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Arts and Entertainment

Three days of hands-on, all hands-in community arts events

Minot State University’s NOTSTOCK 2019 continues to offer multiple hands-in, hands-on opportunities for the community to participate in the arts. In its 13th year, Minot State’s annual live, signature arts event celebrates three days of printmaking, poetry, music, ceramics, theater, ...

CELEBRITIES IN THE NEWS

Woody Guthrie Center to honor rapper Chuck D TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Rapper Chuck D is this year's winner of the Woody Guthrie Prize, an award that recognizes artists who speak out for the less fortunate. Chuck D was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013 as part of the ...

Surrey dancers excel at special stars event

Debbie Hansen and David Gerding were presented the “Mirror Ball Trophy” in front of a near sold-out audience at the 5th Annual Dancing for Special Stars event held at the Ann Nicole Nelson Hall on Oct. 15, according to Special Olympics North Dakota. Hansen, an elementary principal, and ...

Technology is remaking how we see the ancient art of theater

NEW YORK (AP) — When James Corden kicked off the Tony Awards this year, his opening number was a full-throated endorsement of the live theatrical experience. "It's live, we do it live, and every single moment's unrepeatable," the late-night TV host sang. "There is a visceral bliss you only ...

New exhibitions at the Taube

The Taube Museum of Art in downtown Minot has two artist on display in their galleries for the next month. Lino and Jaime Azevedo have taken over the Taube’s main and lower galleries. Lino Azevedo grew up in San Francisco and is currently pursuing a lifelong love for art and helping others ...

2019 Cultural Heritage Grant applications now available

BISMARCK – The Cultural Heritage Grant Program provides grant funding for local museums and historical societies for exhibits, special projects or events, education activities, collections and capital improvements. Applications for the 2019 Cultural Heritage Grant are now being accepted. ...

Colton Dixon to rock the Magic City

Greater Minot Concerts is bringing a family-friendly night of music to the North Dakota State Fair Center Theater Room Sunday. Colton Dixon, a finalist in season 11 of the television contest series “American Idol,” will headline the night along with performances from Manic Drive, Tru Serva ...

Welcome to the Asylum

Ready to be diagnosed and treated for your biggest fears? Northwoods Candy Emporium and the Paranormal Investigators of North Dakota have teamed up to create The Asylum of Fear at Dakota Square Mall. The haunted house is being held in what used to be Sears. Those who dare will enter through ...

‘The Charm of Preparedness’ takes the stage

Would a preparedness drill actually prepare anyone for anything? In Jorge Ignacio Cortinas’ “The Charm of Preparedness,” a college is turned on its head when a pre-med student, Tariq, organizes a campus-wide preparedness drill. The drill could be a serious endeavor, or simply a ruse to ...

Ben Gulley and the Timeless Trio will bring talents to Minot

Accomplished American tenor, Ben Gulley, will be performing alongside the Timeless Trio at Minot State University’s Ann Nicole Nelson Hall Sunday, Oct. 20 at 3 p.m. Doors will open 30 minutes in advance with no reserve seating. Single event tickets are available at $30 per adult and $15 ...

Minot’s Chloe Marie to participate in filming of Celebration of Music Concert

Minot teenage singer/songwriter Chloe Marie Watterud will participate in the filming of a national Prairie Public Television Celebration of Music concert series today hosted by Ethan Bortnick in San Bernardino, Calif. She earned this opportunity by winning the North Dakota Celebration of Music ...

‘Night at the Museum’

Famous aviators and others in aviation of the past are back for the second annual “Night at the Museum” hangar dance set for Oct. 26 in the Dakota Territory Air Museum’s Flying Legends Hangar in Minot. The dance will be from 7 p.m. to midnight. Robin Brekhus, air museum events ...

Celebrate Halloween early with Magic City Misfits

The Magic City Misfits will be celebrating Halloween early with a shadowcast performance of The Rocky Horror Picture Show Saturday night at the Mouse River Players Community Theater in Minot. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door for ...

ND Brewers Guild presents Oktoberfest

The North Dakota Brewers Guild chose Minot for their inaugural Oktoberfest that will be taking place tonight. Each year, the guild plans to host a yearly Oktoberfest celebration in a different city. The event in Minot will take place today at the Clarion Hotel & Convention Center from ...

Minot Symphony Orchestra opens 94th season with ‘Homegrown’

The Minot Symphony Orchestra presents its 94th season opener, “Homegrown,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Minot State University’s Ann Nicole Nelson Hall. The symphony will celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day with a festival of our country’s cultures featuring all American composers. The ...

Annual fall, winter classes offered at Taube

The Taube Museum of Art is currently offering a variety of art classes for the 2019 fall and winter season. A Start in Art is an annual program, which runs twice a month from September to May. Children listen to stories or meet animal friends from Roosevelt Park Zoo, then create a hands-on ...

Minot musician Myles Barcomb releases first studio album

Myles Barcomb isn’t exactly a newcomer to the Minot music scene. He is, however, presenting his brand new studio album “Henhouse” with a release party at Atypical Brewery & Barrelworks in downtown Minot Saturday. “I’ve been doing solo acoustic stuff since I was 19 or 20, and ...

Fall family fun with Berry Acres

With the days getting shorter and colder, time is running out to get outside without having to completely layer up. Berry Acres is open as a last chance for outdoor family fun before snow starts sticking around. “We started in 2010 and the only year we weren’t able to open the pumpkin ...

Barktoberfest at The Tap Room to support SVAS

The Souris Valley Animal Shelter is heading downtown to The Tap Room for a German-style, dog-friendly celebration that will help benefit the animal shelter’s veterinary fund. During the Fido 5k in August, SVAS Director Shelbi Waters and Jon Lakoduk, the owner of The Tap Room, were stuck ...