For week of May 10-16; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Jivin Ivan (variety) Fri-Sat
Blue Ox Bar
Avoiding Tom (rock) Thur-Sat
Stump Lumpkins (rock) Mon-Wed
Upper South (variety) Fri
Iron Rail Saloon
Killer Hayseeds (country rock) Thur
Overtime (country rock) Fri-Sat
Upper South (variety) Wed
High Noon (country) Thur
Killer Hayseeds (country rock) Fri-Sat
Prime Time Charlie's
Ice Breaker (country rock) Thur
Stool Pigeons (rock) Fri-Sat
The Retractions (rock) Fri-Sat
East Gull Lake
O'Madden Pub, Madden's Resort
Big Bob Scoggin (rock & blues) Thur-Sat
Stoney Savanna (variety) Mon-Wed
Bar Harbor Supper Club
Double Image (variety) Thur-Sun, Wed
The Blue Goose
High Noon (country) Fri-Sat
West Side Bar
Free Ride (variety) Thur
Midnight Highway (country rock) Fri-Sat
Bush Pilots (rock) Wed
The Nisswa Grille
Diane Saumer & Friends (variety) Sat, 6-10 p.m.
SKATYRS ('60s-'70s) Fri
Shakespeare at CLC
"A Midsummer Night's Dream" presented by Central Lakes College students, 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday, Bob Dryden Theatre, Brainerd campus, $5 for adults, $3 for CLC students, 855-8199.
Little Falls House Concert
Folk singers Peter Ostroushko and Dean Magram in Little Falls House Concert series, 7:30 p.m. today, Jason's Casual Dining, $7 for adults, $3 for children, (320) 632-0960.
Central Lakes College Community Band and CLC Jazz Ensemble in concert, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Chalberg Theatre, Brainerd campus of CLC, $3 for adults, free to students with identification as well as ages 11 and under.
Washington Middle School choir concert, 6:30 and 8 p.m. today.
Mississippi Horizons band and orchestra concerts, 7 p.m. Monday (eighth- and ninth-graders), 6:30 p.m. Tuesday (sixth- and seventh-graders), Franklin Junior High School auditorium.
Franklin Junior High School orchestra and band concerts, 6:30 p.m. May 17.
Brainerd High School Choir spring pop concert, 8 p.m. May 18, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School, $3 for adults, $1 for students.
BHS Orchestra concert, 7:30 p.m. May 22, Tornstrom Auditorium, preceded by Washington Middle School orchestra concert, 6:30 p.m.
Mississippi Horizons choir concert, 7:30 p.m. May 24, Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School.
Rippleside Elementary School choir and band concert 7:30 p.m. May 22, Aitkin High School auditorium.
Little Falls Middle School choir concerts, 7:30 p.m. Monday (sixth-graders) and Tuesday (seventh-graders), and May 22 (eighth-graders), all in the Commons.
Little Falls High School choral concert, 7:30 p.m. May 17, Charles Martin Auditorium.
Little Falls High School band concert, 7:30 p.m. May 21, Charles Martin Auditorium.
St. Francis Music Center spring recitals, 7 p.m. May 25, 10 a.m. May 26 and 1 p.m. May 27, Room 242, Little Falls.
Crosby-Ironton Junior-Senior High School Choirs' Spring Concert, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Mayberry Auditorium, C-I High School, $2 for adults and free for students.
Summer theater auditions
Rhythm of the Rails auditions for summer variety shows, 7-8:30 p.m. May 15 and 10 a.m.-noon May 19 at 303 Front St., Brainerd, all ages welcome, come prepared with turn-of-the-century song or dance, call 825-8125 or 828-9109.
Boys' Choir auditions
Central Minnesota Boys' Choir auditions, 4 p.m. May 17 at Wadena Elementary School, 7 p.m. May 17 at Discovery Middle School, Alexandria, 4 p.m. May 24 at Staples Elementary School and 7 p.m. May 24 at Riverside Elementary School, Brainerd, (218) 894-1899.
Stroia Ballet Co. student recitals, 6:30 p.m. May 18 and 1 p.m. May 19, Charles Martin Auditorium, Little Falls High School.
Brainerd Public Library
Brainerd City Hall
Kathy Braud, watercolor display, through June at Brainerd PUblic Library, through May at Brainerd City Hall.
Jaques Art Center
"A Class Act" student exhibit, through May 19, downtown Aitkin.
Evelyn Matthies Porthole Gallery
"Colors of Summer" exhibit by painter Jean London, through June 30, Washington Street, Brainerd.
Ripple River Gallery
"Inuit Images," featuring lithographs from Canadian Inuits, through May 20, gallery in rural Deerwood open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, 678-2575.
34th annual Central Lakes College photo contest winners, as well as visual art students' works, on display through Friday, Brainerd campus.
"Horses and Humans" exhibit by painter Esther San Felippo, through May, downtown Little Falls.
Family Medical Center Gallery
"Of the Land" exhibit by Paige LaDue Henry, through May, 811 Second St. S.E., Little Falls.
Fresco in progress
Ongoing work in progress on the fresco at Lindbergh Elementary School in Little Falls by artist Charles Kapsner, open to public 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday through May.
Brainerd Area Art Club presents oil portrait workshop with St. Cloud artist Bela Petheo, Friday-Sunday, in conjunction with the group's Spring Expos May 19-June 16 at Crow Wing County Historical Museum, call Nancy Williams at 825-0674 to register for workshop.
Out of town
Ordway Center for
the Performing Arts
345 Washington St.
"Late Nite Catechism," now through May 20, with matinee and evening performances, $20-$30; "South Pacific" opens June 12, $24-$55; (651) 224-4222.
Brave New Workshop's "Flanagan's Wake" runs weekly Thursday-Sunday, (612) 332-6620.
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 Third Ave.
"Michael Mazur: A Print Retrospective," through June 3; "Berenice Abbott: An American Photographer" exhibit, through June 17; (612) 870-3131.
Walker Art Center
725 Vineland Place
"Franz Marc and the Blue Rider" exhibit, through July 15; "Yes Yoko Ono" exhibit, through June 17.
725 Vineland Place
"Once in a Lifetime" by Geroge S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, June 2-July 1, 877-447-8243.
700 N. First St.
"In the Blood" by Suzan-Lori Parks, through Sunday, $22-$26, 877-447-8243.
Hennepin Broadway Series
Historic Orpheum Theatre
"Saturday Night Fever," through Sunday, (612) 673-0404.
Minnesota Ballet Co. and Arrowhead Chorale composer Alberto Grau's "La Doncella," 7:30 p.m. May 18-19, 3 p.m. May 20, Marshall Performing Arts Center, University of Minnesota-Duluth, $12 for adults, $3 for children, (218) 733-7521.
Sherwin and Pam Lintor in concert at Midwest Country Music Theater, 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday, $7.50, 888-729-1033.
The Minnesota Opera presents "The Barber of Seville," 8 p.m. May 18-19, Paramount Theater, downtown, $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, (320) 257-3121.
Local literary journal realgoodwords seeking short stories for its 2001 spring-summer edition, 300-3,000 words, send by May 19 to 5780 Birchdale Road, Brainerd, MN 56401, include self-addressed stamped envelope for response, 825-8313.
Bluegrass jams on first, third and fifth Thursdays of each month at Coco Moon in downtown Brainerd, starting at 6:30 p.m., and every Saturday at Lakes Music in Pequot Lakes, starting at 1 p.m., call Charlotte Curtis at (218) 692-4035 for more information.
Mystery writers book signing
Minnesota mystery novelists Ellen Hart, William Kent Krueger, Deborah Woodworth and Carl Brookins at signing, 6-8 p.m. May 17, Bookin' It Bookstore, downtown Little Falls.
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