Arts & Entertainment

Dennis Warner was in for a surprise during his concert at the prestigious Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Asked to perform at the Kennedy Center in the early 2000s as part of a series spotlighting “best unknown songwriters,” Warner noticed an unusual element in the crowd — men in tuxedos sipping wine. It turns out [...]

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“Affection” is among the oil paintings by artist Olesya Anderson on display through November at the Lakeville Area Arts Center, 20965 Holyoke Ave. Born in Russia, Anderson is the third generation of artists in her family. Inspired by her mother, Tamara Geddes, a portrait artist, she became interested in fine art. Anderson studied drawing and [...]

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“Ole & Lena’s Family Christmas” comes to Ames Center in Burnsville for Dec. 17-18 performances on the main stage. Tickets can be purchased at the box office, by phone at 952-895-4680, or online at Ticketmaster.com. (Photo submitted)

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‘An Evening with Mark Twain’ Actor and writer Michael Bateson performs “An Evening with Mark Twain” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at Ames Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville. Purchase tickets at www.ames-center.com. ‘The Whole Caboodle’ Sara Margrethe Oskal presents “The Whole Caboodle,” an award-winning one-woman performance based on [...]

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To submit items for the Arts Calendar, email: darcy.odden@ecm-inc.com. Books Kent Stever, 7-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, Heritage Library, 20085 Heritage Drive, Lakeville. Lakeville author Stever will discuss and read from his book “Growing Up on the Mississippi,” sharing charming stories of small-town life in Winona in the 1950s. Free. Information: 952-891-0370. Grace Lin, 6:30-8 [...]

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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. “Dracula Untold” (PG-13) (3) [Intense sequences of warfare, vampire attacks, disturbing images, and some sensuality.]  — When his Transylvanian kingdom and family (Sarah Gadon and Art Parkinson) are threatened after [...]

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