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Performing arts


BHS choir concert

Brainerd High School choir concert, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Tornstrom Auditorium. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for students. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Shotgun Red Show

Steve Hall and Shotgun Red Show, 7 p.m. June 4, Tornstrom Auditorium. Advance tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for seniors and children under 10 and are available at Bridge of Harmony Music in Brainerd or by calling PTS Tours at 828-4332. Tickets will be $20 at the door.

Special Events


Friday nights at the Beanery Cafe

Winston Smith Trio, 8-10 p.m., Friday, the Beanery Cafe.


Author appearance

Brainerd author Theresa M. Jarvela of “Home Sweet Murder” event, 5:30-7:30 p.m. June 5, Prairie Bay Restaurant.


Anton Treuer to appear

Minnesota Ojibwe author and professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University appearance, 6 p.m. May 31, Brainerd Public Library; free.

CLC auditions

Central Lakes College Theatre will hold auditions for its 2012 summer theatre production, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Chalberg Theatre, production dates are July 12-15 and 19-22. For more information contact Patrick Spradlin at 855-8255 or


Flipside children’s event, 10 a.m. to noon second Saturday of the month; $3 suggested donation or $5 per family. More information contact Paulette Buck at 828-8062.


‘Out West’

Action Entertainment production, “Out West” to be performed at 4 p.m. every Saturday during the summer beginning June 26 at Billy’s. All shows are $12 for adults and $7 for children. For more information call Action Entertainment at 839-2514.


Rehearsals scheduled

Fishermen’s Community Theatre’s “Mysterious Ways,” rehearsals will be at 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday beginning June 4. Play will be performed at July 26-27 and Aug. 2-3 at The Old Fire Hall in Crosslake. For more information, contact Stanley Mikles at 820-5365.


Art Show and Sale

Garrison Invitational Art Show and Sale, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Garrison VFW pavilion and grounds.


‘Little Red Riding Hood’

Action Entertainment’s “Little Red Riding Hood,” production will begin June 7 in the Nisswa Pioneer Village. All shows are $12 for adults and $7 for children. For more information call Action Entertainment at 839-2514.


Pequot Lakes musical

Pequot Lakes Community Theater’s “Mid-Life the Crisis,” performances are 8 p.m. July 12-14 and 19-21 and a 2 p.m. July 15. For more information call Pequot Lakes Community Education office at (218) 568-9200.


Mark Rosen to make appearances

The popular Twin Cities sports broadcaster to appear with new book “Best Seat in the House,”6:30- 8:30 p.m. June 1, Chase on the Lake; and from 2-4 p.m. June 2, Walker City Park.

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