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    Sinclair Lewis Writers' Conference

    Sinclair Lewis Writers' Conference

    Sinclair Lewis Foundation
    October 8, 2016

    One of the longest-running, most respected writers’ conferences in the upper Midwest is back in Sauk Centre for its 27th year!

    This year the conference the keynote speaker will be James Bradley, internationally acclaimed author of Flags of Our Fathers. His talk, “You’ll Always Get a 'No' if You Have a Good Idea,” explores how to achieve your goal, no matter how many say it can't be done.

    Three other presenters will join James during the day-long conference, digging into the process of writing as well as selling what you write.

    • Claudia Schmidt, musician and songwriter, will present “Following the Thread: Allowing Images and Sentences to Unfold and Surprise.”
    • Larry Watson, author of novels, poetry and short stories, will discuss “Hometown and Heritage: A Writer's Sense of Place.” And
    • Dave Simpkins, Sinclair Lewis scholar, will address “Scratching the Scribbler's Itch: Sinclair Lewis on Writing.”

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    POWERDERFINGER: The Music of Neil Young

    POWERDERFINGER: The Music of Neil Young

    Pioneer Place Theatre Company
    October 1, 2016

    Powderfinger is Minnesota's premier Neil Young Tribute Band. Consisting of Mark "Hazzy" Hasbrouck (guitar) D.B. Curtis (guitar) Jim Bjorklun ( bass) and Brian Heying (drums) Together for over 10 years they play the all the hits and deeper album cuts that are the favorites of every Neil Young fan. They easily create the Neil Young and Crazy Horse sound everyone loves. Expect some long jams on classics like "Down by the River" "Cowgirl in the Sand" and "Rockin in the Free World" and not to be missed hits like "Old Man" and "Harvest Moon"

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    Rodgers and Hammerstein: Broadway Masters!

    Rodgers and Hammerstein: Broadway Masters!

    Paramount Center for the Arts
    November 1, 2016

    Broadway Masters is a salute to the genius of Rodgers and Hammerstein. Exceptionally talented singers, dancers and musicians from the Minneapolis area have created this well-crafted review of the life and works written by the masters of the musical! From Oklahoma to The Sound of Music, and South Pacific to The King and I, and many more, you’ll hear the music and stories of some of American Musical Theater’s most beloved show tunes!

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    2016 St Cloud Film Festival

    2016 St Cloud Film Festival

    Saint Cloud Film Fest
    November 5-November 12, 2016

    The St. Cloud Film Fest gives moviemakers and audiences alike an opportunity to spend a week screening and enjoying over 50 films created from local, regional, national, and international directors and producers. From live action to animation, documentary to experimental, all film makers have a place and a voice at this film festival.

    Now in its Sixth year, The St Cloud Film Festival was created with the idea that passionate artists deserve a place to feature their work in front of local crowds. For more information on the fest, please visit http://www.stcloudfilmfest.com/

    So please join us for a week-long celebration of global cinema in St Cloud. Come out and see a mix of shorts, features, documentaries, comedies, animation, and much, much more.

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    Sculpture Walk St. Cloud

    Sculpture Walk St. Cloud

    United Arts of Central Minnesota
    July 18, 2016-June 30, 2017

    Sculpture Walk St. Cloud is a one year outdoor exhibit of 12 temporary and two permanent pieces of large-scale sculpture. Three pieces of art will be located on the east and north shore of Lake George. Nine new works will wind through downtown St. Cloud and two permanent pieces of sculpture, already in downtown will be included in this year’s self-guided sculpture walk.

    Sculpture Walk St. Cloud is an initiative of United Arts of Central Minnesota in collaboration with the St. Cloud Arts Commission, made possible in part by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Minnesota State and Central Minnesota Arts Boards, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and culture heritage fund.
     

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    An Evening of Inspiration and Empowerment

    An Evening of Inspiration and Empowerment

    The American Association of University Women
    September 6-October 18, 2016

    An Evening of Inspiration and Empowerment to support women and girls' initiatives. Featured speaker Lindsay Walz, survivor of the 35W bridge collapse and founder of heARTS, a nonprofit Arts and Healing Network. Tuesday, October 18, 5-9, at the Courtyard by Mariott,404 West St. Germain. Dinner, Silent Auction, Classical East Indian music and American Piano tunes from the 30s and beyond. Cash bar. For tickets or more information go to stcloud-mn.aauw.net. Tickets are $55.00 and funds raised benefit area college women students and girls. It will be a night to remember!

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    The Fabulous Armadillos present Floydian Slip

    The Fabulous Armadillos present Floydian Slip

    Paramount Center for the Arts
    October 5-October 8, 2016

    Back by popular demand local cover band The Fabulous Armadillos performs Floydian Slip at the Paramount Theatre. The show was so successful the group is bring it back to the Paramount for four shows the first week of October!

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    Autumn Moon: A Night in Nashville

    Autumn Moon: A Night in Nashville

    Paramount Center for the Arts
    September 30, 2016

    - The Annual Fundraiser for the Paramount Center for the Arts

    Wynonna’s new album released February 12th has been described by Country Weekly as “her absolute best solo effort”. This will be a rockin’ country event filled with southern food, Tennessee whiskey, guitars and cowboy boots!

    Doors will open at 6:30 for the preshow reception including complimentary appetizers, cash bar, artist demonstrations, entertainment, and much more! The main show will begin at 8:00 in the Paramount Theatre.

    There is a private pre-show dinner at 912 Regency for Autumn Moon sponsors. Limited sponsorship opportunities are still available. If you would like more information please contact Bob Johnson: 320-257-3106, bjohnson@paramountarts.org or Sara Erickson: 320-257-3130, sara@paramountarts.org.



     

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    BEAUTIFUL VISION: A Night of The Essential Van Morrison

    BEAUTIFUL VISION: A Night of The Essential Van Morrison

    Pioneer Place Theatre Company
    September 29, 2016

    The most requested show to return to Pioneer Place is making a stop for ONE NIGHT ONLY on Thursday, September 29 as we present Beautiful Vision: A Night of the Essential Van Morrison. The many incarnations of Van Morrison from “Brown-Eyed Girl” and “Domino” to “Into The Mystic” and “Cleaning Windows” is celebrated and led by Twin Cities Soul and Bluesman Mick Sterling and a band so strong that Van Morrison would surely choose it as his own.

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    Boys on Broadway presents Seussical

    Boys on Broadway presents Seussical

    The St. John's Boys' Choir
    October 7-October 9, 2016

    Oh, the thinks you can think!

    The St. John's Boys' Choir invites you to join your friends Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, Yertle the Turtle, The Cat in the Hat, and all the Whos in Whoville for this magical, musical adventure through the Jungle of Nool. From the smallest of smalls to the tallest of talls, the choir's season opener promises to be fun for all ages.

    SEUSSICAL-THEATRE YOUNG AUDIENCES is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com

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