Local entertainment briefs - July 28
For week of July 28- Aug. 3; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
608 Laurel St.
Rock, Paper Scissors, Friday-Saturday
601 Laurel St.
Thursday Bluegrass, first, third and fifth Thursday of the month
124 Front St.
Wayne Renn Band, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Friday
The E Squared Cafe
123 East Washington St.
SoulShine with Darwin Xylophone, Winston Smith and Tiger Blue, Aug. 5
30279 Airport Rd.
Loose Cannon, Friday-Saturday
downstairs of the Commander
Paul Berget, 5-9 p.m. Saturday
Prime Time Food and Spirits
8548 Ski Chalet Drive
October Son, Friday-Saturday
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
Blue Goose Inn
9347 U.S. Highway 169
So Big, Friday-Saturday
21560 CR 3
Maven Headbolt, Friday
133 Highway 10
The Diamond Dogs, Friday
2321 330th St.
Kenny Jake Band, Saturday
Music in Gregory Park
The Vagabond’s, 7 p.m. Thursday, bandstand, free.
Patriot Foundation fundraiser
Fundraiser dance with live music by DECADE7, 8:30 p.m. Aug. 4, Billy’s Restaurant. Tickets are $10 and are available at the event, Lakes Latte in Pequot Lakes, Billy’s Restaurant and Lakes Area Gallery in the Crosslake Town Square. For more information go to the website at www.patriotfoundation-pequotlakes.com.
Outdoor Music Series
The Dixie Hicks Band, 7 p.m. Saturday, Crosslake Town Square.
‘Next Stop, Broadway’
Fishermen’s Community Theatre will present “Next Stop, Broadway,” 8 p.m. Aug. 4-6, Old Fire Hall. Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. To make reservation or for ticket details call Eileen at (218) 692-5593.
Lakes Area Chamber Music Festival
Prelude concert, 3 p.m. Sunday, Salem Lutheran Church; free.
Arts in the Park series
Hip Hop III Chemistry concert, 3 p.m. Sunday, Maple Island Park; free, but donations welcome. Band also to do workshop, 12-2 p.m. Sunday, Great River Arts Center. Cost is $30 or $25 for members or $65 for three people. Register by contacting the Great River Arts Association at (320) 632-0960 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lakes Area Chamber Music Festival
Prelude concert, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Lutheran Church of the Cross; free.
Concerts in the Park
The Kingery Family, 7 p.m. Sunday, Northern Pacific Park, located at 625 Sixth St. N.E.
Ripple River Gallery
27591 Partridge Ave.
Fiber Speaks, runs through Aug. 14.
Jaques Art Center
121 Second St. N.W.
“Plein Air Revisited” exhibit, through Aug. 27.
Brainerd Public Library
416 S. Fifth St.
Artist Kathy Reetz’ artwork on display through August.
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.
Evelyn Matthies’ Porthole Gallery
712 Washington St.
Artist Jan Lendobeja exhibit, opens Monday and runs through Sept. 30. Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. A reception will be from 1-3 p.m. Aug. 7.
Q Gallery at Franklin Arts Center
1001 Kingwood St., Suite 222
“An Afternoon in Venice,” display ends Friday.
15 East Main St.
A traveling exhibit entitled Lake Roosevelt Artifact Exhibit and Interpretive Project will be on display during regular business hours. To scheudle the exhibit for a group, school or organization, contact the Cuyuna Iron Range Heritage Network office at (218) 545-1166 or Kay at (218) 546-5996.
Community Center and Library
14126 Daggett Pine Road
Paintings by Crosslake Art Club members, ongoing.
27th annual Crosslake Art Show, Aug. 11-13.
‰ 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.
Artist Karen Heller’s oil painting exhibit, ends Saturday.
Nisswa Community Center
25628 Main St.
Lakes Area Artists show and sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday.
Walker-Hackensack-Akeley High School
301 Fourth St.
The Leech Lake Arts League’s annual Northern Reflections Art Show and Sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Aug. 4-5 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 6.
Out of town
Paul Bunyan Playhouse
314 Beltrami Ave.
“The Full Monty,” Aug. 3-13; For more information or tickets call the Theater Box Office at (218) 751-7270 or go to www.paulbunyanplayhouse.com.
Chanhassen Dinner Theatre
501 W. 78th St.
“Jesus Christ Superstar,” ends Saturday; “Hairspray,” opens Aug. 5 and runs through Jan. 28; box office, (800) 362-3515, www.chanhassentheatres.com.
Old Log Theater
5175 Meadville St.
“On Golden Pond,” ends Sept. 3; (952) 474-5951, www.oldlog.com.
Grand Casino Hinckley Events
and Convention Center
777 Lady Luck Dr.
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo with Dennis DeYoung, Friday