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April 29, 2018
Local projects to receive grant funding from community foundation
The Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation Board of Directors announced the grant recipients of its 2017-18 grant round. Six local projects, plus four performing arts organizations, will be receiving funding totaling $85,000. Programs focusing on workforce issues were targeted....
April 29, 2018 - 5:30am
December 7, 2017
Reader Opinion: A yuletide success
A fantastic gathering of community musicians came together on Dec. 3 at Tornstrom Auditorium to present "Holiday Voices." The Heartland Symphony combined with the Brainerd High School Chamber Orchestra, the Legacy Chorale and the Garfield Elementary Children's Chorus to all come together...
December 7, 2017 - 9:30am
November 16, 2017
Reader Opinion: Great fall concert
The Legacy Chorale is in its 16th season. We in the community are grateful for all of the fabulous choral music they have brought to the lakes area all of the year. The Back to Broadway concert gave a wide range of musical pieces all the way from Bach to Roger and Hammerstein. I recently...
November 16, 2017 - 9:30am
October 19, 2017
Entertainment Briefs - Oct. 19
Next Verse Like Water event to kick off Verse Like Water, the visiting poet program of Central Lakes College, will host poet Ellen Bryant Voigt...
October 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 2, 2017
Reader Opinion: Kudos to LAMF
The Lakes Area Music Festival started its ninth season on Sunday, July 30, to a packed Tornstrom Auditorium. It was by far the best community concert they have ever done. The talent we have in our lakes area is amazing. The variety between the instrumental and vocal numbers kept the...
August 2, 2017 - 9:31am
Reader Opinion: Brahms Requiem
On an April afternoon the Brainerd Tornstrom audience listened to the awesome beauty of Brahms Requiem sung by the Legacy Chorale. It was directed by Sarah Aamot. Brahms composed part of this Requiem after the death of his mother. It's one of the greatest hymns to a mother's love...
May 2, 2017 - 9:10am
April 13, 2017
Performing Arts - April 13
BRAINERD Fabulous Armadillos to perform Fabulous Armadillos' "Guitar Heroes: Legends of the Six String," 7:30 p.m. April 21, Tornstrom Auditorium....
April 13, 2017 - 7:00am
April 6, 2017
Performing Arts - April 6
AITKIN The Addams Family to set stage The Aitkin High School Concert Choir will present "The Addams Family," 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday, high school auditorium. Tickets purchased at the door or in the AHS District Office from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by calling 218-927-2115, extension...
April 6, 2017 - 9:40am
June 1, 2016
Entertainment Briefs - June 2
Art of flint knapping to be featured Artist Tom Kulju will demonstrate the art of flint knapping from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 11 at The Crossing...
June 1, 2016 - 9:28pm
April 25, 2016
Reader Opinion: Another fantastic Legacy concert
On a summer-like Sunday afternoon in April the Legacy Chorale presented "Music of the Night" at Tornstrom Auditorium. There is a quote from William Merrill that says, "There is nothing in the world so much like prayer as music is." The Legacy Chorale did not disappoint us as their...
April 25, 2016 - 7:19pm
April 29, 2015
Reader Opinion: A tribute to water
On a beautiful spring afternoon, the Legacy Chorale in its 13th season, sang "Songs on the Water" to a rapt audience at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd. While the choir sang, pictures of water scenes, photo artwork of John Erickson, were flashed upon two screens on the stage. Thus...
April 29, 2015 - 9:25pm
November 25, 2014
A reason to be thankful
On a drippy, dull November afternoon, people streamed into Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd to hear the Legacy Chorale sing, "Old Time Religion" songs. There is nothing like listening to "Bile Them Cabbage Down," an American folk song, to get a person clapping their hands or tapping...
November 25, 2014 - 8:31pm
November 12, 2014
Performing Arts - Nov. 13
Performing Arts AITKIN Four Weddings and a Funeral Great River Strings and the Ripple River Strings will perform "Four Weddings" and a "Funeral," 7 p.m. Saturday, Crosby High School Auditorium; 2 p.m. Sunday, Aitkin High School. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for seniors and students...
November 12, 2014 - 11:04pm