HEREandTHERE.live is a non-profit performing arts venue, production studio, art gallery, and meeting space dedicated to serving youth, artists, and community members in Edina, Minnesota.

Support Our Cause

Your donations are tax deductible. Please also consider becoming a member for additional benefits.

Your contributions through donations, membership, and volunteering help support our ongoing programs to support youth, artists, and the community is greatly appreciated.

About Us

Our Stage
A photo of our performance stage in the winter of 2018.

HEREandTHERE.live is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Our venue and recording studio provides opportunities for young people, students, artists, and community members to engage in the performing arts in a variety of ways.

Our Values

  • We organize for broad diversity and all inclusiveness, bringing as many relevant perspectives into the thinking as possible.
  • We organize on the basis of vision, caring, and responsibility and not on the basis of anger or fear.
  • We organize to recruit ever more allies and not to identify enemies or attack or embarrass any so called opposition.
  • We organize to propose solutions and not to protest wrongs.
  • We organize for the common good and not for self interest.
  • We organize for completion and to win, not just be ethically or morally correct.
  • We organize with a shared commitment to struggle together for positive change. This struggle is threefold: personal, interpersonal and global.

Upcoming Events

Our Program Activites

Lauren Verhel
HEREandTHERE.live's Executive Director Lauren Verhel.

Original Music Showcase

"HEREandTHERE.live - Original Music Showcase" is a weekly music discovery showcase, hosted by Lauren Verhel, featuring musicians performing their original songs, recorded in our venue in Southdale Center in Edina, MN.

Our show not only provides an opportunity for local musicians to perform in front of a new audience, it is also provides our video and audio producers, who comprise of volunteers and student interns, with tangible and valuable experiences in producing high-quality creative content.

Performers are featured in edited and audio-mastered versions of each of their original songs and interview segments from their performances, which they can share across social networks to further promote their careers as performing artists.

As the season progresses, each artist will be assigned their own page that will house their performance videos and include a donation feature. Artist receive 100% of financial contributions made to them.

You can view previous performances on our YOUTUBE page.

All ages may attend our shows.

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Managing Director David Plutado Fugate holding a boom microphone.

the doactcrazy group

The doactcrazy group is a collaborative artistic group of that specializes in creating new media, focusing mostly on producing films and episodic content for the web. Our name is a variation of the term "doOcracy", which is defined as structure in which members of the group choose their roles and tasks on any chosen production project. This program provides young people with opportunities to act, direct, write, and produce content, gain experience, and develop leadership skills while working in a meaningful and collaborative environment. Become a monthly member (for as little as $20) by visiting our support page! 

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Rehearsals, Recitals, and Spoken Word

We actively support and produce events for young people to rehearse and perform music recitals.

We invite and engage young people to creatively and passionately express themselves through organized spoken word poetry events.

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Photo by Pinho on Unsplash

Artist Merchandising Support

Our organization actively supports artists by offering a them a space to showcase their albums and artist-related merchandise, such as t-shirts and apparel.

For artists who are looking to offer merchandise in order to cultivate support and increase their fan-base, our organization also provides assistance in designing and producing merchandise for artists to offer.

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Monthly Featured Visual Artist

Each month, our venue features selected works of a local visual artist to display throughout the venue. We host pop up art events throughout the year. 

Perform On Our Stage

Perform at HEREandTHERE.live!

Are you a musician or performance artist who is interested in performing on of our upcoming shows? Please let us know!

Start by creating an account and tell us about you.

Sign Up to Perform

Our Location

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HEREandTHERE.live

3195 Southdale Center
Edina, MN 55435
United States
Phone
6514000369