Mahalia! The life and career of gospel singer Mahalia Jackson are traced in this musical. $22-34. Wed.-Thurs., 1:30 p.m., Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m., Sun., 2 p.m. Old Log Theater, 5185 Meadville St., Excelsior. FFI: 952-474-5951 or www.oldlog.com
Compiled by Nancy B. Olsen
4/5 THROUGH 5/27/2013 In the Time of the Butterflies World premiere of the tale of courage of the Mirabal sisters' resistance to dictatorship in the Dominican Republic adapted by playwright Caridad Svich based on Julia Alavarez's best-seller. In Spanish and English with supertitles. Directed by José Zayas. $0 (first-come, first-served)/$20 (guaranteed admission). 7:30 p.m., Wed.-Sat. Mixed Blood Theatre, 1501 S. 4th St., Mpls. FFI: 612-338-6131 or www.mixedblood.com
4/9/2013 TUESDAY AND 4/13/2013 SATURDAY Einsatzgruppen: The Death Brigades Documentary: "Einsatzgruppen: The Death Brigades" details how Nazis in mobile killing squads shot Jewish men, women and
children and buried them in mass graves. April 9, 7 p.m.
Latin American genocide: Conference explores how genocide brutalized women in Argentina and indigenous Mayans in Guatemala in the 1970s and 80s. April 13, 1 p.m.
Each event $10/$5, students free. William Mitchell College of Law, 875 Summit Ave., St. Paul. FFI: World Without Genocide at 651-695-7621.
4/13/2013 SATURDAY & 4/14/2013 SUNDAY Spring concert "I Dream a World" is the theme of the Calliope Women's Chorus spring concert. Donation. Sat., April 13, 7 p.m., Prospect Park United Methodist Church, 22 Orlin Ave. SE, Mpls. Sun., April 14, 1 p.m., Macalester-Plymouth United Church, 1658 Lincoln Ave., St. Paul. FFI: email@example.com or www.calliopewomenschorus.org
4/13-4/28/2013 Girls rock In Theatre Unbound's world premiere of "girl group" by playwright Carol Critchley, it's 1965 and The Furies just want to rock and roll. $15-25. Thurs.-Sat., 7:30 p.m., Sun., 2 p.m. Lowry Lab Theatre, 350 St. Peter St., St. Paul. FFI: 612-721-1186 or www.theatreunbound.com
4/17 THROUGH 5/4/2013 Our Earth
Second annual environmental/ecological group art exhibit at Flow Art Space. Free. 2-7 p.m., Wed.-Fri., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat; or by appointment. Reception: 6-9 p.m., 4/26.
Hours during St. Paul Art Crawl: 2-10 p.m., 4/26; 11-8 p.m., 4/27; 12-5 p.m., 4/28. 308 Prince St., Suite 218, St. Paul. FFI: 612-564-3569 or firstname.lastname@example.org
4/26-5/19/2013 Heartbeat of the Drum A Steppingstone original about how a brave young girl and a Japanese taiko drum save the day, by Sara Dejoras with music by Ochen Kaylen. $12-15. Wed.-Sun., times vary. SteppingStone Theatre, 55 Victoria St. N., St. Paul. FFI: 651-225-9265 or
4/29/2013 MONDAY An evening of poetry Minnesota poet laureate Joyce Sutphen discusses poetry. 6:30 p.m. Maple Grove Library, 8001 Main St. N., Maple Grove. FFI: 612-543-6450 or 612-543-5669.
See more calendar listings online at www.womenspress.com Look for the MN Women's Press at these events:
She Rock She Rock Showcase, April 7, 2013
Family Equality Conference, April 19-20, 2013
Mpls Lakes Professionals, Home-Based Business Expo, April 21, 2013
"You Have a Voice," Autism MN Conference, April 24, 2013
Montevideo Women's Expo, April 27, 2013
Women's Health Leadership Trust: The 2013 Forum: Women Leaders & Why They Matter...the Future of Health Care, April 30, 2013
50+ Prime Time Living Spring Expo, April 30-May 1, 2013
League of Women Voters-South Tonka Branch Events
MN Women In Networking (WIN) Events
Theatre Unbound Production
U of MN Women's Center Events
Women's Initiative for Self Empowerment (WISE) Events