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Arts and Entertainment

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 ...

Celebrating pride in MInot

After their initial Pride in the Park celebration had to be canceled due to rainy weather, Magic City Equality is finally back with a new date to celebrate and has added more fun to the day. On Saturday, members of the community can hang out at Roosevelt Park and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. ...

Motor Magic returns to the Magic City

The largest motorsports event in the Upper Midwest is back on for its 21st year in a row at the North Dakota State Fairgrounds. Motor Magic will be held Labor Day weekend (today to Sunday) providing entertainment for auto enthusiasts of all ages. The Magic City International Dragway will kick ...

Taylor Swift taps into her joyful side with ‘Lover’

(AP) — If you want an easy way to see how far Taylor Swift has come since her last album, just compare the two covers. If 2017's "reputation" featured a photo of Swift unsmiling in black and white, "Lover" is an explosion of color, clouds and sparkles. The superb new 18-track collection ...

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 ...

Wylie & the Wild West comes to the Sibyl Center

STANLEY – Wylie & the Wild West will bring their authentic western music to the Sibyl Center in Stanley Saturday night. The show will start at 7 p.m. Wylie Gustafson is a native Montana singer/songwriter with 20 albums and 4 decades of performing, writing, and recording under his belt. ...

HOOPS ON HOPS: How much is too much in the style explosion

DULUTH, Minn. — As the nights start to lose the heat and humidity and a hint of fall drifts in, I’ve been mulling over the current climate of beer trends. The trend today seems to be “go big” and “go bigger.” Have you found yourself in your local beer aisle feeling overwhelmed by ...

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 ...

Enjoy downtown with the Family Festival on Main

The Family Festival on Main has been a tradition on Main Street in downtown Minot for longer than Margie Bolton can even remember. “We are far from the first year,” Bolton said with a laugh. “It’s been going on for many years. I’ve been downtown since 2004 and it’s been going on ...

Try something new at the Minot Food Truck Festival

Returning for another year, the Minot Food Truck Festival is back on Sunday to offer Minot and area residents different tasty treats — some from their own back yard and others from across the country. The festival will start at 11 a.m. Sunday at Oak Park. Entry is $5 for adults and $3 for ...