The Dreamery Rural Arts Initiative, based in Wykoff, and the Heart of the Beast Puppet Theatre, of Minneapolis, will present a tour of "Let's Talk About Sand," a performance designed to encourage discussion of the frac-sand mining industry.
The performances take place at cities in southeastern Minnesota and northeastern Iowa next week.
"Let's Talk About Sand" features a 15-minute performance of "What the Frack?" using hand-painted imagery and live music. Performers are actors from the region and Heart of the Beast Puppet Theatre. The program also includes a screening of the documentary film "The Price of Sand."
The performance schedule:
Monday — 4 p.m. at Zumbrota Public Library; 6:30 p.m. at Cannon Falls Public Library
Tuesday — 7 p.m. at Commonweal Theatre in Lanesboro
Wednesday — 6:30 p.m. Decorah Public Library, Decorah, Iowa
Thursday — 6:30 p.m. Spring Valley Public Library
Friday — 4 p.m. Chatfield Public Library
Admission is free.