MInnPost: Minnesotans win major arts awards; St. Paul Art Crawl begins
By Pamela Espeland | 04/25/14
Tonight: MinnRoast, MinnPost’s annual whoop-de-do and fundraiser features headliner Lizz Winstead
(co-creator of “The Daily Show”) and willing participants Gov. Mark
Dayton, Sen. Al Franken, Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges, U of M
President Eric Kaler, vocalist Erin Schwab, Tesfa Wondemagegnehu and
VocalEssence, K-TWIN’s B.T., former state Sen. Amy Koch, and more. At
Rock Bottom Brewery and the State Theatre. Pre-show reception at 5:30,
show at 7:30.
Sunday at Bethel’s Benson Great Hall: “Tchaikovsky for Voices.” VocalEssence ends its 45th season with a big, romantic bang. Three hundred voices – VocalEssence, the Bethel Choir, the Gustavus Choir, Luther College Nordic Choir, and the University of St. Thomas Chamber Singers – will join in singing Tchaikovsky’s “The Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom.” Plus each college choir will sing a solo set. And MPR’s Steve Staruch will host a pre-concert conversation. 3 p.m. FMI and tickets ($20-$40).