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Arts & Performance
Sleeping Beauty, one of the world's most enduring and beloved fairy tales, tells the story of Princess Aurora who has an evil spell cast on her by the angry and wicked fairy, Carabosse. The Lilac Fairy, the fairy of wisdom, triumphs over the evil fairy leaving Aurora to sleep for 100 years only to be awakened by the kiss of the Brave Prince who follows the Lilac Fairy to the palace where the princess sleeps. Aurora and the Prince are married surrounded by Aurora's fairy tale friends and the Good Fairies who have bestowed the gifts of inner beauty on the Princess.
We have it all folks! Our Spring Bonanza! Show will have arts, crafts, indoor flea market, antiques, home & garden, local businesses, sporting goods, fun activities, hourly drawings, music, full concessions............Mark your calendar, tell your family and friends and be sure to stop by and find some great deals on everything from A to Z! FREE to the public and family friendly - bring the kids. Vendors contact us if you are interested in a space! email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 715-557-1785
Where classical Indian meets progressive world music, sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar transforms cultural dialogue through her versatility of sound. With her dynamic and spiritual musicality, Shankar has produced 10 albums and DVD film scores and was nominated for six Grammy Awards.
$25-45. 7:30 p.m.
The O’Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Ave., St. Paul
Romance and comedy abound in this theatrical concert version of the classic operetta, originally adapted from a work by Voltaire. The VocalEssence Ensemble Singers and Chorus, accompanied by a full orchestra, present a rousing “opera for the people.”
All ages. $35—45.
Show times vary.
528 Hennepin Ave., Mpls.
From childhood to adulthood, Cantus reflects on the cycle of life; exploring themes of adolescence, companionship, parenthood and morality. Exploring the path of self-realization, When I Grow Up considers how we become who we are.
All ages. $10-32, 11 a.m.
6200 Colonial Way, Edina
Experience an epic journey of unlikely hero Bilbo Baggins in an on-stage adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s beloved novel. Follow Bilbo’s magically mystical adventure over freezing mountains and frightening forests and even meet a variety of fierce creatures along the way.
All ages. Prices vary.
Children’s Theatre Company
2400 3rd Ave. S., Mpls
Follow the successes and struggles of Rosemary Clooney’s jazz singing career from the 50’s to her comeback in 70’s and beyond. Minneapolis director Eric Morris promises not a typical jukebox musical and will feature many of the jazz great’s most popular songs.
Ages 6 and up. $30–$40. Times vary.
Old Log Theater
5185 Medville St., Excelsior
CHALKFEST AT ARBOR LAKES RETURNS!
Maple Grove Is the Canvas for EVEN MORE High-Profile Chalk Artists from Across the Globe!
Professionals and amateurs gather on Main Street Arbor Lakes to compete and cover the streets in art
WHAT: 4th Annual Chalkfest at Arbor Lakes
Don’t miss Woodbury High School students’ annual Coffeehouse show, produced this month at the high school and featuring musical acts and more. This marks the annual fundraiser’s 22nd year, and will include a festive Cirque du Soleil theme. Guests can hear music and other performances from students, and try a delectable sampling of food from local vendors. All proceeds from the evening go to the American Society for Suicide Prevention.