Arts & Entertainment

Lorna Landvik has worked everywhere, from the Playboy Mansion to authoring her latest novel. The author-comedian-actor will be at a sold-out North Folk Winery event Oct. 9 and at Scout & Morgan Books in Cambridge Nov. 15 to promote her latest novel “Best to Laugh.” The novel is loosely based on her life when she [...]

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Minnesota comedian Chad Filley’s newest book, “Bored of Education: A long ride on a short bus” was released to the public Sept. 1. The renegade teacher’s collection of essays and observations brings his unique brand of humor to the pages, offering an education to readers without ever entering a classroom. This laugh-out-loud funny book is [...]

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The Friends of the Isanti Area Library will host a ‘Bowling for Books’ fundraising event from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 at Junction Bowl in Isanti. Pledges are a minimum of $15 and includes lunch, bowling shoes, two hours of bowling, chances to win door pries and two door prize drawing entry tickets for the initial [...]

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Join the East Central Regional Library as they visit the Minnesota History Museum for their new Toys of the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s exhibit. Gumby. Barbie. Slinky. Mr. Potato Head. Wham-O. Spirograph. Hot Wheels. The names of popular toys from the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s capture the craziness, the joy, the sheer fun of being [...]

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The Isanti County Historical Society is pleased to announce that Red Johnson will perform at its own “Sweet Sue’s Music Hall” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27. Admission is $10 for this performance. Red Johnson is a charter member of the CMA, a member of the Rock & Country Hall of Fame, and appears on [...]

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East Central Regional Arts Council (ECRAC) reminds all local artists, art organizations, and schools within Region 7E that the next deadline to apply for grant funding is Wednesday, Oct. 1, for the following grant programs: – Art in Our Schools Grants: School districts may apply for arts-related funding up to $1,000. – Small/Art Project Assistance [...]

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