Arts Calendar

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

Bob Rueff, author of “Mind Game” and “Endgame,” book signing, 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Barnes & Noble, 14880 Florence Trail, Apple Valley.

Jim Trevis will discuss his first novel, “Mile of Dreams,” 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at the Steeple Center, 14375 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount.

“One Yard Wonders” authors Rebecca Yaker and Trish Hoskins, 7-8 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at Wescott Library, 1340 Wescott Road, Eagan.

M. R. Tain, author of “Peace, Man,” book signing, 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 20, Jo Jo’s Rise & Wine, 12501 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville.

Call for Artists
Savage Juried Art Show – Dates are April 26 to May 31. Entry fee: $15 for one entry, $25 for two entries. Deadline: April 12. Information/registration:

Eagan Art Festival – Dates are June 29-30. Juried show. Entry fee: $25. Booth space: $115. Information/registration: or [email protected].

Comedy for Caring, 8 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave. Features The Second City comedy troupe from Chicago. Sponsored by the Burnsville Rotary. Tickets are $39 and are available at the box office and at

M.O.M.S. (Making Our Moms Successful) 11th annual Benefit Community Concert and Silent Auction, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at 12921 Nicollet Ave. S., Burnsville. Tickets are $10 in advance, or $12 the day of the show. Information: (952) 890-5072, [email protected] or

Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute’s artAlive! benefit, 8 p.m. Friday, April 26, at Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave. Ticket information:

ZUMBAthon to Stop The Clot, noon-3 p.m. Sunday, April 21, Bogart’s Place at Apple Valley Bowl, 14917 Garrett Ave., Apple Valley, (952) 432-1515. Fundraiser for the National Blood Clot Alliance hosted by Lisa Thomas, Mrs. Rosemount 2013. Donation: $10. Register at or at the event.

The Shrine of the Stations of the Cross, a exhibition of photographs by Dave Kitchel, is on display through April 14 at Rosemount United Methodist Church Gallery, 14770 Canada Ave. Hours are 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-noon Sunday, and during all scheduled evening activities.

A mixed media exhibit by Lisa Westphal will be on display March 13 through April 30 in the Lakeville Area Arts Center gallery, 20965 Holyoke Ave. Information: (952) 985-4640.

Acoustic Guitar Jam, 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, April 5, at the Guitar Shop, 14555 S. Robert Trail, Suite 205, downtown Rosemount. Any level experienced singers and acoustic players are welcome.

Organ recital, 8 p.m. Friday, May 10, at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley. Free. Information:

Clint Black, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, Burnsville Performing Arts Center. Tickets: $55 at the box office or

“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” by the Chameleon Theatre Circle, April 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m. and April 7 at 2 p.m., Burnsville Performing Arts Center’s Black Box Theatre. Tickets are $20 for adults, $17 for students/seniors at the box office and at

Princess Prep School for girls ages 3-9 on Mondays at Cross of Christ Community Church, 8748 210th St. W., Lakeville. Ages 3-5: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Ages 6-9: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Session 1: April 15-29. Session 2: May 6-20. Cost: $30 per session or both sessions for $50. Information: Karin at [email protected].

Beginning Photography Clinic, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, Rosemount Steeple Center, 14375 S. Robert Trail. Free. Sponsored by Rosemount Area Arts Council. Information: or (952) 255-8545.

“Juggling for Beginners” by Homeward Bound Theatre Company, 3:25-4:55 p.m. Tuesdays, April 9-23, Christina Huddleston Elementary School, Lakeville. For third- through fifth-graders. Information: Lakeville Community Education at (952) 232-2150.

Teen Poetry Jam/Rap Battle, 4-5 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Apple Valley Teen Center, 14255 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley, (952) 953-2385. Ages 12-18.

Teen artist gathering at the Eagan Art House, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, April 6. Cost: $3. Information: (651) 675-5521.

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

Teens Express Yourself with Paint, 5-7 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 1-3 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 1:30-4 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 6:30-8 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Robert Trail Library. Information: John Loch, (952) 255-8545 or [email protected]