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September 29, 2011

Entertainment Calendar

Thursday

Jeffrey Ziegler, guest cello recital — 7:30 p.m., Gustavus Adolphus College’s Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall, St. Peter, free, 933-7200.

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.

Story Time — 10:30 a.m., Blue Earth County Library, 100 E. Main St., free, 304-4001.

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.

Music

Midtown Tavern — Fiddleman Karaoke

RedSky — Matt Hopper and The Roman Candles with Ian Hilmer

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wine Cafe — Karaoke

Friday

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 — ONE-Metallica Tribute

Indian Island Winery — Mary Guentzel Quintet

Lakefront Bar and Grill, Le Center — IV Play

The Loose Moose & Conference Center — Karaoke

Mac’s Bar — Video DJ/Karaoke

Morgan Creek Vineyards — Ben Marti

RedSky — Charlie Parr with Pre Apocalyptic Junkyard Orchestra

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wine Cafe — Bully Pulpit, The Minnesota Barking Ducks

Saturday

“Alien’s Are Invading the North Mankato Taylor Library” — 10:30-11:30 a.m., North Mankato Taylor Library, 1001 Belgrade Ave., free, registrations required, 345-5120.

Autumn star constellation demonstration with Mike Lynch — 7:30 p.m., Fort Ridgely State Park, Fairfax, dnr.state.mn.us/state/parks.

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

Marian Anderson Art Gallery Fall Open House — 1-5 p.m., Marian Anderson Art Gallery, 1560 Adams St., free, bechshistory.com.

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 — Jaron and the Long Road to Love

The Loose Moose & Conference Center  — Karaoke

Mac’s Bar — Video DJ/Karaoke

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

What’s Up Lounge — Pocket Genius, Old Towne Ghosts, Turned Out TV

Wine Cafe — The Nosmo King Band

Sunday

“A View from the West Bank during the Arab Spring,” program with Dr. Chris Corley — 7 p.m., Treaty Site History Center, 1851 N. Minnesota Ave., free, 934-2160.

“Preparing for Winter,” presentation — 1-4 p.m., Harkin Store, 66250 Nicollet County Road 21, 934-2160.

Music

Midtown Tavern — Fiddleman Karaoke

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

What’s Up Lounge — Matt Hopper and the Roman Candles, Arrows at Dawn, The Third Half

Monday

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

Mankato Circle 8 Square Dance Club classes for new dancers — 7-9 p.m., Summit Center, 518 S. Fifth St., 387-2737.

The Orchid Ensemble, world music — 7:30 p.m., Minnesota State University, 389-5549.

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

“A Collector’s Passion for Albrecht Durer’s Secrets: the MAGJEKL Collection,” opening reception — 7-9 p.m., Gustavus’s Hillstrom Museum of Art, St. Peter, free, 933-7200.

“Comfort Me, Said He,” by Kristen Lowe, opening reception — 6-8 p.m., Gustavus’ Hillstrom Museum of Art, St. Peter, free, 933-7200.

Gustavus’ Department of Theatre and Dance presents “On Ego” — 8:15 p.m., Gustavus, St. Peter, gustavustickets.com.

The Nobel Conference Concert — 8:15 p.m., Gustavus’ Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall, St. Peter, free, 933-7200.

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.   

“Zombie Survival at Your Library,” discussion with authors Bud Hanzel and John Olson — 3:45 p.m., North Mankato Police Annex, 1001 Belgrade Ave., free, 345-5120.

Music

Pub 500 — Open Mic Night with Ocho and Betty

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wednesday

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

Music

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

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