Arthounds: Norwegians, poems, and early women plays

So what are the Art Hounds recommending this week?

Veteran Twin Cities actor Joey Metzger gives the thumbs up to Theater Unbound’s “Aphra’s Attic: Plays by Early Women Playwrights.”

Poet Juliet Peterson is recommending the upcoming reading by Kate Greenstreet and Norma Cole who bring their cutting edge poetry to Micawbers Books in Minneapolis on Tuesday evening. It’s part of the Rain Taxi Reading series.

Composer and educator Randall Davidson says we should take to opportunity to check out the Oslo Chamber Choir, a world-renowned Norwegian vocal ensemble touring Minnesota this week..

Also worth checking out: The Pearl Fishers at the Minnesota Opera, and the special events with designer Zandra Rhodes tonight, and tomorrow.

The 1968 Project: The Minnesota Historical Society presents all 24 films made for its national competition to capture the spirit of 1968. There is a free screening from 1 to 4pm at the History Center in St Paul. Then at 5 pm the final awards ceremony will present the winners who will share $10,000 in prize money. Both events are free.

And check out The Global Roots Festival at the Cedar Cultural Center, starting tonight and running all weekend. The Cedar is bringing in world-class bands from all over the globe, as well as some local stars, for a weekend of incredible music.

Don’t forget the 2009 Sound Unseen music film festival gets rolling on Tuesday with the world premiere of the new REM film “R.E.M.: This is not a show”

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  • Randall Davidson

    You need more art hound time slots — there’s too much happening. I see that the MN Opera and the Sound Unseen festival both got to you…

    And what about those groups that are always performing: MN Orchestra, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra…there’s just too much to talk about in 75 seconds!