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Blistering hot rockabilly band returns on March 9

If it’s the classic early rock ‘n’ roll and rockabilly of Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Johnny Cash (and many more!) that you want, played just the way those legends played it…you have found your dream band! Minnesota’s own Holy Rocka Rollaz bring back the sound, the look, the …

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Brainerd Community Theatre announces musical cast

Patrick Spradlin, Director of Brainerd Community Theatre, announces the cast for the musical ‘Young Frankenstein.’ The Mel Brooks stage adaptation of his classic 1974 film of the same title opens on April 26 with performances through May 5. Frederick Frankenstein (originated in the film by Gene Wilder) will be played …

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‘Five Women Wearing the Same Dress’ at Brainerd Community Theatre

At first glance, the title ‘Five Women Wearing the Same Dress’ sounds like a physical impossibility. Instead, this often hilarious, sometimes poignant, always funny play is the first spring season offering of Brainerd Community Theatre. The play runs February 23-24 and March 1-2 at 7:30 p.m., with an additional 2 …

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Ragamala Dance Company presents ‘Sacred Earth”

Combining ancient dance form with familiar ideas about the earth and our stewardship of it, the world renowned Ragamala Dance Company will present ‘Sacred Earth’ on February 9 at 7:30 p.m. The performance, part of the Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Center’s Cultural Arts Series, will be held in the …

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Neil Diamond celebration show Feb. 2

Celebrating the work of an artist whose catalog of songs spans three generations, and whose recordings have sold over 100 million records worldwide, “I Am—He Said” presents the music of Neil Diamond. As part of the Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Center’s Cultural Arts Series, the show will perform on …

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Buckets and Tap Shoes at CLC Jan. 26

Minneapolis-born brothers Rick and Andy Ausland comprise the heart of Buckets and Tap Shoes, and they will bring their high-energy blend of music, dance and drumming from the streets of Minneapolis to the stage of Chalberg Theatre on January 26. As part of the Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Center’s …

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Young Frankenstein Auditions at BCT

Brainerd Community Theatre will hold auditions for the spring musical ‘Young Frankenstein’ on Wednesday, January 17 and Thursday, January 18 at 7:30 p.m. Auditioners are asked to check in at the lobby of the Chalberg Theatre on the Brainerd campus of Central Lakes College. ‘Young Frankenstein’ is the stage adaptation …

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Davina and the Vagabonds to perform two shows January 6

Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Center director Patrick Spradlin remembers the bitter cold of last winter, and he’s got the perfect solution for the coming arctic blasts. “What better way to spend a frigid January afternoon or evening than listening to hot blues and jazz?” he asks. To do just …

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Tonic Sol-Fa to present holiday show December 21

Grammy Award-winning vocal group Tonic Sol-Fa will present their holiday show ‘I Still Believe’ on Thursday December 21 in the Tornstrom Auditorium. The 7:30 p.m. show is part of the Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Center’s Cultural Arts Series. Tonic Sol-Fa has established itself not only as the most in-demand …

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Rock in the Holidays: Rock & Roll Christmas at Cragun’s Centre

What do Led Zeppelin, Jethro Tull, Janis Joplin and Santa Claus have in common? They’re all part of the Rock & Roll Christmas Show. For the ninth consecutive year, the holiday season will be raucously kicked off when the perennial favorite hits the stage for one show only, Friday December 15 …

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