June 25 – July 1 Area Arts

For Nilsson fans, a tribute to this songwriter.

All Month

Large-scale abstract paintings by Kimberly Benson and watercolors by Keith Thompson. 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.

Acrylics, watercolors and drawings by Ryan Corfits. Brewed Awakenings Coffee House. 24 NE 4th St.

You Never Were Alone. Works by Adam Swanson. Wednesdays – Fridays. 10 am – 1 pm. Edge Center for the Arts. 101 2nd Ave. Bigfork.

Tuesday, June 26

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. Favorite Classics & Reflections. Vocal with guitar and keyboard. Free will offering. Optional lunch at 12:45 is $6. First Lutheran Church. 735 NE1st Ave.

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. 1944. Estonia’s official Oscar submission and a mega-hit on home turf, 1944 centers on the bloodiest battle on World War II’s Eastern Front. Adult themes and language. Free. Ives Studio Theater. Reif Center. 720 Conifer Dr.

Wednesday, June 27

7 – 9 pm

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

Thursday, June 28

7 – 9 pm

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

Friday, June 29

6:30 pm

Aladdin Jr. and Kid Frankenstein. The Grand Rapids Players Summer Theater Kids Camp present the culmination of three weeks of hard work! $7. Reif Center. 720 Conifer Dr.

Saturday, June 30

2 pm

Aladdin Jr. and Kid Frankenstein. The Grand Rapids Players Summer Theater Kids Camp present the culmination of three weeks of hard work! $7. Reif Center. 720 Conifer Dr.

7 pm

Brothers Burn Mountain. Klockow Brewing Company. 36 SE 10th St.

7:30 pm

Dream on Nilsson. Harry Nilsson Tribute Show -is a Minneapolis based tribute band that performs fresh, modern and revitalized versions of the music written and sung by the late great Harry Nilsson. $15. Ives Studio Theater. Reif Center. 720 Conifer Dr.