Westbound motorists on Interstate 90 and northbound Highway 61 will encounter periodic traffic slowdowns near the Dresbach Bridge February 3rd through the 6th as trucks deliver steel girders to the Mississippi River bridge construction site, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
The Saint Mary’s University Page Series will present the world’s only puppet, rock, yoga opera for families in search of calm during the Z Puppets Rosenschnoz production of “Monkey Mind Pirates” Thursday, Feb. 5. The epic tale, which begins at 6:30 p.m. in Page Theatre, details how a sea captain discovers the secrets to navigating the stormy seas of stress. When Captain Fitz sets out for the Legendary Waters of Calm, the unruly Monkey Mind Pirates hijack his ship with anxiety, depression and distraction. The chaos turns his ship upside down and drives the captain overboard where he meets the Wise Sea Monkey. Find out how the captain learns to turn his “Arrghs” into ‘Oms,” regain peace, and tame the Monkey Mind Pirates. Based in Minneapolis, Z Puppets Rosenschnoz tours their family-friendly comedies across the country. Z Puppets artists Shari Aronson and Chris Griffith have earned many awards, including support from the Jim Henson Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Puppeteers of America and the Minnesota State Arts Board. The Monkey Mind Pirates CD is winner of an award of excellence from Creative Child magazine and featured as a top pick by Creative Play Retailer.
Tickets are $14 for adults, $6 for seniors and students and are available online at www.pagetheatre.org or at the box office, 507-457-1715, Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.