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St. Paul, MN 55101 United States

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September 2017

The All Originals Jazz Series: Framework

September 22 @ 8:00 pm
Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10

Chris Olson - Guitar / Jay Epstein - Drums / Chris Bates - Bass

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Musical Ecology Two

September 29 @ 7:30 pm
Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$15 - $25

Composer and improviser Todd Harper welcomes guest artist Jun Miyake for five days of world premieres, new collaborations, and musical improvisations inspired by beauty, community, and natural settings. On 9/29 they'll present Musical Ecology Two: Lyrical free jazz compositions and inventions with bassist Keith Yanes, and drummer Eric Coursen. 9/30 features percussionist Heather Barringer and drummer Eric Coursen with extended works and “jazz lieder” including the premiere of Todd Harper's Urban Sparrow Dreams. The second set welcomes community improvisors to join in…

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Jun Miyake & Todd Harper Musical Ecology

September 30 @ 6:00 pm
Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$15 - $25

6:00 pm artist reception; 7:30 pm concert. Join ACF for an artist reception and composer meet-up, and stay for the concert! Composer and improviser Todd Harper welcomes guest artist Jun Miyake for five days of world premieres, new collaborations, and musical improvisations inspired by beauty, community, and natural settings. On 9/30 they'll present Musical Ecology Three and Four: First set features percussionist Heather Barringer and drummer Eric Coursen with extended works and “jazz lieder” including the premiere of Todd Harper's Urban Sparrow…

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October 2017

Lowertown Listening Session: Zeitgeist & No Exit

October 5 @ 6:00 pm
Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10

Zeitgeist hosts a performance and discussion of the music of recent Cleveland transplant Eric Gonzalez, including Found Again, Secure In Migration, a new work composed for Zeitgeist to premiere in their upcoming production Here and There, Oct. 13-15 at Studio Z. Eric M. C. Gonzalez is a composer of solo works, chamber pieces, electroacoustic, electronic music and works for film and theater. Eric is the director and cellist of the string ensemble Forest City Chambers. Eric studied composition with Andrew Rindfleisch and Greg D’alessio,…

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“trad/mod” Sergio Krakowski

October 8 @ 7:30 pm
Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

“trad/mod” is a new series of occasional concerts at Studio Z that features innovative musicians from around the world who are keeping their traditions alive by transforming them in new and exciting ways. This concert features Brazilian pandeiro virtuoso Sergio Krakowski.

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Here and There: Zeitgeist & No Exit Ensemble

October 13 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 14, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on October 15, 2017 at 2:00pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

Zeitgeist kicks off their 40th season with their third annual collaboration with Cleveland-based new music ensemble No Exit. An exchange of local artistry, the event features Zeitgeist and No Exit performing music by Minnesota and Ohio composers, including works by Eric Gonzalez, Colin Holter and others.

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Here and There: Zeitgeist & No Exit Ensemble

October 14 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 14, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on October 15, 2017 at 2:00pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

Zeitgeist kicks off their 40th season with their third annual collaboration with Cleveland-based new music ensemble No Exit. An exchange of local artistry, the event features Zeitgeist and No Exit performing music by Minnesota and Ohio composers, including works by Eric Gonzalez, Colin Holter and others.

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Here and There: Zeitgeist & No Exit Ensemble

October 15 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on October 14, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on October 15, 2017 at 2:00pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

Zeitgeist kicks off their 40th season with their third annual collaboration with Cleveland-based new music ensemble No Exit. An exchange of local artistry, the event features Zeitgeist and No Exit performing music by Minnesota and Ohio composers, including works by Eric Gonzalez, Colin Holter and others.

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The New Ruckus Composer Night

October 16 @ 7:00 pm
Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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FREE

New Ruckus Composer Nights are an opportunity for composers to present their work, chat with the audience, receive feedback, and connect with others with a passion for musical adventure. These events are friendly, fun, and always surprisingly varied. Come to share, come to ask, come to listen.

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Crocus Hill Ghost Story

October 27 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 28, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on October 29, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on November 2, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on November 3, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on November 4, 2017 at 7:30pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

A collaboration between Zeitgeist, composer/flutist Julie Johnson, writer Cheri Johnson, and filmmaker/actor DJ Mendel, Crocus Hill Ghost Story is a macabre tale of a house possessed, accompanied by a wildly evocative and colorful score performed live by Zeitgeist, Johnson, and Mendel. Studio Z is transformed into a haunted Victorian mansion using real world set pieces, video, and projected images to tell the story of a Summit Avenue mansion with a disreputable past and unwelcome spirits. ​

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Crocus Hill Ghost Story

October 28 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 28, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on October 29, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on November 2, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on November 3, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on November 4, 2017 at 7:30pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

A collaboration between Zeitgeist, composer/flutist Julie Johnson, writer Cheri Johnson, and filmmaker/actor DJ Mendel, Crocus Hill Ghost Story is a macabre tale of a house possessed, accompanied by a wildly evocative and colorful score performed live by Zeitgeist, Johnson, and Mendel. Studio Z is transformed into a haunted Victorian mansion using real world set pieces, video, and projected images to tell the story of a Summit Avenue mansion with a disreputable past and unwelcome spirits. ​

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Crocus Hill Ghost Story

October 29 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on October 28, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on October 29, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on November 2, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on November 3, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on November 4, 2017 at 2:00pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

A collaboration between Zeitgeist, composer/flutist Julie Johnson, writer Cheri Johnson, and filmmaker/actor DJ Mendel, Crocus Hill Ghost Story is a macabre tale of a house possessed, accompanied by a wildly evocative and colorful score performed live by Zeitgeist, Johnson, and Mendel. Studio Z is transformed into a haunted Victorian mansion using real world set pieces, video, and projected images to tell the story of a Summit Avenue mansion with a disreputable past and unwelcome spirits. ​

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November 2017

Crocus Hill Ghost Story

November 2 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 28, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on October 29, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on November 2, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on November 3, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on November 4, 2017 at 7:30pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

A collaboration between Zeitgeist, composer/flutist Julie Johnson, writer Cheri Johnson, and filmmaker/actor DJ Mendel, Crocus Hill Ghost Story is a macabre tale of a house possessed, accompanied by a wildly evocative and colorful score performed live by Zeitgeist, Johnson, and Mendel. Studio Z is transformed into a haunted Victorian mansion using real world set pieces, video, and projected images to tell the story of a Summit Avenue mansion with a disreputable past and unwelcome spirits. ​

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Crocus Hill Ghost Story

November 3 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 28, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on October 29, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on November 2, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on November 3, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on November 4, 2017 at 7:30pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

A collaboration between Zeitgeist, composer/flutist Julie Johnson, writer Cheri Johnson, and filmmaker/actor DJ Mendel, Crocus Hill Ghost Story is a macabre tale of a house possessed, accompanied by a wildly evocative and colorful score performed live by Zeitgeist, Johnson, and Mendel. Studio Z is transformed into a haunted Victorian mansion using real world set pieces, video, and projected images to tell the story of a Summit Avenue mansion with a disreputable past and unwelcome spirits. ​

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Crocus Hill Ghost Story

November 4 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 28, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on October 29, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on November 2, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on November 3, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on November 4, 2017 at 7:30pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

A collaboration between Zeitgeist, composer/flutist Julie Johnson, writer Cheri Johnson, and filmmaker/actor DJ Mendel, Crocus Hill Ghost Story is a macabre tale of a house possessed, accompanied by a wildly evocative and colorful score performed live by Zeitgeist, Johnson, and Mendel. Studio Z is transformed into a haunted Victorian mansion using real world set pieces, video, and projected images to tell the story of a Summit Avenue mansion with a disreputable past and unwelcome spirits. ​

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The New Ruckus Composer Night

November 15 @ 7:00 pm
Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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FREE

New Ruckus Composer Nights are an opportunity for composers to present their work, chat with the audience, receive feedback, and connect with others with a passion for musical adventure. These events are friendly, fun, and always surprisingly varied. Come to share, come to ask, come to listen.

Find out more »
December 2017

The New Ruckus Composer Night

December 5 @ 7:00 pm
Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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FREE

New Ruckus Composer Nights are an opportunity for composers to present their work, chat with the audience, receive feedback, and connect with others with a passion for musical adventure. These events are friendly, fun, and always surprisingly varied. Come to share, come to ask, come to listen.

Find out more »
February 2018

Playing it Close to Home

February 23, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on February 24, 2018 at 7:30pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

With winning songs from the Eric Stokes Song Contest plus music by local composer Davu Seru, Zeitgeist's annual Playing it Close to Home concert celebrates the wealth of musical creativity found right here in our own backyard. The program includes the world premiere of Seru’s new work Dead King Mother, which tells the story of a near-forgotten event in North Minneapolis and United States civil rights history that has been with Seru since early childhood.  ​ Minneapolis native Davu Seru (b. 1978) is known internationally as a…

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Playing it Close to Home

February 24, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on February 24, 2018 at 7:30pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

With winning songs from the Eric Stokes Song Contest plus music by local composer Davu Seru, Zeitgeist's annual Playing it Close to Home concert celebrates the wealth of musical creativity found right here in our own backyard. The program includes the world premiere of Seru’s new work Dead King Mother, which tells the story of a near-forgotten event in North Minneapolis and United States civil rights history that has been with Seru since early childhood.  ​ Minneapolis native Davu Seru (b. 1978) is known internationally as a…

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March 2018

Zeitgeist’s Early Music Festival: Julius Eastman

March 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on March 23, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on March 24, 2018 at 7:30pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $40

Zeitgeist’s 8th Annual Early Music Festival explores the powerful contributions of our musical pioneers with a celebration of African American minimalist composer Julius Eastman. Eastman’s vibrant, virtuosic, and rhythmically aggressive music, and the racially and sexually charged nature of his work challenged the musical establishment and anti-establishment alike in the 1970s and 1980s, greatly impacting the trajectory of American minimalism. Lost after his death in 1990, Eastman’s music has been recently recovered is asserting its influence once again. Julius Eastman (1940-1990) was a…

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Zeitgeist’s Early Music Festival: Julius Eastman

March 23, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on March 23, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on March 24, 2018 at 7:30pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $40

Zeitgeist’s 8th Annual Early Music Festival explores the powerful contributions of our musical pioneers with a celebration of African American minimalist composer Julius Eastman. Eastman’s vibrant, virtuosic, and rhythmically aggressive music, and the racially and sexually charged nature of his work challenged the musical establishment and anti-establishment alike in the 1970s and 1980s, greatly impacting the trajectory of American minimalism. Lost after his death in 1990, Eastman’s music has been recently recovered is asserting its influence once again. Julius Eastman (1940-1990) was a…

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Zeitgeist’s Early Music Festival: Julius Eastman

March 24, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on March 23, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on March 24, 2018 at 7:30pm

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $40

Zeitgeist’s 8th Annual Early Music Festival explores the powerful contributions of our musical pioneers with a celebration of African American minimalist composer Julius Eastman. Eastman’s vibrant, virtuosic, and rhythmically aggressive music, and the racially and sexually charged nature of his work challenged the musical establishment and anti-establishment alike in the 1970s and 1980s, greatly impacting the trajectory of American minimalism. Lost after his death in 1990, Eastman’s music has been recently recovered is asserting its influence once again. Julius Eastman (1940-1990) was a…

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May 2018

Zeitgeist 40th Anniversary Celebration

May 4, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until May 6, 2018

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

One of the longest established new music groups in the country, Zeitgeist has maintained a fierce dedication to the music of our time for the past four decades. Since 1977, Zeitgeist has commissioned more than 400 works, collaborated with many of the finest composers of our time, and earned an international reputation for superb craftsmanship, virtuosic performance, and an innovative approach to the presentation of contemporary music. Zeitgeist celebrates its rich history and looks forward to the future of new…

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Zeitgeist 40th Anniversary Celebration

May 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until May 6, 2018

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

One of the longest established new music groups in the country, Zeitgeist has maintained a fierce dedication to the music of our time for the past four decades. Since 1977, Zeitgeist has commissioned more than 400 works, collaborated with many of the finest composers of our time, and earned an international reputation for superb craftsmanship, virtuosic performance, and an innovative approach to the presentation of contemporary music. Zeitgeist celebrates its rich history and looks forward to the future of new…

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Zeitgeist 40th Anniversary Celebration

May 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until May 6, 2018

Studio Z, 274 East Fourth Street
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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$10 - $15

One of the longest established new music groups in the country, Zeitgeist has maintained a fierce dedication to the music of our time for the past four decades. Since 1977, Zeitgeist has commissioned more than 400 works, collaborated with many of the finest composers of our time, and earned an international reputation for superb craftsmanship, virtuosic performance, and an innovative approach to the presentation of contemporary music. Zeitgeist celebrates its rich history and looks forward to the future of new…

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