For week of July 12-18; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Anywho (country rock) Fri
Blue Ox Bar
Clay Sun Union (rock) Thur-Sat
Cliff Veronick, pianist, and Cleo Kuelbs, vocalist (jazz/swing), Sat, 7-1
Muddy Water (country) Fri
Iron Rail Saloon
Upper South (variety) Thur-Sun, Wed
To Be Announced Fri-Sat
Dockside Bar, Breezy Point Resort
Elvis (impersonator) Sat, 8-10:30 p.m.
Marina Bar, Breezy Point Resort
Knockers (variety) Thur-Sat
Johnny Green & the Greenmen (variety) Mon-Wed
Prime Time Charlie's
Free Ride (variety) Fri-Sat
Stool Pigeons (rock) Fri-Sat
Raggs (variety) Fri-Sat
Elvis (impersonator) Sun
Three Bobs (variety) Mon
East Gull Lake
O'Madden Pub (Madden's Resort)
Red Gallagher (variety) Thur-Sat
Preston & Paulzine (variety) Mon-Wed
Cliff Veronick, pianist, and Cleo Kuelbs, vocalist (jazz/swing), Sat, 5:30-8:30
Bar Harbor Supper Club
Breezin' (variety) Thur-Sun, Wed
Steve Anderson (variety) Mon-Tues
The Blue Goose
Great Outdoors (variety) Fri-Sat
West Side Bar
Tequila Rose (variety) Thur-Fri
Star Lust (variety) Sat
Big Fun (variety) Wed
Kenny Jake (country rock) Sat
The Nisswa Grille
Diane Saumer & Friends (variety) Sat, Wed, 6-10 p.m.
Brainerd park concert
Juggler Tuey in Brainerd's Performance in the Park summer concert series, 7 p.m. today, Gregory Park, free; Paul Imholte, July 19.
Brainerd in Song and Dance
Rhythm of the Rails street variety show, 8 p.m. today-Saturday and July 19-21, 26-28, and 4 p.m. July 22, 303 Front St., Brainerd, $6 for adults, $4 for children, free for children 6 and under.
CLC theater summer season
Comedy musical "Smoke on the Mountain," 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Dryden Theatre; children's variety show "Stories, Songs and Fables 2001," 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, through July 19, Dryden Theatre; "Life, Version 2.0: A User's Guide" improvisational comedy show, 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday and July 19-20, Brainerd Ramada Inn; "Don't Dress for Dinner," 7:30 p.m. July 18-21, 24-28 and 2 p.m. July 22 and 29, Chalberg Theatre; 855-8199 or 800-933-0346.
Summer stock theater
Professional production of "A Thousand Clowns" featuring Paul Eiding and Bonnie Urseth, through Sunday, Paul Bunyan Playhouse, downtown Bemidji; comedy "Totally Necessary Men," July 18-22; two other productions through Aug. 24; $13 for adults, $9 for students, (218) 751-7270.
Naomi & the Segos in concert, 7:30 p.m. today, Staples Alliance Church, freewill offering, (218) 894-2891.
Prairie Fire Theater Co. presents "Cinderella," 7:30 p.m. Friday, Charles Martin Auditorium, Little Falls High School, $2 for adults, $1 for children, (320) 632-6629.
The Schimpp Sisters in concert, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Staples Centennial Auditorium, $6 in advance, $7 at the gate, 800-213-6877.
Urban Renewal in concert, 8 p.m. Saturday, James W. Mann Performing Arts Center, New York Mills, $8 for New York Mills Regional Cultural Center members, $10 for nonmembers at the gate.
Bobble the Clown children's show, 1 p.m. Saturday, Carnegie Library, Little Falls, (320) 632-9676; Bill the Juggler, July 28.
Little Falls summer concerts
Acoustic rock group Fault Line in Concerts in the Park series, 4 p.m. Sunday, Maple Island Park, downtown Little Falls, free; folk musician Don Nelson, July 22.
Little Falls comedy
You Betcha! Productions presents "Scooby Doo! Where Are You?" 7:30 p.m. July 19-21 and 2 p.m. July 22, Charles Martin Auditorium, Little Falls High School, $5 at the gate.
Greater Lakes Performing Arts
"You Can't Get There From Here," 7 p.m. July 27 and 28, Pequot Lakes School auditorium, $4 for adults, $2 for senior citizens and children 12 and under at Lakes State Bank in Pequot Lakes and Crosslake, Wells Fargo Bank in Pequot Lakes and at the door.
On stage in Little Falls
Hole in the Day Players present "Godspell" musical, 8 p.m. Aug. 16-19, Charles Martin Auditorium, Little Falls High School, (320) 632-9106.
Lorie Line concert
Lorie Line in concert, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23, Myles Reif Performing Arts Center, Grand Rapids, (218) 327-5780, and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24, Tornstrom Auditorium, Brainerd, 888-765-0966 or www.ticketworks.com, $37 for adults, $27 for children 15 and under.
Evelyn Matthies Porthole Gallery
"Reflections" by Nancy Williams and Jan Kurtz, through August, 712 Washington St., Brainerd.
Painter Warren Woodworth "Retrospective," through July.
Brainerd City Hall
Kathy Porwall-Chris Lauer mentor-student joint exhibit, through August.
Watercolor exhibit by Laura Miller; Jen Dougall, outdoor photographer, featured artist of the month for July.
Bookin' It Bookstore
Painting exhibit by Little Falls artist Warren Woodworth, through July, downtown Little Falls.
Morrison County Government Center
"Spontaneous Imagery and Portraits" exhibit by illustrator Nancy Leasman, through August, downtown Little Falls.
Family Medical Center Gallery
"Minnesota Thoughts and Memories" exhibit by painter Lynda Converse, through August, 811 Second St. S.E., Little Falls.
Jaques Art Center
Ripple River Quilter show, through Sept. 1, downtown Aitkin.
Ripple River Gallery
Painting exhibit by Fergus Falls artist Charles Beck, through Aug. 5, rural Deerwood.
Pine River Elementary School
Pine River Art Club's 41st annual exhibit and sale, 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. July 26-28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 29, painting demonstrations 2 p.m. July 26-28.
Lakes Area Artists
Lakes Area Artists' fourth annual 2001 Exhibition and Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 20-21 and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. July 22, Nisswa Community Center.
Nisswa Community Park and Center
Majestic Pines Art Festival, July 27-28, downtown Nisswa.
Out of town
Ordway Center for
the Performing Arts
345 Washington St.
"South Pacific," through July 25, $24-$55, (651) 224-4222.
Xcel Energy Center
Sugar Ray in concert, 7:30 p.m. July 30, $29.50; Matchbox Twenty in concert, 6 p.m. Aug. 1, $36.50; (651) 989-5151.
Brave New Workshop's "Flanagan's Wake" runs weekly Thursday-Sunday, (612) 332-6620.
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 Third Ave.
"Degas & America" exhibit, through Sept. 9, (612) 870-3131.
Walker Art Center
725 Vineland Place
"Franz Marc and the Blue Rider" exhibit, through Sunday.
Eric Clapton in concert, 7:30 p.m. July 19, Fargodome, $46-$66, (701) 235-7171.
New landscape and wildlife artwork by Bruce Wilson, University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chanhassen, through Sept. 2, $5 for adults, free for those under 18, gallery admission free with gate fee for arboretum.
Art In The Park
Art In The Park, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, park's lakefront in downtown Walker.
Carson and Barnes five-ring circus, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Monday, Ironton Industrial Park, advance tickets $5 for children, $10 for adults at Dave's Pit Stop, the Hair
Refinery, C-I Courier office and Citgo in Crosby-Ironton; Holiday near Potlatch in Brainerd; Holiday in Crosslake; Emily Hardware; Citgo and Hansen's Store on Bay Lake in Deerwood; and Aitkin Chamber of Commerce office.
Lunch at the Library
George Cowie, Evergreen Reading Program, at Brainerd Public Library's brown bag lunch series, noon-1 p.m. Monday.
Aitkin Riverboat Heritage Days, July 18-22, with parade 5 p.m. July 21, evening street dance July 20-21.
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.
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