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GoSeeDo October 2013
THROUGH 11/18/2013
Deidre Scherer exhibit
The Vermont artist "draws" with scissors and sewing machines, and "Threads of Connection: Works by Deidre Scherer" deals with end of life and the aging face. Residency, with workshops and programs 10/2-10/5 (fees and times vary; some require registration). Reception, 10/3, 6 p.m. United Theological Seminary, 3000 5th Street NW, New Brighton. FFI: 651-255-6138 or unitedseminary.edu

Compiled by Nancy B. Olsen

10/3/2013 THURSDAY
Kate Hopper reads
Minneapolis writer and writing teacher Kate Hopper's new book, "Ready for Air: A Journey through Premature Motherhood," takes readers through her "harrowing, poignant and occasionally hysterical journey" when her daughter is born prematurely. Free. 7 p.m. The Loft Literary Center, 1011 Washington Ave. S., Mpls. FFI: 612-215-2575 or www.loft.org

10/4/2013 FRIDAY
KFAI presents all-female artists for "Womenfolk Night," with Mother Banjo, Katie Dahl and other guests. No cover. 10 p.m. 331 Club, 331 13th Ave. NE, Mpls. FFI: www.331club.com

10/13/2013 SUNDAY
Katy Tessman Stanoch celebrates
Minneapolis musician Katy Tessman Stanoch reads from "Our Mama is a Beautiful Garden," which she wrote to help her two young sons understand after she was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 39. Music and family-friendly activities. 1-4 p.m. Fox Egg Gallery, 3730 Chicago Ave. S., Mpls. FFI: 612-656-9369, info@foxeggproductions.com or www.rhythmelodic.com/mamasgarden

10/15/2013 TUESDAY
Ellen Hart reads
The mystery writer reads from her latest work in the Jane Lawless series, "Taken by the Wind." Free. 7 p.m. SubText: A Bookstore, 165 Western Ave. N., St. Paul. FFI: 651-493-3871 or Facebook.com/SubTextaBookstore

10/15/2013 TUESDAY
Amy Thielen cooks
The Minnesota native and former New York chef discusses "The New Midwestern Table," with 200 updated classic recipes that honor the heartland. Free. 7 p.m. Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Ave., St. Paul. FFI: 651-225-8989 or www.commongoodbooks.com.

THROUGH 10/13/2013
"Disenchanted! A New Musical Comedy That Gives Fairy Tales the Bird!" unmasks in satire and vaudevillian style what happens to Snow White and other princesses after "happily ever after." Midwest premiere. 16 and older. $28-145. Wed-Fri., 7:30 p.m.; Sat. 7 and 10 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m. Ritz Theater, 345 13th Ave. NE, Mpls. FFI: 612-436-1129, www.ritz-theater.org or Facebook.com/Disenchanted MPLS


10/25 FRIDAY-11/10/2013 SUNDAY
Mary T. & Lizzy K.
First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln and Lizzy Keckly, a free slave who is Mary's seamstress, banter and share intimacies as Mary dresses for the theater in this regional premiere. 7:30 p.m. Thur.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. (Previews Oct. 18-24, days vary.) $33-58/$19. Park Square Theatre, 20 W. Seventh Place, St. Paul. FFI: 651-291-7005 or parksquaretheatre.org

10/25-10/27/2013 FRIDAY-SUNDAY
Only Human
Karen L. Charles' Threads Dance Project delves into women's body image and premieres the collaborative "Malignant," stories of cancer. $20/15. Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun. 2:30 p.m. Lab Theater, 700 N. 1st St., Mpls. FFI: 612-333-7977, www.thelabtheater.org or www.threadsdance.org

Also noted theater performances:

10/5 SATURDAY-11/10/2013 SUNDAY
In "Tribes," by Nina Raine, a young deaf man finds a sense of belonging. 2012 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play. Dates, times vary. $29-64. McGuire Proscenium Stage, Guthrie Theater, 818 S. 2nd St., Mpls. FFI: 612-377-2224 or www.guthrietheater.org

10/26 SATURDAY-11/10/2013 SUNDAY
Theatre Unbound presents a world premiere of Jennifer Blackmer's "Unraveled," when a hospice nurse enters the lives of Joy and her mother, who is suffering from cancer. $18. Dates, times vary. Woman's Club of Minneapolis, 410 Oak Grove St., Mpls. FFI: 612-207-3659 or www.theatreunbound.com

See more calendar listings online at www.womenspress.com
Look for the MN Women's Press at these events:
• Fall 50+ Primetime Expo, Oct. 1-2
• Girls Night Out, Benefitting Hope Chest for Breast Cancer, Oct. 3
• Angels & Divas, Oct. 3
• Midwest's Family Pet Expo, Oct. 5-6
• First Step Initiative Fundraising Luncheon, Oct. 8
• Twin Cities Breast Cancer Awareness Conference, Oct. 12
• Trek Breast Cancer Awareness Ride, Oct. 12
• Bloggy Boot Camp, Oct. 12
• St. Paul Fire Dept. Women's Expo, Oct. 12
• Jungle Boogie Gala - A-cat-emy Awards, Oct, 13
• Women & Spirituality Conference, Oct. 13
• Twin Cities Birth & Baby Expo, Oct. 13
• Tucker Center 20th anniversary event, Oct. 22
• Walk to Stop Diabetes, Stillwater and Mankato, Oct. 5, and Twin Cities, Oct. 25
• Wayside House's She Who Has Hope Gala, Oct. 25
• Twin Cities Veg Fest, Oct. 26
• League of Women Voters - South Tonka Branch events
• Theatre Unbound events
• U of M Women's Center events
• Women Entrepreneurs of Minnesota events
• Women's Initiative for Self Empowerment (WISE) events

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