This Week in Entertainment
Sunday, April 28
- 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 6:30pm honoring the 88 DLHS students that participated in Trinity’s 9th Annual Student Art Exhibit, “The Art of Ideas.” Many of the students will be on hand to discuss their work. Free and open to the public. Info: 218-847-7211 or Mark Berg, 218-849-4337.
- “God of Carnage”: 2 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.
- “The Magic Flute”: 2 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.
- “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.
Monday, April 29
- Open Jam Night: 9 p.m., Pickled Parrot, 505 3rd Ave. N., Fargo. Hosted by members of The Roosters, 8th Hour, Carmen the Cactus and October Road. Info: 701-356-5227.
- Northern Eclecta’s Showcase: 7 p.m., Beckwith Recital Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo. Students will be reading selections of their works, NDSU’s literary publication journal features poetry, fiction, nonfiction and quick-takes from NDSU students, alumni and local high school students; free and open to the public.
- “Dark”: 7 p.m., Planetarium, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. See today’s (Sunday) listing for details.
Tuesday, April 30
- Colors of Brass: 7 to 9 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 826 Summit Ave., Fargo. Brass ensemble of the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchstra performs. Tickets $10 for adults or free for students. Info: 218-844-7469 or www.dlccc.org.
- Pentatonix: 7:30 p.m., Venue at the Hub, 2525 9th Ave. S., Fargo. Pop music; all ages. General admission seating. Info: 866-300-8300.
- LYRA concert: 7:30 p.m., Calvary Lutheran Church, Perham. A cappella group from St. Petersburg, Russia, will present sacred music of the Russian Orthodox Church and Russian folk songs; freewill offerings accepted. Info: 218-346-4780.
- Zion I: 9 p.m., The Aquarium, 226 Broadway (upstairs), Fargo. Hip-hop music; admission $15. Tickets available at zionicrew.com/events. Info: 510-350-8896.
Wednesday, May 1
- Ballroom Dancing: 7 to 9 p.m., VFW, 308 Sheyenne St., West Fargo. A 30-minute polka 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.
Thursday, May 2
- Middle School Band Concert: 7:30 to 9 p.m., George Simson Auditorium, Detroit Lakes Middle School. Info: 218-847-9228.
- Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Throw the Fight & Eversay: 8 p.m., Big D’s Bar & Grill, 1515 42nd St. S., Fargo. Rock music. Admission $10 in advance, $15 day of show. Info: 701-241-4386.
- Jazz Ensemble: 7:30 p.m., Hansen Theatre, Roland Dille Center for the Arts, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Free and open to the public. Info: 218-477-2271.
- Dave Ferreira Trio: 6:30 p.m., Maxwells, 1380 9th St. E., West Fargo. Jazz music; no cover charge. Info: 701-277-9463.
- Kathie Brekke & the 42nd Street Jazz Band: 7 p.m., Basie’s at the Ramada Plaza Suites, 1635 42nd St. S., Fargo. Jazz music; no cover charge.
- Big Jam Night: 9:30 p.m., VFW, 202 Broadway, Fargo. No cover charge. Info: 701-235-8243.
- “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.
- Lunafest: 6 to 10 p.m., Fargo Theater, 314 Broadway, Fargo. Hosted by the Junior League of Fargo Moorhead, a film festival of documentaries created by women and for women. social and silent auction starts at 6 p.m., films begin at 7. Tickets can be purchased online at www.fmjrleague.org/lunafest/ or at the Fargo Theater box office.
Friday, May 3
- Chris Cagle: 8 p.m., Shooting Star Casino, 777 Casino Road, Mahnomen. The country star will perform all of his new songs along with chart-topping country favorites including “My Love Goes On and On,” “Laredo” and “I Breathe In, I Breathe Out;” tickets are $10, $20 and $25. Info: 800-313-7469.
- Cape Bretton Fiddle & Pipe: 7:30 p.m., Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 610 13th St. N., Moorhead. Traditional Scottish fiddling and piping concert featuring Andrea Beaton, Dick Hensold and Dirk Freymuth. Tickets are $12 at the door, or $10 in advance at Melberg Christian Book and Gift, 16 4th St. N., Moorhead. Info: 218-233-4971.
- “God of Carnage”: 7:30 p.m., Theatre B, 716 Main Ave., Fargo.See Thursday’s listing for details.
Saturday, May 4
- East Central Minnesota Chorale Spring Tour: 3 to 5 p.m., United Methodist Church, 885 Pembina Trail, Detroit Lakes. Chorale is under the direction of Detroit Lakes native Mark Potvin. A free will offering will be taken. Info: 218-847-4818.
- Randy Linder Tribute to John Fogerty & Creedence Clearwater Revival: 7:30 p.m., Top Hat Theatre, Ulen-Hitterdal School, 27 2nd St. NW, Ulen. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students. Info: 218-596-8853.
- KNDS 96.3 FM Radio Block Party: 7 and 10 p.m., The Aquarium, 226 Broadway, Fargo. All ages show with Night Moves, Wiping Out Thousands and Riesage, free; 21 and older show at 10 p.m. with Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons, Strange Names, and Sean Anonymous, $7 general admission or $5 with student ID.
- American Spiritual Ensemble: 7:30 p.m., Festival Concert Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo. Through live performances of the sorrowful to jubilant songs representing the lives of American slaves, the classically trained voices of the ensemble capture the haunting genius of the American Negro Spiritual. Free and open to the public. Info: 701-231-7969.
- Concordia College Commencement Concert: 3 to 5 p.m., Memorial Auditorium, Concordia College, Moorhead. Featuring the college orchestra, choir and band. Free and open to the public. Info: 218-299-4366.
- Cowboy Conspiracy: 9 p.m., Garage Bar, 3108 9th St. S., Moorhead. Rock music. Info: 218-287-0100.
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