Saturday, July 9, doors 7pm, show 8pm
The Sanctuary, 670 4th Ave N, Downtown Fargo
Bouncy, danceable, bass-heavy: the eminent rapper from Seattle, two platinum singles and a Grammy award. People are still arguing about the meaning of his hit “Baby Got Back.” Go and decide for yourself. Our favorite: “Conditions of My Parole.” http://jadepresents.com/sir-mix-a-lot-fargo/
Saturday, July 9, 9:45 p.m.
The Nestor Tavern, 1001 NP Ave. N, Fargo
Dance the night away to the sound of Fargo born and Oslo Norway based DJ Della. Her refined beats combine the best of the US House scene and the best of European influences. She is currently resident DJ at Oslo’s world-renowned clubs, The Villa and Jaeger.
Friday, July 8, 10am-5pm
Nordic Needle, 1314 Gateway Dr SW, Fargo
35 pieces by one of the world’s foremost embroidery artists. Guaranteed by Nordic Needle to awe and inspire you. Hardanger embroidery is thought to have originated in ancient Persia; in Norway, the earliest pieces are from the area around the city of Hardanger, in about the year 1650. (800) 433-4321
Thursday, July 7
Red Raven Espresso Parlor, 916 Main Ave. Fargo
Spoken word night is returning to The Red Raven, during the first Thursday of each month. Speak, look, and listen all are welcome. Line up will be announced closer to the event and an open mic will follow the slam.
Thursday, July 7, 5-9pm
Every kind of rare and customized historic vehicle. In June we saw several 1940s cars with wooden bodywork, including an exquisite light gray 1946 Chrysler Town & Country. Explore up and down the street. You’ll be surprised what you find, and Broadway is never busier than on Cruisin’ day.
Tuesday, July 5, 8pm
Former Schumacher Goodyear Building, 409 Broadway, Downtown Fargo
Two-act musical exploring the disastrous relationships between the tenants at Armadillo Acres, Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. Opened Off-Broadway in 2005. Long-running, great fun. Additional performances Friday and Saturday at 10pm. All seating is general admission. www.experienceblur.com
Monday, July 4, 10am-5pm, fireworks at 10:30pm
1351 Main Ave W, West Fargo
An old-fashioned family celebration with a barbecue picnic, horse-drawn wagon rides, pie social, caricatures, face painting, cow pie bingo, costumed historical figures, parade, inflatable games, and fireworks later in the evening. Movie, live entertainment and live demonstrations. (701) 282-2822
Monday, July 4, doors open at 8 pm fireworks start at 10:30pm
MSUM Nemzek Field, 1104 7th Ave S, Moorhead
Ice cream social, rides, parade, huge fireworks display. Nemzek Field is behind Nemzek Hall, near the intersection of 6th Avenue South and 17th Street South, at the southeasternmost corner of the MSUM campus in Moorhead.
From Friday, July 1,
Nichole’s Fine Pastry, 13 8th St S, Fargo
Street photography: everyday life, urban or rural. The beauty in every situation, if we just look for it. Encourages viewers to observe the beauty of chance moments in their own lives. Nichole’s is open on the first day of Lugo’s exhibit, and closed for the next four days, over the holiday weekend.
Thursday, June 30, 9:30pm
The Aquarium (Dempsey’s Upstairs), 226 Broadway N, Downtown Fargo.
From Seattle. Two ex-Melvins founded Big Business, sound described as stoner metal/sludge metal. Promising punk rockers Off With Their Heads quit touring after Ryan Young’s nervous breakdown; now they’re back and sound better than before. “Life is a war...art is shit.” -Andy the Doorbum. (701) 235-5913
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