For week of March 30-April 5; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Blue Ox Bar
Shotgun Sally (country rock) Thur-Sat
Magic Box (alternative rock) Sun
Nod (rock) Mon-Wed
Jivin Ivan (variety) Fri
"Mad Breakfast" (one-act play) Sat
8 and 9:30 p.m.
Iron Rail Saloon
Doug Allen & Chicago Mob (rock) Thur-Sat
Stampede (country) Sun
8 p.m. to midnight
Rock Town (rock) Wed
The Palmers (variety) Fri-Sat
Prime Time Charlie's
Stool Pigeons (rock) Fri-Sat
The Blue Goose
Spots on Dice (rock) Fri-Sat
Bar Harbor Supper Club
Donny Vosen (variety) Thur-Sun, Wed
7:30 to 11:30 p.m.
West Side Bar
Wayne Renn (country) Thur
Rumors (country rock) Fri-Sat
Big Fun (variety) Wed
Muddy Water (country) Fri-Sat
Bluegrass jam Sun
Lee Bone (R&B) Fri-Sat
Amateur night Tue
Folk musician Eric Anderson in Grassroots Concerts series, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nisswa Community Center; $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12; tickets available at gate only.
Central Lakes College Production
"The Taming of the Shrew" April 6-15 with evening and matinee performances, CLC's John Chalberg Theatre, Brainerd campus; call box office at 855-8199.
"New Voices" spring concert, featuring youth audition and young composer winners, 7:30 p.m. April 8, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School, Brainerd; 2:30 p.m. April 9, Charles Martin Auditorium, Little Falls High School, Little Falls; 7:30 p.m. April 11, Long Prairie High School auditorium, Long Prairie; call 632-0960 or 800-826-1997 for tickets.
Bemidji State University Choir in concert, 7 p.m. Saturday, St. Joseph's Church, Crosby; call (218) 755-2915.
"The 15th Feaste of Eastertide," the annual Easter production by Crosby-Ironton Vocal Music Department, 5:30 p.m. April 15, 4:30 p.m. April 16, $11.
"Hello Dolly" by Aitkin High School Concert Choir, 7:30 p.m. April 6-8, auditorium.
"Tongue Twisted" one-act comedy, 7 p.m. April 6-7, Little Falls Middle School.
"School House Rock" spring musical, 7:30 p.m. April 6-8, Little Falls High School.
Little Falls students' "Jazz Night," 7:30 p.m. April 10, Little Falls Middle School; free; call 632-0960 or 800-826-1997 for information.
Baxter Elementary choir concert, 1:30, 6:15 and 7 p.m. April 13.
Franklin Elementary musical, 8 p.m. April 13.
Lowell Elementary choir concert, 6:30 p.m. April 13.
Whittier Elementary concert and open house, 6:30 p.m. April 13
Brainerd High School Fine Arts Banquet, April 17.
Paul Bunyan Playhouse
"Jesus Christ Superstar" opens April 6, with evening and matinee performances through April 22; Paul Bunyan Playhouse, Bemidji; $10 for adults; 751-7270. 50th Professional Summer Theatre opens June 14 "Steel Magnolias" followed by five other productions; season tickets available.
Army Field Band
U.S. Army Field Band & Soldiers' Chorus in concert, 4 p.m. April 22; Brainerd High School gymnasium; free admission by ticket only; tickets at Brainerd Daily Dispatch, 506 James St.
Morrison County Government Center
"Student Voices," an exhibit by area high school students, through April, 213 First Ave., Little Falls
Family Medical Center Gallery
Fifth-annual "Student Art Show," an exhibit by area elementary, middle and high school students, through April, 811 S.E. Second St., Little Falls
Brainerd City Hall
"New Beginnings" exhibit by Encore Art Club members, through April.
New York Mills Regional Cultural Center
Elementary Art Show through April.
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 or $55 per day; call GRAA at (320) 632-0960.
Out of town events
Ordway Music Theatre, 345 Washington St.
Minnesota Opera performs "Semiramide" April 8-16; $25-$80; call (651) 224-4222.
Minnesota Children's Museum, 10 W. 7th St.
Interactive exhibit "Go Figure!" through Sept. 4, Tuesday-Sunday, aimed at connecting math to everyday life for adolescents; call (651) 225-6000.
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2400 3rd Ave.
"The Foot in the Door Show," an exhibit by more than 1,700 Minnesota artists, through Monday 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.
Guthrie Theater, 725 Vineland Place
"The Darker Face of the Earth" production by Penumbra Theater Company through Saturday; $16-$39; call 877-447-8243.
Historic Orpheum Theatre, Downtown
"Fosse" opens April 12 with evening and matinee performances through April 23; $23-$58; call Ticketmaster, (612) 673-0404.
Paramount Arts District, Downtown
"What Is Art?" national juried exhibit with 28 artists in all media, through April 14 in Paramount Theatre Lobby; call St. Cloud Community Arts Council at (320) 257-3108 for more information.
Chamber Music Society of Saint Cloud
Skampa String Quartet with baritone Christoperen Nomura, 7:30 p.m. today, Ritsche Auditorium, St. Cloud State University; $12 for adults, $9 for seniors, at the door.
Dollars for Scholars Fund-Raiser
Impart Players perform "A Variety of Victims" dinner mystery in Dollars Pine River-Backus Dollars for Scholars fund-raising event Monday; social hour at 6 p.m., dinner at 7, Piney Ridge Lodge; $15; tickets at Bridge of Harmony, Brainerd; Northern National Bank, Backus; Lakes State Bank, Pequot Lakes; Pine River State Bank and Al's Bakery, Pine River.
Haapajoki Foundation Fund-Raiser
Swingin' Sertomans perform at John Haapajoki Foundation fund-raising event, 6 p.m. Friday, Mille Lacs Grand Casino convention center.
"Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People" workshop with Craig Coffman, 6:30-9:30 p.m. April 12, Brainerd Community Education; call (218) 828-5372.
Mille Lacs Indian Museum
Demonstration of processing maple sap into cakes and candy, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 7-8; Onamia; $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $3 for children; call (320) 532-3632.
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