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2/17/2018
A Common Thread 2018 showcases the breadth and talent of Textile Center members. 120 artworks will adorn the walls of Textile Center's galleries in an exhibition that is as diverse in technique as it is prolific in scope. Submitted from among the 1,000 Textile Center members, fiber art techniques represented will include weaving, quilting, knitting, crochet, sewing, dyeing, felting, needlework, hand construction, polymer clay, lacemaking, basketry, beading, sculpture and multi-media. The exhibition brings together our community of textile artists for an annual celebration of work honoring textile tradition and innovation. From colorful and patterned surface design and dyed works; to meticulous stitched and quilted pieces that range from wearable to pictorial to photographic; to weavings that are spontaneous and symbolic; to sculptural forms of gesture and contemplation, the processes of textile practice are broad and the quality of practice runs deep. Artist Reception: Wednesday, January 10, 5:30 - 7:30 pm Gallery Hours: Monday - Thursday, 10 am - 7 pm Friday - Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm
2/17/2018
"Script from Within" is a collaborative visual art project that incorporates authentic handwritings of women who are incarcerated in MN, confronting viewers with the humanity behind mass incarceration of women. Location: Mitchell Hamline School of Law Gallery 875 Summit Ave, St. Paul Artist's talk by Marcia Haffmans with reception to follow Th Feb. 15 @ 6 PM. Gallery hours: Mon - Sun 8 AM - 8 PM Jan 10 - Feb 28, 2018
2/17/2018
"Born Again" features selected artworks from Judy Chicago’s "Birth Project," a series of screen prints, needle works and textiles that first toured the United States during the mid-1980s. Chicago collaborated with over 150 experienced needle workers to create this series, which addressed the dearth of birth imagery in western art. "Born Again" takes a fresh look at the themes investigated in the "Birth Project" and considers their impact – art historically, societally and intellectually – 30 years after its creation. Curated by Dr. Viki Thompson Wylder. This exhibition has been organized by Through the Flower in conjunction with the Albuquerque Museum of Art and the Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts. Sponsored by The Friends of The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery.
2/17/2018
Judy Chicago's work radically shifted ideas, materials and processes in the feminist art created after "The Dinner Party" and the "Birth Project," giving way to two generations of artists free to explore and challenge the constructs that define them as women and women artists. "After: Birth" specifically addresses contemporary responses to the concepts of motherhood, sexuality and the role of embroidery, clay, fibers and photography in third-and fourth-wave feminist art. Curated by Jess Larson. Artists: Amber Cobb, Orly Cogan, Susan Gilbert, Mari Hernandez, Jess Larson, Tracy Otten, Jennifer Pettus, Libby Rowe & Andrew Leo, Stansbury, Martha Russo, Suzanna Scott, Colleen Toledano, Sarah Spencer White | co-sponsored by the Abigail Quigley McCarthy Center for Women at St. Catherine University
2/17/2018
Ever wondered what it would be like to live without electricity and modern appliances? This is an opportunity to visit an Amish home, get to know your hostess and learn how to bake bread in a wood fired stove. After the bread is baked and the butter made, you will enjoy the freshly made bread and butter with a warm beverage. Take home a loaf of fresh baked bread and get to know our local Amish community. The class meets at Eagle Bluff and travels via Eagle Bluff van to the Amish home. Note: The Amish do not allow photos to be taken or names to be published. Travel time is included at beginning and end of class. Preregistration required. $55 includes $5 materials fee
2/17/2018
The Home + Remodeling Show is sure to inspire homeowners with specific home improvement projects in mind. With remodeling, interior design and home improvement presentations scattered throughout the show and more than 250 go-to resources and vendors, this show will help with all your home and remodeling needs. Features will include: • The Main Stage sponsored by Slumberland Furniture is themed “Show it off and Live it Up!” and will offer presentations revolving around remodeling, interior design and home improvement. Attendees will get budget saving tips and education from local speakers and national celebrities. • Designer Rooms - Come see the latest and most innovative ideas in the design world. Three designer rooms will be on display showcasing the most innovative trends in both indoor and outdoor living spaces. • Upcycle Challenge – Back for a second year, the Upcycle Challenge will give attendees much inspiration. Bloggers and designers have upcycled used items to create one-of-a-kind pieces to be auctioned off at the show. All proceeds benefit the Habitat for Humanity ReStore. • Demo Before You Reno – New and innovative products that consumers can test out on the show floor. Celebrities include: • Karl Champley: the host of the award-winning shows DIY to the Rescue, Wasted Spaces, and Home & Family on the HGTV, DIY, and Hallmark Networks. Karl was also the winner of Ellen’s Design Challenge. Karl will appear on the Main Stage each day of the Show. • Madcap Cottage: John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon are the duo behind the North Carolina and New York-based interior design firm Madcap Cottage. Known for their passion for prints and pattern, the Madcap gents—along with their pound-rescue posse, Jasper, Weenie, and Amy Petunia—scour the world for eclectic finds that capture their unique viewpoint. John and Jason will appear on the Main Stage on Friday and Saturday. Dates: Friday, February 16 and Saturday, February 17: 10am – 9pm Sunday, February 18: 10am – 6pm https://minneapolishomeandremodelingshow.com/
2/17/2018
Did that favorite pair of jeans wear out, but you just can’t seem to let them go? Now you don’t have to! Learn a simple technique to up-cycle old jeans into a durable and washable, eco-friendly rug. You can bring your own jeans or use what the instructor provides. No previous crafting skills required. Preregistration required. $45
2/17/2018
Back by popular demand for 2018! Would you like to make your favorite beverage in the comfort of your own home? I did, and I learned the hard way. I’ll teach you from my mistakes and you’ll make delicious beer for the very first time! This class is designed for adults (aged 21+) who have never home brewed before or have been unhappy with their first attempts. We will do all the basics in making a one gallon batch of ale: brewing, fermenting, sterilizing and bottling. Class will start with sampling and learning about beer ingredients. After a hands-on experience with making beer (brewing) you will get to take home some beer that you bottled. This class makes an excellent gift for the hard-to-shop for person. Preregistration required. $55 includes $10 materials fee.
2/17/2018
Brought to you by your host, Lorna Landvik Not many (any?) novelists perform one-woman-all-improvised shows, but Lorna Landvik does! Join her as she blends up comedy based on audience suggestions and margaritas based on her own special recipe! Laughs are guaranteed; enlightenment is possible. Fridays and Saturdays, February 9, 10, 16, and 17 at 7:00 (doors at 6:00) $20/$18 in advance
2/17/2018
Co-directed by Michelle Hensley and Luverne Seifert Featuring Stephen Cartmell, H. Adam Harris, George Keller, Thomasina Petrus, Kimberly Richardson, Luverne Seifert, Eric "Pogi" Sumangil and Karen Wiese-Thompson In this delightful romp, a group of eight motley employees at a failing small-town car wash decides to take their destinies into their own hands. Devised by veteran TTT actors Luverne Seifert, Stephen Cartmell, Sun Mee Chomet, Joy Dolo, H. Adam Harris, George Keller, Kurt Kwan, Thomasina Petrus, Randy Reyes, Kimberly Richardson, Eric "Pogi" Sumangil, director Michelle Hensley and playwright Kira Obolensky. At St Paul's ECLA of Minneapolis Feb 16-18 and Mar 9-11. Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30pm. Sunday shows at 4pm.
2/17/2018
In a time when the political environment seeks to erase our most marginalized citizens, writer Gabriela Santiago invites artists on the edge of culture to imagine and claim the future through science fiction. Featuring... Queen Drea SEE MORE PERSPECTIVE Wolf Valencia Stephani Maari Booker Khary Jackson House of Larva Drag Co-Op (Featuring Cicada L'Amour) Curated and hosted by Gabriela Santiago Queen Drea, recently named a Minnesota Emerging Composer Awardee from the American Composer’s Forum, uses poetry, electronica, and movement to navigate a dystopian future where, due to AmeriKKKa's school to prison pipeline and death by police, there are no black men. Xicanx Futurism meets Hip Hop in SEE MORE PERSPECTIVE’s vignettes told from different points of view about parallel characters existing in an alternative cartoon universe. Poet Wolf Valencia combines storytelling and verse in an “Afrofuturist witchcraft” parable. In a powerful character monologue, Stephani Maari Booker plays Zora, implanted with nanobots to record her every move in a future where mass incarceration has been replaced by mass surveillance. Multidisciplinary performer Khary Jackson presents an excerpt of his superhero novel series set after a nuclear war in 2084 along with a futuristic hip hop dance piece. Cicada L’Amour of the House of Larva Drag Co-Operative stages a drag act using lip synch, movement, and performance art, depicting the last dispatch from a group of astro-queers fleeing a conquered earth to the mysterious planet O-Face 9. TICKETS $10 from participating artists $10 (+ service charge) online Sliding scale $12-15 at the door Advanced tickets online at RevJetpacks.bpt.me or 1-800-838-3006 Produced by Patrick’s Cabaret At Strike Theater - 824 18th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418 Curator: Gabriela Santiago Dates: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
2/17/2018
Crooners Lounge & Supper Club... possibly the coolest restaurant and music venue in the Twin Cities. Listen to the music of Wee Willie Walker and the We 'R' Band while you enjoy a fabulous dinner paired with a glass of wine or a signature drink. An upscale, casual dining experience with a welcoming and relaxing atmosphere. Truly a destination. “Come fly with us, come dance with us, come dine with us, and let your heart be free!” (Schedule subject to change.)
2/17/2018
Produced by Heather Spear, The Gentleman King Dykes Do Drag are queers of all genders and orientations, celebrating an expanding continuum of gender expression and performance. This edgy performance art cabaret features the Twin Cities’ best in traditional Drag, burlesque, live music, boi-lesque, modern dance, video and visual art, and lip synching in enticing and exciting hilarity.  Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, February 15, 16, and 17 at 10:00 pm (doors at 9:30) $18 at the door / $14-18 sliding scale in advance / $9 with student ID (Thursday only)
2/18/2018
A Common Thread 2018 showcases the breadth and talent of Textile Center members. 120 artworks will adorn the walls of Textile Center's galleries in an exhibition that is as diverse in technique as it is prolific in scope. Submitted from among the 1,000 Textile Center members, fiber art techniques represented will include weaving, quilting, knitting, crochet, sewing, dyeing, felting, needlework, hand construction, polymer clay, lacemaking, basketry, beading, sculpture and multi-media. The exhibition brings together our community of textile artists for an annual celebration of work honoring textile tradition and innovation. From colorful and patterned surface design and dyed works; to meticulous stitched and quilted pieces that range from wearable to pictorial to photographic; to weavings that are spontaneous and symbolic; to sculptural forms of gesture and contemplation, the processes of textile practice are broad and the quality of practice runs deep. Artist Reception: Wednesday, January 10, 5:30 - 7:30 pm Gallery Hours: Monday - Thursday, 10 am - 7 pm Friday - Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm
2/18/2018
"Script from Within" is a collaborative visual art project that incorporates authentic handwritings of women who are incarcerated in MN, confronting viewers with the humanity behind mass incarceration of women. Location: Mitchell Hamline School of Law Gallery 875 Summit Ave, St. Paul Artist's talk by Marcia Haffmans with reception to follow Th Feb. 15 @ 6 PM. Gallery hours: Mon - Sun 8 AM - 8 PM Jan 10 - Feb 28, 2018
2/18/2018
"Born Again" features selected artworks from Judy Chicago’s "Birth Project," a series of screen prints, needle works and textiles that first toured the United States during the mid-1980s. Chicago collaborated with over 150 experienced needle workers to create this series, which addressed the dearth of birth imagery in western art. "Born Again" takes a fresh look at the themes investigated in the "Birth Project" and considers their impact – art historically, societally and intellectually – 30 years after its creation. Curated by Dr. Viki Thompson Wylder. This exhibition has been organized by Through the Flower in conjunction with the Albuquerque Museum of Art and the Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts. Sponsored by The Friends of The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery.
2/18/2018
Judy Chicago's work radically shifted ideas, materials and processes in the feminist art created after "The Dinner Party" and the "Birth Project," giving way to two generations of artists free to explore and challenge the constructs that define them as women and women artists. "After: Birth" specifically addresses contemporary responses to the concepts of motherhood, sexuality and the role of embroidery, clay, fibers and photography in third-and fourth-wave feminist art. Curated by Jess Larson. Artists: Amber Cobb, Orly Cogan, Susan Gilbert, Mari Hernandez, Jess Larson, Tracy Otten, Jennifer Pettus, Libby Rowe & Andrew Leo, Stansbury, Martha Russo, Suzanna Scott, Colleen Toledano, Sarah Spencer White | co-sponsored by the Abigail Quigley McCarthy Center for Women at St. Catherine University
2/18/2018
The Home + Remodeling Show is sure to inspire homeowners with specific home improvement projects in mind. With remodeling, interior design and home improvement presentations scattered throughout the show and more than 250 go-to resources and vendors, this show will help with all your home and remodeling needs. Features will include: • The Main Stage sponsored by Slumberland Furniture is themed “Show it off and Live it Up!” and will offer presentations revolving around remodeling, interior design and home improvement. Attendees will get budget saving tips and education from local speakers and national celebrities. • Designer Rooms - Come see the latest and most innovative ideas in the design world. Three designer rooms will be on display showcasing the most innovative trends in both indoor and outdoor living spaces. • Upcycle Challenge – Back for a second year, the Upcycle Challenge will give attendees much inspiration. Bloggers and designers have upcycled used items to create one-of-a-kind pieces to be auctioned off at the show. All proceeds benefit the Habitat for Humanity ReStore. • Demo Before You Reno – New and innovative products that consumers can test out on the show floor. Celebrities include: • Karl Champley: the host of the award-winning shows DIY to the Rescue, Wasted Spaces, and Home & Family on the HGTV, DIY, and Hallmark Networks. Karl was also the winner of Ellen’s Design Challenge. Karl will appear on the Main Stage each day of the Show. • Madcap Cottage: John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon are the duo behind the North Carolina and New York-based interior design firm Madcap Cottage. Known for their passion for prints and pattern, the Madcap gents—along with their pound-rescue posse, Jasper, Weenie, and Amy Petunia—scour the world for eclectic finds that capture their unique viewpoint. John and Jason will appear on the Main Stage on Friday and Saturday. Dates: Friday, February 16 and Saturday, February 17: 10am – 9pm Sunday, February 18: 10am – 6pm https://minneapolishomeandremodelingshow.com/
2/18/2018
Co-directed by Michelle Hensley and Luverne Seifert Featuring Stephen Cartmell, H. Adam Harris, George Keller, Thomasina Petrus, Kimberly Richardson, Luverne Seifert, Eric "Pogi" Sumangil and Karen Wiese-Thompson In this delightful romp, a group of eight motley employees at a failing small-town car wash decides to take their destinies into their own hands. Devised by veteran TTT actors Luverne Seifert, Stephen Cartmell, Sun Mee Chomet, Joy Dolo, H. Adam Harris, George Keller, Kurt Kwan, Thomasina Petrus, Randy Reyes, Kimberly Richardson, Eric "Pogi" Sumangil, director Michelle Hensley and playwright Kira Obolensky. At St Paul's ECLA of Minneapolis Feb 16-18 and Mar 9-11. Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30pm. Sunday shows at 4pm.
2/19/2018
A Common Thread 2018 showcases the breadth and talent of Textile Center members. 120 artworks will adorn the walls of Textile Center's galleries in an exhibition that is as diverse in technique as it is prolific in scope. Submitted from among the 1,000 Textile Center members, fiber art techniques represented will include weaving, quilting, knitting, crochet, sewing, dyeing, felting, needlework, hand construction, polymer clay, lacemaking, basketry, beading, sculpture and multi-media. The exhibition brings together our community of textile artists for an annual celebration of work honoring textile tradition and innovation. From colorful and patterned surface design and dyed works; to meticulous stitched and quilted pieces that range from wearable to pictorial to photographic; to weavings that are spontaneous and symbolic; to sculptural forms of gesture and contemplation, the processes of textile practice are broad and the quality of practice runs deep. Artist Reception: Wednesday, January 10, 5:30 - 7:30 pm Gallery Hours: Monday - Thursday, 10 am - 7 pm Friday - Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm
2/19/2018
"Script from Within" is a collaborative visual art project that incorporates authentic handwritings of women who are incarcerated in MN, confronting viewers with the humanity behind mass incarceration of women. Location: Mitchell Hamline School of Law Gallery 875 Summit Ave, St. Paul Artist's talk by Marcia Haffmans with reception to follow Th Feb. 15 @ 6 PM. Gallery hours: Mon - Sun 8 AM - 8 PM Jan 10 - Feb 28, 2018
2/19/2018
"Born Again" features selected artworks from Judy Chicago’s "Birth Project," a series of screen prints, needle works and textiles that first toured the United States during the mid-1980s. Chicago collaborated with over 150 experienced needle workers to create this series, which addressed the dearth of birth imagery in western art. "Born Again" takes a fresh look at the themes investigated in the "Birth Project" and considers their impact – art historically, societally and intellectually – 30 years after its creation. Curated by Dr. Viki Thompson Wylder. This exhibition has been organized by Through the Flower in conjunction with the Albuquerque Museum of Art and the Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts. Sponsored by The Friends of The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery.
2/19/2018
Judy Chicago's work radically shifted ideas, materials and processes in the feminist art created after "The Dinner Party" and the "Birth Project," giving way to two generations of artists free to explore and challenge the constructs that define them as women and women artists. "After: Birth" specifically addresses contemporary responses to the concepts of motherhood, sexuality and the role of embroidery, clay, fibers and photography in third-and fourth-wave feminist art. Curated by Jess Larson. Artists: Amber Cobb, Orly Cogan, Susan Gilbert, Mari Hernandez, Jess Larson, Tracy Otten, Jennifer Pettus, Libby Rowe & Andrew Leo, Stansbury, Martha Russo, Suzanna Scott, Colleen Toledano, Sarah Spencer White | co-sponsored by the Abigail Quigley McCarthy Center for Women at St. Catherine University
2/19/2018
Minnesota Women’s Consortium has hosted “Girls Rock! the Capitol,” a civic engagement experience for girls ages 13–18 intended to introduce girls and young women to the world of government and advocacy. On the day of Girls Rock! the Capitol (February 19), sixty girls ages 13-18 from the across the state of Minnesota will gather to learn more about state government, especially public policy decisions that directly affect them; how to make their voices heard at the State Capitol; and to interact with public leaders including women legislators. The event is free but registration is required. If you would like to either sponsor or participate in the program, contact ishwari@mnwomen.org
2/20/2018
A Common Thread 2018 showcases the breadth and talent of Textile Center members. 120 artworks will adorn the walls of Textile Center's galleries in an exhibition that is as diverse in technique as it is prolific in scope. Submitted from among the 1,000 Textile Center members, fiber art techniques represented will include weaving, quilting, knitting, crochet, sewing, dyeing, felting, needlework, hand construction, polymer clay, lacemaking, basketry, beading, sculpture and multi-media. The exhibition brings together our community of textile artists for an annual celebration of work honoring textile tradition and innovation. From colorful and patterned surface design and dyed works; to meticulous stitched and quilted pieces that range from wearable to pictorial to photographic; to weavings that are spontaneous and symbolic; to sculptural forms of gesture and contemplation, the processes of textile practice are broad and the quality of practice runs deep. Artist Reception: Wednesday, January 10, 5:30 - 7:30 pm Gallery Hours: Monday - Thursday, 10 am - 7 pm Friday - Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm
2/20/2018
"Script from Within" is a collaborative visual art project that incorporates authentic handwritings of women who are incarcerated in MN, confronting viewers with the humanity behind mass incarceration of women. Location: Mitchell Hamline School of Law Gallery 875 Summit Ave, St. Paul Artist's talk by Marcia Haffmans with reception to follow Th Feb. 15 @ 6 PM. Gallery hours: Mon - Sun 8 AM - 8 PM Jan 10 - Feb 28, 2018
2/20/2018
"Born Again" features selected artworks from Judy Chicago’s "Birth Project," a series of screen prints, needle works and textiles that first toured the United States during the mid-1980s. Chicago collaborated with over 150 experienced needle workers to create this series, which addressed the dearth of birth imagery in western art. "Born Again" takes a fresh look at the themes investigated in the "Birth Project" and considers their impact – art historically, societally and intellectually – 30 years after its creation. Curated by Dr. Viki Thompson Wylder. This exhibition has been organized by Through the Flower in conjunction with the Albuquerque Museum of Art and the Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts. Sponsored by The Friends of The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery.
2/20/2018
Judy Chicago's work radically shifted ideas, materials and processes in the feminist art created after "The Dinner Party" and the "Birth Project," giving way to two generations of artists free to explore and challenge the constructs that define them as women and women artists. "After: Birth" specifically addresses contemporary responses to the concepts of motherhood, sexuality and the role of embroidery, clay, fibers and photography in third-and fourth-wave feminist art. Curated by Jess Larson. Artists: Amber Cobb, Orly Cogan, Susan Gilbert, Mari Hernandez, Jess Larson, Tracy Otten, Jennifer Pettus, Libby Rowe & Andrew Leo, Stansbury, Martha Russo, Suzanna Scott, Colleen Toledano, Sarah Spencer White | co-sponsored by the Abigail Quigley McCarthy Center for Women at St. Catherine University
2/21/2018
A Common Thread 2018 showcases the breadth and talent of Textile Center members. 120 artworks will adorn the walls of Textile Center's galleries in an exhibition that is as diverse in technique as it is prolific in scope. Submitted from among the 1,000 Textile Center members, fiber art techniques represented will include weaving, quilting, knitting, crochet, sewing, dyeing, felting, needlework, hand construction, polymer clay, lacemaking, basketry, beading, sculpture and multi-media. The exhibition brings together our community of textile artists for an annual celebration of work honoring textile tradition and innovation. From colorful and patterned surface design and dyed works; to meticulous stitched and quilted pieces that range from wearable to pictorial to photographic; to weavings that are spontaneous and symbolic; to sculptural forms of gesture and contemplation, the processes of textile practice are broad and the quality of practice runs deep. Artist Reception: Wednesday, January 10, 5:30 - 7:30 pm Gallery Hours: Monday - Thursday, 10 am - 7 pm Friday - Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm
2/21/2018
"Script from Within" is a collaborative visual art project that incorporates authentic handwritings of women who are incarcerated in MN, confronting viewers with the humanity behind mass incarceration of women. Location: Mitchell Hamline School of Law Gallery 875 Summit Ave, St. Paul Artist's talk by Marcia Haffmans with reception to follow Th Feb. 15 @ 6 PM. Gallery hours: Mon - Sun 8 AM - 8 PM Jan 10 - Feb 28, 2018
2/21/2018
"Born Again" features selected artworks from Judy Chicago’s "Birth Project," a series of screen prints, needle works and textiles that first toured the United States during the mid-1980s. Chicago collaborated with over 150 experienced needle workers to create this series, which addressed the dearth of birth imagery in western art. "Born Again" takes a fresh look at the themes investigated in the "Birth Project" and considers their impact – art historically, societally and intellectually – 30 years after its creation. Curated by Dr. Viki Thompson Wylder. This exhibition has been organized by Through the Flower in conjunction with the Albuquerque Museum of Art and the Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts. Sponsored by The Friends of The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery.
2/21/2018
Judy Chicago's work radically shifted ideas, materials and processes in the feminist art created after "The Dinner Party" and the "Birth Project," giving way to two generations of artists free to explore and challenge the constructs that define them as women and women artists. "After: Birth" specifically addresses contemporary responses to the concepts of motherhood, sexuality and the role of embroidery, clay, fibers and photography in third-and fourth-wave feminist art. Curated by Jess Larson. Artists: Amber Cobb, Orly Cogan, Susan Gilbert, Mari Hernandez, Jess Larson, Tracy Otten, Jennifer Pettus, Libby Rowe & Andrew Leo, Stansbury, Martha Russo, Suzanna Scott, Colleen Toledano, Sarah Spencer White | co-sponsored by the Abigail Quigley McCarthy Center for Women at St. Catherine University
2/21/2018
Loving your work starts when you make yourself a priority - but how do you really put your own happiness first? At this conversational luncheon, we'll talk about how you can change your internal roadmap and navigate back to really loving what you do. This event is perfect for you if you want to dive in and discover new ways to avoid burnout, or share your own tips as you connect with other encouraging, committed women in business.
2/21/2018
Presented by FilmNorth Cinema Lounge is where independent filmmakers schmooze and make nice. Short Films. Indie Filmmakers. Hell yes. Wednesday, February 21 at 7:00pm (doors at 6:30) FREE
2/22/2018
A Common Thread 2018 showcases the breadth and talent of Textile Center members. 120 artworks will adorn the walls of Textile Center's galleries in an exhibition that is as diverse in technique as it is prolific in scope. Submitted from among the 1,000 Textile Center members, fiber art techniques represented will include weaving, quilting, knitting, crochet, sewing, dyeing, felting, needlework, hand construction, polymer clay, lacemaking, basketry, beading, sculpture and multi-media. The exhibition brings together our community of textile artists for an annual celebration of work honoring textile tradition and innovation. From colorful and patterned surface design and dyed works; to meticulous stitched and quilted pieces that range from wearable to pictorial to photographic; to weavings that are spontaneous and symbolic; to sculptural forms of gesture and contemplation, the processes of textile practice are broad and the quality of practice runs deep. Artist Reception: Wednesday, January 10, 5:30 - 7:30 pm Gallery Hours: Monday - Thursday, 10 am - 7 pm Friday - Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm
2/22/2018
"Script from Within" is a collaborative visual art project that incorporates authentic handwritings of women who are incarcerated in MN, confronting viewers with the humanity behind mass incarceration of women. Location: Mitchell Hamline School of Law Gallery 875 Summit Ave, St. Paul Artist's talk by Marcia Haffmans with reception to follow Th Feb. 15 @ 6 PM. Gallery hours: Mon - Sun 8 AM - 8 PM Jan 10 - Feb 28, 2018
2/22/2018
"Born Again" features selected artworks from Judy Chicago’s "Birth Project," a series of screen prints, needle works and textiles that first toured the United States during the mid-1980s. Chicago collaborated with over 150 experienced needle workers to create this series, which addressed the dearth of birth imagery in western art. "Born Again" takes a fresh look at the themes investigated in the "Birth Project" and considers their impact – art historically, societally and intellectually – 30 years after its creation. Curated by Dr. Viki Thompson Wylder. This exhibition has been organized by Through the Flower in conjunction with the Albuquerque Museum of Art and the Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts. Sponsored by The Friends of The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery.
2/22/2018
Judy Chicago's work radically shifted ideas, materials and processes in the feminist art created after "The Dinner Party" and the "Birth Project," giving way to two generations of artists free to explore and challenge the constructs that define them as women and women artists. "After: Birth" specifically addresses contemporary responses to the concepts of motherhood, sexuality and the role of embroidery, clay, fibers and photography in third-and fourth-wave feminist art. Curated by Jess Larson. Artists: Amber Cobb, Orly Cogan, Susan Gilbert, Mari Hernandez, Jess Larson, Tracy Otten, Jennifer Pettus, Libby Rowe & Andrew Leo, Stansbury, Martha Russo, Suzanna Scott, Colleen Toledano, Sarah Spencer White | co-sponsored by the Abigail Quigley McCarthy Center for Women at St. Catherine University
2/22/2018
Classically trained violinist and songwriter Gaelynn Lea has been bewitching scores of fans with her experimental and ambient takes on fiddle music, an approach that incorporates her love of traditional tunes, songwriting, poetry, and sonic exploration. Gaelynn Lea has been playing violin for over twenty years, developing an improvisational style all her own. Her work recently won NPR Music’s 2016 Tiny Desk Contest.
2/22/2018
Search Events Event Dates to Go Department of Theatre Arts & Dance Presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream 2/22/18, 7:30 PM Registration / Tickets may be required for this event. See "About this event" for details. About this event FEBRUARY 22 - MARCH 4, 2018 A Midsummer Night’s Dream conjures a world steeped in fairy magic—what is real and what is imagined? Is it a dream or a nightmare? “Contagious fogs” fall on the land, rivers overflow, the seasons alter all because the fairy queen and king are quarrelling. Neither reason nor law applies in this fairy realm, as Bottom the Weaver observes, “Love and reason keep little company.” Directed by faculty member Barbra Berlovitz, co-founder and former artistic director of the celebrated Theatre de le Jeune Lune. Written by William Shakespeare Directed by Barbra Berlovitz Performance Dates: Thursday, February 22, 7:30pm Friday, February 23, 7:30pm Saturday, February 24, 7:30pm Sunday, February 25, 2:00pm Thursday, March 1, 7:30pm Friday, March 2, 7:30pm Saturday, March 3, 7:30pm Sunday, March 4, 2:00pm
2/23/2018
A Common Thread 2018 showcases the breadth and talent of Textile Center members. 120 artworks will adorn the walls of Textile Center's galleries in an exhibition that is as diverse in technique as it is prolific in scope. Submitted from among the 1,000 Textile Center members, fiber art techniques represented will include weaving, quilting, knitting, crochet, sewing, dyeing, felting, needlework, hand construction, polymer clay, lacemaking, basketry, beading, sculpture and multi-media. The exhibition brings together our community of textile artists for an annual celebration of work honoring textile tradition and innovation. From colorful and patterned surface design and dyed works; to meticulous stitched and quilted pieces that range from wearable to pictorial to photographic; to weavings that are spontaneous and symbolic; to sculptural forms of gesture and contemplation, the processes of textile practice are broad and the quality of practice runs deep. Artist Reception: Wednesday, January 10, 5:30 - 7:30 pm Gallery Hours: Monday - Thursday, 10 am - 7 pm Friday - Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm
2/23/2018
"Script from Within" is a collaborative visual art project that incorporates authentic handwritings of women who are incarcerated in MN, confronting viewers with the humanity behind mass incarceration of women. Location: Mitchell Hamline School of Law Gallery 875 Summit Ave, St. Paul Artist's talk by Marcia Haffmans with reception to follow Th Feb. 15 @ 6 PM. Gallery hours: Mon - Sun 8 AM - 8 PM Jan 10 - Feb 28, 2018
2/23/2018
"Born Again" features selected artworks from Judy Chicago’s "Birth Project," a series of screen prints, needle works and textiles that first toured the United States during the mid-1980s. Chicago collaborated with over 150 experienced needle workers to create this series, which addressed the dearth of birth imagery in western art. "Born Again" takes a fresh look at the themes investigated in the "Birth Project" and considers their impact – art historically, societally and intellectually – 30 years after its creation. Curated by Dr. Viki Thompson Wylder. This exhibition has been organized by Through the Flower in conjunction with the Albuquerque Museum of Art and the Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts. Sponsored by The Friends of The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery.
2/23/2018
Judy Chicago's work radically shifted ideas, materials and processes in the feminist art created after "The Dinner Party" and the "Birth Project," giving way to two generations of artists free to explore and challenge the constructs that define them as women and women artists. "After: Birth" specifically addresses contemporary responses to the concepts of motherhood, sexuality and the role of embroidery, clay, fibers and photography in third-and fourth-wave feminist art. Curated by Jess Larson. Artists: Amber Cobb, Orly Cogan, Susan Gilbert, Mari Hernandez, Jess Larson, Tracy Otten, Jennifer Pettus, Libby Rowe & Andrew Leo, Stansbury, Martha Russo, Suzanna Scott, Colleen Toledano, Sarah Spencer White | co-sponsored by the Abigail Quigley McCarthy Center for Women at St. Catherine University
2/23/2018
Co-directed by Michelle Hensley and Luverne Seifert Featuring Stephen Cartmell, H. Adam Harris, George Keller, Thomasina Petrus, Kimberly Richardson, Luverne Seifert, Eric "Pogi" Sumangil and Karen Wiese-Thompson In this delightful romp, a group of eight motley employees at a failing small-town car wash decides to take their destinies into their own hands. Devised by veteran TTT actors Luverne Seifert, Stephen Cartmell, Sun Mee Chomet, Joy Dolo, H. Adam Harris, George Keller, Kurt Kwan, Thomasina Petrus, Randy Reyes, Kimberly Richardson, Eric "Pogi" Sumangil, director Michelle Hensley and playwright Kira Obolensky. At St Paul's ECLA of Minneapolis Feb 16-18 and Mar 9-11. Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30pm. Sunday shows at 4pm.
2/23/2018
Co-directed by Michelle Hensley and Luverne Seifert Featuring Stephen Cartmell, H. Adam Harris, George Keller, Thomasina Petrus, Kimberly Richardson, Luverne Seifert, Eric "Pogi" Sumangil and Karen Wiese-Thompson In this delightful romp, a group of eight motley employees at a failing small-town car wash decides to take their destinies into their own hands. Devised by veteran TTT actors Luverne Seifert, Stephen Cartmell, Sun Mee Chomet, Joy Dolo, H. Adam Harris, George Keller, Kurt Kwan, Thomasina Petrus, Randy Reyes, Kimberly Richardson, Eric "Pogi" Sumangil, director Michelle Hensley and playwright Kira Obolensky. At Open Book Feb 23-25 and Mar 2-4. Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30pm. Sunday shows at 4pm.
2/23/2018
PANGEA WORLD THEATER presents LOS ANGELES POVERTY DEPARTMENT’S A devised theater piece exploring the mechanics of displacement in an age of immense income inequality. “What Fuels Development?” brings to life a development struggle in which Skid Row residents organize against gentrification by an alcohol fueled entertainment district. The piece will incorporate a rich layering of lived experiences and “found texts” from public hearings. What Fuels Development? is made possible by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, California Arts Council Creative California Communities, and the National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund Project. Friday, February 23rd & Saturday, February 24th at 7:30pm A post show discussion will follow both performances ? Tickets $10-$25. Sliding scale purchase at the door. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. To reserve tickets call 612-822-0015. ? Post-performance discussions will follow each show. Pre-show Community Forum with John Malpede, Artistic Director, LAPD and Neeraj Mehta, Director of Community Programs, Center for Urban and Regional Affairs on Saturday, Feb 24, 2018 from 5:30-7:00pm at Old Arizona Theatre prior to the show. The conversation will address issues raised by the show and also explore issues of gentrification and displacement relevant to our own neighborhoods in Minneapolis.
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