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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 ...

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Chris Stroschein, a local country singer and songwriter will be performing at The Arlene prior to the performance of “Boom” for its final weekend.

‘Boom’ goes the music

Audiences are raving about ‘Boom’, the compelling and controversial play performed by the Mouse River Players. Described by director Joe Koppinger as a modern day Adam and Eve story, ‘Boom’ is a dark comedy that focuses on the interactions of Jo, a female journalist played by Ashley ...

Western Plains Opera to perform “Fiddler on the Roof”

Mark McQuade, the general director of the Western Plains Opera is delighted to present the legendary musical, “Fiddler on the Roof,” Thursday, Jan. 26- Sunday, Jan. 29 at Ann Nicole Nelson Hall at MInot State University. During the large scale musical, audience members will experience ...

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Known for their electrifying stage presence and spirited vocals, Even5 will perform at The Grand tomorrow for the 3rd Annual Cause to Rock to Benefit the Domestic Violence Crisis Center.

Even5 to play at benefit for domestic violence

Even5 continues to rise by delivering spirited vocals and electrifying performances. Known for their comical costumes, Even5 is serious about providing a good time and an exciting show. From 8 p.m.- midnight at The Grand on North Hill Minot, Even5 will perform crowd favorites ranging from ...

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Minot Symphony Association names interim president

For Christine Baumann, music is more than a passion, it’s a personal gift that creates community connections. From Minnesota to Hong Kong, Baumann’s ability to play the viola has opened several doors for performance and leadership. Recently, the Minot Symphony Association named Baumann ...

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Joe Andrus, left, the upright bass player for Wild Hands, performs with Jeremiah James.

Jeremiah James, Wild Hands to play at Otis & James

Rising country stars Jeremiah James and the Wild Hands will give a New Year’s Eve performance at Otis & James in downtown Minot. Starting at 8:30 p.m., audiences can anticipate the sounds of blazing rhythm sections, lively vocals and a unique brand of country music. “We’re ...

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Throughout Antiques, Arts & Angels’ establishment, candles, literature, children’s books along with natural essential oils and stones are sold to promote personal healing and improved mood.

New energy for the new year

Before 2016 comes to a close, Minot residents can welcome the new year with a renewed personal energy and the hope of stronger connections to others. Tonight, from 6- 8 p.m., Lori Jenson-Lashman, the owner of Antiques, Arts and Angels, is hosting a class called ‘Energy for Life, The Pure ...

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Steve Veikley, a Minot resident and a U.S. Army veteran will perform Taps alongside the American Legion Saturday at the Wreaths Across America ceremony held at Rosehill Memorial Park.

Honoring sacrifice and protecting tradition

Saturday morning, Minot residents will gather at Rosehill Memorial Park and place wreaths on the headstones of fallen military members. For those in attendance, Christmas Eve will be a solemn occassion that honors the memory and sacrifices made by brave men and women. Before the ceremony ...

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Country music star Easton Corbin will perform at 4 Bears on Dec. 30 at 7 p.m.

Easton Corbin to perform at 4 Bears

Rising star and country music sensation Easton Corbin plans to celebrate the new year at the 4 Bears Casino Event Center on Dec. 30, at 7 p.m. The three-time American Country Award winning artist looks forward to entertaining audiences with his two No. 1 singles “A Little More Country Than ...

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Families listen to Danielle Sweeney as she reads “The Polar Express” Tuesday evening at Main Street Books.

Polar Express Party excites readers

Main Street Books provided a dash of holiday excitement as it hosted “The Polar Express Party” Tuesday evening. More than 100 visitors attended the costume-laden event that featured Santa Claus, elves and a conductor. Aly Stoeckley, the manager of Main Street Books was delighted by the ...

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The All Seasons Arena, inside the North Dakota State Fair Center, will host a free skate Saturday, and Sunday.

Free public ice skating at All Seasons Arena

From 1 p.m.- 3 p.m., the public is invited to enjoy a weekend of free skating at the All Seasons Arena-North Dakota State Fair Center Saturday and Sunday. Beth Feldner, marketing director for the North Dakota State Fair, believes free skating is an exciting opportunity for the Minot ...

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Lindsey Eliasen is a division finalist in the Music Teachers National Association Young Artist Performance Competition.

Minot saxophonist on the rise

Lindsey Eliasen, a Williston, North Dakota native, will travel to Boulder, Colorado in January to compete as a Division Finalist in the Young Artist Woodwind Performance Competition. Eliasen, the daughter of Lisa and Arden Blekestad and Andy and Tawnya Eliasen, earned this opportunity after ...

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MSO makes Christmas Magic

Folk-inspired opera accompanied by magnificent ensembles of English, Russian and American holiday classics will bring joy to audiences as the Minot Symphony Orchestra performs “Holiday Pops” Saturday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. Concert-goers are invited to enjoy the dynamic “Snow Maiden” by ...

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The Taube Museum of Art will feature 132 pieces created by local artist and rising talent Tyler Loeffler.

Utilitarian Ceramic exhibit featured at Taube

Audiences are raving about the Utilitarian Ceramic Exhibition created by local artist Tyler Loeffler. Through Dec. 23, visitors of the Taube Museum of Art can witness the captivating, functional and astounding works of Loeffler’s ceramic showcase. Nancy Walter, executive director of the ...

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Eric Furuseth and Pamela Hopkins-Cornwell will reprise their roles as lord and lady of the manor at the Renaissance Christmas Feast.

Renaissance Christmas Feast opens holiday season

Most people celebrate the holidays with Christmas trees and twinkle lights. The Minot Chamber Chorale welcomes the season with a boar’s head and wassail bowl. The chorale will present its 44th Renaissance Christmas Feast Dec. 1, 2 and 3 at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-Riverside. Tickets are ...

Fast-talking ‘Gilmore Girls’ returns; mad binging forecast

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The familiar voices float softly from a black screen, as if in a dream. There's Luke, gruffly: "How many cups have you had this morning?" And this parent-child banter: "Did you do something slutty?" Rory teasingly asks her mom. "I'm not THAT happy," shoots back ...