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Scottish Ramble

April 1 - Saturday kids
A Scottish Ramble
Musser Cortile; 11am; $4 and $6

A Scottish Ramble kicks off Minnesota Tartan Week events.  The festival  features  ance groups from around the region, pipe bands, and other traditional Scottish music performances, cultural information session, children’s activities as well as food and merchandise vendors.  Attendees can look forward to several favorite Scottish performance groups to include: Gunn Slingers, Thistledown, The Northerly Gales and much more.   For more information visit www.landmarkcenter.org/ramble.html.

Courtroom Concert

Celius Dougherty

April 6 - Thursday
Courtroom Concert
Courtroom 317; 12 pm; Free

The Schubert Club produces their Courtroom Concert in room 317.It’s first come first served because Seating is limited. The concert begins at 12 pm.  Coffee will be served and the concert is being hosted by Composer-in-Residence, Abbie Betinis.  Today’s concert will feature  Music of Jeffrey Van.  Please call 651.292.3267 if you are attending as a group of 10 or more.

 

Sing, Poet!  American Songs of Celius Dougherty
Thelma Hunter Recital Room 205; 7:30 pm; $12

 Join the Artistic Directors of the Source Song Festival, Mark Bilyeu and Clara Osowski as they offer the second of three evenings dedicated to the music of locally born and internationally recognized Celius Dougherty. The evening will be rich with multi-media interviews, recordings, manuscripts, and letters from both the University of Minnesota and the Schubert Club collections.


I Am A Woman

April 8 - Saturday
Landmark Literati: I Am A Woman
North Gellery 10:30 am; Free

Join us for a presentation by Mary Sue Englund, author of "I Am A Woman."  The program is in conjunction with the ongoing exhibit of the same name. For more information call 651-292-3063.

 

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April 9 - Sunday kids
Urban Expedition: Togo
Musser Cortile; 1 pm; Free

Join us for the third Urban Expedition program in 2017.  We feature this time the country of Togo; their dance, music and food, along with the usual passport photos, live entertainment and favorite animals.  For more information call 651-292-3063.

 

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April 11 - Tuesday kids
 Ballet Tuesday
Musser Cortile; 12 pm; Free

Saint Paul Ballet showcases some of their ballet works for the new season. Bring your young dancer in to see one of the best ballet programs in the Twin Cities. Bring your lunch or buy something at Anita's Café while you observe the training and some of the repertoire the company has to offer. For more information go to Saint Paul Ballet.

Courtroom Concert

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April 13 - Thursday
 Courtroom Concert
Courtroom 317; 12 pm; Free

The Schubert Club produces their Courtroom Concert in room 317.It’s first come first served because Seating is limited. The concert begins at 12 pm.  Coffee will be served and the concert is being hosted by Composer-in-Residence, Abbie Betinis.  Today’s concert will feature  Musicians from Lakes Area Music Festival  .  Please call 651.292.3267 if you are attending as a group of 10 or more.

Global Conversations in St. Paul
Courtroom 326; 12 pm; Free

Part of a monthly series that covers significant issues important to the United States.  Despite rising international pressure, including an unfavorable ruling by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, China staunchly defends its policies in the region. Preventing tensions from boiling over is a matter of careful diplomacy.
This discussion focuses on US Relations with China and is jointly sponsored by Landmark Center and Global Minnesota.  For more information click here. 

Rabbit

April 16- Sunday
The building is closed today, due to the Easter Holiday.

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April 18 - Tuesday
Raise Your Voices
Musser Cortile; 7:30 pm; Free

An evening of beautiful arias and ensembles from the great masterpieces of opera by Mozart, Puccini, Verdi, Tchaikovsky, Britten, Lehar, Saint-Saens, and Strauss.  The event is being sponsored by the combined forces of the Twin Cities Opera Guild with the U of M Opera Theatre Quintet. The program features the Gate City Bank Young Artists.

Courtroom Concert

 

April 20 - Thursday
Courtroom Concert
Courtroom 317; 12 pm; Free

The Schubert Club produces their Courtroom Concert in room 317.It’s first come first served because Seating is limited. The concert begins at 12 pm.  Coffee will be served and the concert is being hosted by Composer-in-Residence, Abbie Betinis.  Today’s concert will feature  Music of The Schubert Club Composer Mentorship Students
as performed by the Lux String Quartet.  Please call 651.292.3267 if you are attending as a group of 10 or more.

 

 

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April 23 - Sunday kids
Urban Expedition: Karen (ethnic group within Myanmar, which is sometimes known as Burma)
Musser Cortile; 1 pm; Free

Join us for the fourth Urban Expedition program in 2017.  We feature this time the culture of Karen; their dance, music and food, along with the usual passport photos, live entertainment and favorite animals.  For more information call 651-292-3063.


 

volunteers

 

April 25 - Tuesday
LCVA Retrospective
North Gallery; Opening at 5 pm; Free

Members of the Landmark Center Volunteer Association will display images and copy from their early history.  The exhibit will highlight some of their major achievements over the years.  For more information call 651-292-1239.

 

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April 26 - Wednesday kids
Clip, Clap and Clunk
Thelma Hunter Recital Room 205; 10:30 am; SOLD OUT

Minnesota Percussion Trio: Bob Adney, Erik Barsness, Paul Hill
LISTEN to the wide world of percussion! CREATE your own claves and shakers and LEARN and PLAY an array of energetic rhythms. Music comes from the heart and then you find something to play it on! Using simple or found instruments such as 5-gallon buckets, claves, paper, tin cans and body percussion, the trio features the creativity of today’s composers. These unlikely instruments and their sounds unlock the musical possibilities of the things around us.

 

Courtroom Concert

SPCPA students

April 27 - Thursday
Courtroom Concert (last for the season)
Courtroom 317; 12 pm; Free

The Schubert Club produces their Courtroom Concert in room 317.It’s first come first served because Seating is limited. The concert begins at 12 pm.  Coffee will be served and the concert is being hosted by Composer-in-Residence, Abbie Betinis.  Today’s concert will feature  the Music of Edie Hill.  Please call 651.292.3267 if you are attending as a group of 10 or more.

 

SPCPA Vocal Arts Final Recital kids
Musser Cortile; 8 pm; Free

Tonight the stars come out as the students from the Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists showcase their magical and well trained voices. Come listen to the latest repetoire of songs they recently learned for tonights performance. For more information call 651-290-2225.

Bandwidth

 

April 30 - Sunday kids
Bandwidth Festival
Musser Cortile; 12 – 5 pm; Free

The BandWidth Festival, sponsored by LexHam Community Band, will highlight numerous community bands from the metro area.  Each will choose a particular style of music to perform as part of this concert. 


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Betty Hammel

May 4 - Thursday
Landmark Literati: Betty Hammel
Courtroom 430; 12 -1 pm; Free

Wild About Architecture, created by architectural expert Bette Hammel, is a fascinating retrospective of her work in local and national magazines. She relates personal tales of her adventures interviewing Minnesota architects and several "starchitects," such as Frank Gehry, Cesar Pelli, and Bill Pedersen. Now in her 90s, Hammel is the author of four books, including Legendary Homes of Lake Minnetonka. In this illustrated memoir, she recounts travels to European landmarks, plus a rollicking story of six Minnesota gals sailing the Adriatic to Dubrovnik. For more information call 651-292-1239.


128Rose Ensemble

May 7 - Sunday
Rose Ensemble (3pm)
Musser Cortile; 3 pm; Free

The nationally renown and award-winning Rose Ensemble will perform some of their best repertoire for families and others on this day.  This concert will fill its seats very quickly and you don’t want to miss the best choir in town.  For more information call 651-292-3063.

 

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May 9 - Tuesday kids
Ballet Tuesday
Musser Cortile; 12 pm; Free

Saint Paul Ballet showcases some of their ballet works for the new season. Bring your young dancer in to see one of the best ballet programs in the Twin Cities. Bring your lunch or buy something at Anita's Café while you observe the training and some of the repertoire the company has to offer. For more information go to Saint Paul Ballet.

SPCPA students

May 12 - Friday kids
SPCPA Spring Recital

Courtroom 317; 6 – 9 pm; Free

Students from the Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists will perform their final recital for the year.  Come hear new songs from beautiful voices.  For more information call 651-290-2225.

St. Paul Civic Symphony

May 14 - Sunday kids
Saint Paul Civic Symphony Mother's Day Concert (1pm)
Musser Cortile; 1 pm; Free

The Saint Paul Civic Symphony always sells out their Mother’s Day concert as the music chosen for this event is always popular.  Bring your family for a beautiful and heartfelt concert.  For more information call 651-292-3063.

 

Music Workshop

May 17 - Wednesday
Workshop Wednesday : Music Booking, Tips and Tools for Success
Courtroom 326; 6:30 pm; Free

Our Workshop Wednesday series continues with a discussion featuring artists and music industry professionals sharing their thoughts and advice on music booking for the independent musician. This conversation will explore various tips and tools on contacting venues, preparing for gigs, and pulling off that successful show! The workshop for musicians is cosponsored by MN Music Coalition and the American Composers Forum. For more information call 1-651-347-1662. 

Woodturner

 

May 21- Sunday kids
Woodturners Demo
Gallery of Wood Art; 12-3 pm; Free

American Association of Woodturners will give a special wood turning demonstration for free to all who attend. This monthly event takes place in the Gallery of Wood Art on second floor of Landmark Center. For more information call 651-484-9094.

dancer

May 23 - Tuesday
Makers and Shakers opening exhibit
North Gallery; time?; Free

Portraits of Thirteen Artists and Cultural Leaders of Lowertown, Saint Paul by Caroline Mecklin.  Caroling accepted the challenge of doing a different kind of oil portraits than what she was used to and received a Legacy Grant to make that happen.  The results of this effort will be shown in this gallery through March 5, 2017.

dancers

May 25 - Thursday kids
SPCPA Final Performance
Musser Cortile; 7 pm; Free

Students from the Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists will perform their final program for the year.  This will involve students from every department putting out their best efforts to entertain you with their talents.  For more information call 651-290-2225.

 

children's festival

 

May 30, 31- Tuesday, Wednesdaykids
Flint Hills International Children’s Festival
F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium; Tuesday 10:30 am; Wednesday 9:15 am and 12:30 pm; Free

Back by popular demand, Flying Foot Forum will premiere their new work The Mystery of Pig’s Eye Manor. Audience members embark on a percussive dance, music, and theater adventure as they follow three sleuths through the corridors, hallways, staircases, and rooms of the lower level of the Landmark Center to help solve the mystery.