Arts and Entertainment

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 ...

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 ...