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Rimon’s Artist Salons Season Pass
Love Rimon’s Artist Salons? Buy a season pass—four Salons for the price of three. For more information on the new season, visit www.rimonMN.org .
Through July 1.Visual art meets literary art whenSandra Brick“translates” 36 Haiku by Michael Paul Amram through shibori dyeing, embroidery and other forms of embellishment and surface design. The venue is Southeast Library (1222 4th St SE, Mpls). FFI:612-543-6725
Tuesday, July 4, 1 p.m.Faith, family and friendship bring together Christian, Jewish and Muslim Minnesotans atThis is America(3225 E Minnehaha Pkwy, Mpls). Space provided for each faith offers worship, educational and art, music, and storytelling. Featured performers include pianist and jazz artistMark Bloom,Regina Marie Williams, Ali Gray, and hip hop artist Brother Ali. FFI:firstname.lastname@example.org
Through July 6.A riveting World War II thriller filled with espionage and romance in equal measure,The Exceptionfollows a German soldier as he goes on a mission to investigate an exiled German Monarch. However, he finds himself drawn into an unexpected romance with one of the Monarch’s maids who he discovers is secretly Jewish. The film screens at the St. Anthony Main Theater (115 SE Main St, Mpls). FFI:mspfilm.org
Thursday, July 13, 7:30 p.m.Joel and Ethan Coen, proud sons of St. Louis Park, created what is no doubt the most iconic film about our state,Fargo. This story of a kidnapping gone very, very wrong screens at The Heights Theater (3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights). FFI:heightstheater.com
Friday, July 14, 6 p.m.Stop by the opening for Marty Harris' one-man showSidewalk to Superioron display in the Redepenning Gallery at the Hopkins Center for the Arts (1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins). The exhibit features acrylic and ink collage paintings that elucidate stories from the artist’s childhood backyard and recent travels to the North Shore. The exhibit runs throughSeptember 10. FFI:hopkinsartscenter.com
Saturday, July 15, 7 p.m.Bringing together award-winning students and internationally known performers and teachers, theNorthern Lights Music Festivaland theB'nai Abraham Museum and Cultural Center(328 5th St S, Virginia) host an evening of chamber music. FFI:northernlightsmusic.org
Sunday, July 16, 1 p.m.Why not take a look at Mayim Rabim’s art sale which will include works by Larry Gravitz, Denise Pasmanter, Robin Brown, Susan Dray, and Deborah Drolen Jones? The event will be held in the Uptown Plumbing Community Space (3554 Bryant Ave S, Mpls).FFI:612-247-5490
Monday, July 17, 6 p.m.Catch the energetic Israeli Scouts at Adath Jeshurun (10500 Hillside Lane W, Minnetonka) with theIsraeli Tzofim Friendship Caravan Concert; and againJuly 18th, 7pm, at Hilde Performance Center (3500 Plymouth Blvd., Plymouth). FFI:israeliscoutmpls.com
Thursday, July 20th, 6 p.m.You’ve got another chance to hear the talented Israeli singers from theIsraeli Tzofim Friendship Caravan.This fun-filled concert takes place at the St Louis Park Rec Center (3700 Monterey Dr.). FFI:israeliscoutmpls.com
Through July 20.Mosaic artist Julie Deneen uses a combination of mediums, techniques and themes inColors Are Bountifulat the St Paul JCC (1375 St. Paul Avenue). FFI:stpauljcc.org
Sunday, July 23, 10 a.m.Rimonand the Sabes JCC offer a greatsummer arts workshop focusing on shadow puppetrytaught by guest artist Lisa Sturz. The venue is Open Eye Figure Theater (506 E 24th St, Mpls). Space is limited. FFI:952-381-3449orrimonmn.org
Sunday, July 23, 12 p.m.Catch the last public performance of theIsraeli Tzofim Friendship Caravanat B'nai Israel Congregation (150 7th Ave SW, Rochester). FFI:israeliscoutmpls.com
Sunday, July 23, 7:30 p.m.You have one chance to see a theater production based on the life of Cantor Izso Glickstein, a Jewish musical prodigy who settled in Boston.My Grandfather's Prayersis told from the point of view of his granddaughter, Lisa Sturz, a professional puppeteer. The venue is Open Eye Figure Theatre (506 E 24th St, Mpls). FFI:612-874-6338
Tuesday, July 25, 7 p.m.St. Louis Park’s Friends of the Arts presentsMark Bloom's Markavanah with the Hurst Family Experienceat the Veteran's Memorial Amphitheater in Wolfe Park (3700 Monterey Dr, St Louis Park). Highly recommended. FFI:slpfota.org
Tuesday, July 25.The St. Paul JCC (1375 St. Paul Ave) marked the 90th anniversary this past year of theSt Paul JCC Symphony. Re-live the celebration in an exhibit (running throughAugust 31) of photos and mementos of this remarkable accomplishment. FFI:651-255-4736
Monday, July 31, 7 p.m.Acclaimed theatre director Yaël Farber draws on multiple accounts to create an urgent, hypnotic production ofSalomé. Her charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution. The production, filmed at London’s National Theatre, can be seen at St. Anthony Main Theatre (115 SE Main St., Mpls). Catch a second viewing onSaturday, Aug 5, 1 p.m.FFI:mspfilm.org
ThroughAugust 24.The Sabes JCC's Tychman Shapiro Gallery & Shared Walls Exhibition Area (4330 S Cedar Lake Rd, Mpls) hostsInside/Outside: Exploring Boundaries and Otherness, an expansive exhibit by the Jewish Artists’ Laboratory. FFI:sabesjcc.org
ThroughAugust 30.Featuring 42 window displays in Minneapolis,Future: Made Hereinterprets the theme of Future with works by Avigail Manneberg and more than 40 Minnesota artists and 120 students. Manneberg’s work can be seen at the A.R.T. Gallery (924 Hennepin Ave.). FFI:hennepintheatretrust.org
ThroughAugust 31.Wendy Frieze Gallery presentsHere's to Summer!at Nash Frame Design (861 E. Hennepin Ave). The exhibit includes paintings, prints & photography by Ann Ginsburgh Hofkin and others. FFI:952-224-5063
ThroughSeptember 15.The Sower Gallery in Chaska (145 Engler Blvd) features a range of interfaith artistic expressions inSpirit: An Interfaith Art Exhibitshowing a mix of diverse works from Lucy Rose Fischer and 20 other artists that stimulate reflection and discussion on the meaning of spirit and faith. FFI:chaskachurch.com
1. Mpls Photo Centerseeks entries for its upcoming juried exhibitionCompanionship: A Celebration of Animals(slated forAugust 11-September 17, 2017). Pets can teach us how to relax or play and they seem to know when we have had a hard day or when we are sad. Please share your companion in a photograph. First place entry will receive $300 and exhibition book.Deadline for submissions is July 2.FFI:smarterentry.com/CallsForEntry/MplsPhotoCenter
2. Patrick's Cabaretseeks artists to serve as Curators for its 2017 Fall Season. Curators will be supported in their efforts to curate a compelling show, and will select artists and host the show, among other responsibilities. Some opportunities have pre-selected themes, and some do not. Deadline:Apply byWednesday, July 12. FFI:patrickscabaret.org
3.Proposals are now being accepted forThe Howard B. & Ruth F. Brin Jewish Arts Endowment.Funding is available to support artistic creativity with Jewish content. Applications are welcome emphasizing music, dance, literature, theater, visual arts and film from artists or institutions, Jewish or Gentile. This year, grant requests from $500 to $10,000 will be accepted. The application deadline isFriday, July 14.Awards will be announced onSeptember 20, 2017. FFI:jewishminneapolis.org,952-417-2334, email@example.com
4.Kol HaOtinvites visual artists to apply for an artist-in-residency at our new center in the inspiring Chutzot HaYotzer Artists’ Colony, outside Jerusalem’s Old City walls. Kol HaOt is seeking visual artists who align with our organization’s mission to integrate Judaism’s rich sources and themes, and Jewish history, into their artistic works. Artists will have access to an inspiring, spacious studio space in this prestigious artists colony, for the duration of their residency. Artists are invited to use this residency to profoundly express the intersection of Jewish sources and heritage in their artwork and artistic vision, as well as be a part of the Kol HaOt initiative. Additional considerations in the selection of artists include: the quality of the artworks; the artist’s willingness to contribute to the Kol HaOt mission; and the significance of the studio space for the artist’s practice. FFI:kolhaot.com
5. The American Guild of Judaic Artcelebrates the rich diversity and sacred beauty of Judaic art around the world. Its goal is to establish a community for those who are inspired to fulfill the commandment of hiddur mitzvah by creating, collecting, and exhibiting Jewish art. The Guild hosts an artists roster of international talent and offers online educational opportunities. Among the artists whose work is featured at its website is Minnesota-based glass artist Claude Riedel. FFI:jewishart.org
6. St. Mary’s Universityoffers aMaster's in Arts and Cultural Management, offering flexible part-time or full-time options with evening and weekend courses available. Gain real-world knowledge and experience from faculty and guest speakers who work in the field. Classroom learning covers the full spectrum of responsibilities that confront those who work in the culture sector, from fund development and marketing to nonprofit legal issues. Move through the program with a cohort of fellow students and build a network of professional colleagues along the way. Courses include a long-term residency where students gain management-level experience in the Twin Cities arts community. FFI:www.smumn.edu/graduate-home/areas-of-study/graduate-school-of-business-technology/ma-in-arts-cultural-management
7.Do you know someone with a passion for the arts and Jewish culture? Someone who is eager to translate that passion into a career? If so, consider enrolling inGeorge Washington University’s Master's in Experiential Education and Jewish Cultural Arts program, a unique degree program that brings together faculty from Museum Education and Judaic Studies to train the next generation of professionals in the growing field of Jewish arts and culture. Qualified applicants may also receive up to 85 percent tuition support with a grant from the Jim Joseph Foundation. FFI:firstname.lastname@example.org
8. Masa Israel Journeyconnects Jewish young adults to gap year, study abroad, post-college, and volunteer programs. Some Masa Israel programs of note include theRimonMusic Experience, WUJS Israel Arts-Tel Aviv and Dance Jerusalem. Through these immersive experiences, lasting between five and twelve months, participants develop a deep, personal connection to Israel and Jewish life. FFI:email@example.com
9. Springboard for the Arts’ Emergency Relief Fundexists to help cover unexpected emergency expenses due to loss from fire, theft, health emergency, or other catastrophic, career-threatening events. Artists who can demonstrate an artistic history and need, may access up to $500 to meet or defray such expenses. Payment is made directly to the creditor, not to the artist. FFI:651-379-0871
10. The St. Paul JCChosts a weekly class ofIsraeli folk dancingtaught by master teacher Shira Schwartz. The class is open to both novice and expert every Tuesday evening at7 p.m.FFI:651-255-4736
11.For those with little to no prior art experience but who wish to learn or perfect their techniques, join theSabes JCCongoing art class“Let’s Paint, Draw and Have Fun,”led by instructor Lou Kotlarz. The class meets every Monday at10 a.m.FFI:firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Paul JCC Symphony 2015-2016 Season
One of the oldest community ensembles in the country dedicated to classical repertoire, the St. Paul JCC Symphony performs three free concerts each season. Guests are encouraged to meet the conductor in the JCC Library prior to performances. Special bonus this year: an afternoon concert especially for the young (and the young at heart).
Enjoy classical music without having to pay for parking. The St. Paul JCC Symphony season generally runs September through May with three performances: fall, winter and spring. Tickets are FREE!
Hillcrest Center Theater 1978 Ford Parkway St. Paul, MN
Our venue is the recently refurbished theater in the Highland Park Community Center. Parking is free and easy in the lot outside the theater. Street parking is also readily available. The theater is fully accessible. Contact us for information on audio-described and ASL performance dates.