The Free Press, Mankato, MN

April 24, 2013

Entertainment Calendar April 25-May 1


The Free Press

Today

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,_www.english.mnsu.edu/gt.

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

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, www.historical.waseca.mn.us.

“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, www.keithappel_.com/index.html, 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, www.newulmlibrary.org, 359-8334.

Music

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

Friday

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

Veteran actor Jeffrey Tambor to speak — 8-10 p.m., Christ Chapel, Gustavus Adolphus College, www.gustavus.edu.

Kato Plus Square Dance Club — 7:30 p.m., Summit Center, 518 S. Fifth St., $6, 388-3344.

MNSU & NCU print portfolio exchange, opening reception — 7-9 p.m., The 410 Project, 523 S. Front St., Mankato.

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

Mankato Mosaic presents “Restaurant Tales” — 8 p.m., Mankato Event Center, 12 Civic Center Plaza, www.mankatomosaic.com.

Martin Luther College presents “Who Can Fix the Dragon’s Wagon?” — 7:30 p.m. Wittenberg Collegiate Center Auditorium, Martin Luther, 1995 Luther Court, New Ulm, $2, 507-354-8221, www.mlc-wels.edu.

Musicorum presents its spring concert “Songs of Love” — 7:30 p.m., Chapel of Our Lady of Good Counsel, 170 Good Counsel Drive, Mankato, $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students, 386-1380, www.musicorum-mn.org.

“Under the Surface” a senior honors project in physical theatre — 8 p.m., The Black Box Theatre, Gustavus Adolphus, 933-7590, www.gustavus.edu/theatre.

“What’s the Matter with Captain Gravitone?” — 8 p.m., The Arts Center of St. Peter, 315 S. Minnesota Ave., $7 at the door, $5 students, 931-3630.

Music

American Legion North Mankato — Thunder Road

Buster’s — Unbroken

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery — Rock of Ages

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret — Mother Banjo

Indian Island Winery — Trinichad

Mankato Moose Club — Fiddleman Karaoke

RedSky — Modern Day Ruin

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Savoy — The Frye

What’s Up Lounge — The Teenage Moods, The Goondas, Bitterroot Band

Wine Cafe — Raven Moon Rising, Kit Kildahl & Boom Boom Stevie Vonderhar

Wow! Zone — Neon Nights

Saturday

Baltics baseball club season opener — Noon to 3 p.m., Erlandson Park, Mankato, free, 345-5566.

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

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.

Circle 8 Square Dance Club — 5 p.m. meeting, 7:30 p.m. dance, Summit Center, $5, 388-3344.

Davina & the Vagabonds with City Mouse — 8 p.m., Hooligans Pub, 1400 Madison Ave., Mankato, $10, 389-5549.

Earth Jam Revolution — All day, John’s Family Courtyard, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, 507-226-3046, www.gac.edu.

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

Maud Hart Lovelace birthday celebration — Noon to 3 p.m., Betsy-Tacy Houses, 332 & 333 Center St., Mankato, $5 adults, $2 children 6-16, 5 and under free, 345-9777, www.betsy-tacysociety.org.

Merely Players present “Mayhem at Maynard R. Johnson Senior High” — 6 p.m., Indian Island Winery, 18018 631st Ave., Janesville, $40, www.indianislandwinery.com.

NCHS presents “Camelina: Seed to Oil” film screening — 7 p.m., Treaty Site History Center, 1851 N. Minnesota Ave., St. Peter, 934-2160.

NCHS presents “Dakota Kinship, Values & the U.S.-Dakota War — 2-4 p.m., Treaty Site History Center, 934-2160.

The Post Holiday Extravaganza presents kids art activities, art raffle & silent auction — 1-4 p.m., Mankato Event Center.

“Under the Surface” a senior honors project in physical theatre — 8 p.m., The Black Box Theatre, Gustavus Adolphus, 933-7590, www.gustavus.edu/theatre.

“What’s the Matter with Captain Gravitone?” — 7 p.m., The Roadhaus, 510 Main St., Henderson, $7 at the door, $5 students, 507-248-3691.

Music

Buster’s — Hicktown Mafia

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery — The Frye

Charley’s — Holly Schlingmann & Friends

Grand Kabaret — Jack Klatt & The Cat Swingers

Indian Island Winery — Stacy Veroeven

The Loose Moose & Conference Center — Karaoke

Pub 500 — Morning Kings

Rapid Rick’s — The Night Owls

RedSky — 427 BBQ

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

What’s Up Lounge — Ben Wilinski, Naked Bob, The Union Suits

Wine Cafe — Andra Suchy

Sunday

Gustavus Percussion Ensemble Concert — 1:30 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, 933-7013, www.gac.edu.

Gustavus Woodwind Chamber Concert — 3:30 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus Adolphus, 933-7013, www.gac.edu.

MSU Spring Choral Concert — 4 p.m., Saints Peter and Paul’s Catholic Church, 105 N. Fifth St., Mankato, $9 general admission, $7 students & children, 389-5549, www.mnsu._edu/music/events.

“Under the Surface” a senior honors project in physical theatre — 2 p.m., The Black Box Theatre, Gustavus Adolphus, 933-7590, www.gustavus.edu/theatre.

Music

Hobbers HWY 99 Bar & Grill — Larry Novotny

Mully’s — Karaoke

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Monday

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

Blue Earth County Justice Center tour — 5-8 p.m., 401 Carver Road, Mankato, www.blueearthcountymn.gov.

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.

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.

MSU Jazz Combos & Vocal Jazz Groups concert — 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, MSU, $9 general admission, students & children $7, 389-5549, www._mnsu.edu/music/events.

Spring semester honors recital — 7 p.m., Trinity Chapel, Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, free, www.blc.edu.

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

Music

RedSky — FuzzTalkRadio Tuesday Night Club

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

Mully’s — Karaoke

Patrick’s, St. Peter — Karaoke

 

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