If you are in Minneapolis and you are interested in art, you will certainly find places worth visiting. One f the largest museum in the US is the Walker Art Center with its modern permanent exhibit.

If not enough, there are two more museums that you can visit: The Weisman Art Museum and The Museum of Russian art which opened in 2005 in a restored church.

Theatrical performances have taken place in Minneapolis since the Civil War. Opera houses that should be visited by theatre-goers are the Pence Opera House, the Grand Opera House or the Metropolitan Opera House. The largest theater, however, is the Guthrie Theater which was built in 1963 and provides many different performances.

Music-lovers will highly appreciate the classical music played by Minnesota Orchestra. The orchestra has won several awards. If you like jazz music, you should not miss the Dakota Jazz Club which is considered one of the best jazz clubs in the world. Minneapolis is also the place where singer and musician Prince was born. He is known for being able to play more instruments. The city also has nightclubs: First Avenue and 7th Street Entry is one of the center of nightlife. Rock bands like Hüsker Dü and The Replacements were popular bands in the 1980s. Hip-hop is represented by the music band Rhymesayers Entertainment.

As for cuisine, North Market supplies local restaurants and grocery stores with locally grown fruit and vegetables. The city also has more excellent star chefs: Ann Kim, Sean Sherman, Gavin Kaysen, Alexander Roberts and Isaac Necker have won prizes. Besides chefs, there are also some writers whose books based on cuisine and food have become legendary. They are Steve Hoffman and Dara Moskowitz. Not only can you read about food but you can actually see them on TV: a local show named Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern is a popular show among food-lovers. If you are fond of burgers, you should check 5-9 Club or Matt’s Bar. Restaurant Hai Hai was considered the best restaurant in America in 2018.

And what about annual events? There is a winter festival every February if you like winter sports. You can also attend MayDay Parade, Pride Festival or several art festivals.

As you see, Minneapolis is a city where you will surely not be bored.

VOCABULARY

certainly – bizonyosan

restored – helyreállított

performance – színmű, színdarab

several – számos

miss – kihagy

represent – képvisel

supply something with something – ellát valamivel

considered – azt vélik, úgy gondolják

annual event – éves esemény

attend something – részt vesz valamin

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