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  • Perpich Musical Theater Ensemble Presents “Jasper in Deadland”

    March 18, 2022

    Perpich Arts High School Musical Theater opened their spring musical, Jasper in Deadland, on March 16, 2022. This fresh, compelling pop-rock musical, inspired by the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, follows 16-year-old Jasper Jarvis as he travels through the afterlife on a…

  • Perpich Studio Arts Department presents “Capstone 2022 Exhibition”

    March 17, 2022

    Perpich Studio Arts Seniors presented Capstone 2022 Exhibition on Thursday, March 17, 2022. The exhibition is showing in the Upper Gallery, Lower Gallery, and Basta Gallery through April 29, 2022.

    Capstone grants artists of both visual and media arts the opportunity to devote…

  • Music Department Presents Sound Works III Concert

    March 11, 2022

    The Perpich Arts High School Music Department presented their third concert of the school year, Sound Works III, on Thursday, March 10. The concert showcased the work done by student ensembles during the past quarter. The music presented was chosen or created…

  • New Library Materials – Plays – Fall 2021

    Appropriate/An Octoroon: Plays – Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

    Blood at the Root – Dominique Morisseau

    Blues for Mister Charlie: A Play – James Baldwin

    By the Way, Meet Vera Stark – Lynn Nottage

    Choir Boy – Tarell Alvin McCraney

    Contemporary Plays by Women of Color: An Anthology, 2nd edition – edited…

  • New Library Materials – Nonfiction Social Studies Books – Fall 2021

    An African American and Latinx History of the United States – Paul Ortiz

    All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life – Winona LaDuke

    A Black Women’s History of the United States – Daina Ramey Berry and Kali Nicole Gross

    Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country:…

  • New Library Materials – Poetry – Fall 2021

    African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle & Song – Kevin Young, editor

    American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin – Terrance Hayes

    Catrachos: Poems – Roy G. Guzmán

    Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver – Mary Oliver

    Finna: Poems – Nate Marshall

    Halal If You Hear…

  • Hennepin Theatre Trust Partners with Perpich for Exposed Brick Theatre Workshop For Educators

    Photo courtesy of Ari Koehnen Sweeney, Hennepin Theatre Trust.

    March 3, 2022

    Along with our partners at Hennepin Theatre Trust, Perpich Center for Arts Education was excited to offer a professional development opportunity for theater educators and directors on Saturday, February 26….

  • Gabrielle Abram (Dance 2015) Speaks to Students During Common Experience

    March 2, 2022

    Gabrielle Abram (Dance 2015) with Mary Harding, Dance Instructor

    On Monday, February 28, Gabrielle Abram (Dance 2015) spoke to students during Common Ex. Common Ex is a series of presentations where students hear about the artistic life from practicing…

  • 2022 Minnesota Dance Summit

    Participants and presenters for the 2022 Minnesota Dance Summit

    February 18, 2022

    The 2022 Minnesota Dance Summit brought dance instructors and dancers together at Perpich Center on February 12, 2022. This event was hosted by Perpich Center for Arts Education in collaboration…