For week of March 2-8; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Stoney Jam (variety) Fri-Sat
Blue Ox Bar
Magic Box (alternative rock) Thur-Sun
Dr. Tom Kat (rock) Mon-Wed
Muddy Water (country) Fri
Brandon Scott (alternative rock) Fri
One-Act Play (drama) Sat, 9:30-11:30 p.m., $2 cover
Iron Rail Saloon
Killer Hayseeds (country rock) Thur
Silent Partner (rock) Fri-Sat
Stampede (country) Sun, 8 p.m.-midnight
Free Ride (variety) Wed
The Palmers (variety) Fri-Sat
Prime Time Charlie's
Stool Pigeons (rock) Fri-Sat
The Blue Goose
Starting Lineup (variety) Fri-Sat
Bar Harbor Supper Club
Donny Vosen (variety) Thur-Sun, Wed, 7:30-11:30 p.m.
West Side Bar
Bear Creek (country rock) Thur-Fri
Killer Hayseeds (country rock) Sat
Y2K (country rock) Wed
Upper South (country) Fri-Sat
Lee "Bone," R&B unplugged, Fri-Sat
Amateur night, Tues
House Concerts series
Folk duo the Granary Girls in Little Falls House Concerts series, 7 p.m. Saturday at Black & White Hamburger Shop, downtown Little Falls; call (320) 584-5959.
Greater Lakes Area Performing Arts presents "Noises Off," a farce by Michael Frayan, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and March 11, 2 p.m. March 12 at Pequot Lakes High School Auditorium; $7 for adults, $6 for students and seniors; tickets available at Lakes State Bank in Pequot Lakes and Crosslake, Norwest Bank in Pequot Lakes, or by calling 568-9200.
Folk musician Garnet Rogers in Grassroots Concerts series, 7:30 p.m. Friday at Nisswa Community Center; $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12; tickets available at gate only.
"The Groom Said No"
Pine River-Backus High School play, 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, PR-B old high school gym; $3 for adults, $2 for students at the door.
"Winter Multi-Cultural Choir Concert" featuring the Crosby-Ironton High School Choir, 7:30 p.m. March 9 in the auditorium.
Second-grade musical, 6:30 p.m. today, Lowell Elementary School.
Mass Band Concert, 7 p.m. March 13 in Little Falls High School gymnasium.
Brainerd High School guest conductor concert, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School.
BHS Orchestra concert, 7:30 p.m. March 14
"It's Good to Sing!" featuring Harmony Engineers and other area choral groups, 8 p.m. March 10, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School; call 828-5372.
Folk singer Ben Weaver at New York Mills Regional Cultural Center, March 11; call 385-3339.
Paul Bunyan Playhouse
"Tradition to Treasure" choral concert by Vocalmotive Show Choir and The Macalester Traditions, 7:30 p.m. March 10, Paul Bunyan Playhouse, Bemidji; $10 for adults, $7 if 18 and under; 751-7270.
Women's History Month production
"A Piece of My Heart," a drama about women's experiences in the Vietnam war, presented by Playing on Purpose Productions at 2 and 7 p.m. March 20 in Bob Dryden Theatre, Central Lakes College, Brainerd campus as part of Women's History Month; $5; call 855-8082.
Party for the Arts
"Meet Mark Twain" by Donald King Cowan at fourth annual Party for the Arts fund-raiser for the Great River Arts Association of Little Falls; social hour at 6 p.m., traditional Southern dinner at 7 p.m., Cowan at 8 p.m. March 24; $25 for dinner and show; call (320) 632-0960.
Lakes Area Concert Association
Violinist Erika Raum in Lakes Area Concert Association performance, 7:30 p.m. March 16 in Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School; season memberships available by calling 829-3379.
Central Lakes College Production
"The Taming of the Shrew" opens April 6 at CLC's John Chalberg Theatre, Brainerd campus; call box office at 855-8199.
Morrison County Government Center
"New Voices," an exhibit by area high school students, through March, 213 First Ave., Little Falls
Family Medical Center Gallery
"Student Art Show," an exhibit by area elementary, middle and high school students, through March, 811 S.E. Second St., Little Falls
Brainerd City Hall
"New Beginnings" exhibit by Encore Art Club members, through April.
Central Lakes College, Staples campus
"Best of the Best" exhibit by area members of Minnesota Professional Photographers Association, through Tuesday.
CLC Art Gallery, Brainerd
"The Beauty Myth," photographs by Laura Crosby of Minneapolis, through March 22; artist's lecture, 1 p.m. March 14, art room, CLC, Brainerd.
New York Mills Regional Cultural Center
Elementary Art Show through April.
Workshop with Gerald Korte, Midwest Watercolor Society signature member, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 11, Pine River-Backus High School; $25 to Pine River-Backus Community Education, c/o Lyn Nickisch, 9260 Edgewater Circle, Pequot Lakes, MN 56472; 562-4364 for more information.
Brainerd Art Club
Kathy Braud intermediate watercolor workshop March 11, Brainerd Senior Center; call Nancy Williams, 825-0674.
Oil painting workshop
Great River Arts Association-sponsored oil painting workshop with Bela Petheo, former art instructor at St. John's University, April 10-14; $225 for five days, $30 per session; call GRAA at (320) 632-0960.
Out of town events
Ordway Music Theatre
345 Washington St.
The Minnesota Opera production of Verdi's "Macbeth" starring James Morris; through Sunday, with evening and matinee performances; $25-$80; call (651) 224-4222. Frank Wildhorn's Broadway musical "The Scarlet Pimpernel" opens Tuesday.
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 W. Seventh St.
Interactive exhibit "Go Figure!" Tuesday-Sunday, aimed at connecting math to everyday life for adolescents; call (651) 225-6000.
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 Third Ave.
"The Foot in the Door Show," an exhibit by more than 1,700 Minnesota artists, through April 2 in the Minnesota Artists Gallery; call (612) 870-3000. "Star Wars: The Magic of Myth," a traveling Smithsonian exhibit of items from the film series, through June 4.
Walker Art Center
Vineland Place and Hennepin Avenue
"Global Conceptualism: Points of Origin, 1950s-1980s," a visiting exhibit organized by Queens Museum of Art, New York, with 200 works by 130 artists representing 10 countries; through Sunday; call (612) 375-7650 or see www.walkerart.org.
Paramount Arts District, downtown
"What Is Art?" national juried exhibit with 28 artists in all media opens March 10 with public reception, 7-9 p.m.; sponsored by St. Cloud Community Arts Council; call (320) 257-3108 for more information.
DECC Auditorium, downtown
Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra performs "Symphonasaurus" with guest performer John Burstein as "Slim Goodbody"; 3:30 p.m. March 11, Mitchell Auditorium, College of St. Scholastica; $12 for adults, $6 for children; call 733-7579 or consult the Web at www.dsso.com.
Jodi Schwen, editor of Lake Country Journal magazine, guest speaker at the monthly Writers Alliance meeting, 10 a.m. Saturday, River Nith Coffee and Books, Westgate Mall, Brainerd; open to public; call 828-9329 for more information.
Heritage Festival 2000 will feature arts and crafts, dancing, food, displays and demonstrations from other countries; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 11, Brainerd High School; free.
Wendy Rosnau of Brainerd will sign copies of her first published romance novel, "The Long Hot Summer," noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at her bookstore, CatTales Book and Gift, 607 Laurel St., Brainerd; signings are also scheduled for 7-8 p.m. March 21 at Hallett Library in Crosby and noon to 2 p.m. March 25 at the Book Center in Westgate Mall.
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