The U of M is getting back into concert hall game in about six months. The historic, 85-year-old Northrop Auditorium is set to complete renovations by April of 2014, and wrap up a three-year project that cost nearly $90 million.Much like the proposed return of the Palace Theatre in St. Paul, this ad ... More >>
It's been a longstanding goal of the vibrant Twin Cities music scene to connect with the many distinguished area colleges and their students. And the local artists' musical ties to the University of Minnesota is clearly a strong one, as the U of M is about to kickoff their 58th Annual Summer Mus ... More >>
The University of Minnesota has made a tradition out of inviting local bands to perform on the Northrop Plaza each summer, but this year they are upping the ante by bringing on Minneapolis musician Grant Cutler (ex-Lookbook, Grant Cutler & the Gorgeous Lords) to help a team of students curate ... More >>
The free outdoor concert series that takes place during the lunch hour outside of the Northrop Auditorium may not continue into next year, the Minnesota Daily is reporting. According to the Daily, the budget that supports the concert series will take a 25 percent cut for next year's season, and t ... More >>
Chelsea Handler / Alexa Jones for City Pages Every weekend we dispatch a handful of our favorite photographers to events around town to make sure we (and you!) don't miss anything - we're kind of obsessive like that. Dressing Room readers might be interested in two of them this weekend: Chelsea H ... More >>
It's a double feature of free stuff today.
She sounds off on Ron Paul, health care, and, of course, liberty
It looks like U2 fans planning to attend their show next summer at the TCF Bank Stadium at the University of Minnesota will have to do some football-style tailgating before heading into the show if they plan to be liquored up for the epic performance.
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The series features free concerts at noon on weekdays.
How Merce Cunningham changed modern dance--and my life
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Flawed contracts. Cut corners. Inadequate inspections. Complaints about conflicts of interest. University of Minnesota president Mark Yudof might be getting out just in time.
Civic boosters are proud of the Twin Cities' theaters, orchestras, museums, and literary centers. so what happened to the ballet?
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In the campaign to bolster troop morale, the military deploys a tactical weapon: The songs of Saturday Night Fever
U of M officials say all-ages bar nights send "the wrong message"--unless, of course, they make money for the school
Choreographer Bill T. Jones focuses on form and aesthetics
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Riverdance sells out while the dance world goes hungry.