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entertainment Detroit Lakes, 56501

Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

Wednesday, Feb. 20

LITERARY EVENTS

• Hooray for Hollywood: 2 to 4 p.m., Public Library, 1000 Washington Ave., Detroit Lakes. Lighten up winter by celebrating the 85th annual Academy Awards. Come dressed as your favorite movie character and be prepared to take part in a fun movie trivia event. Also participate in a "Predict the Oscar" contest. Prizes and refreshments are all part of this fun event. Info: 218-847-2168.

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DANCE

• Western Wednes-day: 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.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Open Mic Night: 9:30 p.m., Pickled Parrot, 505 3rd Ave. N., Fargo. Comedy and karaoke; no cover charge. Info: 701-356-5227.

Thursday, Feb. 21

MUSIC

• Terrance Simien's "Creole for Kids": 10 a.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 826 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Grammy Award-winning artist uses Zydeco music -- the indigenous music of the French-speaking Creoles of south Louisiana -- to share his Creole culture and history with students from Becker County schools in this free concert. Info: 218-844-7469 or dlccc.org.

• Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience: 7:30 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 826 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. A funky way to spice up your winter -- Creole style. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students. Info: 218-844-7469 or dlccc.org.

• The Elevators: 7 to 9:30 p.m., Basie's at the Ramada Plaza Suites, 1635 42nd St. S., Fargo. Contemporary jazz; no cover charge.

• Faculty Recital: 7:30 p.m., Gaede Stage, Roland Dille Center for the Arts, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Music department faculty members performing include Tom Christianson, Andrew P. Clemenson, Kenyon Williams, Robin Allebach, Sue Nagel, Monte C. Grisé, Terrie Manno, Jenny Dufault, Michael Krajewski, Jennifer Tackling, Tim Nelson and Elise Buffat Nelson; a work for piano composed by faculty member Jeffrey Izzo will also be performed. Free admission. Info: 218-477-2101.

LITERARY EVENTS

• Legos @ the Library: 4 p.m., Public Library, 1000 Washington Ave., Detroit Lakes. Basic LEGOs are provided; kids provide the imagination. LEGO creations will be displayed in the library. There will be snacks and door prizes. Info: 218-847-2168.

THEATER

• "Sweet Nothing, A (Grim) Fairytale": 7:30 p.m., Theatre B, 716 Main Ave., Fargo. The premier production of the theater's Incubator series, examining the effects of violence and war through a fairytale lens. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students. Info: 701-729-8880.

• "9 to 5 -- The Musical": 7:30 p.m., Festival Concert Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo. Musical version of the popular movie is a hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era; three unlikely friends conspire to take control of their company and discover there is nothing they can't do, even in a man's world. Tickets $8-$20. Info: 701- 231-7969.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Chonda Pierce & the Traveling Talk Show: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., First Assembly of God Church, 3401 25th St. S., Fargo. Featuring Beyond the Ashes, general seating, ticket range $12-$20, free for children 5 and younger. Info: 260-484-1029.

• 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, Feb. 22

THEATER

• "Crazy For You": 7:30 p.m., West Fargo High School Theatre, 801 9th St. E., West Fargo. Gershwin musical comedy is the tale of boy meets girl in the Wild West and includes memorable songs including "Embraceable You," "They Can't Take That Away from Me, " "I Got Rhythm" and "Someone to Watch Over Me." Tickets are $8 adults, $6 students. Info: 701-499-1971.

• "Sweet Nothing, A (Grim) Fairytale": 7:30 p.m., Theatre B, 716 Main Ave., Fargo. See Thursday's listing for details.

• "9 to 5 -- The Musical": 7:30 p.m., Festival Concert Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo. See Thursday's listing for details.

MUSIC

• Dwight Yoakam: 8 p.m., Shooting Star Casino, 777 Casino Road, Mahnomen. The cowboy from Kentucky has 12 gold albums with hits that include "Honky Tonk Man," "Little Ways," "Fast as You" and "Thousand Miles from Nowhere;" tickets are sold out. Info: 800-313-7469.

• Sam Roth: 5 to 7 p.m., Seven Sisters Spirits, Detroit Lakes. Wine tasting and live music. Info: Steve, 218-847-2337.

• Church of Cash: 9 p.m., Dempsey's, 226 Broadway, Fargo. Outlaw country; tribute to Johnny Cash. No cover charge. Info: 701-235-5013.

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

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

• Chase & Ovation: 9 p.m., Garage Bar, 3108 9th St. S., Moorhead. Tribute to Prince; tickets $7 pre-sale, $10 day of show. Info: 218-287-0100.

• Ska Skank Redemption: 9:30 p.m., Pickled Parrot, 505 3rd Ave. N., Fargo. Rock music; no cover charge. Info: 701-356-5227.

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

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

• Dorothy Fix, Chrissy Jo and the GOB, The B.O.S.S. Cello Quartet, Alien Brain and the Jugular Vein: 10 p.m., All-Star Bowl, 309 17th St. N., Moorhead. Rock music; admission is a free will donation. Info: 218-233-2020.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Red River Valley Home & Garden Show: 3 to 9 p.m., Fargodome, 1800 N. University Drive, Fargo. Over 300 exhibitors, home and garden exhibits and daily seminars with Jyll Everman, a chef and season seven finalist on "Next Food Network Star," and Geralin Thomas, a profes-sional organizer who regularly appears on A&E's show "Hoarders;" tickets are $8. Info: 701-241-9100.

• The Price Is Right Live: 7:30 p.m., Civic Memorial Auditorium, 207 4th St. N., Fargo. Similar to the televised game show, audience members may have their names called to play for prizes. Tickets are $29.50, $39.50 or $49.50. Info: 800-745-3000.

• 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.

• Fashion Nation: 9 p.m., Venue at the Hub, 2525 9th Ave. S., Fargo. A stylish, contemporary high energy fun fashion event; each night hosts search the club for the trendiest styles looking for women with the most fascinating outfits, proper attire is required, fashion show at midnight, winner receives $100 gift card and $100 cash. Info: 701-232-6767.

Saturday, Feb. 23

THEATER

• "Le Poisson d3 Trois": 6:45 to 9 p.m., The Winery, 1404 33rd St. S., Fargo. Three-course meal paired with a dinner theater-style show including live singers, comedy, belly dancing and burlesque; 10 percent of all ticket sales benefit Bros on Broadway. Tickets are $60. Info: 701-237-9463.

• "Crazy For You": 7:30 p.m., West Fargo High School Theatre, 801 9th St. E., West Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.

• "Sweet Nothing, A (Grim) Fairytale": 7:30 p.m., Theatre B, 716 Main Ave., Fargo. See Thursday's listing for details.

• "9 to 5 -- The Musical": 7:30 p.m., Festival Concert Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo. See Thursday's listing for details.

MUSIC

• Boomtown: 9 p.m., Holiday Inn Beach Bar & Grill, 1155 Highway 10 East, Detroit Lakes. Info: 218-847-2121.

• Jessie Veeder: 7 p.m., Studio 222 at 222 Broadway, Fargo.

• Church of Cash: 9 p.m., Dempsey's, 226 Broadway, Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.

• Twice As Hard: 9 p.m., Rick's Bar, 2721 Main Ave., Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.

• Blues Tonic: 9 p.m., Speck's Bar, 2611 Main Ave., Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.

• Ska Skank Redemption: 9:30 p.m., Pickled Parrot, 505 3rd Ave. N., Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.

• Groove Tones: 9:30 p.m., VFW, 202 Broadway, Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.

• Steve Sullivan & The Factory: 9:30 p.m., O'Leary's Pub, 808 30th Ave. S., Moorhead. Americana music; no cover charge. Info: 218-287-1957.

• Face for Radio: 9:30 p.m., Garage Bar, 3108 9th St. S., Moorhead. Info: 218-287-0100.

• Jeez Loueez: 9:30 p.m., Spirits Lounge-Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave. S., Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Third Crossing Sled Dog Rendezvous: 11 a.m., East U.S. Highway 10 exit to Frazee, off County Road 10. Races in five different categories; mass start for all races. Race is free to spectators. Participants need to register online at www.nssdc.org or prior to the racers' meeting at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22 at the Hostel Hornet in Frazee. Awards program following the races at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Hostel Hornet. Info: Neal Seeger, 218-847-1013.

• "Enchanting Du Jour" Fundraiser: 5:30 p.m., Event Center, Vergas. An invitation for individuals, businesses and organizations to be part of a fundraiser to purchase banquet chairs for the Vergas Event Center. Each table will seat 8 guests; sell 7 tickets for your table and get one free ticket. Decorate your table with a theme; the possibilities are endless! There will be a "People's Choice" Award for best decorated table. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with a cash bar by the Vergas Lions; hors d'oeuvres, silent auction, dinner, and live entertainment featuring area talent. All tickets $30. Info: Melissa, 218-234-1175.

• Lantern Lit Ski & Snowshoe: 6 to 8 p.m., Itasca State Park, Park Rapids. Free but state park vehicle permit required ($5 for one day, $25 for year-round); concert from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at visitor center with Eric Bervig and Friends. Info: 218-699-7351.

• Sugar Valley Toy Show: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hartl Ag Building, Red River Valley Fairgrounds, West Fargo. Admission is $3.50 for adults, free for children. Info: 701-282-6410.

• Red River Valley Home & Garden Show: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Fargodome, 1800 N. University Drive, Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.

• Fargo-Moorhead Comic Con 3: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Doublewood Inn, 3333 13th Ave. S., Fargo. Comics, games, workshops, films, videos, costume contest, vendors and more; admission is $5 for ages 13 and older, $3 ages 5-12, free for age 4 and younger.

• "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.

• 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, Feb. 24

THEATER

• "Crazy For You": 2:30 p.m., West Fargo High School Theatre, 801 9th St. E., West Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.

• "9 to 5 -- The Musical": 2 to 4 p.m., Festival Concert Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo. See Thursday's listing for details.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Sugar Valley Toy Show: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hartl Ag Building, Red River Valley Fairgrounds, West Fargo. See Saturday's listing for details.

• Red River Valley Home & Garden Show: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fargodome, 1800 N. University Drive, Fargo. See Friday's listing for details.

• "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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