Weekender

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Dan Hansen is the founder of Beardstock.

Power of the beard

Throughout Minot, Beardstock is considered an unofficial holiday that welcomes the warmth of spring, the sounds of bands and the sight of wooly beards. For nine years, Beardstock has celebrated hair, culture, music and diversity. Dan Hansen, the founder and coordinator of Beardstock, ...

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Gospel rap artist Tru-Serva, will perform popular hits from his album “The Surrender of Sound”, along with a set of newly released singles at The Rock, tonight.

Rapping the gospel

For gospel rap sensation Tru-Serva, touring is more than putting on a great show, it’s an opportunity to uplift communities by sharing the ministry of Jesus Christ. Tonight at The Rock, the Minnesota rap artist will perform popular hits from his celebrated album “The Surrender of ...

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Chris Janson looks forward to performing smash hits “Buy Me a Boat” and “Holdin’ Her,” Saturday at 4 Bears Casino & Lodge.

Chris Janson to perform at 4 Bears

Considered a voice for today’s generation, country music star Chris Janson, continues to echo the hopes, dreams and electrifying spirit of today’s country music listeners. From his 2015 smash hit “Buy Me a Boat” to his current top 20 single “Holdin’ Her,” Janson’s clever ...

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Fargo native Mariah Prussia looks to add
another victory to her 5-2 record as she 
battles Alexa Connors during Fight Night at 
4 Bears Casino & Lodge, Saturday.

Fargo fighter on the rise

St. Patrick’s Day weekend will feature mindblowing knockouts as Mixed Martial Arts stars collide during Fight Night Saturday at 4 Bears Casino & Lodge. Mariah Prussia, a Fargo native, will take on MMA contender Alexa Connors. Nicknamed “MPX” (Mariah Prussia Xtreme), Prussia is ...

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Singer, songwriter and guitarist Joey Anderson will perform Saturday during the 9th annual Beardstock Music Preview.

Country flavor

Magic City Hoagies will celebrate country music as singers and songwriters Joey Anderson and Josh Herman use their musical gifts for a charitable celebration. Saturday from 3-5 p.m., Dan Hansen, the founder and coordinator of RTL Entertainment is thrilled to introduce country artists Josh ...

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The sight of Harley-Davidsons, Nortons and several other notable brands will be on display during the Ramblers 2017 Magic City Bike Show.

Biker’s Paradise

World class motorcycles matched with high-caliber vendors will be featured during the Ramblers 2017 Magic City Bike Show, hosted by the Grand Hotel in Minot. From coast to coast and across the country, motorcycle enthusiasts will make their pilgrimage to the Magic City to display stunning ...

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From left to right, Lynette Martin, a gaming specialist at Dae Udder Place, stands with her manager, Rick Hoff, as they prepare their Cornhole Classic.

Cornhole Championship

Minot area contenders will compete for cornhole supremacy during the 2017 Cornhole Classic, hosted by Dae Udder Place, Saturday starting at 11 a.m. During this doubles championship, players of all skill levels can contend for cornhole glory after paying a team fee of $30. Competitors will ...

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October Road is blazing a trail of country rock hits from their latest album, “Yesterday’s News.” Tonight through Saturday evening, October Road will perform a combination of country favorites, rock classics and popular hits from their fourth studio album at The Original Bar and Nightclub.

Blazing a trail

Considered one of the best bands from the Fargo-Moorhead music scene, October Road is blazing a trail of country rock hits from their latest album “Yesterday’s News.” Tonight through Saturday evening, October Road will perform a combination of country favorites, rock classics and ...

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Roy Hubley, played by Joe Koppinger seeks the aide of his wife, Norma Hubley, performed by Krys Zorbaugh, in the Mouse River Players production of “Plaza Suite.”

Mouse River Players present quirky romantic comedy ‘Plaza Suite’

Comedic gusto matched with zany romance will be featured during the Mouse River Players production of “Plaza Suite,” directed by Ryan Haider, today through Sunday at the Arlene Theatre. During the three-act performance, theatergoers can anticipate elaborate set designs, fashion forward ...

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From Fargo to New Mexico, The Great Outdoors is a hard rocking quartet creating a buzz with their exceptional musicality and exhilarating stage presence.

The Great Outdoors performs at the Rockin’ Horse

Nicknamed “The Band that brings the Party,” The Great Outdoors will showcase their musical stylings at the Rockin’ Horse today through Sunday, at 9 p.m. From Fargo to New Mexico, the hard rocking quartet is creating a buzz with their exceptional musicality and exhilarating stage ...

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Trumpeter, arranger and vocalist Steve Veikley stands beside flutist and vocalist Terri Aldrich. Veikley and Aldrich make up the jazz duo known as Cool Beans.

Cool Jazz

Sophisticated style paired with melody driven jazz describes an elegant evening with Minot’s Cool Beans. Friday, Feb. 24 from 7-9 p.m., guests at Sakura-Japanese Steakhouse will be treated to the classic blend of ’40s and ’50s jazz pop, inspired by legendary greats Frank Sinatra, Nat ...

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Competitors at North Plains CrossFit class participate in a Tabata workout at the Minot Family YMCA.

2017 CrossFit Open begins

Physical displays of strength, stamina and agility will be tested, as Minot area CrossFit contenders compete in the 2017 CrossFit Open. Starting today, followed by workouts Saturday, Feb. 25 and Monday, Feb. 27, fitness fanatics of various ages and abilities have the opportunity to compete ...

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Fargo native Nick Fink, stars in the award winning film titled “The Great & The Small.” Fink portrays Scott, a 26-year-old man who decides to walk away from a life of petty crime and restore the bond between his love interest and their infant son.

North Dakota natives make big screen magic

Cinematic genius matched by theatrical brilliance has garnered international stardom for North Dakota natives Dusty Bias, Nick Fink and his father Mitch Fink. From coast to coast, the film-making trio is capturing the hearts of moviegoers and imaginations of film critics. Rooted with North ...

MSO captures the magic of the classics

Concertgoers can anticipate a night of musical bliss, as Maestro Efrain Amaya directs the Minot Symphony Orchestra in their production “The Troublemakers,” Saturday, Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. inside Anne Nicole Nelson Hall at Minot State University. Audience members will experience the magic ...

‘Student Body’ addresses sexual assault

Director Kevin Neuharth is challenging both his actors and audience members to face the morally gripping and heart-rending story of sexual assault on college campuses. From Wednesday, Feb. 22 - Saturday, Feb. 25, cast members will present Frank Winters’ “Student Body.” Throughout the ...

Zach Stone

Man with a golden touch

For Texas native Zach Stone, quitting is not an option. Fueled by a fiery desire to create timeless country music, Stone’s passion for life, romance and all things country, explodes in his recent EP titled “Ashes.” Starting Tuesday, Feb. 14 through Sunday, Feb. 19, Stone will ...

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From left to right, Larry Linrud (Baritone), Jim Myers (Bass), Dave Iverson (Lead) and Terry Geisen (Tenor) of Dakota Blend will serenade Minot area residents Tuesday, Feb. 14., from 7:45 a.m.- 7:45 p.m.

Dakota Blend will serenade Minot area residents for Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, Dakota Blend wants to serenade Minot residents with popular love songs and personal requests. Tuesday, Feb. 14, the popular quartet will showcase their classic style, vocal mastery and exciting showmanship from 7:45 a.m.- 7:45 p.m. Along with delivering heartfelt ...