Arts and Entertainment

Wealth of Westeros: Managing a merger as the zombies close in

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was never going to be easy to pull together a motley band of warrior eunuchs, Wildling anarchists, nomadic horse lords, fire-belching dragons and, most of all, north country folk who don't much like or trust outsiders. Not even when they face near certain death at the ...

Minot Symphony Orchestra announces mighty finale

Note: The date of the Minot Symphony Orchestra's "The Mighty Five" concert was incorrect in the April 17 print edition of the Minot Daily News. The concert will be held Saturday, April 27. The Minot Symphony Orchestra will present an evening of classics at their 93rd season finale, “The ...

Little Chicago Pub District brings fun events, pub crawls to downtown Minot

Looking for a reason to attract more people downtown after the infrastructure project construction, Jon Lakoduk of The Tap Room thought of a St. Patrick’s Day pub crawl in 2017 that would unite downtown businesses and give people an incentive to come downtown. With a thirst for more, the ...

MSU holds concert in honor of missing and murdered Indigenous women

On Monday, the Minot State University Concert Choir will be pairing with MSU Singers to present “Not One Sparrow Is Forgotten: Music from the Northern Plains” in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall at 7:30 p.m. The concert is in conjunction with the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered ...

Meet the artist: Tim Knickerbocker

Current Hometown: Minot Where can we see your work? Mouse River Players Community Theatre productions Do you have work for sale? No In what media do you work? Theater set design How would you describe your style? There isn’t a specific style to creating a set design. My art is to ...

WealthofWesteros: Game of Thrones-Why Sansa could win it all

WASHINGTON (AP) — Where most "Game of Thrones" fans were horrified by the beheading of the beloved Ned Stark and blamed it on a ruthless king, Columbia University business professor Bruce Craven saw a lesson in failed leadership. The northerner Stark was simply too proud to adjust to the ...

Taube sends out call for all artists

The Taube Museum of Art Main Gallery is seeking entries for their 12th annual Small Works Exhibit and Auction. The small works exhibition is scheduled to be on display from July 23 through Aug. 30. The deadline to take part in the exhibit is Saturday, July 13 at 4 p.m. To take part in the ...

Meet the artist:Rick Heit

Current Hometown: Minot Where can we see your work? www.rickheitphotography.com Do you have work for sale? Yes, we have the standard photography packages for senior pictures, sports teams, confirmations and family pictures. But we also can be commissioned to create unique individual ...

Famous Egyptologist Mark Lehner to speak at MSU on May 2

World-renowned Egyptologist and North Dakota native Mark Lehner will give a lecture at Minot State’s Ann Nicole Nelson Hall Thursday, May 2, according to a press release from Minot State University. Lehner is the director and president of Ancient Egypt Research Associates, Inc. The lecture ...

Earth Day takes over Artspace Suite 1 Gallery

Artspace Suite 1 Gallery will be celebrating Earth Day this year with an exhibition inspired by the day. The new exhibition will open April 10 and run through April 27. Members of Artspace Suite 1 Gallery have been busy creating artwork inspired by Earth Day and what it means to them. ...

Meet the artist: Linda McNea

Current Hometown: Bottineau Where can we see your work? My drawings are just a hobby. Do you have work for sale? I do have notecards for sale. They are in packages of five. Each package has an old house drawing and a story about the house. In what media do you work? I only use ...

National Association for Music Education hosts second music camp

The Minot State University student chapter of the National Association for Music Education is hosting its 2nd Annual Mini-Musician Camp on April 13 on the Minot State University Campus starting at 9 a.m. The theme for this year’s camp is the ocean. Students in grades two to five are invited ...

Beavers and Brew adds BBQ to the 2019 lineup

The third annual Minot State University Alumni Association Beavers and Brew series will shift from burgers to barbeque as this year’s co-host is Bone’s BBQ, Smokehouse & Grill, according to MSU. The 2019 Beavers, Brew and BBQ is set for Friday, April 5 starting at 6 p.m. The event, ...

Jay-Z, Dead & Co, the Killers to perform at Woodstock 50

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z, Dead & Company and the Killers will headline one of the 50th anniversary shows commemorating the groundbreaking Woodstock festival this summer. Woodstock co-founder Michael Lang announced Tuesday that Miley Cyrus, Santana, Imagine Dragons, Robert Plant and The ...

Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens to join Country Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country hit-making duo Brooks & Dunn are riding a resurgence of interest in '90s-era country music with a new album celebrating their top-selling singles, a longstanding Las Vegas residency and now an invitation to join the Country Music Hall of Fame. The ...

Tom Hanks surprises woman by singing ‘Happy Birthday’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Tom Hanks surprised a New Mexico woman celebrating her birthday at an Albuquerque restaurant when he treated her to a special performance of "Happy Birthday." KRQE-TV in Albuquerque reports the Oscar winner surprised Samantha Aragon over the weekend while she was ...

iMagicon returns to Minot for another year of convention fun

The comic and gaming convention iMagicon will return to Minot for its fifth year April 26-28 at a new location, the Minot Municipal Auditorium. From video gaming to fresh new talent like BBDesigns Cosplay, iMagicon celebrates all fandoms and is gearing up to be a good time filled with special ...

Coroner says ‘Young and Restless’ star died of heart disease

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Young and the Restless" star Kristoff St. John died of heart disease, with excessive drinking at the time of his death a contributing factor, according to a coroner's report released Tuesday. Investigators listed "hypertrophic heart disease" as the cause of the ...