THE LIST: 'Charlotte's Web' ... 'My Generation' ... Antique to Chic
'Charlotte's Web' - Sunday at the Fritz: "Charlotte's Web," a play by Joseph Robinette with incidental music by Jeffrey Lunden, will be presented at 2 p.m. Sunday by Theatreworks USA. It's based on E.B. White's loving story of the friendship betw...
- Sunday at the Fritz: "Charlotte's Web," a play by Joseph Robinette with incidental music by Jeffrey Lunden, will be presented at 2 p.m. Sunday by Theatreworks USA. It's based on E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte. Tickets: $16; $50 for a family of four.
- Opening Tuesday at UND: "My Generation," a pop concert and performance by the UND Department of Theatre Arts, will open at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and run through April 21 at UND Burtness Theatre. The show will feature songs from Lady Gaga, LMFAO, Gavin DeGraw, Adele and more. During the show, everyone will be invited to use their smartphones and iPads to engage the actors and to use Facebook and Twitter to post comments, photos and videos. In addition to singing and dancing, the cast also will be live-Tweeting and Facebooking. To "like" the show on Facebook (it already has several hundred followers), go to Facebook.com and in the search line enter UNDMyGen. Cast: Jacqueline DeGraff, Brian Dempcy, Patrick Kloeckner, Daniella Lima, Philip Muehe, Jackie O'Neil, Casey Paradies, Rachel Perry, Tyler Rood, Abby Schoenborn, Casey Smith, Kjerstine Alyce Trooien, Emily Wirkus, Jordan Wolfe. Director: Emily Cherry. Tickets: Adults, $20; students, $10; reservations: (701) 777-2587.
Antique to Chic
- Jewelry donations requested: You can donate your new, costume and vintage jewelry to the North Dakota Museum of Art in Grand Forks by May 4 for its annual Antique to Chic Jewelry Sale & Raffle Prizes Benefit. To donate, bring your items to the museum or call (701) 777-4195 to arrange for pickup. Donations are tax deductible and all money raised goes to support summer arts day camps and children's programs at North Dakota Museum of Art. The sale: Antique to Chic will be on Mother's Day, May 13, from 3 to 5 p.m. at North Dakota Museum of Art on the UND campus.
Children's Choir concert
- Sunday at United Lutheran Church: The Grand Cities Children's Choirs, four ensembles of vocalists grades three through nine, will present a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at United Lutheran Church, Grand Forks. Melanie Popejoy is artistic director of the Grand Cities Children's Choirs and directs one of the ensembles. Other directors are Geoff Mercer, Ruth Ann Tuseth and Connie Stordahlen. Admission: Free.
- Tonight through Friday in Reynolds, N.D.: Reynolds Community Betterment will present two one-act comedies at 7 tonight and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at Reynolds City Hall. "Cuffed": A man handcuffed to a lamppost late at night encounters a series of bizarre characters. (Contains some adult language.) Cast: Loretta Adam, Jason Anglin, Mary Austreng, Dorian Beck, Jen Dobrowski Rogers, Jessi Tompers, Brad Werner, Heather Werner. "Lip Service": Charlie tries to ask for Laura's hand in marriage at a trendy bar and is repeatedly thwarted by the staff. Cast: Missy Adams, Brian Adams, John Berthold, Brenda Gjelsness, Carrie Greicar, Todd Greicar, Travis Hegg, Jim Ivers, Sharon Kowalski, Rita Lang, Jeff Lazur, Lisa Moen. Tickets: Adults, $8; students K-12, $6; available from any cast member or at the door. Concessions will be available.
- Opening tonight in Larimore, N.D.: The Larimore High School drama department will present "Little Shop Of Horrors" at 7:30 tonight and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Avalon Theater in Larimore. Cast: Caleb Behm, Katie Berge, Morghain Comer, Christian Feldman, Mary Gorman, Hannah Holter, Kory Kleven, Danice McDonald, Brandon Molina, Ashley Nelson, Stephanie Overton, Seth Pifer, Susan Pifer, Zach Pulford, Kyler Renfrow. Director: Jeff McMahon. Vocal director: Roberta Stover. Choreography: Sandy Pifer. Designer and builder of Audrey II: Shay Knutson. Tickets: Adults, $8; students, $6; preschool, free; available at the door.
- Tonight through Sunday in Crookston: The Crookston High School drama department will present its spring musical, "Cinderella" at 7:30 tonight through Sunday at the Crookston High School auditorium. Cast: Sotonye Afonya, Rosa Argueta, Justin Burgoz, Lucas Butler, Madison Crane, Kathryn Erickson, Mariah Frisk, Kari Gillette, Kristin Goosen, Mercades Haglund, Naomi Henry, Joseph Hollcraft, Brian Johnson, Mickayla Johnson, Alina Noyes, McKaela Larson, Keaton Limper, Kailey Mykleseth, Cyrina Ostgaard, Allison Reinhart, Bryan Sanchez, Katelyn Stegman, Averi Thompson, Mitchell Wright. Sound and lights: Emma Dufault, Gabi Ostgaard, Addy Peck, Jasmine Powers. Directors: Beth Carlson, Joyce Johnson. Accompanist: Diane Erickson. Tickets: Adults, $10; students, $8; sold at the door.
- Tonight in Mahnomen, Minn.: Charlie Daniels, whose awesome fiddling and Southern soul has earned him awards from the Country Music Association, The Academy of Country Music, the Gospel Music Association and a Grammy, will perform at 8 tonight at Shooting Star Casino, Mahnomen. Tickets: $40, $30, $20; (800) 313-7469.
- Saturday at East Grand Forks Senor High: "Gardening: The Good Life" will be the theme of Gardening Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at East Grand Forks Senior High School. Speaker will be Paul James. For information on registration, call (701) 780-8229.
- Saturday and Sunday at the Alerus: The Red River Valley Motorcyclists annual motorcycle show will return to the Alerus Center from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday dedicated to the Red River Valley fire and rescue departments. Proceeds will go to selected area fire departments. Tickets: $5.
Hawley Art Show
- Enter work Saturday and Sunday: Artists can enter their work in the 45th annual Hawley (Minn.) Art Show and Sale from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Hawley Community Center. Registration will be $5 per entry for professional and amateur classes and $3 for elementary and high school students with a limit of three works per entry. Opening night for the 45th annual Hawley Art Show and Sale will be from 6:30 to 9 p.m. April 19. Exhibit hours will be 1 to 9 p.m. April 20, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. April 21 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 22. Judge: John Volk, professor of art, Minnesota State University-Moorhead. Demonstrations: Folk art sculpture by Paul Larson, April 19; needle felting by Candace Osborn, April 22. Admission: Free. Show and sale sponsors: Hawley Area Community Club, First National Bank of Hawley, State Bank of Hawley and Arvig. Info: Sandy Maydole, (218) 483-3296; Donna Noll, (218) 483-4238.
- Saturday in Larimore, N.D.: The Larimore Whipstitchers 10th biennial quilt show, "It's Raining Quilts," will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at St. Stephen's Catholic Church, 311 W Front St., Larimore. Admission: Freewill offering for salad luncheon; many door prizes.
- Saturday in Warren, Minn.: The 120th annual Warren Volunteer Fire Department Firemen's Ball and Smorgasbord will be Saturday at the American Legion Club in Warren with food from 5 to 8 p.m. and live dance music by Kenny & The Classics from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tickets: Adults, $8; 12 and younger, $4.
- Sunday at Grand Forks library: Want to encourage your young reluctant reader? Make an appointment for your child to read to the READ program dogs at 1 p.m. Sunday at Grand Forks Public Library. In addition to being man's best friend, these dogs are good, patient, nonjudgmental listeners. For an appointment: Call (701) 772-8116.
- Tonight through Sunday in Bemidji: "The Magical Pied Piper" will be on stage at 7:30 Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at Chief Theater in Bemidji. The performance is collaboration between Bemidji Community Theater and the Paul Bunyan Playhouse. Tickets: Adults, $12; children, $6; available at Iverson's Corner Drug and Ken K. Thompson Jewelry at the Mall, and at the box office beginning one hour before the show.
- Tuesday through Thursday at the Alerus: The Art Wise Elementary Art Show will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday at the Alerus Center Ballroom, with 4,000 works of art by area schoolchildren and activities for all ages. Children will be able to make cave art, explore a gigantic timeline, dig for artifacts, design mosaics, pattern fabrics and etch the king's and queen's gold coins, a news release said. Many local children's groups will perform during Art Wise. For a schedule, see wwwartwise4kids.com. Arty the Owl: Children are invited to pick up an Arty the Owl color sheet at Hugo's this week, color it and bring it to Art-Wise for a chance at a $50 savings bond. Volunteers: To volunteer, go to www.artwise4kids.com artifacts.
- Tuesday at the GF library: The Great Reads Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Grand Forks Public Library to discuss "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" by Betty Smith, a story of the coming-of-age, sensitive and idealistic Francie growing up in the Williamsburg slums of the early 20th century. Info: (701) 772-8116.