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Out-Of-Town Briefs

Penn & Teller to appear PRIOR LAKE -- Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday for Penn & Teller who will appear May 1 in the Mystic Showroom in Prior Lake. For 40 years, Penn & Teller have entertained the world from Las Vegas to Broadw...

Penn & Teller to appear

PRIOR LAKE - Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday for Penn & Teller who will appear May 1 in the Mystic Showroom in Prior Lake.

For 40 years, Penn & Teller have entertained the world from Las Vegas to Broadway, to starring in Emmy-winning TV specials and making hundreds of TV appearances including "Late Show with David Letterman," "Chelsea Lately" and "Top Chef."

As 2013 "Las Vegas Magicians of the Year," Penn & Teller have made their 13-year run at The Rio one of the longest running and most-beloved shows in Las Vegas history. Their acclaimed series, "Penn & Teller: BS!" was nominated for 13 Emmys and they currently star in "Penn & Teller: Fool Us!" and "Wizard Wars."

Tickets are $51 and $62 and are available by contacting the Mystic Box Office at 952-445-9000 or online at mysticlake.com.

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'Weird Al' Yankovic to appear

PRIOR LAKE - Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 30 for 'Weird Al' Yankovic who will appear July 3 in the Mystic Showroom in Prior Lake.

Fresh off the biggest year of his storied career, "Weird Al" Yankovic announced his 2015 Mandatory World Tour. Slated to visit more than 100 cities throughout North America, Europe, and Australia, the tour follows the release of Weird Al's No. 1 album, Mandatory Fun (RCA Records). The album was released on July 15, 2014 and immediately shot to No. 1 on Billboard's Top 200 Album Chart.

Yankovic is the biggest-selling comedy recording artist in history. Now in his fourth career decade, he has won three Grammys with 15 nominations and countless accolades for classics like "Eat It," "Like a Surgeon," "Yoda," "Smells Like Nirvana," "Amish Paradise" and "White & Nerdy."

Comedian Ralphie May to appear

MAHNOMEN - Superstar comedian Ralphie May will bring his self-described "hip-hop comedy style" for a show at 8 p.m. Friday to the Shooting Star Casino, Hotel and Event Center in Mahnomen.

Tickets start at $10 and are on sale and can be purchased at 1-800-313-7469 or online at www.StarCasino.com .

May began working on his stand-up routine at the age of 13, influenced by comedy legends Richard Pryor, Buddy Hackett and Eddie Murphy. May's first big break came about after he won a radio contest to open for one of his role models, stand-up comedian Sam Kinison. After following Kinison's advice, May was able to polish his new and evolving comedy routine and later moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in entertainment.

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In 2003, he was featured on the first season of NBC's "Last Comic Standing," and, although he finished as the runner-up, the exposure he received on the show helped him gain a national audience. Shortly thereafter, he began appearing on television shows including, "The Wayne Brady Show" and "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno."

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