Baskets on display at the Edge Center.


All Month

26th Annual Juried Exhibition in the MacRostie Gallery and works by Pauline Sameshima with arts as a way to research and promote conversations in the Minnesota Gallery. MacRostie Art Center. 405 NW 1st Ave.

Artists in Residence: Mary Corwin, David Dobbs, and Leah Yellowbird. Butterfly mobiles by Dan Root. 3rd floor Historic Central School.

Paintings and drawings by Seth Larson. Brewed Awakenings Coffee House. 24 NE 4th St.

Willow basketmaker Jacki Bedworth, black ash basketweaver Fred Kogler, and antler basketweaver Cathryn Peters. Wednesdays – Fridays. 10 am – 1 pm. Edge Center for the Arts. 101 2nd Ave. Bigfork.

Tuesday, August 14

10 am – 4 pm

Mac Open Studio. Free to MAC members or $5/session for non-members, this informal group is open to artists of all skill levels working in any 2-dimensional medium. Bring your latest project and create your art in a supportive community! No instruction is provided, but plenty of advice, critique, and feedback is available from the group. MacRostie Art Center. 405 1st Ave NW.

12 pm

Tuesday Summer Concert Series. Swing Delivery. 12-piece big band playing favorites from the Swing Era. Optional lunch at 12:45 is $6. St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. 315 SW 21st St.

6 – 8:30 pm

Open Pottery. Instructor: Bruce Bartos, $15 each/ $10 student. Join area potters and students of all skill levels in this informal, on-going weekly class. The instructor will be on hand to give one-on-one guidance and tips about techniques, glazes, and firings. Call by noon on Tuesday to register for that day’s session 218-326-2697. MacRostie Art Center. 405 NW 1st Ave.

7:30 pm

Indies at the Reif. Glory. Tsanko Petrov, a railroad worker, finds millions of leva on the train tracks. He decides to turn the money over to the police, for which the state rewards him with a new wristwatch that soon stops working. Meanwhile, Julia Staikova, head of the PR department of the Ministry of Transport, loses Petrov’s old watch, a family relic. Here starts his desperate struggle to recover both his old watch and his dignity. Free. Ives Studio Theater. Reif Center. 720 Conifer Dr.

Wednesday, August 15

5 – 7 pm

Writing Group. Riverview Room. Grand Rapids Area Library. 140 NE 2nd St.

6 – 7 pm

Artist Talk. Clay artist Nathan Bray will demonstrate in the clay studio. Free and open to the public. MacRostie Art Center. 405 NW 1st Ave.

7 – 9 pm

Sam Miltich and Friends. VFW. 14 NW 3rd St.

Thursday, August 16

7 – 9 pm

Open mic night hosted by Mike Miller. VFW.14 NW 3rd St.

Saturday, August 18

7 – 10 pm

The Zen Is In crew is finally BACK at KBC! You don’t want to miss this party! Purple Queen, Ameen, 4Mative, Troy Daniel, & Perspektive are all back! Klockow Brewery. 36 SE 10th St.