Arts & Entertainment

  Brooke Lynn, teenage country singer from Big Lake, will perform in Thursday’s edition of the Riverfront Concert Series in downtown Elk River. A 2014 graduate of Big Lake High School whose real name is Brooke Maruska, she will sing several songs she has co-written, accompanied by a band called “2 Mile Final.” Her website [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Arts Editor Three students of North Ballet Academy in Rogers recently completed an intensive three-week session at Kirov Academy in Washington, D.C. They are Talia Egge, 15, and Lydia Egge, 17, both of Ramsey, formerly Otsego, and Ellington Nichols, 14, of Oak Grove, all in Level 4 at North Ballet. “They [...]

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  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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