Arts & Entertainment

by Brad Unangst Carver County News From an early age, Dan Petermeier has usually had stories to tell and the former Watertown resident preferred telling his tales with a pen. Beginning in elementary school and extending through his senior year, his interest and ability to create compelling narratives helped Petermeier develop a reputation as an [...]

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Who is the best cook in America? In a couple of months, it may very well be Marc Huebner of Waconia. Huebner is one of 16 home cooks from across the nation to be selected as a contestant for the new culinary competition series “America’s Best Cook,” which premieres on Food Network at 8 p.m. [...]

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Watertown-Mayer High School will present its spring play, “Murder’s In The Heir,” at 7 p.m. this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 10-12. The show is a comedic murder mystery where members of the audience vote at intermission for who they would like to be the murderer. In the play, Simon Starkweather has decided to leave [...]

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Suspense thriller author Todd Johnson will give a program at the Watertown City Hall on Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m. This program is sponsored by the Watertown Friends of the Library and is free of charge to the public. Johnson will speak about his two books and will be available to sign copies of [...]

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Standout Central High School musicians and singers performed for the Middle School students on last Thursday morning, highlights of the solo/ensemble competition of the Minnesota State High School League. The groups are under the direction of Central Choral Director Emily Dyess. The event challenges students to learn pieces of music for competition that are designed [...]

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The Waconia Area Community Band (WACB) is a great opportunity for adults who play instruments to continue playing music. New members are always welcome to join conductor Nick VanDuzee and the ever-growing ensemble. So dust off your brass, woodwinds or percussion, and join us. No auditions are needed. Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings from 7:45 to [...]

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