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Key Questions Guide Venue Choices

July 13, 2017

Snappening’s CEO and expert planner, Crystal Grave, asks three key questions of individuals looking for the perfect venue: How should your guests feel? What do you want them to remember? What should they do during and after the event? Venues

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2017 Charities Scholars

Masonic Scholars Honored

June 26, 2017

At Minnesota Masonic Charities, few events are as highly anticipated as the Scholarships Reception. Every year, Minnesota Masonic Charities scholarship awardees gather with the program’s selection committee, MMC board members and family and friends to celebrate their achievement. In essence, it is

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Getting to Know Sinatra & Company

May 25, 2017

On June 10 at 7:00 p.m., Sinatra & Company will take over the Ives Auditorium. Recently we had a chance to interview the three singing members of Sinatra & Company: Colleen Raye, Debbie O’Keefe and Tim Patrick. As often happens

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Behind the Scenes

May 5, 2017

With its ornate proscenium and plush seating, the Ives Auditorium’s jewel box décor and elegance harkens back to the golden age of theater. As plans shaped for the Auditorium’s design, the Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center acquired a large collection of

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Keep a Lid on Wedding Costs

May 3, 2017

He/she popped the question, presented the ring and the engagement is on! In the excitement of planning for the wedding, it’s easy to be caught off guard by the accumulating costs of getting married. The average cost of a U.S. wedding

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Tune in to Tonic Sol-fa!

April 27, 2017

The wildly popular a cappella group, Tonic Sol-fa, performs at the Ives Auditorium on Saturday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. Here are some things you should know about this talented group: The Group Name Anyone who knows a little bit

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Minnesota Orchestra Cellist Anthony Ross Plays Dvořák Concerto

April 19, 2017

On May 21, 2017, Minnesota Orchestra principal cellist Anthony Ross is joining the Kenwood Symphony Orchestra at the Ives Auditorium. Ross and the orchestra are performing Antonín Dvořák’s Cello Concerto in B minor. As a composer, Dvořák (1841–1904) refused to write for the cello.

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Preserving the Past

March 29, 2017

In addition to showcasing Masonic history, the Col. James B. Ladd Museum and Charles W. Nelson Library is a place where staff work to preserve important relics from the past. As our curator, Theresa Norman, phrases it, “Museums and historical

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