Twin Cities Calendar for April
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<<    APRIL 2013     >>
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1  April Fool's Day
    Twins opener
5  Khmer Dance
Michael Nesmith
6   Aziz Ansari
     Doobie Bros.

 Bon Jovi

8 9 Fearless 10   11  Boz Scaggs
      Clint Black
      Florida Georgia Line
12    13  Powwow
14   15   Tax Day
Tax Day
16  17   18  
19  Ordway Gardens
      REO & Styx
Ordway Gardens opening at Como Park
20  Gabriel Iglesias
Jay Leno
      Savor MN
      Soul Party
      World Circus

21 Emily Johnson
22    Earth Day
Earth Day
23   24  Threads 25  Mozart & Bruckner
      Vikings Draft

full moon        Vikings Draft Party - 23rd & 25th picks, Metrodome
27  Chicago
      Second City
28 BandWidth
   Fleetwood Mac

29   Gordon Lightfoot 30  

Twin Cities Calendar for April  2013
    April 1 holidayish          April Fool's Day
baseball              Twins opener, Target Field (3:10pm)
April 1-5 films                     Health Week Film Festival, Mayo Memorial Auditorium, U of M (5pm, free)
                              >> Mon: Genetic Roulette, Tues: Pink Ribbons Inc, Wed: MN Nice?, Thu: BhopaliFri: Trans
April 1, 3-4,
12-17, 22-23, 25-28
baseball              Twins, Target Field
April 2-7 musical                Flashdance, Orpheum Theatre ($34+) -- here's an ad and interview
                              >> Emily Padgett as Alex Owens and Matthew Hydzik as Nick Hurley
April 4, 6, 7 play                      Much Ado About Nothing, Xperimental Theatre, Rarig Center, UofM (free)
April 5 rock                      Michael Nesmith, Fitzgerald Theater (7:30pm, $40+)
April 5-6 dance                   Khmer Arts Ensemble - A Bend in the River, Northrop Dance, State Theatre (8pm, $37+)
                Sistah Solo by Maia Maiden, Patrick’s Cabaret (7:30pm, $10)
April 5, 6, 7 play                      Midsummer Night's Dream, Xperimental Theatre, Rarig Center, UofM (free)
April 6 comedy                Aziz Ansari, State Theatre (7pm-sold out & 10pm, $35) -- Aziz on Conan about Bullying
                     Doobie Brothers, Treasure Island,
Prairie Island Mdewakanton (8pm, $38+) -- Black Water
food                      Lutefisk & Meatball Dinner, Norwegian Glee, Good Shepherd Church, 4801 France Av, Edina
April 7 rock                      Bon Jovi, Xcel Center (7:30pm, $27+) -- here's It's My Life
April 8 folk                       Sarah Morris, Bryant-Lake Bowl (7pm, $7) -- here's Lonely Or Free
April 9 comedy                Fearless Labs, Honey, 205 E Hennepin Av, Minneapolis (7:30pm, donation)
April 11 rock                      Boz Scaggs, State Theatre (7:30pm, $54+) -- here's the Lowdown
country                Clint Black, Burnsville Arts Center (7:30pm, $55) -- here's Like The Rain
country rap         Florida Georgia Line, Myth, Maplewood (7:30pm, $27, sold out) -- here's Cruise
April 11-21 play                      Something About A Bear, Stoll Thrust Theatre, Rarig Center, Uof M ($10)
April 11-28 films                      International Film Festival, St. Anthony Main Theatre, 115 Main St SE, Mpls ($12+)
April 12-14 musical                Once Upon a Mattress, O'Shaughnessy, St. Catherine University ($17) -- the princess test
art fair
                Spring Festival - an Arts & Crafts Affair, Canterbury Park, Shakopee ($8) -- over 500 artists
April 13 show                     Remodeling Fair, Burnsville High School, 600 MN Highway 13, Burnsville (10am-4pm, free)
             SCSU Powwow, Halenbeck Hall, St. Cloud State (grand entries at 1pm & 7pm, free)
motorcross          Supercross, Metrodome (7pm, 12:30pm qualifying; $15+)
April 15 civics                    Tax Day
April 17-19 bluegrass             Trampled By Turtles, First Avenue (sold out) -- here's Wait So Long (also May 7th Rochester)
April 18 civil rights           LGBT Equality Day, MN United for All Families, State Capitol, St. Paul
April 19 acoustic duo       Fountains of Wayne, Dakota Jazz Club (8pm, $35) -- here's Stacy's Mom
                     REO Speedwagon & Styx, Target Center (7pm, $25+) -- here's Roll With The Changes
April 19-21 opening               Ordway Gardens, Como Park Zoo and Conservatory -- here's the schedule
April 20 comedy                 Gabriel Iglesias (Fluffy), Northern Lights Casino, Leech Lake Ojibwe, Walker, MN (sold out)
                Jay Leno, Grand Casino Mille Lacs (8pm)
run                        Running of the Pigs 5K, Midway Stadium (9:30am, $40)
drinks                   Savor Minnesota - wine, food, & beer; Canterbury Park, Shakopee (1-5pm, $40)
soul                       Underground Soul Party, MN Music Cafe, 499 Payne, St. Paul
acrobatics           World Circus Day, Circus Juventas, 1270 Montreal Av, St. Paul (5:30 & 7:30pm, $20)
April 20-21 gameshow           Price Is Right, Mystic Lake Casino -- here's an ad
April 21 dance, perform   Emily Johnson - Catalyst, O'Shaughnessy (& Northrop), St. Catherine U. (6:30pm, $31) -- ad
cheerleading      Vikings Cheerleaders Semi-Final Auditions, Pantages Theatre & Seven, Mpls (6pm, $10+)
April 22 holidayish           Earth Day
honor, prayer     Moment of Silence for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, nationwide (1:50pm CST)
April 23 cheerleading      Vikings Cheerleaders Final Auditions, Mall of America Rotunda (6:30pm, free)
April 23-28 musical                Mary Poppins, Orpheum Theatre ($39+)
April 24 fashion show      Threads, Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota (7:30pm, $5) -- MN Daily info
April 25 classical              Mozart & Bruckner, Minnesota Orchestra Musicians, O’Shaughnessy (7:30pm, $22+)
April 25, 27 football                Viking Draft Weekend, Metrodome (Thurs 5-10pm, Sat 10am-4pm, $10+) -- 3 first round picks!
April 25-27 fair                        Spring Jam, Coffman Union, University of Minnesota (free)
April 25-May 19 play                      Treasure Island, Theatre in the Round
April 26 movie                    Big Wedding, divorced couple pretend to be happily married for their son's wedding -- trailer
April 26-28 art shows             St. Paul Art Crawl, various locations
                    Horse Expo, State Fairgrounds ($9)
April 27 jazz pop                Chicago, State Theatre (8pm) -- here's an ad
jazz sax                 Eric Marienthal, JazzMN, Hopkins High School PAC (7:30pm, $29+) -- here's NY State of Mind
folk                        Peter Yarrow, Hopkins Arts Center, Hopkins (8pm, $28) -- here's Puff the Magic Dragon
comedy                 Second City Laughing Matters, Burnsville Performing Arts Center (8pm, $39)
April 28 astronomy            Saturn at Opposition (closest, brighest)
pop tribute          Abba, Pantages Theatre (7pm, $43+) -- here's Waterloo
concert bands     BandWidth, Landmark Center, St. Paul  (noon-5:30pm, free)
jazz pop
               Chicago, Mayo Civic Center Auditorium, Rochester, MN (7:30pm, $50+)
rock                      Fleetwood Mac, Xcel Center (8pm, $50+)
fundraising          March for Babies, March of Dimes, Como Park, St. Paul (11am)
April 29 folk                        Gordon Lightfoot, State Theatre (7:30pm, $49) -- here's Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

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