For week of June 12-18; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Blue Ox Bar
Radio Daze, Mon-Tue
Kenny Jake, 8:30-12:30 p.m. Fri
Iron Rail Saloon
Free Ride, today-Sat
Midnight Highway, Fri-Sat
Prime Time Charlie's
Blues Train, 8 p.m.-midnight Sun (downstairs)
The Frank Kardello Project (acoustic), 7-11 p.m. Sun-Mon
Cherry Fix, Fri
Orange Whip, Sat
The Blue Goose
Oh Asis, Fri-Sat, $3
Steve Anderson, Mon-Tue
Mraz Brothers, Sat
West Side Bar
Joy Ride, today-Sat
Double Trouble, Wed
Glen Everhart, 8 p.m. Sat, $12.95 (Dinner at 6:30 p.m., $19.95 for dinner and show.)
First, third and fifth Thursdays of the month, Coco Moon, 6:30 p.m.
Organ Recital Series
Gayle Mortenson, noon-12:30 p.m. July 2, Zion Lutheran Church.
Battle of the Bands
4-11 p.m. July 3, Don Adamson Football Field, $5 in advance, $8 at gate.
Gospel Night Reunion
Featuring Crystal City Quartet, Music City, Schimpp Family, Golden Street Quartet and The Travelers, 1:30 p.m. July 3, Tornstrom Audito-rium, Washing-
dle School, $10.
Silent Partner and Funk Junkies
7 p.m. July 4, Don Adamson Football Field.
Ring of Kerry
Celtic band, as part of Arts in the Park, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 6.
Organ Recital Series
Virginia Bender, noon-12:30 p.m. July 9, First Presbyterian Church.
Musical play, 7:30 p.m. July 9-12, 15-19; 2 p.m. July 13, Dryden Theatre, Central Lakes College, $5 general public, free for CLC students, 855-8199.
Organ Recital Series
Heather Larson, noon-12:30 p.m. July 16, Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
The Frank Kardello Project
Singer-songwriter, 7-11 p.m. Sundays and Mondays through August, Prime Time Charlie's.
Blue Grass and Old Time Music Fest and Jam
Celebrating Crosslake Centennial, open stage, featuring Bistodeau Family Band, July 6, Crosslake Historic Log Village, bring lawn chairs, food available, $2, jammers free.
Area folk and country singer, 4 p.m. Sunday, Maple Island Park, downtown, free.
Open Mic Night
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, GRAA Arts Center, free, (320) 632-0960.
Jim Anthony Band
Contemporary Christian music, 7:30 p.m. June 19, GRAA Arts Center, $5 adults, $3 ages 6-12, free age 6 and under.
Rock singer, 4 p.m. June 22, Maple Island Park, downtown, free.
"Children of Eden"
Presented by Hole in the Day Players, 8 p.m. June 26-28 and 2 p.m. June 29, Charles D. Martin Auditorium, Little Falls Community High School; tickets available at Bookin' It, The Flower Dell and Silker Studio.
4 p.m. June 29, Maple Island Park, downtown, free.
Acoustic rock, 4 p.m. July 6, Maple Island Park, downtown, free.
Jazz/rock band, 4 p.m. July 13, Maple Island Park, downtown, free.
Organ Recital Series
Kathy Taylor, noon-12:30 p.m. June 18, Lutheran Church of the Cross.
Grand Casino Mille Lacs
Events & Convention Center
Tommy James & The Shondells, The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie and The Grass Roots featuring Rob Grill, 8 p.m. June 19, $28 and $35, (651) 989-5151.
Comedy presented by Pequot Lakes Community Theater, 7:30 p.m. July 10-11, 2 p.m. July 12-13, Pequot Lakes School Auditorium, $9 (adults), $8 (seniors), $7 (students), part of Summer Celebration 2003, www.glapa.org.
Prairie Fire Children's Theatre production of "Peter Pan," 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Performing Arts Area of Pillager School, $2 for students, $4 for adults at the Pillager Community Education office or at the door.
"Beauty and the Beast"
Performed by Prairie Fire Children's Theatre, June 23-28, Pine River/Backus High School.
Summer Concert Series
Every Sunday June-Sept., Remer Gazebo, 800-831-5262.
8 p.m. Saturday, T Maxwell's, $12.95. (Dinner at 6:30 p.m., $19.95 for dinner and show.)
Brainerd City Hall
Fifth and Laurel streets
Virginia MacArthur and Phyllis Frankum, through June.
The Crossing Arts Center
617 Laurel St.
Fourth Grade Art Show, ongoing.
"The Art Cart," show and sale, Monday through June 28; reception 1-3 p.m. June 22.
712 Washington St.
Nicole Roberts Hoiland, through July 29.
Brainerd Public Library
Helen Smith and Irene Donahue, through July 3.
Arts in the Park, art, pottery, smoothies, Century of Cars show, music, July 6.
Jaques Art Center
Native American Art Exhibit, through July 26.
Photographs by John Erickson, ongoing; reception 5-8 p.m. today.
Great River Arts Center Gallery
"Paintings, 1944-1992" by Jacqueline Skaggs, through July 3; reception 6-9 p.m. June 20.
Out of town
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 Third Ave. South
"Crossing the Channel: British and French Painting in the Age of Romanticism," through Sept. 7.
Minnesota Children's Museum
"Arthur's World," based on the PBS series, through Jan. 4.
"Pattern Wizardry," through Sept. 7.
7:30 p.m. Monday, Xcel Energy Center, $36.50, (651) 726-8240, www.rivercentre.org, www.xcelenergycenter.com, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
8 p.m. June 19, Xcel Energy Center, $49.50, $76.50 and $126.50, (651) 726-8240, www.rivercentre.org, www.xcelenergycenter.com, (651) 989-5151, www.ticketmaster.com.
"Circus! Science Under the Big Top"
Exhibit, June 21-Sept. 1, Science Museum of Minnesota, downtown, gate admission is $8 (adults), $6 (ages 4-12 and seniors), (651) 221-9444, www.smm.org.
A Taste of Minnesota
Featuring four stages and dozens of bands, plus food and other entertainment, July 2-6, near Wabasha Bridge along Mississippi River, downtown St. Paul.
Musical, July 8-20, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, $35-$65, (651) 224-4222.
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Dave Rogers' "Big Bugs" exhibit, through Sept. 28; gate admission $7.
"The Sound of Music"
Through Oct. 24, eight showings weekly, Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, $41-$63, (800) 362-3515.
The Moody Blues
9 p.m. June 27, Soo Pass Ranch, 1-800-493-FEST, www.faceconcerts.com, www.ticketmaster.com.
10,000 Lakes Festival
Blues, jazz, bluegrass and rock festival, July 3-5, Soo Pass Ranch, www.10000lakesfestival.com, (218) 847-1681.
Pearl Jam in concert, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, $35, (701) 235-7171, www.ticketmaster.com.
Grand Casino Hinckley
Events & Convention Center
Country musician Kenny Rogers, 9 p.m. Friday, amphitheater, $21, $28 and $35 at Grand Casino Hinckley and Grand Casino Mille Lacs box offices, or Ticketmaster at (651) 989-5151.
Country musician Martina McBride, 9 p.m. July 11, amphitheater, $29, $36 and $43 at Grand Casino Hinckley and Grand Casino Mille Lacs box offices, or Ticketmaster at (651) 989-5151.
NEW YORK MILLS
Regional Art Exhibit
Over 100 pieces by 60 artists, through July 20, Regional Cultural Center Gallery.
Great American Think-Off
Four finalists tackle the question "Do we reap what we sow?," 7 p.m. Saturday, New York Mills Regional Arts Center, (218) 385-3339, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Acoustic duo, 8 p.m. June 20, $8 (members), $10 (non-members), $5 (students), New York Mills Regional Arts Center, (218) 385-3339.
Author of "One Woman's War," Brown Bag Lunch Speakers Series, noon-1 p.m. Monday, library.
Author of "Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons," Brown Bag Lunch Speakers Series, noon-1 p.m. June 23, library.
Little Miss & Mr. 4th of July Pageant
Ages 4-8, 1 p.m. June 29, Westgate Mall center court, limited to first 35 entries.
Author of "Song of Sampo Lake," Brown Bag Lunch Speakers Series, noon-1 p.m. June 30, library.
Show & Shine Car Show
7-10 p.m. July 3, The Body Works parking lot.
All day July 4, Don Adamson Football Field, starts with corn feed at noon, concludes with fireworks show at 10 p.m., includes parade and live music.
Brainerd International Raceway Show & Go
Drag races, car show, entertainment and fireworks, July 3-6.
Unlimited Learning programs
"20 Years as 'Expats' in Saudi Arabia," Dale and Vi Klungness, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Hallet Community Center, $5
Crow Wing Black Powder Encampment
Visit with trappers and traders of yesteryear, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 21-22, food available, free admission.
Prairie Days Heritage Festival
Friday-Sunday. Call Julie Baum at (320) 732-2514 for more information.
Street dance, parade, music, Scheer's Lumberjack Show, golf tournament, kids' activities, arts and crafts, June 27-29, (218) 587-4000.
Make Dad a Card
Class, 11 a.m., Saturday, Paul Bunyan Nature Learning Center, $1.50 admission.
The FlipSide: Handcrafted Mosaic Stepping Stone
Ages 10-12, with Jennifer Cramer, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Crossing Fine Arts Center, $5 per child (non-members), $3 per child (members), limited to first 20 registrants, 828-5372.
Voice Classes for Children
Ages 6-9, instructor Danna Pantzke, various times and dates, (320) 632-0637.
St. Francis Music Center string ensemble meets 8-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the center in Little Falls, all skill levels, (320) 632-0637.
Meets from 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays at the St. Francis Music Center, open to anyone that plays a band instrument, all skill levels, (320) 632-0637.
Mille Lacs Indian Museum
12 miles north of Onamia, on Hwy. 169
Ojibwe Moccasin Workshop, Saturday-Sunday, $25, $20 for members, (320) 532-3632, pre-registration and pre-payment required.
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