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Eli Toledo

Meet the artist: Eli Toledo

Current Hometown: Philadelphia, Penn. Where can we see your work? Minot Air Force Base or elitoledo.net Do you have work for sale? Yes In what media do you work? I work with acrylic, oil, watercolor, graphite, and charcoal. How would you describe your style? For my paintings, I ...

This image released by Netflix shows Lauren Graham, left, and Alexis Bledel in a scene from, "Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life," currently streaming on Netflix. The "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" series currently holds the top spot for binge racing, Netflix says. It's followed by "Fuller House," "The Ranch," "Marvel's The Defenders" and "The Seven Deadly Sins." Binge racers are fans who plow through a streaming-network series' entire season in less than 24 hours after the release of all those episodes. (Saeed Adyani/Netflix via AP)

A new spectator sport for the TV superfan: ‘binge racing’

NEW YORK (AP) — For a special breed of TV superfans, this isn't streaming. This is a gusher. Behold the spectator sport known as "binge racing," defined as plowing through a streaming-network series' full season in less than 24 hours after the release of those episodes. Sure, any viewer ...

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Meet the artist: Tennele Diane Kruse

Current Hometown: Burlington Where can we see your work? Work can be seen on The Creative Nest ND facebook page, many local vendor shows, including the Big One Art and Craft fair, and at The Foundry and Twisted Creek in Minot. In what media do you work? Freehand brush painted artwork ...

DCB revamps photography program, hires new studio manager

Bottineau — Dakota College at Bottineau is revamping its CTE (Career and Technical Education) photography program. Newly re-hired photography department chair and instructor, Clint Saunders, is excited about the changes. “Many people don’t realize that professional photography is a ...

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Meet the artist: Kim K Whittemore

Current Hometown: Minot Where can we see your work? A good number of my images are at my web site, www.kimkwhittemore.com, but a few more of them reside at my Flickr account, https://www.flickr.com/photos/360project/. I also have pieces displayed at Anchor Fish & Chips in Minneapolis ...

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Meet the artist: Sheila Porreca

Hometown: Lansford Where can we see your work? The Taube Museum of Art in Minot was the first showing of my paintings in their Small Works Exhibit which was early this summer. I will be ready to display my pieces in the Taube or, any other gallery in the area, when the opportunity ...

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Høstfest entertainers give back to the community

On Monday, Rinat Mouzafarov Institute of Dance & Ballet Theater’s dancers performed for the Trinity Homes. Many of those staying at the home used to volunteer for the Norsk Høstfest and the home wanted to give them a chance to still enjoy it. Throughout the week, performers and ...

Mark Holter

Meet the artist: Mark Holter

Hometown: Minot Where can we see your work? My website is markholter.wixsite.com/holterart (someday I’ll have a more professional sounding website.) I’ve shown a couple of my paintings at 62 Doors here in Minot but I’m working towards showing at more places. One of my paintings is ...

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Meet the artist: Mason Collins

Hometown: Grand Forks Where can we see your work? Nowhere currently other than my Facebook page Do you have work for sale? Most pieces I create are for sale. In what media do you work? I work with india ink as well as acrylic, and watercolor paints. How would you describe your ...

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“Lint in My Pocket” and “That Moment You Know You’re Not Alone,” by Emily Williams-Wheeler, will be on display at the Northwest Art Center’s Gordon B. Olson Library Gallery at Minot State Uiversity from Oct. 2-26.

Fargo painter featured at Minot State

Fargo painter Emily Williams-Wheeler draws inspiration from the bits of random color and textures that make up the lint from a dryer’s trap. “At first glance, it appears grey, but if you look closely, one will find that it is more complicated than that,” said Williams-Wheeler. An ...

Cody Carlson

Meet the artist: Cody Carlson

Hometown: Minot Where can we see your work? You can see my work in a number of spots. This spring, I sold some log planters to Flowers Central. They turned out very cool especially when they were filled with succulents. Also my friend Dave and I did a chainsaw carving for a charity event ...

Lindsay Kaye Gronos

Meet the artist: Lindsay Kaye Gronos

Hometown: Burlington Where can we see your work? www.lindsaygronosphotography.com Do you have work for sale? Not currently, but open to it. In what media do you work? Commercial/graphic design photography. How would you describe your style? Vivid. Who would you say have been ...

Wendy Voeller

Meet the artist: Wendy Voeller

Hometown: Minot Where can we see your work? People can see my work at the Artspace Suite 1 Gallery at 3 Main Street South in Minot, also on my Facebook Link: www.facebook.com/Wendy-K-Weiss-Voeller-581887905262115/, and you can email: touchGodsfaces@gmail.com for inquiries or private ...

Jane Kalmbach

Meet the artist: Jane Kalmbach

Hometown: Kenmare, N.D. Where can we see your work? Online: dakotablessings.com www.etsy.com/shop/ DakotaBlessingsArt Facebook: facebook/Dakota BlessingsArtStudio M & K Pizza Hub, Kenmare Gathering Grounds, Kenmare Taube Museum, Minot Bismarck Art Gallery Do you ...

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CURB' VS. TRUMP Larry David said his irascible, mouthy character on "Curb Your Enthusiasm" is "about a quarter-inch" away from David himself. But David said he bears no resemblance to another blunt talker, President Donald Trump. "I don't consider myself a (expletive)," he told a TV ...

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Meet the artist: Candace Brekke

Where can we see your work? Online:www.eyecandyartwork.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/eyecandycreative Instagram: @eyecandyartwork Actual pieces in private collections in various residential and businesses throughout Minot and Williston. Some available pieces are for sale at 52 West. ...

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Meet the artist: Arvin K. Davis Jr.

Current Hometown: Minot, ND Where can we see your work? I am struggling to meet the deadline for the upcoming 62 Doors show, but I am no stranger to an all-nighter if needed. But fortunately, or unfortunately, we are in an age with internet. I have a website I share with a good friend of ...

The cover of “Steamboats in Dakota Territory: Transforming the Northern Plains” by Tracy Potter shows the steamboat Yellow Stone arriving at Fort Union Trading Post in the 1800s. 

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Author delves into steamboats and Missouri River Region

ota Territory. Tracy Potter writes about “Steamboats in Dakota Territory: Transforming the Northern Plains” in a 128-page book published July 17. Potter, of Bismarck, also is the author of “Sheheke, Mandan Indian Diplomat,” “The Story of White Coyote,” “Thomas Jefferson” ...

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Sculptor Kevin Kresse appears with a bust he created of the late musician Levon Helm, Wednesday in Little Rock, Ark. The bust, once bronzed, will be part of a memorial to the performer, who grew up near Turkey Scratch in eastern Arkansas.

What about young Anna Lee?

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — "Young" Anna Lee Amsden, immortalized in The Band's song "The Weight," is kicking off an effort to restore Levon Helm's childhood home and extend a musical heritage the drummer from Turkey Scratch, Arkansas, developed over 60 years. The Levon Helm Legacy Project says ...

Rocking to their own beat: Haim in charge of their career

NEW YORK (AP) — The rock trio Haim remembers filming their first music video for just $200 before they were signed to a record label. The clip for the song "Forever," released in 2013, features Alana, Danielle and Este Haim riding bikes, playing the guitar in their parents' living room and ...