The Free Press, Mankato, MN

April 11, 2013

Entertainment Calendar April 11-17


The Free Press

Thursday

“Arsenic and Old Lace” — 7 p.m., Mankato West High School, 1351 S. Riverfront Drive, $7 adults, $5 students, 507-207-3921.

Blue Earth County Library storytime — 10:30 a.m., Blue Earth County Library, 100 E. Main St., Mankato, free, 304-4020.

“Expressions from the Spectrum” a showcase of creative works from children on the autism spectrum — 5-7:30 p.m., Red Sky Lounge, 520 S. Front St., Mankato, 625-7781.

Good Thunder Reading Series talk on craft & reading with poet Kris Bigalk & fiction writers Thomas Maltman & Scott Wrobel — 3 p.m. talk on craft, CSU Ostrander Auditorium, MSU; 7:30 p.m. reading, CSU room 253, free, www.english.mnsu.edu/gt, 389-1354.

“Legally Blonde” — 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, MSU, $22 adults, $19 seniors & youth under 16, www.mnsu.edu/theatre. 389-6661.

Historian Dale Blanshan presents “Lincoln’s Assassination” — 7-8 p.m., North Mankato Police Annex, 1001 Belgrade Ave., free, 345-5120.

Historian George Glotzbach presents “Castles of King Ludwig II of Bavaria” — 6 p.m., New Ulm Public Library, 17 N. Broadway, 507-359-8334.

“Stories, songs and movement” — 10:15 a.m., Creative Play Place, St. Peter Community Center room 127, 351-4284.

Texas Hold’Em Poker — 6:45 p.m., American Legion North Mankato, free, 625-1264.

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

Music

Boomtown — Top 40 dance DJ

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

Mully’s — Karaoke

RedSky — Gypsy Lumberjacks

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Savoy — Cedar Paddle Band

Wine Cafe — Karaoke

Friday

“Arsenic and Old Lace” — 7 p.m., Mankato West High School, 1351 S. Riverfront Drive, $7 adults, $5 students, 507-207-3921.

Brown County Beyond the Yellow Ribbon present beer & wine tasting — 6-8:30 p.m., New Ulm Armory, 205 N. Broadway, $20 at the door, $15 in advance, 507-359-7401.

“Legally Blonde” — 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, MSU, $22 adults, $19 seniors & youth under 16, www.mnsu.edu/theatre. 389-6661.

Prairie Fire Children’s Theater presents “Jack and the Beanstalk” — 7 p.m., LCWM school, 607 Knights Lane, Lake Crystal, 507-726-2673.

“What’s the Matter with Cpt. Gravitone?” — 7 & 9 p.m., The Grand Kabaret, 210 N. Minnesota Ave., New Ulm, $5 advanced adult, $3 advanced under 12, $7 at the door adult, $5 at the door child, www.gravitone.wix.com/gravitone/, 507-351-2155.

Music

American Legion North Mankato — Billy & the Bangers

Buster’s — The Whiskies

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery — Warren Streets

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

Dino’s Pizzeria — Jeremy Poland

Indian Island Winery — The Frye

Mankato Moose Club — Fiddleman Karaoke

NaKato — Brothers Burn Mountain

Rapid Rick’s — Denny & the Dawgs

RedSky — Professor Fresh, Joey Bones and DJ Shoba

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

What’s Up Lounge — Duenday with Downlo

Wine Cafe — Jim Jam Band, Dave Pengra & Ron Arsenault

Saturday

The Adolphus Jazz Ensemble & Gustavus Jazz Lab Band concert — 7:30 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus Adolphus, St. Peter, www.gac.edu/music, 507-933-7013.

“Arsenic and Old Lace” — 2:30 p.m. & 7 p.m., Mankato West High School, 1351 S. Riverfront Drive, $7 adults, $5 students, 507-207-3921.

Bingo — 4 p.m., American Legion Post 294, Lake Crystal, $1 for three cards, $2 for two blackout cards, 507-726-6050.

Children’s Story Time at Barnes & Noble — 11 a.m., 1850 Adams St., ages 2-8, free, 345-3444.

Hippocrates Theater “A Baseball Prescription: A Tonic in Nice Innings” — 7:30 p.m., The Grand Kabaret, www.thegrandnewulm.com, 507-359-9222.

John Rezmerski & the Lady Portesses from Hell present science fiction poetry — 12:30 p.m., Twin Rivers Council for the Arts, 523 S. Second St., Mankato, info@southernmnpoets.org, 344-8709.

“Legally Blonde” — 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, MSU, $22 adults, $19 seniors & youth under 16, www.mnsu.edu/theatre. 389-6661.

Mankato Riverblenders present “Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven” — 2 p.m. & 7 p.m., Crossview Covenant Church, 2000 Howard Drive, North Mankato, $13 advanced tickets & seniors, $15 at the door, $5 students, www.singmankato.com.

Martin Luther Wind Symphony Concert — 7:30 p.m., Wittenberg Collegiate Center Auditorium, Martin Luther College, 1995 Luther Court, New Ulm, 507-354-8221, www.mlc-wels.edu.

Prairie Fire Children’s Theater presents “Jack and the Beanstalk” — 7 p.m., LCWM school, 607 Knights Lane, Lake Crystal, 507-726-2673.

Waseca Jr./Sr. High School Jazz Festival — 7 p.m., Waseca Central Building Auditorium, 501 E. Elm Ave., $7.50, 507-835-5470.

“What’s the Matter with Cpt. Gravitone?” — 8 p.m., Mankato Event Center, 630 S. Front St., $5 advanced adult, $3 advanced under 12, $7 at the door adult, $5 at the door child, www.gravitone.wix.com/gravitone/, 507-351-2155.

Music

Buster’s — Maiden Dixie

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery — High Strung

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

Indian Island Winery — Haley Rossow

The Loose Moose & Conference Center — Karaoke

RedSky — Boardwalk Arcade

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Spinners — Karaoke

What’s Up Lounge — Strange Forest with Agora Forte, Battle Toys

Wine Cafe — The Frye

Wow! Zone — Billy & the Bangers

Sunday

Bethany Jazz Band spring concert — 7 p.m., Ron Younge Gym, Bethany Lutheran College, 700 Luther Drive, Mankato, 507-344-7000, www.blc.edu.

Gustavus Symphony Orchestra Home Concert — 1:30 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus Adolphus, St. Peter, www.gac.edu/_music, 507-933-7013.

Mankato International Festival — 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Centennial Student Union, MSU, free, 507-387-1281.

Kristin Carr senior vocal recital — 2 p.m., Trinity Chapel, Bethany Lutheran College, free, www.blc.edu/music.

Music

Mully’s — Karaoke

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Pub 500 — Rain Kings

Monday

Bar Bingo — 7:30-9:30 p.m., Mully’s, 1030 Madison Ave., no cover charge, 388-1441.

MSU presents “A Little Chamber Music” — 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, MSU, $9 regular, $7 students with MavCard, www.mnsu/music, 389-5549.

Open Pottery Lab — 6:30-9 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, 110 Fulton St., Mankato, $5 for one session, $30 seven sessions, $25 clay coupon, 387-5501.

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

Undergraduate Research Symposium Exhibit — 6:30 a.m. to midnight, CSU, MSU, www.csu.mnsu.edu.

Music

Boomtown — Karaoke

Patrick’s On Third, St. Peter — Open Mic Night with The Wooden Nickels

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Tuesday

Bar Bingo — 7:30-9:30 p.m., Mully’s, 1030 Madison Ave., no cover charge, 388-1441.

Blue Earth County Library Storytime — 10:30-11 a.m., Blue Earth County Library, 304-4020.

The Gustavus Oratorio Festival Concert — 7 p.m., Christ Chapel, Gustavus Adolphus, www.gac.edu/_music, 507-933-7013.

Texas Hold’Em Poker — 6:45 p.m., American Legion North Mankato, free, 625-1264.

Music

Pub 500 — Open mic with Betty & Ocho

RedSky — MSU solo vocal night

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wednesday

Blues class and dancing — 9 p.m., Savoy, 526 S. Front St., 385-0072.

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

Music

Arts Center of St. Peter — Lonnie Knight

Mully’s — Karaoke

Patrick’s, St. Peter — Karaoke

RedSky — Local artists

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wine Cafe — Open mic night

 

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