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​Neither Wolf Nor Dog

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 27th, 2017

Friday, April 28, Various times

Marcus West Acres Cinema, 4101 17th Ave, Fargo

This movie, based on the award-winning novel by Kent Nerburn, is a story about a road trip through Minnesota and the Dakotas showing the beauty, tragedy, humor and power of the Lakota Country. So far the film has received amazing reviews, so you’ll be in good company if you choose to go watch.

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​The Traveling Fake News Show

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 26th, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 7:30 PM

225 4th Ave N, Fargo

Aimee Klein’s Skits and Tomfoolery Co. presents their third original show: The Traveling Fake News Show! Join the troupe for laughs, clowns and comedy starting on May 4 until May 6. $10 at the door.

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​Egypt At the Aquarium

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 26th, 2017

Saturday, April 29, 9 PM - 2 AM

The Aquarium, 226 Broadway N, 2nd Floor, Fargo

The rock band Egypt will be playing this week at the Aquarium. They are getting ready for their European tour and will be playing some new material. Let it Breathe from Mankato and Highgraves from Minneapolis will also be joining them on the stage. $5, 21+

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​Tell Me About Sex, Grandma, in Fargo

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 26th, 2017

Friday, April 28, 6 - 8 PM

BernBaum’s, 115 Roberts St, Fargo

Come to BernBaum’s for the release of the book, Tell Me About Sex, Grandma! This book is all about “the talk” and emphasizes consent, sex positivity and the right to be curious about your body. The dialogue in the book reminds readers that a person’s sexuality is their own to discover, explore and share if they choose to. There will be refreshments and a reading with the author and illustrator as well as a special guest.

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​Unruly Undies: An A-WEAR-ness Event

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 26th, 2017

Thursday, April 27, noon - 4 PM

MSUM School of Art, 801 13th St S, Moorhead

MSUM is having a screenprint your own underwear event! So come down to the MSUM Campus Mall with some brand new underwear and print your favorite design on them. You are welcome to bring your own new underwear with 4 inches on the front and 5 - 7 inches on the back, but they will also have underwear for sale at the event.

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​Memories & Momentum: Gay Men’s Choir 2017 Spring Concert Series

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 26th, 2017

Saturday, April 29, 7 PM

Fargo-Moorhead Gay Men’s Chorus, 1104 2nd Ave S, Fargo

The Fargo-Moorhead Gay Men’s Choir will be performing their 2017 Spring Concert Series for three days: April 29, April 30, and May 7. Each performance is at a different time and in a different location so that as many people can attend as possible. On the 29th the concert will be held at Bethesda Lutheran Church for free, but they ask for a $10 donation.

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​People’s Climate March

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 26th, 2017

Saturday, April 29, 1 - 4 PM

2525 9th Ave S, Fargo

March against the government and fight for clean air, water and land with the People’s Climate Movement. The movement calls to everyone so that we can change everything. Like the marches for women and science, the climate march is to gain awareness that people will continue to fight for the Earth and to make sure that we are taking the steps we need to in order to keep the Earth clean.

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​The World’s table Episode 1-Nepal

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 21st, 2017

Thursday, April 27 at 6 PM - 9 PM

Dakota Medical Foundation, 4141 28th Ave. S

Episode 1- Nepal: Brings the exotic, colorful and festive Nepalese culture to you through the eyes of Nepal native Saru Pokharel. She will share her personal experiences, explain the colorful spices of the region and show you how to create one of her favorite dishes. Enjoy multiple courses of Nepalese cuisine (expertly paired with wines), culture and entertainment.

The World's Table project aims to unite our…

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​2nd Annual Black Lives Matter Banquet

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 21st, 2017

Monday, April 24, 4:30 - 7:30 PM

Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom, MSUM, 615 14th St S, Moorhead

Join the Black Lives Matter movement at MSUM for a full dinner alongside education and entertainment including spoken word poetry, hip-hop, music, dance and more. The theme for this year’s event is empowerment so come and learn to some amazing things about the Black Lives Matter community as well as enjoy some delicious food and amazing talent. Tri-college students are free. Community…

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​Touch the Sky and Grass

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 21st, 2017

Sunday, April 23, 1:30 - 4 PM

Rourke Art Gallery Museum, 521 Main Ave, Moorhead

Come to the Rourke for the special opening of “Touch the Sky: Prairie Photographs” by Jim Brandenburg and the closing reception of “Grass” by John Borge and Jonathan Rutter. There will be many different speakers throughout the afternoon including gallery talks from each of the artists as well as talks about science and the Minnesota DNR.

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​Twist

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On Saturday at 4:40pm I headed into Twist to grab a quick bite to eat before work. I was promptly greeted by one of their friendly serving staff. I was in a bit of a hurry as I worked at 5:30pm and I needed to get in and out, and…

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Gardens Galore!

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​Talking to strangers

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​The other shoe

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