Arts and Entertainment

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 ...

Community Rocks gifts $37,000 to local beneficiaries

The Community Rocks board of director’s president, Erik Anderson, and vice president and treasurer Andy Bertsch presented checks to seven beneficiaries on Monday. Community Rocks raised a total of $37,000 to be gifted to various groups at their 2019 Community Rocks concert in Feb. The ...

North Dakota Council on the Arts hosts its Statewide Arts Convening

The North Dakota Council on the Arts (NDCA) has announced their Statewide Arts Convening and Governor’s Awards for the Arts. They invite those interested in the arts to attend to get together, learn and share. The focus of the convening will be on “Sharing Our Stories” to learn more about ...

Artist probes Russia’s toxic legacy through family history

MOSCOW (AP) — Pavel Otdelnov recalls how as a child he saw his mother boil his parents' bedding every day. His father worked in the factories of Dzerzhinsk, the center of Soviet chemical manufacturing, and the chlorine and phosgene that yellowed the sheets seeped through protective gear into ...

Alicia Keys memoir ‘More Myself’ coming on November

NEW YORK (AP) — Alicia Keys has a memoir coming out in November, to be published by Oprah Winfrey's imprint. Flatiron Books announced that Keys' "More Myself" will be released Nov. 5 through Winfrey's "An Oprah Book" imprint. Flatiron is calling the memoir a "360-degree perspective" on her ...