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​PRCA Championship Rodeo

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 15th, 2017

Saturday, March 18, 6:30pm doors, 7:30pm show

FargoDome, 1800 University Dr N, Fargo

Last day for this one too! Over 200 top professional contestants trying to qualify for the Wrangler National Finals in Las Vegas. Really bad, bone-jarring beasts from the award-winning stock of Mosbrucker Rodeos. $9-$31, $5 more at the door.  

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​Downtown Bounty Hunt

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 15th, 2017

Friday, March 17

210 Broadway N, Fargo

Last day! Puzzled FM’s treasure hunt for all ages. Follow the map to participating stores to solve an array of riddles and puzzles. Each puzzle is different, but all are unique and specific to the store. Great prizes, including a stay-cation at the Radisson.

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​WE Rise 2017

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 8th, 2017

March 12 at 1pm to March 13 at 4pm

Radisson Hotel, 605 E Broadway, Bismarck

ND Women’s Network hosts this interesting and interactive advocacy training. Experts will walk participants through lobbying tips, political structure and testimony preparation.

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​Nappy Roots

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 8th, 2017

Sunday, March 12, 9pm-12 midnight

The Aquarium, 226 Broadway N, Fargo

From Kentucky. They met in college in the 90s, made an album and were signed by Atlantic Records. Consistently creative and successful, now have their own label. Best description: alternative southern rap. $15, 21+ 

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​St. Paddy’s Day Brunch

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 8th, 2017

Saturday, March 11, 10am-1pm

Drekker Brewing Co, 630 1st Ave N, Fargo

Not what you’re thinking, not entirely liquid -- delicious and does go with the numerous beers on tap. Mistake: wrote 1st Street, even more liquid and we’d all be treading water.

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​Louie Anderson with Jason Schomer

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 8th, 2017

March 11, 8-11pm

Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway N, Fargo

The justly famous standup comedian and author. Unique style, seems impromptu, interacts with audience, thinks on his feet. Louie says Jason is “funny, clever, smart, and on his way to the big time.” $35 

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​Kelli Nelson Opening Reception

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 8th, 2017

Friday, March 10, 6-8pm

Ecce Art Gallery, 216 Broadway N, Fargo

Latest paintings from the well-known regional artist who never stops evolving. Subtle colors, arresting images, good company, answers to infrequently asked questions.

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​HIRS with SOTOS

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 8th, 2017

Friday, March 10, 9pm-1am

Red Raven, 916 Main Ave, Fargo

HIRS are LGTBTQIA grinders from Philadelphia. Openers are SOTOS. Both bands have unprintable names, entered herein as initials. Always a congenial crowd at the Raven, $5 requested donation for the bands. 

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​Movie Night at the Aquarium: Over the Top

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 1st, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 8 - 11 PM

The Aquarium, 226 Broadway N, Fargo

The final movie of the Grindflicks 2017 movie series is ‘Over the Top’. Starring Sylvester Stallone as Lincoln Hawk, the movie promises to be a little melodramatic with its storyline about a blue-collar trucker trying to rebuild his relationship with his son while doing a little arm wrestling on the side. Since this is the last movie, there will be a co-ed arm wrestling contest as well as random prize giveaways…

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​ASAH’s International Women’s Day Social

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 1st, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Revland Gallery, 409 Broadway, Fargo

Celebrate International Women’s Day with African Soul, American Heart as they serve hor d’oeuvres and wine catered by Daran’s Fargo and show you their new short film about how education empowers the girls who have been helped by this program. Tickets are $75.

photo by Jessica Wunderlich

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​The other shoe

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