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Events Happening Today (March 22)

March

22

Tweed Museum of Art - QUIET SIMPLICITY: LIFE IN 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY AMERICA

Dates: March 1 - March 31
Time: Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm/Weds. - Fri. 9:00 am - 4:30 pm/Sat. & Sun. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
(218) 726-8222 • Visit Website

The exhibition highlights works by some of the most beloved artists in the Tweed Museum's permanent collection of American paintings from the 19th and 20th century. Located on the University of Minnesota Duluth Campus at 1201 Ordean Court in Duluth.

UMD Theatre presents: Time's Up

March

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UMD Theatre presents: Time's Up

Dates: March 19 - March 24
Time: 7:30 pm/March 24th at 2:00 pm
(218) 726-8561 • Visit Website

#MeToo. Musical theatre. Medieval drama. What do these things have in common? This original piece, based on a 10th century play and created by UMD students and faculty artists, puts a spin on pop culture, sex, and politics. This work is an adaptation of a Hrotsvit of Gandersheim play. Tickets: $21 ADULT | $16 SENIOR/UMD FACULTY/STAFF/VETERAN | $10 STUDENT | $8 UMD STUDENT (on sale 8/29). Held at Marshall Performing Arts Center - Dudley Experimental Theatre. March 24th performance is ASL interpreted.

March

22

Minnesota Ballet preforms: Coppelia

Dates: March 22 - March 24
Time: Friday & Saturday at 7:00 pm/Sunday at 3:00 pm
(218) 529-3742 • Visit Website

This sunny classic ballet, brought to life in Allen Fields’ production, will enchant the whole family with its lively story set in a tiny village a century or so ago. Spunky Swanilda loves Franz, but he falls for a beautiful mechanical doll made by the reclusive toymaker Dr. Coppélius. When Coppélius captures Franz, Swanilda poses as the doll to free Franz from the toy workshop where he is held captive. Spirited villagers dance. An experiment explodes. Toys whirl out of control. The entire village turns out for a wedding. Village maidens tuck the no-longer-reclusive Dr. Coppélius into their festive dance. Held in Symphony Hall inside the DECC, 350 Harbor Drive.

March

22

Manifesto by Jonathan Thunder

Dates: March 1 - March 31
Time: Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm/Weds. - Fri. 9:00 am - 4:30 pm/Sat. & Sun. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
(218) 726-8222 • Visit Website

Jonathan Thunder's artistry is a combination of painting, film-making and animation. These works have been used to project animated Imagery onto theater backdrops during performances, onto multi-story buildings, and inside event arenas, bringing them to life. Thunder uses his painterly aesthetic and training to give these images a rich and handcrafted look. Manifesto is a bridge between worlds. Old and new, legend and art, peripheral and central are all joined for the viewer to engage in a 3- dimensional space. Projected animations and ambient sound will materialize and change featuring vignettes and holographic sculpture. University of Minnesota Duluth Campus, 1201 Ordean Court.

March

22

Intersections at Tweed Museum of Art

Dates: March 1 - March 31
Time: Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm/Weds. - Fri. 9:00 am - 4:30 pm/Sat. & Sun. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
(218) 726-8222 • Visit Website

INTERSECTIONS is a new exhibition derived from the museum collection, featuring a selection of contemporary artworks by 18 Minnesota-based Native artists, including George Morrison, Patrick Desjarlait, Carl Gawboy, Dyani White Hawk, and Andrea Carlson, among others whose artworks have continued to influence each other in recent decades. The exhibition is organized in consultation with Anishinaabe artist Jim Denomie and includes Manifesto, a multi-media installation by Jonathan Thunder. Free and open to the public. University of Minnesota Duluth Campus, 1201 Ordean Court.

March

22

The Underground presents: What She Said, One-Act Festival

Dates: March 21 - March 23
Time: 7:30 pm
(218) 733-7555 • Visit Website

The celebration of original one-acts returns for its third year! Written by women all over the world and directed by women from across the Twin Ports, this series of short plays highlights women voices and everything they have to say. Held at 506 West Michigan Street.

March

22

Head of the Lakes Jazz Festival

Dates: March 22 - March 23
Time: Friday at 7:30 pm/Saturday at 5:30 pm
(218) 726-8877 • Visit Website

Friday: Guest Artist Concert: Jon Cowherd Trio Jazz pianist/composer/arranger/producer Jon Cowherd performs with his trio of Brian Blade, drums & Tony Scherr, bass. Saturday: Jazz trombonist Andre Hayward joins UMD Jazz I and the Head of the Lakes Jazz Festival All Stars. Marshall Performing Arts Center, Tickets: Adult $20 | Senior/Veteran $15 | UMD Faculty/Staff $15 | Student $10 | UMD Student $10, reserved seating. Please note, all concert dates & times are subject to change. Held at Weber Music Hall on the campus of the University of Minnesota-Duluth, 1151 University Drive.

March

22

Watershed Arts and Film Fest

Date: March 22
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
(218) 349-9970 • Visit Website

Watershed Arts and Film Fest, is a creation of a small group of folks that look for artists who draw a connection from there art to the natural world around them. This will include a wide array of genres that will be displayed all evening. We will also be screening the IF4 Film Tour, as one of the films was shot and produced by a local company here in Duluth. Tickets are $15.00 for the film fest, art show is free. Held at Zeitgeist, 222 East Superior Street in Duluth.

March

22

Space: Time and Place Exhibition at Tweed Museum of Art

Dates: March 1 - March 31
Time: Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm/Weds. - Fri. 9:00 am - 4:30 pm/Sat. & Sun. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
(218) 726-8222 • Visit Website

The exhibition features photographs selected from the Tweed Museum collection that demonstrate numerous ways in which photographic artists represent space in their imagery and how such compositions influence the viewer to become invested in and moved by the image. The photograph is not only a representation of an occurrence and something present at that time but an abstraction of the spacial dimension of time and place. Located on the University of Minnesota Duluth Campus at 1201 Ordean Court in Duluth.

March

22

Lake Superior Art Glass Classes

Dates: March 1 - March 31
Time: varies by class
(218) 464-1799 • Visit Website

Lake Superior Art Glass has the unique ability to make glass art right before your eyes! Watch one of our artists work with glass or create your own masterpiece. Join one of our classes to make Wine Goblets, Ornaments, Pendants, Marbles, Paperweights and more! Fun for date nights, families, wedding parties, students and team building events! Give us a call or go online to reserve your class today!

March

22

Middleshore Art Exhibit at the Great Lakes Aquarium

Dates: March 16 - March 31
Time: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
(218) 740-3474 • Visit Website

Abstract images of plants that resemble wave and water movements will be on display in the Merrill Lynch Fine Arts Gallery inside the Great Lakes Aquarium. The exhibit, called Middleshore, features paintings by multi-media artist and Master Gardener Laura Hallen. They reveal how plants mimic surface waves, seiches and fetch patterns seen on the surface of water. Free to view the exhibit.

March

22

Lake Superior Zoo's $5.00 Fridays

Dates: March 1 - March 31
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
(218) 730-4500 • Visit Website

Enjoy the entire zoo including all their daily animal feedings and enrichment. Just $5.00 per person.

March

22

Sarah Brokke Painting Exhibit at Duluth Pottery Gallery

Dates: March 1 - March 30
Time: gallery hours
(218) 606-1120 • Visit Website

Opening Reception on February 10th from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Sarah Brokke lives and works in Duluth, MN, on the shores of Lake Superior. A book of her paintings was published by Holy Cow! Press in 2016, entitled Portrait of an Artist cataloging an exhibition at the Duluth Art Institute. In 2017, a documentary of the same name was produced by SHOOK productions. Held at 1924 West Superior Street in Duluth

March

22

Italian Wine Dinner at The Boat Club Restaurant

Date: March 22
Time: 6:30 pm
(218) 727-4880 • Visit Website

5 Course Wine Pairing Event. tickets are $75.00 Each. Enjoy Mini Charcuterie Plate, Soppressata, Spaghetti alle Vongole, Sorbet, Osso Buco alla Milanese, Cannolis, and of course wine! Held inside the Historic Fitger's building in the Boat Club, 600 East Superior Street in Duluth.

March

22

Paws & Create at Lake Superior Zoo

Date: March 22
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
(218) 730-4500 • Visit Website

Take time to yourself with friends and family and welcome a new season with our after-hours make & take craft series! We are offering a different animal or spring-themed DIY craft from five local art vendors. All supplies are included with registration. Pricing varies for each night, so please check out our website for more information. Spots are limited, so register online today! Painting with Paula, $30.00 per person.

March

22

New Exhibit: Inside Story of Toys at the Depot

Dates: March 7 - March 31
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
(218) 727-8025 • Visit Website

Toys: The Inside Story. Visitors to the Duluth Depot will be among the first in the country to see this new Exhibit. Toys includes 12 different hands-on stations that illustrate the simple mechanisms commonly found in toys, and lets visitors create their own toy-like combinations of gears, pulleys, linkages, cams, and circuits. Jack Gets Out of His Box gives visitors a close-up view of the cam combination that frees our hero “Jack”, while elsewhere we unmask the amazing collection of switches, cams and motors that make Elmo dance and Mr. Machine run. Many of the exhibits are free-form and open-ended: Gears at Play illustrates the effects of gear ratios s visitors figure out how to spin ballerinas and a carousel, while the Jeepers Peepers challenge at the pulley table may take a little experimentation to solve. Held at 506 West Michigan Street in Duluth.

March

22

Lake Superior College Aviation Career Night

Date: March 22
Time: 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
(218) 733-7774 • Visit Website

Join us at Lake Superior College’s Center for Advanced Aviation on Friday, March 22, 4:30 to 7 p.m. Learn about aviation careers and programs, including professional pilot and aviation maintenance technician. You’ll also get the opportunity to: • Visit with instructors, aviation students and employers • Tour LSC’s Center for Advanced Aviation and experience flight simulations and hands-on demonstrations • Meet with an advisor • Get information about admissions, financial aid, transferring credits and academic support

March

22

Flask - A Focus on Form and Function at The Nordic Center

Date: March 22
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
(218) 724-5428 • Visit Website

Join us for the opening of FLASK - A Focus on Form and Function at The Nordic Center. This exhibition is inspired by the flask or flagon, a form used in Nordic and other cultures throughout history for carrying liquids from place to place. Curated by Duluth potters Karen Keenan and Bob DeArmond, FLASK presents contemporary variations of this form by area clay, wood, metal, glass, and fiber artists. Intrigued with the flask form, Keenan and DeArmond taught a clay class in the winter of 2018-19 at the Duluth Art Institute’s Lincoln Park Studio. Class participants learned about and explored traditional and contemporary flasks as well as the functional components this complex container. In addition to exhibiting work from this class, Keenan and DeArmond invited area artists to produce and exhibit personal flask interpretations. FLASK features items from almost twenty regional artists including: Bob DeArmond, Richard Gruchalla and Carrin Rosetti, Bob and Cheryl Husby, Elisabeth James, Clayton Johnson, Karen Keenan, Karin Kraemer, Michael Maguire, Yarrow Mead, Rita Morris, Robin Murphy, Ann Wolff Nichols, Dan Neff, Denise Perry, Mike Smieja, and participants in the Duluth Art Institute Flask Class. Held at 23 North Lake Avenue in Duluth.

March

22

Finnish artist Sirpa Särkijärvi’s Exhibit at Joseph Nease Gallery

Dates: March 22 - March 31
Time: gallery hours
(218) 461-8380 • Visit Website

For the first time, Joseph Nease Gallery will feature an artist from outside the United States with an exhibition of over twenty new works from Finnish painter Sirpa Särkijärvi. Since opening in October 2017, the contemporary art gallery has facilitated artistic exchange in Duluth by bringing in artists from around the country, and in particular from throughout the Heartland and the Kansas City region, where owners Joseph and Karen Nease previously curated a gallery. The upcoming March 2019 exhibition, titled Transcriptions, will mark a sharp departure from this trend. Recognized for her dynamic style of acrylic painting, Särkijärvi is based in Turku, a city on the southwest coast of Finland about two hours west of the capital Helsinki. She was born in Muonio in the Lapland area of Finland north of the Arctic Circle. Särkijärvi’s travels have taken her far from Finland, where she is an established figure in the arts scene. Her work has been shown in Spain and Berlin and draws inspiration from her experiences in places as distant as Beijing and California. The title of the series of paintings she began to produce in 2015, Transcription, references her artistic process of soaking in the environments she visits before translating them to the canvas. Held at 23 West First Street in Duluth.

March

22

Taste the Twin Ports Brewery Tour with the Duluth Experience THURSDAYS

Dates: March 21 - December 26
Time: 5:00 pm
(218) 464-6337 • Visit Website

Every Thursdays throughout! Taste The Twin Ports will quench your Thirsty Thursday cravings with an epic craft beer adventure. You'll experience behind-the-scenes VIP craft beer sampling at three local breweries - Fitger's Brewhouse, Thirsty Pagan Brewing, and Blacklist Artisan Ales - and meet the pioneers who have elevated the Twin Ports to its status as a must-visit craft beer destination. Discover an amazing diversity of craft beer styles from three artisan breweries focused on crafting unique small-batch brews with big Twin Ports flavors. Your Taste The Twin Ports Brewery Tour includes: Engaging interpretive tour with fun, expert guides Transportation on our comfortable & clean brew bus Behind-the-scenes VIP access at three Twin Ports breweries Four 5-ounce craft beer samples at each brewery Catered dinner provided by Toasty's Downtown Souvenir sample glass for each guest Complimentary snacks and water aboard the brew bus Lots of great photo opportunities *Please note that this tour is designed for adults 21+ years of age. Guests must have a valid and current ID to participate. $79.00

March

22

Lincoln Park Brewery Tour with the Duluth Experience - FRIDAYS

Dates: March 22 - March 29
Time: 5:00 PM
(218) 464-6337 • Visit Website

Happens every Friday throughout the year! The Lincoln Park Brew Tour focuses on the entrepreneurial energy driving a new wave of artisans & makers in the newly revitalized Lincoln Park Craft District. You'll go behind-the-scenes for VIP craft brew samplings at three local breweries - Lake Superior Brewing, Bent Paddle Brewing, and Ursa Minor Brewing - and discover why Lincoln Park is buzzing with energy. Get the inside scoop on the breweries that have created some of the best beer in Minnesota and top off the night with a delicious handmade Neapolitan-style pizza from Ursa Minor's wood fired pizza oven. Your Lincoln Park Brew Tour includes: Engaging interpretive tour with fun, expert guides Transportation on our comfortable & clean brew bus Behind-the-scenes VIP access at three Lincoln Park breweries Four 5-ounce craft beer samples at each brewery Handmade, Neapolitan-style pizza for each guest Souvenir sample glass for each guest Complimentary snacks and water aboard the brew bus Lots of great photo opportunities *Please note that this tour is designed for adults 21+ years of age. Guests must have a valid and current ID to participate. $79.00 per person.

March

22

Northwoods Snowshoe Tour with the Duluth Experience

Dates: March 22 - March 24
Time: 1:00 pm
(218) 464-6337 • Visit Website

No matter what the weather brings… there’s always adventure to be had in Duluth! The Northwoods Snowshoe Adventure is the perfect way to explore Duluth’s winter landscape ??" forested trails, breathtaking ridge lines, and beautiful woodland streams. We’ll take care of everything from outfitting you with high-quality gear to transporting you to the trail… welcome to The Duluth Experience! Your Snowshoe Adventure Includes: Transportation to/from the trail in our warm, comfortable adventure van High-quality snowshoe rental Fully supported adventure with your local guide Tips & tricks for winter adventure Complimentary snacks and hot cocoa to keep you fueled Scenic views and photo opportunities Information on winter ecology and The City of Duluth. $59.00 per person.

March

22

Fat Tire Bike Adventure with the Duluth Experience

Dates: March 22 - March 24
Time: 9:00 am
(218) 464-6337 • Visit Website

The Fat Tire Bike Adventure is a fun winter experience on Duluth's world class trail network. Designed for beginner and intermediate riders, this adventure is the perfect way to celebrate winter and explore The Duluth Traverse with fun, knowledgeable guides who know the terrain and have a passion for mountain biking. Don't hibernate this winter, let's ride! *This adventure is designed for fit guests who consider themselves as beginner, intermediate or experienced riders. Your Fat Tire Bike Adventure Includes: Transportation to/from the trail in our warm, comfortable adventure van High-quality fat tire bike (Rocky Mountain Blizzard 10) & helmet rental Fully supported ride with your local guide Tips & tricks for winter riding Complimentary snacks and hot cocoa to keep you fueled Scenic views and photo opportunities Information on winter ecology and The City of Duluth. $79.00 per rider.

March

22

Bikes and Brews Night Ride with the Duluth Experience

Dates: March 22 - March 23
Time: 5:00 pm
(218) 464-6337 • Visit Website

The Bike & Brews Night Ride combines epic winter adventure with a victory beer at Ursa Minor Brewing. Designed for intermediate and advanced riders, this adventure is the perfect way to celebrate winter and explore The Duluth Traverse with fun, knowledgeable guides who know the terrain and have a passion for mountain biking. Don't hibernate this winter... let's ride! *This adventure is designed for fit guests who consider themselves intermediate or experienced riders. Your Bike & Brews Adventure includes: Transportation to/from the trail in our warm, comfortable adventure van High-quality fat tire bike (Rocky Mountain Blizzard 10), helmet, & high-powered headlight Fully supported ride with your local guide Tips & tricks for winter riding Complimentary snacks and hot cocoa to keep you fueled Scenic views and photo opportunities A complimentary victory beer at Ursa Minor Brewing *Please note that only guests 21 years of age or older will be able to enjoy craft beer samples. Current and valid ID required. $89.00 per rider.

March

22

Outdoor Adventures with Day Tripper of Duluth!

Dates: March 1 - March 31
Time: varies by activity
(218) 390-1605 • Visit Website

Day Tripper of Duluth, LLC provides guided outdoor trips in the Duluth area, North Shore, South Shore and beyond. We offer a wide range of activities for small and large groups of all ages and ability levels in EVERY SEASON. Visit our website to see our full listing of trips and camping options. Come try fat biking, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking on Lake Superior or improve your mountain biking technique and much more! Get outside, learn, enjoy with Day Tripper of Duluth.