BLM will be performing in the Mitchell Auditorium at The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN. The show will include Carl's 2009 hit "Field Songs" with live music by The Jinnies as well as "Canary" with original soundscape by Greg Brosofske. Show times are: Saturday June 1 at 8pm and Sunday June 2 at 3pm. For more information, click here . For details on tickets click here or call the Box Office at (218) 723-7000 or (877) 263-9596.
BLM's Sixth Minnesota Season and second at the new Cowles Center for Dance & The Performing Arts. Featuring a world premiere of Carl Flink's new work Whack-a-Mole and a revival of the 2009 hit Field Songs with live music by The Jinnies. Performances are June 28 & 29 at 8pm, June 30 at 7pm For more information and tickets, click here.
BLM receives support from many different sources: audience members, artistic collaborators and individual donors. We are deeply grateful to them all. We want to acknowledge the organizations that also provide critical funding to make our artmaking and educational activities possible:
Grant funds provided by the Minnesota State Arts Board through an appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature from the State’s arts and cultural with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.
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Posted: 04/11/2013 12:01:00 AM CDT
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