BRIEFS - Amy Grant tour celebrates 25 years in biz

MINNEAPOLIS -- Tickets are now on sale for a concert by Amy Grant Sept. 22 at Northrop Auditorium in Minneapolis.

Grant is touring in celebration of her 25th year in the music business. She has had hits on both the pop and Christian charts, and has sold 22 million records. Hits include "Baby, Baby," "Next Time I Fall" and "I Will Remember You."

Tickets are $29.50 at the door, $24.50 in advance, through Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 252-1010, and on the Internet at

Comedians gather for Treasure Island show

RED WING -- Treasure Island Resort and Casino will present Scott Hansen's Comedy For Big Kids -- Wild Bill's Comedy Safari at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tuesday.


The adult comedy show stars comedians Bob Larson, Dave Mordal and "Wild" Bill Bauer and will feature humor on every topic from "rednecks" to the new millennium.

Tickets are free for guests with Island Passport Club cards and $8 for general admission. For more information, call 1-800-222-7077, ext. 2297.

Open house set for mural artist

Mural artist Greg Wimmer is at it again, this time at the Gilded Star Gallery.

Wimmer's murals can be seen throughout Rochester, including the KROC building, the Holiday Inn south lobby, the Cornerstone Real Estate Investment office on north Broadway and the entryway of Resurrection Lutheran School.

Find out what he's working on now at an open house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Gilded Star Gallery, 324 S. Broadway.

Attendees will be invited to ask questions about mural art, from the process of hiring a professional to the business of painting murals.

Robin Rehm, a mural art consultant with, will conduct a slide show of murals at 11 a.m.


The event is free.

For more information, call (507) 535-7572.

Performance for hearing-impaired

LANESBORO -- An American Sign Language-interpreted performance of "The Emperor of the Moon" will be presented at 2 p.m. Sunday by the Commonweal Theatre Co. in Lanesboro.

Patrons in need of an ASL interpreter will receive a 50-percent discount on the regular ticket prices of $15 for adults, $14 for senior citizens and $7 for students.

For reservations, call 1-800-657-7025, or (507) 467-2525.

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