Thursday, Sept. 19 | 7:30 p.m. | Gaede Stage

Live Bird — the first event in the Cheryl Nelson Lossett Performing Arts Series — features actor and saxophonist Jeff Robinson as jazz icon Charlie Parker. Set in a New York City jazz club in 1954, Robinson portrays scenes from Parker’s life and performs his music.

The performance starts at 7:30 p.m. on the Gaede Stage in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts. Tickets are available at mnstate.edu/tickets, or call the MSUM Box Office M-F from noon to 4 p.m. at 218-477-2271, or buy at the door.