The Fargo Police Department, which started monitoring downtown crime with cameras in 2012 with three stationary cameras after a rash of vandalism and thefts, also has three moveable portable cameras used for real-time monitoring of large events such as the Fargo Marathon, ESPN Game Day, large events at the Fargodome and this week at the Fargo Street Fair. The moveable cameras act as an eye in the sky for highly crowded events.
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With the oil sector now bigger than Ag here in North Dakota, we’ve just witnessed an epic shift in defining who we North Dakotans are. The one caveat about oil, however, is that it’s a one-time harvest.
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|Earth to Supreme Court Planet||Ed Raymond|
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Guitarist and longtime Minnesota resident Tim Sparks has made a name for himself for many years by taking on ambitious concepts on the guitar.
Whether it be taking the music of avant-garde composer and saxophonist John Zorn’s band Masada Quartet and condensing it to solo acoustic guitar, or when, in 2009, Sparks released “Little Princess” rearranging and deconstructing the music of Naftule Brandwein—a klezmer clarinetist from the ‘20s dubbed “The King of the Klezmer Clarinet.”
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|Tim Sparks’ “Chasin’ the Boogie”||HPR Contributor|
|Vampire in the sun: Sharon Van Etten reveals her secrets through music||Diane Miller|
Making her feature debut with an expanded adaptation of her 2009 short, Gillian Robespierre shows plenty of talent and even more promise in “Obvious Child,” a low-budget comedy attracting as much attention for its subject matter as it is for star Jenny Slate’s breakout performance. Slate plays Donna Stern, a smart, underemployed stand-up comic whose candid onstage disclosures drive away an already unfaithful boyfriend.
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|Planes, Trains and Submarines||Christopher P. Jacobs|
|Brains! Philippe Walks with Zombies in “Doc of the Dead”||Greg Carlson|
|Movies Become Interactive, Live Performance at MSUM||Christopher P. Jacobs|
Odell St. Lupulin (ABV 6.5%, IBU 46)
This dry-hopped extra pale ale begins with a floral hop scent and an amber-colored body. Poured from a tap, this beer had a minimal white head. With a malt-forward body and crisp, clean finish, it is a perfect summer seasonal available May through September.
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Remember dial-up Internet and the thrill you got as you explored a virtual universe for the first time? Wasn’t the novelty of having things like Ebay only one click away exhilarating? Back then there was a friend of mine who, having just gotten a “really hot computer,” told me that he could dial-up and surf the web at “lightning speeds.” He loved his hot system and was certain that it was not just good enough, but was truly “as good as it gets.”
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|Class Clown||Dr. Elizabeth Nawrot|
|The energy of animals||Diane Miller|
The Great Gatsby, Downtown Street Fair, Racing for a Cause, Black Label Society, Jolie Holland, TedxFargo
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|Best Bets 7-3-14 through 7-10-14||HPR Staff|
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For over five years now, the Trollwood Performing Arts School has taken up residence at the Bluestem Center for the Arts, leaving its park venue in north Fargo in 2008. Generations of area students have entertained audiences across the years with soaring musicals and community collaborations, and for one Trollwood performer, this summer’s show, “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” marks the end of five years with the arts program.
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|In grief and graphite||Sabrina Hornung|
|This small world is a stage||Sabrina Hornung|
|A Taste of What’s To Come||Jack Dura|
Seven Fargo City Commission candidates will be on Fargo’s city election ballot this June 10. Two spots will be filled.
High Plains Reader asked the candidates the following three questions and gave them a tight word limit.
1. Why are you running for city commission?
2. What does “taking care of the city” mean to you?
3. Why should we choose you over the other candidates—what makes you the best choice?
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