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  • Church briefs: March 29-April 5 Events and activities at area churches

    March 29, 2014

  • mwac logo MWAC's Post-Holiday Extravaganza kicks off today MANKATO — The seventh annual Post-Holiday Extravaganza will be held Friday and Saturday. Hosted by Mankato non-profit Midwest Art Catalyst, the two-day festival and fundraiser boasts a robust entertainment lineup, including: Friday: Music begins at 1

    March 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • big wu poster-HIGHLY OPTIONAL Briefs: Guentzel, Scruggs unite again; The Big Wu return to Mankato Guentzel, Scruggs unite again MANKATO — Two impressive Mankato performers are joining forces once again for a concert 7-10 p.m. today at the Wow! Zone. Mary Guentzel is a talented jazz singer who leads her own combo, the Mary Guentzel Quintet, which

    March 28, 2014 2 Photos

  • lonesome ron cd Lonesome Ron hosting CD release today MANKATO — As Ron Affolter notes, cowboys don't drive cattle like they used to. But you can get a pretty fair illustration of the work, hardship and romance of the bygone era from listening to the songs cowboys used to sing on the trail. "They're not

    March 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Entertainment Calendar March 27-April 2 Today Blue Earth County Library storytime -- 10:30 a.m., Blue Earth County Library, 100 E. Main St., Mankato, free, 304-4020. Life and Death Planning workshop -- 6:30 p.m., Old Main Village, 301 S. Fifth St., Mankato, free, 507-388-4200. MSU Theatre

    March 27, 2014

  • Art Exhibits March 27-April 2 Arts Center of St. Peter — “Inner Necessities,” Kay Herbst Helms’ photographs of the hands, faces and places of artists and musicians from south central Minnesota through Sunday at 315 S. Minnesota Ave., St. Peter. Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday th

    March 27, 2014

  • trust1 MSU places 'Trust' in hands of student director The Minnesota State University Department of Theatre and Dance will continue its Studio production season with the MSU stage debut of Steven Dietz’s “Trust,” playing now in the Andreas Theatre of the Earley Center for performing arts. The show is bei

    March 27, 2014 2 Photos

  • more than writing-stock image Briefs: Mixed Blood Theatre at Bethany; More than Writing Conference at MSU Mixed Blood Theatre presents "The Deaf Duckling" MANKATO -- The Minneapolis' Mixed Blood Theatre will be performing "The Deaf Duckling" at 7 p.m. Monday at Bethany Lutheran College's Meyer Hall. The show is free and no tickets are necessary. The play

    March 27, 2014 2 Photos

  • cabaret-option2 Vary well: Cabaret Le Ruse mixes it up for April Fool's variety show For Corban Noah, the most challenging aspect of participating in Cabaret Le Ruse's latest variety show isn't donning yellow underwear and an Elvis wig for another chapter in the Captain Gravitone saga. Neither is it playing the role of a hair-brained

    March 27, 2014 2 Photos

  • Dietitian: Three answers to three common questions Q: I’m sure as a dietitian you hear the same questions over and over again. What are the most common nutrition questions you get asked? A : It’s great to see that public interest in nutrition is growing. But so is confusion, misinformation and a lack

    March 25, 2014