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 [...]
There are four more chances to take in the colorful Biblical saga “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” presented by SOAR Regional Arts at St. Michael-Albertville High School. The story of Joseph and his Coat of Many Colors is set to an engaging mix of musical styles from country to calypso to bubble-gum pop [...]
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.
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 [...]
Art work made from Natural Elements — clay, glass, metal, stone, wood — is currently on display at the Elk River Area Arts Alliance Gallery through Aug. 9. The reception for the public to meet the artists is scheduled for Thursday, July 24, from 5 to 8 p.m. Artists featured are Barbara Boulka, Chad [...]
“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 [...]
by Bruce Strand, Arts editor Some new ground in local theatre will be broken when “Shrek” is presented starting Friday at the Zabee. Or, to be more precise, some wind will be broken. Yes, THAT sound will be heard, during a mating ritual when Shrek and the Princess start to like each other. “I tried [...]
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 [...]