Arts & Entertainment

by Wendy Schadewald Special to Sun Thisweek-Dakota County Tribune Rating system:  (4=Don’t miss, 3=Good, 2=Worth a look, 1=Forget it) www.shortredheadreelreviews.com For more reviews, click here. “Bobby” (R) (3.5) [Language, drug content, and a scene of violence.] [DVD only] — Emilio Estevez’s eerily relevant, captivating, riveting, but somewhat uneven fictionalized story that follows a group of [...]

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James Christianson (left) as Mickey, Jodi Tripp (center) as Mrs. Johnstone, and Evan Wilberg (right) as Edward star in The Chameleon Theatre Circle’s production of “Blood Brothers” by Willy Russell, performing Sept. 26 through Oct. 12 at the Ames Center in Burnsville. The musical tragedy contains adult situations, adult language, simulated violence and simulated gunshots. [...]

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KIDSPO is Saturday, Sept. 27 The second annual KIDSPO Kids & Family Expo will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Eagan Community Center. KIDSPO, organized by Sun Thisweek and the Dakota County Tribune, aims to give families a chance to take part in a wide range of activities, watch [...]

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To submit items for the Arts Calendar, email: darcy.odden@ecm-inc.com. Books Danielle Sosin, 7-8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 29, Heritage Library, 20085 Heritage Drive, Lakeville. Sosin will discuss her award-winning debut novel “The Long-Shining Waters,” three stories of characters separated by centuries and circumstance, yet connected across time by Lake Superior and the unfolding rhythm of the [...]

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The comedic musical duo of Ted Manderfeld and David Charles Eichholz never misses an opportunity for a good gag — on stage or off. Asked earlier this week about the origin of Deuces Wild, their long-running “dueling piano” performance partnership, Manderfeld waxed humorous. “We met in primal scream therapy in prison,” Manderfeld said. “Then when [...]

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Apple Valley’s longest-operating dance school is set to open in new studio space next month in the Time Square commercial complex. Monique School of Dance, founded 40-some years ago by Monique Kampa, plans to re-open Oct. 1 at 7528 149th St. W. in recently renovated space formerly occupied by a bridal store next to TCF [...]

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