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​HPRs 2018 Best of the Best Awards Night

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 16th, 2018


Sunday, May 20, 6 p.m.

Plains Art Museum, 704 1st Ave N, Fargo

Ladies and gentlemen start your engines... the votes are in. Erik Block will be the master of ceremonies while DJ Dextrious keeps the tunes rolling. Come celebrate our terrifically talented community of movers and shakers! Doors @ 6. Awards @ 7. Cash wine and beer bar. 

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Island Park Swing Dancing

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 16th, 2018

Tuesday, May 22, 7-10 p.m.

Island Park, 302 7th St S, Fargo

Meet up at the Island Park Gazebo for Tuesday night swing dancing. This free event starts with a quick crash course in swing dance at 7 p.m. and the music and social dancing starts around 7:30. No partner or dance experience required. 

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​FMGMC Sing Out

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 16th, 2018

Sunday, May 20, 2 p.m.

Bethesda Lutheran Church, 401 40th Ave S, Moorhead

Under the direction of Angel Lira, this year’s spring concert includes music that observes all spectrums of the LGBTQ+ community exploring themes of celebration and parody as well as works and defiance, all exploring what it means to be a gay person in 2018.

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​Cheech & Chong

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 16th, 2018

Friday, May 18, 8-9:30 p.m.

Shooting Star Casino, 777 Casino Road, Mahnomen

Counterculture kings Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong are still smokin’ and they’ll be at Shooting Star Casino with special guest Shelby Chong. 

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​Dearly Departed with Barnaby Jones, Know Signal and Grime

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 16th, 2018

Friday, May 18, 9 p.m.

The Garage Bar, 3108 9th St S, Moorhead

Local stoner sludge heroes Barnaby Jones, and Fargo rockers Know Signal share the bill with a little capitol city metal ala Grime. Who’s ready to bang their heads?

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​Crowe Farm Retreats : 25 Years Celebrating Art and Nature

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 9th, 2018


Saturday, May 12, 1:30-3:30pm

The Rourke Art Gallery and Museum, 521 Main Ave, Moorhead

Public opening for a group exhibition of artwork by Jim Conaway, Bob Crowe, Zhimin Guan, Dan Jones, Paul Kellett, and Carl Oltvedt. Artist talk starts at 2pm. For the past 25 years, a group of artists have gathered every autumn for a long weekend of painting and good times. It all started at Solinger's Resort on Lake Lida. It then changed to Bob Crowe's family lake cabin and then shifted to the Crowe…

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​Transgender Youth: How to be a Good Ally

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 9th, 2018

Saturday, May 12, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

First Congregational Church of Christ, 406 8th St S, Moorhead

Transgender youth need adult and peer allies! This workshop will provide participants with the proper tools to be a transgender youth ally. Panel of Presenters will include two Transgender Activists, a Therapist who works with clients who identify as Transgender, and the sponsor of the GSA at a local high school. Over 80% of LGBTQ+ youth have been assaulted or threatened, and every instance of…

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​Studio 614: A Disco Party

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 9th, 2018

Saturday, May 12, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.

Front Street Tap Room, 614 Main Avenue Fargo

Is it hot in here of is it just the Saturday Night Fever taking over? Break out your dancing shoes and 70s threads because DJ Yanni and Garret Hoy are taking over below Front Street with some sweet 70s grooves.

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​FM Wing Challenge!

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 9th, 2018

Friday, May 11, 3 - 8 p.m.

Southwest Arena, 4404 23rd Ave S, Fargo

Wing enthusiasts can anticipate a beer garden, concessions, a bean bag tournament.. and WINGS! There will be a special fundraising portion to this event with members of Lukas “The Dutch Destroyer” Kuster’s family selling their bracelets for the Live Like Lukas Foundation. A little bird told us that Thundar the NDSU Bison Mascot will be in attendance too.

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​Mr. Kingsmen Hooker and Hero Drag Party

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 9th, 2018

Friday, May 11, 8:30pm-howling

The Garage Bar, 3108 9th St S, Moorhead

OK, you had us at hookers and heroes! Gear up for a night of all inclusive entertainment with a little razzle dazzle drag magic at the Garage Bar this weekend. 

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