Arts and Entertainment

Sorrow revisited: Re-creating Katrina’s muck in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Patches of black mold on the ceiling. Water marks on the dingy walls. Toys, furniture and a baby grand piano tossed about and covered in a gray muck. The busted floodwall behind the long-abandoned house in New Orleans' Gentilly neighborhood was mended over a decade ago ...

WEALTH OF WESTEROS: Game of Thrones: King’s Landing will rise again

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scorched by a dragon, overrun by enemy soldiers and its buildings reduced to rubble, King's Landing, the capital city in "Game of Thrones," seems destroyed for good. But history suggests that the city could rise again. Despite the horrifying death and destruction, with ...

Central Campus hosts student art show

Students from Minot High School-Central Campus will have their art put on display for all to see on May 20. The student art show will take place in the new commons of Central Campus. The show will be open to the public all day until 7 p.m. The student art show will feature pieces created by ...

Sky Fest over Fort Stevenson

Sky Fest welcomes kite flyers of all ages to decorate the sky over Fort Stevenson, May 25-27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fly your own kite or witness professional kite flyers as they bring in some of the largest kites currently in production. Special activities will take place each day throughout ...

Song called ‘Frequency’

Dakota Chappy is known by many as North Dakota’s fashion inventor, but she has been writing and recording music for over 20 years. Her latest single release called “Frequency,” featuring Daniel Kidd Robinson aka Cashmere Kidd, comedian and cameraman, will be released this week, according ...

German train car in New York for Auschwitz exhibit

NEW YORK (AP) — On a Sunday morning, a crane lowered a rusty remnant of the Holocaust onto tracks outside Manhattan's Museum of Jewish Heritage — a vintage German train car like those used to transport men, women and children to Auschwitz and other Nazi death camps. The windowless boxcar ...

Minot State art students to showcase work in Senior Capstone Exhibition

Seven graduating seniors in the Minot State University art department will be having an exhibition reception at the Northwest Arts Center at on Thursday, May 9 at 6:30 p.m. The students have been working diligently to show off their best work, and the show will feature diverse media created by ...

Wealth of Westeros: Game of Thrones — Arya’s GoT skillz

WASHINGTON (AP) — What does it take to kill the Night King? Definitely not a pair of fire-exhaling dragons. The Night King turns out to be flame retardant. Nor does the ability to loop through time and assume control of ravens' brains help much. Bran Stark pretty much sat helpless beneath ...

Meet the artist: Name: Denise Matson

Hometown: Glenburn Where can we see your work? I take part in the local flea market, area craft shows and threshing shows. Do you have your work for sale? Yes, all my work is for sale. In what media do you work? I work with glassware. An assortment of plates, vases, and votive cups. How ...

Co-CEOs may prove no match for ice zombies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Are two chief executives better than one? With Game of Thrones' Jon Snow revealing his royal lineage to his lover — and aunt — and potential rival Daenerys Targaryen during Sunday's episode, their beleaguered army at Winterfell is about to find out. Daenerys is a ...

International Music Camp sets Old-Time Fiddle Weekend

International Music Camp has set the date for their Old-Time Fiddle Workshop and Contest. The workshop will be held June 6-7 with a concert that Friday with the contest to follow on June 8. The weekend will consist of four workshops: fiddle, guitar, bass and 5-string banjo. The Fiddle Workshop ...

Swing into Spring this weekend

NOTE: The day of the event was incorrect in today's print edition. The event will be this Friday, not Saturday. With spring underway, the Minot Public School Foundation is hosting their annual Swing into Spring Concert and Dance to celebrate. The dance will take place this Friday starting at 7 ...

MSU Powwow Celebration Friday and Saturday

The 30th annual Spring Honor Dance & Pow Wow Celebration will be held Friday and Saturday at the Minot State University Dome. Admission is $3 a day or $5 for a two day wristband for those ages 12 to 55. Elders will be admitted for free. MSU students, faculty and staff will be admitted for ...

Boom Slam! returns for more poetry fun and competition

Joe Davis is bringing Boom Slam! back to Minot to celebrate National Poetry Month and to give poets in Minot a chance to showcase their talent. Boom Slam! will take place April 28 at the MSU Beaver Dam. There will be a half hour social at 1:30 p.m. followed by the Boom Slam! at 2 p.m. Boom ...

Taube announces Student Art Show winners

The Annual North Dakota Juried Art Show has been taking place at the Taube Museum of Art since April 9. The 676 pieces on display were created by students from kindergarten through 12th grade from all across North Dakota. The pieces were judged by local artists for a variety of awards. This ...

Native American art arrives at Met’s American Wing

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time, a major Native American art exhibit is being shown in the American Wing of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, rather than in Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas. "Some visitors were confused about why Native American Art wasn't in the American Wing with ...

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 ...