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

Author event

Author Jon Lurie of "Canoeing with José," noon Monday, Brainerd Public Library; free.

Cultural Thursday

Central Lakes College final Cultural Thursday, noon today, May 3, Chalberg Theatre. CLC alum Antonio Caudillo will speak on being Mexican-American.

Warrior Fest

Four bands-Mad Alice; Alive, a Pearl Jam tribute band; ThundHerStruck; and One, a Metallica tribute band, Saturday, 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.



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


Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Day Book celebration, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Open Book.

Author event

Author Nancy O'Brien Wagner of "Alice in France: The World War I Letters of Alice M. O'Brien," 7 p.m. May 11, Robertson Theatre; free.