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Events Happening Today (May 24)

May

24

Duluth Experience Tours - Something fun for everyone

Dates: May 1 - May 31
Time: varies by event
(218) 464-6337 • Visit Website

The Duluth Experience Tour Company offers a variety of exciting and informative tours for all interests. Their family friendly History Tours will take you on a scenic journey into Duluth's rich history. Looking for adventure? Check out their line of Kayak Adventures on Lake Superior and St. Louis River or hop on a bike for a scenic Road Bike Tour or Mountain Bike Adventure. Then sit back and relax on one of their award winning Brewery Tours and go behind-the-scenes to sample Duluth's amazing craft beer scene. Find out why these guys are the Duluth's #1 Tour Company on Trip Advisor!

May

24

The Duluth Art Institute classes - Fun for All

Dates: May 1 - May 31
Time: varies by event
(218) 723-1310 • Visit Website

The Duluth Art Institute offers a variety of art classes for adults and youth. The classes cover a range of interests and skill levels. Most classes are held at the Institute inside of the Depot building at 506 West Michigan Street. Please visit their web site for more information on these great classes.

May

24

Create! Paint with On the Rocks Art Studio Today

Dates: May 1 - May 31
Time: varies by event
(218) 525-2736 • Visit Website

On The Rocks Art Studio is a locally owned business in Canal Park. With a team of three artists who provide a creative outlet through step by step painting lessons for artists and non artists alike! Offering a fun and entertaining experience for all ages. You can sign up for a pre-scheduled event or schedule your own! Check out our gallery space featuring local photography, pottery, fiber-art, handmade tiles, and printing by Medium Control. Host a private party, enjoy the open art studio, schedule an off site events at your location, or join one of the many painting events. Many painting options to choose from. Great for birthday parties, girls or guys night out, bachelorette parties, or just for a fun night out.

May

24

Lest We Forget: Sandra Brick & Fred Amram

Dates: May 1 - May 31
Time: Gallery Hours
(218) 733-7565 • Visit Website

Artist Sandra Brick’s multimedia work illustrates the memoir of her husband, Fred Amram, whose Jewish family fled Nazi Germany to the U.S. This dramatic collection of 24 artworks is paired with abbreviated stories, providing an emotional reminder of a dark period in history. Early modern items from the David Karpeles Collection provide further context. Amram’s book, “We’re in America Now: A Survivor’s Stories” will be for sale at the DAI. Held at 506 West Michigan Street.

May

24

New Exhibit: The Slovenian Impact on Minnesota's Cultural Landscape

Dates: May 1 - May 31
Time: Museum hours
(218) 727-8025 • Visit Website

Come to the Depot and view the limited time exhibit.“Slovenian Immigration in Minnesota Since 1855” Panel Exhibit. “Old Country Memories” Slovenian artwork by MN native Albin M. Zaverl. Artifacts from the Diocese of Duluth belonging to Slovenian missionaries Monsignor Buh and Bishop Baraga. Held at 506 West Michigan Street.

May

24

Lake Superior Art Glass Classes

Dates: May 1 - May 31
Time: varies by demo class
(218) 464-1799 • Visit Website

Lake Superior Art Glass has the unique ability to make glass art right before your eyes! Learn to make Paperweights, Wine Goblets (enjoy a glass of wine while the goblet is cooling), Pendants, and Marble making class. Fun for work outings, parties, students, date night, and anyone interested in learning how to make glass art. Special demos are available for groups or organizations which are scheduled ahead of time. These demonstrations are for large groups of up to 30 people and are available at $50 per hour. Please give us a call to schedule your group demo at least 7 days ahead of your desired demo date. Held right in the heart of Duluth. Also Enjoy classes at their new Hot Shop location!

May

24

Solve Entertainment presents: VANISHING Act

Dates: May 19 - May 31
Time: varies by day
218-302-5434 • Visit Website

VANISHING ACT: The curtain is about to rise on a mind-bending new mystery. Last night, a masked magician stepped onstage to perform a mesmerizing new act. No one could see his face. No one knew his name. And, when the smoke cleared, he was gone. In 60 short minutes the curtain rises on his sold-out encore performance. He must be found. The show must go on. Gather your friends and step behind the curtain of the Zenith Theater at the height of Vaudeville. Use your wits to uncover the clues the magician has left behind. Steel your nerves, step into the darkness and follow in his footsteps. It won’t take you long to discover that things are not as simple as they appear. That finding this masked magician will take everything you have. $25.00 per person and held at their new location at 120 East Superior Street.

May

24

Duluth Dylan Fest

Dates: May 20 - May 28
Time: varies by day and event
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The Duluth Dylan Fest’s mission is to celebrate the spirit of artistic freedom, intellectual, honesty, and integrity of Duluth’s native son, Bob Dylan. The Fest is dedicated to showcasing Duluth’s vibrant art scene. The group of volunteers is committed to providing creative events that tap the talents of artists, poets, and musicians in Duluth and surrounding region. Full 2017 Duluth Dylan Fest Schedule Saturday, May 20 – Armory Arts and Music Center Benefit Concert Robby Vee and His Rock-N-Roll Caravan - Armory Arts & Music Center Benefit from 7:30 to 10:30 PM at Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum. Tickets $25 at Eventbrite.com Sunday, May 21 – Dylan Pub Trivia at Carmody Irish Pub at 9 PM. Free. Monday, May 22 – Dylan Themed Art Show Opening Reception at Zeitgeist Atrium from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, with music by Tom O’Keefe and friends. Free. Art Show runs May 20 - 28. Tuesday, May 23 – Greg Tiburzi from 6:30 to 8:00 PM at Sir Benedict’s Tavern. Free. Dylan Fest Open Mic hosted by Marc Gartman from 9:00 to 11:00 PM at Sir Benedict’s Tavern. Free. Wednesday, May 24— Bob Dylan’s 76th Birthday Celebration at the Dylan childhood home (519 N. 3rd Avenue East) with music by Greg Tiburzi from 3-4 PM. Poets of the North Country event from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at the Spirit of the North Theatre at Fitger’s. Free. The Basement Tapes Band at The Rex at Fitger’s starting at 9 PM with $10 cover. Advance tickets at Eventbrite.com Thursday, May 25 – Blood on the Tracks Express rolling-train concert featuring Red Mountain, Rich Mattson & The Northstars, Gaelynn Lea & Al Church, Erik Berry & Ryan Young of Trampled By Turtles, Kyle Ollah, and The Boomchucks. Train loads at the historic Duluth Depot at 5:30 PM. Tickets $30 at Eventbrite.com or the Electric Fetus in Duluth. Friday, May 26 – Duluth to Hibbing and Back Dylan Bus Tour. Amory Arts and Music Center Annex from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Tickets $40 at Eventbrite. Dylan Fest Singer Songwriter Contest 7:00 PM at Clyde Iron Works. Free. Saturday, May 27 – Dylan Fest Presentation by Dylanologist Phil Fitzpatrick, “Roots & Echoes from the North Country” from 3:00 to 4:00 PM Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum. Free. Dylan Fest Party with Cowboy Angel Blue at Carmody Irish Pub from 8:00 to 11:30 PM. Jim Hall music 11:30 PM to Close. Free. Sunday, May 28 – Farewell Brunch at Zeitgeist CafĂ© featuring live music by Jim Hall at 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM. No cover for music.