Arts & Entertainment

by Wendy Schadewald Special to Sun Thisweek and the Dakota County Tribune Rating system:  (4=Don’t miss, 3=Good, 2=Worth a look, 1=Forget it) www.shortredheadreelreviews.com “American Hardcore” (R) (2) [Pervasive language, including sex and drug references.] [DVD only] — This interesting music documentary explores the hardcore punk rock scene between 1980 and 1986 through interview snippets with [...]

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Eagan Summer Theatre is bringing the fairy-tale splendor of “Shrek” to the stage of Eagan High School this month with a musical adaptation of the popular animated film. “Shrek: The Musical” runs  July 18-Aug. 2 and tickets can be purchased at www.eagan.k12.mn.us or by calling the box office at 651-683-6964. Children are invited to come [...]

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For 10 years, Cmdr. Dan Scheuermann of the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office worked the streets with Rajah, his narcotics detection dog. The black lab proved an able partner — between 1996 and 2006, Rajah assisted in more than 1,000 search warrants and detected more than $1 million in illegal drugs. Rajah also achieved national champion [...]

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Art exhibit deadline extended Artists still have a chance to submit their work to be considered for Dakota County’s fourth community art exhibit planned for display in county buildings beginning this October. The submission deadline has been extended to Aug. 29. Original, two-dimensional art can be submitted in one or both of the following categories: [...]

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To submit items for the Arts Calendar, email: darcy.odden@ecm-inc.com. Dance Rhythmic Circus: “Feet Don’t Fail Me Now,” 8 p.m. July 25 and 26, Ames Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville. Tickets: $30-$40 at Ticketmaster.com. Information: 952-895-4685. Events/festivals Middle Eastern Festival, July 18-20, St. George Orthodox Church, 1250 Oakdale Ave., West St. Paul. Information: www.mideastfest.com. Rosemount Leprechaun [...]

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