Arts and Entertainment

MSU Summer Theatre puts on “Mamma Mia” for opening show

As the weather gets warmer, things are going to heat up at the MSU Summer Theatre with their first show of their 54th Season: “Mamma Mia.” Taking place on June 12 through June 17, audiences will get to enjoy the well known story told through ABBA’s memorable music. The play follows ...

Taube Museum of Art brings summer camps

The Taube Museum of Art will be offering two different camps this summer. The first will take place with two sessions on June 18 and 19 for ages three to four and the second will take place July 29 through Aug. 1 with two session times for ages five and up. The first camp for ages three to ...

Downtown hosts wine, beer and art

The Downtown Association will be holding their annual wine and beer walk on Thursday, June 13, from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. with 16 stops for guests to try different wines, beers and see featured art. The Downtown Wine Walk is typically held yearly with the twist of beer being added recently. This ...

Festival of Arts Concerts underway

The Royal Canadian Air Force Band, International Brass Band, Those Guys, and more will be performing at the International Music Camp’s Festival of the Arts Concert series. Concerts will take place throughout the months of June and July. The Festival of Arts Concert series has been going on ...

Meet the artist: Hannah Auer

Current Hometown: Minot Where can we see your work? I am new to Minot, so I do not currently have any work up in galleries, but I hope to soon to help make a name for myself. However, I will be at ARTMAIN displaying and selling art for the first Thursday of June. Do you have work for ...

Northwest Arts Center receives $1,000 grant

To develop current leadership capacity through lifelong learning, the Northwest Arts Center has been awarded a $1,000 professional development grant from the North Dakota Council on the Arts (NDCA). This grant provided funds to the Northwest Arts Center for the director to attend the 2019 ...

Minot Public Library features Celtic guitarist

The Minot Public Library is pleased to once again welcome acclaimed Celtic guitarist and storyteller Jerry Barlow to the library. Barlow will perform a concert on Monday, June 10, at 7 p.m. in the Minot Public Library. The program is sponsored in part by Hyatt House and is free to the ...

Creative Night Out brings talents to First Thursday events

Creative Night Out brings the diverse talents of the community to downtown Minot, running on the first Thursday of each month through Sept. This weeks event will take place on June 6 starting at 5:30 p.m. Hot spots where music, snacks, sale specials and artist demonstrations will be featured ...

Traveling theater comes to Minot

Mouse River Players Theater will be playing host to the traveling theater group Missoula Children’s Theater come June 10. The group will be coming to Minot to work with local children interested in performing in a revised version of a chosen play. Auditions will begin at 10 a.m. on June ...

Live music festival benefits Independence, Inc.

Independence, Inc., a nonprofit committed to empowering people with disabilities, is kicking off the summer with the first-ever Sound of Independence live music festival on Thursday, June 6, at The Starving Rooster in Minot from 7 to 11 p.m. The event has a diverse lineup of established ...

Dream becomes reality as Tioga Community Center opens

TIOGA — The Tioga Community Center will host a grand opening today from 2 to 4 p.m., according to a news release. The Tioga Area Economic Development Corporation, City of Tioga, The Bank of Tioga, area businesses and local community members will share in the opening event. The $5.2 million ...

Meet the artist: Name: Chace Lock

Current Hometown: Los Angeles, Cali. Where can we see your work? You can see my work at chaselock.co, @chaselock (Instagram), @chaselockart (Facebook), or certain galleries depending on dates. Do you have work for sale? All works are for sale. How would you describe your style? My ...

Special activities at Roosevelt Park Zoo

Roosevelt Park Zoo in Minot is observing World Otter Day today with special activities planned from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The special activities are free. Becky Dewitz, zoo director, said World Otter Day is a day set aside for conservation awareness of the otter species. The Minot zoo has two ...

Camera club presents year-end awards

Monday, May 20, the Minot Camera Club held its annual banquet and award presentations at the Pizza Ranch in Minot. Jason and Amy Gemar of Gemar Photography had the difficult task of judging the “cream of the crop” photos chosen throughout the year. Jason Gemar commented, “You are an ...

Minot State Summer Theatre set for 54th season

Minot State University Summer Theatre is entering its 54th season with returning talent and first-time shows. “This summer we have four shows that have never been seen at Summer Theatre, which is pretty exciting,” said Summer Theatre Artistic Director Chad Gifford. “One thing that is ...

Taube Museum features Chase Lock

The Taube Museum of Art’s Main Gallery will feature Arcane, a series of expressionistic mixed-media paintings by artist Chase Lock. The exhibition will run June 6 through July 19 with an opening reception on June 6. Chase Lock, a North Dakota native, takes inspiration for his work from the ...

German birthplace marks Bauhaus centenary with new museum

WEIMAR, Germany (AP) — The German city where the Bauhaus was born a century ago is paying tribute to the school behind a string of modern design icons with a new museum meant to anchor it in its turbulent historical context. The Bauhaus Museum in Weimar, a functional but elegant concrete ...

WEALTH OF WESTEROS: Game of Thrones: Economics of mercy, other final lessons

WASHINGTON (AP) — So Daenerys broke the wheel, after all. Or at least knocked it out of alignment. The long-suffering people of Westeros get a chance at a new beginning in the final episode of HBO's epic series "Game of Thrones." But Dany won't lead the resurrection, having been stabbed to ...

Comedian Bob Golub heads to Minot

Bob Golub has been a comedian and an actor for 40 years. He has traveled the world performing for the troops and now, on May 25, he will reach the milestone of performing in all 50 states with his Minot show. He will be performing at the Clarion Hotel starting at 8 p.m. Golub grew up in ...