Anne Collier: Women with Cameras (Self-Portrait) September 7-December 17 · Minneapolis Institute of Art · artsmia.org Anne Collier re-shoots widely circulated, commercial photographs of women holding cameras (Marilyn Monroe, Madonna, Faye Dunaway and others) reframing the photos as objects themselves and raising questions about sexism.
Vänskä Plays Sibelius: the Minnesota Orchestra September 23 · 10:30 p.m. Orchestra Hall · minnesotaorchestra.org The Minnesota Orchestra and its music director, Osmo Vänskä, won a Grammy for their recording of Sibelius Symphonies 1 and 4, and The New Yorker’s Alex Ross calls Vänskä a “genius Sibelius interpreter” who “rocked the house.” Vänskä, also an accomplished clarinetist, is slated to play Sibelius chamber music with violinist Elina Vähälä in a late-night post-concert concert.
The Saint Paul Art Collective’s Fall Art Crawl October 13-15 · Various locations · saintpaulartcrawl.org More than 300 artists participate in this acclaimed 25-yearold festival attracting some 20,000 visitors. Visit galleries throughout the city, enjoy live dance and music, meet studio artists and buy art.
Blithe Spirit at the Guthrie Theater November 25, 2017– January 14, 2018 · The Guthrie Theater · guthrietheater.org English playwright and famed wit Noël Coward was “determined to travel through life first-class.” And, thanks to the smash-hit success of this spooky romp through the supernatural, he was able to do just that. The Guthrie is staging his escapist masterpiece for the first time in 20 years.
Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950 Walker Art Center · November 11, 2017–March 18, 2018 · walkerart.org The largest U.S. exhibition of Cuban art since the MoMA presented Modern Cuban Painters in 1944 includes more than 100 works of design, photography, video, performance art and painting created by more than 50 artists living and working in post-revolutionary Cuba. Before or after, check out the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden across the street.
The Phantom of the Opera The Orpheum Theatre · December 13-31 · hennepintheatretrust.org A fresh Phantom for a new generation of fans, this production by Cameron Mackintosh features re-imagined costumes, lighting, choreography and scenic design. This Broadway tour doesn’t come to Milwaukee or Chicago, so see it in Minneapolis.
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