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Events Happening Today (April 26)

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The Duluth Playhouse presents: La Cage Aux Folles

Dates: April 26 - April 30
Time: Wednesday-Saturday at 7:30pm/Sunday at 2:00pm
(218) 733-7555 • Visit Website

A hilarious and raucous musical that was also made into a movie called The Birdcage, starring Nathan Lane and Robin Williams. This high spirited and high strutting musical comedy will tickle audiences as partners-for-life, Albin and Georges, try desperately to fit in for the sake of their son's impending marriage. The winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical (1984) and Best Revival of a Musical (2005 & 2010), this musical remains one of Broadway's all-time biggest hits! *Please note Saturday Matinees at 2:00pm on April 29 & May 6. Held at 506 West Michigan Street.

April

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Duluth Experience Tours - Something fun for everyone

Dates: April 1 - April 30
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!

April

26

The Duluth Art Institute classes - Fun for All

Dates: April 1 - April 30
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.

April

26

Create! Paint with On the Rocks Art Studio Today

Dates: April 1 - April 30
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.

April

26

Blue Heron Spring Cooking Class - Oh Cupcake!

Date: April 26
Time: 6:00 pm
(218) 722-8799 • Visit Website

Featuring Ilone Hamilton. What a lineup! For everyday treats or special occasions, new recipes and flavors for you and your mixer to explore: Fudgy Merlot Cupcakes; Blueberry Blue Cheese Stuffed Cupcakes; Creamsicle Cupcakes; Dark Chocolate Gluten Free Cupcakes; and Gluten Free Cupcakes with Chocolate Avocado Frosting. Class is $30.00 per person.

April

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Karpeles Museum current exhibition: The History of Medicine

Dates: April 1 - April 30
Time: Tuesday - Friday 10am - 4pm/Saturday & Sunday 11am - 4pm
(218) 728-0630 • Visit Website

The History of Medicine Exhibition will help visitors discover how human understanding of their own bodies and public health evolved over the last four hundred years. Open for all ages and no admission fee. Held at Karpeles Manuscript Museum 902 E. 1st Street in Duluth.

April

26

Lake Superior Art Glass Classes

Date: April 26
Time: 3:00 pm Marble Making/5:00 pm Wine Goblet class
(218) 464-1799 • Visit Website

In this introduction class, you will learn to blend colors and use clear glass to magnify your design while creating a variety of marbles. Glass cools slowly in a kiln overnight and is available for pick up the next morning or can be shipped right to your door! Inquire for details. $59.00 per person. In this class, you will create a unique, custom wine goblet stem as you learn to manipulate hot glass. Then, enjoy a glass of complimentary wine while Lake Superior Art Glass’ staff assembles your goblet! Goblets cool slowly in a kiln overnight and are available for pick up the next morning or can be shipped right to your door! Inquire for details. Held at 202 East Superior Street.

April

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Lest We Forget: Sandra Brick & Fred Amram

Dates: April 20 - April 30
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.

April

26

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

Dates: April 21 - April 30
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.

April

26

MN Sea Grant & UMD Surrender - PAWS

Date: April 26
Time: 11am to 1pm
218-726-8106 • Visit Website

Surrender unwanted fish, aquatic plants, and reptiles instead of releasing them at the Minnesota Sea Grant and HabitattitudeTM booth at UMD's PAWS (Pet Away Worry and Stress) event. Habitattitude Surrender events give students, faculty and other pet owners an opportunity to give unwanted fish, aquatic plants and reptiles a healthy home. Held at UMD Kirby Student Lounge, 1120 Kirby Dr, Duluth, MN