New public art showcases people of Hennepin Ave

Inspired by the people whose experiences and stories create the unique vibrancy of Hennepin Avenue, this major public art project captures the heart and soul of Minneapolis’ most famous street. It features nine large-scale portraits displayed on five buildings between 5th and 10th Streets in downtown Minneapolis. The portraits are created by renowned Minnesota artists and feature the avenue’s regulars, from business owners to transit workers to theatregoers.

Hennepin Avenue construction

Hennepin Avenue is undergoing a major improvement project that will impact traffic. Please plan to leave home early and expect delays due to change in traffic flows. Check HennepinDowntown.com for details and latest information about the reconstruction project and visit Minneapolis Traffic Services for information on major street closures in the Twin Cities metro area.

John Leguizamo brings Latin History for Morons to the State Theatre

LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS is inspired by the near total absence of Latinos from his son’s American History books. John Leguizamo embarks on an outrageously funny, frenzied search to find a Latin hero for his son’s school history project. From a mad recap of the Aztec empire to stories of unknown Latin patriots of the Revolutionary War and beyond, Leguizamo breaks down the 3,000 years between the Mayans and Pitbull into 110 irreverent and uncensored minutes above and beyond his unique style.

Lyle Lovett and his Large Band returns to the State Theatre on July 21

A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums over three decades. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of Americana, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers. Since his self-titled debut in 1986, Lyle Lovett has evolved into one of music’s most vibrant and iconic performers.

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If you have tickets for an event at one of our theatres and cannot attend, please consider donating your tickets to the Trust’s Access Program. Simply contact the Donor Ticket Line at 612.455.9536 or email Donors@HennepinTheatreTrust.org.