The Free Press, Mankato, MN


April 24, 2013

Entertainment Calendar April 25-May 1


An Evening of music & poetry with Craig Groe, Lonesome Ron & open mic poetry — 7-9 p.m., Twin Rivers Arts Guild, 523 S. Second St., Mankato, free, 387-1008.

Author & illustrator Marc Brown reading — 6:30 p.m., Hartley Elementary School, 605 Seventh St., Waseca, 507-835-2248.

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

Good Thunder Reading Series with Geoff Herbach & Diana Joseph — 3 p.m. talk on craft, CSU Ostrander Auditorium, MSU; 7:30 p.m. reading, CSU room 253, MSU, 389-1354,

Mankato Mosaic presents “Restaurant Tales” — 8 p.m., Papageorge Restaurant, 1028 N. Riverfront Drive, Mankato,

Minnesota Valley Gem & Mineral Club meeting — 6:30 p.m., Eagles Club meeting room, 708 N. Riverfront Drive, Mankato.

MSU Orchestra concert — 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, MSU, $9 general admission, $7 students & children.

MSU Theatre presents “Plague of Angels” — 7:30 p.m., Andreas Theatre, Minnesota State University, $10 adults, $9 youth & seniors, $8 MSU students, 389-6661. 

Spring Luncheon Lecture Series presents NPR congressional corespondent David Welna — Noon to 1 p.m., Waseca County Hist-orical Society, Second Ave. N.E., Waseca, $12 WCHS members, $16 nonmembers, 507-835-7700,

“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.

Twin Rivers Council for the Arts presents Keith Appel distinguished alumnus lecture — 7 p.m., Morris Hall room 102, MSU, free,, 387-1008.

University of Minnesota professor Guy Gibbon “Archaeology of Minnesota” book reading — 6 p.m., New Ulm Public Library meeting room, 17 N. Broadway,, 359-8334.


Boomtown — Top 40 dance DJ

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

Mully’s — Karaoke

RedSky — Local artists

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wine Cafe — Karaoke


Bethany Lutheran College presents “Hamlet” — 7:30 p.m., Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center, Bethany Lutheran College, $8 adults, $5 children, 344-7374,

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