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​Migrasong: A Norwegian Folk Musical

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 2nd, 2018

Thursday, May 10, 6:30-8 p.m.

Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, 202 1st Ave N, Moorhead

A multimedia feast for the eyes and ears. This Norwegian folk musical will be performed in Norwegian by artists Reidun Horvei and Inger - Kristine Riber. It explores the stories and songs that were brought to the United States with the 19th century Norwegian immigrants. This event is in collaboration with MUHO, the Western Norway Emigration Center and will be performed in the Hopperstad…

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Zine Launch Party/Artist Talk

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 2nd, 2018

Thursday, May 10, 6-8 p.m.

Plains Art Museum, 704 1st Ave N, Fargo

Resident artist Cayla Skillin-Brauchle is scoping out FM for fodder for her hand drawn and screen printed zine. Come to the launch, learn about the project and bring home a copy of the zine. First 30 visitors have the opportunity to aid in the creation of the limited edition zine.

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​Peelander-Z with FUP at the Aquarium

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 2nd, 2018

Sunday, May 6, 6-9 p.m.

Aquarium, 226 N Broadway, Fargo

According to Peelander lore, this Japanese action punk band is from the Z area on the Planet Peelander but are now based out of Austin Texas and they are here to take over the Aquarium. Onstage antics aren’t just limited to punk rock--their show has been known to include human bowling, kung fu action and wrestling. Sounds like some extraterrestrial contact you won’t want to miss!

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​Mother’s Day Art Market

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 2nd, 2018

Saturday, May 5, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

APT, A creative incubator, 225 4th Ave. N, Fargo

Shop around and enjoy the work of local artists grab a ‘mom’osa while the kids experience “Plants of the Past.” NDSU Department of Geosciences are collaborating with APT and the kiddos have a chance to see and touch fossils from across the globe and create colorful flowers for mom. Choice Financial is joining in on the fun by revealing three limited edition debit cards featuring the work of artists…

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​Fargo Feminist First Friday

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 2nd, 2018

Friday, May 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Fargo Billiards and Gastropub, 3234 43rd St S, Fargo

An all ages monthly gathering of North Dakota Women’s Network members and friends from across the state during Happy Hour--appetizers are half price before 6. Organized for leisurely discussion of mutual interests regarding social, political, and economic issues. If you aren’t in Fargo, look for other gatherings throughout the state in Bismarck, Dickinson, Grand Forks, Jamestown, Minot, Valley City,…

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​Re: Generation Tour with Abe, Arlo and Sarah Lee Guthrie

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 2nd, 2018

Friday, May 4, 7:30 p.m.

Historic Holmes Theatre, 800-898 Summit Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN

Arlo Guthrie, folk music royalty, Woodstock veteran and son of legendary folk singer Woody Guthrie hits the stage with the next generation of Guthries--his children Abe and Sarah Lee. Maybe best known for “Alice’s Restaurant,” Guthrie’s powerful and often satirical writing style has captured the heart and ears of folk enthusiasts everywhere.

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​The 4onthefloor with Stovepipes

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 25th, 2018

Friday, April 27, 9pm-howling

The Aquarium, 226 N Broadway

With each member armed with a bass drum this footstompin’ four piece is here to kick FM into a dance-dance overdrive. There’s a reason they’ve oft been referred to as one of the most entertaining bands in the midwest.

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​Come to Wurst to elect the best!

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 25th, 2018

Tuesday, May 1, 5:30-7:30

Wurst Bier Hall, 630 1st Ave. N, Fargo

Live auction, local celebrities, a brat bar, and a cash bar for a suggested $35 donation. All proceeds benefit the 2018 Democratic legislative campaigns in Cass County. Also a little birdie told us it’s Rick Gion’s birthday to boot--so let’s celebrate with a boot!

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​Escape from the Zoo+the Antidonts with Mr. Meaner

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 25th, 2018

Wednesday, May 2, 9pm-howling

The Aquarium, 226 N Broadway

Featuring members of Daze N Daze--Houston based Escape from the Zoo is coming to Fargo to thrash your socks off for the show of the year. Keep an ear out for the Antidonts and local heroes: Mr. Meaner, Pass The Flask, Super Cruiser, and Germ Circus.

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​Kid’s Science Day: Female Scientists

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 25th, 2018

Saturday, April 28, 1-4pm

Comstock House, 506 8th St S, Moorhead

Costumed historians discuss the work of female scientists from the Victorian era through the early 20th century. Learn about their contributions in the fields of archaeology, astronomy, solar energy and DNA.

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