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Arts and Entertainment

Minot is going late night

A funky house band, charismatic host, and memorable guests all walk into a bar and that’s how a late night show is born. Well, not really. But the concept is being brought to Minot by The Good Talk Network and will be debuting its new “Good Night Minot” late night show Saturday, Nov. 16 ...

Dickens Village Festival tickets go on sale Monday

GARRISON – Tickets go on sale Monday at 9 a.m. for this year’s Dickens Village Festival in Garrison, according to McKaila Behles, director of the Garrison Convention & Visitor’s Bureau. The annual event turns the community of Garrison into a quaint Victorian town from the era of ...

Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase returns to fairgrounds

The North Dakota State Fair Center will be filled with vendor booths and shoppers when the Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase returns to Minot, Saturday and Sunday. “This is the time and place for your holiday shopping,” said Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring in a press release. “More ...

Artists & craftspeople invited to submit ornaments for Capitol tree lighting

BISMARCK – The deadline is no later than Nov. 25 for artists and craftspeople to submit handmade ornaments for for the annual Capitol tree lighting event in Bismarck. Ornaments should be mailed to State of North Dakota, Office of the First Lady, Joey Ness, 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Bismarck, ...

Brave Crow Comics returns with ‘Lincoln’

Following the success of his Lewis and Clark graphic novel in the region, Orville Evjen of the Turtle Lake area wanted to highlight another famous person in history who made a great impact on the United States. Now, he’s returned with “Lincoln.” When Evjen finished his Lewis and Clark ...

Brass Band of Minot presents ‘A Brass Celebration’

The Brass Band of Minot is celebrating the coming season with a concert titled “A Brass Celebration” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10, at Minot State University’s Ann Nicole Nelson Hall. The band is directed by Gordon Troxel and consists of brass and percussion players of a variety of ages ...

Region 8 One-Act Play schedule released

Minot State University’s Program of Theatre Arts and Campus Players are once again hosting the Region 8 One-Act Play Contest, today in Hartnet Hall’s Aleshire Theater. Performances will take place throughout the day from 8:30 a.m.-5:10 p.m. by area high schools. The tentative schedule is ...

Large number of students attend Northwest Festival of Music

Nearly 700 students took part in the 41st Annual Northwest Festival of Music held at Minot State University on Friday and Saturday, according to Emerson Eads, director of Choral Activities and assistant professor of music at MSU. More than 100 music educators from schools across North Dakota ...

Freebies are the key hook in new ‘streaming wars’

If you make it free, will they come? Apple, Disney and AT&T's WarnerMedia want to jump-start their challenges to Netflix by offering freebies and deep discounts on emerging streaming plans. That includes a free year of Apple TV Plus for customers of new Apple devices and a free year of ...

The Big One Art & Craft Fair returns to Minot for 44th year

It’s here and it’s The Big One. The 44th Annual Minot Christmas Big One Art & Craft Fair is in town this weekend for area residents to look for hand crafted goods to decorate their homes, bake for the holidays or gift to their friends. More than 250 exhibitors will fill their booths ...

MSU English Club hosts new murder mystery event

The Minot State University English Club will host their first ever All-Hallows Writing Convention murder mystery event Saturday in Hartnett Hall. The interactive shows begin in Aleshire Theater at 6, 7, and 8 p.m. and are open to students, staff, faculty, and Minot community members. Members ...

Minot State hosts 41st annual Northwest International Festival of Music

Minot State University will be alive with the sound of music Friday and Saturday as high school students participate in the annual Northwest International Festival of Music. “Minot State University Division of Music is celebrating its 41st Northwest Festival, and I’m delighted to have my ...

Catching the Dakota drift

The Dakota Drifters are bringing their old-time country twang and tunes to the Minot Public Library Sunday for the Arts in the Library event at 6 p.m. The quartet is made up of Dick and Brenda Johnson from the Turtle Mountains, Carl Kannianen from the Stanley area and Toby Nelson of Minot. ...

Colorful artwork decorates downtown Minot alleyway

There’s quite a bit of color, and intriguing designs, in unusual places in downtown Minot. The artwork changes the look immensely of what would otherwise be the usual weathered brick facade of some of the city’s older buildings. The west wall of Central Avenue Variety, which is located on ...

Will you make it out in time?

A mad scientist’s lair, an abandoned asylum and a creepy morgue await those that dare try to escape at Magic City Campus this weekend. Minot High School’s Health Occupations Student of America club is hosting escape rooms Saturday from 6-11 p.m. and Sunday from 4-8 p.m. People will have ...

Halloween at the Gardens

Angelic Gardens is combining a family fun learning experience with spooky ghost stories to bring Halloween at the Gardens to the community Saturday from 1-8 p.m. and Sunday from 1-6 p.m. “It’s about the experience and it’s for families,” said Angy Edison, owner of Angelic Gardens on ...

Halloween Fun Night at the Minot YMCA

Looking to escape the dropping temperatures but want to spend time with the family? The Minot YMCA is hosting a Halloween Fun Night tonight from 5-7 p.m. Costumes are encouraged for a night of treats, games, bouncy house fun and time with Dizzy the Clown. Admission is $3 per child or $15 for a ...

Take a trip under the sea

The Minot High School Playmakers are taking audiences under the sea with their season opening performance of “The Little Mermaid” beginning tonight at 7 p.m. at Magic City Campus. “When I took over the theater program here at Magic City Campus this fall, we combined the Central Campus ...