Calendar listings for arts events in the Bemidji area.

All new entries in bold italics

March 2010

March 11-13–7 p.m., 3 p.m. March 13. "Wait Until Dark," a drama by KG Entertainment at Jammer’s Blue Note Ballroom. Tickets at Harmony Food Coop, Wild Hare Bistro and at the door. First weekend: $10 general admission, $1 from each ticket will be contributed to the Helen Keller Foundation.

March 6, 13, 20 and 27—3 to 5 p.m. Song Writing Workshop with Andrew Green at the Headwaters School of Music and the Arts.  $75 for all four sessions.  Call 444-5606 to register.

March 18 and 19—dinner theater at the Hampton Inn and Suites, "Reunited We Fall" by Steve Saari. Tickets go on sale Feb. 26–218-616-0337. $25 ticket price includes dinner and show.

March 20—Out of the Hat, a 24 hour process whereby authors write, directors direct and actors act on stage at the Paul Bunyan Playhouse.

March 20–7:30 p.m. Senior Student Recital, Dave Nelson, Trumpet, TRM, free admission.

March 20–7:30 p.m. Senior Student Recital for Angela Hesse, Soprano, TRH, free admission.

March 21–3 p.m. Senior Student Recital for Laura Iverson, Soprano, TRH, free admission.

March 27–SingerSong Celebration part of Women’s History Month collaboration with BSU. Sliding scale and money used for music scholarships for women.

March 27—3 p.m. Ione DeKrey Vocal Scholarship Competition, TRH, free admission.

March 29–3 p.m. Junior Student Recital for  Anna C. Smith, Mezzo Soprano, TRH, free admission

March 27 and 28—Young Audience Concert with Winner of the Young Artist Competition, Philip Mann as  conductor, Empire Arts Center, Grand Forks: Schubert’s ‘Unfinished Symphony," Fantasy Overture form Romeo and Juliet by Tchaikovsky. Guest artist is Greater Grand Forks Youh Symphony. Ticket information on www.ggfso.org

April 2010

April 8—-Midori, 7:30 p.m. Bemidji Concert Series, performance at BHS, $30 reserved seating, $25 general admission and $5 students. at Lueken’s North and Tutto Bene.

April 8-12—"Aladdin" collaboration of Bemidji Community Theater and the Paul Bunyan Playhouse, Historic Chief Theater, 314 Beltrami Ave. NW.

April 10–7:30 p.m. Bemidji Choir Home Concert, TRH, $5 adults, $3 seniors and free for students.

April 11–3 p.m. Bemidji Baroque Ensemble concert, TRH, free admission.

April 11–7:30 p.m. Senior student Recital for Matt Custer, Trombone, TRH, free admission

April 17–7:30 p.m. Paul Bunyan Playhouse, Minnesota Blue Grass Community Concert featuring "The Whistlepigs Stringband." Tickets $9 in advance, $12 day of show, $6 for teens, free for children 12 and under. For tickets or information, call 1-800-635-3037 or www.MinnesotaBluegrass.org

April 16,17—Man of LaMancha spring production of the BSU Theater Department, 7:29 p.m. and 2 p.m. matinee on April 25. Main Stage of Bangsberg.

April 18–3 p.m. Jazz I Concert TRH $5 adults, $3 seniors and free for students.

April 18–7 p.m. Voice Faculty Recital by Erin Oberlander,  Prairie Songs TRH, free admission

April 19–7:30 p.m. Trumpet Recital, Thompson Recital Hall, free

April 21–7:30 p.m. Varsity Singers spring concert, TRH, admission is canned goods for the Bemidji Food Shelf.

April 22–7:30 p.m. Choral Chamber Ensembles concert, TRH, free admission.

April 23, 24–"Murder at the Howard Johnson’s" dinner theater at jammers by KG Entertainment.

April 23-May 2–"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," Long Lake Theater. See website www.longlaketheater.com for details. Tickets: $14 adults, $7 children 4-12 and lap children free.

April 23,24–7:29 p.m. Man of LaMancha spring production of the BSU Theater Department, Main Stage of Bangsberg.

April 24–7:30 p.m. Senior student recital, Jake Kachne, Composition TRH, free admission

April 25-2 p.m   Man of LaMancha spring production of the BSU Theater Department, Main Stage of Bangsberg.

April 25–"Trials and Triumphs," 3 p.m., Sunday, April 25, BSO at  BHS: Lenore Overture No. 3, Op. 72b by Beethoven, Concerto for Horn and zotrchestra No. 4 in E-flat major, K. 495 by Mozart with David Heyde on Horn and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92.

April 23,24– 7 p.m. "Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs" Long Lake Theater, longlaketheater@hotmail.com  or call 218-732-0099 for ticket information and reservations.

April 25–3 p.m. "Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs" Long Lake Theater, 218-732-0099 longlaketheater@hotmail.com for ticket information and reservations.

April 27–7:30 p.m. Wind Ensemble and Choir Concert, Main Theater, $5 adults, $3 seniors, free for students.

April 28–7:30 p.m. Symphonic Band and Chamber Groups oncert, Main Theater, $5 adults, $3 seniors, free for students.

April 29-30, May 1-2 7 "Clean House," a comedy with Mask and Rose Women’s Theater Collective.

May 2010

May 3 –3 p.m. "Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs" Long Lake Theater, 218-732-0099 longlaketheater@hotmail.com for ticket information and reservations.

May 1 and 2, Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra with guest conductor, Michelle Mourre, Empire Arts Center: Blue Cathedral by Higdon, Cello Concerto No.1 with guest artist Yuri Hooker on cello by Shostakovich and Brahms Symphony No.4 in E minor. Ticket information on www.ggfso.org

May 6—7:30 p.m., Schoolcraft spring concert, Bemidji High School, free

May 9–7 p.m., Annual Bemidji Chorale Mother’s Day Concert and Ice Cream Social, Beau Arts Ballroom in Hobson Memorial Hall, BSU.

May 20 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m., (Thursday)-Stars in the Street, a celebration of the start of the 60th season of the Paul Bunyan Playhouse.  Always a fun event, venues and ticket price will be supplied at a later date. The Paul Bunyan Playhouse is located in the  historic Chief Theater, 315 Beltrami Ave., Bemidji 56601

June 2010

June 2,9, 16, 23at 3 p.m., "Over the Tavern"  Long Lake Theater, 218-732-0099 longlaketheater@hotmail.com for ticket information and reservations.

June 4 & 5 –6 p.m. Opera Night at Ruttger’s Birchmont Lodge and Resort. More information to follow.

June 3,4,5,10-12, 17-19,24-26 at 7:30 p.m. "Over the Tavern" Long Lake Theater, 218-732-0099 longlaketheater@hotmail.com for ticket information and reservations.

June 9 to 19—–“Biloxi Blues,” by Neil Simon, is a play about a group of young recruits in boot camp during WW II.

June 11, 12 & 13–Lake Bemidji Summer Opera Festival will present two family friendly operas: "Amahl and the Night Visitors" and "Hansel and Gretel." They will be sung in English. More information to follow.

June 23 to July 3.—–“Picasso at the Lapin Agile,” by Steve Martin depicts an imaginary meeting between Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein.

July 2010

July 7 – 17.—–“Dracula,” a play written by Stephen Dietz based upon Bram Stoker original story about the eternal struggle between good and evil.

 

July 7,14,21, 28 at 3 p.m."I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change" Long Lake Theater, 218-732-0099 longlaketheater@hotmail.com for ticket information and reservations.

 

July 8-10, 15-17, 22-24, 29-31 at 7:30 p.m. Long Lake Theater, 218-732-0099 longlaketheater@hotmail.com for ticket information and reservations.

July 17—Summer Pops Concert, BSO. free

July 21-31—-“Boys Next Door,” by Tom Griffin is a dramatic comedy about four developmentally disabled men who live together in a group home,

August 2010

August 4 -14—–“Gypsy,” by Stephen Sondheim tells the story of Gypsy Rose Lee and how she became a burlesque star.

August 4,11,18,25 at 3 p.m. "The Complete Works of Shakespeare Abridged" Long Lake Theater, 218-732-0099 longlaketheater@hotmail.com for ticket information and reservations.

August 5-7, 12-14, 19-21,26-28 at 7:30 p.m. "The Complete Works of Shakespeare Abridged" Long Lake Theater, 218-732-0099 longlaketheater@hotmail.com for ticket information and reservations.

September 2010 

Sept. 17—Oompah for the Arts, the major fundraiser for Bemidj Area Arts Endowment at the Town and Country Club. 

Sept. 25–Billy Collins, former Poet Laurete of the U.S., evening lecure, Bemidji High School. More information to follow.

October 2010

Oct. 22-24–




Calls for Artists: Bemidji-First City of the Arts Studio Cruise is alerting artists within a 40 mile radius of Bemidji to apply to be part of this year’s events. The cruise is an opportunity for artists to invite the public into their studios and showcase their art and craft. Applications are available at http://bcac.wordpress.com or http://firstcityartcruise.wordpress.com. For more information contact Dave Towley at 333-3547 or dtowley@paulbunyan.net or bcac@paulbunyan.net.  Fees are $10 non-refundable jury fee and $100 artist participation fee.  The deadline to apply is March 15, 2010


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