Hairspray Will Play at MSU in July

Hairspray will take stage at Minnesota State University, Mankato for several July dates, running July 10-12 and 16-19, put on by Department of Theatre & Dance at MSU, according to the St. Peter Herald.


Rockin By the River is Back

Rockin By The River in Mankato

Mankato’s iconic event is back! On Saturday, June 28 the Barefoot Winos and the Mankato Symphony will take the stage at Riverfront Park. The Winos are one of Mankato’s most popular blues bands and will be sure to delight the crowd. The MSO will play lighter pops fare, including some patriotic favorites and some brand new movie and TV theme music. Listen closely because we’ll ask you to name that theme!

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Debuts


A few months ago, Mankato Mosaic director Greg Abbott asked NUACT's Paul Warshauer about lighting for a show in a Mankato parking ramp. Warshauer, whose family has been in the parking business since 1929 jumped at the opportunity! The result of those discussions will be seen this weekend in Mankato and in New Ulm.


City Wide Garage Sales in Mapleton This Weekend

City Wide Garage Sales in Mapleton are this Friday and Saturday! There is also a Vendor & Craft fair at the Fire Station on Saturday.


Mankato Comedy's Last Show in Mankato at Busters

Dwight York, presented by Mankato Comedy and Slanted Magazine Southern MInnesota Arts and Culture

Mankato Comedy has had a good run, with performances twice per month for a year at the Mankato Event Center, but due to a lack of financing for the last show of the year there the local comedy business made a change of venue to Busters Bar for their final performance, featuring Dwight York and hosted by Zack Kolars.

Join Slanted Mag at Busters for Mankato Comedy's last show of the year at 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 8. Come out to the show with a friend or come in style by getting a group VIP table. Call 612-460-5851 for more information.

Dwight York


Murder at the Speakeasy in Fairmont

The year is 1929 and liquor is illegal throughout the country. Where there is a will there is a way so locals smuggle the hootch from Welcome, MN in water proof caskets down Lily Creek to George Lake, through a tunnel at Ward Park past Hobo Camp then, in the dead of night, by wagon to the Red Rock Speakeasy.


Mankato Comedy April 10 Features Poolos, Maddock, Kolars and Kerkman at Mankato Event Center

Mankato Comedy Presents Mark Poolos.

Mankato Comedy will be presenting their show on April 10 that features the big fella Mark Poolos, Chris Maddock, local Mankato Comedy host Zack Kolars and guest comic Alex Kerkman live at the Mankato Event Center in the Mankato Place Mall downtown.

New Mankato Comedy Video

Check out the new video from Mankato Comedy!

Mankato Mosaic: April Fools’ Show has bigger stars, more comedy – and that’s no joke!

Cabaret Le Ruse’s “Fool Me Once” will feature musicians Billy Steiner, Ron Arsenault and Dave Pengra. And the comedy skits keep coming as the troupe performs its April Fools show 8 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at the Arts Center of St. Peter and 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 1 at the Mankato Event Center.


Comedian Michael Harrison Comes to Kato for Live Standup Comedy Show at Mankato Event Center

Michael Harrison, standup comedy in Mankato March 2014

Don't miss Mankato Comedy's next show at the Mankato Event Center on Thursday, March 13 at 8 p.m. Michael Harrison will be swinging through Mankato on his way from Toronto, Ontario. Mankato Comedy's Zack Kolars will be hosting again, along with members of Mankato Comedy and Maverick Comedy Club.