Arts and Entertainment

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 ...

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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 ...


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 ...