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Posted: June 13, 2012 - 5:01pm

Live music

For week of June 14-20; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.


American Legion

Hwys. 371 and 84 W.

Frankie Lamb, 2-6 p.m. Sunday


Blue Ox

608 Laurel St.

Lasher, Friday-Saturday

Coco Moon

601 Laurel St.

Thursday Bluegrass, first, third and fifth Thursday of the month

Eagles Club

124 Front St.

Muddy Water, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Friday

Madden’s of Gull Lake

11266 Pine Beach Peninsula

The Whiskies, Friday-Saturday

Sunshine Kitchen & Moonshine

724 Mill Ave.

Saint Anyway, Thursday, $5 cover; Andy Fisher and Friends, Friday, $3 cover; Nate Eiesland of Scattered Trees, Saturday, $3 suggested cover

The Hubb

707 Laurel St.

Killer Hayseeds, Friday- Saturday;

The Last Turn Saloon

214 S. Eighth St.

Open Mic Night, first Wednesday of the month from 7-10 p.m.

Yesterday’s Gone

219 South Ninth St.

Free Jams in the Blue Room, third Wednesday of the month


Commander Bar

30279 Airport Rd.

Face For Radio, Friday-Saturday; karaoke, Sunday

JJ’s Pub

downstairs of the Commander

Paul Berget, Saturday

Prime Time Food and Spirits

8548 Ski Chalet Dr.

Karaoke, 8 p.m. to midnight Thursdays; Free Wheelin, Friday-Sunday


The Bridge Tavern

26929 Highway 6

Live music every Friday; Classic Country Dinner Theater, 4-8 p.m. Sunday


Moonlight Bay

County Roads 66 and 16

DJ J.P. and DJ Chad, every Friday-Saturday

Ox Lake Tavern and Grill

County Roads 66 and 16

Open Mic Nite with Tommy B, 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. June 21

The Wharf

County Roads 66 and 16

DJ Number II, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday


Bar Harbor

8164 Interlachen Road

Daybreak, 7-11 p.m. Saturday


Ten Hi

133 Highway 10

King’s Ransom, Saturday

Performing arts


Concerts in the Park

Park United Methodist Choir, 7 p.m. Thursday, June 7, in the bandstand at Gregory Park; free. Bring your lawn chair or a blanket. Concerts held every Thursday through Sept. 6. The concerts are a collaboration between the Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department and the Lakes Area Senior Activity Center. The rain out site is the senior center located at 803 Kingwood St., Brainerd.


Benefit concert

Chad M. Anderson, a professional singer and actor originally from Brainerd, will be joined by friends to present a benefit concert of Broadway show tunes and pop songs, 7 p.m. Sunday, Crosslake Lutheran Church.

Outdoor Music Series

Brat Pack Radio, 7 p.m. June 23, Crosslake Town Square


Pequot Lakes musical

Pequot Lakes Community Theater’s “Mid-Life the Crisis,” performances are 8 p.m. July 12-14 and 19-21 and a 2 p.m. July 15. For more information call Pequot Lakes Community Education office at (218) 568-9200.

Special Events


Friday nights at the Beanery Cafe

Roy Allen, 8-10 p.m., Friday, June 8, the Beanery Cafe.

Art events

Kaleidoscope, first Saturday of the month for ages 8 and up at 10 a.m., Jaques Art Center; Art classes, first Wednesday of the month, 1-4 p.m. More information or to register call the center at (218) 927-2363 or email at info@jaquesart.com.


Author book-signing

Author Margo Hansen, to sign copies of her books, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 22, at Bethany Book and Gift.

Reading Room series

Author Joe Plut to host literary series from 4:30-6:30 p.m., third Thursday of the month at Prairie Bay through October, with next presenter being poet Charmaine Donovan, June 21. More information by calling 824-6444.


Brown Bag Lunch series

Brown Bag Lunch Summer Authors’ Series, noon to 1 p.m. Mondays through July, with photographer Bill Marcel to visit Monday, Brainerd Public Library; free and participants may bring a bag lunch.

Lakes Area Summer Organ Series

Carla Christopherson, noon, Wednesday, First Lutheran Church; free-will offering.

Great Northern Radio Show

The Great Northern Radio Show, a new variety program produced by Northern Community Radio (KAXE), to be broadcast live, 5-7 p.m. Saturday, John Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College. Tickets are free, but must be reserved by calling KAXE at (800) 662-5799. Audience members are asked to be seated by 4:30 p.m.

Celtic Festival on the Farm

The fourth annual Celtic Festival, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 21, The Farm on St. Mathias. Admission at the gate is $8 for ages 12 and up, $4 for children ages 3-11 and free for children age 2 and under.

CLC auditions

Central Lakes College Theatre to host 2012 summer theatre production, July 12-15 and 19-22. For more information contact Patrick Spradlin at 855-8255 or pspradlin@clcmn.edu.


‘Out West’

Action Entertainment production, “Out West” to be performed at 4 p.m. every other Saturday during the summer beginning June 26 at Billy’s. All shows are $12 for adults and $7 for children. For a complete schedule go to www.lakesareanightout.com/entertainment/291507/action-entertainment#Info.


Rehearsals scheduled

Fishermen’s Community Theatre’s “Mysterious Ways,” rehearsals will be at 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday beginning Monday. Play will be performed at July 26-27 and Aug. 2-3 at The Old Fire Hall in Crosslake. For more information, contact Stanley Mikles at 820-5365.


Lone Eagle exhibit

Lone Eagle exhibit enhancement to debut this spring at the Charles A. Lingbergh Historic Site.


‘Little Red Riding Hood’

Action Entertainment’s “Little Red Riding Hood,” production will be held every Thursday in the Nisswa Pioneer Village. All shows are $12 for adults and $7 for children. For more information call Action Entertainment at 839-2514.


‘Back to Fifties’

“Back to the Fifties” dinner/dance, June 23, Northern Lights Event Center. Social hour at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. and entertainment at 7 p.m. Tickets are $50, with $35 as a tax-deductible contribution to the Leech Lake Area Watershed Foundation.

‘Taste of Broadway IV’

“Taste of Broadway IV,” Aug. 20, Northern Lights Hotel Event Center, with rehearsals beginning at 7 p.m. Monday. If interested in joining the chorale for this year’s show contact Joanna Aamodt at (218) 224-3562. Reservations are $50 per person for the inner show and are available by calling (218) 547-2865.

Visual arts


Jaques Art Center

121 Second St. NW

Watercolor exhibit featuring the works of Robert Luedtke, Olga Kjell and Duane Barnhart, runs through July 14.

Ripple River Gallery

27591 Partridge Ave.

Pottery and woodblock prints by Jo Severson and Richard James Nelson on exhibit, through July 15, with a reception from 2-4 p.m. Saturday.


City Hall

501 Laurel St.

Encore Art Club members, paintings, ongoing.

Crow Wing County

Historical Society

320 Laurel St.

Various exhibits, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 829-3268, www.crowwinghistory.org.

Evelyn Matthies’ Porthole Gallery

712 Washington St.

Artist Jerry Albert exhibit “Creation Wonders,” runs through the end of July, with an artist reception from 1-3 p.m. June 23.

Crow Wing County

Community Services

204 Laurel St.

Artwork by Jan Lendobeja and Jean Dressel to be on display through June.

Northland Arboretum Art Gallery

14250 Conservation Dr.

Artist Sonja Larsen work on display through June.

Q Gallery at Franklin Arts Center

1001 Kingwood St., Suite 222

Crossing Arts Alliance (TCAA) Salute to the Arts annual exhibition will be open from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through July 14.


Sioux Line Depot Museum

101 First St. N.E.

A traveling exhibit entitled Lake Roosevelt Artifact Exhibit and Interpretive Project will be on display during regular business hours. To schedule the exhibit for a group, school or organization, contact the Cuyuna Iron Range Heritage Network office at (218) 545-1166 or Kay at (218) 546-5996.


Community Center and Library

14126 Daggett Pine Road

Paintings by Crosslake Art Club members, ongoing; Crosslake Art Club Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 9-11, free.


Morrison County Government

Center Gallery

213 First Ave. S.E.

Local artists, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. weekdays, ongoing.

Weyerhaeuser Museum

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.

Out of town


Chanhassen Dinner Theatre

501 W. 78th St.

“XANADU,” through Sept. 29, main stage; box office, (800) 362-3515, www.chanhassentheatres.com.


Old Log Theater

5175 Meadville St.

“The Fox on the Fairway,” runs through Sept. 1; (952) 474-5951, www.oldlog.com.


Grand Casino Hinckley Events

and Convention Center

777 Lady Luck Dr.

ZZ Top, 3 Doors Down, plus special guest, June 29

The Jets, July 3


Minneapolis Institute of Arts

2400 Third Ave. S.

Rembrandt in American, coming June 24; (612) 870-3131, www.artsmia.org.


Grand Casino Mille Lacs

777 Grand Ave.

Joe Nichols, June 22

Foreigner, July 27


Plymouth Playhouse

2705 Annapolis Lane

“A Mighty Fortress Is Our Basement,” through Oct. 21, tickets are available by calling (763) 553-1600 or going online at plymouthplayhouse.com.


Mystic Lake Casino

2400 Mystic Lake Blvd.

Penn & Teller, Friday; Heart and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, June 29; Kid Rock, July 15; Comedian Jeff Dunham, Aug. 3; REO Speedway, Aug. 31; More information by contacting Mystic Box Office at (952) 496-6563 or go to mysticlake.com.


Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center

Tracy Lawrence with James Otto, June 22, $45, River’s Edge Convention Center; (320) 259-5463 or www.paramountarts.org/main/events.


Science Museum of Minnesota

120 W. Kellogg Boulevard

“Real Pirates” exhibition, runs through Sept. 3; More information go to www.smm.org or call (651) 221-9444.


Northern Lights Casino

6800 Y Frontage Rd. N.W.

Bachman & Turner, June 29

White Ties, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Friday-Saturday, in the Caberet.

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.