Performing Arts — May 18

This calendar lists theatrical productions and other unique entertainment events.

Red curtains of a theater parting open.

Brainerd High School choirs to present spring concert

All the choirs of Brainerd High School will perform at 7 p.m. Monday, May 23, at the Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts on the campus of the school at 702 S. Fifth St. The auditorium will open to the public at 6:30 p.m.

Each individual choir will perform a short set, and the choirs will also combine into a large 200-voice choir for a couple pieces. A variety of music will be performed at the concert: jazz, popular, folk, multicultural and concert.

Brainerd High School a cappella choir
The a cappella choir of Brainerd High School performs March 15, 2022, while on tour at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York.
Contributed / Brian Stubbs

“The choirs are celebrating a year of growth and experience. This concert features them at their very best,” according to Brian Stubbs, high school choir director.

Seniors and parents will be recognized at the event, and all choir alumni are invited to attend and sing “SIng Me to Heaven” with the a cappella choir.


Tickets are $4 student/senior and $6 adults, and are available at or at the door.

Neil Diamond tribute rescheduled to June

The Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Center announced the new date for the postponed Jan. 21 concert of “I Am … He Said: A Celebration of the Music of Neil Diamond.”

The rescheduled concert will take place at 7 p.m. June 11 in the Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts in Brainerd.

Tickets for the Jan. 21 concert will be honored at the door for the June 11 concert performed by Matt Vee, and his family and friends.

With songs like "Cracklin' Rosie," "Song Sung Blue" and "Sweet Caroline," Diamond has sold over 100 million records worldwide.

This nostalgic celebration stars Vee, nephew of the late 1960s pop star and teen idol, Bobby Vee. For more information, visit .

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