Fri Oct 16, 7 pm
222 N Broadway, Fargo
Area jazz fans were saddened to learn recently that their main local venue for jazz Studio 222 will be closing soon. But at least not before some last hurrahs like the Carlester Crumpblee Orchestra this Friday. Led by veteran musician Tom Johnson who recently fled to the Twin Cities, this gypsy jazz group has wowed local crowds with their phenomenal playing and styles. All-ages welcome, cover is $10. Probably your last chance to catch…
Fri Oct 16- Sun Oct 18 Baymont Inn & Suites (Formerly Doublewood Inn) 3333 13th Ave South Fargo, ND
The annual sci-fi, horror, gaming & fantasy convention is back headlined this year by actor Tony Todd of “Candyman” and “Night of the Living Dead” and Laura Tyler, season 5 winner of “Face Off”. In addition to those speakers & more the annual event will of course feature a costume contest, opportunities for gaming with other convention goers and party rooms each night. It’s…
Republic National Distributing Company presents Fargo Whiskey Fest. Learn some tricks, trades, and recipes from nationally renowned brand ambassadors as they team up with Fargo-Moorhead’s top mixologists to present an evening of artfully crafted cocktails. Tickets available at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/fargo-whiskey-fest-tickets-17787078631
Bully are the latest buzz band to channel 90s rock and generate a lot of attention in 2015. Nostalgia is powerful and people sure do miss the 90s. So if you like Veruca Salt, The Breeders and Letters to Cleo check out this Nashville based band who has already been featured on Conan O’Brien and is selling out clubs all across the US. Tickets available at Orange Records and ticketweb.com
Come out to support the Indigenous People’s Day resolution. Indigenous People’s Day will educate the public about the true history behind Columbus and celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of Indigenous People worldwide. The meeting will start with a traditional blessing and participants are encouraged to wear their ribbon shirts, shawls, and regalia.
Mon. Oct. 12, 7:30-11:30 p.m.
FargoDome 1800 University Dr.
Global superstar and seven-time GRAMMY award winner / singer-songwriter / pop sensation Taylor Swift hits the FargoDome. Swift was recently named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World, was nominated for 2014 Person of the Year, and was voted Billboard Magazine’s Woman of the Year. Tickets still available for the show at the Fargodome box office or inforumtix.com
After 15 years of playing F-M, Wookiefoot is playing a doubleheader complete with local heroes, colorful characters, and their trademark light show. On Friday be sure to check out Wookiefoot along with O'Fosho and The Human Element and on Saturday with Sovereign Sect. If you go, don’t forget your costume.
Thurs. Oct. 8, 4-6 p.m.
Luna Fargo, 1545 S University
Mostly known for his documentation of the North Dakota landscape, photographer Wayne Gudmundson’s work has appeared in nine books and numerous public television documentaries. His current body of work, “Trees of Burgundy” showcases black and white large-format photographs taken in the Burgundy region of France.
Experience live art and sample the area’s finest craft beer at the same time. Downtown businesses pair up with artists from the region that will tantalize your taste buds and stimulate your oculars. Purchase your wristband and pick up a kegs and canvas flier for a full listing of participants.
BYOB.. er.. Bling your own bra to add to the bra chain at the Hodo for the sake of the Bras on Broadway charity, dance to Heart and Soul, eat fine food and have fun for a cause at this family friendly affair. All money donated stays in North Dakota and Northwest Minnesota
by Sabrina Hornung
The moment of truth has arrived. After seven weeks of sampling and judging some of the finest libations in the area the results for this year’s Cocktail Showdown have arrived. Christopher Larson, Raul Gomez and Sabrina Hornung…
by Tessa Torgeson
The Fergus Falls State Hospital (FFSH) ran a glorified commune. They were committed to sustainability long before the hippies of yore and the farm-to-table free-range folks of today. The hospital was self-sustaining, as both…
by Brittney Goodman
The Plains Art Museum, the Rourke Art Museum, NDSU, the Red Door Art Gallery (Wahpeton, ND) and the Fargo Theatre have teamed up to bring Fritz Fest, a three-day event, celebrating the life and work of influential 2oth century…
The F-M Community Theatre summarized the story: “Tony Wendice has married his wife, Margot, for her money and now plans to murder her for the same reason. He arranges the perfect murder. He blackmails a scoundrel he used to know…
Dipping into your cellar to pull out a special bottle is something that used to be fairly exclusive, wine connoisseurs only. These days, cellaring is gaining more and more traction among hardcore craft beer consumers, who continue…