Arts and Entertainment

Rock Hall 2018 class: Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, the Moody Blues

NEW YORK (AP) — Iconic singer Nina Simone and New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi lead the 2018 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, which includes four first-time nominees. The Cars, as well as first-time contenders Dire Straits, The Moody Blues and Sister Rosetta Tharpe, also are part ...

Meet the artist: Name: Rayson Renfrow

Current Hometown: Minot Where can we see your work? People can view my work on my social media accounts such as facebook (https://www.facebook.com/rayson.renfrow ) and on instagram at raysonrenfrow—photography https://www.instagram.com/raysonrenfrow—photography/ and my other page on ...

Meet the artist: Madison Nathan

Current Hometown: Minot Where can we see your work? On either of my parents’ facebooks: Neil Nathan Letta Nathan Do you have work for sale? Yes. I will be selling it at Minot Welding which is located in downtown Minot: 400 4th Avenue Northeast. I will also be starting to accept ...

‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ portrays a marvelously funny woman

NEW YORK (AP) — Midge Maisel has everything she imagined as a New York City woman in 1958: perfect husband, two cute kids and a "classic six" apartment on Riverside Drive. Then, by chance, Midge scratches an itch she never dreamed she had when she unleashes her robust comic sensibility on ...

Calling all artists!

Are you a visual artist looking for exposure, encouragement, potential collectors? Or just proud of your work? Do you paint, photograph, make pottery, jewelry? Minot Daily News wants to help introduce you and your work to our readers. We are seeking visual artists to share samples of ...

Paul Reiser’s new comedy recalls the world of Johnny Carson

NEW YORK (AP) — Her-r-r-r-rre's Paul Reiser! You can find him on the Amazon comedy "Red Oaks," whose third and final season was recently released with Reiser as the power-packing president of a New Jersey country club in the 1980s. You can also find him on the just-posted second season of ...

Meet the artist: Chris Wakefield

Current Hometown: Harvey Where can we see your work? The best place to start is my website: www.WakefieldArts.com From there, you can follow me or buy my work on Facebook, Etsy, Society 6 etc. I have my work on display at Grain Bin Coffee on main street in Harvey, and have done several ...

45th Annual Renaissance Feast takes a look back

Lords and Ladies, both past and present, will gather as the Minot Chamber Chorale presents its 45th annual Renaissance Christmas Feast Nov. 30, Dec. 1-2 at the Holiday Inn-Riverside. In celebration of its 45th production, the Chorale has extended an invitation to alumni members of the Chorale ...

Meet the artist: Kathy Vannatta

Current Hometown: Minot Where can we see your work? Current artwork is at my home. However, I do have a portfolio of pictures with a larger and wider variety of artwork done for prior clients. Do you have work for sale? Most of my work is for sale. However, I find most people ...

Meet the artist: Mary Kay Reitmeyer

Current Hometown: Minot Where can we see your work? I have a painting at the Minot Library, a few at 10 North Main and hopefully a show at the Taube Museum in 2018. My work is also on my Facebook page: Artist mk Reitmeyer. Do you have work for sale? I have tons of paintings for sale. In ...

‘Stranger Things’: Even stranger for David Harbour in year 2

NEW YORK (AP) — Even the title is enigmatic. "Stranger Things" could mean so many things: the recent extreme weather; Washington politics; fad recipes for kale. Nearly everyone knows about "Stranger Things." But who can explain what this enigmatic sci-fi-horror series is really about? The ...

Meet the artist: Mika Ostby

Current Hometown: Bismarck Where can we see your work? Online at https://www.facebook.com/Nika-Ostby-Photography-1065004300258160/, Instagram nika.ostby.photo Do you have work for sale? Yes – contact me for details! In what media do you work? Film, digital and alternative ...

A bright (and animated) Halloween night with Michael Jackson

NEW YORK (AP) — Here's a chance to trick or treat with the eyes and ears. Catch "Michael Jackson's Halloween," a for-all-ages animated special airing Friday at 8 p.m. Eastern on CBS. It costumes Halloween as a life-affirming way to explore hopes and dreams. "This is just for fun," summed up ...

London exhibition ‘Age of Terror’ explores art since 9/11

LONDON (AP) — A new London exhibition about art since 9/11 begins with images — both familiar and shocking — of the devastated Twin Towers in New York. The Imperial War Museum's "Age of Terror " show goes on to display works from the United States, Britain, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and ...

Meet the artist: Eli Toledo

Current Hometown: Philadelphia, Penn. Where can we see your work? Minot Air Force Base or elitoledo.net Do you have work for sale? Yes In what media do you work? I work with acrylic, oil, watercolor, graphite, and charcoal. How would you describe your style? For my paintings, I ...

A new spectator sport for the TV superfan: ‘binge racing’

NEW YORK (AP) — For a special breed of TV superfans, this isn't streaming. This is a gusher. Behold the spectator sport known as "binge racing," defined as plowing through a streaming-network series' full season in less than 24 hours after the release of those episodes. Sure, any viewer ...

Meet the artist: Tennele Diane Kruse

Current Hometown: Burlington Where can we see your work? Work can be seen on The Creative Nest ND facebook page, many local vendor shows, including the Big One Art and Craft fair, and at The Foundry and Twisted Creek in Minot. In what media do you work? Freehand brush painted artwork ...

DCB revamps photography program, hires new studio manager

Bottineau — Dakota College at Bottineau is revamping its CTE (Career and Technical Education) photography program. Newly re-hired photography department chair and instructor, Clint Saunders, is excited about the changes. “Many people don’t realize that professional photography is a ...

Meet the artist: Kim K Whittemore

Current Hometown: Minot Where can we see your work? A good number of my images are at my web site, www.kimkwhittemore.com, but a few more of them reside at my Flickr account, https://www.flickr.com/photos/360project/. I also have pieces displayed at Anchor Fish & Chips in Minneapolis ...