DL News Staff
Come to Detroit Lakes Library on Tuesday, May 2, at 7 p.m. to meet noted poet Mark Vinz, professor of creative writing at Moorhead State University Moorhead, will read from his newly released book of poetry, "Long Distance." The book brings together 84 of Vinz's poems written over the past 10 years.
Wednesday, April 26 Volunteer appreciation Emmanuel Community hosts a volunteer appreciation party at 2 p.m. in the Main Lounge. Thursday, April 27 'Father of the Bride' The Detroit Lakes High School spring play, "Father of the Bride," will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in the George Simson Middle School Auditorium. Tickets are on sale at The Marquee or at the door. Leo Kottke at the Holmes Innovative acoustic guitar virtuoso Leo Kottke will take the stage at Detroit Lakes' Historic Holmes Theatre for an 8 p.m. show. Tickets are $22 in advance or $26 day of show.
Remember all those dumb things you did as a kid? Chances are, there are a few of them that you're not proud of. Most people would agree that their youthful indiscretions are best left in the past. So wouldn't you hate to be judged by those things you did years ago? In the new novel Prior Bad Acts by Tami Hoag, a man's old crimes are deemed inadmissible in court, but his past causes trouble in the present. The murders made the headlines in Minneapolis for weeks.
The Detroit Lakes Middle School Bands will present their final concert of the school year in their Spring Band Concert on Thursday, May 4. The sixth, seventh, and eighth grade bands will perform. The bands will be performing quite a variety of music highlights. Included will be marches - both traditional and concert, overtures, slow tunes, popular and rock selections from the 1960's and 70's, a transcription, programmatic, and original contemporary band compositions. Leading off the program will be the sixth grade band. The selections include: "Spania!
Innovative acoustic guitar virtuoso Leo Kottke will make a first time tour stop in Detroit Lakes tomorrow (Thursday). The show begins at 8 p.m. in the Historical Holmes Theatre. Order tickets at 844-SHOW. Kottke's powerful technique, combined with his prolific output and extensive touring schedule, has resulted in a sizeable following in both the guitar and folk music circles. He's settled comfortably into his role as a cult figure in the guitar world. Kottke has a wonderful delivery and the ability, with his dry sense of humor, to carry the show with in between banter alone.
Take the Lead (PG-13) NN1/2 (out of 5) Starring Antonio Banderas as Piee Dulaine Rob Brown as Rock Alfre Woodard as Augustine James Yaya DaCosta as Larhette John Ortiz as Mr. Temple Laura Benanti as Tina Dante Basco as Ramos By KEVIN CARR Ballroom dancing... Not exactly the phrase that gets the blood moving.
Life is full of responsibilities. We have responsibilities to each other and to ourselves. One of our responsibilities is to work. We need to work to stay afloat in society and to be productive members of our community. Without work our social and economic structure would fall apart, but what are we working towards? Are we working towards an ultimate goal in our lives, or for the lives of our descendents? Are we working to feel like we have achieved something, or are we just working to afford our materialistic lifestyles? Our working lives begin when we enter school.
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