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Minot State University Choir Director Carlos Vieira and Luminus member Dianna Anderson.

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Recital introduces something new to ND audiences

Take an accomplished choral performer, a much sought-after pianist and a professional contemporary dancer; then place them onstage together, and what you get is something unique in our region. On Sunday at 3 p.m., Minot State University Choir Director Carlos Vieira and Luminus member Dianna ...

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Shades of Summer showing at the Taube

The Taube Museum of Art Lower Gallery will feature acrylic paintings by internationally exhibited artist Hooshang, Khorasani of Ruston, Louisiana during the month of August. Hooshang’s work reflects a bold contemporary style, with hues alternating between muted and highly energized. His ...

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Western Plains Children’s Choirs seeking new members

Western Plains Children’s Choirs includes area singers in grades 3 through 12 from public, private, and home schools. Fall 2017 marks the beginning of their our 27th season of joyful music-making. Singers come back year after year from as far away as Velva, Max, Mohall, and Stanley. They ...

This image released by Lionsgate shows Samuel L. Jackson, left, and Ryan Reynolds in "The Hitman's Bodyguard." (Jack English/Lionsgate via AP)

‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ a fun, action-packed escape

By SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer There's not a whole lot that's new about "The Hitman's Bodyguard ." Its mismatched-pals premise is the stuff of classic buddy comedies. Stars Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson play their typical character types: Reynolds the handsome do-gooder; ...

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Rock The Leaves this weekend

Rock The Leaves 2017 is back at Oak Park for a one-day life-changing concert experience. This 11th anniversary event will feature free food from 4-7 p.m. (while supplies last), food trucks from 12-2 p.m., inflatables, glitter tattoos, face painting, live music, and fun activities for the whole ...

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This photo is of a painting, “Family Portrait: Northern Plains National Heritage Area Suite,” featuring Sitting Bull and his family by Minot artist Walter Piehl. The painting is in the featured exhibit at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, Washburn.

Art, music featured at Interpretive Center

WASHBURN – The Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center and Fort Mandan at Washburn are offering free admission Sunday, Aug. 13, with special events planned at the Center. Minot artist Walter Piehl, whose “Northern Plains National Heritage Area Suite” of paintings have been on display at ...

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Why not celebrate diverse music festival

The all-ages music festival, WhyNot Fest 8 is scheduled for this coming weekend, August 10-13. Hosted by Pangea House (a local arts collective), the eighth annual WhyNot Fest will feature a wide range of bands and performers throughout the weekend. The 65+ acts will include electronic, punk, ...

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Celebrate downtown! Festival on Main returns Saturday

Downtown is anticipating another strong showing for the Downtown Festival on Main, Saturday, Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival will feature timed activities in the performance area featuring performers such as Jerry Lund, Ara Bruce, Karen Martin, Guy and a Gal, and Jerry Schlag, as ...

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Book Review: Rob Reid’s ‘After On’ is intriguing story

(AP) — Author Rob Reid examines the world of social networking and how intrusive it can become in our daily lives in his latest sci-fi endeavor, "After On." A network called Phluttr seems harmless at first and appears to be nothing more than a rival to Facebook. Download the app on a ...

This image released by Sony Pictures shows Idris Elba, left, and Matthew McConaughey in the Columbia Pictures film, The Dark Tower." (Ilze Kitshoff/Columbia Pictures/Sony via AP)

In ‘The Dark Tower,’ franchise visions fall flat

Ah, August. It's that time of year when you can head to your local multiplex to see Matthew McConaughey as an interplanetary David Copperfield who's trying to use his "magics" to destroy a looming tower that protects the universe from ready-to-invade hordes of demons that linger just outside ...

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Creative Night Out set for Aug. 3

Creative Night Out brings the diverse talents of the community to downtown Minot, running on the first Thursday of each month through September. August brings Crazy Dayz Salez going on through out the day at participating retail shops. Hot Spots for August are: Artspace Suite 1 Gallery ...

This image released by Focus Features shows Charlize Theron, center, in "Atomic Blonde." (Jonathan Prime/Focus Features via AP)

In ‘Atomic Blonde,’ Theron heats up the Cold War

People don't usually move very fast in Cold War thrillers. Mostly, the only time anyone runs is right before they get shot in the back. Most of the "action" happens in a film cabinet, down a back alley or with a silencer. The classic Cold War tale — which is to say a John le Carre one — is ...

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Little Big Town will kick-off the State Fair, as they perform smash hits "Little White Church,, "Tornado," and "Girl Crush" along with singles from their latest album The Breaker, tonight at 8 p.m. at the North Dakota State Fair Grandstand.

Superstars open State Fair Weekend

Opening weekend will showcase the legendary talents of Little Big Town, Fergie and the Brothers Osborne, as they grace the Grandstand at the North Dakota State Fair between tonight and Sunday. Proclaimed as "The place where summer shines," this year's Grandstand will feature a trio of ...

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Cast members dazzle during a performance of “Rock of Ages.” Theatergoers can see “Rock of Ages” tonight through Sunday night, box office open 7:30 p.m. and showtime is 8:30 p.m.

Summer of rock n’ roll: MSU Summer Theatre performs ‘Rock of Ages’

Classic rock, riveting romance and show-stopping comedy will be featured during the Broadway smash hit “Rock of Ages,” performed by the Minot State University Summer Theatre, tonight-Sunday at the MSU Amphitheater. Throughout the rock n’ roll showcase, theatergoers can anticipate the ...

Audience members can cheer for a variety of drag queens as they model chic outfits on the runway before providing fun entertainment on the Coliseum Room stage at the Holiday- Inn Riverside in Minot, Saturday at 8:30 p.m.

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Queens to grace the stage in Minot

Fierce talent, stunning style and elegant fashion will grace the Holiday Inn-Riverside in Minot, Saturday night, as LOUD & Proud Productions hosts “Minot Is A Drag,” inside the Coliseum Room at 8:30 p.m. Throughout the glamorous event, audience members can cheer for a variety of drag ...

Saturday, from noon- 3 p.m., Daniel Starks will showcase his exciting blend of toe-tapping folk rock and soul-stirring gospel at Dakota Square Mall.

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Rising folk singer returns to Minot

For singer and songwriter Daniel Starks, music is more than a passion, it’s a personal calling. Saturday, from noon- 3 p.m., Dakota Square Mall will feature Starks’ exciting blend of toe-tapping folk rock fused soul-stirring gospel. Dan Hansen, the founder and coordinator of RTL ...

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North Prairie Farmers Market president AriAnna Wingenbach, plans to be present during the return of the North Prairie Farmers Market, Saturday from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. at the corner of 3rd Avenue SW and 1st Street SW.

North Prairie Farmers Market returns

With the summer season in full bloom, the aroma of fresh produce and seasonal flowers will be featured at the North Prairie Farmers Market, located at the corner of 3rd Avenue SW and 1st Street SW downtown. Throughout Minot, the North Prairie Farmers Market is considered a summer attraction ...

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Classic Rock Coffee in Minot will host singer and songwriter Andrea Joy tonight at 7 p.m.

Andrea Joy brings ‘Together Tour’ to Minot listeners

For singer and songwriter Andrea Joy, expressing her devotion to God through melodic guitar rifts and harmonious vocals is a personal passion. Tonight at 7 p.m., the international gospel performer will showcase hits from her debut album “Inside Out,” at Classic Rock Coffee in ...