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A professional theater company
located in the heart of
Downtown Saint Paul’s
charming Theater District.




Sh!t-faced Shakespeare

January 18 - February 25, 2017

See the calendar for specific performances

Location:
The Cabaret at Camp Bar
490 North Robert Street, Saint Paul, MN

Tickets:
General Admission: $20
Groups of 10+: $15
BrownPaperTickets.com or 800-838-3006

*Due to raucous and completely unpredictable nature of this show, audience members should be
18 years of age or older.*

Fans of Drunk History and all its slurred education will fall over laughing at Sh!t-Faced Shakespeare, which combines an entirely serious Shakespeare play with an entirely inebriated cast member.

For the last six years, Sh!t-Faced Shakespeare has been performed in the darkest corners and diviest bars in the U.K., and the cast is finally bringing the good time to the US. Side-splitting, raucous and completely unpredictable, the show is fresh off sell-out runs at the Edinburgh and Brighton Fringe festivals, where cast members drink beer, wine and whiskey on stage, drunkenly sing Pillowtalk and occasionally (accidentally, of course) bare a nipple or two.

Brush up on your Bard knowledge, and head over to Camp Bar for A Midsummer Night’s Dream because this is Shakespeare as you never knew you wanted to see him before.


The Petri Dish - April 5

April 5

Presented by the University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences
Doors at 6pm | Program starts at 7pm
Live music and an interactive bio-themed
game precede the program.

The Cabaret at Camp Bar
490 North Robert Street, Saint Paul, MN

Tickets:

Pay What You Can, $5 minimum
BrownPaperTickets.com or 800-838-3006

A different kind of science event. No Powerpoints. Just live music, trivia and lots
of lively, curiosity-driven conversations on timely topics with University of Minnesota experts, exploring how biology affects our lives and what it means for our future.

Beyond Velcro

Taking cues from nature to design solutions to big challenges and drive innovation

Design inspired by biology is nothing new. Think Leonardo da Vinci’s “flying machines.” Or consider Velcro, an oft-cited example of “biomimicry,” which copies the clinging prowess of burrs. From sonar (bats) to nanowires (bacteria) to polyurethane swimsuits (shark skin), the list inventions premised on emulating patterns and processes that already exist in nature is long and getting longer. What’s new is the scale and complexity of the problems. Explore the bio-based approach informing innovative applications in far-flung fields from medicine to robotics and beyond.

Panelists include evolutionary biologist Emilie Snell-Rood, Marc Swackhamer, head of the U’s School of Architecture, and Abbendour Abbas, who leads the Biosensors and Bionanotechnology Lab.

Moderator: Limnologist Jim Cotner

Flanagan's Wake

March 3 - April 2, 2017

View calendar for dates and times

Tickets:

VIP Reserved Table Seating: $34.75
General Admission: $24.75
Reserved Table Seating for 8+: $24.50

BrownPaperTickets.com or 800-838-3006

Location:

The Cabaret at Camp Bar
490 N Robert St, St Paul, MN 55101

Flanagan is dead, but don’t be sad because remembering his life is all about laughs! Back by popular demand, it’s Flanagan’s Wake, the hilarious, interactive Irish funeral. Come celebrate the life of our dear friend, Flanagan, by hoisting a pint and joining in on the tales that unfold.

Join the villagers of the beautiful Grapplin, County Sligo, Ireland, as they tell tales, sing songs and toast the memory of one of their own. Pay your respects to glowering Mother Flanagan and to the poor grieving fiancée, Fiona Finn. Listen to a eulogy written by County Sligo’s best-known writer, Mickey Finn, and tip a pint with Brian Ballybunion, himself a weaver of tales. Share memories of your own experiences and misadventures with dear, old Flanagan, or simply enjoy the stories and songs of the locals as they recall Flan’s life. Cross yourself with the blessings from St. Gregory’s parish priest, Father Damon Fitzgerald, or cross your fingers that local pagan Kathleen Mooney doesn’t cast a spell on you. Mayor Martin O’Doul will preside over the proceedings with an iron hand (and a parched throat) as he leads in grieving as only the Irish can.

“A Great Party!”- Chicago Tribune
“Roisterous & Boisterous!” - L.A. Times
“A Hoot!” - The Boston Globe
“A great time…” - The Chicago Sun Times
“One of the funniest shows you’ll ever see”- NBC
“Crisp comic timing!” - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Petri Dish - March 1

March 1

Presented by the University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences
Doors at 6pm | Program starts at 7pm
Live music and an interactive bio-themed
game precede the program.

The Cabaret at Camp Bar
490 North Robert Street, Saint Paul, MN

Tickets:

Pay What You Can, $5 minimum
BrownPaperTickets.com or 800-838-3006

A different kind of science event. No Powerpoints. Just live music, trivia and lots
of lively, curiosity-driven conversations on timely topics with University of Minnesota experts, exploring how biology affects our lives and what it means for our future.

A Revolution in the Making

Insights into new genetic engineering technologies with the potential to radically reshape medicine

Over the last decade, scientists made huge strides in boosting our ability to synthesize large fragments of DNA (i.e. genes) and use them to program living organisms. We can now design new genes on a computer and get them printed and shipped to their lab a few days later. This technology, coupled with tools that allow us to precisely edit the genomes of both simple and complex organisms, has the potential to reshape the way we think about life and nature, and opens the door to new treatments for cancer, diabetes, neurodegenerative diseases and more. Our panel will discuss these scientific developments and their implications for the future of medicine and public health.  

Panelists include Michael Smanski (2015 Damon Runyon Breakthrough Scientist award recipient) who studies microbial genomes in search of natural products with medicinal value, viral immunology expert Ryan Langlois, and Heather Zierhut, associate director of the U’s Genetic Counseling graduate program.

Moderator: Alex Eilts

The Petri Dish - February 1

The Petri Dish

February 1

Presented by the University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences
Doors at 6pm | Program starts at 7pm
Live music and an interactive bio-themed
game precede the program.

The Cabaret at Camp Bar
490 North Robert Street, Saint Paul, MN

Tickets:

Pay What You Can, $5 minimum
BrownPaperTickets.com or 800-838-3006

A different kind of science event. No Powerpoints. Just live music, trivia and lots
of lively, curiosity-driven conversations on timely topics with University of Minnesota experts, exploring how biology affects our lives and what it means for our future.

Where Do We Go From Here?

The science, policy and politics of addressing and adapting to global-scale environmental change

Everything we do has an impact on the environment. Climate change is top of mind for many, but our carbon dioxide emissions are only the beginning of the story. The ecological outcomes of our activities take myriad forms and have far reaching implications. Add to the mix a new political landscape, and questions of how to mitigate our impact and adapt to the changes in climate, biodiversity, and nutrient availability take on a new urgency. Join us for a wide-ranging discussion about the science, politics and policy driving our complex relationship with our planet’s systems.

Panelists include ecologist Elizabeth Borer, co-founder of the Nutrient Network global ecology network, climate and energy policy expert Gabriel Chan, and Tracy Twine, who studies how our activities on land impact the atmosphere.

Moderator: Jessica Hellmann, director of the U’s Institute on the environment

Bippy's Burlesque-O-Rama

2nd Wednesday of Each Month

Doors at 7:30, show starts at 8:00pm

Location:
The Cabaret at Camp Bar
490 N Robert St. Saint Paul, MN

Tickets: $8.00 at the door

Bippy’s Burlesque-o-Rama returns home to CAMP every month for a thrilling night of our own special brand of chaos. Hosted by MC Laszlo with regular guests: Tenea’, Barbara Gordon, Pouty Petals, Mona Montague, Dalcina Sol, and Femmebot!

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