A Christmas Carol
A miserly and miserable man, Ebenezer Scrooge greets each Christmas with a "bah humbug," until he is visited one Christmas Eve by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Future. Through a restless night, the spirits show him happy memories from his past, cruel realities from the present and the grim future should he continue his cantankerous ways. With this fresh adaptation, Scrooge's story of redemption remains as powerful and uplifting as it ever was. Don't miss your chance to share this perennial holiday favorite - now in its 40th year - with your whole family. It's an experience they will treasure for years to come!
A Christmas Story
Ralphie Parker wants only one thing for Christmas: an Official Red RyderŪ Carbine-Action 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle. A Christmas Story: The Musical is the hilarious account of Ralphie's desperate quest to ensure that this most perfect of gifts ends up under his tree this Christmas. Filled with nostalgia and quirky childhood innocence, this Ordway holiday production is a heartwarming event for the entire family.
All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914
The Western Front, Christmas, 1914. Out of the violence comes a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man's Land singing Stille Nacht. Thus begins an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, peace. A remarkable true story, told in the words and songs of the men who lived it.
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Nostalgia has a way of making the past seem bigger, better, and altogether shinier than it actually was, a feeling that a lot of revivalist metal bands have been mining as they dredge up the sounds of the past for inspiration. Battlecross, however, do something different. While their sound definitely has surging old-school thrash at its core, it doesn't sound like old-school metal. Rather, it sounds the way we like to remember thrash: ridiculously fast, aggressive, and technical. This is the feeling the Michigan band captures on its second album for Metal Blade,
The five brass masters are always amazing audiences with their exquisite ensemble playing, their wide-ranging repertoire and the sheer joy of their music-making. Hear thrilling versions of classic carols, sacred music, popular Christmas tunes and traditional or novel fare, such as the beloved A Charlie Brown Christmas. Even the Grinch would love this concert!
Circle Of Heat
With all four members having the distinction of being graduates of the University of Minnesota School of Music, Circle of Heat doesn't mess around. That doesn't mean they are pretentious by any means. On the contrary; they create a fusion of prog rock beat and jazz-style rock improvisation with a blues backbone and clean vocal harmonies. You never know what you're going to get, except for musicians playing at the top of their game. So come on out to a show near you to see real musicians do what real musicians do. Rock.
Garrison and the gang are back at the home of A Prairie Home Companion for another night of music and laughter. Join us for The News From Lake Wobegon, as Dusty and Lefty, Guy Noir, and more. Special guests for this show will be announced soon.
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On Heart Murmurs, Jeremy Messersmith can break your heart one minute, and then put those fragile pieces back together again the next. The Minneapolis singer/songwriter candidly chronicles the ups and downs of modern relationships, all within the simple but striking constructs of his indelible, poignant pop songs. On his assured and expansive forth full-length album, Messersmith moves past the existential, death-laden themes of his 2010 breakthrough, The Reluctant Graveyard, to focus instead on the broad topic of love and the eternal affairs of the heart. And this polished, impassioned new batch of songs represent another confident artistic step forward in Jeremy's flourishing career.
The Minnesota RollerGirls (MNRG) organization is a six-team, all-female, flat track roller derby league. Founded on Aug. 31, 2004 by the Donnelly sisters, the Minnesota RollerGirls are members of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), comprised of 260 leagues across the nation, in addition to 104 apprentice leagues. Every Minnesota RollerGirl is held to the highest standards of sportsmanship, ethics and good will and must adhere to rules set by the league and by WFTDA. The MNRG is governed by the skaters, for the skaters.
Minnesota Wild vs. Boston Bruins
The Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League.