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Arts calendar published Oct. 31, 2019

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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Great Times Band

Willmar, Oct. 31, 6 p.m., Whitney Music Center; music by Great Times Band.

Prairie Arts Chorale

Olivia, Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m., Cross of Calvary Lutheran Church; the Prairie Arts Chorale presents “A Time for Dancing,” several styles of dance as portrayed through the collection of vocal selections from the familiar tunes of the “Barn Dance” medley, through Fred and Ginger dancing “Cheek to Cheek” and the “Lord of the Dance”; adults $10 in advance, $12 at the door, ages 17 and younger free; tickets available from chorale members.

West Central Singers

Willmar, Nov. 2, 7 p.m., The Barn Theatre; West Central Singers present “America” songs of resolve, sacrifice and victory; adults $10, students and children free, available at the door.

‘Les Miserables’

Bird Island, Nov. 2, 7 p.m.; Nov. 3, 4 p.m., Bird Island campus stage; BOLD High School presents “Les Miserables”; adults $7, students $5.

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MMTA Ensemble Festival

Willmar, Nov. 3, 2 and 3:30 p.m., Bethel Lutheran Church; Minnesota Music Teachers Association ensemble festival of two different recitals; students performing in the 43 different ensembles are from Belgrade, Kandiyohi, Montevideo, New London, Raymond, Spicer and Willmar; free admission, everyone welcome.

West Central Singers

Willmar, Nov. 3, 3 p.m., Vinje Lutheran Church; West Central Singers present “America” songs of resolve, sacrifice and victory; adults $10, students and children free, available at the door.

Prairie Arts Chorale

Marshall, Nov. 3, 4 p.m., First Lutheran Church; the Prairie Arts Chorale presents “A Time for Dancing,” several styles of dance as portrayed through the collection of vocal selections from the familiar tunes of the “Barn Dance” medley, through Fred and Ginger dancing “Cheek to Cheek” and the “Lord of the Dance”; adults $10 in advance, $12 at the door, ages 17 and younger free; tickets available from chorale members.

WCCS

Willmar, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m., WEAC; Timothy Chooi, sterling violinist with piano accompaniment, presents a classical program; for season ticket information email WCConcertS@gmail.com; individual concert tickets available at the door.

Benjamin & Ann

Willmar, Nov. 7, 6 p.m., Whitney Music Center; music by Benjamin & Ann.

‘Newsies’

Willmar, Nov. 7-9 at 7 p.m., Nov. 10 at 1 p.m., Brau Performing Arts Center, Willmar High School; Willmar High School presents the musical “Newsies”; adults $10, students $5, available on the high school website or at the Community Ed office at Jefferson Learning Center.

Chris Bertrand

Spicer, Nov. 8, 6 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; music by Chris Bertrand.

Prairie Arts Chorale

Granite Falls, Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m., Granite Falls Lutheran Church; the Prairie Arts Chorale presents “A Time for Dancing,” several styles of dance as portrayed through the collection of vocal selections from the familiar tunes of the “Barn Dance” medley, through Fred and Ginger dancing “Cheek to Cheek” and the “Lord of the Dance”; adults $10 in advance, $12 at the door, ages 17 and younger free; tickets available from chorale members.

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Buddy Holly

Glenwood, Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m., Central Square; “Buddy Holly: Not Fade Away” by the original cast of History Theatre’s Production of “Buddy! The Buddy Holly Story,” $30 in advance, $35 at the door.

Prairie Arts Chorale

Spicer, Nov. 10, 4 p.m., Faith Lutheran Church; the Prairie Arts Chorale presents “A Time for Dancing,” several styles of dance as portrayed through the collection of vocal selections from the familiar tunes of the “Barn Dance” medley, through Fred and Ginger dancing “Cheek to Cheek” and the “Lord of the Dance”; adults $10 in advance, $12 at the door, ages 17 and younger free; available from chorale members.

Great Times Band

Willmar, Nov. 14, 6 p.m., Whitney Music Center; music by Great Times Band.

‘Fiddler on the Roof’

New London, Nov. 14-16 at 7 p.m., Nov. 17 at 2 p.m., New London-Spicer High School; New London-Spicer High School presents “Fiddler on the Roof”; tickets $15 at wildcatpac.booktix.com.

Robert Thompson

Spicer, Nov. 15, 6 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; music by Robert Thompson.

Velvet Brass

Glenwood, Nov. 17, 3 to 7 p.m., Lakeside Ballroom; the Lakeside Dance Club presents Velvet Brass, dance lesson 2 p.m.; $10 per person, $5 ages 17-30, season membership available; no jeans, lakesideballroom.org.

1060 West Addison Blues

Willmar, Nov. 21, 6 p.m., Whitney Music Center; music by 1060 West Addison Blues.

Crow River Junction

Spicer, Nov. 22, 6 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; music by Crow River Junction.

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Prairie Winds Concert Band

Willmar, Nov. 24, 2 p.m., WEAC; the Prairie Winds Concert Band presents a fall concert; adults $8, students $6, family $22.

Great Times Band

Willmar, Nov. 27, 6 p.m., Whitney Music Center; music by Great Times Band.

Addresses

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

Bethel Lutheran Church, 411 Becker Ave. S.W., Willmar

BOLD Elementary School, 110 9th St. S., Bird Island

Cross of Calvary Lutheran Church, 1103 Chestnut Ave, Olivia

Central Square, 105 Second Ave. N.E., Suite 111, Glenwood

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

Faith Lutheran Church, 310 Medayto Dr., Spicer

First Lutheran Church, 100 Church St., Marshall

Glacial Ridge Winery, 15455 Old Mill Rd., Spicer

Granite Falls Lutheran Church, 350 9th Ave, Granite Falls

K.K. Berge Building, 807 Prentice St., Granite Falls

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

New London-Spicer High School, Corner of Highway 9 and County Road 40, New London

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

Vinje Lutheran Church, 1101 Willmar Ave. S.W., Willmar

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

Willmar High School Brau Performing Arts Center, corner of Civic Center Dr. and County Road 9, 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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