Snow Melts, Weekend Begins

PortraitOfWhistler.jpgI’m certain of the latter; I’m hopeful of the former.

At 4:30 pm today (Thursday, April 3rd), there is an Art Preview and ChARTdonnay Thursday at ArtOnWater Gallery (217 South Water Street) featuring sneak preview of new works of former NDDC Board Member Jill Enestvedt. Jill’s work is mixed media including acrylic paint and collage work inspired by quilts.

For those who prefer policy discussions to art viewing, there is an HRA Community Input Meeting on the proposed Southbridge Development, 6 pm, Council Chambers at City Hall, the Arts and Culture Collaborative, 7 pm at ARTech (1719 Cannon Road), and “Global Warming – Lost in a Fog of Skepticism“, 7:30 pm in Boliou 104 on the Carleton Campus.

Finally, there’s a Bluegrass and Old-Time Jam Session at the Contented Cow (302B Division Street) at 7:30 pm, a Deanne Mohr and Eric Brisson Recital at Urness Hall on the St. Olaf campus, and Todd Thompson at the Tavern Lounge (backside of the Archer House, 212 Division Street).

Friday night (April 4th) there’s Joseph Hines, 6 pm at Hogan Brothers Acoustic Cafe (415 Division Street), Kim Bloom, 7 pm at The HideAway (421 Division Street), ArtOrg’s ARTProm, 7 pm at the Upstairs Rueb (503 Division Street), the Northfield High School Jazz Band’s Concert, 7:30 pm at the Northfield Ballroom (1055 Highway 3 North), the Northfield Arts Guild’s Pajama Game, 7:30 pm at the Northfield Arts Guild Theater (411 West Third Street), an Art Opening and Reception for “Whistler Circles”, 8 pm at the Carleton Art Gallery on the Carleton Campus, The Renegade Ensemble, 8 pm at the Carleton Concert Hall, Toby Koenigsberg, 8:15 pm at St. Olaf’s Urness Hall, Mark Mraz, 8:30 pm at Froggy Bottoms (305 South Water Street), Last Known Whereabouts, at the Contented Cow, and Harmonic Voodoo at the Tavern Lounge.

Saturday (April 5th), local author Tom Swift will read from and sign copies of his book, “Chief Bender’s Burden: The Silent Struggle of a Baseball Star”, 3 pm at River City Books (306 Division Street), Jill Enestvedt has her Opening Reception, 3 pm at ArtOnWater Gallery, the Friends of Way Park are hosting a Fundraising Dinner, 5 pm at the Eagles Club (304 South Water Street), Trace Remington is at the Contented Cow and Matt Arthur and the Bratlanders are at the Tavern Lounge.