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ART LIZZARD'S ART GALLERY & FRAMING exhibits "Left-Handed Love Stories," paintings by local artist Jo Wood, through today, 11 W. Superior St. KRUK GALLERY exhibits 46 works of art and 40 photographs by Northland high school students, through ...

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LIZZARD'S ART GALLERY & FRAMING exhibits "Left-Handed Love Stories," paintings by local artist Jo Wood, through today, 11 W. Superior St.

KRUK GALLERY exhibits 46 works of art and 40 photographs by Northland high school students, through Friday, Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center, UWS. Exhibit features winners and finalists in WDSE-TV Channel 8's annual contest. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Call 394-8391.

NORTH END ART GALLERY AND RED MUG ESPRESSO, 1313 Broadway, Superior, displays "Plein Aire," oil paintings by Lee Englund, through Sunday. Call 399-0921.

PIZZA LUCE, 11 E. Superior St., exhibits "The Doll Wall," artwork with a doll-inspired theme by local artists Kandiss Fallowfield, Angie Arden and Amber Darling, through Monday. Artist reception: 7-9 p.m. today. "The Outsiders," mixed media by various artists, March 8-April 30. Opening reception: 7-9 p.m. March 8. Call 727-7400. Call 727-7400.

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ART OPTIONS GALLERY AND FRAMING displays "They All Had Dreams," prints and graphite originals by local artist Niko El Fundi depicting portraits of legendary black civil rights activists, through Tuesday, 132 E. Superior St. Call 727-8723.

BEANER'S CENTRAL COFFEEHOUSE displays "Something Old, Something New," by local oil painter Dale W. Lucas, through March 9, 324 N. Central Ave. W. Call 624-5957.

NORTHWOODS PIONEER GALLERY AND GIFTS, 2821 Highway 61, Castle Danger, features fiber artist Carol Nordahl, who specializes in loomed rugs, through March 11. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call (218) 834-4175.

NORTH HOUSE FOLK SCHOOL sponsors "Of Swamp and Bog" exhibit, through March 18 at Johnson Heritage Post, Grand Marais. Includes debut of more than 150 new and original works of local, regional and international artists and craftspeople. Call (218) 387-9762.

WASHINGTON STUDIOS, 315 N. Lake Ave., exhibits "Yin Yang," photography by Phil Hanft, through March 18. Hours: 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

SIVERTSON GALLERY hosts fireside chats from 6-7 p.m., 14 W. Wisconsin, Grand Marais. Free. Call (218) 387-2491 or go to www.sivertson.com .

* Today and Friday: "Inuit Soapstone Carving Traditions" workshop with master sculptor Palaya Quitsuk at North House Folk School. Call (218) 387-9762 for details.

* 8 p.m. Friday: Inuit film screening at North House Folk School

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* Saturday through March 31: "Inuit Premiere." Opening events, March 3, features guests Leslie Boyd Ryan, associate director of Dorset Fine Arts in - Cape Dorset, Nunavut and Toronto; Palaya Qiatsuk, sculptor - Cape Dorset, Nunavut and Siqiniuip Qilauta, Inuit cultural performers - Ottawa. Soapstone carving demonstrations, throat-singing, drum-dancing, Inuit games and fireside chat with Palaya Qiatsuk.

NORTHERN GREAT LAKES VISITOR CENTER, 29270 County Highway G, Ashland, exhibits "Our Shared Planet," an environmental awareness exhibit featuring carved birds and animals created by artist Jim Ramsdell, through April 1. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Go to nglvc.org.

GIFTS FROM THE GALLERY, 512 N. 45th Ave. E., just above Superior Street, features original paintings and prints by Jackie Kotlarek, through April 15. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Call 525-5961.

TWEED MUSEUM OF ART at UMD offers these exhibits. Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call 726-8222.

* Saturday afternoon gallery talks with Bill Shipley, 2 p.m. each Saturday. Free.

* "Juan Logan: The Third Place," paintings, drawings and sculpture, 1996-2006, through Sunday.

* "Continuum: Print to Video" by Frances Myers, a selection of the Wisconsin artist's works on paper, prints and video works, charting the movement of ideas across media, through March 11.

* Student Design Exhibition, through March 11.

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* "Of Thee I See: Paintings by Max-Carlos Martinez Paintings, 1994-2006," through March 18.

* Student show featuring Katie Mueller and Donna Anderson, through Sunday.

DULUTH ART INSTITUTE displays these exhibits at 506 W. Michigan St. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Call 733-7560.

* Arrowhead Biennial Exhibition, through Sunday.

* DAI Annual Member Show, through March 18.

* New sculptures by Cecilia Ramon, through April 29. Artist dialogue: 6-7 p.m. March 17.

NORTH SHORE BANK OF COMMERCE features "Viewing from the Vault: An Intersection of Art and Commerce" at these branch locations:

* Karen Savage Blue, paintings, Monday through April 6, North Shore Bank, 902 Stanley Ave., Cloquet.

CLASSES

LYNN MOORE BEADING CLASS, 10 a.m. Monday, Edgewood Vista Independent Living, 4125 Westerburg Road, Hermantown. Only pay for each item made. Call 310-8971.

BEADING CLASS, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Northshore Railroad ticket xtation, the Depot, 506 W. Michigan St. No fee; just pay for items you make. Call 310-8971.

DULUTH ART INSTITUTE offers these classes. Call 733-7560 for locations and to register.

* Expressionistic Painting for Teens, for ages 12-17, 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Wednesday through March 28. Cost: $78, $65 for members.

* Illustrated Storybooks for Kids, for ages 7-11, 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning Wednesday through March 28. Cost: $78, $65 for members.

* Glass Beadmaking, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 10. Cost: $45, $38 for members.

* Life Drawing/Painting, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, March 15-April 26. Cost: $120, $100 for members plus $35 model fee.

COMEDY

OPEN MIC COMEDY, 8 p.m. Monday, Dubh Linn Pub & Billiards, 109 W. Superior St. Sign up between 7-7:45 p.m. Free. Call 727-1559.

COMEDY NIGHT, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Black Bear Casino, 1785 Minnesota Highway 210, Carlton. Features "NFL Foxes" Scott Long and Shannon Paul on Wednesday. Free.

DANCE

DANCE CLASS, 7 p.m. today, American Legion, 5814 Grand Ave. Dances taught: swing, rock 'n' roll, stroll and electric slide. Instructor Keith Miernicki. Free. Call 729-8390, (888) 729-8390 or go to twinportsdance.com.

SQUARE DANCE LESSONS, 7-9 p.m. today, Solway Town Hall, U.S. Highway 2 and Munger Shaw Road, Munger. Instructor and caller: Tom Bolf. Free. Call 729-4713 or 729-8648.

DANCE LESSONS taught by "Squirrel," 4-8 p.m. Sunday, Lost Isle, Minnesota Highway 210, Carlton. Cost: $5. Call 384-4755.

"MANDINKA MEMORIES," by Les Ballets Africains, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Reif Center, 720 N.W. Conifer Drive, Grand Rapids. Tickets: $24 for adults, $22 for seniors and $12 for students. Call (218) 327-5780 or go to reifcenter.org.

CLOQUET SENIOR CITIZENS DANCE, 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Cloquet VFW. Music by Lorren Lindevig Orchestra with guest artist Florian Chmielewski.

HARBOR SQUARES SQUARE DANCE offers workshop at 7:30 p.m. and dance at 8 p.m. March 9 in Hermantown Middle School. Caller: Tom Bolf. Cost: $5. Call 729-8648 or 624-4483.

ETC.

AMNICON DRIFT DODGERS SEVENTH ANNUAL BRAT FEST AND VINTAGE SNOWMOBILE EAT-N-RUN, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, KS&E Bar, 3028 E. State Highway 105, Superior. Call 364-2564 or 364-2375.

FAMILY SKATING PARTY, 3-5 p.m. Sunday, DECC Arena. Free. Call 723-3616.

ADULT SKATING to old-time music, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Monday in the DECC Arena. Cost: $3. Call 279-5048.

SIXTH ANNUAL EMPTY BOWLS PROJECT, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 9, MacRostie Art Center, 405 N.W. First Ave., Grand Rapids, and at Calument Chevrolet Dealership, U.S. Highway 169 and Gary Street in Calumet. Call (218) 326-2697.

MOJAKKA COOK-OFF, 1-4 p.m. March 11, Historic Northeastern Hotel, Dunlap Island, Cloquet. Registration deadline for mojakka entries: March 8. Entry fee: free. Admission: $5 donation for Friends of Animal Shelter in Cloquet. Go to mojakka.com or call 729-0821.

AAD SHRINE CIRCUS, March 15-18, DECC. Tickets: $15-$12.

FILMS

"FACES OF ISLAM: A FILM SERIES" screens at Spirit of the North Theater, Fitger's Complex, 600 E. Superior St. Free. Sponsored by the Interreligious Forum at St. Scholastica. Call 723-6075.

* 6:30 p.m. today: "American Ramadan."

CLASSIC COMEDY FILM PROGRAM, 7 p.m. Friday, Lake Superior College, 2101 Trinity Road. Features films starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello. Free. Call 724-1646 or 399-8721.

"FAITH, VALUES AND FILM," screens these films at 7:30 p.m. Sundays, St. Scholastica Science Theatre, room 2122. Free. Call 723-6699 or go to usccb.org/fb/vaticanfilms.htm.

* Sunday: "Citizen Kane" (1941)

MUSEUMS

DULUTH CHILDREN'S MUSEUM, 506 W. Michigan St., features these exhibits. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $10 for adults, $5.50 for ages 3-13 and free for younger children. Call 733-7543.

* Camping in the north woods for toddlers, daily.

* Go Figure!

* "The Shoes We Use," through Labor Day.

GLENSHEEN HISTORIC ESTATE offers tours, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 3300 London Road. Cost: $35 per family or $12 for adults; $11 for seniors and University of Minnesota students; $7 for ages 6-12, and free for younger children. Call 726-8910 or (888) 454-4536.

GREAT LAKES AQUARIUM, 353 Harbor Drive, offers these programs and exhibits. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Cost: $12.95 for adults, $9.95 for seniors, $6.95 for ages 3-11 and free for younger children. Call 740-3474 or go to glaquarium.org.

* Daily programs: Dive shows, live presentations and fish feeding on the hour from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Stingray touch pool: Pet freshwater stingrays. Feedings daily at noon, except for Wednesdays.

* Otter feeding at 5 p.m. daily.

* "The Abyss," an exhibit on the mysteries of extreme ocean depths, through today.

KARPELES MANUSCRIPT MUSEUM displays "War of 1812" through March 28, 902 E. First St. Free. Hours: Noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Call 728-0630.

LAKE SUPERIOR MARITIME VISITOR CENTER offers exhibits in Canal Park. Programs offered include films, videotapes and slide-lecture presentations covering such Great Lakes topics as shipping, natural history, cargoes, shipwrecks, commercial fishing, lighthouses, Soo Lock operations and vessel profiles. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Free. Call 720-5260, ext. 1, for reservations.

LAKE SUPERIOR RAILROAD MUSEUM features different train cars, the Depot, 506 W. Michigan St. Free with paid Depot admission: $10 for adults, $5.50 for ages 3-13 and free for younger children. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Call 733-7590.

LAKE SUPERIOR ZOO, 7210 Fremont St., offers these events. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Admission: $8 for ages 13 and older, $3 for ages 3-12 and free for younger children. Go to lszoo.org.

* Bat breakfast, 10:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

* Red-ruffed Lemur Enrichment, 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

* Melon Madness with the Brown Bears, noon Saturday and Sunday.

* Nocturnal Feeding, 12:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

* Reef Fish Feeding, 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

* Tiger Enrichment, 1 p.m. first and third Saturday of each month.

* Winter Fun Days for ages 5-9, 12:30-2 p.m. March 10. Cost: $11, $8 for members.

OMNIMAX THEATRE features a 72-foot IMAX projection dome. Showing: "Hurricane on the Bayou." Tickets: $7.50 for adults, $6.50 for students and seniors and $5.50 for ages 12 and younger. Call 727-0022.

ST. LOUIS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY offers an exhibit and event at St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center, 506 W. Michigan St. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $10 for adults, $5.50 for ages 3-13 and free for younger children. Call 733-7586.

* Veterans' Memorial Hall features "500 Days," which focuses on the journey of men of the 125th Field Artillery during the course of World War II and Iron Range Veteran's Memorial display window through Sept. 1.

* History Bus Tour of State Capitol and Minnesota History Center, departing at 7 a.m. Friday from St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center, 506 W. Michigan St. Returns at 7 p.m. Cost: $45, does not include meals. Call 733-7500 or e-mail dhartman@vets-hall.org to register.

* "Preserving Family History: Minnesota's Greatest Generation," 2 p.m. April 27. Free. Call 733-7500 to register.

DOUGLAS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY hosts these exhibits at 1101 John Ave., Superior. Admission: $3. Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Call 392-8449.

* "Superior Image," photography by David Barry.

* Frontier kitchen, Calvin Coolidge Room and 20th-century technology.

FAIRLAWN MANSION offers tours of an 1890 Victorian house and gardens at 906 E. Second St., Superior. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Last tour of the day starts at 3 p.m. Cost: $8 for adults, $6.50 for seniors and students, and free for ages 5 and younger. Call 394-5712 or go to superiorpublicmuseums.org.

WINTER SERIES GARDEN TALKS are presented from 6-8 p.m. at Fairlawn Mansion, 906 E. Second St., Superior. Cost: $15 for one class. Call 394-5712 for required registration.

* March 8: A Plan of Escape through Home Landscape by Rhonda Grussendorf.

* March 22: Pondering a Pond by Mary Missinne-Windsor and Lori Ritchie.

RICHARD I. BONG HERITAGE CENTER offers exhibits about World War II and Bong, a P-38 fighter pilot, 305 Harborview Parkway, Superior. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Tickets: $9 for adults; $8 for students, active military and seniors 65 and older; $7 for ages 6-12 and free for younger children. Call 392-7151 or go to bongheritagecenter.org.

WORLD OF ACCORDIONS MUSEUM, Harrington Arts Center, 1401 Belknap St., Superior, features antiques, history, rarities, collections and exhibits. Admission: $10. Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Wednesday. Call 395-ARTS (2787).

SPLIT ROCK LIGHTHOUSE visitor center only, through winter, 3713 Split Rock Lighthouse Road, Two Harbors, open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Monday. Free. Call (218) 226-6372.

CHILDREN'S DISCOVERY MUSEUM features interactive science exhibits at 2727 U.S. Highway 169 S., Grand Rapids. Admission: $6, includes admission to the Judy Garland Museum. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Call (866) 236-5437.

JUDY GARLAND MUSEUM, 2727 U.S. Highway 169 S., Grand Rapids, features restored 1925 childhood home of Judy Garland, gallery showcasing "Wizard of Oz" movie costumes, props and personal effects, and mementos. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Admission: $6, free for ages 1 and younger. Call (800) 664-5839.

PAULUCCI SPACE THEATRE offers these shows at 1502 E. 23rd St., Hibbing. Tickets: $4 for adults, $3 for seniors and students, and free for ages 4 and younger. Call (218) 262-6720, (218) 262-6718 or go to spacetheatre.hibbing.edu.

* Tuesday Morning Special, 10 a.m. first and third Tuesday of each month.

* Children's program, "The Little Star that Could," 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

* "Wednesday Night Sky Show," 7 p.m. Wednesday. Free.

* "Jane Goodall's Wild Chimpanzees," 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

* "Destination: Pluto," 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

CABLE NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM offers Carnivore Cafe, a 1950s diner with taxidermic mounts, 43570 Kavanaugh St., Cable. Features hands on Discovery Station to explore phenomena of the natural world using all senses. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Free. Call (715) 798-3890.

SEEKING ARTISTS

EPILEPSY FOUNDATION OF MINNESOTA seeks entries for 2007 Brainstorm Art Collection. Open to anyone, any age that has been diagnosed with epilepsy and/or a seizure disorder. Entries accepted through today. Go to efmn.org or call (800) 779-0777, ext. 2310.

CHEQUAMEGON BAY ART'S COUNCIL seeks entries for "It's All About Food," a community art show featuring original art work in 2D or 3D of fruits, vegetables, pastries and cakes, landscapes, portraits or any subject dealing with food. The show opens on March 8 at Washburn Cultural Center. Go to cbayarts.org or e-mail cbayarts.org for registration form. Entry fee: $10. Deadline: Today. Call (715) 373-2691 or (715) 373-2670.

LAKE SUPERIOR COLLEGE seeks artists for public art project for the new Academic and Student Services addition on its main campus. Open to all artists or artist teams, working in any media. Go to lsc.edu/PublicArt for details. Application deadline: Monday.

37TH ANNUAL PARK POINT ART FAIR seeks visual artists for June 23-24, Park Point Recreation Area. Call 428-1916 or e-mail carlajake@clearwire.net for application form. Registration deadline: Wednesday.

NORTHWIND DRUM AND BUGLE CORPS seeks musicians. Practices are 7 p.m. every Wednesday, beginning March 14, American Legion, 5802 Grand Ave. W. Call 628-2181 or 626-7292.

DULUTH SUPERIOR AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION seeks artists to submit one piece of art that represents the "creative class" of the Twin Ports community. Artwork should address talent, tolerance, technology and territory and be illustrative of the skill and talent of our population and workforce, the diversity of our community, our entrepreneurial spirit and the authenticity of our "place." All forms of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography and graphic art are eligible. Call 726-0232 or e-mail jumber@dsacommunityfoundation.com . Registration deadline: 5 p.m. March 16.

ENVIRONMENTAL AND ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCE FAIR AND GARBAGE SCULPTURE CONTEST submissions are wanted for Earth Day Event on April 25 at Lake Superior Zoo, 7210 Fremont St. Open to individuals and small groups of up to three people in grades K-12 or equivalent. Registration deadline: March 31. Go to lszoo.org or call 723-3748.

TOWN OF MARBLE seeks former residents to help celebrate its Centennial on July 5-6, 2008. For details, go to marblecentennial.com. or call (218) 247-7653.

THEATER

"ANNIE, GET YOUR GUN," by R & H Theatricals, 7 p.m. today through Saturday and March 9-10 as well as 2 p.m. March 11, Reif Center, 720 N.W. Conifer Drive, Grand Rapids. Tickets: $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students or $5 for March 11 matinee. Call (218) 327-5780 or go to reifcenter.org.

"RUDDIGORE," Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera, by Renegade Comedy Theatre, 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday and March 9-10 as well as 2 p.m. Sunday, Scottish Rite Auditorium, 4 W. Second St. Tickets: $15 for adults, $12 for students and seniors. Call 722-6775, (888) 722-6627 or go to RenegadeComedy.org.

"THE GIN GAME," by the Wine & Dine Players, 6 p.m. seating, 7:45 performances Thursday-Saturday as well as noon seating and 1:45 p.m. performance Sunday, beginning Friday through April 1, the Shack Dinner Theatre, 3301 Belknap St., Superior. Tickets: $30 for evening and $25 for matinee. Call 392-9836 for required reservations.

"HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL," by Drummond School District, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Drummond School Auditorium. Tickets: $5 for adults, $3 for students. Call (715) 739-6231, ext. 322.

"ANDROCLES AND THE LION," 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday as well as 2 p.m. Sunday, Experimental Theatre, UWS. Tickets: $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students, $5 for ages 12 and younger and $1 for UWS students. Call 394-8380.

"LIFE IS A DREAM," 7:30 p.m. March 8-10 and March 20-24 as well as 2 p.m. March 25, Dudley Experimental Theatre, UMD. Tickets: $13 for adults, $10 for seniors and students and $6 for UMD students and children. Call 726-8561.

"SOUVENIR," 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, March 8-17, the Play Ground, 11 E. Superior St. Tickets: $10, available at the door beginning at 6 p.m. before each performance. Call 733-7555 or go to duluthplayground.org.

"ROOM TO ACT: A TEN STORY HOUSE," ten monologues in ten rooms with Jan Lee, Sally Kessler, Brooke Meleck, Jim Stowell, Janet Bewley, Liz Woodworth, Laurie Otis, Sue Masterson and Charlie Bur, 7 p.m. March 9-10, Chateau Boutin, Bayfield. Tickets: $40, includes food and wine. Call (715) 373-1194 for reservations. A fundraiser for Stagenorth.

"KIMBERLY AKIMBO," by Renegade Comedy Theatre, 7 p.m. March 15-17 and March 22-24, 222 E. Superior St. Tickets: $15 for adults, $12 for students and seniors. Call 722-6775 or go toRenegadeComedy.org.

"THE FROG PRINCE," by County Seat Theater Company, 7 p.m. weekdays and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sundays, March 15-18 and March 22-25, the Old Country Church Theater, County Road 61, Atkinson. Tickets: $12 for adults, $10 for children. Call 591-0049.

Send listings to: Entertainment Calendar, Duluth News Tribune newsroom, 424 W. First St., Duluth, MN 55802. Fax: (218) 720-4120. E-mail: calendars@duluthnews.com . Deadline is 10 p.m. Thursday, one week before publication.

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