Daughters of Africa
Paynesville, Friday, 7 p.m. Paynesville High School Auditorium. The Great River Regional Library presents "Daughters of Africa" by the Mixed Blood Theatre of Minneapolis. It's a musical encompassing three centuries in the lives of African American women, from slave woman to Oprah; suitable for all ages.
Dawson, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium; Dawson-Boyd Arts Association Winterfest weekend entertainment with comedian Mary Rowles; adults $10, students $5, general admission; 320-769-2955 or online at www.dawsonboydarts.org.
C. Willi Myles
Willmar, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., WEAC. Comedian C. Willi Myles, former St. Cloud State University athlete and coach, presents his take on family and holidays combining everyday people with everyday humor with a non-offensive flavor. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for those under 18 and are available at WEAC, North American State Bank and Walt's Car Wash in Willmar or at www.americaseverydaycomedian.com.
Willmar, Feb. 11-13, 18-20, 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 14 and 21, 2:30 p.m., The Barn Theatre; "Run For Your Wife"; adults $15, students $8.
Music, love letters and lunch
New London, Feb. 14, 2 p.m., Little Theatre; casual Valentine's Day afternoon of community sharing from the New London Writer's Club and artist musicians; everyone welcome; bring a paper item for the New London Food Shelf if you can.
Glenwood, Feb. 14, 3 to 7 p.m., Lakeside Ballroom; Lakeside Dance Club presents the vintage sounds of "Velvet Brass" in a special dress-up sweetheart dance; $20 per couple; no jeans or shorts; www.lakesideballroom.org.
Sheldon Theatre Brass Band
Appleton, Feb. 21, 2 p.m., '52 Wing Auditorium; Sheldon Theatre Brass Band concert; adults $14, students $5
Willmar, March 2-3, 6 p.m., Ridgewater College; auditions for "Beyond Therapy" by Christopher Durange. Scripts available in the Fine Arts office for check-out; production dates April 28-May 1. For more information call Colin Wasmund, director, at 320-222-5989 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Willmar, March 4-6 at 7 p.m., March 7 at 1 p.m. Willmar High School theatre; Willmar Middle School presents the musical "Seussical, Jr."; adults $8, students and children $4; tickets go on sale Feb. 16 at Willmar Community Ed and Rec.
'52 Wing Auditorium, East Ronning Avenue, Appleton
Barn Theatre, 321 Fourth St. S.W., Willmar
Edson Auditorium, University of Minnesota campus, Morris
Kandiyohi County Historical Society, North Business 71 (by the train engine), Willmar
Lakeside Ballroom, 180 Lake Shore Dr. S., Glenwood
Little Theatre, 24 Central Ave. E, New London
Memorial Auditorium, 601 Ninth St., Dawson
North American Financial Center, 1516 First St. S., Willmar
Paynesville High School, Highway 23 on west edge of Paynesville
Prairie Renaissance Cultural Center, 630 Atlantic Ave., Morris
Ridgewater College, 2101 15th Ave. N.W., Willmar
WEAC, Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W., Willmar
Willmar High School, corner of Civic Center Dr. and County Road 9, Willmar
Community and high school art events such as concerts and stage productions will be printed each Thursday in this calendar up to a month in advance. The deadline is noon Monday.
Items may be submitted on the Tribune Web site at www.wctrib.com; faxed to 320-235-6769; mailed to Arts Calendar, P.O. Box 839, Willmar, MN 56201 or e-mailed to email@example.com with "arts calendar item" in the subject line.