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Events Happening Today (February 16)

UMD Theatre presents: Love's Labor's Lost

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UMD Theatre presents: Love's Labor's Lost

Dates: February 13 - February 16
Time: 7:30 pm
(218) 726-8561 • Visit Website

Promises declared amongst young friends with the best of intentions, until hormones take over and attraction rules. It’s a battle of the sexes. ‘boys meet girls = love’, but always with the Shakespearean twist. Tickets: $21 ADULT | $16 SENIOR/UMD FACULTY/STAFF/VETERAN | $10 STUDENT | $8 UMD STUDENT (on sale 8/29). Held at Marshall Performing Arts Center - Mainstage Theatre.

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Manifesto by Jonathan Thunder

Dates: February 1 - February 28
Time: Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm/Weds. - Fri. 9:00 am - 4:30 pm/Sat. & Sun. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
(218) 726-8222 • Visit Website

Jonathan Thunder's artistry is a combination of painting, film-making and animation. These works have been used to project animated Imagery onto theater backdrops during performances, onto multi-story buildings, and inside event arenas, bringing them to life. Thunder uses his painterly aesthetic and training to give these images a rich and handcrafted look. Manifesto is a bridge between worlds. Old and new, legend and art, peripheral and central are all joined for the viewer to engage in a 3- dimensional space. Projected animations and ambient sound will materialize and change featuring vignettes and holographic sculpture. University of Minnesota Duluth Campus, 1201 Ordean Court.

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Intersections at Tweed Museum of Art

Dates: February 1 - February 28
Time: Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm/Weds. - Fri. 9:00 am - 4:30 pm/Sat. & Sun. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
(218) 726-8222 • Visit Website

INTERSECTIONS is a new exhibition derived from the museum collection, featuring a selection of contemporary artworks by 18 Minnesota-based Native artists, including George Morrison, Patrick Desjarlait, Carl Gawboy, Dyani White Hawk, and Andrea Carlson, among others whose artworks have continued to influence each other in recent decades. The exhibition is organized in consultation with Anishinaabe artist Jim Denomie and includes Manifesto, a multi-media installation by Jonathan Thunder. Free and open to the public. University of Minnesota Duluth Campus, 1201 Ordean Court.

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14th Annual Short Shorts Film Festival

Date: February 16
Time: 7:00 pm
(218) 733-7555 • Visit Website

You have a story. Tell it. You have a vision. Show it. You have a talent. Share it. You have FIVE MINUTES OR LESS. It is Northern Minnesota’s only Short Film Festival. This Film Festival is open to professional and amateur filmmakers from all over the world, and in all genres. A panel of judges will select the top 15 finalists, and a live audience will pick the top three winners at the event, who will receive cash prizes. Tickets are $20.00 and it is held at The Underground Theatre, 506 West Michigan Street in Duluth.

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Duluth Art Institute's Annual Members Show

Dates: February 1 - February 24
Time: gallery hours
(218) 733-7560 • Visit Website

From seasoned artists to first time exhibitors, this annual show is a celebration of our community's expressive self and artistic diversity. Expect a rich and personal collection of work created by members over this past year; from paintings to printmaking, to ceramics, fiber, photography and more. Held in the Depot's great hall, 506 West Michigan Street in Duluth.

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Duluth Boat, Sport, Travel, and RV Show and The NORTHLAND OUTDOORS DULUTH DEER CLASSIC

Dates: February 13 - February 17
Time: Wed. & Thurs. 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm/Friday & Sat. 10:00 am - 9:00 pm/Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
(952) 431-9630 • Visit Website

The DULUTH BOAT, SPORTS, TRAVEL & RV SHOW which is held in conjunction with The NORTHLAND OUTDOORS DULUTH DEER CLASSIC has one admission will gain you access to both of these great shows making this the best entertainment value in town. This event features the best of hunting, fishing, camping & travel. Grab the latest gear and browse thru the many boats, docks, lifts, RV’s, Fifth Wheels and Travel Trailers. If you love anything to do with the great outdoors you’ll find it here at the 53rd Annual Duluth Sport Show. Each year there are new attractions and this year is no different. Don’t miss your chance to meet Time Bandit Captain Johnathan Hillstrand as seen on Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch. Johnathan will be appearing for the first time ever in Duluth at the show on Friday and Saturday. Watch the Extreme Raptor Show or stroll through the Predator & Prey Exhibit. Attend the Lowrance Marine Electronics University. Try your luck at The Pheasants Forever Youth Village. Have your rack scored free of charge by Minnesota Official Measurers. Fish at the Rainbow Trout Pond. Don’t forget to bring the kids for free face painting and balloon animals with Cherri Merri Muffin. It’s all at the show along with hunting & fishing seminars from top professionals in their fields. Check the entertainment page and seminar pages on this website for more information. This is a one-of-a-kind show that truly has something for everyone. In addition to the great vendors and wonderful entertainment it is also a chance to cure that cabin fever that has been building up all winter and to get out and reconnect with friends and family who will also be there. Mark your calendars now. You won’t want to miss this great show. Held at Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC), 350 Harbor Drive in Duluth.

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Student Recital: Tara Lorenz, violin/viola

Date: February 16
Time: 7:30 pm
(218) 726-8877 • Visit Website

Free to attend and please note, all concert dates & times are subject to change. Held at Weber Music Hall on the campus of the University of Minnesota-Duluth, 1151 University Drive.

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Tweed Museum of Art - QUIET SIMPLICITY: LIFE IN 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY AMERICA

Dates: February 1 - February 28
Time: Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm/Weds. - Fri. 9:00 am - 4:30 pm/Sat. & Sun. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
(218) 726-8222 • Visit Website

The exhibition highlights works by some of the most beloved artists in the Tweed Museum's permanent collection of American paintings from the 19th and 20th century. Located on the University of Minnesota Duluth Campus at 1201 Ordean Court in Duluth.

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Space: Time and Place Exhibition at Tweed Museum of Art

Dates: February 5 - February 28
Time: Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm/Weds. - Fri. 9:00 am - 4:30 pm/Sat. & Sun. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
(218) 726-8222 • Visit Website

The exhibition features photographs selected from the Tweed Museum collection that demonstrate numerous ways in which photographic artists represent space in their imagery and how such compositions influence the viewer to become invested in and moved by the image. The photograph is not only a representation of an occurrence and something present at that time but an abstraction of the spacial dimension of time and place. Located on the University of Minnesota Duluth Campus at 1201 Ordean Court in Duluth.

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2019 Duluth Comedy Fest

Dates: February 15 - February 16
Time: Doors open at 8:00 pm/Show at 9:00 pm
(866) 300-8300 • Visit Website

Friday: Gary Gulman with Alex Edelman Saturday: Tig Notaro and Brian Posehn Chuckle Two-Day Pass: $79 Knee Slapper Two-Day Package: $109??"includes commemorative event poster Belly Laugh Two-Day VIP Package: $179??"includes premium seating, commemorative t-shirt, event poster signed by call four headlining performers, and entry to Duluth Comedy Festival shows at Zeitgeist (Renegade Improv shows on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.; located at 222 E Superior Street). Limited VIP availability. Additional fees will apply to all pass and package options. Sorry; no single day passes are available. Mature Audiences

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Duluth Experience Tours - Something fun for everyone

Dates: February 1 - February 28
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!

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Lake Superior Art Glass Classes

Dates: February 1 - February 28
Time: varies by class
(218) 464-1799 • Visit Website

Lake Superior Art Glass has the unique ability to make glass art right before your eyes! Watch one of our artists work with glass or create your own masterpiece. Join one of our classes to make Wine Goblets, Ornaments, Pendants, Marbles, Paperweights and more! Fun for date nights, families, wedding parties, students and team building events! Give us a call or go online to reserve your class today!

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Glensheen Mansion 21+ Flashlight Tours

Dates: February 15 - February 16
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
(218) 726-8910 • Visit Website

The Flashlight Tour was enhanced to be an adult-only, 21+ experience. Included with the price of admission, guests will receive a branded Glensheen Flashlight tour pint glass with a sippy cup cover. Exclusive to 21+ Flashlight Tours, the night kicks off with a cash bar in the Carriage House where guests can enjoy an alcoholic beverage prior to the start of the tour. Here guests can relax, enjoy, and imbibe with their new Glensheen pint glass and adult sippy cup. Guests will be encouraged to take their filled sippy cup with them on tour. After the tour, guests can return to the Carriage House to fill up their glass again and explore the estate. These tours are limited to a smaller number of people. The max size of each group is ten people which helps create a better sense of connection amongst the group and guide. You’re on an adventure together! Arguably one of the best new aspects to this winter tour is the addition of Glensheen’s newest touring space: The Carriage House Living Room, featuring a working fireplace. Once the tour guide gathers the group from the cash bar in the Carriage House, they will lead visitors to this new space. Guests will enjoy a roaring indoor fire as the tour guide gives a brief background of the mansion and Congdon family. Experiencing the Carriage House Fireplace Room is exclusive to 21+ Flashlight Tour guests. Guests can experience the fascination of the dark mansion and will see the main floor, second floor, third floor and Carriage House, All with a drink in hand! Tickets are $30.00 per person.

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Create! Paint with On the Rocks Art Studio Today

Dates: February 1 - February 28
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 event 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.

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The Duluth Art Institute classes - Fun for All

Dates: February 1 - February 28
Time: varies by class or course
(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 above for more information on these great classes.

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Lake Superior Zoo's $5.00 Fridays

Dates: February 1 - February 28
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
218-730-4500 • Visit Website

Enjoy the entire zoo including all their daily animal feedings and enrichment. Just $5.00 per person.

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Planet 3 Extreme Air Park $5.00 Tuesdays

Dates: February 5 - February 26
Time: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
(218) 481-7667 • Visit Website

Jump through Tuesday with just $5.00. This deal is good ANYTIME on Tuesday! 1 hour of flight time for $5, make Tuesday worth it!

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Sarah Brokke Painting Exhibit at Duluth Pottery Gallery

Dates: February 10 - February 28
Time: gallery hours (Reception from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
(218) 606-1120 • Visit Website

Opening Reception on February 10th from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Sarah Brokke lives and works in Duluth, MN, on the shores of Lake Superior. A book of her paintings was published by Holy Cow! Press in 2016, entitled Portrait of an Artist cataloging an exhibition at the Duluth Art Institute. In 2017, a documentary of the same name was produced by SHOOK productions. Held at 1924 West Superior Street in Duluth.

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Jazz at the Depot

Date: February 16
Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
(218) 733-7590 • Visit Website

Saturday Afternoon Jazz is back! Not in Canal Park but trackside in the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center, the Depot, in downtown Duluth. The Lake Superior Railroad Museum is bringing back the popular Saturday afternoon jazz sessions featuring the Club Saratoga Jazz Combo; Paul Ierino, John Thorene, Jerry Siptroth and Randy Lee. Each Saturday in February, there will be live music, cocktails and a short selection of hot menu options downstairs in the Train Museum at the Depot. Enter through the North Shore Scenic Railroad lobby in back. A $5.00 cover is good for one free drink. There’s plenty of level, well lit parking under the 5th Avenue Ramp within an easy, short walking distance from the NSSR lobby. Located at 506 West Michigan Street in Duluth.

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Sweetheart Dinner Specials

Dates: February 14 - February 16
Time: 5:00 pm
(218) 727-4880 • Visit Website

Enjoy dinner specials as well as the regular menu at The Boat Club Restaurant. Overlooking Lake Superior inside the historic Fitger's Building. 600 East Superior Street in Duluth.