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Wednesday, Jan. 23

DANCE

• Ballroom Dancing: 7 to 9 p.m., VFW, 308 Sheyenne St., Fargo. A 30-minute cha-cha lesson followed by open dancing, practice and pizza, all included with admission price of $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers; all ages welcome. Hosted by Northern Lights Ballroom. Info: 701-293-8306.

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• Western Wednesday: 7:30 to 10 p.m., VFW, 308 Sheyenne St., Fargo. Social dance class featuring the Texas two-step and swing; beginners welcome, no partner needed. Admission is $5 per person. Info: 218-329-1735.

Thursday, Jan. 24

MUSIC

• Dave Ferreira Trio: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Maxwells, 1380 9th St. E., West Fargo. Jazz music; no cover charge. Info: 701-277-9463.

• A Capella XPress Guest Night: 7 p.m., Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1000 S. 14th St. S., Moorhead. A special evening for guests who want to learn more about four-part harmony singing; free admission. Info: 701-238-8189.

MISCELLANEOUS

• "The Road to Little Rock": 7 p.m., Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway, Fargo. A film produced by Video Arts Studio in collaboration with Fargo Public Schools, the story of the role Fargo Judge Ronald Davies played in civil rights with the integration of Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas in 1957; panel discussion following the film with Terrence Roberts of the Little Rock Nine; free and open to the public. Info: 701-239-8385.

• Thursday Night Comedy: 8 p.m., Courtney's Comedy Club, 600 30th Ave. S., Moorhead. Cover charge $10; half price admission with college or military ID. Free open mic after the show. Info: 218-287-7100.

Friday, Jan. 25

MUSIC

• Chris Young: 8 p.m., Shooting Star Casino, 777 Casino Road, Mahnomen. Young, the Grammy-nominated "Best Male Country Vocal" artist, performs hits including, "Tomorrow," "Getting' You Home" and "Lost." Tickets are sold out. Info: 800-313-7469.

• Kenyon Williams Pan Drum Quartet: 7 p.m., Basie's at the Ramada, 1635 42nd St. S., Fargo. No cover charge.

• Cantus: 7:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium, Concordia College, Moorhead. Men's a capella chorus performs. Ticket range is $10-$25. Info: 218-299-4366.

• Wicked Antix: 9 p.m., Speck's Bar, 2611 Main Ave., Fargo. Rock music. Info: 701-232-0202.

• Vindictus: 9 p.m., Rick's Bar, 2721 Main Ave., Fargo. Rock music. Info: 701-232-8356.

• Salty Murry: 9:30 p.m., VFW, 202 Broadway, Fargo. No cover charge. Info: 701-235-8243.

• 24 Seven: 9:30 p.m., Spirits Lounge, Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave S., Fargo. No cover charge.

THEATER

• "Dr. King's Dream": 7 p.m., Cultural Center, 24 Main Ave. N., New York Mills. Mixed Blood Theatre presents its acclaimed touring production celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tickets $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Info: 218-385-3339.

DANCE

• Square Dancing: 7:30 p.m., Century School, Park Rapids. Half-hour "plus" workshop will be followed by mainstream dancing from 8 to 10. The caller will be Jim Lizakowski, and Rita will cue round dancing between tips. The club members will furnish a potluck lunch. All square dancers and spectators are welcome. Hosted by the Friendly Squares.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Emmanuel Foundation Benefit-There's No Place Like Home: 5:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, 1155 Highway 10 East, Detroit Lakes. Charity event betins with a 5:30 p.m. social hour, followed by dinner and dance at 7 p.m. Donations will be used to purchase large beds and improve rehabilitation services and equipment. Tickets are $50/person. Contact Sandy Lia for more information at 218-844-8340 or sandy-lia@ecumen.org.

• Friday Night Comedy: 8 and 10:30 p.m., Courtney's Comedy Club, 600 30th Ave. S., Moorhead. Cover charge $10. Info: 218-287-7100.

Saturday, Jan. 26

MUSIC

• Jeez Loueez: 9 p.m., Holiday Inn Beach Bar & Grill, 1155 Highway 10 E., Detroit Lakes. Live music. Info: 218-847-2121.

• Billy D & the Crystals: 8:30 p.m., VFW, 308 Sheyenne St., West Fargo.

• Q5: 9 p.m., Hooligans, 3330 Sheyenne St. S., West Fargo. No cover charge. Info: 701-373-0770.

• Wicked Antix: 9 p.m., Speck's Bar, 2611 Main Ave., Fargo. Rock music. Info: 701-232-0202.

• Vindictus: 9 p.m., Rick's Bar, 2721 Main Ave., Fargo. Rock music. Info: 701-232-8356.

• Salty Murry: 9:30 p.m., VFW, 202 Broadway, Fargo. No cover charge. Info: 701-235-8243.

• 24 Seven: 9:30 p.m., Spirits Lounge, Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave S., Fargo. No cover charge.

DANCE

• Square Dancing: 7:30 p.m., St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 710 10th St. S., Fargo. Saturday Fun Nite; Jim Lizakowski, caller, Rita Lizakowski, cuer.

MISCELLANEOUS

• "Larry Cat in Space": 11 a.m., Planetarium, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Playful, imaginative cartoon about an inquisitive cat who takes a trip to the moon; admission is $5, $2.50 for children 12 and younger, seniors and Tri-College students. Info: 218-477-2920.

• Outta Sight! Birding By Ear Winter Workshop: 1 to 3 p.m., Prairie Wetlands Learning Center, Fergus Falls. Learn to identify birds by their calls, what their sounds mean in winter and which winter birds you can hear in your yard; binoculars and field guides available, call to register. Info: 218-998-4480.

• Wild Winter-Horns & Fur: 1 to 3 p.m., Red River Zoo, 4255 23rd Ave. S., Fargo. For children in K-6 grade, see how animals keep warm in the wild and at the zoo and physical and behavioral changes they undergo in winter; today learn about takin, sakis and goats; $15 for members, $20 for non-members, call to register. Info: 701-277-9240.

• Candle Lit Hike, Snowshoe, Ski: 6 p.m., Buffalo River State Park, Glyndon. The 1.5 mile long trail is illuminated by candles and luminaries, suitable for all ages; free event but Minnesota state park permit required ($5 for one day or $25 year round); call for equipment rental information. Info: 218-498-2124.

• Fergus Falls Has Talent: 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts, Fergus Falls. Two groups will perform, ages 5 to 16 and ages 16 to adult,; $100 cash prize awarded to one act in each group; tickets are $12 adults, $5 for children and students. Info: 218-998-2787.

• Saturday Night Comedy: 8 and 10:30 p.m., Courtney's Comedy Club, 600 30th Ave. S., Moorhead. Cover charge $10. Info: 218-287-7100.

Sunday, Jan. 27

DANCE

• Square Dancing: 2 p.m., Community Center, Waubun. The Rising Sun Dancers will host a square dance with Jim Lizakowski calling tips. Lunch will be served by the club. All dancers and spectators welcome.

MUSIC

• Aaron Copeland's "Appalachian Spring": 4 p.m., Christiansen Recital Hall, Concordia College, Moorhead. Performed by Concordia College music faculty, students and chamber players, directed by Foster Beyers; free and open to the public.

MISCELLANEOUS

• "Larry Cat in Space": 2 p.m., Planetarium, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. See Saturday'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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