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March 7, 2018
‘The Lion King’ to play at Chief Theater
March 7, 2018 - 10:17am
February 25, 2018
Gail Rixen will take part in the eighth and final event of the First City Poetry Reads series set for March 10. Submitted photo.
Around the Arts, February 25
February 25, 2018 - 10:15am
February 8, 2018
Perfecting their roles as Susy Hendricks and Sgt. Carlino during rehearsals on Tuesday, Blair Treuer and Jesse Mix prepare for the upcoming Bemidji Community Theater production of "Wait Until Dark." (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
'Wait Until Dark' comes to the Chief Theater
February 8, 2018 - 9:35am
December 11, 2017
Dancers prepare for "The Nutcracker" on Thursday at First City Dance Studio. They include Rylee Sander, Bella Coffin, Fen Sommerville, Ruth Deutsch, Samara Raynbird, Reese Fering, and Balla Renbarger. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
Dancing into Tradition: First City Dance Studio celebrates a decade of The Nutcracker
December 11, 2017 - 10:25am
September 24, 2017
Bemidji's Chief Theater will host Randy and Mr. Lahey of the widely popular Canadian TV series "Trailer Park Boys" on Saturday, Sept. 30. (Photo: Ticketfly)
Tales from the 'Trailer Park': Randy and Mr. Lahey of the ‘Trailer Park Boys’ come to Bemidji
September 24, 2017 - 10:48am
August 1, 2017
Grace Chermak, as Elle Woods, and Sam Woods, as Warner Huntington III, rehearse for "Legally Blonde" on Tuesday at the Historic Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji. "Legally Blonde" will be the final production of the Paul Bunyan Playhouse's 67th summer season and will open at 7:30 p.m. tonight. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
A bit of 'blonde' ambition: ‘Legally Blonde’ closes out the Paul Bunyan Playhouse season
August 1, 2017 - 8:50pm
July 19, 2017
From left: Nic Delcambre, as East, and Carol Fosse, as Glory, in the Paul Bunyan Playhouse's production of "Almost, Maine," which opens at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the historic Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Take a trip to 'Almost, Maine'
July 19, 2017 - 9:55am
June 6, 2017
From left, Lizzie Rainville, Sarah Shervey, Sierra Glosson and Libby Sorenson star as the “The Marvelous Wonderettes” in the Paul Bunyan Playhouse’s premiere production in its 66th summer season of professional theater, opening Wednesday at 7:30 at the historic Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Take a marvel at ‘The Marvelous Wonderettes’: Paul Bunyan Playhouse opens 66th season
June 6, 2017 - 8:07pm
March 17, 2017
TEDx comes to Bemidji: Local speakers, live music event at Chief Theater on April 14
March 17, 2017 - 8:39pm
February 26, 2017
Jim Miller performs during a Great Northern Radio Show held in April 2012 at the Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji. The Great Northern Radio Show, set for Saturday, March 4, will pay tribute to Jim and the entire Bemidji music scene. (Great Northern Radio Show Facebook)
A 'Great' show for Jim: Great Northern Radio Show to honor Jim Miller during live Bemidji broadcast
February 26, 2017 - 8:00am
February 1, 2017
From left to right are Steven Mayer, Amanda Mix and Steve Saari, who will all perform in Bemidji Community Theater's presentation of "The Elephant Man," which opens Friday, Feb. 3, at the Historic Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Message of mercy: Bemidji Community Theater to stage drama ‘The Elephant Man’
February 1, 2017 - 5:43pm
December 11, 2016
A new screen was installed in August at the Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji. The screen has allowed the theater to host movie nights. A holiday movie night featuring “The Muppet Christmas Carol” and “White Christmas” will take place Sunday. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Show time: Paul Bunyan Playhouse holds movie nights at Chief Theater
December 11, 2016 - 8:02am
November 4, 2016
Pictured on the stairs are Mary Anderson who plays Mary Poppins and Chuck Deeter who plays George Banks in the Bemidji Community Theater’s upcoming production of “Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical.” Standing from left are Tim Pinkerton who plays Michael Banks; Julia Montebello who plays Mrs. Banks; Clara Anderson-Cameron who plays Jane Banks and Robert Saxton who plays Bert. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Pop in to see 'Poppins': Bemidji Community Theater to stage ‘Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical’
November 4, 2016 - 2:23pm
August 2, 2016
Jamie Finkenthal plays Judy Bernly in Paul Bunyan Playhouse’s presentation of “9 to 5.” (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
PAUL BUNYAN PLAYHOUSE: Working ‘9 to 5’ in Bemidji
August 2, 2016 - 8:47pm
July 19, 2016
Pictured in the front row are Betti Battocletti playing Mom; Michael Lee playing Dad and in the back row are Brett Lawlor playing Don Browning and Siri Hammond playing Sis in Paul Bunyan Playhouse’s presentation of “Leaving Iowa.” (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
July 19, 2016 - 7:07pm