Weekender

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Pro-fisherman and celebrity Johnnie Candleback center, stands besides Austyn Kraus, left, Kolby Begg, Damian Emly during “Fish Fest” at the Scheels in parking lot located at Dakota Square Mall, Thursday afternoon.

Fish Fest

Considered a holiday to to fishing enthusiast across the state, Fish Fest is returning to Minot today through Saturday, at the Scheels parking lot located at Dakota Square Mall. Throughout the fishing festivities, visitors can enjoy the smoky aroma of grilled brats while exploring rows of ...

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Entering their 96th season, the Minot City Band is hosting their first rehearsal of the season and band audition, Wednesday at 7:15 p.m., in the band room at Magic City Campus.

Minot City Band prepares for 96th season

As the Minot City Band approaches their 96th season, current band members are glowing with optimism about a new year with extraordinary possibilities. From saluting service members and military veterans at Roosevelt Park to marching in style in the State Fair Parade, the Minot City Band is ...

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All Aces

All Aces to perform at The O

Playing hard and working hard appears to be the mantra of rising tribute band All Aces. Hailing from Bismarck, the frenetic rock band has earned a stellar reputation for their live shows and electrifying performances. Tonight and Saturday at 9 p.m., the Original Bar and Nightclub will host ...

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Christian Rose

Say hello to the bad guy

Ring rocking slams, fearsome submission holds and lofty ladders will be featured during “Fully Loaded Wrestling” at The Vegas motel, tonight and Saturday at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. with ringside tickets selling for $15 and general admission listed at $10. Among the exciting core of ...

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Frankly Scarlett

Frankly Scarlett to open for Hairball

Magic City tribute band Frankly Scarlett, will perform country classics and rock anthems Saturday at the North Dakota State Fair Center at 7 p.m. Founded in Minot and celebrated across North Dakota, Frankly Scarlett has garnered a reputation for delivering dynamic performances. Saturday ...

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Aly Stoeckley, left, manager, kneels beside owner Val Stadick, who holds a reading bingo card for the upcoming “Summer Reading Kick-Off” event hosted at Main Street Books, Saturday at 12 p.m.

Main Street Books hosts ‘Summer Reading Kick-Off’

As the warmth of summer spreads across the Magic City, Main Street Books invites Minot area schools to share the excitement of their annual “Summer Reading Kick-Off,” Saturday in Main Street Books at noon. Toy testing, face painting, a hot dog bar and games will be available throughout ...

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Members of the Western Plains Children’s Choir follow the direction of Rebecca Petrik, right, the artistic director of the Western Plains Children’s Choirs, during rehearsal.

Songs for Haiti

Songs of faith, healing and hope will be performed by the Western Plains Children’s Choirs, Sunday at 3 p.m. on the stage of Anne Nicole Nelson Hall located at Minot State University. During their upcoming performance titled “A World in Harmony,” approximately 126 singers from the ...

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Stephanie Chell, Connor Donovan, Topher Hodgson and Peg Morris can be seen in the popular 
production “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” tonight and 
Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Mouse River Players reveal thoughts about latest romantic comedy

Awkward, sassy and funny are three common words used to describe the Mouse River Players’ popular production “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.” The actors take to the stage at the Arlene Theater tonight and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. To experience the laugh out ...

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From left to right, Ashlee Donovan, Khang Nguyen, Stephanie Chell and Eric Fetske share a bottle of wine in the comedic musical “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.”

Comedic musical performed by Mouse River Players

Theatregoers can experience the good, the bad and the awkwardness provided by relationships, as the Mouse River Players present “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change”, tonight and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m at the Arlene Theater. Originally produced by James ...

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Throughout their set, The Voodoo Fix looks to captivate crowds with hit singles from their sophomore album “Back For More.”

The Voodoo Fix to perform at Pour House

“City of Angels” rock band The Voodoo Fix, will showcase their fierce fusion of heavy funk and blues powered rock Friday night at the Pour House at 9 p.m. Known for their spirited vocals and high-octane musicianship, the Voodoo Fix engages audiences with their lively dance grooves, ...

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From left to right, Gabrielle Damschen, Kenneth Bowles, Mary Muhlbradt, Carlos Vieira, Efrain Amaya, DeVera Bowles and Peggy Rothchild make up the newly formed septet Arts Crossing Ensemble.

Arts Crossing Ensemble performs celebrated Renaissance Mass

Audiences at First Lutheran Church can experience the choral music of Rome, as the Arts Crossing Ensemble performs the sacred Mass, “Missa Papae Marcelli,” composed by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Friday, May 5, at 7:30 p.m. Considered the musical master of Renaissance polyphony, ...

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Blues sensation 
Davy Knowles 
will perform the latest hits from his new album Bootleg during “Shelter Jam,” 
a benefit concert to 
raise awareness and 
resources for the Minot Area Men’s Winter Refuge Saturday, 6:30 p.m. at the Vegas Motel.

Raising a voice for the homeless

Saturday night, the Vegas Motel will become a house of hard rock and stellar blues, as chart topping blues man Davy Knowles headlines “Shelter Jam,” a benefit concert for the Minot Area Men’s Winter Refuge. Doors open at 6 p.m. with local rock and blues performer Alex Barcomb opening ...

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As one of the most promising young advocates of his instrument, Mathew Lipman is gaining national acclaim and international success for his extraordinary display of skill on the viola.

Chart-topping violist Mathew Lipman to be featured at MSU

Ann Nicole Nelson Hall will feature the breathtaking talents of Mathew Lipman, a rising star and highly acclaimed violist, Friday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. on the campus of Minot State University. Hailed by the New York Times for his “rich tone and elegant phrasing,” Lipman is an international ...

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The original Batmobile used in the 1960s TV series, along with Adam West look alike Clint Young, will be at iMagicon.

The power of iMagicon

Throughout North Dakota and across the Upper Midwest, Minot’s iMagicon continues to be the premier destination for fandom at its finest. Considered an unofficial holiday by fandom enthusiasts, thousands of artists, gamers and collectors make their pilgrimage to the Holiday Inn Riverside of ...

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Rubberto Toez, left, and Cadiey Stressman are a singing and songwriting duo of Yeah Dawgs and the Goons. The two performers have taken a temporary vow of homelessness to spread musical messages about personal happiness and following one’s passion.

Blues travelers

Songwriters Cadiey Stressman and Rubberto Toez, their love for life is inspired by their fiery passion of music. From coast-to-coast, Stressman and Toez, musically known as Yeah Dawg and the Goons, have serenaded audiences on street corners, roof tops, parks and beaches. Fusing elements of ...

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Lori Haagenstad, left, and her husband,
 Norman Haagenstad, operate the newly installed pop machine at AMC Dakota Square 9.

Coming attractions

The aroma of freshly prepared popcorn along with recently added upgrades, continues to draw crowds to AMC Dakota Square 9. Brandon Welsh, general manager of AMC Dakota Square 9, reported favorable reviews of the latest items installed. “We have three new soda machines that offer 100 ...

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Master of the “Texas Cloverleaf” is the mysterious Chainsaw King. He and a host of fearsome wrestlers will contend for the Fully Loaded Wrestling  “No Limit Title” Tonight through Saturday at the Vegas Motel.

Fully Loaded Wrestling returns to Minot

High-flying kicks matched by hard-hitting strikes will be unleashed as the superstars of Fully Loaded Wrestling fight for the coveted No Limit Title, tonight and Saturday night at the Vegas Motel. General admission is 10 per ticket, $15 for ringside seats and doors open at 6 p.m. with bell ...

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The Souris Valley Animal Shelter will celebrate its 40th anniversary by raising funds to expand the size, services and resources of its shelter during the 11th annual “Evening to Paws,” Saturday evening at the Grand Hotel in Minot.

Souris Valley Animal Shelter hosts 11th annual gala

Saving lives by building for the future is the maxim held by the Souris Valley Animal Shelter as they present their 11th annual “Evening to Paws,” Saturday night at the Grand Hotel in Minot. During the gala, the Souris Valley Animal Shelter will celebrate its 40th anniversary by raising ...