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Arts and Entertainment

North Dakota Student Art Show at the Taube

The Taube Museum of Art in Minot will be hosting the North Dakota Student Art Show once again. Art entries will be taken until March 31 at 4 p.m. and displayed from April 7-29. The categories are separated into groups: grades K-3, grades 4-6, grades 7-8 and grades 9-12. The fee rate is $8 per ...

Brass Band of Minot concert for all ages

The Brass Band of Minot will have a concert titled “For the Young and the Old” in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall Sunday at 4 p.m. on Minot State University campus. Several pieces in many different genres will be played, ranging from “Best Foot Forward” by Ernest Tomlinson to “Mr. Sandman” ...

International Artist Series: Jason Lyle Black

Jason Lyle Black will be performing an International Artist Series concert on Friday at 7:30 p.m. It will take place in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall on Minot State University campus. He will be playing “Phantom of the Opera,” “Songs Not to Play at Funerals,” “Song on the Spot,” among ...

Minot Symphony Orchestra presents “The Remarkable Farkle McBride”

On Saturday at 3 p.m., the Minot Symphony Orchestra will be holding its concert “The Remarkable Farkle McBride” in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall on Minot State University campus. There will be a pre-concert lecture and instrument petting zoo starting at 2 p.m. Efrain Amaya, the MSO Maestro, said ...

Frozen Fingers Festival returns for 13th year

The Frozen Fingers Festival will be returning to the Sleep Inn for its 13th year. Musicians will gather on Friday starting at 5 p.m. and Saturday starting at 11 a.m. to share their love for old-time and bluegrass music, including Walt Storey, Little Bluestems and The Missing Lynx. There ...

Satire, disaster

The Northwest Arts Center on Minot State University campus is holding two exhibitions: “Americas 2020: Paperworks” and “Cataclysm.’ “Americas 2020: Paperworks’ is the 49th juried exhibition organized by MSU and is made of 54 pieces of art that are either made of or on paper. They ...

Singing comes from the soul

A Minot High School Central Campus sophomore was given an opportunity of a lifetime to audition for the 2020 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall. Jersey Johnson made the audition and traveled to New York City to perform on Feb. 2. Johnson has had a passion for singing since ...

Snere Ledu makes Arts in the Library debut Sunday

Arts in the Library will be having its fifth concert on Sunday with local string quartet Snere Ledu. They were contacted by Justin Anderson with the Minot Area Council of the Arts and asked if they would be interested in performing at the Arts in the Library event starting at 6 p.m. on Super ...

Rugby artist’s work appears in Boston show

The work of Rugby artist Caroline Doucette will appear with paintings from signature members of the New England Watercolor Society in a month-long show in Boston, Mass., Feb. 4 through March 1. A press release by the society used the terms "excellence," "diversity" and "exceptional" to ...

Art All Around

Vases filled with flowers came to life at the Taube Museum of Art in Minot on Thursday afternoon. Margi Lee, the Taube’s education coordinator, taught Art All Around while her son, Charlie, was out of town. Bodhi Turk-Bly, his younger brother Trout, and Marley Phillips sat next to each ...

Will Grammy voters take the ‘Old Town Road’ on Sunday?

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2020 Grammy Awards are shaping up to be the night of the new kids, with Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X leading in nominations. Those acts, who all released huge No. 1 hits in the last year, have strong chances of beating their more-seasoned competitors, from Lady Gaga ...

Opera becomes new comfort zone for Davis

Learning to love something that a person may not have liked before is an interesting feeling. Joann Martinson Davis felt that way about opera while she was in college. In her five years at Minot State University, she studied voice to be a singer. The MSU music program focuses on classical ...

Cangelosi shares his love for opera

Opera is an art form that spans all over the world. It’s enjoyed by many different cultures, and opera singers get to travel to share their love for the style. David Cangelosi is one such artist, having sung to crowds all around the world. Cangelosi was born and raised in Cleveland, knowing ...

Opera production features young dancers

Fourteen advanced dancers with the Rinat Mouzafarov Institute of Dance & Ballet Theatre will be performing with the Western Plains Opera as it presents “Hansel and Gretel” in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall Jan. 24-26. Mouzafarov choreographed the ballet being performed by dancers aged 10 to ...

Robbers held hostage by hostages

The Mouse River Players are doing a new production titled “In-Laws, Outlaws, and Other People (Who Should Be Shot).” The director, Lin Knickerbocker, said she laughed hysterically when she read through the script and thought the audience would love it. The idea was initially introduced to ...

Author publishes first novel based on her grandparents

Publishing a novel is a dream that a lot of writers have, getting it out into the world for readers worldwide to enjoy. Novels have the ability to take the reader into a different world or a different time. That was the goal of young writer Sarah Hanley. In August 2018, she self-published her ...

Winter event ‘Fight the Frost’ returns to Minot

Games Galore Party Rental is holding its second annual Fight the Frost event at the North Dakota State Fair Center this weekend, starting Friday afternoon. Corey Heiser with Games Galore said all ages are welcome to the event. They will have inflatable obstacle courses, interactives, slides ...

Crafting group this weekend

The monthly Women’s Crafting Weekend is taking place this weekend, starting Saturday and ending Sunday. Once a month, women gather at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 714 in Minot to create several different things together, such as quilts, crocheted stuffed animals ...

Find new ways to solve problems

The Magic City Discovery Center is holding its second annual Inventor’s Camp on Saturday. Liz Weeks, the education and outreach director, said the kids who attended the first camp had so much fun that they wanted to do another. In the time allotted, children who attend will use collected ...

Rob Lowe brings experience with 1st responders to Fox series

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Rob Lowe knows a little something about the vital roles of first responders, and he's bringing that to TV with his latest role. He co-stars with Liv Tyler in "9-1-1: Lone Star" as a New York fire captain who relocates to Austin, Texas, to launch a firehouse from the ...