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Wednesday, April 24

THEATER

  • “Mother Courage & Her Children”: 7:30 p.m., Gaede Stage, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Black comedy follows a peasant woman as she sells, steals and haggles her way across the battlefield of pre Modern Europe. Ticket range is $10-$20. Info: 218-477-2271.
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MUSIC

  • Chingy & Big Reno: 8 p.m., Big D’s Bar & Grill, 1515 42nd St. S., Fargo. Hip hop music; tickets $15 in advance, $20 day of show. Info: 701-241-4386.

DANCE

  • Ballroom Dancing: 7 to 9 p.m., VFW, 308 Sheyenne St., West Fargo. A 30-minute waltz lesson followed by open dancing and pizza. Admission is $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers. Info: 701-293-8306.
  • Western Wednesday: 7:30 to 10 p.m., VFW, 308 Sheyenne St., West 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

  • FABO Fashion Show: 12 p.m., Memorial Union Ballroom, North Dakota State University, Fargo. Sponsored by the Fashion and Apparel Business Organization at North Dakota State University, proceeds benefit Dress for Success. Free will donations will be accepted.

Thursday, April 25

MUSIC

  • Dave Ferreira Trio: 6:30 p.m., Maxwells, 1380 9th St. E., West Fargo. Jazz music; no cover charge.
  • Kathie Brekke & the 42nd Street Jazz Band: 7 p.m., Basie’s at the Ramada Plaza Suites, 1635 42nd St. S., Fargo.  No cover charge.
  • Tonic Sol-fa Concert: 7 p.m., Memorial Union Ballroom, North Dakota State University, Fargo. Popular a capella group performs an all-ages show. Admission is free and open to the public. Info: 701-231-7221.
  • F-M’s Finest-Kipp G & Tony the Butcher: 8 p.m., House of Rock at the Hub, 2525 9th Ave. S., Fargo. Cover charge $5.
  • Pops Spectacular Concert: 7:30 p.m., Waage Center for the Arts, Minnesota State Community & Technical College, Fergus Falls. Featuring the M State Concert Choir & Voice Ensemble. Ticket range is $7-$11. Info: 218-736-1600.

THEATER

  • “Noises Off”: 7:30 p.m., George Simson Auditorium, Detroit Lakes Middle School. Classic farce presented by Detroit Lakes High School’s Theater Department. Tickets are on sale at Central Market in Detriot Lakes or at the door.
  • “The Jungle Book”: 6:30 p.m., St. Joseph’s School, 1005 2nd Ave. S., Moorhead. Performed by St. Joseph’s students; free admission. Info: 218-284-6222.
  • “God of Carnage”: 7:30 p.m., Theatre B, 716 Main Ave., Fargo. A playground altercation between young boys brings together two sets of parents for a meeting which at first is diplomatic, but as the meeting progresses, and the rum flows, tensions emerge, leaving the couples with more than just their liberal principles in tatters. Tickets are $20 adults, $10 students. Info: 701-729-8880.
  • “Mother Courage & Her Children”: 7:30 p.m., Gaede Stage, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. See today’s (Wednesday) listing for details.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • United Way Celebration of Heroes: 5 to 7 p.m., Holiday Inn, 1155 Highway 10 East, Detroit Lakes. A celebration of Becker County’s heroes, with awards, appetizers and more. Info: 218-846-7400.
  • Hidden History Happy Hour: 7 to 9 p.m., Hostel Hornet, Frazee. “Lumber Mills, Murder & Loose Women in Frazee.” Drinks, food and a presentation on the “underside” of Becker County history, 1880-1920. Admission $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Hosted by the Becker County Historical Society. Info: 218-847-2938.

Friday, April 26

MUSIC

  • Chicago: 8 p.m., Fargodome, 1800 North University Drive, Fargo.  Ticket range is $35-$74.50, plus fees. Info: 855-694-6367.
  • Ray Bonneville: 7:30 p.m., Spirit Room, 111 Broadway, Fargo.  Juno Award-winning blues artist performs; all ages show. Admission is $15. Info: 701-237-0230.
  • Blues Tonic: 9 p.m., Pit 611, 15057 County Highway 11, Audubon. Info: 218-439-6121.
  • Exodus: 9 p.m., House of Rock at the Hub, 2525 9th Ave. S., Fargo. Heavy metal music. For ages 21 and up; general admission seating is $11 in advance, $13 day of show. Info: 866-300-8300.
  • The Trouble Makers: 9:30 p.m., VFW, 202 Broadway, Fargo. No cover charge. Info: 701-235-8243.

THEATER

  • “Noises Off”: 7:30 p.m., George Simson Auditorium, Detroit Lakes Middle School. See Thursday’s listing for details.
  • “The Magic Flute”: 7:30 p.m., Festival Concert Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo. Presented by the NDSU Opera; sung in English. Tickets available at www.ndsu.edu/finearts.
  • “God of Carnage”: 7:30 p.m., Theatre B, 716 Main Ave., Fargo. See Thursday’s listing for details.
  • “Mother Courage & Her Children”: 7:30 p.m., Gaede Stage, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. See today’s (Wednesday) listing for details.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • 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, April 27

MUSIC

  • Tarim Uyghur Song & Dance: 7:30 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 826 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Arts Midwest World Fest presentation by 20 dancers and musicians from western China; tickets are $15 for adults, $7.50 for students. Info: 218-844-7469 or www.dlccc.org.
  • All Things Possible Tour: 7 to 9 p.m., Century Middle School, 501 Helton Ave., Park Rapids. Featuring Mark Schultz, Aaron Shust and Jonny Diaz. Ticket range is $10-$25. Info: 612-554-4804.
  • River Rats Dueling Pianos: 6:30 p.m., Nemzek Field House, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Fundraiser for Dragon Athletics; for ages 21 and up. Info: 218-477-5824.
  • Northern Plains Kkodaly Chapter Children’s Choral Festival: 7 to 8:30 p.m., Olivet Lutheran Church, 1330 University Drive South, Fargo. With guest conductor Elizabeth Shepley, the artistic director of the Northfield Youth Choirs, St. Paul; free admission. Info: 701-866-5961.
  • Tripwire: 9 p.m., Holiday Inn Beach Bar & Grill, 1155 Highway 10 East, Detroit Lakes. Rock music. Info: 218-847-2121.
  • The 4ontheFloor: 9 p.m., House of Rock at the Hub, 2525 9th Ave. S., Fargo. Rock music. General admission $10; $12 day of show. For ages 21 and up. Info: 701-232-6767.
  • Back For More: 9 p.m., Garage Bar, 3108 9th St. S., Moorhead. Info: 218-287-0100.
  • Relevant: 9 p.m., Hooligans, 3330 Sheyenne St. S., West Fargo. No cover charge. Info: 701-373-0770.
  • Neptune Men: 9:30 p.m., Elks Club, 3435 Broadway, Fargo.
  • Pat Lenertz Band: 9:30 p.m., VFW, 202 Broadway, Fargo. See Friday’s listing for details.

THEATER

  • “Noises Off”: 7:30 p.m., George Simson Auditorium, Detroit Lakes Middle School. See Thursday’s listing for details.
  • “God of Carnage”: 7:30 p.m., Theatre B, 716 Main Ave., Fargo. See Thursday’s listing for details.
  • “Mother Courage & Her Children”: 7:30 p.m., Gaede Stage, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. See today’s (Wednesday) listing for details.

ART EVENTS

  • J. Jackson Arndt Art Show Opening: 1 to 5 p.m., The Depot, 116 Highway 10 West, Detroit Lakes (corner of Washington Avenue). Prairie Thunder (formerly known as Little Red Tail) will be singing and drumming. The art will be on display for two weeks following.  Info: 218-844-5212.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • “Sky Zoo”: 11 a.m., Planetarium, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Explore the animal constellations of the night sky and the fantastic stories that have been told about them; admission is $5, $2.50 for children 12 and younger, seniors and Tri-College students. Info: 218-477-2920.
  • Valley Vintage Car Show: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Civic Memorial Auditorium, 207 4th St. N., Fargo.
  • Garden Party: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Rheault Farm, 2902 25th St. S., Fargo. Get in the gardening mood while enjoying buggy snacks and creating take home insect crafts; there will also be a bug hunt, face painting, plant walk and more; free admission. Info: 701-499-7788.

Sunday, April 28

MUSIC

  • Colonial Church of Edina Chamber Choir: 4:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1401 Madison Ave., Detroit Lakes. This talented 20 member vocal ensembel will be performing “Lux Aeterna (Eternal Light)” by Morten Lauridsen. After the concert, there will be an open house reception at 6:30 p.m. honoring the 84 DLHS students that participated in Trinity’s 9th Annual Student Art Exhibit, “The Art of Ideas.”
  • “Broadway Under the Lights”: 2 p.m., Waage Theatre, Minnesota State Community & Technical College, Fergus Falls. Featuring the Chamber Chorale and various soloists; ticket range is $7-$11. Info: 218-736-1600.
  • Master Chorale Spring Concert: 7 p.m., Hope Lutheran Church South Campus, 3636 25th St. S., Fargo. Aaron Zinter directs “My Soul’s Been Anchored in the Lord.” The Chorale will perform Russian, Brazilian, Zambian, Swedish and German pieces, along with American spiritual music. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors over age 65 and $8 for students, available at www.fmmasterchorale.org or call 701-205-0390.
  • Symphonic Band Concert: 4 to 5:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium, Concordia College, Moorhead. Free and open to the public. Info: 218-299-4366.
  • MSUM All Choirs Concert: 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 2900 5th St. S., Moorhead. Free and open to the public. Info: 218-477-2271.

THEATER

  • “God of Carnage”: 2 p.m., Theatre B, 716 Main Ave., Fargo. See Thursday’s listing for details.
  • “The Magic Flute”: 2 p.m., Festival Concert Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo. See Friday’s listing for details.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • “Dark”: 2 p.m., Planetarium, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. A full dome movie that explains and explores the nature of dark matter, the missing 80 percent of the mass of the universe. Admission is $5 for adults, or $2.50 for children 12 and younger, seniors and Tri-College students. Info: 218-477-2920.
  • Jeff Dunham, “Disorderly Conduct”: 3 p.m., Planetarium, Fargodome, 1800 North University Drive, Fargo.  The standup comic and ventriloquist performs with his famed troupe of sidekicks including Walter the Grumpy Retiree, Achmed the Dead Terrorist, Bubba J., Peanut and Little Jeff. All tickets are $45. Info: 855-694-6367.
  • Valley Vintage Car Show: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Civic Memorial Auditorium, 207 4th St. N., Fargo.

*** 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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