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The Concordia Chamber Players include Hitterdal resident Jay Hershberger, piano; Deb Harris, flute; Leigh Wakefield, clarinet; Karin Wakefield, horn and piano; and Russ Peterson, sax. The quintet will perform at the Ulen-Hitterdal School on Friday, May 8 at 7:30 p.m., as part of the Top Hat Theatre concert series. Tickes are on sale at the school office.

Concordia Chamber Players coming to Ulen-Hitterdal May 2

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In the 1980s, Kevin Bacon stepped onto the big screen in a pair of worn out jeans and a t-shirt and danced his way into the hearts of women and teenage girls in a movie called "Footloose." Now, "Footloose the Musical" is back for a 10th Anniversary Tour stop at the Fargodome for one per- formance only on Wednesday, April 29, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, priced from $26.50 to $46.50, went on sale this week at the Fargodome Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets including Discontent, Cash Wise and NDSU Memorial Union, online at www.ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 800-745-3000.  Discounts are available for groups of 20 or more by calling 701-298-2630.

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The Half Steps a cappella group will perform at the Ulen-Hitterdal School in Ulen as part of its Top Hat Theatre series on Saturday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m. The Half Steps have been entertaining audiences all over central Minnesota with an eclectic mix of tunes for more than 12 years. With a set list that runs the gamut from barbershop to doo wop to Elvis and Dean Martin and back, it's the odd audience member who can't find something to like in a Half Steps show. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students, and can be purchased at the school office or reserved at 218-596-8853.

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On Monday, May 4, Detroit Lakes' Historic Holmes Theatre welcomes Big Top Chautauqua's "Old Minnesota: Song of the North Star" to the stage for a 7:30 p.m. show. This show was created specifically for the Minnesota Sesqui-centennial in 2008, and portrays in story, song and large-screen vintage visuals the lives, ambitions and accomplishments of Minnesota's Native inhabitants, European settlers and their descendants. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students. For more information, please call 218-844-SHOW (7469) or visit www.dlccc.org.

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As a perfect introduction to the spring and summer months, Grand Casino Mille Lacs is pleased to welcome The Beach Boys for two spectacular shows on Thursday and Friday, May 7-8, at 8 p.m. Their melodic harmonies helped define the early California sound. Tickets for the May 7-8 shows are $35 and $42 and go on sale Thursday, March 12, at 10 a.m. To purchase tickets, visit the Grand Casino Mille Lacs or Grand Casino Hinckley box offices, call Ticketmaster at 651-989-5151, contact any Ticketmaster outlet, or visit www.grandcasinomn.com.

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Popular comedian Howie Mandel, of TV's "Deal Or No Deal," comes to Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino on Friday, May 8 for an 8 p.m. show. Tickets range from $35-$65, and may be purchased at the casino box office (777 Casino Road), online at www.starcasino.com, or by phone at 800-313-7469.

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On Friday, May 8, the Concordia Chamber Pla-yers will perform a chamber music concert featuring pieces for winds and piano at the Top Hat Theatre, Ulen-Hitterdal School, starting at 7:30 p.m. All members are faculty at Concordia College in Moorhead.  The concert will feature works by Minnesota composer, Libby Larsen as well as Eric Ewazen, Franz Liszt, and Concordia composer Russ Peterson.   Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students of all ages and may be purchased at the school office or reserved at 218-596-8853. This concert date was moved to May 8th due to flood schedule changes.

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Donna Chalimonczyk, a watermedia artist from Moorhead, will be exhibiting her work at the Detroit Lakes Library during the months of April and May. Her paintings include a wide variety of subjects including landscapes, still life, people and abstracts. Donna began painting in 1990 when she joined the Cormorant Area Art Club and was living near Lake Park. She continues her membership in the CAAC, where she attends workshops and displays her work during their July art show. She is also a member of the Red River Watercolor Society, F-M Visual Artists and the Hjemkomst Center Artists' Studio in Moorhead.

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The Entertainment Calendar appears weekly in the Detroit Lakes Tribune. 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 vgerdes@dlnewspapers.com.

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