This week in entertainment
Sunday, Feb. 24
Future of Rock: 1 p.m., Venue at the Hub, 2525 9th Ave. SW, Fargo. Performances from 40-plus youth bands, hosted by Elevate Rock School. Info: 701-478-4827.
In Flames: 7 p.m., Venue at the Hub, 2525 9th Ave. SW, Fargo. Melodic death metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. All ages welcome; doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets $20.50. Info: 866-300-8300.
October Road: 9 p.m., Windbreak Saloon, 3150 39th St. S., Fargo. Ages 21 and up; ID required.
Shawn Mitzel (from Dirty Word): 9:30 p.m., JT Cigarro's, 4554 7th Ave. SW, Fargo. Ages 21 and up; ID required. Info: 701-277-0711.
"Crazy For You": 2:30 p.m., West Fargo High School Theatre, 801 9th St. E., West Fargo. Gershwin musical come-dy is the tale of boy meets girl in the Wild West and includes memorable songs including "Em-braceable 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.
"9 to 5 -- The Musical": 2 to 4 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.
Sugar Valley Toy Show: 9 a.m. to 3 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: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fargodome, 1800 N. University Drive, Fargo. Over 300 exhibitors, home and garden exhibits and daily semi-nars with Jyll Everman, a chef and season seven finalist on "Next Food Network Star," and Geralin Thomas, a profes-sional organizer who reg-ularly appears on A&E's show "Hoarders;" tickets are $8. Info: 701-241-9100.
"Larry Cat in Space": 2 p.m., Planetarium, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Playful, imaginative car-toon 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.
Monday, Feb. 25
Middle School Choir Concert: 7:30 p.m., George Simson Auditorium, Middle School, Detroit Lakes. Info: 218-847-9228.
Open Jam Night: 9:30 p.m., Pickled Parrot, 505 3rd Ave. N., Fargo. The host band includes members from The Roosters, 8th Hour, Carmen the Cactus and October Road. Info: 701-356-5227.
The Deer Tracks, Magic Wands with Lava Proof Boots: 10 p.m., The Aquarium, 226 Broadway (upstairs), Fargo. Ages 21 and up; ID required. Info: 701-235-5913.
"Red River Skies": 7 p.m., Planetarium, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Learn how to use a star map and explore the winter sky over the Red River Valley, look at constellations, stars and planets visible in winter and listen to some of the ancient myths about the night sky; admission is $5, $2.50 for children 12 and younger, seniors and Tri-College students. Info: 218-477-2920.
Tuesday, Feb. 26
Lake Park-Audubon Jazz Band Concert: 8:15 p.m., LP-A High School, Lake Park.
Square Dancing: 6:30 p.m., Cash Wise Community Room, 1401 33rd St. S., Fargo. Hosted by L&M Squares. Roger McNeil, and Jim Lizakowski, callers; Bernadette McNeil cuer, with rounds and lines between tips. Info: 701-293-6620 or 218-233-6212.
Swing Dancing: 7 p.m., Avalon Events Center, 613 1st Ave. N., Fargo. Admission $7 at the door, $5 for students with ID. Info: 701-232-1336.
Comedy Night: 9:30 p.m., Red Raven Espresso Parlor, 916 Main Ave., Fargo. Open signup starts at 8:45 p.m.; 10-15 performers expected. Free admission. Info: 701-478-7337.
Open Mic Night: 8 p.m., JT Cigarro's, 4554 7th Ave. SW, Fargo. Ages 21 and up; ID required. Info: 701-277-0711.
Wednesday, Feb. 27
Avenue Q: 7:30 p.m., Hansen Theatre, Roland Dille Center for the Arts, Minnesota State University, 1104 7th Ave. S., Moorhead. A gut-bustingly hilarious modern musical focusing on a group of unique 20-somethings making their way in the big city. Although the show addresses humorous adult issues, it is similar to a beloved children's show; a place where puppets are friends, monsters are good and life lessons are learned. Tickets $10-$25. Info: 800-593-7246.
Soulfly with Incite & Lody Kong: 8 p.m., House of Rock at the Hub, 2525 9th Ave. S., Fargo. Rock music. Ages 21 and up; ID required. Info: 701-232-6767.
Eye Empire: 9 p.m., Legacy Ballroom, 505 3rd Ave. N. (upstairs), Fargo. With Surrender the Fall and Cowboy Conspiracy. Tickets $15 at the door, $10 in advance; ages 21 and up. Info: 701-356-5227.
Gypsy Lumberjacks: 10 p.m., Dempsey's Public House, 226 Broadway, Fargo. Ages 21 and up; ID required. Info: 701-235-5913.
Thursday, Feb. 28
Avenue Q: 7:30 p.m., Hansen Theatre, Roland Dille Center for the Arts, Minnesota State University, 1104 7th Ave. S., Moorhead. See Wednesday's listing for details.
George Thorogood: 8 p.m., Shooting Star Casino, 777 Casino Road, Mahnomen. Blues rock icon performs hits including "Bad to the Bone," "One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer," "Who Do You Love?" and more. Tickets are $30-$60. Info: 800-313-7469 or starcasino.com.
Celtic Jam: 7 p.m., Red Raven Espresso Parlor, 916 Main Ave., Fargo. All age swelcome. Info: 701-478-7337.
Less Than Organic: 7 p.m., Uncorked, 12 Broadway, Fargo. Ages 21 and up; ID required. Info: 701-356-4014.
Jazz Night: 7 p.m., Basie's at the Ramada Plaza Suites, 1635 42nd St. S., Fargo. Info: 701-281-7105.
Sneaky Pete: 8 p.m., HoDo Lounge, Hotel Donaldson, 101 Broadway, Fargo. Ages 21 and up; ID required. No cover charge. Info: 701-478-8888.
Anything for the Money: 9 p.m., The Vibe at the Venue, 2525 9th Ave S., Fargo. Ages 21 and up; ID required. Info: 701-232-6767.
Dueling Duel Piano: 9:30 p.m., JT Cigarro's, 4554 7th Ave. SW, Fargo. Ages 21 and up; ID required. Info: 701-277-0711.
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