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    1 Art Escape
   Free Comic Book Day
   Journey to Night
   May Day
   Owl City & Lights
   Ran Art
   Young Inventors
2   May Day Fair
     picture moment
     St. Olaf Handbells
3   String Chamber Orchestra 4 5  Cinco De Mayo 6  David Coperfield
    Dead Sea Scrolls
7  Movie: Iron Man 2
    Taylor Swift
8 Average White Band
   Cinco de Mayo
Randy Travis
   Simon & Garfunkel
    U of M Powwow
9   Mother's Day
     Natalie Cole
Race for the Cure
10 11 12  Catch
    Wine Tasting
13 Retrorama
     Taste of  Lakeville
     Women's Choir
14  Mo'Nique
      Movie: Robin Hood
15  Arts in the Park
Fishing Opener
      Princeton Swap
16   Lyn Lake Fest 17  Barenaked Ladies
18 Conan O'Brien 19  Chaska Taste
& Lifehouse

      Goo Goo Dolls
20 21 Movie: Shrek Forever 22  Charlie Daniels
      Phalen Waterfest
Scottish Fair
& Highland Games

      Scratch Day
23  Global Day of Prayer 24  Helen Hunt
25  Carole King
& James Taylor
26  Motivated 27
full moon
28 Movie: Sands of Time 29   Coolio
30 Manhattan

31  Memorial Day


History Center

Orpheum Theatre

Target Center

April 29-30,
May 1-2
fair Festival of Nations, RiverCentre, St. Paul
May 1 art, travel
comic books

street game
electro rock

art fair
Art Escape, southern MN - travel from Bloomington to Mankato & New Ulm
Free Comic Book Day, Big Brain & Comic Book College in Minneapolis,
The Source in Falcon Heights, Midway Books & Uncle Svens in St. Paul,
and other locations for a bag of free comic books.
Journey to the End of the Night, MNzero, Prospect Park (Tower Hill), Mpls (7pm)
May Day Red & Black, Black Dog Cafe, St. Paul (6:30pm) -- int'l labor issues
Owl City & Lights, State Theatre
>> Here's Owl City with Fireflies
>> Here's Lights with Saviour - pics 1, 2, 3
Rainforest Action Network, Tarnish&Gold Gallery, 1511 Marshall NE, Mpls (7pm)
Young Inventors Fair, Mall of America rotunda (1pm)
May 1-2 art tour
Lake Minnetonka Arts Tour, various Lake Minnetonka locations (10am-6pm)
Living Green Expo, Grandstand, State Fairgrounds
May 1-8 circus Circus Juventas, near Highland Park Golf Course, St. Paul -- here's Yulong Adagio
May 1, 15 environment Tree Plantings, Como Park (5-1) & Newell Park (5-15), St. Paul
>> Planting 200 native trees. Watch your efforts grow.
May 1-2, 6-9,
12-16, 19-22
musical The King and I, Schneider Theater, Bloomington Arts Center
May 2 fair, parade
handbell music
May Day (Tree of Life ceremony - festival - parade), Powderhorn Park (1-7pm)
Moment in Time, NYT (10am) -- worldwide picture taking moment
Spring Concert, St. Olaf Handbell Choir, Urness Recital Hall (2pm)
May 3 classical music String Chamber Orchestra, Our Lady of Victory Chapel, St Catherine's (7:30pm)
May 3-9, 11-12,
21-23, 25-30
baseball Minnesota Twins, Target Field
May 4-16 musical South Pacific by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein, Ordway Center
>> Some Enchanted Evening
May 5-6 garage sale Mount Olivet Lutheran Church Garage Sale, 5025 Knox Av S, Mpls
May 6 illusion
David Copperfield, State Theatre (5:30 & 8pm)
Dead Sea Scrolls, Science Museum (7pm)
Sgt. Joseph Bergeron, Maplewood Police Officer, Cathedral of St. Paul (10am)
May 6-7, 13-15,
17-19, 28-30
baseball St. Paul Saints, Midway Stadium
May 7 movie

country music
Iron Man 2 -- Robert Downey Jr. is Tony Stark - Iron Man
Scarlett Johansson is Natasha Romanoff - Black Widow
Samuel L. Jackson is Nick Fury
Garry Shandling is Senator Stern -- trailer
Taylor Swift, Xcel Energy Center -- here's Love Story
May 7-8 music
Bernedette Peters & the Minnesota Orchestra, Orchestra Hall (8pm)
Cathedral Treasure Sale,
Hayden Hall, Cathedral of St. Paul
Cinco de Mayo, Cesar Chavez Street,  St. Paul
Ice Show, Bloomington Ice Garden
May 7-9 skating Eden Prairie Ice Show, Community Center, 16700 Valley View Rd, Eden Prairie
May 8 soul music
rock music
country music
folk music
food drive
Average White Band, Dakota Jazz Club (7 & 9:30pm) -- here's Pick Up The Pieces
Honeydogs, First Avenue (6pm) -- here's Rumor Has It
Randy Travis, Tresure Island Casino (8pm) -- here's Forever and Ever
Simon and Garfunkel, Xcel Energy Center (8pm) -- here's Sounds Of Silence
Stamp Out Hunger, USPS, at your mailbox
University of Minnesota Spring Powwow, Coffman Union Great Hall (noon)
May 8-9 plant show
Bonsai Show, Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, Como Park (10am-6pm)
Shepherd's Harvest Sheep & Wool Fest, Washington Co. Fairgrounds, Lake Elmo
>> Sheer fun.
May 9 holiday
R&B music
Mother's Day
Natalie Cole, Mystic Lake (7pm)
Race for the Cure, Rotunda, Mall of America (6am)
May 10-Aug 20 construction Interstate 94 resurfacing, between downtown Minneapolis & downtown St. Paul
May 12 wine
Wine Tasting, Nicollet Island Pavilion, ESNS, Minneapolis (5-8pm)
World's Largest Game of Catch, Midway Stadium
May 13 fashion
choral music
RetroRama, Minnesota History Center (7pm) -- here's a RetroRama sampler
Taste of Lakeville, Lakeville Area Arts Center (5-9pm)
Women's Choir - Collage, Our Lady of Victory Chapel, St Catherine's (8pm)
May 13-16 environment Urban Birding Festival, St. Paul Audubon Society, multiple locations
May 14 comedy
rock music
Mo'Nique, Target Center (8pm)
Ratt, Medina Entertainment Center (8:30pm) -- here's Round and Round
Robin Hood, Universal Pictures with Russell Crowe & Cate Blanchett -- trailer
May 14-15 fishing
Minnesota Fishing Opener, Kabetogama Lake, Voyageurs National Park (map)
Sleeping Beauty, Ballet Minnesota, Fitzgerald Theater
May 14-16 art tour
Art-a-Whirl, NEMAA, various NE Mpls locations
Cats, Orpheum Theatre -- here's Cats & Cats the musical 
May 14-Aug 29 horse racing Canterbury Park, Shakopee
May 15 art fair
swap meet
Arts in the Park, Purgatory Creek Park, Eden Prairie (10am-5pm)
Princeton Swap Meet, Princeton Fairgrounds (8am-7pm)
May 15-16 comic books Springcon, MCBA, Grandstand, State Fairgrounds (10am-5pm)
>> Adam Hughes & 225 other creators -- here's the Idea - Process - Tools
May 16 fair Lyn Lake  Street Fest, Lyndale & Lake, Minneapolis (noon-7pm)
May 17 rock music
heavy metal
Barenaked Ladies, Orpheum Theatre (7:30pm)
Korn, First Avenue (7pm)
May 18 comedy Conan O'Brien, Orpheum Theatre (7:30pm)
May 19 fair
rock music

rock music
Chaska Area Taste, City Square Park, Chaska (5-9pm)
Daughtry & Lifehouse, Target Center (7:30pm)
>> Here's Daughtry with Over You
>> Here's Lifehouse with You And Me
Goo Goo Dolls, Orpheum Theatre (7:30pm) -- here's Iris
May 20-22 fair Soybean Festival, Farmington, MN
May 20-23 dance
Ragamala Dance, Southern Theater -- here's Sva
Roseville Open, Roseville Skating Center
May 21 movie Shrek Forver After -- Mike Myers as Shrek
Paul McCartney as Rumpelstiltskin
Cameron Diaz as
Eddie Murphy as
Donkey-- trailer
May 21-22 pop music
Colin Hay, Cedar Cultural Center (8pm) -- here's Overkill (Scrubs)
Golden Valley Days (May 21st - Brookview Park & May 22nd City Hall)
May 21-23 art sale
John Lennon Artwork, presented by Yoko Ono, 701 E Lake St, Wayzata
Minneapolis Home Building & Remodeling Expo, Mpls Convention Center
Rock the Ice, Maplewood Figure Skating, Polar Arena (by North HS), North St Paul
Sleeping Beauty, St. Paul City Ballet, Concordia University
May 22 country music
Charlie Daniels, Northern Lights Casino, Walker, MN (6 & 8pm)
Phalen Waterfest, Lake Phalen (10am-2pm)
Scottish Fair & Highland Games, Dakota County Fairgrounds (9am-5:30pm)
Scratch Day, Science Museum
>> Scratch is a multimedia programming language for games & animations.
May 22-23 fair
art fair
Afton May Fair, Town Square, Afton
Wayzata Art Experience, downtown Wayzata
May 22-July 11 play Dollhouse, Guthrie Theatre
May 23 religion Global Day of Prayer, Roy Wilkins Auditorium (5-8pm)
May 24 talk
rock music
Helen Hunt, Orchestra Hall (7:30pm)
Nickelback, Target Center (6:30pm) -- here's Photograph
May 25 folk music Carole King & James Taylor, Xcel Energy Center (8pm)
>> Here's Carole King with It's Too Late
>> Here's James Taylor with Fire And Rain
May 26 lectures Get Motivated, Target Center & Mpls Convention Center hall E (8am-4:45pm)
>> Colin Powell, Zig Ziglar, Tamara Lowe, Steve Forbes, Rudy Giuliani,
and by satellite: Sarah Palin & Brett Favre
May 27-31 fair Wild West Days, Zimmerman, MN -- softball, paintball, agate hunt...
May 28 movie Prince of Persia - The Sands of Time, Walt Disney Pictures -- trailer  
May 28-30,
June 4-6,
11-13, 18-20
play Quartermaine's Terms, Theatre in the Round
May 29 rap music Coolio, Insane Clown Posse, Kottonmouth Kings, Kittie, & Necro, Cabooze (5pm)
May 30 pop music
hip hop music
Manhattan Transfer, Orchestra Hall (2pm)
Soundset, Canterbury Park, Shakopee (11am)
>> Atmosphere, Method Man & Redman, Brother Ali, Hieroglyphics featuring Del The Funky Homosapien, Souls of Mischief, Casual & Pep Love, & much more.

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