Arts & Entertainment

  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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  by Bruce Strand, Arts editor Shane Martin, the former Elk River star halfback who’s now a country rock singer, will return to the River’s Edge Commons Park stage  Thursday with his band. “I’m always excited to perform in my old stomping grounds of Elk River,” the musician/composer said about the Shane Martin Band’s first [...]

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  The 728 Cadets Marching Band has collected a long list of honors while competing at eight events against the top street marching bands in the state. The Cadets, representing Elk River, Rogers, and Zimmerman, had earned of 32 first-place awards through July 1, including five for Grand Champion, seven for first in their class, [...]

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  Rain in the forecast held off long enough for most of Elk River’s annual ArtSoup festival to be completed June 28 as hundreds of patrons enjoyed art work, singers, bands, a juggler, children’s activities, authors, and wine and food from many vendors, while purchasing the works of a wide variety creative people. Here are [...]

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  The fifth annual Rogers Revue, with local talent performing as a fundraiser for senior citizen activities, was held Wednesday evening at Word of Peace Church, with close to 100 in the audience. This year, the event was moved from April to June in order to be part of Rockin Rogers Days. The master of [...]

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