Here are our 2014 Special Events and Performances
January Thaw, Featuring Transit Authority
Saturday, January 25, 7:00pm
Sponsored by Affinity Plus Credit Union Faribault
$15 for members and $20 for non members
Don’t miss the hottest ticket of the winter and the best group outing of the season! Dance off the winter blues with an evening filled of unbelievable live music from The Premier Tribute band to the Music of CHICAGO
What A Wonderful World
Friday, February 7 2pm
Combing the talents of David Eicholz and Ted Manderfeld from Deuces Wild Dueling Pianos, What a Wonderful world features beloved musical standards, spirituals and sing-alongs liberally sprinkled with comedy, costumes, and wit! “Over the Rainbow,” “Tennessee Waltz,” “16 Tons,” “Amazing Grace,”“America the Beautiful,” “What a Wonderful World” and many more. The perfect afternoon group outing for the seldom catered to senior in YOUR life!
Deuces Wild Dueling Pianos
Friday, February 7, 7:30 pm
Sponsored by American Family Insurance, Barton Jackson Agency, Faribault.
$19 for members and $24 for non members
After a SOLD OUT Show in 2013 Deuces Wild! Dueling Pianos is back and continues to defy all the expectations and experiences of a dueling piano show. Dave & Ted take you on a variety class act adventure, where you will pave the way to a wild and zany night of pure entertainment. Whether twenty five or eighty five, you are guaranteed to be on your feet and part of the action!
Comedian C. Willi Myles
Saturday, April 26, 2013 8:00 pm
Sponsored by American Mortgage & Equity Consultants Inc. Chis Bednar.
$17 for members $22 for non members
“YEAH I SAID THAT!” C. Willi Myles returns home to the Paradise for his Annual Spring Show. Willi tells extremely funny non-offensive stories and jokes and gives a unique spin to life’s everyday challenges by applying humor to them. Referred to as “America’s Everyday Comedian,” Willi is truly comedy at its best.
Kellen Marson, Comedic Hypnotist
Saturday, June 7th - 8:00pm
$17 for members $22 for non members
Award-Winning Comedy Hypnotist, Hypnotherapist, and U.S. Army Veteran, Kellen Marsen’s unique ability to weave humor, motivation, and inspiration into a truly unforgettable hysterical show has made Kellen one of the country’s most sought after Comedic Hypnotist. Great ready to kick off summer laughing.
Tonic Sol Fa
Saturday, August 16th 7:30pm
$17 for Members, $22 for Non Members
After a sold out show in 2013 Tonic Sol Fa is back with thier Award Winnina A Capella!!!
The New York Times describes Tonic Sol-fa’s sound as “A vocal kaleidoscope…unique to the human voice.” Improvisational and passionate music combined with cutting-edge stage presence is the benchmark by which critics and fans agree: nobody does it like Tonic Sol-fa. Don’t miss out again this year!
Patrick Dewane’s, ACCIDENTAL HERO
Friday, August 29th 7:30pm
$17 Members / $22 Non Members
Patrick Dewane’s grandfather refused to tell stories about his service in WW II, yet when he died his basement yielded a trope of typewritten accounts, photos and rare film footage. Dewane brings this archival material to glowing life in a one-man, multimedia show that offers an enthralling, humorous and heartwarming tale of miraculous escapes and astonishing coincidences. He takes on a dozen different roles as he powerfully recounts his grandfather’s journey through the Battle of the Bulge, the liberation of Czechoslovakia and the poignant re-discovery of his own roots.
Fourth Annual Wine Women and Comedy
Saturday, November 8th 7:00pm
Featuring SONGBLAST, Dueling Guitars$17 for Members $22 for non members
Ladies, it’s Girls Night Out and Pat Balder and Glen Everhart are ready to battle each other in the ultimate duel for your laughter. Kick off those heels, grab a glass of wine, let that hair down and get ready for two guitars, two killer voices, & too much fun!
Pints & Vines: Fourth Annual Wall of Wine & Beer and Tasting Event.
Sponsored by Bauer’s Southside Liquors Saturday, March 1st at 7pm
Tickets are $17 for members $22 for non members
The only event in town where you could potentially Win a Wall of Wine and a Wall of Beer in the same night and Sample a variety of fine wines and handcrafted brews. Limited Tickets Available so get them early.
Fifth Annual Big Hats & Big Hearts Annual Auction for the Arts and Kentucky Derby Party.
Saturday, May 3rd 4pm-7pm. Tickets are $17 for Members and $22 for non members.
The Not-To-Be-Missed-Event of the spring. Join us for an afternoon of food, fashion, friends and fun and help rise the ever needed funding for future arts & education programming at Paradise Center. Take part in silent and live auctions and watch the greatest two minutes in sports. Enjoy all the festivities of the Kentucky Derby right here in Paradise.
Members Fall Wine Tasting
Sponsored by Haskell’s FaribaultThursday, November 6 at 7pm
Free Admission/Members Only Event
Paradise Center for the Arts Board of Directors, and Staff welcome all of its Members to its annual Holiday Wine Tasting. This event is our way of saying thank you for your loyal support throughout the year and your opportunity to order a variety of wines for your upcoming Holiday Gatherings.
Festival of Centerpieces
Free Open to the Public
Paradise Center for the Arts present the 2014 Festival of Centerpieces. One of a kind, handmade Centerpieces will be auctioned off. Bidding will start opening night, Thursday, November 13th from 5pm – 8pm. The silent Auction will close Saturday November 15th at 10pm during our Evening of Elegance.
These activities are made possible in part by a grant provided by the Minnesota State Arts Board through an appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature from the State’s general fund and its arts and cultural heritage fund with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.