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Sunday, April 17


• "Lend Me a Tenor": 2 p.m., Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre, 333 4th St. S., Fargo. A chain reaction of mistaken identity, plot twists, double entendres, innuendos and constant entrances and exits through many doors. Tickets are $6-$16. Info: 701-235-6778.

• "My Brother's Keeper": 7 p.m., Bethel Church, 2702 30th Ave. S., Fargo. Actors and musicians from the church and community present an original theatrical production. Reserved tickets are $8-$14, available at Family Christian Bookstore, Rainbow Shop and the church. Info: 701-232-4476.

• "Tales of the Lost Formicans": 2 p.m., Askanase Auditorium, North Dakota State University, Fargo. Presented by Little Country Theatre, a story of anthropological aliens investigating 20th century American customs and their work. The story focuses on the McKissicks, a typical but currently unraveling middle class family. Tickets are $5-$12. Info: 701-231-7969.


• Sanford Health Masterworks Series-The Splendor of Russia: 2 p.m., Festival Concert Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo. Presented by the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra; pre-concert talk begins 45 minutes prior to the performance. Tickets are $25-$28 for adults and seniors, $12-$15 for students. Info: 218-233-8397.

• Snowfire Vocal Jazz Concert: 3 p.m., Glasrud Auditorium, Weld Hall, Minnesota State University Moorhead. Free admission. Info: 218-477-2102.

• Oratorio Concert: 4 p.m., Memorial Auditorium, Concordia College, Moorhead. Free admission. Info: 218-299-4366.

• Concordia Echo Band Concert: 7:30 p.m., Buxton Hanson Hall, Concordia College, Moorhead. Free admission. Info: 218-299-4366.

• NDSU Faculty Recital: 7:30 to 9 p.m., Beckwith Recital Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo. Free admission. Info: 701-231-7969.


• Student Art Reception: 6:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1401 Madison, Detroit Lakes. Reception for 5th Annual Student Art Exhibition, featuring students of Detroit Lakes High School art instructors David Balfour and Amy Knopf, which will be on display at the church through May 15.


• Fargo CoreCon: AmericInn, 600 30th Ave. S., Moorhead. Science fiction, fantasy, horror and anime convention includes live action and tabletop role playing, tabletop strategy and miniature gaming, costuming, movies and anime, panel discussions, demonstrations and electronic gaming. Tickets range from $15 to $30.

Tuesday, April 19


• Novella Carpenter: 4 p.m., Minnesota State Community & Technical College, Moorhead. Best-selling writer Novella Carpenter, author of Farm City, will be the first speaker in the M State Orator lecture series. Although admission is free, tickets are required due to limited seating. Info: Carly Steen, 218-299-6853.


• Spoken4 With Homer Lee: The Branson-style show "Spoken4 with Homer Lee" at the Fargo Theater will be the destination for Frazee-Vergas Community Education. Cost including show ticket and coach transportation is $44. The group will attend the 2 p.m. show; call 334-2525 for further information or to register.

Wednesday, April 20


• Square Dancing: 7 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, Detroit Lakes. Hosted by Larry's Plus; caller is Larry Johansen.


• Renee Rongen: 7 p.m., Public Library, 1000 Washington Ave., Detroit Lakes. Master storyteller and author of coffee table classic Grandy's Quilt: A Gift For All Seasons, Reneé shares lessons in history, culture and the art of quiltmaking. This event is free and open to the public. Info: 218-847-2168 or

Saturday, April 23


• Easter Egg Hunt: 10 a.m., Washington Square Mall, Detroit Lakes. The Detroit Lakes Women of Today will hold their annual Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 8 and under, in the empty location next to White Drug. Come hunt for eggs and meet the Easter Bunny. Don't forget to bring a basket or bag to carry eggs in!


The Entertainment Calendar appears weekly in both the Detroit Lakes Tribune and Becker County Record. Submissions, questions and corrections (labeled "Entertainment Calendar") may be sent by fax, 218-847-9409, by mail to Detroit Lakes Newspapers, 511 Washington Ave., P.O. Box 826, Detroit Lakes, MN 56502, or by e-mail to Vicki Gerdes at