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Kumbayah the Juneteenth Story

Northrop Auditorium University of Minnesota, 84 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN, Minnesota, United States

Recommended for ages 8 and up. Pre-performance activities in the lobby begin at 10:30 am. Kumbayah the Juneteenth Story, written by Rose McGee, is a two-act play that addresses a factual and traumatic time in our history–when news was deliberately withheld that Black people could no longer be enslaved in this country. Storytelling and music […]

Free

Lifelong Issues in Adoption: Reframing the Discourse Through Lived Experience: A Conference for Adoptees, Families, and Friends

Northrop Auditorium University of Minnesota, 84 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN, Minnesota, United States

During the past two decades more than 27,000 adoptees have joined Minnesota families from abroad or the public welfare system. Many, if not most, are now at an age where they are grappling with issues of identity and race, questioning how and whether to search for birth family, and wondering if their early experiences might […]

$75

Dance Theatre of Harlem

Northrop Auditorium University of Minnesota, 84 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN, Minnesota, United States

A singular presence in the ballet world, Dance Theatre of Harlem presents a powerful vision for ballet in the 21st century. This multiethnic company performs a forward-thinking repertoire that includes treasured classics, neoclassical works by George Balanchine and artistic director Robert Garland, as well as innovative contemporary works that use the language of ballet to […]

Dance Theatre of Harlem

Northrop Auditorium University of Minnesota, 84 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN, Minnesota, United States

A singular presence in the ballet world, Dance Theatre of Harlem presents a powerful vision for ballet in the 21st century. This multiethnic company performs a forward-thinking repertoire that includes treasured classics, neoclassical works by George Balanchine and artistic director Robert Garland, as well as innovative contemporary works that use the language of ballet to […]

Kit Downes: Southern Bodies With Bill Frisell and Musicians of The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Northrop Auditorium University of Minnesota, 84 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN, Minnesota, United States

Kit Downes, BBC Jazz Award winner and Mercury Music Award nominee, is a master keyboardist whose boundless musical curiosity has led to genre-defying collaborations with performers and composers around the world. Legendary jazz guitarist Bill Frisell joins him for the world premiere of Southern Bodies featuring Northrop's historic Aeolian-Skinner pipe organ. Rounding out the group […]

Student Matinee: Ragamala Dance Company Children of Dharma

Northrop Auditorium University of Minnesota, 84 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN, Minnesota, United States

Northrop Presents Student Matinee: Ragamala Dance Company Children of Dharma Thu, Oct 31, 10:30 am CT In-Person / Livestream On-demand through Nov 8 Carlson Family Stage Recommended for Grades 5-12. In Children of Dharma, a Northrop Centennial Commission, Ragamala Dance Company creates a series of mesmerizing vignettes illustrated with poetic movement, lush visual imagery, and […]

Ragamala Dance Company: Children of Dharma

Northrop Auditorium University of Minnesota, 84 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN, Minnesota, United States

Described as “soulful, imaginative, and rhythmically contagious” by The New York Times, Ragamala Dance Company presents the world premiere of Children of Dharma, a Northrop Centennial Commission. In this seamless blend of mesmerizing Bharatanatyam choreography, original music, and lush visuals, creators Aparna, Ranee, and Ashwini Ramaswamy take inspiration from Keerthik Sashidharan’s novel The Dharma Forest—a […]

Sun Dogs: Filmmaker and Composer Pairings With Alarm Will Sound Presented by Northrop and Liquid Music

Northrop Auditorium University of Minnesota, 84 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN, Minnesota, United States

Featuring Alarm Will Sound; composers Devonté Hynes, Arooj Aftab, Daniel Wohl, and Rafiq Bhatia; and filmmakers Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Josephine Decker, Mati Diop, and Manon Lutanie An ongoing Liquid Music series, Sun Dogs brings together inspired composer and filmmaker pairs to create short-format films with new music for live orchestra, exploring how stories can be told […]

Event Series VocalEssence: Welcome Christmas

VocalEssence: Welcome Christmas

Northrop Auditorium University of Minnesota, 84 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN, Minnesota, United States

Forget the hustle and bustle—take time to experience the wonder and joy of the holiday season as VocalEssence returns to the Northrop stage. Immerse yourself in new and familiar seasonal favorites, featuring all four inspiring VocalEssence choral ensembles—Chorus, Ensemble Singers, Singers Of This Age, and Vintage Voices—singing together. Mix in harp, brass, piano, and percussion […]

Event Series VocalEssence: Welcome Christmas

VocalEssence: Welcome Christmas

Northrop Auditorium University of Minnesota, 84 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN, Minnesota, United States

Forget the hustle and bustle—take time to experience the wonder and joy of the holiday season as VocalEssence returns to the Northrop stage. Immerse yourself in new and familiar seasonal favorites, featuring all four inspiring VocalEssence choral ensembles—Chorus, Ensemble Singers, Singers Of This Age, and Vintage Voices—singing together. Mix in harp, brass, piano, and percussion […]