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​Winona LaDuke

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

Thursday, November 9, 6-9pm

Plains Art Museum, 704 1st Ave N, Fargo

The economist and environmentalist who exposed forced sterilization of indigenous women, founded the support for tribal land claims, and was an anti-DAPL water protector, gives a talk at the Art of the Resistance exhibition. 701-406-4076

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​Music in the Parlor with Concordia College

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 3rd, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 6pm

Comstock House, 506 8th St S, Moorhead

Every Thursday this fall at 6pm, light refreshments and tours of the historic Comstock House. 7pm, classical music recitals by the talented students of the Concordia College Music Department. Child-friendly, 25 seats only. To reserve, call 218-291-4211

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​Hollywood Undead with Butcher Babies

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 3rd, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 7-10pm

Sanctuary, 670 4th Ave N, Fargo

Genre-hopping six-piece celebrates the Day of the Dead. Wiseass wisdom, sharp songwriting honed over a decade on the road. Butcher Babies, from Los Angeles, depart from the overplayed, are noted for their explosive stage show. 701-404-9006

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Progress on the Prairie

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 3rd, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 5:30-9pm

Ecce Art Gallery, 216 Broadway North, Fargo

Senator Olympia Snowe will be the featured speaker of the evening. Exemplary Leadership Award Recipient will be awarded to Dina Butcher and the Woman on the Move Award will be presented to Danielle Pinnick. 701-361-7067

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​‘The Good Life’

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 3rd, 2017

Monday, November 6, 6:30-9pm

Fargo Public Library, 102 3rd St N, Fargo

A documentary film about wild rice harvesting on the White Earth Reservation; a community of agriculturists that still harvest rice and practice traditional ways. Edifying, leaves you in a good mood which is not bad these days. 701-241-1472

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​36th Annual Prairie Boutique

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 2nd, 2017

Saturday, November 4, 8am-4pm

Living Waters Church, 4451 40th Ave S, Fargo

Handmade high quality crafts and art. Sweets as well! Melissa Hudson is working on Christmas pieces and ornaments. Cortnee Jenson is excited about bringing her jewelry. 16 fine artists and crafters, vintage items as well. 701-282-0530 

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​John Hest: Georgetown MN History

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 25th, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 6:30pm

Comstock House, 506 8th St S, Moorhead

An important trading post at the intersection of a Red River steamboat line and the cart trails that linked St. Paul and Winnipeg, Georgetown was founded 12 years before Fargo. The town’s history reveals the first years of European settlement. 218-299-5511

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​Chad Prather

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 25th, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 7-10pm

Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway N

The cowboy-hatted modern-day Will Rogers and world-class storyteller, specializing in comedic family stories told from an adult perspective to mature audiences. Many television appearances, 2016 Kings of Cowtown Comedy Tour a sellout. 701-239-8385

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57th Annual Streeter Buffalo Supper

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 25th, 2017

Saturday, October 28, 4:30-7:30

Streeter Memorial Hall, Streeter ND

A legendary community wide celebration from preparation to plating the meal. A North Dakota tradition that has been known to draw close to 2,000 hungry folks to a town of less that 200. 

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​AAUW 59th Annual Used Book Sale

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 25th, 2017

October 27, 28, 9am-5pm; Oct 29, 12-3pm

Moorhead Center Mall, 510 Center Ave

Books are half price on October 28, and there will be a bag sale on October 29. Proceeds support American Association of University Women scholarships. Info: visit www.facebook.com/fmaauw or http://fargo-nd.aauw.net, or call 773-818-5863.

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​The other shoe

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