Arts & Entertainment

‘An Evening with Mark Twain’  Actor/writer Michael Bateson performs his “An Evening with Mark Twain” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, in the Black Box Theatre at Ames Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville. During this intimate two-hour performance, Bateson recreates many of the humorous stories and sketches about the [...]

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To submit items for the Arts Calendar, email: darcy.odden@ecm-inc.com. Books Cary John Griffith, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, Robert Trail Library, 14395 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount. Griffith will discuss his Minnesota Book Award finalist novel “Wolves” — a mystery thriller that leads readers to understand what it might be like to be hunted in northern [...]

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Eagan’s Caponi Art Park was awash in the spirit of the Middle Ages when it played host to the Medieval Fair on Sunday, Sept. 28. The annual event staged by the Barony of Nordskogen, a local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism, saw the park transformed into a medieval village with authentic pavilions, period [...]

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A few dusty old cowpokes are ambling their way toward the stage of the Lakeville Area Arts Center this weekend, and they’ve got plenty of tales to tell. “In the Company of Legends,” which plays the Lakeville venue Sept. 27-28, is a story about an East Coast reporter sent to dig up dirt on Buffalo [...]

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Caponi Art Park is offering a slice of life from the Middle Ages — minus the blood-drenched barbarism and bubonic plague-ravaged corpses — at its annual Medieval Fair this weekend. The Eagan art park is partnering with the Society for Creative Anachronism, an historical re-creation group, to host the event on Sunday, Sept. 28. The [...]

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The Play’s the Thing Productions is bringing the atmosphere of Victorian Christmas traditions to the stage this season with the holiday musical “A Christmas Carol” performing Dec. 12-28 at the Lakeville Area Arts Center. This vibrant and joyous musical takes you on a journey of discovery where the true meaning of Christmas is found. With [...]

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