Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The former Peter, Paul and Mary star performed at the center Saturday.
Demand was big for Peter Yarrow’s show Saturday at the Hopkins Center for the Arts—and with tickets selling out, many fans of the former Peter, Paul and Mary star had to miss out. Thanks to YouTube, though, music fans can catch concert highlights. User Corinne Braun has posted clips of Yarrow and special guests Mustard’s Retreat performing “500 Miles” and “Blowin’ in the Wind.” Check out the performances in the player above.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Share your best guesses and then check back to find out the answers.
Hopkins is going through some monumental changes. From apartments rising in the downtown to a growing park in the Blake Road Corridor, the character of the city is changing rapidly. With the city undergoing so much transformation, Patch invites you to take a look back into the past and see if you can remember what some of the current landmarks used to be. The first three are: Share your guesses in the comments section below and then check back tomorrow for the answers and more sites.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The Park Theater Co. will bring his SLP writer's ‘The Illusionist: Shakespeare Reveals All’ to the Hopkins Center for the Arts in September.
Monday, April 1, 2013
The Park Theater Co. will bring his play ‘The Illusionist: Shakespeare Reveals All’ to the Hopkins Center for the Arts in September.
St. Louis Park playwright Jerry Wilson will bring his play The Illusionist: Shakespeare Reveals All to the west metro thanks to a grant from, the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, the council announced Wednesday. The council awarded The Park Theater Co. $5,000 to produce six performances of Wilson’s original play. Performances will take place at the Hopkins Center for the Arts' Studio Theater in September. The grant was part of a $317,438 package of grants awarded to 66 organizations through the council’s Community Arts grant program. The organizations and projects chosen had to demonstrate both strong artistic quality and a connection to a community.
Friday, March 29, 2013
The activities will take place in the summer and fall.
The Friends of the Hopkins Center for the Arts will be bringing street performances to the community with help from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, the council announced Wednesday. The council awarded the Friends a $5,000 grant to fund five street performances and allow the use of technology to enhance a self-guided tour of Hopkins’ Artstreet. Activities will take place in the summer and fall. The Hopkins grant was part of a $317,438 package of grants awarded to 66 organizations through the council’s Community Arts grant program. The organizations and projects chosen had to demonstrate both strong artistic quality and a connection to a community.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The 15th annual event was even bigger than the year before.
The 15th Annual Empty Bowls fundraiser soared more than $5,000 past the already-amazing total it reached last year. Tuesday’s event raised $81,400 for ResourceWest and ICA Food Shelf—including $67,695 from the Challenge to the Community Fund, sponsored by Supervalu, Choices For Children/Accra Care and 159 business, civic, congregation, school and community leaders, organizer Barb Westmoreland announced Wednesday. Last year, the event raised $76,117. The 2013 Empty Bowls saw the following big numbers, as well: “We want to thank you for mixing in your ‘special ingredients’ to make our 15th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser for ResourceWest and ICA Food Shelf a great success,” Westmoreland wrote in an e-mail. “March 12 was a wonderful day with …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The annual event raises money for ResourceWest and ICA Foodshelf.
People flocked to the Hopkins Center for the Arts on Tuesday for the 15th Annual Empty Bowls fundraiser. The event, which runs through 7 p.m., raises money for ResourceWest and ICA Foodshelf. People from all over the community first got together for bowl-making events, some of which were taught by school art instructors and local students. Attendees then make a free will donation; choose their favorite bowl from among 1,000s created by local artists, students and volunteers; enjoy a simple bowl of soup and bread and return home with the bowl. There is also be musical entertainment, and professional artists have donated bowls and related art for a silent auction. Last year, students, staff and community potters created 1,022 bowls—helping …
Saturday, March 9, 2013
The Hopkins Visual Arts Show runs through April 14.
Saturday, March 9
Editor’s Note: The following announcement comes from Hopkins Public Schools. March is National Youth Art Month. Hopkins Public Schools is celebrating with a student art show that features artists of all ages. The Hopkins Visual Arts Show will run from March 7 to April 14 at the Hopkins Center for the Arts. The exhibit will feature student art work from all schools in the Hopkins district in grades K-12. A reception hosted by Hopkins visual arts staff will be held for students and families on Tuesday, March 19, from 4 – 6 p.m. in the Charles Redepenning Gallery of the Hopkins Center for the Arts. The Hopkins Center for the Arts is located at 1111 Main Street in downtown Hopkins. The hours are as follows:
Friday, March 8, 2013
The performance is based on the Caldecott Medal-winning book about a mystical walk in the woods in search of an owl.
Editor’s Note: The following announcement comes from Stages Theatre Co. Stages Theatre Company (STC) presents “Owl Moon” a unique production featuring a story completely told through movement and dance. Based on the 1988 Caldecott Medal book by Jane Yolen, this world premiere production focuses on a mystical, magical winter wonderland where a father and child take a walk in the woods hoping to spot an owl and are surprised by what they find. Collaborating with Escalate Dance and Theatre Studio based in Maple Grove was a natural fit for a production that is dance intensive. “This production of “Owl Moon” has been the most collaborative production I have ever been involved in. From the moment this book was secured for production, I …
Saturday, March 2, 2013
The free event includes well-known artists presenting complimentary hour long demonstrations in their chosen medium.
Editor's Note: The following announcement comes from the Hopkins Center for the Arts. March 3, 2013 – Sunday 1:00-4:30PM Hopkins Center for the Arts Dillman’s Creative Arts Foundation (DCAF) of Lac du Flambeau, WI (245 miles Northeast of Minneapolis) joins with area hosts to bring complimentary events to artists and friends to the Minneapolis area. Mid Winter Festivals are free events that include well known artists presenting complimentary hour long demonstrations in their chosen medium, such as, watercolor, pastel, oil, and acrylic. In addition some festivals have an “Art Sale Table” of prints and original art work, artist’s books, and videos by internationally known artists plus hourly door prizes. The proceeds of the auction will …