For week of Feb 1-7; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Blue Ox Bar
Annex (rock) Thur-Sat
4 Man Front (rock) Mon-Wed
Whiskey Logic (country rock) Fri
Iron Rail Saloon
Upper South (variety) Thur
Plow Boz (country rock) Fri-Sat
Free Ride (country rock) Wed
Magic Box (rock) Fri-Sat
Prime Time Charlie's
Lip Service (rock) Fri
To Be Announced Sat
Bar Harbor Supper Club
Sawtell (variety) Thur-Sun, Wed
The Blue Goose
High Noon (country) Fri-Sat
West Side Bar
Free Ride (country rock) Thur-Sat
Led Stetson (country rock) Wed
To Be Announced Sat
The Nisswa Grille
Diane Saumer & Friends (variety) Sat 6-10 p.m.
Cowgirl poet-songwriter Blanche Evridge in Little Falls House Concert series, 7 p.m. Feb. 9, Jason's Supper Club, Little Falls, $7 for adults, $3 for children at the gate.
Brainerd Community Education and the Hardanger Fiddle Association will present a Scandinavian music and dance concert, 7 p.m. Feb. 10, Lowell Elementary School, 704 N. Third Ave., Brainerd, with performers Olav and Mary Hegge from Norway on hardanger fiddle and langeleik, The Norwegian Folkdanslaget from Minneapolis performing folk dances and the Skal Klubb, Brainerd's Scandinavian folk orchestra, cost is $5 for adults, free for children 12 and under accompanied by parents, (218) 764 2994.
Staples concert series
Centennial Auditorium concert season resumes at 2 p.m. Feb. 11 with the George Maurer Group, $10 for adults, $7 for students in advance, 894-5416 or 800-213-6877.
On stage at CLC
"Hello, Dolly!" opens Feb. 14 at Central Lakes College, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14-17 and 21-24, and 2 p.m. Feb. 18 and 25, John Chalberg Theatre, Central Lakes College, $5 for children 12 and under, $8 for seniors, $10 for general admission, or get a Family Pak of two children's and two general admission tickets for $22, call (218) 855-8202 or 800-933-0346.
On stage in Little Falls
Mixed Blood Theatre of the Twin Cities performs "Daughters of Africa" and "Dr. King's Dreams," 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16, Charles Martin Auditorium, Little Falls High School, $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and students, (320) 632-0960.
The Lonesome Tradition in House Concert Series sponsored by Minnesota Bluegrass and Old Time Music Association, 7 p.m. Feb. 17, Paul Bunyan Nature Learning Center, $8 for adults, $5 for children at the gate only, 829-9054.
Pequot Lakes concert
Riders of the Purple Sage in concert, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17, Pequot Lakes High School Auditorium, $10 for adults, $9 for seniors (60+) and $5 for students (up to age 18), tickets at Lakes State Bank in Pequot Lakes and Crosslake, Wells Fargo Bank in Pequot Lakes, Lakes Area Family Center in Pequot Lakes or call Community Education at 568-9200, Greater Lakes Area Performing Arts event.
Prairie Fire Musical Theatre and Harrison Elementary School, Brainerd, present "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," 6:30 p.m. Friday, at the school, call 829-4053 for more information.
High school play
Crosby-Ironton High School Drama and German clubs present "My Fatal Valentine" audience involvement murder mystery, 7 p.m. Saturday, Mayberry Auditorium, $5 for adults, $3 for students, available at Northwoods Floral and Crosby-Ironton Floral, or from club members.
Morrison County Government Center
Watercolor exhibit by John Heckman, through February, downtown Little Falls, free.
Family Medical Center Gallery
"Art for Art's Sake" exhibit by Shirley Sorenson, through February, downtown Little Falls, free.
Brainerd Public Library
"Portrait 2000" photography exhibit, through February.
Brainerd City Hall
Encore Arts Association members' exhibit, through February, free.
David Dick, Minneapolis, showing recent works at Central Lakes College Gallery, Brainerd, through Feb. 14.
Out of town
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington St.
"You're a Good Man Charlie Brown," through Feb. 18, $35-$45; Lulu Washington Dance Theatre's "Reflections in Black" performance, 7 p.m. Feb. 13, $14-$19; The Minnesota Opera production of "The Capulets and the Montagues," today-Sunday, $26-$84, (651) 224-4222.
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 W. Seventh St.
"Snow Ball! A Winter World of Fun" exhibit, through Sunday, $5.95, (651) 225-6000 or visit www.mcm.org on the Web.
Science Museum of Minnesota
120 W. Kellogg Blvd.
"When the Dinosaurs Were Gone" exhibit, (651) 221-9444 or visit www.smm.org.
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 Third Ave.
"China: Fifty Years Inside the People's Republic" photo exhibit, through March 4; "Berenice Abbott: An American Photographer" exhibit, Saturday-June 17, (612) 870-3131.
725 Vineland Place
"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Feb. 24-April 1, $16-$42, 877-447-8243.
700 N. First St.
"Blood Wedding," through Feb. 18, 877-447-8243.
Walker Art Center
725 Vineland Place
Mothers of Modernism celebration of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, through mid-March, including "Gertrude Stein and a Companion" production now through March 18 and Foundry Theater's Obie Award-winning "Gertrude and Alice: A Likeness to Loving" March 6-18, $23-$30; "Art in Our Time: 1950 to Present" exhibit, ongoing; (612) 375-7622.
Hennepin Broadway Series presents "Saturday Night Fever" through Feb. 11, "Cinderella" starring Eartha Kitt Feb. 13-18, with three other productions in the series, season tickets start at $104, call Ticketmaster at (612) 673-0404.
600 First Ave. N.
U2 "Elevation Tour 2001," 7:30 p.m. May 1, $46.50-$131.50, call Ticketmaster at (651) 989-5151.
Brave New Workshop's "Flanagan's Wake" runs weekly Thursday-Sunday, (612) 332-6620.
Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra 2000-2001 Pops Alive! Series concludes with "Ticklin' the Ivories," 8 p.m. Saturday, featuring pianist Rich Ridenour, $16-$37; "Masterworks" concert Feb. 10 with cellist Mark Kosower, (218) 733-7579.
Paramount Theater presents jazz pianist Butch Thompson, 8 p.m. Feb. 9, $17 for adults, $12 for seniors, (320) 257-3121.
Stroia Ballet Co. presents "Peter and the Wolf" and "Dancing Around the World" productions, 7 p.m. Feb. 8, Paramount Theater, $15 for adults, $13 for seniors, (320) 257-3121.
Everclear in concert, 8 p.m. Feb. 7, Halenbeck Hall, St. Cloud State University, $20, all Ticketmaster locations.
Jaques Center trip
Jaques Art Center of Aitkin will sponsor a bus trip April 11 to "Francis Lee Jaques: Master of Wilderness Art" exhibit at Bell Museum of Natural History, St. Paul, bus departs 8 a.m. from the center, $25, call (218) 928-2363.
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