Arts Calendar

To submit items for the Arts Calendar, email: [email protected].

An acrylic painting exhibit by Sue Kemnitz is on display through Jan. 30 at Lakeville Area Arts Center, 20965 Holyoke Ave. Information: (952) 985-4640.

“Our Burnsville” exhibit by the Burnsville Historical Society chapter of the Dakota County Historical Society will be on display Jan. 3-31 in the gallery at Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave.

The Fab Four, Beatles tribute band, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave. Tickets are $37 at the box office and at or (800) 982-2787.

Erin Aldridge, violin virtuoso, and Beth Gilbert, piano, 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, at Lakeville Area Arts Center, 20965 Holyoke Ave. Part of the Highview Hills Coffee Concert Series. Tickets are $14.50 adults, $12 seniors and students, (952) 985-4640.

“The Legend of Johnny Cash” performed by Philip Bauer, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Lakeville South High School. Sponsored by the Lakeville Area Arts Center and the Lakeville Rotary. Tickets range from $23.50 to $28.50 online at and at the arts center, 20965 Holyoke Ave.

Rosemount Area Arts Council’s fifth annual Mystery Dinner Theater, “Rock ’n’ Roll Forever,” 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Rosemount’s Steeple Center. Tickets are $39 and are available at

The Allegro Choral Academy, a south metro children’s choir for grades two through eight, is now taking registrations for second semester. Locations in Lakeville and Rosemount. Visit to register before Jan. 20.

“Writing Fiction for Teens: Character and Voice,” 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Heritage Library, 20085 Heritage Drive, Lakeville. Teen fiction writers Loretta Ellsworth and Janet Graber will discuss innovative ways to create fully-fledged characters with authentic voices that readers will root for. Free, but registration required at or (952) 891-0360.

Registration is open for spring classes at MacPhail Center for Music. Classes begin the week of Jan. 28 and run through June 9. Information: or (612) 321-0100.

Teen Poetry Jam/Rap Battle from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Apple Valley Teen Center, 14255 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley, (952) 953-2385. Ages 12-18. Cost: $3 in advance (register at, $2 each per group of 10, $4 at the door.

Teen artist gatherings at the Eagan Art House from 3:30 to 5:30 Thursdays, Feb. 7 and March 7, and from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 2 and March 2. Cost: $3. Information: (651) 675-5521.

Heavenly Moves Home School Ballet will begin a 10-week series of classes for ages 3-9 at 2:30 p.m. Fridays beginning Feb. 8 at Footsteps Dance Studio in Burnsville. Information: [email protected].

Princess Prep School – Lakeville will begin a seven-week session for ages 3-9 at 4:30 p.m. Mondays beginning Feb. 4. Information: [email protected].

Adult painting open studio from 9 a.m. to noon the first and third Fridays of the month at the Eagan Art House, 3981 Lexington Ave. S. Fee is $5 per session. Information: (651) 675-5521.

Music Together in the Valley offers classes for parents and their infant, toddler and preschool children in Rosemount, Farmington, Lakeville and Apple Valley. Information: or (651) 439-4219.

The Eagan Art House offers classes for ages 4 through adult. For a complete listing go to or call (651) 675-5521.

Dan Petrov Art Studio in Burnsville offers oil painting classes for beginners, intermediate and advanced skill level painters,, (763) 843-2734.

Teens Express Yourself with Paint, 5 to 7 p.m. Mondays at Brushworks School of Art in Burnsville,, (651) 214-4732.

Drama/theater classes for ages 4 and up at River Ridge Arts Building, Burnsville, (952) 736-3644.

Show Biz Kids Theater Class for children with special needs (ASD/DCD programs), In the Company of Kids 13710 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville, (952) 736-3644.

Broadway Kids Dance and Theater Program for all ages and abilities, In the Company of Kids, 13710 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville (Colonial Shopping Center), (952) 736-3644.

Join other 55-plus adults at the Eagan Art House to create beaded jewelry. The Jewelry Club meets on the third Friday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. Information: (651) 675-5500.

Soy candle making classes held weekly in Eagan near 55 and Yankee Doodle. Call Jamie at (651) 315-4849 for dates and times. $10 per person. Presented by Making Scents in Minnesota.

Country line dance classes held for intermediates Mondays 1:30 to 4 p.m. at Rambling River Center, 325 Oak St., Farmington, $5/class. Call Marilyn (651) 463-7833.

Country line dance classes on Wednesdays at the Lakeville Senior Center, 20110 Holyoke Ave. Beginners, 9-10 a.m.; Intermediate, 10 a.m.-noon. $5/class. Call Marilyn (651) 463-7833.

The Lakeville Area Arts Center offers arts classes for all ages,, (952) 985-4640.

Rosemount History Book Club meets the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Robert Trail Library. Information: John Loch, (952) 255-8545 or [email protected].