Local entertainment calendar- May 26
For week of May 26 to June 1; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Paul Bunyan Bowl
7609 Excelsior Road
Comedy Night, 8 p.m. June 3
608 Laurel St.
Electric Almighty, Friday-Saturday
601 Laurel St.
Thursday Bluegrass, first, third and fifth Thursdays of the month
Madden’s on Gull Lake
11266 Pine Beach Peninsula
Paddy Wagon, Thursday-Sunday
The E Squared Cafe
123 East Washington St.
Sarah Pray, 8 p.m. Friday, $3 cover
30279 Airport Road
Maiden America, Friday; Jonah and the Whales, Saturday-Sunday
downstairs of the Commander
Joe McGown, 5-9 p.m. Saturday
Prime Time Food and Spirits
8548 Ski Chalet Drive
The Bridge Tavern
26929 Highway 6
Live music every Friday; Classic Country Dinner Theater, 4-8 p.m. Sunday
8164 Interlachen Road
Kevin Klimek, 7-11 p.m. every Friday-Saturday
21560 CR 3
Kings Ransom, 8 p.m. to midnight Friday-Saturday
133 Highway 10
Midnight Radio, Friday
The Huntin’ Shack
724 Highway 210 W.
Jammers Club, Friday
BHS choir concert
Brainerd High School choir concert, 7 p.m. May 31, Tornstrom Auditorium; cost is $6 for adults and $4 for students.
CLC tour concert
Central Lakes College European Tour Band will perform 6 p.m. July 16, south lawn of the Brainerd campus; free.
CLC Summer Theatre
Central Lakes College Summer Theatre productions “It Runs in The Family,” June 15-25 and “Annie,” July 15-24, For more information contact Dennis Lamberson at 855-8202 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Patrick Spradlin at 855-8255 or at email@example.com.
Music in Gregory Park
Diane Saumer and Friends to perform, 7 p.m. June 9, free; sponsored by the Lakes Area Senior Activity Center.
Sawtooth Bluegrass Band
Sawtooth Bluegrass Band to perform, 7 p.m. June 25, Salem Lutheran Church, cost is $10 and are available at Salem Church office or at the door.
Ripple River Gallery
27591 Partridge Ave.
Nick DeVries, compelled by clay, through June 12
Jaques Art Center
121 Second St. N.W.
“Favorite Things” and “It Starts With A Memory,” through June 4.
Art Matters Studio and Gallery
located in Franklin Arts Center
1001 Kingwood St.
Photography exhibition on 2010 Warrior football team’s championship, through June 15 or by appointment by calling 330-1780.
Brainerd Public Library
416 S. Fifth St.
Artist Jeanne Gaffney work on display through May.
501 Laurel St.
Encore Art Club members, paintings, ongoing.
Crow Wing County
320 Laurel St.
Various exhibits, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 829-3268, www.crowwinghistory.org.
Community Center and Library
14126 Daggett Pine Road
Paintings by Crosslake Art Club members, ongoing.
Morrison County Government
213 First Ave. S.E.
Local artists, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. weekdays, ongoing.
2151 S. Lindbergh Drive
Various Morrison County historical exhibits, ongoing, open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, free, (320) 632-4007, www.morrisoncountyhistory.org.
NEW YORK MILLS
Regional Cultural Center
24 Main Ave. N.
Regional Art Show through June 18.
Kaleidoscope, first Saturday of the month for ages 8 and up at 10 a.m., with June 4 event called “Let’s make a book,” Jaques Art Center; One stroke painting classes, first Wednesday of the month, 1-4 p.m., with June’s project a daisy bouquet, cost is $18 and class will be taught by Rochelle Bertram. More information or to register call the center at (218) 927-2363 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candace Simar to sign copies of her new book, “Birdie,” 12-2 p.m. Thursday, Book World Bookstore.
Photographer Doug Ohman will present his “Prairie, Lake, Forest: Minnesota’s State Parks” program at 12 p.m. June 6 at the Brainerd Public Library; 6:30 p.m. June 6 at The Warehouse in Pine River; 11 a.m. June 7 at the Longville library; 4 p.m. June 8 at the Walker library; 1 p.m. June 14 at the Crosslake Community Library; 5 p.m. June 14 at the Wadena library; and 4 p.m. June 16 at the Cass Lake library.
Robert Yahnke’s popular film courses set to run 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each Friday in May at Heartwood Senior Living. Cost is $30 for Unlimited Learning members and $45 for non-members. Make checks payable to Unlimited Learning and send them to George Cowie, 10154 Birch Grove Rd., East Gull Lake, MN 56401.
St. Francis Music Center
Community Chorale meets from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays.
The St. Francis Sestri Na Mir meets from 5-7 p.m. Sundays.
The St. Francis male singing group meets from 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays; More information by contacting St. Francis Music Center at (320) 632-0637 or visit www. sfmusiccenter.org.
Author visiting Kitchigami libraries
Author Jim Proebstle will present his new book, “Fatal Incident,” at 1:30 p.m. June 1 at the Longville library; 1 p.m. June 2 at the Crosslake Area Library; 4 p.m. June 2 at the Walker Public Library; 11:30 a.m. June 4 at the Wadena Affaire des Artes; 4 p.m. June 9 at the Cass Lake Community Library; 11 a.m. June 11 at the Pequot Lakes Community Library; 2:30 p.m. June 11 at The Warehouse in Pine River; and 12 p.m. June 20 at the Brainerd Public Library for its Brown Bag series.
Nisswa-stämman Scandinavian Folk Music Festival, June 10-11, with workshops taking place June 10 in the Nisswa area. For more information on the workshops go to www.nisswastamman.org/stamma/ workshops11.html or contact Janet Hill at email@example.com or (218) 259-4090.
John Bonde to sign copies of his book, “Paul Bunyan Trail — The First Twenty Miles,” 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 11, Rainy Days Bookstore, Nisswa.
Church Basement Ladies
The Pequot Lakes Community Theater to perform “Church Basement Ladies,” July 21-23 and July 25-27. More information by calling Amy Borash, at 232-5154.
Out of town
Paul Bunyan Playhouse
314 Beltrami Ave.
“Forever Plaid,” June 8-18; “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” June 22 through July 2; “Lend Me a Tenor,” July 6-16; and “The Full Monty,” Aug. 3-13; For more information or tickets go to www.paulbunyan playhouse.com or by calling the Theater Box Office, at (218) 751-7270.
Chanhassen Dinner Theatre
501 W. 78th St.
“Jesus Christ Superstar,” plays through July 30; box office, (800) 362-3515, www.chanhassentheatres.com.
Old Log Theater
5175 Meadville St.
“On Golden Pond,” ends Sunday; (952) 474-5951, www.oldlog.com.
Grand Casino Hinckley Events
and Convention Center
777 Lady Luck Dr.
Grand Asian Concert, Sunday
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 Third Ave. S.
“Facing the Lens: Portraits of Photographers,” through Aug. 28; (612) 870-3131, www.artsmia.org.
Grand Casino Mille Lacs
777 Grand Ave.
Rodney Carrington, June 11
Goo Goo Dolls with Michelle Branch, July 9
2705 Annapolis Lane
“The Marvelous Wonderettes,” through July 24, tickets are available by calling (763) 553-1600 or going online at plymouthplayhouse.com.
Mystic Lake Casino
2400 Mystic Lake Blvd.
John Fogerty, June 17; Beach Boys, July 31; ZZ Top, Aug. 11; More information by contacting Mystic Box Office at (952) 496-6563 or go to mysticlake.com.
Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center
Rooftop Theatre Co. presents “Nunsense,” 7:30 p.m. June 3, 4 and 7:30 p.m. June 4 and 2 p.m. June 5, tickets are $12 through the Paramount Theatre and to be performed at Cathedral High School; (320) 259-5463 or www.paramountarts.org/main/events.
Science Museum of Minnesota
120 W. Kellogg Boulevard
“Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs,” through Sept. 5, tickets range from $16-$30; more information go to www.smm.org or call (651) 221-9444.
El Rancho Manana Campground
27302 Ranch Rd.
The Minnesota Homegrown Kickoff, June 3-5; For more information or tickets go to www.MinnesotaBluegrass.org or call (800) 635-3037.
Northern Lights Casino
6800 Y Frontage Rd. N.W.
Foghat and Blue Oyster Cult, June 4
Cocktail Steve, 8:30 p.m. -12:30 a.m., Friday-Sunday, Cabaret at the casino.
If you would like your event listed in the entertainment guide, e-mail Jennifer at firstname.lastname@example.org, call 855-5851, fax 829-0211 or mail to Jennifer Stockinger, Brainerd Dispatch, P.O. Box 974, Brainerd, MN 56401. Please include time, date, place, admission price and contact information. Deadline is Monday for Thursday publication.