Arts and Entertainment

Author delves into steamboats and Missouri River Region

ota Territory. Tracy Potter writes about “Steamboats in Dakota Territory: Transforming the Northern Plains” in a 128-page book published July 17. Potter, of Bismarck, also is the author of “Sheheke, Mandan Indian Diplomat,” “The Story of White Coyote,” “Thomas Jefferson” ...

What about young Anna Lee?

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — "Young" Anna Lee Amsden, immortalized in The Band's song "The Weight," is kicking off an effort to restore Levon Helm's childhood home and extend a musical heritage the drummer from Turkey Scratch, Arkansas, developed over 60 years. The Levon Helm Legacy Project says ...

Rocking to their own beat: Haim in charge of their career

NEW YORK (AP) — The rock trio Haim remembers filming their first music video for just $200 before they were signed to a record label. The clip for the song "Forever," released in 2013, features Alana, Danielle and Este Haim riding bikes, playing the guitar in their parents' living room and ...

Music Camp Session 6 culminates with concerts or displays

DUNSEITH – Session six of the International Music Camp, north of Dunseith, culminates on Saturday with a performance or display from each of the 10 programs offered during the week. The art exhibit will be open from 10 a.m. to noon in the Alme International Arts Centre. The mallet ...

Music in the Villages presented at Knife River Indian Villages

STANTON – Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site , near Stanton, will present Music in the Villages on Saturday beginning at 1 p.m. CDT at the park. Hobawea Nahish Demaray will be performing at Music in the Villages. She is from New Town and will be entering ninth grade. She ...

Calling all artists

Minot Daily News is seeking our visual artists from the region who are interested in seeing their works shared with readers, in feature coverage. The goal is to spotlight western North Dakota visual artists who create compelling works of art. Whether an emerging artist or an established figure, ...

Magic City songstress to perform

Spirited vocals paired with melodic guitaring will resonate across the Pour House, Friday night, as singer and songwriter Vanessa Andrea performs a stirring mix of original music ranging from blues infused country to folk inspired rock. From the San Joaquin Valley in California to “The ...

Great Tomato Festival returns Aug. 9

The 29th annual Great Tomato Festival will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 9, at the ND State Fair Center, 4-H Hall, 2005 Burdick Expressway East. This classic community fundraising event was established in 1989 by Jeff and Peggy Miller. It has become the annual end of summer gourmet picnic to ...

Duluth author creates a thriller in the Bakken

Last summer, the world was watching as massive protests against the Dakota Access pipeline, led by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, brought national and international attention to the state of North Dakota. Joe Field, a rising crime and thriller author hailing from Duluth, Minnesota, has been ...

Party with Pride: Pride Minot Festival returns

Thrilling concerts, fun-filled parties and charitable service projects will sweep across the Magic City, as Pride Minot hosts its fifth annual Pride Minot Festival, tonight- Sunday. Described as an exciting opportunity to soak up the sun and meet friends, Pride Minot president Christina ...

Sitcom ‘Odd Mom Out’ back for season 3; NY’s rich, watch out

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jill Kargman knows what it's like to be an ill-fitting peg, an experience she brings to brilliant comedic life in Bravo's "Odd Mom Out." The sitcom lampoons snooty New Yorkers whose parenting skills are not enhanced by their wealth, in contrast with the comfortably off ...

Saturday Night Country: Eli Young Band takes the stage in Velva

Saturday night, country music royalty will grace the stage of the Velva Saddle Club, as the Eli Young Band performs smash hits from their latest album “Fingerprints.” With doors opening at 6 p.m. and showtime beginning at 8 p.m., the Grammy Award-winning troupe looks forward to energizing ...

Chainsaw King hosts wrestling camp

Wrestling fans are invited to experience Fully Loaded Wrestling in a variety of ways of the next several days. Ring rocking stunts, thunderous takedowns and crowd-pleasing showmanship will be demonstrated by the superstars of Fully Loaded Wrestling, today through Saturday during the Fully ...

A film claims to solve the mystery of Amelia Earhart’s fate

NEW YORK (AP) — The photo is haunting. Among a number of figures gathered on a dock, the fuzzy image seems to be that of a woman, her back to the camera, gazing at what may be her crippled aircraft loaded on a barge, and perhaps wondering what her future might hold. Is this Amelia Earhart, ...

Country soul: Chris Basden to perform at Oak Park

Melodic vocals matched with impassioned storytelling will resonate across Oak Park this evening as local country singer Chris Basden performs a stirring mix of original songs. Basden, a native of Anchorage, Alaska, continues to entertain Magic City audiences with his fusion of Southern rock ...

Roosevelt Park Zoo hosts summer party

With the summer season in full effect, the Roosevelt Park Zoo is hosting its third annual Bacon & Brew and Wine Too at the Zoo from 6-10 p.m. tonight with a members only event scheduled between 5-6 p.m. During the 21 and older celebration, partygoers can anticipate an evening of live ...

TV, films turning to young girls for their new action stars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From the murderous Laura in "Logan" to the mysterious Eleven in "Stranger Things" to the audacious determination of Mija in "Okja," opening Wednesday, powerful young girls are starring in mainstream action fare like never before. Though Nancy Drew was solving mysteries in ...

Small works and mixed media returns to Taube

Vibrant displays of emotion paired with striking artistry will be featured during the 10th Annual Small Works Exhibition and Auction, at the Taube Museum of Art until July 28. Described as a must-see exhibition for the Magic City community by Taube Museum executive director Nancy Walter, ...