Entertainment Briefs — Jan. 26

A roundup of area concerts, shows, book and visual art events in the Brainerd lakes area.

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Cultural Thursday at Central Lakes College

The community is invited to attend Central Lakes College’s virtual Cultural Thursday presentation on Poland at noon Feb. 3. Attendees are asked to pre-register at

CLC instructor Dr. Ania Antus will discuss Polish culture, history and economics. She will also spotlight and share her experience as an accomplished Polish dancer and instructor.

For questions about this event or the Cultural Thursdays Series, contact Jason Edens at or 218-855-8124.

Pine Grove Zoo fundraiser with Deuces Wild

Pine Grove Zoo's "Zoo Gone Wild" fundraiser will be Feb. 18 at the Falls Ballroom in Little Falls. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the Deuces Wild Dueling Piano Show taking the stage from 8-10 p.m.

In its 12th year, the” Zoo Gone Wild” event is a fun, laugh-till-you-cry event that you don't want to miss, according to zoo officials, and the talent and comedy of duo Dave Eichholz and Ted Manderfeld, the Deuces Wild, bring to each performance is entertainment at its best.


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Ted Manderfeld and Dave Eichholz are the Deuces Wild Dueling Pianos.
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Every ticket purchased for the event includes one free admission pass for the 2022 season to the Pine Grove Zoo (valued at $10). This fundraising event welcomes guests 18 and older.

Pine Grove Zoo is dedicated to promoting educational, environmental and conservation messages while creating lifelong memories for families and visitors of all ages.

Tickets are $49.00 each or a table of 10 is $490. Tickets are available at Pine Grove Zoo or at 320-616-5595, or .

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