Brainerd Public Library
Was wracked with pains,
When people addressed him,
As Saint Sanes.
He held the human race to blame,
Because it could not pronounce his name,
So, he turned with metronome and fife,
To glorify other kinds of life,
Be quiet please – for here begins
His salute to feathers, fur and fins.”
Go on an whimsical adventure through land and air as members of the Minnesota Orchestra lead a musical safari through Camille Saint-Saëns’ The Carnival of the Animals. Listen closely as each instrument brings animals to life, and discover a whole new way to explore both the musical and animal kingdoms!
The xylophone goes PLING!
The flute goes TWEET!
The drum goes BOOM!
Join the 2016 graduating class of Explore Music! and pluck, strum, and glide your way to a greater musical understanding at the Instrument Petting Zoo, in partnership with Kinship Partners. Music lovers of all ages and experience will get up close and personal with all the colors of the orchestral rainbow on the front lawn of the Washington Educational Services Building, immediately following the performance of Bedtime Stories on Sunday, August 7.
Get hands-on fun, no fur required.
Classical music, meditation, and fitness come together in an hour long, outdoor yoga class at Don Adamson Field on the Brainerd High School campus. Live music will be performed by Kathryn Bennett, violin, and David Auerbach, viola, of the Minnesota Orchestra; Kayla Moffett, violin, of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra; and cellist Michael Kaufman from Los Angeles.
Open to all members of the community without charge or previous yoga experience; donations to support the outreach programs of the LAMF will be accepted. Mats will be available to borrow.
The class will be led by Jennifer Smith of Nisswa Yoga, with demonstrations and adjustments by teachers from Nisswa Yoga, Karmady Yoga Fitness, YMCA, Lakes Area Yoga Association, Park City Yoga Adventures, Brainerd High School, and more.