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NOVEMBER kids= Kids Friendly

ACF

innova

November 3
ACF & innova Recordings HiFi Club
Suite 522 & Courtroom 317; 5 pm; Free

The American Composers Forum and innova Recordings, in collaboration with the Minnesota Music Coalition, will host the second installment of their monthly series of listening events at Landmark Center. Meet and socialize with others interested in contemporary music and focus on selected recordings heard under ideal conditions, from beginning to end, and discuss the work (when possible) with the makers. Visit composersforum.org/program/innova-hifi-club for more information.

 

 

November 5
Sample Night Live
F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; Ticketed Event

Schubert November 6
Schubert Club Courtroom Concert
Courtroom 317; 12 pm; Free

The lunchtime Schubert Club Courtroom Concerts continue with another inspiring performance. This concert will feature the Cordova String Quartet. For more information visit http://schubert.org/concerts/courtroom-concerts/.
Landmark Center November 7
Once Upon a Time Landmark Gala
Musser Cortile; 5 pm; $150

Tap your foot to a ragtime beat, smile as you watch a Charlie Chaplin film, laugh at Who's on First, step back in time with the foxtrot, and remember with honor the Great War. Join us for an evening when history comes alive with elegant style. Your presence generously supports Landmark Center with its nearly one hundred free or affordable programs. Visit http://www.landmarkcenter.org/gala.html for more information.
MMC November 9
Sundays at Landmark: Saint Martin's Day
Musser Cortile; 4 pm; Free

Commemorate the spirit of Saint Martin with lantern-making and a parade through Rice Park at dusk, led by Saint Martin and his trusty horse. Please bring donations for Joseph's Coat, an organization that provides essential goods and services to individuals and families in need. This event is co-presented with the Twin Cities German Immersion School and the Germanic American Institute.
Landmark Center November 11
Ballet Tuesday
Musser Cortile; 12 pm; Free

Ballet Tuesday returns for another season! Join the Saint Paul Ballet as they perform excerpts from their company repertoire. Don't forget to bring a bag lunch or purchase one from Anita's Cafe when you arrive.
Schubert November 13
Schubert Club Courtroom Concert
Courtroom 317; 12 pm; Free

The lunchtime Schubert Club Courtroom Concerts continue with another inspiring performance. This concert will feature David Franzel on Saxophone, Jerrod Wendland on piano and Shulamit Maneev on piano. For more information visit http://schubert.org/concerts/courtroom-concerts/.
SPCS November 16
Wood Turning Demonstration
Gallery of Wood Art; 12 pm; Free

Touch This! is a permanent exhibit at the Gallery of Wood Art that provides insight into the history, processes, and materials of wood turning. Live woodturning demonstrations are held on the third Sunday of each month and are generally given by a professional member of the American Association of Woodturners. For more information please visit www.galleryofwoodart.org or call 651.484.9094.

 

  November 17
Landmark Literati: "The Art of Waging War and Peace"
Musser Cortile; 7 pm; Free

Author Paul Chappell will discuss his book "The Art of Waging War and Peace".
crash November 18
Live at the Museum: CRASH! Tri-Cycles: Music in Motion
205; 7:30 pm; $12 in advance/$16 at the door

See, hear and take a ride on a Stringsercyle, Pipesercycle and Xylocycle – musical instruments, powered by exercise bicycles. Created by sound and kinetic sculptor, Norman Andersen, these unique instruments are sure to intrigue music and science lovers of all ages! Hear a performance by the ensemble CRASH of Tri-Cycles, created and led by Composer, Mary Ellen Childs. The musicians will also assist audience members on their own “ride” as they discover the many intriguing sounds produced by these vibrant and unusual instruments. Click here to purchase tickets or call 651.292.3268.
Schubert November 20
Schubert Club Courtroom Concert
Courtroom 317; 12 pm; Free

The lunchtime Schubert Club Courtroom Concerts continue with another inspiring performance. This concert will feature Artu Duo: Ruth Marshall on cello and Garret Ross on piano. For more information visit http://schubert.org/concerts/courtroom-concerts/.
Schubert November 21
Red House Live from Landmark Center: Ray Bonneville
F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 7 pm Cocktails, 8 pm Performance; $18 in advance, $20 at the door

Ray Bonneville is a singer, songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player. A self-described “song and groove man,” he brings the rhythms of The Big Easy to his swampy, percussive blues. Bonneville has performed with such blues luminaries as B.B. King, Muddy Waters, and Robert Cray, and since moving to Texas he has quickly become a go-to session player and fixture on the Americana scene. His Red House release Goin' By Feel was named one of the best CDs of 2008 by DownBeat Magazine, and featured the Americana hit "I Am the Big Easy," which was the most played song on folk radio that year, and won the Folk Alliance Award for Song of the Year. Click here to purchase tickets. For more information visit www.landmarkcenter.org/redhouse.html or call 651.292.3063.
Schubert November 29
Winter Courtyard
Musser Cortile; 3 pm; Free

Brickmania allows kids of all ages to play with Legos® and to see a replica of Landmark Center and Rice Park made out of Legos®!  Enjoy excepts by the Saint Paul Ballet's holiday production of "Clara's Dream," play life-size chess, and little ones can work off some of their energy in a Frozen® themed bouncy castle all before the excitement begins in Rice Park! The Grand Opening of the Wells Fargo WinterSkate rink and the tree lighting of Rice Park will kick off at 5pm! 



DECEMBER kids= Kids Friendly

bazaar

December 4-6
36th Annual Old Fashioned Holiday Bazaar
Building Wide; 10 am; $4 (under 12 free)

Tis’ the season for holiday cheer and shopping! Landmark Center will open its doors for the 36th Annual Landmark Center Old-Fashioned Holiday Bazaar featuring 75 booths of beautiful and unique handcrafted gift items by the area’s finest artists. This year’s Holiday Bazaar will take place Thursday, December 4, 10 am to 8 pm, Friday, December 5, 10 am to 8 pm; and Saturday, December 6, 10 am to 5 pm. Admission is $4; children under 12 will be admitted free. The Bazaar will feature quality handcrafted items including, jewelry, wreaths, paintings, woven and wearable art, handmade lotions, soaps and more! Festive music and delicious treats will add to the enjoyment of holiday shopping. The Landmark Center Holiday Bazaar will offer shoppers a chance to win one or more of 75 items, donated by each of the exhibitors.

 

 

December 7
Sundays at Landmark: From Pearl Harbor to Peace
Musser Cortile; 1 pm; Free

Remembering Pearl Harbor and the path toward peace. Childrens activities and a panel discussion by local community groups will be presented.

ACF

innova

December 8
ACF & innova Recordings HiFi Club
Suite 522 & Courtroom 317; 5 pm; Free

The American Composers Forum and innova Recordings, in collaboration with the Minnesota Music Coalition, will host the next installment of their monthly series of listening events at Landmark Center. Meet and socialize with others interested in contemporary music and focus on selected recordings heard under ideal conditions, from beginning to end, and discuss the work (when possible) with the makers. Visit composersforum.org/program/innova-hifi-club for more information.
Landmark Center December 9
Ballet Tuesday
Musser Cortile; 12 pm; Free

Join the Saint Paul Ballet as they perform excerpts from their company repertoire. Don't forget to bring a bag lunch or purchase one from Anita's Cafe when you arrive.
Schubert December 11
Schubert Club Courtroom Concert
Courtroom 317; 12 pm; Free

The lunchtime Schubert Club Courtroom Concerts continue with a concert featuring mezzo soprano Hyounsoo Sohn and Eric McEnaney on piano as well as Nicholas Nelson on bass and Denis Evstuhin on piano. For more information visit http://schubert.org/concerts/courtroom-concerts/.
Landmark Center December 13
COMPAS reading of "Punch at the Wild Tornado"
Musser Cortile; 1 pm; Free

Come see how truly talented and creative Minnesota students are at the Anthology of Student Writing. The Anthology, "Punch ath the Wild Tornado," is a celebration of the best writing by young people in Minnesota. Visit http://compas.org/ for more information.
MMC December 14
Sundays at Landmark: Santa's Workshop
Musser Cortile; 1 pm; Free

Spend the afternoon with Santa and his reindeer while making crafts for friends and family and enjoying festive performances!
Schubert

December 18
Schubert Club Courtroom Concert
Courtroom 317; 12 pm; Free

This holiday themed concert will feature the carols of MN composers. Artists featured will be Carrie Henneman Shaw, soprano; Linda Kachelmeier, alto; Nicholas Chalmers, tenor; Tim C. Takach, bass and Min Kim on harp with Hannah Peterson on flute. For more information visit http://schubert.org/concerts/courtroom-concerts/.

Star of the North Concert
Musser Cortile; 7 pm; Free

This holiday themed concert will feature holiday favorites.

Schubert December 19
Red House Live from Landmark Center: Claudia Schmidt
F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 7 pm Cocktails, 8 pm Performance; $18 in advance, $20 at the door

Claudia Schmidt is a powerful vocalist who combines lively folk, jazz, and blues with rich poetry and playful humor. She was a frequent guest in the early days of A Prairie Home Companion. Forty years and 16 albums later, Schmidt continues to perform. In March 2014, she returned to Red House Records with a new studio release, New Whirled Order. Schmidt’s incredible four-octave voice and charismatic stage presence make her a marvel in concert. Click here to purchase tickets. For more information visit www.landmarkcenter.org/redhouse.html or call 651.292.3063.
SPCS December 21
Wood Turning Demonstration
Gallery of Wood Art; 12 pm; Free

Touch This! is a permanent exhibit at the Gallery of Wood Art that provides insight into the history, processes, and materials of wood turning. Live woodturning demonstrations are held on the third Sunday of each month and are generally given by a professional member of the American Association of Woodturners. For more information please visit www.galleryofwoodart.org or call 651.484.9094.

 

  December 31
A Very Pippi New Year
F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; 7 pm; Ticketed Event

Ring in the New Year with Pippi Ardennia and friends at this special New Year's event!