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“Love Letters” performance to benefit Plut Scholarship

Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Center and the Central Lakes College Foundation will team with Prairie Bay Grill and Catering to present A.R. Gurney’s ‘Love Letters’ on Sunday, February 24. The performance will be at Prairie Bay’s Baxter restaurant, and all proceeds will go to the Joseph Plut Scholarship Fund. …

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Masters of the Guitar at CLC

It would be a great night of entertainment to listen to a guitar virtuoso demonstrate his considerable skills. But to hear two virtuosos in one evening? That’s truly incredible, and what audiences can expect when the Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Center presents Laurence Juber and Martin Taylor under the …

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‘Remembering Bobby Vee’ to Perform January 25

The life and music of one of the true legends of popular music, Bobby Vee, will be onstage at the Tornstrom Auditorium on January 25 when ‘Remembering Bobby Vee’ hits the stage at 7:30 p.m. As part of the Central Lakes College Community Performing Arts Center’s season, the show is …

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“A Billy Joel State of Mind” coming to CLC

Few singer-songwriters have amassed a catalog of hits as impressive as Billy Joel. His music will be paid tribute to by Twin Cities performer Mick Sterling on January 18 when “A Billy Joel State of Mind” comes to the Chalberg Theatre stage on the Brainerd campus of Central Lakes College. …

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Rhythmic Circus tour coming to Brainerd

Tornstrom Auditorium will be the place to be for a wildly-imaginative, “not-so-silent night” the whole family can celebrate together when Rhythmic Circus brings their ‘Holiday Shuffle’ show on December 16. Presented by the Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Center, the show begins at an earlier time, 6 p.m., than other …

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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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