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Your Weekend Guide for Things to do in Minneapolis: January 11-13

Brace Helgeson

There’s no better time than January of a new year to get yourself out of your comfort zone and try out something different, Minneapolis! And lucky for us, we live in an exciting region filled with interesting and unique opportunities. This weekend, get a jump-start on your resolution list and try out something new-to-you. We’ve got events going on in the Twin Cities area that will be interesting and fun for everyone.

Friday, January 11
Thank You for Shopping: The Golden Age of Minnesota Department Stores at Mill City Museum
Minneapolis, MN

Maybe one of your resolutions was to learn more about local history. Well, jump right in with Thank You for Shopping: The Golden Age of Minnesota Department Stores. This exhibit, on display until mid-February at the Mill City Museum, displays photography that acts as a companion piece to Kristal Leebrick’s book of the same name.The cost is free, and the exhibit is fun and appropriate for all ages. Come on by and take a look at an earlier age and see many never-before publicly viewed photographs. For further information, visit the museum’s website.

Saturday, January 12
Rosy SimasDanse Presents: Weave at Ordway Center for Performing Arts
St Paul, MN

Or, if a museum visit isn’t quite your speed, you might still be wanting to add some culture to your 2019. This performance, a part of the 208-2019 Music & Movement Series sponsored by Target, features Native choreographer Rosy Simas. She created this dance project as a nod to the interwoven and interdependent nature of our world—thus the title, Weave. The performance is a co-commission shared by the Ordway Center for Performing Arts and The O’Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, among other institutions. For further information, including parking and ticket information, visit the event’s page on the Ordway’s website.

Sunday, January 13
One Voice Mixed Chorus: Beyond Broadway—Not Just a Stage at the Ted Mann Concert Hall
Minneapolis, MN

If you’re anything like me, then your New Year’s Resolution list always includes finding some new music to listen to. Get a jump-start at Beyond Broadway—Not Just a Stage, performed by the One Voice Mixed Chorus. If you’re looking to up your pop-culture game, look no further. This performance will feature hits from popular musicals, whether they were performed on Broadway or filmed out in Hollywood. For more information, including ticket prices and more, visit www.onevoicemn.orgtoday.

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