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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 ...

Northwest Arts Center presents fall exhibitions

The Northwest Arts Center opened its fall exhibition calendar with a wide variety of contemporary art and artists, according to a press release. “Americas 2019: All Media” features a large selection of Minot and North Dakota artists in its national and international entrants. “Science ...

Celebrating art, music and mindfulness

The Randall brothers held their first LeeWok festival five years ago for friends and family to remember their older brother, Lee, who took his life nearly nine years ago. “He was kind of the patriarch of our family,” Ryan Randall explained. “We were always trying to figure out a way to ...

NYC troubadour Jesse Malin shines on ‘Sunset Kids’

Straighten out the turns in Jesse Malin's career and you'll have yourself a long road. From his prepubescent start on the New York hardcore scene to his days in the punkish D-Generation and an extensive solo résumé, the Flushing-born singer-songwriter has produced plenty of highlights. You ...

Dystopian and watery Earth hosts ‘After the Flood’

In her debut novel, "After the Flood," Kassandra Montag explores the social impact of climate change in a dystopian future where the Earth's surface is covered in water. Readers can expect adventure, suspense and harrowing tales on the high seas through this watery journey. With invaluable ...

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 ...