Performing Arts

The Met Opera offers a summer encore of Aida in HD at the Paramount on Thursday. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Aida

The Metropolitan Opera’s Egyptian love story Aida is elevated with chorale support, ballet numbers and complex ensembles in a tale centered around three characters with difficult decisions to make. The daughter of the pharaoh and her slave Aida, in her own right a princess but of an enemy kingdom, both love Radamés, an Egyptian warrior. […]

Garrison Keillor winds down his career as the host of A Prairie Home Companion with the America the Beautiful tour at the pavilion on Saturday. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: A Prairie Home Companion

For 41 years A Prairie Home Companion has delivered folksy humor, top musical talent and irreverent commentary led by Garrison Keillor. The radio show comes to life on stage with the America the Beautiful tour, and while Keillor has announced he will retire by 2017 you can still see him, along with Fred Newman, Sue […]

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ARTS Pick: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of Shakespeare’s most famous comedies with its memorable tale of befuddled romance, thrilling adventure and mischievous magic. The playful tribute to the imagination holds the audience spellbound with a powerful story that proves true love is not as simple as a fairy tale for children. Through 11/29. $18-46, times […]