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Itasca County Historical Society (ICHS) is proud to showcase 125 years of their collection of clothes at a luncheon and style show at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 23 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.
The Piatigorsky Foundation brings violinist Qing Li and an accompanying pianist to the Edge Center in Bigfork as part of the Foundation’s program to bring world class music to smaller communities throughout America. There will be two performances on Monday, April 25, one for the elders of the Bigfork Valley Assisted Living and Long Term Care communities, and a second open to the public at 7 p.m. at the Edge center for the Arts in Bigfork. Prices for the public performance are $10 adults, $5 children.
TU Dance, the acclaimed Minnesota-based dance company led by Toni Pierce-Sands and Uri Sands, returns to the Edge Center in Bigfork with a public performance on Saturday, April 23 at 7 p.m. The concert features selections from the rich TU Dance repertory by choreographers Uri Sands and others. Founded in 2004 by Toni Pierce-Sands and Uri Sands in St. Paul, TU Dance is a leading voice for contemporary dance. The 10-member, professional company is acclaimed for its diverse and versatile artists, performing work that draws together modern dance, classical ballet, African-based and urban vernacular movements. The TU Dance repertory features original work by Uri Sands, as well as renowned choreographers including Gioconda Barbuto, Dwight Rhoden, Ron Brown, Katrin Hall, Gregory Dolbashian and Camille Brown. Through celebrated performances of the professional company and accessible dance education at TU Dance Center, TU Dance provides opportunities for everyone to experience the connective power of dance.
The Uncommon Loons are celebrating National Poetry Month once again with Porters & Poetry on Friday, April 22, at the MacRostie Art Center in Grand Rapids. But given the tumultuous election season the nation has been treated to, the event is going to take on a political flavor this time, making the spoken word event Porters & Poetry (& Politics).
The Itasca Community Chorus will take a walk down memory lane on Sunday, April 17, 3 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Grand Rapids.
Ever dreamed of journeying down the Mississippi River just like Huckleberry Finn? Grab your paddle for a trip with VocalEssence in River Songs and Tales with Mark Twain presented by the Reif Center, Saturday, April 16, 7:30 p.m., at the Edge Center for the Arts in Bigfork.
Name the treasured tale: mad-cap and endearing farm animals, bravery, selfless love, and the true meaning of friendship? It’s Charlotte’s Web! The Reif Center is proud to present Theatreworks USA’s delightful production, Friday, April 8, 7 p.m. at the Greenway Auditorium.
Itasca Youth for Christ will hold its annual Comedy Café adult fundraiser at the Timberlake Lodge in Grand Rapids on Thursday, April 14. The Comedy Café has quickly become a favorite event that many adults look forward to attending each year. It was established to bring awareness and support for the local Youth for Christ programs. There will be a dessert social from 6-7 p.m. and then the program begins at 7 p.m., featuring comedian and inspirational speaker, Ken Davis. There are no tickets and there is limited public seating so individuals must reserve a spot to attend. Donations will be requested from those attending to support the YFC programs.