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RACHEL NELSON PERFORMANCE/Workshop CALENDAR - 2012-13

 

Jan-March -     'Story Literacy' Storytelling School Residency, Minnehaha Elementary School, Two Harbors, MN

                            Mon-Wed each week for 12 weeks, working with 3rd Grade classes.

 

1.7.12      Beaners Central Concert Coffeehouse, 8-9:15pm  Solo Set,

                opening for The Murder of Crows (Al Sparhawk & Gaelynn Lea)

                $5 cover, 218-624-5957     324 N. Central Av, Duluth, MN 55807

 

1.21.12    Crossings at Carnegie, Zumbrota, MN - Arts Tour Concert with Karen Mueller and Stix Kiley

                concert 7:30pm; Workshops, 2-4pm  (Rachel doing Cross-Tuned Fiddle workshop)

                Contact Crossings at Carnegie   507.732.7616  www.crossingsatcarnegie.com
 

1.26.12   Storytelling concert - Community Acts at the Science Museum of Minnesota, 7:30 pm

                with  Tom Christ, Paula Reed Nancarrow, and Josh Reddig.

                120 Kellogg Boulevard West  Saint Paul, MN 55102-1202;   (651) 221-9444

 

2.6.12     Story-based songs - Boy's and Girl's Club, West Duluth, MN

                Interactive performance for Gaelynn Lea's music class.    

 

2.18.12    New York Mills Arts Tour Concert and Workshops, with Karen Mueller and Stix Kiley

                concert 7:30pm; Workshops, 2-4pm  (Rachel doing Cross-Tuned Fiddle workshop)

                Contact  New York Mills Regional Cultural Center   218.385.3339  www.kulcher.org

 

3.4.12    Beginning Riq-Style Tambourine Class, Women's Drum Center, St. Paul, MN  1-3pm

                3-part class, $25 each session.  Enroll at www.womensdrumcenter.org

 

3.9.12    Beaner's Central - solo set of original songs & poems with guitar/fiddle/banjo.  Music starts at 8pm.

              $5 cover, 218-624-5957     324 N. Central Av, Duluth, MN 55807    www.beanerscentral.com

 

3.11.12    Beginning Riq-Style Tambourine Class, Women's Drum Center, St. Paul, MN  1-3pm

                2nd of a 3-part class, $25 each session.  Enroll at www.womensdrumcenter.org

 

3.18.12    Beginning Riq-Style Tambourine Class, Women's Drum Center, St. Paul, MN  1-3pm

                3rd of a 3-part class, $25 each session.  Enroll at www.womensdrumcenter.org

 

3.25.12    Beginning Tar Frame Drum Class, Women's Drum Center, St. Paul, MN  11am-12:30pm

                3-part class, $20 each session.  Enroll at www.womensdrumcenter.org

 

3.25.12    Intermediate Tar Frame Drum Class, Women's Drum Center, St. Paul, MN  1-3pm

                3-part class, $25 each session.  Enroll at www.womensdrumcenter.org

 

4.1.12    Beginning Tar Frame Drum Class, Women's Drum Center, St. Paul, MN  11am-12:30pm

                2nd of 3-part class, $20 each session.  Enroll at www.womensdrumcenter.org

 

4.1.12    Intermediate Tar Frame Drum Class, Women's Drum Center, St. Paul, MN  1-3pm

                2nd of 3-part class, $25 each session.  Enroll at www.womensdrumcenter.org

                

4.8.12    Beginning Tar Frame Drum Class, Women's Drum Center, St. Paul, MN  11am-12:30pm

                3rd of 3-part class, $20 each session.  Enroll at www.womensdrumcenter.org

 

4.8.12    Intermediate Tar Frame Drum Class, Women's Drum Center, St. Paul, MN  1-3pm

                3rd of 3-part class, $25 each session.  Enroll at www.womensdrumcenter.org

 

4.8.12     Spring Concert Frame Drum Rehearsal, Women's Drum Center, St. Paul, MN  3:30-4:30pm

 

4.15.12    Spring Concert Frame Drum Final Rehearsal, Women's Drum Center, St. Paul, MN  1-3pm

 

4.19.12   HealthRHYTHMS Drum Circle, Peg Zahorik's young adult special ed. class, Duluth Pub. Schools  11am-noon

 

4.21.12     Women's Drum Center Spring Concert, with Frame Drum Ensemble,  7-9:30pm

                Jeanne D'Arc Auditorium, College of St. Catherine,  St. Paul, MN

                Ticket information at www.womensdrumcenter.org

                

5.5.12      Homegrown Duluth - sitting in on 5-string fiddle with Murder of Crows (Al Sparhawk and Gaelynn Lea)

                Sacred Heart Music 5:30 pm   Homegrown wrist band avail. at door

 

5.3.2012-   Aftenro HealthRHYTHMS Drum Circle residency, Aftenro Home, Duluth, MN

6.28.112       Drum circles every Thursday, 10-11am

 

6.5.12        MN FRINGE showcase preview night, Kieran's Irish Pub, Minneapolis - The Urban Hermit

 

6.21-23.12    THE URBAN HERMIT  solo theater show PREMIERE, The Play Ground, Duluth, MN - 7pm  $15

                An urban misanthrope finds connection through street busking.  Original musical story theater by Rachel Nelson.

                tickets -  http://duluthplayhouse.org

 

7.5-31.12    Aftenro HealthRHYTHMS Drum Circle residency, Aftenro Home, Duluth, MN

                    Drum circles every Thursday plus Tues 7.31, 10-11am

 

7.17.12       HealthRHYTHMS Drum circle, Edgewood Vista of Hermantown, MN:  10-11 am

 

8.1.12        MN Fringe OUT OF TOWNERS SHOWCASE previewing The Urban Hermit - $5,

                        Brave New Workshop Student Union, 2605 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.

 

8.2-12.12     THE URBAN HERMIT  storytelling musical  - Twin Cities PREMIERE at the  MN Fringe -  

                $12 plus a fringe button ($4)   TIX at http://www.fringefestival.org/2012/show/?id=2256

                 Friday, 8/3    8:30 pm

                Sunday, 8/5    2:30 pm

                Tuesday, 8/7    10:00 pm

                Wednesday, 8/8    10:00 pm

                Saturday, 8/11    8:30 pm                All shows at Theatre in the Round, 245 Cedar Av, Minneapolis

 

8.16-2012 -    Aftenro HealthRHYTHMS Drum Circle residency, Aftenro Home, Duluth, MN

 9.27.2012          Drum circles every Thursday, 10-11am

 

8.20.2012    HealthRHYTHMS Drum circles, Edgewood Vista of Hermantown, MN:  10-11 am and 2:30-3:30 pm

 

8.23.2012    HealthRHYTHMS Drum circle, Edgewood Vista of Hermantown, MN:  2-3 pm

 

9.14.2012    Playful stories for the opening of Prove Gallery's "Playground" exhibit. 

                        Stories between 7:30pm-8:30pm; opening party lasts from 7-11pm.

                        Prove Gallery, 21 N Lake Av, Duluth MN 55802   (401) 474-8627

 

9.18.12    HealthRHYTHMS Drum circle, Edgewood Vista of Hermantown, MN:  10-11 am

 

9.29.12     Concert for Peace and Unity with songwriters Patty Kakac and Rachel Nelson, 7:00 pm

                    United Church of Two Harbors, 531 3rd Avenue, Two Harbors, MN  55616

                    Advance tix at brownpapertickets.com

                    Sponsored by Arts on Superior -  part of their fall/winter concert series.   artsonsuperior.org

 

10.28.12    "Using Music in Oral Performance" workshop, featuring THE URBAN HERMIT and other stories

                    3:15 - 4:45 pm, Power of Words 2012 Conference,  Transformative Language Arts Network

                    Pendle Hill Retreat Center, 338 Plush Mill Road, Wallingford, Pennsylvania 19086-6023

                    Conference Info, registration at http://www.tlanetwork.org/conference/power-of-words-2012/

 

1.19.2013    Introduction to Tar and Riq Frame Drums - Women's Drum Center, St. Paul, MN  1-3 pm 

                    A lecture/demo highlighting the history of these drums and demonstrating how they are played. 

                    I will show you traditional rhythms, methods of teaching, and ways I use these drums in stories & music.

                    A short drum circle follows, inviting you to try one or both of these drums!  www.womensdrumcenter.org

 

               

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