APRIL "All in St. Paul" Event Calendar

All the first signs of spring! Take a lunch break!

Tuesday, April 1 April Fool’s Day!

Spring Break Family Activities, History Museum, 11am-3pm.

Wednesday, April 2

Composer Conversation, Amsterdam Bar, 7pm.  John Luther Adams

Spring Break Family Activities, History Museum, 11am-3pm.
  
Thursday, April 3

Courtroom Concert Series, Landmark, noon-1pm. Mark Bilyeu & friends. FREE

Fermentational International – the Science of Beer, Science Museum, 6-11pm.  Social Science - with beer sampling from local breweries, fermentation demonstrations, beer density experiments, presentations by local experts, trivia, music, bars, and more. $15-27

Spring Break Family Activities, History Museum, 11am-3pm.

SPCO & Miro Quartet, Ordway, 7:30pm.

Friday, April 4

Spring Break Family Activities, History Museum, 11am-3pm.

First Friday Films, MMAA (4th & Robert), 6:30-8:30pm.  The Love of Beer – screening and conversation.

WITS, Fitzgerald, 8pm. Kristen Schaal & Typhoon.

MN Swarm vs. Rochester, Xcel, 7:30pm.

SPCO & Miro Quartet, Ordway, 10:30pm.

Saturday, April 5

Family Concert: Orchestravaganza! Ordway, 9:30&11am. FREE, but reservations recommended due to early sellout. Popular 50-minute Family Concerts weave together fun, learning and interesting characters with classical music repertoire plucked from the SPCO’s season. Content is geared for ages 6-12 but the music can be enjoyed by kids and adults of all ages.

Film Screening: Girl from Birch Creek, History Center, 2pm. The story of the late Justice Rosalie Wahl, the first woman appointed to the Minnesota Supreme Court.

SPCO & Miro Quartet, Ordway, 8pm.

Cloud Cult, Fitzgerald, 8pm.  SOLD OUT

MN RollerGirls, Rivercentre, 7:30p.

MN Wild vs. Pittsburgh Penguins, Xcel, 7pm. 

Sunday, April 6

BandWidth 2014, Landmark, noon-5pm. A showcase of community-based bands from around Minnesota.  This free event is a great opportunity to hear Sousa marches, show tunes, Big Band arrangements, and other classic pieces from the concert band repertoire.

Wedding and Event Showcase, Como, 10am-2pm.  FREE

Cloud Cult, Fitzgerald, 8pm.  SOLD OUT

Tuesday, April 8

Ballet Tuesday, Landmark, noon-1pm. Join the Saint Paul City Ballet as they perform excerpts from the company repertoire.

SPCPA Student Concert, Landmark, 6pm.  FREE. The students of the Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists will be performing their spring concert.

MN Wild vs. Boston Bruins, Xcel, 7pm.

Wednesday, April 9

Artist & Photographer Hours, Como, 6:30-8:30pm. $5

Composer Conversation, Amsterdam Bar, 7pm.  Vivian Fung

Thursday, April 10

Courtroom Concert Series, Landmark, noon-1pm.  Charanga Tropical. FREE

MN Music Summit, Summit Brewery and Amsterdam Bar, April 10-12.  6-8 pm - Social Hour - Summit Brewery (910 Montreal Circle)Musicians and fans mingle with DJs, record labels, agents and the industry's top movers and shakers over free beer and pizza

Cocktails With Culture, Landmark Galleria Space; 5-7 pm; FREE.
Woodturning demonstrations and musical performances provided by the American Association of Woodturners, Minnesota Landmarks and The Schubert Club.  Complimentary appetizers and cash bar are provided for this unique happy hour.


Early Music Festival, Studio Z, 7:30pm.  Zeitgeist Chamber Ensemble.

Matt Slocum Trio & Phil Hey Quartet, Landmark, 7 pm; $15/advance, $18/door. A triple header of great jazz - will open with a solo set from innovative pianist Bryan Nichols, followed by Matt Slocum’s trio with Sam Yahel and Massimo Biolcati and closing with a set from legendary Twin Cities saxophonist Dave Karr’s quartet with Chris Lomheim and Phil Hey.

MN Wild vs. St. Louis Blues, Xcel, 7pm.

Friday, April 11

American Craft Council Show, Rivercentre, 10am-8pm.  $12 More than 225 of the country’s top contemporary craft artists presenting their latest handmade creations in jewelry, clothing, furniture and home décor.

MN Music Summit, Amsterdam Bar, April 10-12. Workshops and Happy Hour at 6pm w Grrrl Party and Van Stee at 7pm.

Early Music Festival, Studio Z, 7:30pm.  Zeitgeist Chamber Ensemble.

Saturday, April 12

American Craft Council Show,Rivercentre, 10am-6pm.  $12 More than 225 of the country’s top contemporary craft artists presenting their latest handmade creations in jewelry, clothing, furniture and home décor.

MN Music Summit, Amsterdam Bar, April 10-12. Workshops and Happy Hour at 6pm, screening of MN Made Music Videos, Honeydogs and Ana Tuiran at 7pm.

Asian Pacific Heritage Day, History Center, noon-4pm.  Music and dance performances, food demonstrations, displays and art activities.

The Current Sessions at the Fitz: Pert Near Sandstone, Fitzgerald, 8pm.

The Magic Flute opens, Ordway, thru Apr. 27.  MN Opera.  Wow digital staging!

Early Music Festival, Studio Z, 7:30pm.  Zeitgeist Chamber Ensemble.

Appalachian Spring, St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 900 Summit Ave., 8pm.

MN Swarm vs. Buffalo, Xcel, 7pm.

Sunday, April 13

Urban Expedition: Senegal, Landmark, 1-3pm. FREE.  Stories, charms, language lesson, crafts and live animals to pet.

American Craft Council Show, Rivercentre, 11am-5pm.  $12 More than 225 of the country’s top contemporary craft artists presenting their latest handmade creations in jewelry, clothing, furniture and home décor.

Early Music Festival, Studio Z, 2pm.  Zeitgeist Chamber Ensemble.

MN Wild vs. Nashville Predators, 7pm.

Evensong, St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 5:15-6pm. Evening meditative service with harp and dulcimer.

Tuesday, April 15

Readings by Writers, University Club, 7:30pm.  Poetry readings curated by Carol Connolly. Open to the public.

Thursday, April 17

Courtroom Concert Series, Landmark, noon-1pm. Pavia Winds Music of The Schubert Club Composer Mentorship Apprentices. FREE

Real-Phonic Radio Show, James. J. Hill Library, 8pm; $20. A night of hot salsa music and hot poetry.

Palace of Jazz, Landmark, 7-9pm; $20-30. Introducing the trio of musicians: David Hamilton-pianist, Brock Thorson-upright acoustic base and Kelli Rae Tubbs-percussions.

Friday, April 18

WITS, Fitgerald, 8pm. Bobcat Goldthwait and Matt Nathanson.

Antique Spectacular Show and Flea Market, State Fairgrounds, 8am-6pm.

Saturday, April 19


MN RollerGirls, Rivercentre, 7:30pm.

Antique Spectacular Show and Flea Market, State Fairgrounds, 8am-4pm.

Sunday, April 20 Happy Easter!

Wood Turning Demonstration, Landmark Gallery of Wood Art, noon. FREE

Thursday, April 24

Courtroom Concert Series, Landmark, noon-1pm. Music of Edie Hill. FREE

Butch Thompson and The St. Paul Civic Symphony, Summit Brewery Tap Room, 6-9pm. $25 adv/$30 door. Fundraiser - Silent auction, food and summit craft beers. www.SPCSmusic.org 

Live at the Museum, Landmark Room 205, 7:30pm; $12-$16. Pianist Stephanie Wendt plays charming music and illuminates the fascinating lives of three Swedish composers from three centuries:  Johan Helmich Roman (1694-1758); Carl Jonas Love Almqvist (1793-1866) and Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (1867-1942).


Friday, April 25

SAINT PAUL ART CRAWL. 6-10pm.


Behind the Eye opens, Park Square, thru May 18. From a photographer's model in Vogue in the '20s to muse of the Paris Surrealists in the '30s, Lee Miller became an acclaimed World War II photographer.

MN Horse Expo, State Fairgrounds, 8:30am-9:30pm.

WITS, Fitzgerald, 8pm. John Hodgman & Jean Grae.

Saturday, April 26


MN Horse Expo, State Fairgrounds, 8:30am-9:30pm.



Lincoln Lecture, History Center, 2pm, $15. Harold Holzer, leading American authority on Abraham Lincoln, presents this exclusive lecture about Lincoln's masterful and sometimes controversial use of the media. 

Sights, Sounds and Soul exhibit opens, History Center. Twin Cities through the lens of Charles Chamblis.

Party for the Planet, Como, 10am-4pm.  Weekend of activities, crafts and educational programs celebrating Earth Day.



Sunday, April 27


MN Horse Expo, State Fairgrounds, 8:30am-5pm.


Party for the Planet, Como, 10am-4pm.  Weekend of activities, crafts and educational programs celebrating Earth Day.


Minnesota Varsity, Fitzgerald, 5pm. Showcase for top high-school musical talent in Minnesota.

Wednesday, April 30

Circus Juventas Spring Celebration, 1270 Montreal, thru May 10. 

SPCO Open Rehearsal, SPCO Center, 7pm.

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