Southern rap group Nappy Roots around since the late 1990s will be warming up the Aquarium this fall evening. Best known for tracks like “Po’ Folks” and “Awnaw”, Nappy Roots saw their biggest success in the early 2000s but have managed to stick around all these years later. Many fans who never thought they’d have the opportunity to see them should take advantage of this rare opportunity. Tickets available…
The Plains Art Museum has once again brought the Walker Art Center’s mucho popular Internet Cat Video Festival to Fargo for two showings (warning last year sold out). This video collects the most popular viral cat videos (over 100 of them) from around the internet and puts them all together in one handy showing. Cat freaks will be in ecstasy. Tickets available at the Fargo Theater or Plains Art Museum
Come get your hands dirty in this hands on printmaking session with Make Room’s current gallery artist Madeline Murnion. Murnion will teach the basics of wood block printing and will learn how to make the process happen from home. Students must bring an 8x10 image to work with. The cost of the class is $25
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.
by C.S. Hagen
AMHERST, SOUTH DAKOTA – Four days before TransCanada anticipated obtaining permits for the Keystone XL project, the company’s older pipeline leaked, spilling more than 210,000 gallons of Canadian crude oil into the South Dakota…
by Birgit Pruess
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…
by Megan Bartholomay
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,…