Tad Simons

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Arts Picks: Anna Bolena

Arts Picks: Anna Bolena

Minnesota Opera has already staged two of the Donizetti “Tudor Trilogy”: Roberto Devereux and Maria Stuarda. But Anna Bolena, about the second wife of Henry VIII, beats them all.
Japanese Lantern Lighting Festival

Japanese Lantern Lighting Festival

Every year, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory hosts a celebration of Japanese culture reminiscent of that country’s obon holiday. Focused around the Ordway Memorial Japanese Garden, the festival begins with music,