BEST BETS Saturday, June 7

"You Should be Dancing," presented by the Jane Taylor Academy of Dance, will be at 7 p.m. in the Austin High School auditorium. Tickets: $5, at the door. Proceeds from the rose sale at the recital go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Sunday, June 8

Choice Opry Show will be presented on the Cyrus and Marian Hanson farm on Minnesota Highway 43 in Choice. The old-time music starts at 1 p.m. Freewill donation.

Wednesday, June 11

"Light of My Eyes," an Italian drama, will be shown as part of the continuing iFilm Series in the auditorium of the Rochester Public Library. Movie starts at 6 p.m. No cover.


Thursday, June 12

"Other People's Money," presented by the Commonweal Theatre Co., opens at 8 p.m. at the St. Mane Theatre, 206 Parkway N. in Lanesboro. The play continues through Oct. 26. Tickets: $15 adults, $7 students. Reservations: 1-800-657-7025 or e-mail:

Groove Dogs will play the blues at the Backstreet Pub, 1625 S. Broadway at the Comfort Inn in Rochester. Music starts at 9 p.m. Cover at the door. The Revelators play June 14.

Friday, June 13

"21a," a comedy about the Twin Cities bus route, runs through July 27 at the Stone Mill Dinner Theatre, 432 W. Mill St. in Cannon Falls. Tickets: $28.50 Friday and Saturday, $18 Sunday matinee.

Eddie Cochran Weekend, a rockin' 1950s-style summer will be celebrated June 13-15 in Albert Lea. A city-wide garage sale will be held June 14. There will also be a window decorating contest in downtown Albert Lea, a vintage car rally, and other 1950s-theme activities. Information: (507) 373-8003.

"One Last Train to Nowhere, or The Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men are Derailed at the Junction," opens Mantorville Theatre Company's 31st season of summer melodramas at the Opera House in Mantorville. Show runs at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays June 13-15, 20-22, 27-29. Tickets: $6 adults, $5 students and senior citizens. Reservations: (507) 635-5420. Information:

Saturday, June 14


"Dance for Life," featuring dancers from Janet Lang Dance Studio, will be at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Mayo Civic Center's Presentation Hall. Proceeds benefit the Southeast Minnesota Chapter of the American Red Cross. Tickets: $10 in advance at the dance studio, 2625 U.S. 14 West, and at the American Red Cross office, 310 14th St. S.E., or $12 at the door. Information: 287-2200.

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