Entertainment Briefs — March 16

A round-up of upcoming entertainment events, such as concerts, plays, music in the park, author events in the Brainerd lakes area.

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Pints for a Purpose at Jack Pine Brewery

Enjoy a beer and help out The Center at the same time from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 16.

Interested in learning more? Representatives from the senior-focused organization in Brainerd will be on hand to talk about its impact on the community.

For more information, call 218-270-8072 or email .

Brewery Comedy Tour in Jenkins

Laughs are on tap for this nationwide comedy tour that has already stopped at 2,000 venues across the nation.

More than a dozen New York and Los Angeles stand-up comics are on the road, sampling the local fare, local brews and providing the finest and funniest in comedy entertainment. Their credits include top festivals, TV and major club appearances.


Two to four comics from the tour will perform from 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, March 18, at the Snarky Loon Brewing Co. in Jenkins. Tickets start at $11 and can be purchased at .

Comedy show at Nisswa American Legion

Get ready for some good laughs.

Headliner comedian Mark Poolos and opening comedian Randy Ankarlo will perform starting at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Nisswa American Legion.

Tickets are available at the Nisswa American Legion or online at . Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Come early and get something to eat from the kitchen before the show. (No eating allowed during the show.)

Verse Like Water poet at CLC

Verse Like Water, the visiting poetry program of Central Lakes College, will present Pulitzer Prize-winner Forrest Gander, an internationally known poet, novelist, essayist and translator.

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Community members are invited to the free poetry reading at noon Monday, March 21, in the Chalberg Theatre on the Brainerd campus of the college or via livestream at .

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