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Arts and Entertainment

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 ...

Arts in the Library

Following the growing success of Minot Area Council of the Arts’ summer concert series Arts in the Park and a want to bring more family-friendly events to the Minot community from the Minot Public Library, the two local organizations have come together to present a new winter event to the ...

Brass Band of Minot opens season with ‘October Brass Fest’

The Brass Band of Minot will open this season with a concert titled “October Brass Fest” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6 at Minot State University’s Ann Nicole Nelson Hall. The Brass Band of Minot is North Dakota’s only British-style brass band and provides audiences with the opportunity ...

Girl Scouts Dakota Horizons brings BIG Event to the Magic City

Members of the community are invited to attend the Girls Scouts Dakota Horizons fall kickoff event Believe in Girls being held Saturday at the Girl Scout Service Center of Minot from 9 a.m. to noon. This is the first year the BIG Event will be held in the Magic City. The BIG Event is a ...

Lewis & Clark’s Fort Mandan hosts Candlelight Tour

Whether a trip has been made to Lewis & Clark’s Fort Mandan before or not, Saturday evening would be a great opportunity to visit the regional landmark that was once temporary home to the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The Interpretive Center has Organized a Candlelight Tour for Saturday ...

HOOPS ON HOPS: Oktoberfest has a great history of celebration

The long tradition of the Munich Oktoberfest began in 1810 with the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig von Bayern and Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen, and the entire population of Munich, Germany, was invited. Munich residents lovingly call the area on which the world’s largest folk ...

Botanical illustration: Putting a timely focus on nature

Think of botanical illustrators, and you might envision a world of medieval herbalists, tulip or orchid collectors, or affluent young women of the 17th and 18th centuries making detailed drawings and watercolors of garden plants. But there's nothing old-fashioned about botanical ...

Sid Haig, who acted in ‘House of 1000 Corpses,” dies at 80

NEW YORK (AP) — Sid Haig, the bearded character actor best known as Captain Spaulding in the "House of 1000 Corpses" trilogy, has died. Haig representative Kathleen Schultz tells The Associated Press that he died Saturday after a recent fall in his home. He was 80. "House of 1000 Corpses" ...

Tom Hanks to receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Hanks became one of Hollywood's beloved actors through an array of likable roles, from "Big" to "Forrest Gump," and now his decorated career has earned him one of the highest honors at the Golden Globes next year. Hanks will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the ...

Hearts for fashion

Wondering about fall’s latest trends? Looking for something to do on a Friday night? The Trinity Health Auxiliary Hearts Club is bringing back their Fashion Heart Fundraiser tonight at the Sleep Inn & Suites. Tickets for the event are $10 and doors open at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds from the ...

Da Lutherlic Ladies bring unique comedy routine to Stanley

Comedy duo, Da Lutherlic Ladies are set to perform at the annual women’s event Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Sibyl Center in Stanley, according to a press release. In addition to the entertainment, a portion of the afternoon is a scheduled coffee party featuring a bone china cup and saucer ...

Old-fashioned reporting most compelling aspect of ‘She Said’

(AP) — "She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story that Helped Ignite a Movement" by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, the behind-the-scenes book about how these reporters investigated Harvey Weinstein, is jarring, riveting and, for journalism, necessary. The book's most compelling aspect is ...

Pizza Palooza brings fun for the entire family

Building off of the success of Minot’s Taco Fest, Minot’s first ever Pizza Palooza will be coming to the Minot Municipal Auditorium Saturday. The event is for the entire family and kicks off at 3 p.m. and goes until midnight. “Locals are always looking for more options for their ...

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) ...

Fall brings new shows, streamers, chance of bigger TV tabs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Intrigued by a drama set behind the scenes of a morning TV show, with Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon in the cast? How about a supernatural series topped by Lin-Manuel Miranda or a comedy with Paul Rudd as a man overshadowed by his clone, or the chance to see ...

Stephan King returns with ‘The Institute’

(AP) — The kids are all right again, in Stephen King's world. Not since part one of "It" or his short story "The Body," which became the "Stand by Me" film, has King based a story almost entirely around the lives and fears of young people. The protagonist of "The Institute" is a ...

Gruff Rhys’ songs in Welsh make ‘Pang!’ tuneul gem

(AP) — "Pang!" is another adventurous chapter in Gruff Rhys' fertile and eclectic and solo career, a collection based on mostly acoustic performances but transformed through "radical remixes" by South African producer Muzi. And it's sung in Welsh. "Pang!" is as different from the orchestral ...