Theater & music

  • Arts in Door County

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  • Summer nights in Solon Springs

    Just two miles from the start of the Bois Brule, another famous river flows in the opposite direction. It's the St. Croix, flowing out of Upper St. Croix Lake and toward the Mississippi River. The two rivers are separated by a continental divide but became an important water highway for Indians, explorers and fur traders. Today, their two-mile portage trail is part of the North Country National Scenic Trail and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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  • Summer on stage

    In vacation hubs all across the region, summer theaters are launching another season of delicious escapism. With corps of enthusiastic young actors drawn from all over the nation, they’ll put on Neil Simon, Shakespeare, Agatha Christie and the bouncy musicals vacationers love — "Little Shop of Horrors,’’ "Fiddler on the Roof,'' "Spamalot.'' Light-hearted plays for light-hearted days — it's a formula that works.

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  • Music on the Mississippi

    In southeast Minnesota, along the Mississippi and in its bluffs, folk and roots music has found a home far from the bright lights of the big city.

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  • In winter, it's play time

    In winter, the stage is set for skiers and snowmobilers. So there’s no reason to treat winter as a tragedy — unless you’ve got tickets for  “Othello,’’ of course.

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