Longtime arts administrator Dixon Bond, who three decades ago helped turn around the Ordway in St. Paul, died at his home in Northfield on June 30. He was 77. A native of South Minneapolis, Bond studied at Carleton College, where he founded the all-men singing group the Knights. A career in marketing and fundraising led Read more →
The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts has announced the 2013 Sally Ordway Irvine Awards.
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The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra has announced its 2014-2015 season, and one of the highlights is not a performance but a move.
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When Mu Performing Arts convenes a discussion tonight about Ordway’s production of Miss Saigon, the focus will undoubtedly be on how Asian women continue to be portrayed in American and European musical theater as deferential objects of desire. That narrative of an “exotic” Asian woman who is beautiful, submissive, and conveniently self-sacrificing is a repeated Read more →
For people like Juliana Hu Pegues, a post doctorate fellow at Macalester College, the return of Miss Saigon to the Ordway this fall is both frustrating and exhausting. Read more →
The sun shone down on St Paul this morning as members of the arts community gathered for a groundbreaking celebration outside the Ordway. A few months back when the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra musicians lockout entered some of its darkest days many people, Mayor Chris Coleman included wondered if this might even happen. “I was Read more →
Supporters of the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts gathered in St. Paul Wednesday to break ground on a new 1,100 seat concert hall. The new hall will be primarily used by the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, which will free up the Ordway’s larger music theater for the center’s other tenants. The new hall will Read more →