For week of June 2-8; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Paul Bunyan Bowl
7609 Excelsior Road
Comedy Night, 8 p.m. Friday
608 Laurel St.
High Octane, Friday-Saturday
601 Laurel St.
Thursday Bluegrass, first, third and fifth Thursdays of the month
124 Front St.
Wayne Renn, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Friday
The E Squared Cafe
123 East Washington St.
Sonic Love Child, 8 p.m. Friday, $3 cover
30279 Airport Road
So Big, Friday-Saturday
downstairs of the Commander
Dave Burkart, 5-9 p.m. Saturday
Prime Time Food and Spirits
8548 Ski Chalet Drive
The Bridge Tavern
26929 Highway 6
Live music every Friday; Classic Country Dinner Theater, 4-8 p.m. Sunday
8164 Interlachen Road
Kevin Klimek, 7-11 p.m. every Friday-Saturday
21560 CR 3
Dirty Bomb, Saturday
133 Highway 10
October Son, Saturday
‘Jens Pulver Driven’
“Jens Pulver Driven” film at 7 p.m. Saturday, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. in Central Lakes College theater brought to you by Minnesota Premier. Tickets are $9 and are available at www.clctickets.com. Q&A with Jens Pulver and Gregory Bayne at 8:30 p.m.
Lakes Area Summer Organ Series
Brainerd High School graduate Joe Trucano, noon Wednesday, Trinity Lutheran Church.
Music in Gregory Park
Diane Saumer and Friends to perform, 7 p.m. June 9, free; sponsored by the Lakes Area Senior Activity Center.
CLC tour concert
Central Lakes College European Tour Band will perform 6 p.m. June 16, south lawn of the Brainerd campus; free.
CLC Summer Theatre
Central Lakes College Summer Theatre productions “It Runs in The Family,” June 15-26 and “Annie,” July 15-24, For more information contact Dennis Lamberson at 855-8202 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Patrick Spradlin at 855-8255 or at email@example.com.
Sawtooth Bluegrass Band
Sawtooth Bluegrass Band to perform, 7 p.m. June 25, Salem Lutheran Church, cost is $10 and are available at Salem Church office or at the door.
Ripple River Gallery
27591 Partridge Ave.
Nick DeVries, compelled by clay and Jes Seamans, works on paper, through June 12.
Jaques Art Center
121 Second St. N.W.
“Favorite Things” and “It Starts With A Memory,” ends Saturday.
‰ Art Matters Studio and Gallery
located in Franklin Arts Center
1001 Kingwood St.
Photography exhibition on 2010 Warrior football team’s championship, through June 15 or by appointment by calling 330-1780.
Brainerd Public Library
416 S. Fifth St.
Artist Kathy Reetz’ artwork on display through August.
501 Laurel St.
Encore Art Club members, paintings, ongoing.
Crow Wing County
320 Laurel St.
Various exhibits, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 829-3268, www.crowwing history.org.
Q Gallery at Franklin Arts Center
1001 Kingwood St., Suite 222
Crossing Arts Alliance’ Salute to the Arts, artist reception 5 p.m. Friday, fee is $15 to public and $10 for Crossing Arts member; exhibit is free and open to the public beginning Monday and open through July 9, Tuesday through Friday from 12-4 p.m. and Saturdays (June 11 and July 9) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Community Center and Library
14126 Daggett Pine Road
Paintings by Crosslake Art Club members, ongoing.
Morrison County Government
213 First Ave. S.E.
Local artists, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. weekdays, ongoing.
2151 S. Lindbergh Drive
Various Morrison County historical exhibits, ongoing, open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, free, (320) 632-4007, www.morrisoncountyhistory.org.
NEW YORK MILLS
Regional Cultural Center
24 Main Ave. N.
Regional Art Show through June 18.
Middle Ground Gallery
121 Fourth St. N.E.
Artists reception of 2010 grantees, 6-8 p.m. June 13, sponsored by Five Wings Art Council.
Kaleidoscope, first Saturday of the month for ages 8 and up at 10 a.m., with June’s event called “Let’s make a book,” Jaques Art Center; One stroke painting classes, first Wednesday of the month, 1-4 p.m., with June’s project a daisy bouquet, cost is $18 and class will be taught by Rochelle Bertram. More information or to register call the center at (218) 927-2363 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photographer Doug Ohman will present his “Prairie, Lake, Forest: Minnesota’s State Parks” program at 12 p.m. Monday at the Brainerd Public Library; 6:30 p.m. Monday at The Warehouse in Pine River; 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Longville library; 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Walker library; 1 p.m. June 14 at the Crosslake Community Library; 5 p.m. June 14 at the Wadena library; and 4 p.m. June 16 at the Cass Lake library.
St. Francis Music Center
Community Chorale meets from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays.
The St. Francis Sestri Na Mir meets from 5-7 p.m. Sundays.
The St. Francis male singing group meets from 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays; More information by contacting St. Francis Music Center at (320)632-0637 or visit www.sfmusic center.org.
Author visiting Kitchigami libraries
Author Jim Proebstle will present his new book, “Fatal Incident,” 1 p.m. Thursday at the Crosslake Area Library; 4 p.m. Thursday at the Walker Public Library; 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Wadena Affaire des Artes; 4 p.m. June 9 at the Cass Lake Community Library; 11 a.m. June 11 at the Pequot Lakes Community Library; 2:30 p.m. June 11 at The Warehouse in Pine River; and 12 p.m. June 20 at the Brainerd Public Library for its Brown Bag series.
Nisswa-stämman Scandinavian Folk Music Festival, June 10-11, with workshops taking place June 10 in the Nisswa area. For more information on the workshops contact Janet Hill at janet.hill@rocketmail. com or www.nisswastamman.org/ stamma/work shops11.html.
John Bonde to sign copies of his book, “Paul Bunyan Trail — The First Twenty Miles,” 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 11, Rainy Days Bookstore, Nisswa.
Church Basement Ladies
The Pequot Lakes Community Theater to perform “Church Basement Ladies,” July 21-23 and July 25-27. More information by calling Amy Borash, at 232-5154.
Author Mike Holst to make appearance for new book “The Last Trip Down The Mountain,” 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Little Apple Bookstores in Walker and from 11 a.m. to noon June 25 at the Pequot Library.
Out of town
Paul Bunyan Playhouse
314 Beltrami Ave.
“Forever Plaid,” June 8-18; “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” June 22 through July 2; “Lend Me a Tenor,” July 6-16; and “The Full Monty,” Aug. 3-13; For more information or tickets call the Theater Box Office at (218) 751-7270 or go to www.paul bunyanplayhouse.com.
Chanhassen Dinner Theatre
501 W. 78th St.
“Jesus Christ Superstar,” plays through July 30; box office, (800) 362-3515, www.chanhassentheatres.com.
Old Log Theater
5175 Meadville St.
“On Golden Pond,” through Sept. 3; (952) 474-5951, www.oldlog.com.
Grand Casino Hinckley Events
and Convention Center
777 Lady Luck Dr.
REO Speedwagon, June 26
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 Third Ave. S.
“Facing the Lens: Portraits of Photographers,” through Aug. 28; (612) 870-3131, www.artsmia.org.
Grand Casino Mille Lacs
777 Grand Ave.
Rodney Carrington, June 11
Goo Goo Dolls with Michelle Branch, July 9
2705 Annapolis Lane
“The Marvelous Wonderettes,” through July 24, tickets are available by calling (763) 553-1600 or going online at plymouth playhouse.com.
Mystic Lake Casino
2400 Mystic Lake Blvd.
John Fogerty, June 17; Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy and Two Foot Fred, July 29; Beach Boys, July 31; ZZ Top, Aug. 11; More information by contacting Mystic Box Office at (952) 496-6563 or go to mysticlake.com.
Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center
Rooftop Theatre Co. presents “Nunsense,” 7:30 p.m. Friday, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, tickets are $12 through the Paramount Theatre and to be performed at Cathedral High School; (320) 259-5463 or www.paramountarts. org/main/events.
Science Museum of Minnesota
120 W. Kellogg Boulevard
“Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs,” through Sept. 5, tickets range from $16-$30; more information go to www.smm.org or call (651) 221-9444.
El Rancho Manana Campground
27302 Ranch Rd.
The Minnesota Homegrown Kickoff, Friday-Sunday; For more information or tickets go to www.MinnesotaBluegrass.org or call (800) 635-3037.
Northern Lights Casino
6800 Y Frontage Rd. N.W.
Foghat and Blue Oyster Cult, Saturday
Stimulus Package, 8:30 p.m. -12:30 a.m., Friday-Sunday, Cabaret at the casino.
If you would like your event listed in the entertainment guide, e-mail Jennifer at jennifer.stockinger@brainerddispatch. com, call 855-5851, fax 829-0211 or mail to Jennifer Stockinger, Brainerd Dispatch, P.O. Box 974, Brainerd, MN 56401. Please include time, date, place, admission price and contact information. Deadline is Monday for Thursday publication.