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Arts and Entertainment

‘Night at the Museum’

Famous aviators and others in aviation of the past are back for the second annual “Night at the Museum” hangar dance set for Oct. 26 in the Dakota Territory Air Museum’s Flying Legends Hangar in Minot. The dance will be from 7 p.m. to midnight. Robin Brekhus, air museum events ...

Minot Symphony Orchestra opens 94th season with ‘Homegrown’

The Minot Symphony Orchestra presents its 94th season opener, “Homegrown,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Minot State University’s Ann Nicole Nelson Hall. The symphony will celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day with a festival of our country’s cultures featuring all American composers. The ...

Annual fall, winter classes offered at Taube

The Taube Museum of Art is currently offering a variety of art classes for the 2019 fall and winter season. A Start in Art is an annual program, which runs twice a month from September to May. Children listen to stories or meet animal friends from Roosevelt Park Zoo, then create a hands-on ...

Arts in the Library

Following the growing success of Minot Area Council of the Arts’ summer concert series Arts in the Park and a want to bring more family-friendly events to the Minot community from the Minot Public Library, the two local organizations have come together to present a new winter event to the ...

Brass Band of Minot opens season with ‘October Brass Fest’

The Brass Band of Minot will open this season with a concert titled “October Brass Fest” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6 at Minot State University’s Ann Nicole Nelson Hall. The Brass Band of Minot is North Dakota’s only British-style brass band and provides audiences with the opportunity ...

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 ...

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) ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...