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Arts calendar published Feb. 6, 2020

Community and high school art events will be printed each Thursday in this calendar up to a month in advance. The deadline is noon Monday. Items may be emailed to news@wctrib.com with “arts calendar item” in the subject line.

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Rodriquez and Neprath

Willmar, Feb. 6, 6 p.m. Whitney Music; music by O.T. Rodriquez and Ella Neprath.

Crow River Junction

Spicer, Feb. 7, 6 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; music by Crow River Junction.

Winterfest Comedy Night

Dawson, Feb. 8, 7 p.m., Memorial Auditorium; the Dawson-Boyd Arts Association presents Winterfests Comedy Night with comedians Mary Mack and Tim Harmston; adults $20, students $5, online at www.dawsonboydarts.org, by calling the box office at 320-312-2311 and at the door.

Rialto Revisited

New London, Feb. 9, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., Little Theatre; Rialto Revisited, a collaboration between the Little Theatre and New London Roaming Cinema, showing public domain classic movies; 1939’s “Love Affair” at 1 p.m. and 1939’s “Made for Each Other” at 3 p.m.; suggested donation $5.

Great Times Band

Willmar, Feb. 13, 6 p.m. Whitney Music; music by the Great Times Band and Sing-a-long.

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‘The Savannah Sipping Society’

Willmar, Feb. 13-15, 20-22, 7:30 p.m., Feb. 16 and 23, 2 p.m. The Barn Theatre; The Barn Theatre presents the comedy “The Savannah Sipping Society”; adults $20, ages 18 and younger $10; 320-235-9500 or thebarntheatre.com.

Green Lake Bluegrass Band

New London, Feb. 15, 7 p.m., Little Theatre, the Green Lake Bluegrass Band presents “Cabin Fever”; $12, available at Gossman Pottery or at the door.

Rialto Revisited

New London, Feb. 16, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., Little Theatre; Rialto Revisited, a collaboration between the Little Theatre and New London Roaming Cinema, showing public domain classic movies; 1951’s “Royal Wedding” at 1 p.m. and 1947’s “Hi De Ho” at 3 p.m.; suggested donation $5.

‘Frog and Toad’ auditions

Willmar, Feb. 17-18, 6:30 p.m., The Barn Theatre; auditions for the musical “A Year with Frog and Toad,” directed by Nikki Betcher Erickson, performance dates April 16-19, 23-26; 320-235-9500.

Nelson and Bengtson

Willmar, Feb. 20, 6 p.m. Whitney Music; music by Terry Nelson and Miron Bengtson.

Rialto Revisited

New London, Feb. 23, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., Little Theatre; Rialto Revisited, a collaboration between the Little Theatre and New London Roaming Cinema, showing public domain classic movies; 1920’s “Within Our Gates” at 1 p.m. and a movie directed by Oscar Michaeux at 3 p.m.; suggested donation $5.

Jerry O’Hagan

Glenwood, Feb. 23, 3 to 7 p.m., Lakeside Ballroom; the Lakeside Dance Club presents the Jerry O’Hagan Orchestra, dance lesson 2 p.m.; $10 per person, $5 ages 17-30, season membership available; no jeans, lakesideballroom.org.

Great Times Band

Willmar, Feb. 27, 6 p.m. Whitney Music; music by the Great Times Band and Sing-a-long.

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Radio Acoustic

Spicer, Feb. 28, 6 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; music by Radio Acoustic.

Dan Kallevig

Willmar, March 5, 6 p.m. Whitney Music; music by Dan Kallevig.

Ava Hanson

Spicer, March 6, 6 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; music by Ava Hanson.

WCCS

Willmar, March 6, 7:30 p.m., WEAC; Double Double Duo, clarinet and accordion duo present a classical program; for season ticket information email WCConcertS@gmail.com; individual concert tickets available at the door.

Pioneer Public TV

The Pioneer Public Television studio is located at One Pioneer Drive in Granite Falls. For more information call 1-800-726-3178 or email yourtv@pioneer.org .

“Prairie Yard and Garden”: 7:30 p.m. Thursday and repeats 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Monday; Mary Holm visits Stivland Gardens, a small, family owned greenhouse near Lowry.

“Your Legislators”: broadcast live at 8 p.m. Thursday and repeats at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. The 40th season of the only statewide, live, call-in program where citizens have questions answered directly by their lawmakers.

“Grassland Jam”: 7 p.m. Saturday and repeats at noon Monday; groups from the Minnesota Bluegrass and Old Time Music Festival held August 2019 in Richmond. Featuring Georgia Rae Family Band from Richmond, Ill.

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“Prairie Sportsman”: 7:30 p.m. Sunday and repeats at 12:30 p.m. Monday; join host Bret Amundson and his crew as they paddle the Minnesota River with Natalie Warren, one of the first women to canoe 2,000 miles from Fort Snelling to Hudson Bay in 2011. Learn how peregrine falcons were brought back from extinction in Minnesota.

“Prairie Yard and Garden”: Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m. Thursday and repeats 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Monday; Mary Holm visits with Gary Johnson from the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus to learn about pruning methods to keep trees looking fine.

“Your Legislators”: Feb. 13, broadcast live at 8 p.m. Thursday and repeats at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. The 40th season of the only statewide, live, call-in program where citizens have questions answered directly by their lawmakers.

“Grassland Jam”: Feb. 15, 7 p.m. Saturday and repeats at noon Monday; groups from the Minnesota Bluegrass and Old Time Music Festival held August 2019 in Richmond. Featuring Mash Tun from Excelsior.

“Prairie Sportsman”: Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m. Sunday and repeats at 12:30 p.m. Monday; join host Bret Amundson as he hunts pheasants at the Heartland Preserve near Granite Falls. See how bison are helping to preserve more than 200 acres of oak savanna at the Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve near East Bethel.

Addresses

Barn Theatre, 321 Fourth St. S.W., Willmar

Dassel History Center, 901 First St. N., Dassel

Glacial Ridge Winery, 15455 Old Mill Rd., Spicer

Kandiyohi County Historical Society, North Business 71 (by the train engine), Willmar

Kensington Bank, 2800 First St. S., Willmar

Lakeside Ballroom, 180 Lake Shore Dr. S., Glenwood

Little Theatre, 24 Central Ave. E, New London

Memorial Auditorium, 601 Ninth St., Dawson

Prairie Renaissance Cultural Center, 630 Atlantic Ave., Morris

Ridgewater College, 2101 15th Ave. N.W., Willmar

Southwest Minnesota Arts Council gallery, 114 Third St. N., Marshall

WEAC, Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W., Willmar

Whitney Music Center, 913 Business 71 N., Willmar

Willmar Area Arts Council, 321 Fourth St. S.W., Willmar.

Willmar City Auditorium, 313 6th St. S.W., Willmar

Willmar Community Center, 624 Highway 71 N.E., Willmar

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Donna Middleton started working at the West Central Tribune in 1975 and has been the news assistant since 1992. She compiles the arts, health, farm and community page calendars, as well as rewrites and works on the special sections.
She can be contacted at dmiddleton@wctrib.com or phone 320-214-4341.
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