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​Holiday Art Market

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 14th, 2016

Friday, December 16, 1-5pm

Rourke Art Museum, 521 Main Ave, Moorhead

A group exhibition of small work for holiday giving. Not a bad gift solution for the hard-to-buy-for people on your list; and the present will be unique, not a bland monstrosity from the nearest swillmart. Info: www. therourke.org

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Writer Wonderland

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 7th, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 6-8pm 

Zandbroz Variety, 420 Broadway N, Fargo

Ten authors sign copies of their books, refreshments and treats provided. Cooks Molly Yeh and Amy Thielen; local favorites Marc DeCelle, Jacqueline Bussie, Troy Larson, Lin Enger, Jeff Kolpack, and Brian Peterson; poets Mark Vinz and Jamie Parsley. Free and open to the public. 

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​Giving Tree of Hope

by John Strand | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 7th, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 9am-3pm 

Salem Free Church, 1111 30th Ave S, Moorhead 

FirstLink distributes gifts to children 0-18 and adults with special needs, who would not otherwise receive a Christmas gift. No cost, no pre-registration. Please don’t line up early -- doors open at 9am and it may be cold outside.

 

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​Black Bazaar

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 7th, 2016

Saturday, December 10, 11am-4pm 

Black Building, 114 Broadway N, Fargo 

Before West Acres, the Black Building was ground zero for retail. Now the Kilbourne Group, BB tenants, and pop-up shop vendors present a special shopping event, very Christmas-y and picturesque.

 

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Blind Joe with Shaleen Helmer

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 7th, 2016

Friday, December 9, doors 9:30pm 

The Aquarium (Dempsey’s upstairs), 226 Broadway N, Fargo 

Outlaw Country Fargoan from NBC’s “The Voice.” Joe appeared at WE Fest last summer. One of the most successful solo artists in the Tri-State Area. Shaleen, from Hannaford, ND, won the 2014 Mayville State Talent Show.

 

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​Bolder Shades of Blue

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 7th, 2016

Friday, December 9, 9pm 

Labor Club, 214 2nd St NE, Valley City 

We know, we already told you about them, but one of the most satisfying musical pleasures is discovering a band that really has something, that isn’t very well known, and Bolder Shades of Blue is worth the trip out to Valley City.

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Date Night Cooking

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 7th, 2016

Friday, December 9, 6:30-9:30pm 

Square One Kitchens, 1407 1st Ave N, Fargo 

Why do a take-out when SOK, F-M’s main wing man, shows you how to do it yourself? Cream cheese wontons, sweet and sour dipping sauce, basic stir-frying, and irresistible Kung Pao chicken. If you have a wok, bring it!

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Slice of Life

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 30th, 2016

Sunday, December 4, 2pm

Broadway Theatre Garage, 409 Broadway N, Fargo

Theatre B and Playwright James DeVita workshop his new play, a dysfunctional family comedy that “Takes us on a hilarious rollercoaster ride of hope and regret” as Terry and Denise try to hold their family together. 

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​NDSU Wind Symphony Concert

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 30th, 2016

Sunday, December 4, 2pm

Reineke Fine Arts Center, 12th Ave N & Bolley Dr, NDSU Campus

One of the oldest university band programs in the nation. Has commissioned new works for the wind ensemble; performances have included internationally recognized performers, such as Clayton Miranda. $5, $2.  

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​Zhimin Guan: New Paintings

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 30th, 2016

Sunday, December 4, 1:30-4pm

Rourke Art Museum, 521 Main Avenue, Moorhead

Public opening: new exhibition of watercolor and oil paintings. Zhimin Guan artist talk at 2pm. Guan has exhibited his paintings, drawings and prints throughout the U.S. and China. Exhibition is free and open to the public.

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