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THE SCOOP: Mojitos — 7 things to know about summer’s favorite drink

When you're talking about favorite summertime cocktails, the mojito is right up there with the margarita, daiquiri and pina colada. The mix of mint, ice, sugar and rum is refreshing on a hot summer's day at the beach (or wherever you might be). The drink, which by some accounts is close to ...

‘Spider-Man’ swings again with a successful sequel

-Man: Far From Home" begins. After an emotional and strenuous last few movies with the Avengers, a break sounds nice. "I didn't think I had to save the world this summer," he complains. But, you know the drill: With great power comes great responsibility. So it's just a matter of time before ...

Lindley Creek to return to Sibyl Center

On Saturday at 7 p.m., the bluegrass band Lindley Creek will be returning to the Sibyl Center stage in Stanley for another performance. Hailing from the Ozark Mountains and the prairie lands of Missouri, Lindley Creek features Kathie Greer on guitar, songwriting and vocals, husband John ...

‘Evergreen’ is a textured, emotionally charged tale

(AP) — When Willie Black was 15 months old, his father, Artie Lee, was killed in an apparent automobile accident. That's all Willie — police reporter for a Richmond, Virgina, newspaper — knows about his dad. He's never been curious about the man. That changes when Willie's aunt on his ...

Allman Betts Band feels staid on ‘Down to the River’

(AP) — Southern comfort blues-rock has never been about bluster, but Allman Betts Band could have ramped things up a notch on "Down to the River," a lackluster album from a group that should have more to offer. Devon Allman and Duane Betts, the sons of legendary Allman Brothers Band ...

Fundraise the weekend away

This weekend will be filled with fundraising events from a 5K to a motorcycle run to a bike wash. Anyone interested in getting out and taking part will have a few options from which to pick. Road Angels Children’s Cancer Run Starting off the events will be the Road Angels Children’s ...

Walk around with Prairie Sky Breads

Today at 10 a.m., Prairie Sky Breads will be hosting another Prairie Sky Breads Walking Club. Starting at the Minot Area Council of the Arts Building, walkers will head to Roosevelt Park where they will do one lap before returning back to the MACA office. “The route is easy and makes it ...

Anderson Duo set to perform at Sibyl Center

Erik and Dianna Anderson will be performing at the Sibyl Center in Stanley Sunday starting at 3 p.m. Following the performance will be complimentary refreshments. The Anderson Duo has been performing together since 1992, appearing throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and most recently ...

Minot City Band presents two concerts Sunday

The Minot City Band, under the direction of Joseph Alme, will present their eight and ninth concerts of the season at Oak Park on Sunday. Concerts will be at 4 p.m. and at 7 p.m. in the old band shell by the splash park/playground. The Band will perform a variety of music sure to please an ...

‘Midsommar’ is a disturbing, enthralling trip

"Midsommar " is a waking nightmare and I mean that in the best possible way. For over two hours you will be transported to a beautiful village in the middle of nowhere in a foreign land where the sun never seems to set and everyone is wearing ornate flower crowns and enchantingly embroidered ...

Frontier Military Days show life 150 years ago

Fort Stevenson State Park will be holding their annual celebration of the original Fort Stevenson this weekend at Frontier Military Days. This event will run Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Frontier Military Days has been an annual event at Fort Stevenson State Park for 27 years. The ...

Celebrate the LGBTQ+ community at Pride

Celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and who you are at Magic City Equality’s fifth annual Minot Pride Festival. The festival will unofficially start this weekend with a special Pre-Pride Brunch on Sunday with the official kick-off set for June 27. A yearly celebration, Minot Pride Festival is ...

Get ready for an “in-person-ator” at Sibyl Center

The ‘50s and ‘60s Music Revue, an all-star, “in-person-ator” tribute band, is scheduled to perform at the Sibyl Center Saturday night at 7 p.m. This eight-member group brings the music of Roy Orbison, the Everly Brothers, Patsy Cline, Bobby Darin and Frankie Valli to their audiences. ...

Downtown to feature pubs, pups, German Food

The Downtown area will be busy this weekend with different events taking place. That German Place will be holding Little Taste of Germany, a cafeteria style event, while Little Chicago Pub District will brings dogs and pub crawlers together for another year at their Second Pints and Puppies ...

Ribs, chicken, pork: Ribfest brings it all

Go and get succulent ribs, barbecue chicken and sweet pulled pork at the third annual Minot’s Ribfest taking place all weekend. Starting today at 11 a.m. and running through Sunday night at the North Dakota State Fairgrounds, Minot’s Ribfest will feature plenty to eat and a variety of ...

Minot City Bands performs two concerts

The Minot City Band, under the direction of Joseph Alme, will present their fourth and fifth concerts of the season at Oak Park on Sunday. The two concerts will take place at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the old band shell by the splash park and playground. The Minot City Band will perform a ...

‘Chasing the Moon’ takes a look at the history of rocketry

(AP) —This companion book to the upcoming PBS film showcases well-known individuals and some forgotten names that were just as essential in keeping the dream of sending a man into outer space. The first known scientific look at the practicality of rockets came in 1903 when Russian Konstantin ...

‘Western Stars’ new path for Bruce Springsteen

(AP) — Bruce Springsteen's new studio release breaks fresh ground for the veteran rocker, who turns his back not only on the blistering sound of the E Street Band but also abandons the haunting acoustic moods pioneered on "Nebraska" and fine-tuned on later solo efforts. After the ...

Emma Thompson kills in ‘Late Night’

Watching "Late Night," an enjoyably zippy if scattershot comedy about a veteran late-night host and her fresh-faced new writing hire, a persistent thought runs through your head: How have we been abiding without a steady supply of leading roles like this for Emma Thompson, and why haven't we by ...

Pancakes for Project Ignite Light being held Saturday

According to Jolene Haffner, around 3.2 million children are seen at advocacy centers for abuse each year in America. In Minot, around 400 children a year are seen at advocacy centers due to abuse. For this reason, Haffner and Dough Thompson decided to host a Pancake Breakfast to raise funds ...