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Barktoberfest at The Tap Room to support SVAS

The Souris Valley Animal Shelter is heading downtown to The Tap Room for a German-style, dog-friendly celebration that will help benefit the animal shelter’s veterinary fund. During the Fido 5k in August, SVAS Director Shelbi Waters and Jon Lakoduk, the owner of The Tap Room, were stuck ...

Girl Scouts Dakota Horizons brings BIG Event to the Magic City

Members of the community are invited to attend the Girls Scouts Dakota Horizons fall kickoff event Believe in Girls being held Saturday at the Girl Scout Service Center of Minot from 9 a.m. to noon. This is the first year the BIG Event will be held in the Magic City. The BIG Event is a ...

Lewis & Clark’s Fort Mandan hosts Candlelight Tour

Whether a trip has been made to Lewis & Clark’s Fort Mandan before or not, Saturday evening would be a great opportunity to visit the regional landmark that was once temporary home to the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The Interpretive Center has Organized a Candlelight Tour for Saturday ...

HOOPS ON HOPS: Oktoberfest has a great history of celebration

The long tradition of the Munich Oktoberfest began in 1810 with the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig von Bayern and Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen, and the entire population of Munich, Germany, was invited. Munich residents lovingly call the area on which the world’s largest folk ...

Hearts for fashion

Wondering about fall’s latest trends? Looking for something to do on a Friday night? The Trinity Health Auxiliary Hearts Club is bringing back their Fashion Heart Fundraiser tonight at the Sleep Inn & Suites. Tickets for the event are $10 and doors open at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds from the ...

Da Lutherlic Ladies bring unique comedy routine to Stanley

Comedy duo, Da Lutherlic Ladies are set to perform at the annual women’s event Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Sibyl Center in Stanley, according to a press release. In addition to the entertainment, a portion of the afternoon is a scheduled coffee party featuring a bone china cup and saucer ...

Old-fashioned reporting most compelling aspect of ‘She Said’

(AP) — "She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story that Helped Ignite a Movement" by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, the behind-the-scenes book about how these reporters investigated Harvey Weinstein, is jarring, riveting and, for journalism, necessary. The book's most compelling aspect ...

Pizza Palooza brings fun for the entire family

Building off of the success of Minot’s Taco Fest, Minot’s first ever Pizza Palooza will be coming to the Minot Municipal Auditorium Saturday. The event is for the entire family and kicks off at 3 p.m. and goes until midnight. “Locals are always looking for more options for their ...

Fall brings new shows, streamers, chance of bigger TV tabs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Intrigued by a drama set behind the scenes of a morning TV show, with Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon in the cast? How about a supernatural series topped by Lin-Manuel Miranda or a comedy with Paul Rudd as a man overshadowed by his clone, or the chance to see ...

Stephan King returns with ‘The Institute’

(AP) — The kids are all right again, in Stephen King's world. Not since part one of "It" or his short story "The Body," which became the "Stand by Me" film, has King based a story almost entirely around the lives and fears of young people. The protagonist of "The Institute" is a ...

Gruff Rhys’ songs in Welsh make ‘Pang!’ tuneul gem

(AP) — "Pang!" is another adventurous chapter in Gruff Rhys' fertile and eclectic and solo career, a collection based on mostly acoustic performances but transformed through "radical remixes" by South African producer Muzi. And it's sung in Welsh. "Pang!" is as different from the orchestral ...

Celebrating art, music and mindfulness

The Randall brothers held their first LeeWok festival five years ago for friends and family to remember their older brother, Lee, who took his life nearly nine years ago. “He was kind of the patriarch of our family,” Ryan Randall explained. “We were always trying to figure out a way to ...

NYC troubadour Jesse Malin shines on ‘Sunset Kids’

Straighten out the turns in Jesse Malin's career and you'll have yourself a long road. From his prepubescent start on the New York hardcore scene to his days in the punkish D-Generation and an extensive solo résumé, the Flushing-born singer-songwriter has produced plenty of highlights. You ...

Dystopian and watery Earth hosts ‘After the Flood’

In her debut novel, "After the Flood," Kassandra Montag explores the social impact of climate change in a dystopian future where the Earth's surface is covered in water. Readers can expect adventure, suspense and harrowing tales on the high seas through this watery journey. With invaluable ...

Celebrating pride in MInot

After their initial Pride in the Park celebration had to be canceled due to rainy weather, Magic City Equality is finally back with a new date to celebrate and has added more fun to the day. On Saturday, members of the community can hang out at Roosevelt Park and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. ...

Motor Magic returns to the Magic City

The largest motorsports event in the Upper Midwest is back on for its 21st year in a row at the North Dakota State Fairgrounds. Motor Magic will be held Labor Day weekend (today to Sunday) providing entertainment for auto enthusiasts of all ages. The Magic City International Dragway will ...

Taylor Swift taps into her joyful side with ‘Lover’

(AP) — If you want an easy way to see how far Taylor Swift has come since her last album, just compare the two covers. If 2017's "reputation" featured a photo of Swift unsmiling in black and white, "Lover" is an explosion of color, clouds and sparkles. The superb new 18-track collection ...

Wylie & the Wild West comes to the Sibyl Center

STANLEY – Wylie & the Wild West will bring their authentic western music to the Sibyl Center in Stanley Saturday night. The show will start at 7 p.m. Wylie Gustafson is a native Montana singer/songwriter with 20 albums and 4 decades of performing, writing, and recording under his belt. ...

HOOPS ON HOPS: How much is too much in the style explosion

DULUTH, Minn. — As the nights start to lose the heat and humidity and a hint of fall drifts in, I’ve been mulling over the current climate of beer trends. The trend today seems to be “go big” and “go bigger.” Have you found yourself in your local beer aisle feeling overwhelmed by ...