Arts & Entertainment

Elk River folk/rock musician Joey Shaheen, also known as “The Wrong Omar,” announced that has a new album called “Zemblanity” available on his web site (www.thewrongomar.com) and on I-Tunes. It was produced by John Wright of the “Lehto and Wright” celtic duo, and features drummer Billy Thommes (who’s played with Johnny Lange), Joe Savage, Danny [...]

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SOAR Regional Arts has put out a call for actors for “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” Auditions will be held Saturday, May 17, at St. Michael City Center, 11800 Town Center Drive NE in St. Michael, from 9:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adults (age 14 and above) should prepare 32 bars (verse and a [...]

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Oil paintings by 23 artists are featured in the annual Schroeder Studio Exhibit at the Elk River Area Arts Alliance fromApril 30 through May 24. The gallery at 609 Main Street is open Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Artists showing their works are Sue Ballweber, Joan Campbell, Mark Caselius, Linda Croteau, [...]

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  By Bruce Strand, Arts editor There will be magical components to Youth Theatre Workshop’s rendition of “Cinderella” beginning Saturday with two performances at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Little Theatre in Elk River High School. “The magic will be awesome,” director Eileen Anderson said. “Cinderella will go from her rags to a [...]

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Five Zimmerman students earned all-conference honors at the Granite Ridge Conference Art show on April 25 in Albany. Delaney Gorecki, a senior, had two second-place entrants, in Crafts and Sculpture. Earning first-places were senior Maddie Jacob in Ceramics and junior Kassidy Laxdal in Drawing. Earning second-places were senior Camilla Johansson and junior Kaitlin Ianoco in [...]

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