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Improv jazz show coming to NYM

An eclectic musical series opens the 2011 concert season at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center this Saturday, Feb. 19, with the improvisational jazz of "r'nt."

The Twin Cities-based band "r'nt" will perform a concert of improvisational jazz starting at 7:30 p.m. on the 19th, and tickets are $12 advance sale, $15 the night of the concert for adults, or $5 for students anytime.

Band members feature Carl Franzen, songwriter and guitar, Rahjta Ren, a

stunning pianist, and Lonnie Knight, one of the region's finest guitarists.

Other concerts in the series will feature flamenco, bluegrass, folk, contemporary classical and punk. Check out the season's offerings at, or call 218-385-3339 for more information.