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Arts and Entertainment

Georgia artist aims to educate on women in history

A Georgia woman will have her artwork on display at the Northwest Arts Center’s walter Piehl Gallery in Minot until March 27. Jamie Azevedo from Savannah, Ga., put together a large collection of 5-inch by 7-inch collages she titled “Preserving History.” Back in 2018, Azevedo happened ...

Bill Engvall returns to North Dakota

Comedian Bill Engvall will be arriving at 4 Bears Casino & Lodge on Saturday. The show will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at 4bearscasino.com. His current tour is “Just Sell Him for Parts” and has traveled all over the United States, giving his fans a good laugh. According to ...

Minot Symphony Orchestra presents video game scores with ‘Fun and Games’

The Minot Symphony Orchestra will perform “Fun and Games” on Saturday, March 7 at 7:30 at Minot State University in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall. Tickets for the concert are $25 for adults, with senior and student discounts, and can be purchased online at www.minotsymphony.com or by calling ...

Minot Chamber Chorale to present ND premier of ‘Magnificat’

The North Dakota premiere of Norwegian composer Kim Andre Arnesen’s “Magnificat” along with two pieces dedicated to the memory of Twilla Peterson will be presented by the Minot Chamber Chorale at its Winter Classical Masterpiece Concert on Sunday. The concert will begin at 3 p.m. in Ann ...

LGBTQ+ masquerade

Magic City Equality will be introducing a new type of event to Minot at the Grand Hotel on March 7. The doors to The MasQUEERade open at 8 p.m. The show will begin at 9 p.m. and end at midnight. Performers from all over North Dakota and some from Minnesota will be attending to perform in ...

Two-character play sheds light on struggle

Jenny Castro, Aili Smith and two Minot State University freshmen will be presenting “Gruesome Playground Injuries” Feb. 27-29. Each performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. and take place in the Black Box Theater on the first floor of Hartnett Hall. “Gruesome Playground Injuries” is a ...

1911 horror: Freshmen, sophomores tackle heavy subject in upcoming play

A horrific disaster that took place in 1911 is coming to light in 2020 by the Central Campus Playmakers in “The Triangle Factory Fire Project,” directed by Kevin Neuharth. It will be performed Feb. 27-29, beginning at 7:30 p.m. all three days at the Central Campus High School ...

Visiting photography professor educates students about print types

Christina Z. Anderson traveled from Bozeman, Mont., to judge the ‘Americas 2020: Paperworks’ show, and also to give an art seminar on the Minot State University campus on Friday afternoon. Anderson is an avid photographer and a professor of photography at Montana State University in ...

Anti-vaping sticker contest winners announced

Anti-vaping sticker creations by Anna Kerzmann and Emma Ramirez were selected as the top designs in a contest conducted by the Minot Area Vaping Task Force. Anna, a fifth-grader at Edison Elementary in Minot, won in the fifth grade and younger category. Emma, a sixth-grader at Memorial Middle ...

‘The Lost Boy’

The Minot High Playmakers are performing “The Lost Boy” at Magic City Campus from Feb. 20-22, starting at 7:30 p.m. “The Lost Boy” tells the tale of James Barrie’s life and how he created the story of “Peter Pan, or the Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up.” The play begins with ...

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 ...