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Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
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PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
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FISH TALES: Adrian Dunn
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Outdoors notebook: Turn In Poachers to hold banquet in Bemidji
Gary and Patty Groslie
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AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
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February 1, 2017
Message of mercy: Bemidji Community Theater to stage drama ‘The Elephant Man’
BEMIDJI -- Director Julie Kaiser is hoping to deliver a timeless message of benevolence with Bemidji Community Theater’s presentation of “The...
February 1, 2017 - 5:43pm
December 11, 2016
BHS fall musical "Anything Goes" earns awards
The Bemidji High School fall musical "Anything Goes" recently received awards announced by the Hennepin Theatre Spotlight Trust. The awards are:...
December 11, 2016 - 10:45am
November 27, 2016
Laporte School Drama Club presents "Midsummer Jersey"
The Laporte School Drama Club presented Ken Ludwig's "Midsummer Jersey" last weekend. "Midsummer Jersey" offered a modern retelling of Shakespeare's...
November 27, 2016 - 8:30am
November 4, 2016
Pop in to see 'Poppins': Bemidji Community Theater to stage ‘Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical’
If you go... What: Bemidji Community Theater's "Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical" When: 7 p.m. Nov. 11, 12, 18, 19 and 2 p.m. Nov. 13 and...
November 4, 2016 - 2:23pm
July 19, 2016
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
BEMIDJI -- Remember the days of family outings in a so-called simpler time when parents lived within their budgets and children pleaded for trips...
July 19, 2016 - 7:07pm
March 15, 2016
Patt Rall: 'The Dining Room' hits the mark
If You Go: What: "The Dining Room," a play by A.R. Gurney When: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Rail River Folk School,...
March 15, 2016 - 7:12pm
February 4, 2016
"Leading Ladies" opens Friday
Bemidji Community Theater will present "Leading Ladies" this weekend and next at the Historic Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji. "Leading Ladies"...
February 4, 2016 - 10:38am
October 25, 2015
As he prepares to depart the airwaves, Garrison Keillor to perform ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Terror is looking down at red sneakers, grumbling about back pain and the high cost of health insurance as dissatisfied Bemidjians...
October 25, 2015 - 12:27am
April 9, 2015
“Honk” the musical, opening Friday
"HONK," the charming musical version of The Ugly Duckling, will be presented by the Bemidji Community Theater and the Paul Bunyan Playhouse over...
April 9, 2015 - 5:27pm
October 23, 2014
Gearing up for 'Glengarry': Local play based on famous writing, movie
BEMIDJI -- Jesse Whiting has been involved in the theater since high school; usually as an actor. But recently, he took on a different position,...
October 23, 2014 - 12:36am
August 5, 2014
It's a hard knock life for Annie; Classic play rounds out Paul Bunyan Playhouse season
BEMIDJI -- "Leapin' lizards! It's Annie!" Not to be missed, and billed the world over as one of the most uplifting plays ever onstage, "Annie"...
August 5, 2014 - 6:56pm
July 16, 2014
'Step' right up for this show; ‘The 39 Steps’ opens tonight at Chief Theater
BEMIDJI -- "The 39 Steps" is a fast-paced whodunit and one of the funniest shows to hit the stage of the Chief Theater. Opening at 7:30 tonight,...
July 16, 2014 - 12:22am
July 2, 2014
Spellcheck: To 'Bee' or not to 'Bee' -- Tony Award-winning play next up for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
BEMIDJI -- There is something to be said for the brutal honesty of youth. Just what that is, we can talk about later. But for now, tickets...
July 2, 2014 - 12:12am
June 19, 2014
'I Do! I Do!' opens at Playhouse
BEMIDJI -- The first musical of the Paul Bunyan Playhouse season opens tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Historic Chief Theatre. This opening is a...
June 19, 2014 - 2:59pm
June 4, 2014
PAUL BUNYAN PLAYHOUSE SEASON OPENER: Nothing quiet about 'Noises Off'
If you go What: "Noises Off," opening of Paul Bunyan Playhouse's 64th summer season. Where: Historic Chief Theater, downtown Bemidji. When:...
June 4, 2014 - 4:01pm