Area arts May 21 – 27

Calling all Beatles fans.

All Month

Paintings by Jonathan Thunder and the annual miniatures exhibition “Little Big Show” with featured artist Jane Latimer. MacRostie Art Center. 405 NW 1st Ave.

Artists in Residence: Mary Corwin, David Dobbs, Jennifer Gorman, Kyle Huff, and butterfly mobiles by Dan Root. 3rd floor Historic Central School.

Celebrating May Mental Health Month with artwork from Kiesler Wellness Center.

Brewed Awakenings Coffee House. 24 NE 4th St.

Tuesday, May 22

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.

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.

Wednesday, May 23

7 – 9 pm

Sam Miltich on guitar, Don Vidal on sax and Pat Downing on bass. VFW. 14 NW 3rd St.

Thursday, May 24

6 pm

Itasca Orchestra and Strings Program Student Concert. Senior violinist Elizabeth Laughlin will perform Tchaikovsky’s Valse Sentimentale with her sister Allison accompanying on piano. Adults $5. Students under 18 free. Wilcox Theater. Reif Center. 720 Conifer Dr.

7 – 9 pm

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

Friday, May 25

7 pm

Live Music by Intuitive Compass (from Oregon). Klockow Brewing Company. 36 SE 10th St.

8 pm

The Reunion Beatles – Fantasy Tribute answers the ultimate question: What if, The Beatles were still all here and could get back together for one night of musical magic? It’s the concert that can’t be. Until now. A version of John, Paul, George & Ringo coming together for the most anticipated Rock & Roll Reunion of all time. The best of The Beatles and their big solo hits too. $30. Reif Center. 720 Conifer Dr.

Saturday, May 26

7 pm

Christopher David Hanson Band. Klockow Brewing Company. 36 SE 10th St.