Performing Arts

Widespread Panic's Sunday performance was a crows favorite, according to a Lockn' spokesperson.

The show goes on at Lockn

Organizers of the Lockn’ Music Festival, which traditionally runs through a long weekend of Thursday to Sunday, canceled this year’s Thursday performances due to a severe thunderstorm that caused damage to the festival’s parking and campground area on September 9. The festival began Friday morning and still drew its usual 25,000 guests, according to Lockn’ […]

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 […]