Friday, September 28, 2012
The money will help fund the art park's 2013 Summer Performance Series.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us Eagan's Caponi Art Park is one of 56 organizations chosen by the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council to receive an arts funding grant, according to a news release issued by the council. The art park received a $10,000 grant to help fund the park's 2013 Summer Performance Series, which includes performances from the Minnesota Sinfonia, the Dakota Valley Summer Pops Orchestra and Chorale and other groups. The free performance series will be held at Caponi Art Park from June through August 2013. Caponi Art Park wasn't the only local organization to get a grant from the arts council. Art and All That Jazz, Inc. in Burnsville and Black Dirt …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Japanese Taiko drumming group "Mu Daiko" performed on Tuesday morning at the Caponi Art Park in Eagan.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter Taiko drumming group "Mu Daiko" drew plenty of wide-eyed stares from its young audience on Tuesday afternoon during an hour-long performance Tuesday morning at Caponi Art Park in Eagan. The musical group performed in the park's Sculpture Garden as part of Caponi Art Park's Summer Performance Series. Taiko drumming—an ancient Japanese art form—is derived from traditional drumming and martial arts-inspired movement. The word 'taiko' is Japanese for 'big drum.'
Friday, June 22, 2012
The performance is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 24.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter A story of love, trickery and greed is coming to the Caponi Art Park next week. As part of the park's Summer Performance Series, the Cromulent Shakespeare Company will present "The Merry Wives of Windsor" at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 24 at the Theater in the Woods on park grounds. Attendance is free, with a $5 suggested donation to support the program. Falstaff, a poor knight and a character in the play, looks to seduce two wives of wealthy men in England. Unfortunately for Falstaff, the two wives discover his plan and with their adoring husbands devise a plan to embarrass Falstaff. As this is going on, one of the mistresses daughters, Anne, is courted …