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Pink resurfaces with a slick and gloomy new CD

Things are not as perfect as they might seem in the land of Pink. The three-time Grammy winner may have loads of money, two kids and an 11-year marriage, but her new album is filled with unease and regret. "Freeze frame, pause, rewind, stop," she sings on "Beautiful Trauma," a 13-track CD ...

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Upcycled Custom Guitar Exhibition

The Taube Museum of Art Main Gallery will feature Williston artist Beau Theige’s Custom Guitars Oct. 17- Nov. 17. Theige is a husband, father, and hobby rancher on the windswept plains of North Dakota and says, “Although I am not a guitar player myself, I was instantly intrigued by this ...

HOOPS ON HOPS: Coffee + beer = coffee beer

DULUTH — Two of the most enjoyed beverages in the world are certainly beer and coffee. This week, I enlisted help to talk about how to join these two great beverages. I asked coffee expert Eric Faust of Duluth Coffee Co. about the coffee and beer partnership. Here's Faust’s take: In ...

Magic City Misfits bringing fun and fantasy for Halloween season

All zombie lovers and horror fans be aware, the Magic City Misfits are bringing a screening of Night of the Living Dead to Minot. The movie will be screened on Oct. 6 at the Vegas Hotel in the Monte Carlo Room at 8:30 p.m. The Magic City Misfits encourage those attending to dress up as ...

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Minot Symphony Orchestra starts their 92nd year

On Oct. 7 at Ann Nicole Nelson Hall, the Minot Symphony Orchestra will play its first performance of its 92nd season. The season is named The Wheel of Fortune with the first performance called Forever Love. “The whole season is called The Wheel of Fortune mainly as a reference to our ...

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County, classic rock headlining Høstfest this weekend

Today and Saturday are the last two days for people to attend this year’s Norsk Høstfest. Even with the festival winding down to its end, though, there remains a spectacular weekend ahead. Today, Joe Diffie and John Michael Montgomery will be perform at the Great Hall of the Vikings. ...

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In ‘American Made,’ a new (but the same) Tom Cruise

There are basically two kinds of Tom Cruise performances, and both can look pretty similar on the surface. Each likes sunglasses, going fast and smiling big. He never exactly loosens up or slows down — the most unfathomable thing of all in Cruise's world. But most of Cruise's best and most ...

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Comedy superstar Jeff Dunham to bring laughs to the Norsk Høstfest

On Thursday, Sept. 28, international comedy sensation Jeff Dunham will rock the house with laughter at the Norsk Høstfest. Jeff continues to play to sold out audiences worldwide. Dunham along with his cohorts are currently on the second leg of their wildly successful “Perfectly ...

Chamber Chorale season launches Oct. 6

Minot’s Chamber Chorale will be setting off their season on Oct. 6 with their yearly Fall Pops Concert at The Grand Inn. The Minot Chamber Chorale was founded in 1972 to provide chorale music to the community. It is the only mixed choir in Minot and the singers make a commitment to perform ...

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Minot Symphony Orchestra opens 92nd season

Minot Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Efrain Amaya, invites you to the season opener of their 92nd season, The Wheel of Fortune: Forever Love, on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m. at Minot State University’s Ann Nicole Nelson Hall. The Minot Symphony Orchestra will be presenting two ...

Performers practice for Mouse River Player’s season opening play, “A Year with Frog and Toad.”

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Mouse River Players kick off season tonight

rns for their 2017-18 season today with the first performance, “A Year with Frog and Toad” at 7:30 p.m. Director Brittany Knickerbocker says the play will be family friendly. All the actors are adults, but the story and characters will span all generations. “I had recently become ...

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Oak Ridge Boys returning to Høstfest

The Norsk Høstfest always brings popular artists and performers and one of the most recognizable names this year is the Oak Ridge Boys. Consisting of members Duane Allen, Joe Bonsall, William Lee Golden, and Richard Sterban, the group has been a band for nearly 44 years and is still going ...

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Corn maze open at Berry Acres

For the sixth year, Berry Acres has provided its annual corn maze for everyone to venture through. Berry Acres is owned and run by Ashley and Calvin Berry. They opened in 2010, but were unfortunately flooded for the 2011 season. They started the maze as a fun family place where everyone ...

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Do’s and don’t of dorm decor at Minot State

With the new school year having started, most college students are already in their residence halls and adjusting to the new year. Most college residence halls can be plain and straight forward, so it can make it hard to feel at home in a room so different than from their old ...

HOOPS ON HOPS: Brewing way up north

As the leaves start to turn, folks will head north to check out the fall colors. Those who want to grab a beer can pick from the many great Minnesota breweries that are flourishing or about to open north of the Twin Ports. Bemidji Brewing Co., Bemidji The four-year-old brewery has been a ...

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Walk’s aim is to lead from darkness

On Oct. 10, 2015, the Thomas Family faced the first day of a world completely changed. Jocelyn Thomas lost her battle with her mental illness, leaving behind her family and friends 10 days before her 19th birthday. She had struggled with mental illness since as early as preschool, ...

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Review: A few good scares can’t hold ‘It’ together

Here's the good news: Pennywise is as creepy as ever in the new "It ." Thanks to a bigger budget and some improved special effects some 27 years later he really gets the chance to spook the kids of Derry, Maine. Bill Skarsgard (Son of Stellan, brother of Alexander) has infused Stephen King's ...

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Johnny Collier brings his country soul

Country music that is described as a “passionate and soulful adventure” is coming to Minot Sept. 5. Johnny Collier is a musician that is very popular in Alabama, Tennessee, and surrounding states. He will be performing here in North Dakota for the second time. “We loved North ...

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Video game history in focus at public library

The Minot Public Library will be hosting an event for all video game enthusiasts to attend to learn about the history of video games. The event will have guest speakers Jon-Paul Dyson, director of the World Video Game Hall of Fame, and Tristan Donovan, author of Replay: A History of Video ...

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Book Review: How Nora Ephron’s comedies rebooted the rom-com

phron really save the romantic comedy? Are the three movies detailed here — "When Harry Met Sally ...," ''Sleepless in Seattle" and "You've Got Mail" — really iconic? Are we really going to nitpick about this? Let's not, especially if you are a fan of Ephron, her films or romantic ...