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Arts and Entertainment

AP’s top albums of 2019: Ari Lennox, Summer Walker, Anitta

NEW YORK (AP) — The top 10 albums of the year by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu: 1. Ari Lennox, “Shea Butter Baby”: A message to the Grammy Awards, in the words of pop music philosopher Mariah Carey: “Them chickens is ash and I’m lotion.” Them is the Grammys, and ...

AP’s top songs of 2019: Jhene Aiko, Sam Smith, Normani

NEW YORK (AP) — The top 10 songs of the year by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu. 1. Jhené Aiko, “Triggered (freestyle)”: Jhené Aiko brilliantly captures so many emotions in one song on “Triggered (freestyle),” as she rapidly spits out lyrics in a raw way that range ...

AP names ‘To Live and Die in LA’ its top podcast of 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — The top 10 podcasts of the year picked by The Associated Press. 1. “To Live and Die in LA,” Tenderfoot TV & Cadence 13. What makes this podcast from journalist Neil Strauss so riveting is how organically it all came together. Strauss was asked to help out in the ...

Name: Aaron Michels

Current hometown: Des Lacs Where can we see your work? You can see my work at Suite 1 Gallery, art shows around the state, and my website: https://www.aaronmichelsphotography.com/. Do you have work for sale? I have work for sale. While most of what I have is set in size by myself, I ...

‘Holiday Magic’

The Minot Symphony Orchestra presents “Holiday Magic” on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 7:30 p.m. at Ann Nicole Nelson Hall, Minot State University. The symphony will bring out the spirit of the season with this evening of holiday music. The concert will feature the 70-plus member symphony, ...

Sertoma of Minot brings holiday cheer to Oak Park

Looking to get into the holiday spirit and enjoy the lights? Head to Oak Park this evening as the Sertoma Club celebrates the opening of their annual Christmas in the Park from 6-10 p.m. “I think we’ve been doing it almost 20 years now,” explained Sue Stewart, secretary of the Sertoma ...

Discover the magic of iMagicon

Comic and gaming convention iMagicon returns for its sixth year with some big names guests in tow. The convention will be held April 24-26 at the Minot Municipal Auditorium and will be hosting five cast members from the hit TV series “Star Trek Discovery.” The fandom convention announced ...

A tour inside a Broadway theater is the place to geek out

NEW YORK (AP) — Walking into a Broadway theater at show time is something special — the electricity, the excited murmurs, the shared anticipation. But, it turns out, walking into an empty Broadway theater can be just as fun. A newly launched tour of the Hudson Theatre offers a rare chance ...

2019 Festival of the Arts and Charles Lee exhibit

The Taube Museum of Art is taking part of the 2019 Downtown Christmas Open House Friday, Nov. 29. We will be showcasing our annual Festival of the Arts in the main gallery. A wide variety of artists will have their work up for sale including: hand dyed scarves, jewelry, original artworks and ...

Hands-on photograph preservation workshop set for Nov. 26

BISMARCK – “Preserving Family Photos,” a hands-on photograph preservation workshop, will be held Nov. 26 from 1-4 p.m. at the Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library. The workshop is open to everyone. Staff from the North Dakota State Archives and State Library will present strategies ...

A glimpse into the world of Mollie Douthit

“The easiest way to say it is, it’s a visual diary of my life,” said artist Mollie Douthit about her work. “It’s stuff happening and maybe a unique perspective or different angle and that’s what I do.” Douthit, a native of Grand Forks, has been working and displaying art around ...

Relive a classic tale with ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’

The White Witch has prevented Christmas in Narnia and the animals are in a silent uproar until four children wander into the exciting land through an old wardrobe. Do they have what it takes to defeat the White Witch and restore the magic of Christmas to Narnia? Minot’s Mouse River Players ...

Minot State presenting 99th Annual Messiah Dec. 8

The Minot State University Division of Music will present the 99th Annual Messiah Dec. 8. The production is set for 4 p.m., open to the public and free of charge. A freewill offering will support the Dr. Joseph M. and Jackie Hegstad Scholarship and the John and Patricia Strohm Music Scholarship ...

Former Minoter Evelyn Marrion’s showtime death

She dazzled and entertained carnival goers countless times, flying through the air while performing high above crowds as a member of “The Four Sky Devils.” However, on Aug. 23, 1955, while performing before hundreds of onlookers at the Summer Days Festival in Dixon, Ill., things went ...

Downtown Minot prepares for the Holidays

It’s official, Minot’s Main Street has received its first touch of holiday flair with the raising of the Christmas tree at the North end of the street Thursday. A crew from Hight construction used a boom truck to lift the 30-foot tree off a transport trailer and secure its place on Main ...

Minot Symphony Orchestra presents ‘From Russia with Love’

The Minot Symphony Orchestra presents “From Russia with Love” Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall at Minot State University. Explore three of the most well-known pieces in the Russian repertoire, including “Festival Overture” by Shostakovich, “Symphonic Dances” by ...

International Artist Series brings Tajci to the Magic City

Croatian pop superstar, Tatiana “Tajci” Cameron, and her sister who is lead vocalist with Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Sanya Matejas, will be performing live at Minot State University’s Ann Nicole Nelson Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. Cameron, and Matejas bring a unique ...

Minot is going late night

A funky house band, charismatic host, and memorable guests all walk into a bar and that’s how a late night show is born. Well, not really. But the concept is being brought to Minot by The Good Talk Network and will be debuting its new “Good Night Minot” late night show Saturday, Nov. 16 ...

Dickens Village Festival tickets go on sale Monday

GARRISON – Tickets go on sale Monday at 9 a.m. for this year’s Dickens Village Festival in Garrison, according to McKaila Behles, director of the Garrison Convention & Visitor’s Bureau. The annual event turns the community of Garrison into a quaint Victorian town from the era of ...