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Entertainment

October 6, 2011

Entertainment Calendar

Thursday

Lego Program — 3:30-4:30 p.m., North Mankato Taylor Library Police Annex, 1001 Belgrade Ave., free, 345-5120.

“Material Marks,” by Allison Roberts, opening reception — 5-8 p.m., Emy Frentz Arts Guild, 523 S. Second St., free, 387-1008.

“The Mind of Many The Mind of One,” by Charles Steinbach, book presentation and signing — Noon, South Central College room 123, North Mankato, free, lulu.com/spotlight/charlessteinbach.

Minnesota State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Rent” — 7:30 p.m., MSU’s Performing Arts Center , 320 Maywood Ave., $22 for general admission, $19 for discounted tickets, $15 for current MSU students, msutheatre.com.

Nachito Herrera Latin Jazz Quartet — 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center Halling Recital Hall, 320 Maywood Ave., $15 general admission, $13 for MSU students, 389-5549.

Top 40 Dance DJ — 10 p.m., Boomtown, free, 625-9264.

Trivia — 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., Pub 500, 500 S. Front St., free, 625-6500.

“Truck Farm,” documentary film screening — 7 p.m., Treaty Site History Center, St. Peter, free, 934-2160.

Music

Midtown Tavern — Fiddleman Karaoke

RedSky — Mystery Moth with Mike Fugazzi

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Savoy — Organic Cowboys

Friday

100th Madison Lake Fire Department anniversary street dance celebration featuring Blue Ringers — 8 p.m. to midnight, Trail Blazer, 301 Main St., Madison Lake, free, 507-243-4338.

Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Theatre and Dance presents “On Ego” — 8 p.m., Anderson Theatre, St. Peter, $9 for adults, $6 for seniors and students, gustavus.edu.

MSU’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Rent” — 7:30 p.m., MSU’s Performing Arts Center , 320 Maywood Ave., $22 for general admission, $19 for discounted tickets, $15 for current MSU students, msutheatre.com.

Music

Busters — Arch Allies

Indian Island Winery — Duke Zecco

The Loose Moose & Conference Center — Kato Karaoke

Mac’s Bar — Video DJ/Karaoke

Midtown Tavern — Raving Moon Rising

Morgan Creek Vineyards — Ben Marti

RedSky — 80’s Night with Ocho and Digital T

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Saturday

“Causes of the Dakota War of 1862” presentation by John LaBatte — 1 p.m., Fort Ridgely Historic Commissary building, Fairfax, MN State Park permit required, dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/fort_ridgely.

The Chestnut Brass Company in concert — 7 p.m., Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus, $15 for adults, $12 for senior citizens, students and Gustavus staff, free for Gustavus students, gustavus.edu.

City Center Market — 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., downtown Mankato, citycentermarketmankato.com.

Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Theatre and Dance presents “On Ego” — 8 p.m., Anderson Theatre, St. Peter, $9 for adults, $6 for seniors and students, gustavus.edu.

MSU’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Rent” — 7:30 p.m., MSU’s Performing Arts Center , 320 Maywood Ave., $22 for general admission, $19 for discounted tickets, $15 for current MSU students, msutheatre.com.

P.A.W.S. (Providing Animals With Shelter) Walk — 10 a.m., Millpond Park, St. Peter.

Music

Busters — Big Twang

Circle Inn — Main St., Band

Embassy, St. Peter — Mike Fugazzi with Ryan Lano

JT’s Hideaway, New Prague — IV Play

The Loose Moose & Conference Center  — Karaoke with Sohmer

Mac’s Bar — Video DJ/Karaoke

Midtown Tavern — Singing Cowgirl

Morgan Creek Winery — Jim McGuire Jazz Trio

Pub 500 — Rain Kings

RedSky — MOD SUN, Just Say Yes

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Smiley’s, New Ulm — D and R Karaoke

Spinners Bar and Grill, Kasota — Karaoke

Sunday

Gustavus Department of Theatre and Dance presents “On Ego” — 2 p.m., Anderson Theatre, St. Peter, $9 for adults, $6 for seniors and students, gustavus.edu.

“Heartland,” Mankato Symphony Orchestra — 3 p.m., Mankato West High School Auditorium, 1351 S. Riverfront Drive, tickets available at mankatosymphony.com.

John Walker, classical pianist — 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center Halling Recital Hall, 320 Maywood Ave., $12 general admission, $11 for MSU students, 389-5549.

The Melius Piano Trio — 7:30 p.m., Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus, free, gustavus.edu.

MSU’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Rent” — 2 p.m., MSU’s Performing Arts Center , 320 Maywood Ave., $22 for general admission, $19 for discounted tickets, $15 for current MSU students, msutheatre.com.

Plus level square dancing with Dean Fishel calling and Leora Murphy cuing rounds — 2-4:30 p.m., Sherburn Community Hall, Sherburn, 507-831-3550.

“Sheep-Wool-Quilts,” program — 1-4 p.m., Harkin Store, 66250 Nicollet County Road 21, 934-2160.

Music

Midtown Tavern — Fiddleman Karaoke

RedSky — Freestyle Battles

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Savoy — D and R Karaoke

Monday

Family Storytime — 6:30 p.m., North Mankato Taylor Library, 1001 Belgrade Ave., free, 345-5120.

Texas Hold’Em Poker — 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Pub 500, free, 625-6500.

Music

Boomtown — Karaoke

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Tuesday

“Dance, Dance, Dance, Senior Dance,” featuring The Jolly Woodchopper — 1-4 p.m., American Legion, 229 W. Nassau, St. Peter, admission charge with lunch included, 934-0484.

Preschool Storytime — 10:30 a.m., North Mankato Taylor Library, 1001 Belgrade Ave., free, 345-5120.

Trivia — 7 p.m., The Lake’s Bar and Grill, 151 W. Humphrey St., Lake Crystal, free, 507-726-6801.  

University Jazz Groups — 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center Halling Recital Hall, 320 Maywood Ave., $9 or $7 for general admission, $6 for MSU students, 389-5549.

Music

RedSky — Acoustic Showcase

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Savoy — D and R Karaoke

Wednesday

Trivia with Stunt Monkey— 10 p.m., Boomtown, free, 625-9264.

Music

RedSky — Open Mic Night with Joe Williams

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

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