October 22 – 28 Area Arts

Sam Miltich and Friends at Klockow.

 

All Month

Paintings by Douglas Ross, and a group show by David Luke, Nancy Stalnaker Bundy, and Linda Snouffer. 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. 10 NW 5th St.

Photographer Jordan Weis. Brewed Awakenings Coffee House. 24 NE 4th St.

Cree First Nations Artist Chholing Taha’s paintings and shawls on display. Wednesdays -Fridays. 10 am – 1 pm. Edge Center for the Arts. 101 2nd Ave. Bigfork.

Tuesday, October 23

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.

5 – 6 pm

Just for Kicks Dance Show. Free. Central Square Mall. 201 NW 4th 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.

6:30 pm

Wednesday, October 24

11 am – 2 pm and 4 – 7 pm

Empty Bowls Fundraiser. Soup-Sandwich-Dessert and an amazing handmade pottery bowl from one of our local potters. Silent Auction- Raffles- Live Music- Cash Bar. $20. Timberlake Lodge Hotel & 17th Street Grill, 144 SE 17th St.

7 – 9 pm

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

Thursday, October 25

6 pm

When There Is Good to Be Done. Musical duo, Curtis & Loretta, will play songs from their most recent album, which were written about unsung heroes in Minnesota. One song is about Peter Razor, a Native American man who endured a loveless upbringing at an orphanage. He also will be on-site to speak about his life and answer questions. Free. Grand Rapids Public Library. 140 NE 2nd St.

7 pm

Grand Rapids High School Drama presents The Great Gatsby (adapted for the stage by Simon Levy). $10 adults, $5 students. Cash or check at the door for general admission. Wilcox Theater. Reif Center. 720 NW Conifer Dr.

7 – 9 pm

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

Friday, October 26

7 pm

Grand Rapids High School Drama presents The Great Gatsby (adapted for the stage by Simon Levy). $10 adults, $5 students. Cash or check at the door for general admission. Wilcox Theater. Reif Center. 720 NW Conifer Dr.

7 pm

Zorongo Flamenco. Café Flamenco. A concert of traditional flamenco dance and music that brings emotional and rhythmic excitement to the stage. $15 Adults. $5 Students. Edge Center for the Arts. 101 2nd Ave. Bigfork.

Saturday, October 27

12 – 2:30 pm

Felt It: Autumn Foliage. Celebrate the colors of autumn and turn fibers into leaves and flowers with just your hands and water. Artists of the Creativity Tank will guide in in the art of felting. Open to all ages. Children 0-6 must be accompanied by adult. This is a FREE Children First! Event. Registration required. Please register online www.getlearning.org, select Children First! or call ISD 318 Community Ed at 327-5730 or the Children’s Library at 327-8823. Grand Rapids Public Library. 140 NE 2nd St.

7 pm

The Lost Forty. Duo Brian Miller and Randy Gosa bring early musical history to life with folk songs from the Great Lakes Region. $10 Adults. $5 Students. Edge Center for the Arts. 101 2nd Ave. Bigfork.

7 – 10 pm

Sam Miltich and Friends. Klockow Brewery. 36 SE 10th St.

Sunday, October 28

3 pm

What a Wonderful World. Itasca Community Chorus Fall Concert. $10 Adults. Students and veterans free. Wilcox Theater. Reif Center. 720 NW Conifer Dr.