■ Live music
For week of April 18-24; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Highways 371 and 87 W
Frankie Lamb Band, 2-6 p.m. Sunday
608 Laurel St.
601 Laurel St.
Songster Pete Norman, 5-7 p.m. every Friday; Thursday Bluegrass, first, third and fifth Thursday of the month
124 Front St.
Frankly Country, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Friday, $5 cover for non-members
Rockin Bakken, Saturday
Jam session, 1-6 p.m. Sunday
Sunshine Kitchen & Moonshine
724 Mill Ave.
The Bittersweet Band, Friday, $5 cover
The Parlour, 3-5p.m. Saturday, $20 cover
Aitas, 10 p.m. Saturday
707 Laurel St.
The Underground Dance Club
Downstairs of The Hubb
DJ Richie Rick, every Friday-Saturday
The Last Turn Saloon
214 S. Eighth St.
Seth Doud, April 27
Open Mic Night, first Wednesday of the month from 7-10 p.m.
219 South Ninth St.
Free Jams in the Blue Room, third Wednesday of the month
30279 Airport Road
Audio Circus, Friday-Saturday
Downstairs of the Commander
Lisa Wenger, Saturday
Prime Time Food and Spirits
8548 Ski Chalet Dr.
Karaoke, every Thursday and on Friday
The Bridge Tavern
26929 Highway 6
Live music every Friday; Classic Country Dinner Theater, 4-8 p.m. Sunday
Crosby’s Piano Bar
County Roads 66
Open Jam Night, Wednesday; Piano bar with Steve Anderson or Shannon Webster, 7-11 p.m. every Friday-Saturday
County Roads 66 and16
DJ J.P. and DJ Chad, 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday
County Roads 66 and 16
Kings Ransom, Saturday
County Roads 66 and 16
DJ, 8 p.m. Saturday
Blue Goose Inn
9347 Highway 169
Hometown Zero, Friday-Saturday
Sherwood Forest Tavern
8798 Interlachen Road
Karaoke, every Saturday at 9:30 p.m.
■ Performing arts
Big Band Dance
Big Band Dance, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Saturday, Butler’s Opera House. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Tickets are being sold at the Beanery in Aitkin, Bridge of Harmony in Brainerd and at the Aitkin school. For more information contact Chris Halvorson at 218-927-2115, extension 3120.
U or M to perform
University of Minnesota School of Music’s University Singers to perform April 28, Brainerd High School; and at 7:30 p.m. April 26 at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Baxter.
The Minnesota Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Association presents its Minnesota Bluegrass Community Concert Series concert, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Crossroads Music Cafe, 824 Laurel St. The Platte Valley Boys and Tim and Cindy will perform. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door, $5 for teens and free for ages 12 and under.
‘The Ugly Duckling’
Sign Stage on Tour presents “The Ugly Duckling,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College. Tickets are available from the CLC Theatre Box Office at 218-855-8199 or 800-933-0346 extension 8199. Tickets can also be purchased online at clctickets.com. All seats are general admission. Prices are $10 for ages 18 and older or $5 for ages 5 to 17.
‘The Glass Menagerie’
“The Glass Menagerie,” Central Lakes College. Runs from April 25 through May 5 with Thursday through Saturday performances at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are available from the CLC Theatre Box Office 855-8199 or online at clctickets.com.
Brainerd students to perform
Seven Forestview Middle School students, selected for the Minnesota State Mid-Level Honor Band, to perform Saturday for an all day rehearsal followed by a concert at 2 p.m. Sunday at Chanhassen High School.
‘Seussical’ to be performed
Two Brainerd area students to perform in “Seussical,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, and April 25-27; and 2 p.m. shows Sunday and April 28, College of St. Scholastica.
Community Chorale concert
St. Francis Community Chorale concert, 2 p.m. Sunday, Sacred Heart Chapel at St. Francis Convent; free.
Comedian to perform
Jason Schommer to perform “STARSTRUCK,” 7 p.m. Saturday, Charles D. Martin Auditorium at Little Falls Community High School, as part of the drama department’s spring fundraiser.
NEW YORK MILLS
Bluegrass to be performed
The Barley Jacks to perform, 7:30 p.m. Friday, New York Mills Regional Cultural Center. Tickets are $12 advance reservation or $15 at the door. Student admission is $5. Reserve tickets at 218-385-3339.
Greg Trooper, 7:30 p.m. May 3, Live Well Nightclub and Coffee Bar. Admission is $10 at the door for adults and $5 for children under 12 with listening attention, when accompanied by an adult. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information go to www.grassrootsconcerts.org or call 839-4092 or e-mail email@example.com.
Piano Duo to perform
Piano duo Richard Collman and David Miller to perform, 2 p.m. Sunday, United Methodist Church. Sponsored, Staples Motley Area Arts Council.
■ Special Events
Kaleidoscope, 10 a.m. first Saturday of the month for ages 8 and up, Jaques Art Center; Art classes, 1-4 p.m. first Wednesday of the month. More information/registration call the center at (218) 927-2363 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Usual Suspects Comedy Theater Company, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Backus American Legion.
Author Joanna Dymond of “Crazy as a Loon,” noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Book World.
Just For Kix spring show
Just For Kix spring show “Dance to the Music,” 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m Saturday, Brainerd High School gymnasium. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for students and free for ages 5 and under.
Pequot Lakes Community Theater to host auditions for their summer production, “Church Basement Ladies 2: A Second Helping,” 7:30 p.m. May 1, in the music department at Central Lakes College. More information call 218–568-9200.
Crossing Arts Alliance’s Flipside, held from 10 a.m. to noon on the second Saturday of the month, in the former cafeteria at the Franklin Arts Center. With next event on May 11: Collages in Bloom with Stefanie DeVries.
Auditions for ‘Mysterious Ways’
Fishermen’s Community Theatre to present “Mysterious Ways, with rehearsals at 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday beginning April 30 through May 30, and then rehearsals will be Monday through Thursday until the opening performance. Schedule an audition time by contacting Stanley Mikles at 218-820-5365.
Lone Eagle exhibit
Lone Eagle exhibit at the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site.
The St. Francis Community Chorale meets from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays; Sestri, a Women’s Slavic Choir, meets at 7 p.m. Sundays; Brothers in Harmony, a men’s singing group open to teen-aged and adult men will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays; For more information, call the St. Francis Music Center at (320)632-0637.
Staples Area Women’s Chorus rehearsals, 8-9:30 p.m. Mondays in Staples Motley High School Choir Room.
■ Visual arts
Jaques Art Center
121 Second St. N.W.
Artwork by Linda Causton to be displayed through May 25.
Art Matters Studio
1001 Kingwood St.
2012 Brainerd High School Warrior Football Photography Exhibition entitled, “Tradition Never Graduates,” 1:30-4:30 p.m. May 5. Appointments can be made for the exhibit by calling 330-1780 from May 6 through June 29.
Brainerd Public Library
416 S. Fifth St.
Artists Virginia MacArthur and Helen Smith work on display through May.
501 Laurel St.
Encore Art Club members, paintings, ongoing.
Crow Wing County
320 Laurel St.
Various exhibits, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 829-3268, www.crowwinghistory.org.
Crow Wing County
204 Laurel St.
Artists Phyllis Frankum and Cindy Potvin work on display through June.
Franklin Arts Center
1001 Kingwood St.
“Celebrate the Young at Art” art show, Tuesday and Thursday
Sioux Line Depot Museum
101 First St. N.E.
A traveling exhibit entitled Lake Roosevelt Artifact Exhibit and Interpretive Project will be on display during regular business hours. Schedule the exhibit for a group, school or organization, contact the Cuyuna Iron Range Heritage Network office at (218) 545-1166 or Kay at (218) 546-5996.
Community Center and Library
14126 Daggett Pine Road
Paintings by Crosslake Art Club members, ongoing; Sherri Wagner’s work on display through end of April.
213 First Ave. S.E.
Local artists, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. weekdays, ongoing.
2151 S. Lindbergh Drive
Various Morrison County historical exhibits, ongoing, open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, free, (320) 632-4007, www.morrisoncountyhistory.org.
NEW YORK MILLS
New York Mills
Regional Cultural Center
24 Main Ave. N.
Annual regional art show, April 24-May 25. A reception in honor of the artists is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. April 26.
Staples High School
401 Centennial Drive
Staples Rotary Arts Show, May 3-4.
If you would like your event listed in the entertainment guide, e-mail Jennifer at email@example.com, call 855-5851, fax 829-0211 or mail to Jennifer Stockinger, Brainerd Dispatch, P.O. Box 974, Brainerd, MN 56401. Please include time, date, place, admission price and contact information. Deadline is Monday for Thursday publication.