Pioneer 90.1 “Arts Calendar” (Weekend of Thursday 2-20-14 through Sunday 2-23-14)
To commemorate the close of the Chinese New Year celebration, the University of Minnesota at Crookston has a full day of events planned – for the Lantern New Year Celebration this Saturday, February 22nd on the UMC campus. Activities begin at 2 pm, to include paper cutting and lantern making, a history of the New Year, Chinese language and writing – and a presentation by the Chinese American Association of Minnesota’s Chinese Dance Theater, performing Saturday evening at 6:30 in Kiehle Auditorium. Tickets for all activities are $15 dollars for adults and $10 dollars for students….this Saturday at the University of Minnesota – Crookston campus.
The Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center is presenting “D3” – Dinner, Dance and Dad on Friday, February 21st from 6 until 10 pm at the Historic Holmes Theater in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. More information can be found online at dlccc.org.
The 13th Annual Musical Variety Show will be held Sunday February 23rd at the American Legion Club in Middle River, Minnesota from 1 until 4pm. The musical event includes entertainment by Joyful Noise, the Popple Ridge Pickers, along with Paul Tandberg and Bruce Elseth.
The East Grand Forks/Grand Forks Master Chorale will present a concert – “Passport to Choral Music” – on Friday, February 21st at 8pm at St. Michael’s Church in Grand Forks. Cost for adults $15 dollars, seniors $10 dollars and students $5 dollars.
A theater performance of “Men are from Mars Women are from Venus” will be held this Sunday, February 23rd at the Empire Arts Center in downtown Grand Forks. Performance time is 7:00pm. The comedy is based on the best-selling book by John Gray and covers everything from dating and marriage to other marital situations.
The “Shadow Box”, winner of the Pulitzer and Tony awards, will be performed at the Burtness Theater on the UND campus, Tuesday, February 25th. For show times, call 701-777-2587.
The “Grumpy Old Men” Festival is being held on Saturday, February 22nd in Wabasha, Minnesota – Wabasha is along the Mississippi River near Red Wing. Scheduled is an Ice fishing contest, ice shacks n’ Plaid Parade, cribbage tournament, bingo, minnow races, 6th Annual Grumpy Plunge and more. Grumpy Old Men is a 1993 American romantic comedy film starring Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ann-Margret, and Burgess Meredith about life and romance in Wabasha.