Best Bets

​Beer & Charcuterie Dinner

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 4th, 2017

Monday, October 9, 6-7pm

Junkyard Brewery, 1416 1st Ave N, Moorhead

Beer and charcuterie pairings selected by Chef Ryan Nitschke of Luna Fargo and eponymous owner Aaron Juhnke. 4 pairings, crackers, snacks & sauces, discussion of why they taste so good together. Limited to 32 tickets. 701-936-5545

Read more...


FAM-JAM (fire relief benefit for J-SAUCE)

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 4th, 2017

Friday, October 6, 8pm-howling

Jerry’s Original Music Club, 1500 11th Street N, Moorhead

On August 11th, 2017, a fire destroyed J-SAUCE aka Jason Grant’s 2005 Chevy Uplander minivan 9 miles outside of Fargo on I-94. He was in the process of moving when his vehicle caught fire losing many of his possessions including his equipment for work. J-SAUCE has been a positive force in the FM music scene for nearly 25 years. Come show your support!

Read more...


​Free Smoke Alarms

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 4th, 2017

Saturday, October 7

2602 12th St N, Fargo

On October 7, the Red Cross will be installing 800 free smoke alarms in homes across Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo, and Casselton. “We are looking for 200 volunteers to help us!” Gretchen Hjelmstad, 701-364-1800 x2019; 701-630-2172

Read more...


​Screaming Females, Street Eaters, Free Truman and Pisstory

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 4th, 2017

Friday, October 6, 10pm-howling

The Aquarium (above Dempsey’s), 226 Broadway N

The New Jersey punk trio celebrates 10 years and six albums together. They’ve been featured on NPR and “Last Call with Carson Daly.” Oakland-based Street Eaters and local heroes Free Truman and Pisstory start the night out.

Read more...


​Dial ‘M’ for Murder

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 4th, 2017

Oct 6-7, 13-14, 7:30pm; Oct 8 & 15, 2pm

F-M Community Theatre, 333 4th St S, Fargo

No spoiler alert, we want to see it too. The thriller opens the theatre’s 2017/2018 season. Sophisticated, chillingly sinister, cleverly plotted, satisfying complication. Pay attention or you’ll lose the thread. We did, the first time. 701-235-6778

Read more...


​New Tech in Agriculture

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

Thursday, October 5, 3-6pm

NDSU Alumni Center, 1241 University Dr N

An exciting afternoon of networking, panel discussions, and technology presentations. Entrepreneurs, investors, educators, and government officials who are building the future of agriculture through innovation. Free and open to the public. 650-813-9700

Read more...


Uffda Day

by John Strand | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | September 27th, 2017

Sunday, October 1, 8am-5pm 

Rutland, N.D. 

Rutland’s famous Uffda Day: homemade lefse and other Norwegian specialities from food stalls. Five kilometer race, parade, car show, quilt show, two stages for music, arts & crafts, all in Rutland, Pride of the Prairie. Marcia Brakke, 701-680-2458

Read more...


​Postgame Parking Lot Party

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

Saturday, September 30, 4-10pm

Herd & Horns, 1414 12th Ave N, Fargo

The best part of football is tailgating, but there are so many rules that it’s being organized out of existence. At the Herd & Horns, tailgating as it should be, and in effect a protest against over-regulation and wet blanket officialdom. 701-551-7000

Read more...


​Tamarac Fall Festival

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

Saturday, September 30, 10am-3pm

Tamarac Wildlife Refuge, 35704 County Road 26, Rochert MN

What threatens wildlife habitats? Invasive species, lead, much more. Engaging activities for kids, crafts, puppet shows, hikes, photography display, refuge bus tours, lunch available for purchase. 62 miles from Moorhead. 218-847-2641 

Read more...


​Boomtown

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

September 29-30

Dakota Magic Casino, Hankinson ND

One of the best cover bands around. “Can’t say enough about these guys and look forward to having them back soon and often,” says Pamela Leith of the West Fargo VFW. Background projection screen, also running during breaks. 701-634-3000

Read more...


Tracker Pixel for Entry SkootersPlumbing

Recently in:

Sophia Wilansky says she’s lucky she’s right handed. Since nearly losing her left arm from an exploding projectile on Backwater Bridge one year ago, cooking has become a tedious art. She can no longer be involved in circus…

The Transgender Day of Remembrance memorializes the trans individuals who have lost their lives due to violence this year. It is a day where we read their names and remember them—not how they died, but how they lived. This is also…

Thursday, November 16, 7-9pmUnglued, 408 Broadway N, FargoProof Artisan Distillers and Unglued present a craft party with four distinct projects and help from artists Ashley from AENDEE and Nicole Rae, not to mention a special…

“The experience of all ages has proved that the people constantly give away their liberties.” - John Adams“Man’s dishonesty with himself is his greatest enemy. When he makes a mistake, his memory admits, ‘I have done…

The thoughts and prayers of politicians will finally be answeredWe have had 307 mass shootings (four kills or more) so far in 2017, including the last one in Sutherland Springs, Texas, where 26 mortals attending church, aged 18…

For the third week in a row, our panel of judges were out on the town with a thirst for cocktails and a focus on presentation, flavor, and creativity. This week’s adventures took us to a couple of hotspots in south Fargo, as the…

Colder weather, changing leaves, pumpkin spice and more are some of the few things that come to mind when many think of fall. But fall is about much more than sugary lattes and scarves, and you can fully indulge in fall flavors at…

I’m told that there is nothing quite like a live Green Jelly show, where anarchy and foam puppets reign. So perhaps it’s in the spirit of the upcoming show that my intended interview with the mastermind and vocalist behind the…

On Tuesday, November 14 at 7pm, the Fargo Theatre hosted a screening of “The Mission of Herman Stern,” a feature-length documentary chronicling the remarkable humanitarian efforts of the North Dakota businessman and founder, in…

Would you like to escape your stressful daily life with a relaxing arts event? Do you like to meet with old friends and make new ones? Or maybe you would like to start your Christmas and Holiday shopping early. FMVA has the event…

Ted Larson introduced me to Chris Jacobs one evening at Weld Hall in the late 1980s. I was in high school then, but Chris recognized fellow film fanatics, and we would chat a little bit each week. I learned quickly that he loved…

Humor

​Talking to strangers

by Sabrina Hornung

“I don’t have a tour, like, on the back of a sweatshirt,” comedian Paula Poundstone says. “I go out every weekend. This weekend I went out Friday, Saturday and Monday. Mostly it’s Friday/Saturday or Thursday through…

Believe it or not, “The Holidays” are upon us. If you’ve been to Target lately, and I know you have, you may have noticed that the Christmahanakwanzika stuff is already up (if you’re unsure of that term, Google it).In fact,…

Essential oils. They are all the buzz lately. It seems everyone has heard of them or is purchasing them. Some people know how to use them; others are just interested in the wonder of their complex scents.Essential oils are as…

Live and Learn

​The other shoe

by HPR Contributor

By Elizabeth Nawrotnawrot@mnstate.eduI look up from my hotel lobby breakfast astonished to see a framed print of Wassily Kandinsky's "Mit und Gegen,” a masterpiece of color and composition that just happens to be my favorite…

By Anthony Paul [Editor’s note: This piece contains language that some readers may find offensive]It has been all over social media and the news lately, how our president and commander-in-chief called and spoke with one of these…