Thursday, July 5, 2012
Everything you need to know about festival activities.
The Hopkins Raspberry Festival is the biggest event of the season, and it’s not hard to see why. The festival offers a week full of events and activities that are sure to suit every taste. In order to help you maximize the 78th-annual festival, Hopkins Patch has put together a guide with details on every activity. Many of the events are free with a $3 Raspberry Button, so be sure to purchase one to guarantee a fun-filled week! Click here to find out how. Be sure to click here to see all of Hopkins Patch’s coverage of the festivities, and say hi if you see Patch enjoying the festival! Stay up to date on all your local news. Sign up for the free Hopkins Patch newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Editor James Warden'…
A compilation of all music- and art-related events during this year's Raspberry Festival.
Some of the best parts of Hopkins’ Raspberry Festival are the talented artists and musicians that offer free and low-cost concerts, exhibitions, and events. *** Hopkins Arts Festival The fourth-annual art festival includes a juried art fair, music, food and more. Be sure to stop by the Patch booth to take part in Patch’s coloring contest for a chance to win Stages Theatre tickets. Hopkins Arts Festival The fourth-annual art festival includes a juried art fair, music, food and more. Be sure to stop by the Patch booth to take part in Patch’s coloring contest for a chance to win Stages Theatre tickets. Music in the Park Enjoy two concerts in Hopkins’ downtown as part of the free summer concert series Jaycees Street Dance Listen to …
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Wayzata-based Blue Water Theatre Company kicks off the three-show run Thursday at Eisenhower Community Center.
Blue Water Theatre Co. of Wayzata will perform three nights of Stephen Sondheim's musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Performances are scheduled for Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Eisenhower Community Center. All showtimes are 7 p.m. Tickets are $14 for adults and $11 for students and are available in advance online or at the door prior to each performance. Set in ancient Rome, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum tells the hilarious story of a slave—Pseudolus—who works to earn his freedom from his master. Widely regarded as one of the funniest musicals ever written, Forum is sure to be a fantastic night at the theatre.
Thursday, April 5, 2012
The Stages Theatre play opens April 13.
Thursday, April 5, 2012
(The following news releases comes from Stages Theatre Co.) The barnyard characters are back in “Giggle, Giggle, Quack” the second installment in the popular series written by Doreen Cronin, opening April 13 at the Hopkins Center for the Arts. This hilarious follow up to “Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type” has Farmer Brown taking a vacation and his brother Bob coming in to watch the farm. The clever and mischievous duck finds a pencil and begins writing his own notes for Bob to find and follow. Matt Ouren, who plays Charles (the duck), began his professional acting career at Stages Theatre Company (STC) as a youth actor at the age of 13 when he landed a role in “The Boxcar Children: Yellow House Mystery.” After graduating from high …
Thursday, February 9, 2012
The gatherings take place on the fourth Monday of each month, September through May.
Thursday, February 9, 2012
(The following news release comes from the Hopkins Center for the Arts.) A musician, a painter, and an art collector walk into a bar. No, it’s not the set up for a bawdy joke—it’s the Arts Social Club, in Hopkins, Minnesota. The fourth Monday of each month, September-May from 6-8 pm, there is an informal gathering of visual artists, dancers, writers, performing artists and art lovers at the Wild Boar on historic Mainstreet, Hopkins. The gatherings are an opportunity for creative individuals to share ideas, learn about art events and opportunities in the area, and socialize. Often there is an open mic with impromptu musical performances, or a drawing for a door prize. “The results of a survey of member artists at the Hopkins Center for …
Monday, December 13, 2010
Susan Hanna-Bibus has been with the center since 2000.
Over its 13 years, Hopkins Center for the Arts has grown into a facility that attracts crowds from well outside Hopkins. Susan Hanna-Bibus has been with the center for 10 of those years. The executive arts director joined the facility in 2000 when the city spun off a new fundraising and community-outreach arm for the center. She sat down with Hopkins Patch to discuss how the center works and the role it plays in the community. Hopkins Patch: First of all, tell me a little bit about the programs the art center does. Susan Hanna-Bibus: The arts center itself is responsible for the music and performance series. We currently have two of them: A traditional concert series on Saturday evenings and after-work concert series on Tuesdays …