Arts and Entertainment

Lady Gaga, ‘Pokemon Go,’ Women’s March snag Webby Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga, "Pokemon Go" and January's Women's March among the winners of this year's Webby Awards. Gaga won a pair of Webbys for her high-tech tribute to David Bowie at last year's Grammys, which was produced in partnership with Intel. "Pokemon Go" was picked as best game ...

Martin Short strips down at environmental comedy benefit

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Martin Short stripped down to a nude bodysuit to perform a musical number and became a human bagpipe in the hands of a large, kilt-wearing man — all for the sake of the environment. Short was the multitalented master of ceremonies at "Stand Up! For the ...

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Mindblowing costumes, must-see collectables and festive contests will be presented at iMagicon, Friday, April 28- Sunday, April 30 at the Holiday Inn-Riverside in Minot.

iMagicon returns to Minot

iMagicon, Minot’s comic and gaming convention is back and expanding. With an eclectic focus on fandom, iMagicon has quickly grown to be a big attraction in the Magic City. Starting Friday, April 28 and running through Sunday, April 30, the Holiday Inn-Riverside will feature LAN parties, ...

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Minot State University’s principal cellist, Erick Anderson, will perform the most well-known and monumental cello concerto in the repertoire, “Dvorak’s Cello Concerto in B Minor,” during the Minot Symphony Orchestra’s production of “Storytellers,” Saturday, April 29.

The magic of ‘Storytellers’

A night of musical magic and spectacular stories awaits audiences as the Minot Symphony Orchestra closes out the 2016-2017 concert season with their production of “Storytellers,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29, in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall at Minot State University. Concertgoers can anticipate ...

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“Golden Pond,” by Minot photographer Steve Silseth, was awarded first place in the North Central Camera Club Club Council.

Picture Perfect

Minot-area photographer Steve Stilseth captured the eye and votes of the North Central Camera Club Council with his latest photo titled “Golden Pond.” Betty Nordstrom, a member of the Minot Camera Club, expressed excitement for Stilseth’s monumental victory. “Several members of the ...

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Singer, songwriter and Forum News Service/Minot Daily News columnist Jessie Veeder will showcase her latest book, “Coming Home,” before giving a live concert at The Taube Museum of Art, May 6 at 6:30 p.m.

Meet and greet Jessie Veeder

Columnist Jessie Veeder, whose Forum News Service column is a regular feature in Minot Daily News, has released a new book, “Coming Home,” a visual journey through the seasons that includes beautiful photography, poetry, recipes, stories and memories carefully handpicked from Veeder’s ...

In this image released by Hulu, Jessica Brown-Findlay portrays Charlotte Wells, an 18th-century prostitute in Hulu's drama series "Harlots." (Liam Daniel/Hulu via AP)

Lady Sybil no more: ‘Downton’ star shifts to ‘Harlots’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If there's any doubt that Jessica Brown-Findlay has left Lady Sybil of "Downton Abbey" far behind, consider a recent interview with her by phone from London. Findlay was discussing her role as Charlotte, an 18th-century prostitute in Hulu's drama series "Harlots," while ...

This image released by Discovery Channel shows a crane removing a pot from the stack as the Summer Bay crew sets its gear in "Deadliest Catch."  Climate change is one of the main characters in the new season of "Deadliest Catch," with the crab fishermen in one of Discovery's most enduring and popular shows forced to deal with a sudden warming of the Bering Sea that chases their prey into deeper, more dangerous water. The show's 13th season debuts Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET. (Discovery Channel via AP)

Climate change a character in Discovery’s ‘Deadliest Catch’

NEW YORK (AP) — Climate change is one of the main characters in the new season of "Deadliest Catch," with the crab fishermen in one of Discovery's most enduring and popular shows forced to deal with a sudden warming of the Bering Sea that chases their prey into deeper, more dangerous ...

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Minot’s WWI Memorial is located at Rosehill Memorial Park.

Remembering WWI

BY ALLAN BLANKS Staff Writer • ablanks@minotdailynews.com In an effort to preserve the legacy of World War I service members, the Ward County Historical Society is asking for Minot-area residents to take a personal moment of reflection, to honor the lives of more than 2 million American ...

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Minot State University Theater Arts Department presents “The Shape of Things,” tonight through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theater at Hartnett Hall, Minot State University.

MSU Theater presents romantic comedy ‘The Shape of Things’

The power of love will be on display in the romantic comedy titled “The Shape of Things,” presented tonight through Saturday by the Minot State University Theater Department at the Black Box Theater in Minot State University’s Hartnett Hall. Directed by Benjamin Weinert-Lishner, “The ...

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Foreigner’s Tom Gimbel looks forward to performing a saxophone solo during their popular hit “Urgent,” Saturday at 4 Bears Casino & Lodge.

Saturday night rock with Foreigner

Regarded as rock ’n’ roll royalty, Foreigner will grace 4 Bears Casino & Lodge Saturday at 7 p.m. To celebrate their 40th anniversary, the Songwriting Hall of Famers will perform popular hits “I Want To Know What Love Is,” “Cold As Ice,” “Feels Like The First Time,” and ...

Comedic sensation Drew Lynch sits beside his canine companion Stella as they bring their comedic tour to Ann Nicole Nelson Hall at Minot State University, Tuesday, April 4 at 7 p.m.

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Empowering the world with laughter

Across the country, audiences are quickly embracing Drew Lynch, a rising comedian with an uplifting story. From his extraordinary success on the hit television show “America’s Got Talent” to appearances on “The Dr. Oz Show,” Lynch is becoming a must-see quipster with a growing ...

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Minot Symphony Orchestra to showcase ‘Out of this World!’ sci-fi music

Feel the force as the Minot Symphony Orchestra takes on the empire in John Williams’ “Star Wars Suite,” Saturday, April 1, during their sensational showcase titled “Out of this World!” Starting at 7:30 p.m., concertgoers can experience an evening of sci-fi adventures as the MSO ...

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Fabric and ceramic monster by Rachel Alfaro; mugs by Kalyn Dewitt.

Mugs & monsters

The Northwest Art Center will host a public reception for artists Kalyn Dewitt and Rachel Alfaro’s collaborative exhibit “Mugs and Monsters,” Thursday, April 20, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Gordon B. Olson Library Gallery at Minot State University. Dewitt produces functional ceramic ...

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Country singer Ned LeDoux looks forward to performing his latest hit “Forever a Cowboy” at 4 Bears Casino & Lodge.

A cowboy’s creed

Rising country star Ned LeDoux is blazing a trail of country hits with his latest album titled “Forever a Cowboy.” Inspired by the grit and wholesome wisdom rooted in farm life, the Wyoming native upholds the cowboy’s code of hard work, honesty and treasuring family. On Saturday at 4 ...

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World renowned soloist Alina Kiryayeva, will showcase her powerful command of the piano, Monday, March 27, at Ann Nicole Nelson Hall located on the campus of Minot State University at 7:30 p.m.

World-renowned soloist Alina Kiryayeva to play at MSU

Audiences along with critics have praised Alina Kiryayeva, for her powerful command of the piano and electrifying stage presence. Monday at 7:30 p.m., Minot State University’s Ann Nicole Nelson Hall will host a world-renowned soloist, admired for enchanting audiences with her ...

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Susan Cleveland, a celebrated designer, author, teacher and inventor looks forward to teaching the latest quilting techniques at the 24th Annual Prairie Quilt Festival.

Quilt Festival returns to Minot

Colorful visions of spring paired with eye catching designs will be displayed during the 24th Annual Minot Prairie Quilt Festival Friday-Sunday at the Grand Hotel in Minot. For three days, visitors can observe the sight of vibrant honey bees basking in a floral paradise before visually ...

Steve Harvey, left, and Tyra Banks appear at the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Burbank, Calif.  CBS led with 70 nominations overall while its daytime drama "The Young and the Restless" led with 25 nods when nominations were announced Wednesday, March 22, 2017, for the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy awards.  The awards ceremony will air April 30. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

CBS and ‘Young and Restless’ lead with Daytime Emmy nods

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS led with 70 nominations overall while its daytime drama "The Young and the Restless" led with 25 nods when nominations were announced Wednesday for the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy awards. TV's remaining trio of soap operas, "General Hospital" (23 nominations), "The Bold and ...

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Fargo native and “Song Stories” author Kyle Bylin, left, sits beside Minot native and contributor Derek 
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Soundtrack for a generation

Two friends from North Dakota have captured the universal power of music in the newly titled book “Song Stories.” Author Kyle Bylin, a native of Fargo, alongside contributor Derek Pinnick, a native of Minot, collectively write about the transformative experiences provided by music. With ...

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Cooper is a competitor in the 2017 Dog Beard Photo Contest hosted by Beardstock.

Dogs with beards

For the first time in Beardstock history, canines will have the chance to earn the title of best beard in show. Today through Wednesday, March 22, dog owners can compete in the 2017 Dog Beard Photo Contest by uploading their photos at www.facebook.com/hashtag/dogbeardcontest. Canines can ...