Francis Ford Coppola created an American epic with this adaptation (in a sense) of Joseph Conrad’s novel, Heart of Darkness. A film wrought with myriad production issues from Martin Sheen’s heart attack to budget issues to Brando being Brando (or is it Dennis Hopper being Dennis Hopper?), it inspired a

Saint Paul Parks and Recreation, Frogtown Radio, and Twin Cities Mobile Jazz Project present the Saint Paul Getdown, to showcase some of the best young hip-hop artists in town. The event in Mears Park will see performances from GoldiLock, KashTripleSix, Skippy Stone, HtheDreamer, and Enzy Rose. WED 7/26, 5 PM,

A little terrier named Max (voiced by Patton Oswalt) gets a little neurotic and protective when a new human child enters the picture. After a trip to the doggie shrink, Max and his family visit a farm where he encounters an intimidating sheepdog named Rooster (voiced by Harrison Ford in

Led by Principal Conductor of Live at Orchestra Hall, Sarah Hicks, the Music & Healing event will showcase the world premiere of Serenity by Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute alumnus Molly Joyce. The piece was inspired by audience responses to their experience managing anxiety and striving for inner peace. Singer-songwriter Chastity

The Trylon is paying tribute to an iconic actor this month with the wonderfully titled Peter O’Toole Is In Full Control–And Totally Off The Rails. O’Toole was a young stage actor doing Shakespeare when the 1962 title role shot him into stardom among a timeless cast, including Alec Guinness, Omar

Enjoy free admission for the Super Mario Brothers Movie at the Plymouth Emagine Theater as they raise funds and food for Union Gospel Mission. Heart for Hunger night includes complimentary popcorn and soda are also offered with a donation. Suggested food items to bring include rice, cake mix, oatmeal, granola

Des Rocs brings his bombastic, vintage rock n’ roll stage show to town on the “Never Ending Moment” Tour. With King Falcon. TUES 7/25, 8 PM, $16-$20, 21+

Making art in Minneapolis-St. Paul happens in the shadow of Prince. DISPATCH encourages everyone to grapple with the Purple One’s output, especially his later work. WORDS BY KATIE DOHMAN + TAYLOR CARIK Many discussions rage through the offices of DISPATCH: What is Minneapolis-St.Paul as an arts outpost? What’s important to

They represent no coast, but they do represent the 651. Heiruspecs has been Minnesota’s live band hip-hop stalwarts for over 25 years strong. Their newest album, the meme-mined Pretty Random But What Happened to the Heiruspecs, shows the group still in positions of strength, delivering beats and rhymes that have