Twin Cities Calendar
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1  April Fool's Day
   Emerald Ash Borer
2  Movie: Clash of the Titans Chelsea Handler
Easter in the Castle
4  Easter  
Passion Pit
5 6 7  Bon Jovi
    Rose Ensemble
    Sarah Palin & DFL Rallies
8  Bon Jovi 9  Galactic
    St Paul Pow-wow
10  Charlie Pride
      Danilo Perez
      Parks Cleanup
11  Spy a Dragonfly
      St Kate's Choir
12  Target Field opens 13 14 Carol Burnett 15 16  Voltage 17  Air Guitar
      Art T-Shirts
      Do It Green
      Mississippi R. Cleanup
      Recycled Art
18  Gabriel Iglesias
      Pigs Run 5k
      Recycle Run
      Run for Water, Estelle
19  Dr. Jane Goodall 20  Native Plants & Raingardens 21 22  Earth Day
      Music  Thanatology
      Stupid Dance Party
23  Cabaret Catwalk
      US Army Band
24  Huey Lewis
      Martial Arts

      Vikings 50th
25  Christopher Straub
Mark Knopfler
      St Kate's Choral Concert
     Wishes for the Sky
26 27 Green Business 28  Am. Indian Wellness Fair
      Vikings Cheerleaders
full moon
29  Bangles
      Native Plants
30 Dance Fever
     Skid Row & Firehouse


Target Field opens

April 1 holiday
April Fool's Day
Emerald Ash Borer, Roseville Oval, Roseville (6:30pm)
April 2 movie Clash of the Titans, Legendary Pictures with Sam Worthington & Liam Neeson
>> Movie remakes rarely surpass the original. The 1981 version was so bad --
so unintentionally humorous -- this remake has to be better. (trailer)
[Edit.] -Okay, so it doesn't have to be better.
April 2-3 rock music Maynard James Keenan, Puscifer, Pantages Theatre -- here's The Mission
>> Variety show mixes metal rock with comedy and maybe winemaking.
April 2, 10 hockey Minnesota Wild, Xcel Energy Center
April 3 comedy
indie rock
Chelsea Handler, Northrop Auditorium (8pm)
Easter in the Castle, American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis (10am)
Spoon, First Avenue (6pm) -- here's The Underdog
April 4 holiday
electro rock
Passion Pit, First Avenue (8pm) -- here's Sleepyhead
April 6-8 craft show Craft Show, Canterbury Park, Shakopee
April 7 politics
vocal music
DFL Rally, Mpls Hilton (4pm), from KSTP-5
Rose Ensemble, James J. Hill Library, St. Paul (7:30pm)
Sarah Palin, GOP, Minneapolis Convention Center (2pm)
April 7-8 rock music Bon Jovi, Xcel Energy Center (7:30pm) -- here's You Give Love A Bad Name
April 8-10 comedy Kevin Nealon, Rick Bronson's House of Comedy, Mall of America
April 9 powwow
funk music
American Indian Education Pow-wow, Battle Creek Middle School, St. Paul (6pm)
Galactic, Cabooze (9pm)
April 9-11 show Lake Home & Cabin Show, Minneapolis Convention Center
April 10 country music
jazz music
Charlie Pride, Treasure Island Casino (8pm)
Danilo Perez, Ted Mann Concert Hall (8pm)
Spring Cleanup, St Paul Parks (kickoff 8:30-9am, clean 9-11am)
April 10-11 classical music Brahms’ Requiem, Bloomington Chorale, Bloomington Arts Center
April 10, 15, 18, 20, 24 opera Salome by Richard Strauss, Ordway Center
April 11 kids, art
choral music
Spy a Dragonfly, Mpls Institute of Arts (11am-5pm)
Women’s Choir Concert, Victory Chapel, St. Catherine University (3pm)
April 12 baseball Target Field opens - Twins opener - Minnesota Twins v. Boston Red Sox
>> The new 40,000 seat, $522 million, roof-less Target Field opens for baseball.
Look for tall bat lamps, the big golden mitt, & SW winds carrying the popups.
April 12-13 jazz Madeleine Peyroux, Dakota Jazz Club (7pm, 9:30pm)
April 12-17 comedy Maria Bamford, Acme Comedy Company
April 12, 14-18, 20-22 baseball Minnesota Twins, Target Field
April 14 comedy Carol Burnett, State Theatre (7:30pm) -- here's Went With The Wind
April 15-18 ballet James Sewell  Ballet - Tributes, O'Shaughnessy, St. Kate's -- here's Repetory
April 16 fashion, music Voltage - Fashion Amplified, First Avenue (8pm)
April 16-17 country Glen Campbell, Grand Casino Mille Lacs
April 16-18 craft fair Arts & Crafts Affair, Cantebury Park, Shakopee
April 16-25 fashion Fashion Week, various Twin Cities locations
April 17 opening
art fair
air music
Do It Green, Midtown Global Market, Lake & 10th, Mpls (11am) --  calendar
Local Artist T-Shirt Mart, Cargill Lounge, Walker Art Center (11am-5pm)
Mississippi River Cleanup, E 36th & E 44th at W River Pkwy (9:30am-noon)
Recycled Art Fair, Midtown Global Market, 
Lake & 10th, Mpls (1-4pm)
Textile Center Garage Sale, Fashion Week, 3000 University Av SE (9am-4pm)
U.S. Air Guitar Championship, Varsity Theater (8pm)
>> The 3-year Minneapolis champion, Airisol, defends her title!
April 17-18 fair Earthfest, a Party for the Planet, Minnesota Zoo (9am-4pm)
April 17-June 6 play M. Butterfly, Guthrie Theatre
April 18 country, run
Dierks Bentley & Run for Water , Lake Nokomis (9am, 11:30am)
Estelle, Run (& Walk) For Water, Lake Nokomis (11:30am) -- here's American Boy
Gabriel Iglesias, State Theatre (7pm) -- Chocolate Cake Made Me Late
Minneapolis Recycle Run, Lake Harriet Bandshell (8:45am)
Running of the Pigs 5k, Midway Stadium (10am)
April 19 lecture Dr. Jane GoodallA Reason For Hope, Beth El Synagogue, St Louis Park (7:30pm)
April 20 lecture Native Plants, Raingardens & Lawn Care for Water Quality, Como HS
April 22 holiday
dance, fashion
Earth Day
Stupid Dance Party, 501 Club, Minneapolis (9pm)
Therese Schroeder-Sheker
Music Thanatology, O’Shaughnessy (7pm)
>>"Contemplative Musicianship in the Care of the Dying"
April 22-24 football Minnesota Vikings - NFL Draft
>> The Minnesota Vikings pick 30th of the 32 teams.
April 23 fashion
band music
Cabaret Catwalk Fashion Ball, Ritz Theater (8pm)
United States Army Field Band & Soldiers' Chorus, Fitzgerald Theater (7:30pm)
April 23-24 art tour St. Paul Art Crawl, various St. Paul locations
April 23-25 art fair Print & Drawing Fair, Target Wing, Minneapolis Institute of Arts
April 23-25, 30-May 2,
7-9, 14-16
play Relatively Speaking, Theatre in the Round
April 23-25, 29-May 2,
6-9, 12-16, 19-22
musical The King and I, Schneider Theater, Bloomington Arts Center
April 24 rock music
martial arts
industrial rock
Huey Lewis & the News, Treasure Island Casino (8pm) -- here's Stuck With You
Mayhem in Minneapolis, MMA, Target Center (7:30pm)
Minnesota Vikings 50th Season Celebration, Mall of America (9am, 11am-6pm)
Trans-Siberian Orchestra, State Theatre (8pm)
>> Performing the Beethoven's Last Night album
April 24-25 sale
southern rock
nature show
Bibelot 20% off storewide Spring Sale, all 4 locations
Creedance Clearwater Revisited, Northern Lights Casino, Walker, MN (7pm)
Show Your Love for Como & the Planet, Como Zoo
April 25 fashion

rock music
choral music
art fair
Christopher Straub Runway Show, St. Paul Hotel (4pm) -- Project Runway
>> I've met him; he's a very decent guy.  -- Sold Out
Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits), State Theatre (7:30pm) -- here's Sultans of Swing
St. Catherine Choral Society Concert, St. Olaf Catholic Church, Mpls (7:30pm)
Wishes for the Sky, Celebrating Earth Day 2010, Harriet Island, St Paul (11-5pm)
April 26-27 government St. Paul Chief of Police Candidate Forums, Alrington & Johnson HS
>> April 26th  6-8:30 pm, Arlington High School, 1495 Rice St
>> April 27th  6-8:30 pm,  Johnson High School, 1349 Arcade St
April 27 environment Greening Your Business Expo, Target Field, Mpls (4:30pm)
April 28 fair
American Indian Wellness Fair, 1530 E Franklin, Minneapolis (11am-3pm)
Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders, Mall of America Rotunda (6:30pm)
April 28-May 8 circus Circus Juventas, in Highland Park, St. Paul -- here's Yulong Adagio
April 29 rock music
Bangles, Fine Line Cafe (8pm)  -- here's Walk Like An Egyptian
Native Plants for Landscaping & Restoration, MN Zoo (6:30pm)
April 29-30 percussion music So Percussion, Southern Theater -- here's Amid the Noise
April 29-May 1 skating Silver Skates Ice Revue, Minnetonka Ice Arena
April 29-30, May 1-2 art show
Art in Bloom, Mpls Institute of Arts
Festival of Nations, RiverCentre, St. Paul
April 30 dance, benefit
rock music
Dance Fever, Crowne Plaza Riverfront Hotel, St. Paul (9:30pm)
Skid Row & Firehouse, Medina Entertainment Center (8pm) -- here's 18 & Life
April 30-May 2 dance Zenon Dance Company, O'Shaughnessy, St. Kate's -- here's Garden
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