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Lakes Area Music Festival
April 8, 2018
Reader Opinion: Voting yes, yes and yes
I am a person who has followed Scott Lykins dream, beginning with his first concert 10 years ago. As it grew and thrived, it's meant so much to me that a young local man had that dream and has seen it all come to fruition. For those of us who love classical music as much as I do,...
April 8, 2018 - 7:30am
April 5, 2018
Reader Opinion: Vote yes for the future
Just a few years after graduating from Brainerd High School, I returned home to create the Lakes Area Music Festival. Over the past decade we have featured hundreds of musicians from the best orchestras and opera companies in the world. Each summer these talented individuals sit on...
April 5, 2018 - 6:30am
March 1, 2018
Lakes Area Music Festival announces season
The Lakes Area Music Festival formally announced its 10th anniversary season of activities during events this past weekend. The three-week 2018...
March 1, 2018 - 1:00pm
Reader Opinion: Celebrating 10
The Lakes Area Music Festival will be celebrating its 10th anniversary season in August. Six festival member played a Winter Series Concert in the newly decorated Luminary Fern on Feb. 25.
March 1, 2018 - 8:30am
February 22, 2018
Lakes Area Music Festival presents 'Celebrating 10' on Sunday
The Lakes Area Music Festival on Sunday will announce the repertoire and performers to be featured in the 10th anniversary festival season, with...
February 22, 2018 - 1:00pm
Performing Arts - Feb. 22
BRAINERD 'Five Women' Brainerd Community Theatre's "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress," 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, Friday, Saturday and March 1-2, with a 2 p.m. matinee March 3, Dryden Theatre at CLC. Tickets are available online at www.clcperformingarts.com or from the CLC Box...
February 22, 2018 - 5:30am
January 8, 2018
Performing Arts - Jan. 4
BRAINERD Davina and the Vagabonds Davina and the Vagabonds to perform two shows 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Chalberg Theatre, as part of the Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Center's Cultural Arts Series. Tickets are available online at www.clcperformingarts.com or from...
January 8, 2018 - 10:42am
January 4, 2018
Lakes Area Music Festival presents 'Virtuoso Baroque'
The Lakes Area Music Festival will kick off the new year with a concert titled "Virtuoso Baroque" at 2 p.m. Sunday at Trinity Lutheran Church...
January 4, 2018 - 9:00am
December 28, 2017
Entertainment briefs for Dec. 28
Shaffer's Lost 40 to play in Pequot Lakes Jan. 6 PEQUOT LAKES—The Greater Lakes Area Performing Arts welcomes Shaffer's Lost 40 to Pequot...
December 28, 2017 - 9:00am
November 2, 2017
Music Festival to kick off winter series with serious and silly
NISSWA—The Lakes Area Music Festival will kick off it's 2017-18 Winter Series with a concert titled "Serious and Silly Songs" at 2 p.m....
November 2, 2017 - 12:00pm
October 18, 2017
Searching for new stories to tell
I didn't know what was going to happen when I moved to Brainerd from International Falls almost two and a half years ago. In the same way, I'm...
October 18, 2017 - 11:00am
September 4, 2017
Progress: Making downtown a destination
Perception can be like the Indian parable of six blind men and the elephant. In the parable, six blind men go to see an elephant. Each describes...
September 4, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 26, 2017
School board: Big changes for BHS and Harrison, Board talks options for district facilities
Major changes could be coming to Brainerd High School and Harrison Elementary School. The Brainerd School Board recently, in a seven-hour meeting,...
August 26, 2017 - 6:00am
August 25, 2017
Reader Opinion: Adieu to LAMF
They all flew away. The instruments safely packed in cases which will stand air flight. The musicians with the notes ringing in their heads. All gone back to New York, Miami, Edinburgh, California and far distances from Brainerd. The volunteers who cooked late into the night to bring...
August 25, 2017 - 9:30am
August 19, 2017
Our opinion: Don't miss this opportunity
This summer provided another exceptional opportunity to experience something most would consider unavailable to the lakes area without a long drive or prohibitive cost. But since its inception nine years ago, the Lakes Area Music Festival has sought to be inclusive and to reach people...
August 19, 2017 - 9:30am