Event Archive

Repeats every day until Sat Nov 05 2016.
Nov 4, Nov 5

Following two years of successful events thanks to a partnership with VSA Minnesota, the state organization for arts and disability, the third iteration of this annual cabaret for performance artists with disabilities will be guest curated by storyteller Alison Bergblom Johnson. People with disabilities have rights laid out in such legislation as the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. These phrases may, as unlikely as it may seem, come tripping off our tongues as people with disabilities.

Nov 17

 

Inspired by Joan Calof, a beloved artist and tireless supporter of the Cabaret, the Calof Series shifts just slightly for a new era by adopting a new moniker. Raw Material: the Calof Development Series invites three performance artists of any genre to share work in progress and get feedback from the audience.

Oct 20

Inspired by Joan Calof, a beloved artist and tireless supporter of the Cabaret, "Raw Material: the Calof Development Series" brings together 3 artists of any genre to share brief works-in-progress and get feedback from the audience.

Raw Material a relaxed and intimate environment that blurs the line between artist creation and audience reception. Be the first to get an intimate showing of new work from some of the most exciting artists in the Twin Cities, learn about their creative processes, and maybe even influence their work.

Oct 26

 

As a part of a new series of artist education workshops taught by peers,

Repeats every 2 weeks every Tuesday until Tue Oct 25 2016.
Oct 11, Oct 25

As an artist, you are a political being. Your audience is a political body. Your work is political work. Patrick’s Cabaret invites artists to step up to the SOAPBOX Open Mic and claim space for art as a site of political power. Each open mic will include two featured artists presenting politically-oriented work, plus opportunities for 7 people to spend up to 7 minutes each onstage expressing hopes, dreams, fears, and calls to action in this tumultuous political season.

Oct 11, Oct 25

As an artist, you are a political being. Your audience is a political body. Your work is political work. Patrick’s Cabaret invites artists to step up to the SOAPBOX Open Mic and claim space for art as a site of political power. Each open mic will include two featured artists presenting politically-oriented work, plus opportunities for 7 people to spend up to 7 minutes each onstage expressing hopes, dreams, fears, and calls to action in this tumultuous political season.

Sep 28

Learn how to fight the system--by doing your taxes!

Let's be real: Tax law is written, on the whole, to uphold the white patriarchy, and its benefits are overwhelmingly concentrated away from marginalized communities. Artists and other creative professionals, in particular, are underserved by this system. Until we can radically remake our economy, we've got to help each other navigate it.

Sep 13

After a dry summer we’re preparing to set the fall season ablaze, starting with a “Becoming-Out Party” to spark a new era for Patrick’s Cabaret!

Come eat with us, drink with us, and think with us as we introduce upcoming Cabaret events and invite you to help us shape what we are Becoming. Featuring:

  • Special performances by Patrick’s Cabaret artists to set the mood

May 12

Free to the public! Our monthly series pairs two storytelling/spoken word artists and a singer/songwriter to present works-in-progress. Audiences enjoy free admission, Peace Coffee, baked goods, and the chance to discuss and shape new work with local artists.

Spoken Word/Storytelling Artists:

Brittany "Miss Britt" Lynch & Vickijoan Keck

Singer/Songwriter:
Ollie Schminkey

Repeats every day 2 times.
May 13, May 14

An evening of native humor, music, poetry spoken word, and dance.

A performing art pow wow with a full range of native artists, young and old. Host Tom LaBlanc ‘Old Dakota’ performing poetry. Isabella LaBLanc will join her father with a fancy shawl dance. If you are a native come enjoy laughing and hear about yourself. If you are a non-native come and share, become a friend. Become a blood relation without shedding any blood.

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