The Free Press, Mankato, MN

January 31, 2013

Entertainment Calendar Jan. 31-Feb. 6


The Free Press

Thursday

Mankato East Dance Company performance — 7 p.m., Mankato East High School, 2600 Hoffman Road, $7 adults, $5 students, 387-5655.

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

Novelist Tayari Jones talk on craft & reading —_3 p.m. & 7:30 p.m., CSU Ostrander Auditorium, CSU room 253 for reading, Minnesota State University, 389-1354.

Preston Duncan saxophone recital — 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, Minnesota State University, $9 general admission, $7 students and children, 389-5549.

St. Peter Winterfest — all day, St. Peter, www.st.peterchamber.com/winterfest.

MSU presents “Spring Awakening” — 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, MSU, adults $22, seniors over 65 and youth under 16 $19, 389-6661.

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

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

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

Mully’s — Karaoke

RedSky — Local artist showcase

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wine Cafe — Karaoke

Friday

Gilbert & Sullivan’s “H.M.S. Pinafore” — 7:30 p.m; Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center, Bethany Lutheran College; $8 adults, $5 children, students and seniors; 344-7374.

Mankato East Dance Company performance —_7 p.m., Mankato East High School, 2600 Hoffman Road, $7 adults, $5 students, 387-5655.

MSU presents “Spring Awakening” — 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, MSU, adults $22, seniors over 65 and youth under 16 $19, 389-6661.

St. Peter Winterfest — all day, St. Peter, www.st.peterchamber.com/winterfest.

410 Project Annual Juried Exhibition opening reception — 7-9 p.m., 523 S. Front St., Mankato, the410project.com.

Music

Buster’s — Professor Fresh

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

Kabobs Skewer & Drink — Will Bauermeister of Dazy Head Mazy

Mankato Moose Club — Fiddleman Karaoke

Midtown Tavern — Ol’ Yeller

Mully’s — Scarlet County

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wine Cafe — The Jim Jam Band, Judd Erickson & Curt Stone

Saturday

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.

Gilbert & Sullivan’s “H.M.S. Pinafore” — 7:30 p.m; Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center, Bethany Lutheran College; $8 adults, $5 children, students and seniors; 344-7374.

Mankato East Dance Company performance —_2 p.m. & 7 p.m., Mankato East High School, 2600 Hoffman Road, $7 adults, $5 students, 387-5655.

MSU presents “Spring Awakening” — 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, MSU, adults $22, seniors over 65 and youth under 16 $19, 389-6661.

St. Peter Winterfest — all day, St. Peter, www.st.peterchamber.com/winterfest.

“Save the Kasota Prairie” Bingo benefit — 4-6 p.m., Red Men Club, 412 S. Ave., St. Peter, 507-934-1027.

Music

Buster’s — Jerry Rodes Band with Shelby Tweten

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery — Betty & Ocho

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

The Loose Moose & Conference Center — Karaoke

Mully’s — Five Minute Major

NaKato — Billy & the Bangers

Pub 500 — Har-di-Har & The NoSmoKing Band

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Smiley’s — D&R Karaoke

Wine Cafe — The Raw Brownies

Sunday

Gilbert & Sullivan’s “H.M.S. Pinafore” — 2 p.m; Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center, Bethany Lutheran College; $8 adults, $5 children, students and seniors; 344-7374.

MSU presents “Spring Awakening” — 2 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, MSU, adults $22, seniors over 65 and youth under 16 $19, 389-6661.

St. Peter Lions “Dad’s Belgian Waffle Breakfast” — 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Senior Center, St. Peter Community Center, 600 S. Washington Ave., $7.50 for those 5 and older, free for those under 5, advanced tickets available from Lions Club members, 934-3715.

St. Peter Winterfest — all day, St. Peter, www.st.peterchamber.com/winterfest.

Music

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.

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

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.

  Tracy Silverman electric violin performance — 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, MSU, $12 general admission, $11 students with MavCard, 389-5549.

Music

Boomtown — Karaoke

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

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Tuesday

A Year of Bach — 7:30 p.m., Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus Adolphus, St. Peter, free, gustavus.edu_/events/artistseries.

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

Preschool Storytime at the North Mankato Taylor Library — 10:30 a.m., free, 345-5120.

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

Music

Pub 500 — Open mic with Betty & Ocho

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wednesday

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

MSU presents “Spring Awakening” — 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, MSU, adults $22, seniors over 65 and youth under 16 $19, 389-6661.

Preschool Storytime at the North Mankato Taylor Library — 10:30 a.m., free, 345-5120.

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

Music

Mully’s — Karaoke

Patrick’s, St. Peter — Karaoke

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wine Cafe — Open mic night

 

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