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'
Arts & Performance
• Family Friendly
• Monster-Themed Games
• Live Music
• Face Painting
• Free Hot Cider & Healthy Snacks
• Build-Your-Own Mask or Super Hero Cape w/ Mobile Menders
• Family Dinner Specials
• Scary Stories in the Play Hive
Need a last minute costume? Make a mask or superhero cape with the wonderful volunteers from Mobile Menders.
Live music by Mrs Pinky and the Great Fox and Red Eye Ruby!
The great state of Minnesota boasts a vibrant arts scene, and MacPhail is proud to present some of the finest, including our very own faculty. Acclaimed pianist and composer Gregory Theisen wrote a pair of piano duos based on two international cities. J.D. and Fred Steele, members of the celebrated Steele family, have been an integral part of the Twin Cities music scene for decades. Guest Libby Larsen is an internationally renowned composer who set to music her favorite local poets. Read more about MacPhail Spotlight Series: Locally Sourced
250 artists will be featured in the 22nd Annual Art Attack event. Explore all four floors of the Northrup King Building, packed with artists, singer/songwriters and composers. The event includes the opportunity to talk with the artists, listen to music, get creative with the interactive activities and eat great food. Read more about Art Attack
Enjoy a delightful evening of musical entertainment as Edina High School’s varsity band performs a joint concert with internationally-acclaimed Augsburg Concert Band. Read more about Augsburg Concert Band
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
Ann Hampton Callaway is one America’s most gifted and prolific artists. A leading champion of the great American Songbook, she’s made her mark as a singer, pianist, composer, lyricist, arranger, actress, educator, TV host and producer. Voted by Broadwayworld.com as “Performer of the Year” and two years in a row as “Best Jazz Vocalist,” Ann is a born entertainer. Her unique singing style that blends jazz and traditional pop, making her a mainstay in concert halls, theaters and jazz clubs as well as in the recording studio, on television, and in film. Read more about Jazz Voice Workshop with Ann Hampton Callaway
Join Jimmy Stewart & Aili Emilia to celebrate the release of their debut album, Experimental Mice. Heavily influenced by singer-songwriters like Damien Rice, the album features intricate finger picking, rich cello, and simple but beautiful vocal harmonies. Come to hear the live version played with a full band, plus the lovely Elsa Lee to start off the night. Read more about Jimmy Stewart & Aili Emilia with Elsa Lee
9x22 is a monthly opportunity for three choreographers of varying styles to present their work and discuss it with an informed and engaged audience. Each piece is followed by a discussion moderated by choreographer/curator Laurie Van Wieren. September’s choreographers: Valerie Oliveiro, Zoe Cinel, and Michelle Kranicke. Read more about 9x22 Dance/Lab