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Playwrights’ Center announces 2017-18 season of free readings

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Damian Baldet and Maulik Pancholy in The Remains by Ken Urban, part of PlayLabs 2016. Pancholy will appear in the world premiere production of The Remains at Studio Theatre in Washington, D.C. in the spring of 2018. Photo by Paula Keller.

The public season at the Playwrights’ Center— the PlayLabs festival and the Ruth Easton New Play Series—features top local and national actors and incorporates design elements, giving audience members a unique way to experience new work and a chance to be part of the creative process. These readings are free to attend and take place at the Playwrights’ Center, located at 2301 E Franklin Avenue in Seward.

The 2017-18 season:

PLAYLABS (October 23-29):

Reservations for PlayLabs will open approximately a month before the festival.

RUTH EASTON NEW PLAY SERIES:

Kira, John, and Harrison are all Twin Cities-based playwrights.

Find play descriptions and other details at pwcenter.org/season.

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Coming Soon at King’s Fair 9/16

The Baron of Bubble will be there to entertain from 2:00 – 4:00.

Every other September, the Seward neighborhood celebrates a much anticipated festival at Matthews Park known as King’s Fair. This eclectic family-friendly event features costume parade, artwork by our creative community, interesting history about our neighborhood, and plenty of fun activities organized by our local businesses and neighbors.

This year’s King’s Fair will be on  September 16 in Matthews Park from Noon- 5pm.

 

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Call for Art Show Entry

“Anguish and Hope”

During the month of November, the Vine Arts Center Gallery in Minneapolis is hosting a juried art show entitled “Anguish and Hope”.

Vine Arts is looking for a diverse group of visual, literary and performance artists to enter work that comments on the realities, hopes, fears and take-aways related to the current political, social and economic environment.

Submission details and application form are available here.

Inquiries are welcome at: anguishandhope@vineartscenter.org.  Deadline for entry is September 30, 2017.