The St. Paul-based indie blues/rock band General B and the Wiz is gearing up for a late-summer release of new music with shows across the Midwest.More Details >>
Race is for all classes.
Glensheen is offering free standard house tours in celebration of the 34th anniversary of its opening to the public.More Details >>
Winner of the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film festival, legendary director Ken Loach , one of Britain’s most distinguished and respected filmmakers, who makes tough, uncompromising films about a beleaguered working class with poetry and humor, and longtime writing partner Paul Laverty present an engagingly off-kilter new film. See "More >>" for synopsis.More Details >> Watch Video >>
Berserkon05/24/13 — 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
DECC City Side Convention Center
$56 three-day badge; $25 one-day badge
Berserkon is a large gaming convention that will be in Duluth for the first time this year. Some of the major events include a Star City Games Invitational Qualifier and a screening of the rough cut of Gamer 3: Hands of Fate. In addtion, there will be dozens of events run by gamers not affiliated with the con.Watch Video >>
Duluth band Saint Anyway is convoluting its usual three-man lineup by adding fiddling phenom Rachel Reichert and washboard wizard Lane Prekker. The resulting Saint Anyway Big Band will be debuting new material and completely re-arranged classics for this event.More Details >>
John Gruber and Liz Sivertson have been playing jazz, reggae and rhythm-and-blues music for about 20 years. Sivertson plays tenor sax and clarinet while Gruber strums guitar. They play originals and obscure cover songs from the likes of Los Lobos, Van Morrison, Freddie King and more, along with some standards and even a rousing polka.
Stand-up comedy moves to an earlier time for one night only, to showcase five local stand-ups -- Rob Abrahamson, Kaio Kealoha, Andrew Maida and Jimmy Bellamy.
William Shakespeare's comedy about a filandering, rotund knight and the witty women he attempts to woo. Starring Dave Orman as Falstaff and Amanda Wenberg and Christa Schultz as the titular merry wives. Directed by Julie Ahasay.
There will be a bunch of rockin' and honky-tonkin' blues at the crossroads of Jean Duluth Road and West Tischer Road.
Burger Bash05/24/13 — 4 to 7 p.m.
The annual Burger Bash at Twelve Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church features this deal: char-cheese burger, onion rings and a beverage for $10.
Todd Eckart performs tunes made famous by Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra. Feel free to dress in swanky Rat Pack style.Watch Video >>
Friday and Saturday night improv shows feature "The Main Event," in which two teams of improvisers compete for points. This show is rated R. Tickets go on sale at 9:30 p.m. on show nights.Watch Video >>
Join the search for the standouts of stand-up. Local and regional stand-up comedians and newcomers bring on the ha-ha every Friday at the Dubh Linn's comedy open mic.
Parkinson's Dance Studio05/24/13 — 1 to 2:15 p.m.
Unitarian Universalist Church
$3 to $5 suggested donation
Parkinson's Dance Studio is a weekly dance class for people with Parkinson's and their caregivers, family, and friends. New participants always welcome.
Magic: the Gathering tournament block constructed format.
Friday Night Magic at Collector's Connection05/24/13 — 6 p.m.
$5 or purchase of 2 booster packs
This is "standard deck tournament" and a DCI sanctioned event. Newcomers can be registered for free and it only takes a couple minutes. Top prize is 9 booster packs. Additional prizes may be awarded based on attendance.
Singer Maxi Childs teams up with bassist Steve Netzel and pianist Russ Sackett (and occasionally drummer Jeff Peabody), playing jazz standards and light pop four nights a week at Black Water.Watch Video >>
Beginning as a duo, Bob and Carol Flatt’s blues/Americana act expanded four years ago with the addition of Greg Tiburzi on drums and then again two years ago with the addition of Israel Malachi on lead guitar.
Dixie trio with Matt Mobley on bass, Billy Barnard on banjo and Randy Lee on clarinet.Watch Video >>
Mark Kroos plays two guitar necks at the same time and his primarily instrumental style is characterized by open harmonies, polyphonic textures and a tapping technique.Watch Video >>