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Arts and Entertainment

Meet the artist: Clint Whitmer

Current Hometown: Williston Where can we see your work? Taube Museum of Art through September, Minot; Go Go Donuts, Williston; Books on Broadway, Williston. Do you have work for sale? Yes In what media do you work? Photography How would you describe your style? Fine Art to art ...

MASK presents Lion King Jr.

To open up the school year and present the talents and efforts Make a Scene Kids Theater has been working on all summer, the cast and crew are transporting residents to the African grasslands and jungle with their production of “The Lion King Jr.” The show opens today at 6 p.m. at the ...

Learning to dance with the Daughters of Norway

Norway is a country of rich folk music and dance traditions. When “folk music,” it is generally referring to traditional music from rural communities. This music has survived generation to generation although much of it has never been written down. “Bygdedans” (or village dance) ...

Northwest Arts Center presents fall exhibitions

The Northwest Arts Center opened its fall exhibition calendar with a wide variety of contemporary art and artists, according to a press release. “Americas 2019: All Media” features a large selection of Minot and North Dakota artists in its national and international entrants. “Science ...

The places it’ll go: Dr. Seuss exhibition hitting the road

BOSTON (AP) — Dr. Seuss is hitting the road this fall with a large interactive exhibit that will immerse visitors in some of the most iconic books by the beloved children’s writer. The exhibit is centered on a maze based on “Oh, the Places You’ll Go,” the Dr. Seuss book that urges ...

Justin Bieber opens up about his steep fall from grace

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber is opening up about a string of "bad decisions" that led him to go from being a beloved teen performer to "the most ridiculed, judged and hated person in the world." In a very personal and introspective Instagram post , the pop star examines how childhood fame ...

April trial date set in R. Kelly’s federal case in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge Wednesday set an April 27 trial date in R. Kelly's federal case in Chicago that accuses the R&B star of child pornography and obstruction of justice. But Judge Harry Leinenweber left open the possibility of changing the date later after Kelly attorney Steve ...

Hollywood’s summer ends 2% down despite Disney dominance

NEW YORK (AP) — Never before has one studio so dominated summer at the movies. The Walt Disney Co. accounted for about half of all ticket sales in U.S. and Canada theaters on the season, which came to a close Sunday with the Gerard Butler action thriller "Angel Has Fallen" topping the box ...

Learning Curve

Sepia toned photos sit lined up against the stark, industrial white walls and concrete floors of the new Hartnell Hall Gallery at Minot State University. Associate Professor of Art Ryan Stander spent the summer going through the trials and errors of the wet plate collodion photo process to ...

MSU opens new gallery space in Hartnett Hall

When the Northwest Arts Center moved out of their space in Hartnett Hall, the room sat empty for over a year. The arts faculty was coming up with ways to use the space and finally came to their conclusion in time for the 2019-20 school year. “We split it in half, so part of it is student ...

MSU Choir requests artist submissions

In commemoration of the Centenary of Women’s Suffrage in 2020, the Minot State University Choir under the direction of Emerson Eads is pleased to invite North Dakota female artists to participate in a special art exhibition in conjunction with their Nov. 9 performance of Luciano Berio’s ...

Brian Austin Green would’ve skipped straight ‘90210’ reboot

NEW YORK (AP) — Brian Austin Green says if Tori Spelling, Jennie Garth and the other creators of "BH90210," had approached him with a standard reboot of the 90s drama, he would've said no. "I played David Silver for 10 years and that was enough for me, and they told me this idea and I liked ...

New ‘Matrix’ film set with Keanu Reeves and Lana Wachowski

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Keanu Reeves and Lana Wachowski are returning to the world of "The Matrix." Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich says Tuesday that a fourth "Matrix" is in the works. Reeves will be reprising his role as Neo and Carrie-Anne Moss will return as Trinity in ...

25th Bond movie gets a title: ‘No Time to Die’

NEW YORK (AP) — The 25th James Bond movie has a title: "No Time to Die." Producers announced the moniker Tuesday for the film that has long been referred to simply as "Bond 25." "No Time to Die" returns Daniel Craig to the role of 007. Lea Seydoux, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw and Ralph ...

Marvel’s involvement in ‘Spider-Man’ movies may be in doubt

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With great success comes great re-negotiation. In the wake of the announcement that "Spider-Man: Far From Home" is now the highest-grossing film ever in Sony Pictures' history, reports surfaced that Marvel Studios may be stepping away from the cross-studio ...

MSU Symphony Orchestra hosts Coffee with the Conductor

The Minot Symphony Orchestra will host coffee and conversation with Maestro Efrain Amaya on Saturday, Aug. 24. The event will be held at Broadway Bean and Bagel, located at 1701 S. Broadway, from 1-3 p.m. Be the first to hear what Maestro Amaya has planned for the upcoming 94th season of the ...

Nights of nostalgia

Hints of Dak Jam first appeared on popular social media websites Instagram, Facebook and Twitter posted by local users. As the event has drawn closer, more and more has been revealed about the new, up and coming festival whose theme and message is to celebrate art and music. The festival takes ...

Tom Hanks reads audio for Ann Patchett’s new novel

NEW YORK (AP) — The audio edition of Ann Patchett's new novel has a voice that listeners should find familiar: Tom Hanks. Harper-Audio announced Monday that the Oscar-winning actor is narrating Patchett's "The Dutch House," which comes out September 24. The book is a multigenerational story ...

LA Opera to investigate Placido Domingo over accusations

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two music companies canceled appearances by Placido Domingo and the Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it would launch an investigation in response to an Associated Press story in which numerous women accused the opera legend of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior ...