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Commonweal offers free tickets to Fillmore and Houston County employees and residents


Fri, May 7th, 2010
Posted in Arts & Culture

The Commonweal Theatre Company announces five performances of its 2010 productions that are free to employees and residents of Fillmore and Houston counties. Anyone living and/or working in those counties may attend Ibsen's classic drama, John Gabriel Borkman on Thursday, April 22nd; the wild Steve Martin comedy, Picasso at the Lapin Agile on Thursday, May 20th; a heartwarming drama Enchanted April on Thursday, June 24th; the haunting The Turn of the Screw on Monday, October 4th; and the family-friendly favorite, Little Women on Thursday, November 18th. All evening performances begin at 7:30 p.m.

While admission to the performances is free of charge, reservations are strongly recommended. Free Fillmore/Free Houston Nights are made possible with support from the Preston Area Community Foundation, members of Commonweal Theatre's Million Dollar Club, Board of Directors, and individual donors. A grant request for additional support is pending from the Minnesota State Arts Board with funds from the Arts and Cultural Legacy Amendment.

The Commonweal is a non-profit professional theatre, now occupying its new home at 208 Parkway Avenue North in downtown Lanesboro. For more information about the 2010 season, visit www.commonwealtheatre.org. To reserve tickets for a free performance, contact the box office at 507-467-2525 or tickets@commonwealtheatre.org.

Whalan Standstill Parade

Fri, May 7th, 2010
Posted in Arts & Culture

Looking for a fun family day? If so, Whalan is the place to be on Saturday, May 15, for their 15th Annual Standstill Parade... the one where the parade stands still and the spectators parade around it! The parade runs (sorry, I mean stands) from 11 ..... 
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Whalan Standstill Parade

Fri, May 7th, 2010
Posted in Arts & Culture

Looking for a fun family day? If so, Whalan is the place to be on Saturday, May 15, for their 15th Annual Standstill Parade... the one where the parade stands still and the spectators parade around it! The parade runs (sorry, I mean stands) from 11 ..... 
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Buddy Poppy Program

Fri, May 7th, 2010
Posted in Arts & Culture

A flower that evokes the memories and emotions of war is the red poppy, which became associated with war after the publication of a poem "In Flander's Field," written by Col. John McCrae of Canada. For more than 75 years, the VFW's Buddy Poppy progra ..... 
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Studio Academy Senior Art Show and 10th Anniversary Talent Show

Thu, Apr 29th, 2010
Posted in Arts & Culture

Studio Academy Senior Art Show opens on Thursday May 6th, from 5:30-7 PM.

Awards will be presented at 6:15.



Right afterwards plan to attend the student talent show called Showtime, 7pm-approx. 8:30 in the school's beautiful new ..... 
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Commonweal Theatre Company Presents picasso at the lapin agile

Wed, Apr 28th, 2010
Posted in Arts & Culture

LANESBORO, MINN. - The Commonweal Theatre Company presents Steve Martin's wild and crazy comedy Picasso at the Lapin Agile, May 22nd through September 25th with special $15 tickets available for previews May 14th to May 21st. Call the box office at 8 ..... 
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Brave Community Theatre summer production

Mon, Apr 26th, 2010
Posted in Arts & Culture

Spring Valley- The thirty eighth season summer production for Brave Community Theatre (BCT) of Spring Valley will be Alice in Wonderland. According to BCT board member and artistic director for the show, Maria Kujawa, "It is Alice with a twist." The ..... 
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Live eagle at Standstill Parade

Fri, Apr 23rd, 2010
Posted in Arts & Culture

Soar like an eagle! We have all admired the American Bald Eagle from afar as it soars through the sky. It is our national symbol. But, at the Whalan Stand Still Parade you can admire an eagle up close and learn about its habits and habitat.

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Commonweal announces ASL-Interpreted performances for 2010

Fri, Apr 23rd, 2010
Posted in Arts & Culture

The Commonweal Theatre Company will offer American Sign Language Interpretation performances of all five of its main stage productions this year. All interpreted performances are during weekend matinees at 1:30 p.m. and will be performed by Gail Dev ..... 
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