Arts & Entertainment

  The Fabulous Armadillos, playing classic rock, will perform Thursday in the next event of the Riverfront Concert Series. Their songs range from country to Motown to heavy metal to ’70s soft rock, and they “do them just like you remember,” their website states. The Thursday night concerts at 7 p.m. are free of charge.

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor North Star Family Theatre, currently presenting “Shrek the Musical,” is the group previously known as Youth Theatre Workshop. The name change for the 12-year-old organization, which produced 26 shows as YTW, is a more accurate depiction of its expanded scope, said play director Eileen Anderson. “Although (YTW) was started with [...]

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  “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” will be presented this week and next by SOAR Regional Arts, at St. Michael-Albertville High School, starting Thursday. Directed by Megan Kelly Hubbell, “Dreamcoat” blends “pop, country, and rock into an uplifting, technicolored story of biblical proportions,” said Ellen Beaudry of SOAR in a press release. The music [...]

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  Music of the legendary Man in Black is the next attraction in the Riverfront Concert Series as the Johnny Cash tribute group “Church of Cash” performs on the Riverfront stage in Elk River on Thursday, 7 p.m. Jay Kalk, a Minnesota native who formed the group in Honolulu in 2010, is the voice of [...]

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Two photography events are coming up at Elk River Area Arts Alliance. Entry deadline is Friday, July 25, in each case. Both shows will be on display at the Arts Alliance gallery from Aug. 13 through Sept. 6. The Arts Alliance will host its fifth annual Photography Exhibit. This will include a reception for the [...]

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  Kellie Lawson, Fanaka Ndege and Gianna Arthur got the top awards in the Sherburne County Fair Talent Contest on Saturday, while Morgan Bianchi earned second- and third-place finishes for dancing. The Open Division winner was Lawless, 17, of Cannon Falls, singing “Don’t Put Dirt on Me Yet,” a Hayden Penettiere song. She said she [...]

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