David Mullen's sales pitch - to fill the streets of downtown Brainerd with zombies - received surprisingly positive feedback from city businesses.
"I've been a zombie fanatic since I was a kid," the Brainerd resident said.
■ Live music
For week of March 28-April 3; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
608 Laurel St.
601 Laurel St.
Songster Pete Norman, 5-7 p.m.
■ Ashlee Hauble
Art focus: Brainerd High School (BHS) Mock Trial Team.
Adviser nomination: "Ashlee won the best lawyer award, for our team, from the judges at the state competition.
■ Three men and Thirty
Instruments to set stage
New Odyssey: Three Guys and Thirty Instruments will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 4 at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd. The concert is part of the Lakes Area Concert Association concert series for 2012-13.
Little Falls to present production
LITTLE FALLS - The Little Falls Community Middle School Drama Department will be performing the musical "Willy Wonka Kids!" at 7 p.m. March 28 in the gymnasium stage at the school.
"If only these aprons could talk."
Well, Brainerd resident Guy Kelm's wife's aprons talked - which inspired Kelm to begin the realization of a lifelong dream - the publication in January of his first book, "The Apron: Stories From the Farm.
poet to present reading
Palestinian-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye will conduct a poetry reading at 11 a.m. April 5 at Central Lakes College (CLC) Chalberg Theater.
The event will be a free-will offering.