Arts & Entertainment

Each election season seems to bring with it a never-ending slew of political ads on TV and radio. So when did the media carnival surrounding political campaigns get its start? “Tippecanoe and Tyler Too,” a new musical from Northfield-based Underdog Productions, attempts to answer that question in comedic fashion. The play takes a fictional look [...]

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Rosemount resident and artist Rita Beyer Corrigan will have her pastel work on exhibit at the Robert Trail Library in September and October. The exhibit, organized by the Rosemount Area Arts Council, will feature many of Corrigan’s current works that feature landscape images of northern Minnesota, especially along Lake Superior. A public artist reception will [...]

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The Eagan Art House is welcoming the arrival of autumn next month with its annual Harvest of Art celebration on Sunday, Sept. 7. The event from 1-5 p.m. includes the opening reception for the Harvest of Art exhibit, which features work by more than 50 south-of-the-river artists, as well as art demos, a pottery sale, [...]

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by Wendy Schadewald Sun Thisweek – Dakota County Tribune Rating system:  (4=Don’t miss, 3=Good, 2=Worth a look, 1=Forget it) www.shortredheadreelreviews.com For more reviews, click here. “Black Gold” (NR) (3.5) [Subtitled] [DVD only] — An enlightening, informative, in-depth, must-see documentary for coffee lovers that centers on Tadesse Meskela who manages the Oromia Coffee Farmers Co-operative Union [...]

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Gala benefits nonprofit Mentoring nonprofit Kids ’n Kinship will hold its annual gala from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, at Brackett’s Crossing Country Club, 17976 Judicial Road, Lakeville. The event, featuring Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom as master of ceremonies, will include comedy by Scott Kadrlik, a sit-down dinner prepared by an award-winning chef, a [...]

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To submit items for the Arts Calendar, email: darcy.odden@ecm-inc.com. Auditions Expressions Community Theater will hold auditions for its fall production of “Moon Over Buffalo” at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 15-16 at the Lakeville Area Arts Center, 20965 Holyoke Ave. Those auditioning will read from the script. Roles include George Hay (50-60), a formerly dashing leading man; [...]

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