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Damon Prestemon’s “Lanesboro Live” Show features the Slick Newhouse Band and more


Fri, Jul 25th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Arts & Culture

Lanesboro, Minn. – Damon Prestemon’s upcoming “Lanesboro Live” show will feature Chef Johnny Mango -- of catering fame in Rochester, Minn., and University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse Political Science Professor -- and frequent Wisconsin Public Radio contributor -- Tim Dale. Damon’s own house band, the Slick Newhouse Band, will be rocking some favorite tunes, rumored to include “Diggin on James Brown” (Tower of Power), “Red Barchetta” (Rush), “Black Friday” (Steely Dan), “I Feel Good” (James Brown), and “Say Something” (A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera). The show is on Saturday, August 2, 2014, 7:30 p.m. at the St. Mane Theatre. The Slick Newhouse Band is always on stage, with excellent high-energy music featuring top-notch musicians Stela Burdt on back-up vocals, Nathan Davidson on saxophone, Jerry Barrett on trumpet, Eric Amundrud on drums, Geoff Forscher on bass, and Kevin Carey on guitar. Damon jumps in on the keyboard when he’s not busy ripping up the dance floor in front of the band! This month’s show is held during Lanesboro’s Buffalo Bill Days weekend; for more information on Buffalo Bill Days activities, contact http://www.lanesboro-mn.gov/site/lanesboro-boards-buffalo-bill-days-schedule.php

The “Lanesboro Live” features show host & creator Damon Prestemon’s comedy and spontaneity, music and dancing, and on-the-spot interviews with a wide range of guests...Johnny Mango and Tim Dale are certainly known to hold their own on stage as well, which should make for a fun show on August 2. Each month throughout the season (April-Oct & Dec), host Damon Prestemon manages spontaneous comedy, jumps in with the house band on vocals and/or on keyboard, and welcomes guests ranging from authors and musicians to ‘Aunt Evelyn’ to reptile experts to political science professors. Presented by Lanesboro Arts Center, the self-rated ‘PG-13’ show will run monthly on the first Saturdays, April-October, with an additional special holiday show in December. Upcoming show dates: August 2, September 6, October 4 and December 6. Show tickets are $15/$12 LAC members, available in advance at Lanesboro Arts Center, 507-467-2446, and at the St. Mane Theatre beginning at 6:30 p.m. on show nights. The St. Mane Theatre is located at 206 Parkway Ave N. in Lanesboro, Minn. This activity is made possible by the .....
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Wit’s End theatre to host “Pink Ribbon Night”

Fri, Jul 25th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Arts & Culture

Chatfield, Minn., – In theme with our “pink” 2014 production: Legally Blonde — the Musical, Wits’ End Theatre is hosting a pre-show, breast cancer benefit and awareness evening. The event takes place August 2, from 6 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. at Cha ..... 
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Swing Street Big Band’s final concert

Fri, Jul 25th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Arts & Culture

The Swing Street Big Band will perform for the final concert of Chatfield’s “Music in the Park” concert series on Thursday, July 31 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chatfield City Park Bandshell. This popular 17-piece big band is made up of some of the top ..... 
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Concert in the Park July 24

Thu, Jul 17th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Arts & Culture

The Rochester Community Band, under the direction of Mr. Michael Mangan, will perform Thursday for the Chatfield “Music in the Park” summer concert series. The concert will be on Thursday, July 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Chatfield City Park Band Sh ..... 
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U.S. open chainsaw carver at 2014 Hoedown

Thu, Jul 17th, 2014
Posted in All Arts & Culture

While attending the Houston Hoedown this year, you may hear the sound of a chainsaw near the city park. Chainsaw carver Molly Wiste of Wiste Woodworks will be completing quick carves during Hoedown beneath her red tent. Wiste travels to Hoedown from ..... 
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Tractors, classic cars, trucks and classic bikes

Thu, Jul 17th, 2014
Posted in All Arts & Culture

Ridgeway Community School will host a tractor and car show on Sunday, August 3 as part of its Annual FREE Ridgeway Community Celebration event. Everyone is invited to join in the fun. Bring your tractor (any make, any model) or your classic car or ..... 
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ArtHaus To Host Summer Art Fair During Nordic Fest

Tue, Jul 15th, 2014
Posted in All Arts & Culture

ArtHaus, downtown Decorah’s home for the visual, performing, and literary arts, will host an Art Fair on Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26 featuring the work of nine regional artists in both ArtHaus (508 W. Water Street) and ArtHaus Studio (516 ..... 
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Enjoy a Vesterheim Adventure at Decorah’s Nordic Fest

Tue, Jul 15th, 2014
Posted in All Arts & Culture

DECORAH, Iowa—Vikings, folk-artists, storytellers, radio shows, movies, and more—explore Vesterheim, the national Norwegian-American museum and heritage center, during Decorah’s 48th Annual Nordic Fest, which kicks off with opening ceremonies o ..... 
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GCO, Nordic Fest, & Fall Calendar

Tue, Jul 15th, 2014
Posted in All Arts & Culture

It is a busy time of year for ArtHaus and your new Co-Directors are enjoying diving in head first! We are excited to share what's coming up and look forward to meeting more of you through our upcoming events. Please be sure to introduce yourself, or ..... 
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