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Cultural Thursday, Oct. 4th

Photo: Women community activists in the Venezuelan state of Vargas During an economic crisis and ongoing US sanctions, local community member Larry Fisk visited Venezuela for three weeks this past May 2018. For a portion of his stay, as part of an international group, he met with human rights organizations, …

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ABBA tribute show kicks off Cultural Arts Series season

The Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Center will debut its 2018-19 season of events on October 5 when ARRIVAL, one of the world’s most popular and most selling ABBA show bands, performs in Tornstrom Auditorium. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. ARRIVAL was founded by Vicky Zetterberg in 1995 in …

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‘The Elephant Man’ opens BCT season

Based on the true-life story of a horribly disfigured man who overcame personal adversity and became a celebrated part of Victorian London society, ‘The Elephant Man’ is first up on the Brainerd Community Theatre (BCT) season of plays. Performances begin on Sept. 27 and continue through the 29th, resuming for …

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Central Lakes Performing Arts named ‘Best Of the Brainerd Lakes’ in two categories

The Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Center at CLC was voted ‘Best of the Brainerd Lakes’ in two categories, as announced by the Brainerd Dispatch. The Center was voted #1 for both ‘Best Performing Arts’ and for ‘Best Live Entertainment Spot.’ There were 8 nominees for the performing arts category, …

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‘Church Basement Ladies’ opens July 19

The good ladies from the East Cornucopia Lutheran Church of the Prairie will be on hand to serve up a heapin’ helpin’ of musical comedy fun when ‘Church Basement Ladies’ hits the stage on July 19. As the second offering of Brainerd Community Theatre’s summer season, the beloved show runs …

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‘Rumors’ Up Next at Brainerd Community Theatre

“Rumors,” an adult farce written by America’s premiere comedic playwright, Neil Simon, will open Brainerd Community Theatre’s summer season on June 14. The show runs through June 16, and again from June 20-22. All performances are in the Chalberg Theatre on the Brainerd campus of Central Lakes College. “We’re billing …

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One young girl, a handful of seeds, and a heart full of hope

The Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Center concludes it 2017-18 Cultural Arts Series when the Children’s Theatre Company (CTC) of Minneapolis presents “Seedfolks,” with one performance on Saturday, May 19. The play will perform at 11 a.m. in the Chalberg Theatre on the Brainerd campus of Central Lakes College. Based …

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Young Frankenstein the Musical at BCT

The horror of Frankenstein’s monster meets the screwball comedy of Mel Brooks when Brainerd Community Theatre presents ‘Young Frankenstein: The Musical’ on the Chalberg Theatre stage. The zany stage adaptation of Brooks’ comedy horror film of the same name will perform at 7;30 p.m. on April 26-28 and May 3-5. …

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The New Standards at CLC April 13

Reimagining ‘old standards’ in a totally new way, the Minneapolis trio The New Standards will appear in the Chalberg Theatre on the Brainerd campus of Central Lakes College on April 13. The 7:00 p.m. show is part of the Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Center’s Cultural Arts Series. The band …

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CLC presents VocalEssence’s ‘River Songs and Tales with Mark Twain’

VocalEssence, the premiere vocal ensemble of Minnesota, will team with former news anchorman and actor Don Shelby for ‘River Songs and Tales with Mark Twain,’ on Saturday April 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chalberg Theatre, CLC’s Brainerd campus. The event is part of the Central Lakes Community Performing Arts …

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