Weekender

Fall brings new shows, streamers, chance of bigger TV tabs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Intrigued by a drama set behind the scenes of a morning TV show, with Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon in the cast? How about a supernatural series topped by Lin-Manuel Miranda or a comedy with Paul Rudd as a man overshadowed by his clone, or the chance to see ...

Stephan King returns with ‘The Institute’

(AP) — The kids are all right again, in Stephen King's world. Not since part one of "It" or his short story "The Body," which became the "Stand by Me" film, has King based a story almost entirely around the lives and fears of young people. The protagonist of "The Institute" is a ...

Gruff Rhys’ songs in Welsh make ‘Pang!’ tuneul gem

(AP) — "Pang!" is another adventurous chapter in Gruff Rhys' fertile and eclectic and solo career, a collection based on mostly acoustic performances but transformed through "radical remixes" by South African producer Muzi. And it's sung in Welsh. "Pang!" is as different from the orchestral ...

Celebrating art, music and mindfulness

The Randall brothers held their first LeeWok festival five years ago for friends and family to remember their older brother, Lee, who took his life nearly nine years ago. “He was kind of the patriarch of our family,” Ryan Randall explained. “We were always trying to figure out a way to ...

NYC troubadour Jesse Malin shines on ‘Sunset Kids’

Straighten out the turns in Jesse Malin's career and you'll have yourself a long road. From his prepubescent start on the New York hardcore scene to his days in the punkish D-Generation and an extensive solo résumé, the Flushing-born singer-songwriter has produced plenty of highlights. You ...

Dystopian and watery Earth hosts ‘After the Flood’

In her debut novel, "After the Flood," Kassandra Montag explores the social impact of climate change in a dystopian future where the Earth's surface is covered in water. Readers can expect adventure, suspense and harrowing tales on the high seas through this watery journey. With invaluable ...

Celebrating pride in MInot

After their initial Pride in the Park celebration had to be canceled due to rainy weather, Magic City Equality is finally back with a new date to celebrate and has added more fun to the day. On Saturday, members of the community can hang out at Roosevelt Park and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. ...

Motor Magic returns to the Magic City

The largest motorsports event in the Upper Midwest is back on for its 21st year in a row at the North Dakota State Fairgrounds. Motor Magic will be held Labor Day weekend (today to Sunday) providing entertainment for auto enthusiasts of all ages. The Magic City International Dragway will ...

Taylor Swift taps into her joyful side with ‘Lover’

(AP) — If you want an easy way to see how far Taylor Swift has come since her last album, just compare the two covers. If 2017's "reputation" featured a photo of Swift unsmiling in black and white, "Lover" is an explosion of color, clouds and sparkles. The superb new 18-track collection ...

Wylie & the Wild West comes to the Sibyl Center

STANLEY – Wylie & the Wild West will bring their authentic western music to the Sibyl Center in Stanley Saturday night. The show will start at 7 p.m. Wylie Gustafson is a native Montana singer/songwriter with 20 albums and 4 decades of performing, writing, and recording under his belt. ...

HOOPS ON HOPS: How much is too much in the style explosion

DULUTH, Minn. — As the nights start to lose the heat and humidity and a hint of fall drifts in, I’ve been mulling over the current climate of beer trends. The trend today seems to be “go big” and “go bigger.” Have you found yourself in your local beer aisle feeling overwhelmed by ...

Enjoy downtown with the Family Festival on Main

The Family Festival on Main has been a tradition on Main Street in downtown Minot for longer than Margie Bolton can even remember. “We are far from the first year,” Bolton said with a laugh. “It’s been going on for many years. I’ve been downtown since 2004 and it’s been going on ...

Try something new at the Minot Food Truck Festival

Returning for another year, the Minot Food Truck Festival is back on Sunday to offer Minot and area residents different tasty treats — some from their own back yard and others from across the country. The festival will start at 11 a.m. Sunday at Oak Park. Entry is $5 for adults and $3 for ...

‘Lost You’ is psychologicial thriller

(AP) — Surrogacy — in which a woman agrees to carry a baby for another person or couple — is a legal swamp in America, and in this, veteran crime novelist Stuart Neville, writing under the pen name Haylen Beck, has found the makings of an emotionally wrenching psychological ...

Marc Cohn, Blind Boys of Alabama blend pop, gospel

(AP) — Marc Cohn and the Blind Boys of Alabama's new album began as an EP of studio recordings before being wisely extended with their performance for the PBS concert series "The Kate." The album kicks off with the gospel standard "Walk in Jerusalem" and its enthusiasm and joyous beat, to ...

Furry Friend Fun with Fido 5k

Lace up the running shoes and grab a furry friend for a day of fun at Roosevelt Park with the Minot State student group P.A.W.S (Providing Animal Welfare and Science) and the Souris Valley Animal Shelter as they host their fourth annual Fido 5k Saturday. Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m. Those ...

On the road again

Ready for a scenic ride on the back of a motorcycle or a spin in the car? Join the Domestic Violence Crisis Center Saturday at The Landing as they host their eighth annual Ride to Remember event starting at 11 a.m. for those ages 21-plus and entry is $20. The Ride to Remember starts at The ...

Is there ‘Sex in the City’ for women in their 50s?

(AP) — Carrie's back! Or at least her real-life alter ego, Candace Bushnell, whose loosely autobiographical newspaper columns and book about the dating adventures of single women in their 30s became the basis of the hit HBO show "Sex in the City." This time, Bushnell and her posse are ...

Gordon Ramsay gets his hands dirty for new travel food show

NEW YORK (AP) — For his latest TV show, famed chef Gordon Ramsay has definitely left the comforting familiarity of his kitchens. On “Uncharted,” Ramsay visits global destinations to explore flavors far from routine. He eats guinea pig in Peru, fishes for eel with his bare hands to make ...