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entertainment Detroit Lakes, 56501
Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

Wednesday, April 6

THEATER

• Cirque du Soleil's "Dralion": 7:30 p.m., Fargodome, 1800 N. University Dr., Fargo. Unique blend of high-flying acrobatics, gymnastics, music and theatrical pyrotechnics features a cast of 50 international acrobats, gymnasts, musicians and singers. Tickets start at $25.50 for children, $28.50 for seniors and $31.50 for adults, with premium seats priced at up to $73.50/$82.50/ $91.50. Family packages are available. Info: 701-241-9100 or www.fargodome.com.

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MUSIC

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

DANCE

• Salsa Dance Club of Fargo-Moorhead: 6:30 to 9 p.m., Eastgate Event Center, 123 21st St. S., Moorhead. Beginner dancing lesson followed by open dancing. Admission $5 per person, no partner required.

Thursday, April 7

THEATER

• "All Shook Up": 7:30 p.m., George Simson Auditorium, Detroit Lakes Middle School. Musical combines the tunes of Elvis Presley with the plot of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, set in a 1950s small town. Tickets available at Central Market in Detroit Lakes.

• Cirque du Soleil's "Dralion": 7:30 p.m., Fargodome, 1800 N. University Dr., Fargo. See today's (Wednesday) listing for details.

MUSIC

• Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem: 7:30 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 806 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. String band presents unique mix of traditional, original and contemporary sounds, on fiddle, guitar, bass and recycled percussion, topped with rich vocal harmonies. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students. Info: 218-844-SHOW (7469) or www.dlccc.org.

• Music for the Heart: 12 p.m., Sanford Health Atrium, Broadway & 8th Avenue North, Fargo. Free lunchtime concert presented by the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Habitat Chef's Gala: 6:30 to 9 p.m., Holiday Inn, 1155 Highway 10 East, Detroit Lakes. Taste the scrumptious offerings from local chefs and catering from area restaurants; bid on silent and live auction items and enjoy entertainment from Detroit Lakes' own Tim Eggebraaten. Tickets are $15, and may be purchased at the DL city offices or M State Business & Entrepreneurial Services Center. Info: 218-846-3667.

• The Science of Art Through Time: 7 p.m., Moorhead Library, 118 5th St. S., Moorhead. A presentation of the history and chemistry of colors used in painting through the ages, co-sponsored by Minnesota State University Moorhead. Free admission. Info: 218-233-7594.

• Fargo-Moorhead's 15 Minutes of Fame: 7 to 9 p.m., Red Raven Espresso Parlor, 916 Main Ave., Fargo. Local volunteer-based event with focus on diversity, support and growth, including live music, locally handmade crafts for sale, poetry, community spotlight, short stories, etc. There is no limit to what can be presented or performed at this event.

Friday, April 8

MUSIC

• "I, Pagliacci": 8 p.m., Reineke Festival Concert Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo. Classic Italian opera presented by the Fargo-Moorhead Opera Company. Info: 701-239-4558.

• Drew Nelson Concert: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., The Listening Room at the Spirit Room, 111 Broadway, Fargo. Michael Whisler opens; admission $13. Info: 701-237-0230.

• John Wayne & The Pain: 8 p.m., The Venue at the Hub, 2525 9th Ave. S., Fargo. Reggae show for those age 18 and up; tickets $10-$15. Info: 701-232-6767.

• Singer-Songwriter Showcase: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Red Raven, 916 Main Ave., Fargo. Rosemary Sauvageau, Mark Proulx, Eden Parker, Diane Miller and Morgan Ranstrom perform.

THEATER

• "All Shook Up": 7:30 p.m., George Simson Auditorium, Detroit Lakes Middle School. See Thursday's listing for details.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Butterfly Ball: 7 to 9:30 p.m., Ramada Plaza & Suites, 1635 42nd St. S., Fargo. A semi-formal event for girls ages 4-12, and their dads, uncles or grandfathers. Tickets are $12 per person. Info: 701-241-8160.

• Harlem Globetrotters: 7 p.m., Fargodome, 1800 N. University Dr., Fargo. The team takes on the Washington Generals as part of its "4 Times the Fun" North American tour. Tickets are $20.50-$73.50.

• Oldies Variety Show & Social: 1:30 to 3 p.m., River Pointe, 2401 11th St. S., Moorhead. Featuring pie, ice cream and singer Steve Kraushaar. Free admission. Info: 218-287-6900.

• "Razzle Dazzle Revue 2011-A Minnesota Potluck": 7:30 p.m., Fergus Theatre, 124 W. Lincoln Ave., Fergus Falls. Annual spring fundraiser for A Center for the Arts includes songs, dancing, skits and a few surprises. Tickets are $5-$14; family pricing available. Info: 218-998-2787.

Saturday, April 9

THEATER

• "Stuart Little": 2 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 806 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Children's show presented by Theatre IV; tickets $6-$12. Info: 218-844-SHOW (7469) or www.dlccc.org.

• "All Shook Up": 7:30 p.m., George Simson Auditorium, Detroit Lakes Middle School. See Thursday's listing for details.

CULTURAL EVENTS

• Celebration of Nations: 6 to 10 p.m., Comstock Memorial Union, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Murals, kite flying and display, silent auction, flag parade, entertainment, food and cultural booths, fashion show and more. Admission $2; food tickets available. Info: 218-477-2956.

COMEDY

• The LineBenders: 7:30 p.m., Top Hat Theatre, Ulen-Hitterdal School, Ulen. "Improv professionals" present a fast-paced, funny performance modeled on TV's "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" Tickets are now available at the school office at a price of $15 for adults, $10 for students. You can also call to reserve a seat and pick up your ticket at the door the evening of the concert. Info: 218-596-8853.

MUSIC

• Percussion Ensemble Concert: 4 to 6 p.m., Memorial Auditorium, Concordia College, Moorhead. The Percussion Ensemble, Marimba Choir and Viva Marimba will perform. Free admission. Info: 218-299-4366.

• Fubuki Daiko: 7:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium, Concordia College, Moorhead. "Blizzard Drums" catapults Japanese drumming into the 21st century. Tickets are $10-$25 (seniors receive a $2 discount). Info: 218-299-4366.

• Jack Schauer CD Release Party: 7 to 9:30 p.m., The Spirit Room, 111 Broadway, Fargo. Celebrating the release of "The Quest," with Paul Myrold. Refreshments and snacks will be served; no cover charge. All ages welcomed. Info: 701-298-8503.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Arc Attic Treasures Next Top Model Fashion Show: 2 p.m., Cheney Middle School, 825 17th Ave. S., West Fargo. Info: 701-293-8191.

• Ceramic Science: 10 to 11:30 a.m., Moorhead Library, 118 5th St. S., Moorhead. Create with clay and learn about the science of ceramics; co-sponsored by Minnesota State University Moorhead. Free admission. Info: 218-233-7594.

• "Razzle Dazzle Revue 2011-A Minnesota Potluck": 3 p.m., Fergus Theatre, 124 W. Lincoln Ave., Fergus Falls. See Friday's listing for details.

• Butterfly Ball: 7 to 9:30 p.m., Ramada Plaza & Suites, 1635 42nd St. S., Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.

Sunday, April 10

LITERARY EVENTS

• "The History of Minnesota Brewing": 2 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre Ballroom, 806 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Free presentation by Doug Hoverson, author of Land of Amber Waters: The History of Brewing in Minnesota. Event is co-hosted by the Lake Agassiz Regional Library System and Becker County Historical Society Museum.

MUSIC

• "I, Pagliacci": 2 p.m., Reineke Festival Concert Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.

• Hand Bell Concert 4 p.m., Centrum, Knutson Campus Center, Concordia College, Moorhead. Free admission. Info: 218-299-4366.

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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 vgerdes@dlnewspapers.com.

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