School of Rock Concert

Wirth Center for the Performing Arts presents

School of Rock Concert

Thursday August 6, 7:00

All tickets: $7

The Wirth Center for the Performing Arts presents their School of Rock concert!  Local teen rock musicians, under the direction of central Minnesota’s best rock artists, show their stuff with professional sound, lighting and special effects.  Our eleventh year concert promises to deliver another stellar evening of celebrating our community’s exceptional youth.


Shock Illusionist Dan Sperry

The Paramount Theatre presents

Shock Illusionist Dan Sperry

Saturday August 8, 7:30

All tickets: $18
Groups (20+): $1 off

With millions of hits on YouTube and hundreds-of-thousands of loyal online followers Dan Sperry the Anti-Conjuror has become a social media phenomenon and one of the most sought after live performers working today.

His totally unique style of shock illusion initially captured the imagination of his fans. It is his hilariously eccentric and shocking routines that have grown his popularity across the globe.

Direct from his world tour and the star of the #1 best selling magic show in Broadway history Shock Illusionist Dan Sperry the Anti-Conjuror is coming to St. Cloud’s Paramount Theatre August 8th for a one night only event you won’t want to miss!  Awarded as “Most Original Magician” and twice voted “Most Cutting Edge Magic.” You’ve seen his viral videos take over the Internet and his appearances on FOX, TLC, and America’s Got Talent. Now it is your turn to experience his unique brand of magic LIVE – just keep telling yourself it’s only an illusion…

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The juried exhibition will kick off the Paramount season and celebrate the variety and skill of artists in Central Minnesota.  The show will be held in Gallery Saint Germain, the Paramount Lobbies and Studio C.  The Gallery Saint Germain will house the larger three dimensional works as well as selected two dimensional work that works best with the sculptural pieces. The lobbies will house the two dimensional works that show best together for that space. The Studio C space will house work entered in the student category. Awards will be given for each category and awards will be dived between the categories. There will be two solo exhibitions for Gallery Saint Germain awarded to two artists. The exhibition will run for six weeks during September -October and be highlighted during our season opening Gala celebration.

Submissions are accepted August 1st – 15th. There is an entry fee of $30 for up to 3 works for Established artists, 10$ for emerging artists and free for people under the age of 18. There will be awards of $450, $350, $200, $200, and $100.

  • Rules

    Rules for entry

    -Open to all Minnesota artists of all skill levels and ages
    -Open to 2-D, 3-D and other media
    -Artists may submit up to 3 works for consideration and up to 2 images for each piece. (one complete photo plus one detail or alternate angle)
    -All artwork must be available for sale and available during the time of exhibition.
    -The artwork exhibited must be the same pieces submitted for consideration.
    -The artwork entered should be prepared for professional display (which means they must be suitably framed, wired with a central hanging system and wire across the back of framed piece) and not so fragile as to be potentially dangerous to the work or others when shipped/displayed/handled with reasonable care.
    -Artists are responsible for cost of shipping selected works to the Paramount. Artists are responsible for their own insurance for shipping to the Paramount and during the time the artwork resides there. The Paramount will assume cost and shipping insurance for the return of any unsold work.
    -For good image quality and a fast upload your image files should be sized at no larger than 2500×4200 pixels or 300 dpi
    -Any 2-D work cannot exceed 60 inches in any dimensions, including the frame and should not exceed 30 lbs in weight.
    -Any 3-D work cannot exceed 6’x3′ wide in any direction and if it weighs more than 50 lbs the artist mu install the piece.  


    – Submissions to this show will only be accepted through the form on this page
    – Submissions must be received online by midnight or August 15th, 2015

    Entry Fee

    – The cost of entering is $30  for up to 3 pieces for Established Artists
    – $10 for up to 3 pieces for Emerging artists
    – and free for students under 18


    From the successful entrants, prizes will be given in the amounts of:


    Sales commission

    Artists will receive 60% commission of their work sold during exhibition, while GSG will retain 40%. 

    Exhibition Schedule:

    By applying all applicants agree to the following schedule if selected to exhibit:

    Applications Due: August 15th 2015

    Entrants notified of jury results by e-mail no later than August 25th. Work to be received by the Paramount  by September 4th. Works exhibited from September 14 to October 25.

  • Submission Form