Back at the Ordway after last year’s sell-out performance, comedian and Duluth native Maria Bamford stars in the semi-autobiographical Netflix comedy series Lady Dynamite, one of 2016’s must-see shows by Variety and Rolling Stone. She is the creator and star of Maria Bamford: The Special Special Special and of the cult hit web series The Maria Bamford Show. Read more about Maria Bamford
Arts & Performance
Justin Lansing and Joe Mailander have been exploring the outdoors together since they were kids. Now, as the Grammy-winning Okee Dokee Brothers, they write songs to encourage kids and families to get outside and get creative. Their brand new album Winterland is a tribute to the season of coziness, family time, and outdoor fun! Read more about Okee Dokee Brothers
Classic Albums Live takes classic albums and recreates them live on stage — note for note, cut for cut. Founded in 2003 by Craig Martin, Classic Albums Live has become the ultimate destination for music lovers wanting to hear the greatest albums performed live. Relying only on the music, using what Martin refers to as “the world’s best musicians,” Classic Albums Live has defined itself as a mainstay in performing arts centers across North America. Read more about Classic Albums Live: Pink Floyd's 'The Wall'
Brains On!, the widely popular podcast for curious kids and their grownups from American Public Media, is hitting the big stage with an all new science-themed show. Co-hosts Molly Bloom, Marc Sanchez and Sanden Totten will show audiences how the human brain can take a handful of signals from the eyes and ears and turn them into vibrant pictures of the world. There will be magic tricks, dance moves, out-of-body experiences and even a game show. Read more about Brains On! LIVE: Your Brain is Magic
Mike Birbiglia presents this Broadway series at the Ordway this fall, telling his tales of parenting in ways you’ve never heard before. You’ll have the time of your life listening to his heart, his humor will lift your mood and you’ll end your night on a high. Read more about The New One
Join this music ensemble at the historic Summit Center for their presentation of Divine Light, a chamber performance that will explore the relationship between the human and the divine. Along with Ruggero Allifranchini on violin, there will be two performances along with preconcert talks illuminating the stories behind the songs. First Performance 4–5:30 p.m., second performance 7–8:30 p.m. Read more about Divine Light by VocalEssence
See the classic movie reimagined in this hilarious Broadway musical. Follow Cady Heron as she navigates her way through a new high school, encountering the trials and tribulations that come along with joining the popular crowd. It will have you rolling with laughter, certain that it most definitely does make “fetch” happen. Tickets currently available to donors and subscribers. Read more about Mean Girls
The African Children’s Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances. The “Just As I Am” tour combines traditional hymns with African cultural sounds and a stunning visual story of God’s faithfulness. Concerts are free and open to all. A free-will offering is taken at the performance to support African Children’s Choir programs, such as education, care and relief and development programs. Read more about The African Children's Choir is Coming to Woodbury!
The East Metro Symphony Orchestra (EMSO) is pleased to present French Passions, a concert featuring the music of French composers, on Sunday, October 27th, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at The Grove United Methodist Church, 7465 Steepleview Road, Woodbury, MN. Admission to this concert is free. Donations in support of the orchestra’s work in the community are always appreciated. Read more about EMSO presents French Passions