Arts & Entertainment

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Throughout their masterful showcase, the Minot Chamber Chorale will perform spirited vocals that captures the dynamic spectrum of human emotions ranging from Alice Parker’s “Heavenly Hurt: Songs of Love and Loss” to Rene Clausen’s “Festival Te Deum.”

Singing the classics

Melodic vocals accompanied by spirited rhythms and harmonies will resonate throughout Ann Nicole Nelson Hall, as the Minot Chamber Chorale presents “A Classical Masterpiece Concert” Sunday, Feb. 26 at Minot State University. Throughout their masterful showcase, concertgoers can anticipate ...

Biennial Photography Exhibition open at Taube Museum

The Taube Museum of Art Main Gallery is featuring the Biennial Photography Exhibition, Feb. 14 - March 30. This exhibition was open to all Minot and surrounding photographers, professional and non-professional alike. To submit works in this exhibition, photographers must be 18 years of ...

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The Magic City Playmakers and Thespian Troupe 791 presents “The Man Who Came to Dinner,” tonight-Saturday, Feb. 18. Slapstick comedy paired with humorous romance will grace the stage of Arvel Graving Theater as the cast dedicates their performance to Alphonse Koenigsman.

Romantic comedy at Arvel Graving Theater

Slapstick comedy paired with humorous romance will grace the stage of Arvel Graving Theater, tonight- Sunday, Feb. 19 during the production of “The Man Who Came to Dinner,” by the Magic City Playmakers and Thespian Troupe 791. Set in a luxurious mansion, a family keeps the company of a ...

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Minot’s Heritage Singers prepare for tonight’s Variety Show, from 5-7 p.m. at The Vegas Motel.

Heritage Singers Variety Show returns to Minot

The Vegas Motel will feature the powerful vocal prowess of the Heritage Singers during their 44th Annual Variety Show, tonight to Saturday, Feb. 18, at 5 p.m. Concertgoers can anticipate both a live and silent auction while enjoying a spaghetti dinner as they listen to Minot’s popular ...

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Jan Clark, a member of the Minot Prairie Quilt Guild welcomes everyone to explore the works of Minot area 

Captivating quilts

Stories of astonishing artistry and personal passion are being told by Minot area quilters during the Annual Quilt Display from today through Feb. 25 at the Minot Public Library. Throughout the display, visitors can view modern quilts inspired by a Japanese motif while celebrating traditional ...

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Guitaring sensation Aaron Fuller will be one of two musical guest performing at the Magic City Jazz Fest, Friday at 7 p.m.

Magic City Jazz Fest returns

Finger-snapping swing and toe-tapping bee-bop will resonate across Ann Nicole Nelson Hall as Minot-area schools perform popular jazz classics Friday at 7 p.m. This year’s Magic City Jazz Fest is hosted by Minot State University and will feature world-renowned trumpeter Larry Griffin ...

Kari Jenks

Hitting all the right notes

At 16 years of age, Kari Jenks is hitting all the right notes while inspiring both peers and young children to explore the timeless world of classical music. Saturday, Feb. 18, Jenks, a junior at Minot High School, will give a solo performance as she shares the stage with the Minot Symphony ...

Time to warm up

What better way to spend a chilly Saturday than with friends, surrounded by art, and enjoying mouth-watering soups! The Taube Museum of Art in Minot will be hosting its 10th annual Soup It Up! fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Grand Hotel. Soup will be served from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.  ...

The Atlantic Rhythm Section will perform Saturday, Feb. 4, during the “Rock of the ’70’s at 4 Bears Casino & Lodge”.

Bringing southern soul

As one of the hardest working bands from Georgia, the Atlanta Rhythm Section’s impact on music is everlasting. With nearly 50 years of musicality, the Atlanta Rhythm Section beams with high-spirited blues, free flowing rock and soul stirring ballads. Classic hits include “So Into ...

Comedy returns to The Vegas

Tonight, The Vegas Motel will feature comedic sensations Miss Shannan Paul and Wayne Burfeind. Bringing laughs by way of Minnesota, each are loaded with hilarious observations ranging from parenting and athletics to relationships and careers. Described as a self-labeled geek, Miss Shannan ...

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Pam Carswell, the Minot Public Library teen librarian, invites teenagers to create stained glass jars, today, at the Minot Public Library from 4-5 p.m.

Crafts for teens

Teenagers are welcomed to design stained glass jars at the Minot Public Library, today, from 4-5 p.m. Paint brushes, Mason jars, markers and thin bands of copper are some of the creative tools available to perspective artists. Pam Carswell, the Minot Public Library teen librarian, is ...

Souris Valley Golf Course hosts second annual Winterfest

Cornholing, scavenger hunts and animal encounters will be featured at the second annual Winterfest on Sunday,  from 2-6 p.m. Snow enthusiasts can explore the wintery transformation of the Souris Valley Golf Course before enjoying the warmth of a bonfire and a cup of hot cocoa. Elly ...

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Cast members of “Fiddler on the Roof” rehearse a dance scene for tonight’s performance.

Tradition! Fiddler on the Roof opens tonight

Tonight, the highly anticipated “Fiddler on the Roof” will open at Ann Nicole Nelson Hall. Starting at 7:30 p.m., concertgoers can experience the timeless story of family and tradition with themes of comedy and tragedy. Mark McQuade, the general director of the Western Plains Opera, ...

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Members of the Nodakords rehearse Tuesday night at First Lutheran Church in Minot.

Nodakords turn 50

Dapper hats, snappy outfits and sophisticated vocals complete the dashing style of the Nodakords. Over the course of 50 years, audiences have been captivated by the four-part harmony and debonair dance steps of Minot’s barbershop group. From the North Dakota State Fair to surrounding area ...

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Christopher Rainey, left, and Christine'a Rainey, subjects of the new documentary "Quest," which premiered Saturday night at the Sundance Film Festival.

Sundance doc ‘Quest’ reveals the true isolation at poverty’s core

“Quest,” a documentary which premiered at Sundance Film Festival on Saturday night, and it is not a stylized, tidy Hollywood offering. Its beauty is harsh. Its plot twists are often cruel, and the poverty it depicts can feel suffocating. Yet the film and its subjects are resilient. ...

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Al Gore appears in “An Inconvenient Sequel” by Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk, an official selection of the Documentary Premieres program at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute.

New documentary shows Al Gore hasn’t given up on climate concerns

Al Gore is the primary focus of “An Inconvenient Sequel,” but the new documentary, which debuted Thursday at the Sundance Film Festival, doesn’t feel like a vanity project. Gore and his relentless passion to communicate the dangers of climate change and enact policy to diminish its ...

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TOP: Award winning caller Roger McNeil is known for his melodic voice and entertaining patter. McNeil will bring his flair for mixing traditional square dance with various genres of music to the Moose Lodge.

Swing your partner dosey doe

The Moose Lodge is inviting square dance enthusiast to enjoy a weekend of friendship and dance with award-winning caller Roger McNeil, Friday, Jan. 20- Saturday, Jan. 21. Lessons begin 7:30-10 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday with a fee of $25 per person. Cyndee Beutler, an organizer ...