March 2020, will reopen on Nov. 4. The Minnesota Historical Society said Wednesday that signature exhibits such… → Read More

Fall Flower Show in bloom – and in two parts this year – at Como Conservatory

The Fall Flower Show in the Sunken Garden at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory at Como Park Zoo is open now and will feature a mid-show change on Nov. 6. → Read More

GLOW will return to Minnesota State Fairgrounds for the holidays

Last year’s drive-thru event will be a walk-thru for 2021. → Read More

Retrospective celebrates 30 years of James Sewell Ballet

In an anniversary showcase celebration Oct. 16-17, performers will revisit favorites from the past along with new hits. → Read More

Nautilus Music-Theater returns to live performance in Lowertown with ‘Stations of the Heart’ – Twin Cities

The theatrical song-cycle about the joys and despairs of love was created by lyricist Jim Payne and composer George Maurer. Performers include Elena Glass, Dee Noah and Sara Ochs. → Read More

‘Art on the Island’ and ‘Art on the Hill’ events are part of expanded St. Paul Art Crawl

More than 25 Harriet Island Artists are opening up their studios Oct. 8-10 for Art on the Island. → Read More

Classic horror stories will dance across Twin Cities stages

Collide Theatrical has Frankenstein Oct. 7-24 and Twin Cities Ballet has Dracula Oct. 27-28. → Read More

‘Hamlet’ performance will require audiences to be (masked) or not to be (in the theater) – Twin Cities

The Twin Cities theater company that’s exclusively dedicated to English Renaissance drama presents Shakespeare’s best-known play Sept. 24 to Oct. 17. → Read More

Minnesota Children’s Museum exhibit is a trip through some favorite stories – Twin Cities

“Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites” opens Sept. 25 at Minnesota Children’s Museum. → Read More

Rejected State Fair art featured in show at Lowertown’s AZ Gallery – Twin Cities

This year’s show has photography, paintings and some sculptures. → Read More

Head of art museum in Puerto Rico is named Weisman Art Museum’s new director – Twin Cities

Alejandra Peña-Gutiérrez, who has led the Museo de Arte de Ponce in Puerto Rico since 2013, will be the next director of the University of Minnesota’s Weisman Art Museum. Peña will begin her … → Read More

2021 Fall Arts: Dance steps out with fresh work, a 30th anniversary and time to tap

After more than a year of dance outdoors and online, feet will fly and bodies will sway and stretch into unimaginable shapes as feet hit the stage. Here’s a look at what’s ahead. → Read More

2021 Fall Arts: St. Paul Art Crawl will go for weeks, new exhibits at museums

Here’s a look at some of what’s ahead. Before visiting, check for COVID-19 restrictions. → Read More

New Ordway CEO comes from Detroit Symphony Orchestra organization

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts announced Wednesday morning that Christopher Harrington has been named its new president and CEO. Harrington, 36, has been with the Detroit Symphony Orches… → Read More