All Events

October 7, 2016 - 7:30pm

Merging ’90s R&B and neo-soul with her indie-rock roots, Caroline Smith's music has settled comfortably into a new backdrop as she takes a step from girl to woman. Her 2014 record, "Half About Being a Woman," is about self-acceptance and growing into yourself.

Rick Riordan -- The Hammer of Thor
October 8, 2016 - 7:00pm

Red Balloon Bookshop and the Friends of St. Catherine University Libraries welcome internationally best-selling author Rick Riordan to the O’Shaughnessy Auditorium on tour for The Hammer of Thor - Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard Book 2

Guests are...

October 20, 2016 - 7:00pm

Myser Initiative on Catholic Identity Tenth Annual Award and Lecture: "Working for Environmental Justice: What Love Looks Like in Public" presented by Kristin Schrader-Frechette, PhD.

The lecture is free and open to the public; however, tickets are required to assure seating. 

Freeh & Hagen's Test Pilot
October 22, 2016 - 7:30pm

Test Pilot is a chamber dance opera by choreographer Penelope Freeh and composer Jocelyn Hagen that explores the legendary story of the Wright Brothers as seen through the eyes of their sister, Katharine. The power and wonder of creativity and invention are examined...

October 28, 2016 - 7:00pm

“What difference do women’s voices make in interpreting the meaning of Jesus Christ today?” At the Fall Soul conference, we’ll find out!

Through conversation, ritual, and music, we will immerse ourselves in edgy, rich, diverse and even contradictory ideas and insights with Elizabeth...

Romeo & Juliet
November 2, 2016 - 7:00pm through November 6, 2016 - 2:00pm

Stolen kisses, vengeful sword fights and secret potions---told in a 90 minute version that crackles with wit and passion.

What:    Romeo & Juliet, by William Shakespeare, adapted by David Mann.
Who:     St. Catherine...

James Sewell Ballet
November 4, 2016 - 8:00pm through November 6, 2016 - 2:00pm

One of Minnesota's favorite dance companies partners with McKnight International Choreographers Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar.

James Sewell Ballet performs two new pieces on its fall season:

  • Octet (premiere) 
    Music performed live by...

November 13, 2016 - 3:00pm

The St. Catherine Choral Society opens its 24th performance season at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 13 in The O’Shaughnessy at St. Kate’s. 

The 80-voice choir will perform sacred works from three different composers of three different eras. The concert begins with G. F. Telemann’s ...

TU Dance
November 18, 2016 - 8:00pm through November 20, 2016 - 2:00pm

TU Dance returns to The O’Shaughnessy in Saint Paul for the opening of its 13th performance season with a fall dance concert featuring a world premiere work commissioned by The O’Shaughnessy, as well as selections from the TU Dance repertory.


December 2, 2016 - 7:30pm through December 4, 2016 - 2:00pm

"Clara's Dream" reimagines the holiday favorite in a ballet that still hews to the tradition. —Star Tribune 2015

The most delightful holiday event of the year, Zoé Emilie Henrot’s Clara’s Dream from The Nutcracker is fun for all ages. 100 dancers, exquisite...