Art events

Kaleidoscope, 10-11:30 a.m. first Saturday of the month, Jaques Art Center. More information available at or 218-927-2363.



Auditions for Neil Simon's farcical comedy "Rumors," 7 p.m. April 30 and May 1, Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College;

Auditions for "Church Basement Ladies," 7 p.m. May 9 and 11 in the Chalberg Theatre. For more information, contact Brainerd Community Theater Director Patrick Spradlin at 218-855-8255 or at

Warrior Fest

Four bands-Mad Alice, Alive Pearl Jam tribute band, ThundHerStruck and One, a Metallica tribute band, May 5, Essentia Health Sports Center. Tickets are $26 in advance at Cash Wise in Brainerd and Baxter, Hockey House and Shep's on 6th. Must be 18 years or older to attend. Gates open at 5 p.m. and music begins at 5:30 p.m.

Verse Like Water

Verse Like Water: The visiting poet program of Central Lakes College presents Major

Jackson at noon May 2 in the Chalberg Theatre.


Comedy night

"Mistakes Were Made!" comedy starring Jason Schommer and Friends, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Great River Arts Center. Tickets are $13 and can be purchased by phone at 320-632-0960, online at, at the Great River Arts office during business hours, or at the door. PEQUOT LAKES


Pequot Lakes Community Theater auditions for "Bus Stop," 6:30-9 p.m. May 7-8, Pequot Lakes High School choir room.