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Wednesday, May 12

LITERARY EVENTS

• Meet the Author: 6:30 p.m., Zandbroz Variety, 420 Broadway, Fargo. Author Roxana Saberi will discuss her book, Between Two Worlds: My Life and Captivity in Iran. Info: 701-239-4729.

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MUSIC

Thursday, May 13

FESTIVALS

• Parkfest: 4 to 7 p.m., Detroit Lakes City Park. Enjoy live music, exhibits and mosaic window displays in the Pavilion, as well as yard games for the kids, a classic auto display, free community picnic and Jaycees beer garden.

MUSIC

• Heroes & Thieves: 8 p.m., Mustang Lounge, Shooting Star Casino, 777 Casino Road, Mahnomen. Ages 18 and up. Info: 218-935-2711 or 800-453-7827.

• Lowell & Connie Lundstrom: 7 p.m, First Assembly, 3401 25th St. S., Fargo. An evening of fun, fellowship, sharing and music. Free. Info: 701-232-0003.

ART EVENTS

• "To Share a Table": 6 to 8 p.m., Nichole's Fine Pastry, 13 8th St. S., Fargo. Performance art by North Dakota State University advanced ceramics studio artists. Free. Info:701-232-6430.

• Artist Reception: 4 to 6 p.m., One Oak Place, 1709 25th Ave. S., Fargo. For the "Art Aprons and Aprons Galore" exhibit on display through June 3. Info: 701-232-5389.

• Carrie Wendt Reception: 6 to 9 p.m., Atomic Coffee, 222 Broadway, Fargo. A gathering for the illustrator's new show. Info: 701-478-6160.

THEATER

• "Big River: The Adventures of Huckelberry Finn": 8 p.m., Hawley High School Theatre, Hawley. Presented by the Hawley HS Music Department. Reserved tickets may be purchased at the high school office or at the door. Info: 218-483-3555.

• "Red Hot & Cole: A Cole Porter Music Revue": 7:30 p.m., Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre, 333 rth St. S., Fargo. Presented by the Silver Follies, a mixture of biography and song celebrating the great American songwriter. Info: 701-235-6778.

• "Vino Veritas": 7:30 p.m., Theatre B, 716 Main Ave., Fargo. Riotous revelations abound when two couples taste a strange ceremonial wine containing a truth serum and hilariously unravel decades of polite exchanges and social norms. Info: 701-729-8880.

Friday, May 14

FESTIVALS

• Armed Forces Day celebration: 11 a.m., American Legion, Detroit Lakes. The Blue Star Salute and veterans' recognition program will be followed by lunch. The community is invited to attend.

THEATER

• Shakespeare in the Park Auditions: 7 to 9 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 806 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Open auditions for the 2010 Shakespeare in the Park production, "The Merry Wives of Windsor." There are roles for 11 men and eight women, ages 15 and up. Info: 218-844-SHOW (7469).

• "Big River: The Adventures of Huckelberry Finn": 8 p.m., Hawley High School Theatre, Hawley. See Thursday's listing for details.

• "Red Hot & Cole: A Cole Porter Music Revue": 7:30 p.m., Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre, 333 rth St. S., Fargo. See Thursday's listing for details.

• "Vino Veritas": 7:30 p.m., Theatre B, 716 Main Ave., Fargo. See Thursday's listing for details.

MUSIC

• Valiant Thorr/ Mastodon/Between the Buried & Me/Baroness: 6:30 p.m., The Venue at the Hub, 2525 9th Ave. SW, Fargo. Psychedelic/ thrash rock. All Ages. Tickets $24 in advance, $26 day of show. Info: 800-511-1552 or eventful.com.

• Heroes & Thieves: 8 p.m., Shooting Star Casino, 777 Casino Road, Mahnomen. See Thursday's listing for details

• Fancy That & Eden Parker: 9:30 p.m., Silver Dollar Saloon, 209 West Broadway, Elizabeth.

DANCE

• "In the Spotlight" Spring Recital 2010: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway. Featuring more than 100 dancers of all ages performing a variety of dance styles; tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door for adults, $6 in advance $8 at the door for youth, free to all age 4 and under. Info: 701-356-3200.

• Old Time Dance: 7 to 10 p.m., White Pine Room, Frazee. Music by Albert Mikesh.

LITERARY EVENTS

• Poetry Reading: 4 p.m., Waterford at Harwood Groves, 3418 Harwood Drive, Fargo. With retired Fargo physiciani John Manesis. Free and open to the public, but reservations are encouraged as space is limited. Info: 701-476-1200.

Saturday, May 15

THEATER

• Shakespeare in the Park Auditions: 7 to 9 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 806 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. See Thursday's listing for details.

• "Big River: The Adventures of Huckelberry Finn": 2 p.m., Hawley High School Theatre, Hawley. See Thursday's listing for details.

• "Red Hot & Cole: A Cole Porter Music Revue": 7:30 p.m., Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre, 333 rth St. S., Fargo. See Thursday's listing for details.

• "Vino Veritas": 7:30 p.m., Theatre B, 716 Main Ave., Fargo. See Thursday's listing for details.

ART EVENTS

• Art Opening Reception: 6:30 to 9 p.m., Spirit Room, 111 Broadway, Fargo. "Photography and the Feminine: Connecting Images from Nature to Notably Historic Women," digital photography and text by Lisa Gingerich. Artists' talk at 8 p.m. Info: 701-237-0230.

DANCE

• Wild Goose Chase Cloggers: 7:30 p.m., A Center for the Arts, 124 W. Lincoln Ave., Fergus Falls. Tickets $12 in advance, $14 day of show for adults, $5 for students any time. Info: 218-998-ARTS (2787) or 218-736-5453.

• "Firebird": 7 p.m., Weld Hall, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Presented by the Fargo-Moorhead Children's Ballet. Tickets $15 for adults, $8 for students. Info: 701-234-9440.

MUSIC

• Skillet with Red: 7 p.m., Urban Plains Center, 5220 31st Ave. S., Fargo. Christian rock. Tickets $24.50-$57 and available at Urban Plains ticket office, by phone or at Ticketmaster outlets. Info: 701-364-3672 or eventful.com.

• Tech N9ne, Brotha Lynch Hung, Krizz Kaliko, Kutt Calhoun, Big Scobb, Prozak and Cognito: 6:30 p.m, The Venue at the Hub, 2525 9th Ave. S., Fargo. Rock. $23 in advance, $25 day of show; all ages. Info: 800-511-51552.

• Heroes & Thieves: 8 p.m., Shooting Star Casino, 777 Casino Road, Mahnomen. See Thursday's listing for details.

Sunday, May 16

DANCE

• Summit Dance School Recital: 5 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 806 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Dance students present "Gaite Parisienne." Info: Maricela Radke, 218-847-8406.

• "Firebird": 2 p.m, Weld Hall, MSUM. See Saturday's listing for details.

THEATER

• "Big River: The Adventures of Huckelberry Finn": 2 p.m., Hawley High School Theatre, Hawley. See Thursday's listing for details.

• "Red Hot & Cole: A Cole Porter Music Revue": 2 p.m., Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre, 333 rth St. S., Fargo. See Thursday's listing for details.

MISCELLANEOUS

• "Galileo: The Power of the Telescope": 2 p.m., Planetarium, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Travel back in time to Pisa, Italy, to learn about Galileo's revolutionary ideas that culminated in his publication of "The Starry Messenger." Admission is $1.50-$3. Info: 218-477-2920.

Monday, May 17

MISCELLANEOUS

• "Galileo: The Power of the Telescope": 7 p.m., Planetarium, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. See Sunday's listing for details.

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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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