APRIL "All in St. Paul" Event Calendar

Alas, we are FOOLS FOR SPRING!  Lots to look forward to - Farmers' Market opening, Art Crawl, and more great theater and music.  Start penciling it in!

Sunday, April 1

Celtic Women, Xcel Center, 5pm.

Dance Around the Moon, O’Shaughnessy, 2pm.  St. Paul Irish Dancers.

Monday, April 2

St. Paul Bureau of Arts and Beverages, Black Dog Wine Bar, 5-8pm. Artist’s Happy Hour.

Tuesday, April 3


"We the People: The First Official Printing of the U.S. Constitution", History Center, thru May 20. Rare editions of the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and MN Sate Constitutions.


Wednesday, April 4


Sample Night Live, History Theatre, 7pm. Twelve acts, including theater, film, dance, improv, visual arts, folk and opera. $20


Thursday, April 5

Schubert Club “Courtroom Concert”, Landmark Center, noon. FREE.


MN Wild vs. Chicago Blackhawks, Xcel Center, 7pm.

Friday, April 6

Lowertown First Fridays, 6-9pm. Five artists’ buildings in Lowertown – Tilsner, Jax, Lowertown Lofts, Northwestern Building and the Northern Warehouse, are participating in a monthly open studios event

Saturday, April 7

MN Wild vs. Phoenix Coyotes, 7pm.

Sunday, April 8  Happy Easter!

Tuesday, April 10

Ballet Tuesday, Landmark Center, noon.   A taste of St. Paul City Ballet.

Thursday, April 12

Schubert Club “Courtroom Concert”, Landmark Center, noon. FREE

Friday, April 13

Barry Manilow, Xcel Center, 7:30pm.

Broadway Songbook: The Words and Music of Johnny Mercer, Ordway, 7:30pm.  Each Broadway Songbook program features a dynamic mix of composer life stories, discussion of what made their work so extraordinary, and performances by an ensemble of renowned artists from the Twin Cities musical theater, jazz and cabaret scenes.

Wits, Fitzgerald Theater, 8pm.  Andy Richter and Reggie Watts.

Menopause the Musical, O’Shaughnessy, 7:30pm.

Saturday, April 14

MN Swarm vs. Washington Stealth, Xcel Center, 7pm.

Broadway Songbook: The Words and Music of Johnny Mercer, Ordway, 7:30pm.  Each Broadway Songbook program features a dynamic mix of composer life stories, discussion of what made their work so extraordinary, and performances by an ensemble of renowned artists from the Twin Cities musical theater, jazz and cabaret scenes.

MN Opera: Madame Butterfly opens, Ordway, 7:30pm, thru March 22. Seduced by the handsome American naval officer Pinkerton, the young geisha falls deeply in love. But his betrayal leads to one of opera’s most heartrending conclusions. Minnesota Opera’s celebrated production evokes the beauty and romance of Puccini’s gorgeous, unforgettable classic.

Menopause the Musical, O’Shaughnessy, 2pm & 7:30pm.

Sunday, April 15

Drake University String Ensemble, Central Library, 2pm. FREE

Broadway Songbook: The Words and Music of Johnny Mercer, Ordway, 7:30pm.  Each Broadway Songbook program features a dynamic mix of composer life stories, discussion of what made their work so extraordinary, and performances by an ensemble of renowned artists from the Twin Cities musical theater, jazz and cabaret scenes.

Urban Expedition: INDIA! Landmark Center, 1-3pm.  Travel the world without leaving St. Paul! Co-presented by the India Association of Minnesota. This program will feature the music, dance, food and crafts of India.

Paco de Lucia, O’Shaughnessy, 7:30pm.

PipJazz Sundays, Landmark Center, 5pm.  Hosted by Pippi Ardennia, a Chicago born jazz/blues singer and songwriter residing in St. Paul, and features guest artist Solomon Parham and PipJazz youth artist Alex Grothe.

Art & Photography Hours, Como Conservatory, 8-10am.

Tuesday, April 17

Pink Martini, Fitzgerald Theater, 7:30pm.

Thursday, April 19

Schubert Club “Courtroom Concert”, Landmark Center, noon. FREE

Global Realities - Insights and Challenges from a Faith Perspective with Carolyn Woo, Ph.D., O’Shaughnessy, 7pm.  FREE.

Friday, April 20

American Craft Council Show, Rivercentre

Dessa, O’Shaughnessy, 7:30pm.


Doubt: A Parable opens, Park Square, thru May13. Sister Aloysius and Father Flynn battle for truthand personal integrity.

Saturday, April 21

MN Swarm vs. Philadelphia Wings, Xcel Center, 7pm.

Capital Crimes: The St. Paul Gangster Musical opens, History Theatre, thru May 20.  It’s high stakes at the Hollyhocks Club Casino with great songs by Drew Jansen, dance numbers featuring G-men and Tommy guns, and a dose of dark humor that explores the crazy days of St. Paul’s infamous past.

American Craft Council Show, Rivercentre

Robin and Linda Williams and Their Fine Group, O’Shaughnessy, 7:30pm. Rich harmonies and original songwriting rooted in the country/bluegrass/gospel tradition they gained widespread national prominence on Prairie Home Companion.

Adam Carolla, Fitzgerald Theater, 7pm.

Sunday, April 22

Ordway Extra: The Addams Family, Central Library, 2pm. FREE.

American Craft Council Show, Rivercentre

Tuesday, April 24

Honors Concert, Ordway, 7pm. Hundreds of the best artists, vocalists and musicians from Saint Paul Public Schools showcase their skills and talents as part of the Annual Honors Concert, Performance Art and Art Exhibition.

Wednesday, April 25

Schubert Club, Ordway, 8pm. Matthias Goerne, baritone and Leif Ove Andsnes, piano

Nate The Great, O’Shaughnessy, 9:45am. A TheaterWorks production.

Thursday, April 26

SPCO: Mendelssohn's Reformation Symphony, Ordway, 7:30pm.

Friday, April 27

St. Paul Art Crawl, 6-10pm.

Wits, Fitzgerald Theater, 8pm. Fred Willard and Dan Wilson.

Saturday, April 28

St. Paul Farmer's Market Season opener! 6am-1pm.

St. Paul Art Crawl, noon-8pm.

MN Swarm vs. Colorado Mammoth, Xcel Center, 7pm.

SPCO: Mendelssohn's Reformation Symphony,  Ordway, 8pm.

Sunday, April 29

St. Paul Farmer's Market Season opener! 8am-1pm.

St. Paul Art Crawl, noon-5pm.

Urban Expedition: NORWAY!  Travel the world without leaving St. Paul! This program will feature the music, dance, food and crafts of Norway.

Minnesota Varsity Showcase, Fitzgerald Theater, 4pm.

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