“The Fetching Ball”, Can Do Canines Gala, November 12, 2016


Annual Gala for Can Do Canines, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities by creating mutually beneficial partnerships with specially trained dogs.

Saturday, November 12, 2016
6 – 9 pm

Minneapolis Marriott NW
7025 Northland Dr. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN
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Cave Run Storytelling Festival, Morehead, KY, September 23 & 24, 2016

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Presenting the 18th Annual
Cave Run Storytelling Festival
September 23 & 24, 2016

Join America’s most beloved storytellers in a beautiful mountain lakeside setting. Let these talented artists take you to other times and places through the art of storytelling. Stories from a variety of regions and cultures are told in large tents on the shore of Cave Run Lake at the Twin Knobs Recreation Area in the Daniel Boone National Forest, eight miles west of Morehead, Kentucky.

Featured Festival Tellers

Geraldine Buckley
Diane Ferlatte
Josh Goforth
Kevin Kling

Baba Jamal Koram
Bil Lepp
Kim Weitkamp
Twin Knobs Campground
5195 KY HWY 801 SOUTH
Morehead KY 40351


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Breaking New Ground Evening, Minneapolis, MN, June 2, 7 pm

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It’s time to break new ground. Time to explore new territory…. together.

Spend an engaging evening with long-time friends and storytellers Matthew Sanford, Kevin Kling, and Patricia Francisco.  Together they’ll share stories about life, about wonder, about healing, and about becoming –  all with a “just right” mix of tenderness, humor, and music.  This is GENERAL ADMISSION, donation based event (suggested $20) with proceeds supporting the non-profit work of Mind Body Solutions. There will be a cash bar on site and plenty of good conversation to go around…

JUNE 2  /  7:00 PM  /  INTERNATIONAL MARKET SQUARE  – 275 Market Street •  MPLS, MN (see map)



29th Annual Storytelling Festival, Ann Arbor, MN, February 27 – 29, 2016

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  • Doors Open: 7:00 pm
  • Show Starts: 7:30 pm
  • Ticket Price: $20

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Wide Spot Performing Arts Center, Stockholm, WI, November 14, 2015

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On Saturday, November 14 @ 7pmthe widely celebrated playwright, storyteller, NPR commentator and legendary Kevin Kling will grace our very own WideSpot stage with his hilarious and often tender autobiographical tales about hopping freight trains, getting struck by lightning, performing his banned play in Czechoslovakia and, despite all that excitement, finding time to grow up in Minnesota.

Joining Kling will be Minneapolis-based theater actress, composer, vocalist and accordionista Simone Perrin, who has been featured on A Prairie Home Companion. Kling and Perrin collaborate to create a performance that covers a range of humor, tenderness and music.

A not-to-be-missed event, we recommend ordering your tickets early, then prepare for an utterly captivating evening.

Tickets — advance sales:  $20
Tickets — at the door:  $23 (ticket availability at the door is not guaranteed)


Buy Tickets

  • Online: at link below
  • By phone: Leave a message at 715-307-8941. We’ll call you back ASAP.
  • By mail:  Send 7 days in advance to WideSpot Performing Arts, PO Box 600, Stockholm, WI  54769

For more information on WideSpot events, please call 715-307-8941 or email us

Please note: WideSpot is not wheelchair accessible. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Kevin Kling

Kevin Kling