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Styx enjoying ‘The Best of Times’

For Lawrence Gowan, there is a moment onstage at every performance he and his bandmates give when the enormity of the situation strikes him. “It’s during ‘Renegade’ ... always toward the end of the song,” Gowan said. “I don’t sing on that song so I feel like I am in the ...

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Minot area printmakers are welcomed to study, design and create personal messages and symbolic stories with MSU students, faculty and community members.

World Print Day celebration returns to MSU

Minot area printmakers are invited to participate in the global celebration “Print Day in May,” Friday and Saturday at Minot State University inside Hartnett Hall room 215 E. During this free event, printmakers are encouraged to study, design and create personal messages and symbolic ...

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During concerts, Erik Anderson is known to rock his cello by swaying side-to-side when performing extremely difficult and entertaining pieces.

Rocking the classics

Across the country, audiences have celebrated the spectacular talents of Minot resident and musician Erik Anderson. Known for his exceptional showmanship and electrifying stage presence, Anderson is introducing listeners to his technical yet flamboyant style of cello playing. From the ...

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Artists across North Dakota saluted the brave men and women of the military with paintings and drawings for the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest, hosted by the VFW Auxiliary. In addition to presenting personal tributes, students are competing for a $10,000 scholarship.

Patriotic art

Artists across North Dakota presented personal tributes honoring the lives of veteran and active military members during the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest, hosted by the VFW Auxiliary. Margie Bolton, owner of Margie’s Art Glass Studios, was delighted by the incredible array ...

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Lela Selma Peterson pays homage to her grandparents Selma and Johan Sjoqvist, in her latest book titled “Selma: Swedish Fortitude on the North Dakota Frontier,” which is now available a Main Strteet Books.

Honoring the lives of homesteaders

Reynolds native and author Lela Selma Peterson, pays homage to the gallant lives of homesteaders in her latest book titled “Selma: Swedish Fortitude on the North Dakota Frontier.” Throughout Peterson’s biographical journey, readers are introduced to her grandparents Selma and Johan ...

TV’s ‘Orange Is the New Black’ honors slain character

NEW YORK (AP) — Fans of "Orange Is the New Black" could do a double take this week in several large cities around the world — a familiar face may be looking back at them. Netflix has commissioned artists in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Detroit, Toronto, San Francisco, Sydney and ...

Lena Dunham plans to take feminist Lenny Letter on the road

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Now that HBO's "Girls" has wrapped its six-year run, the women behind the series are focusing on their other female-centered project: turning their digital newsletter, Lenny, into a real-life experience. Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner are bringing LennyLetter.com to life as ...

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 ...