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Human Rights: State of the State

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 12th, 2015

Saturday, Nov. 14, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dakota Medical Foundation, 4141 28th Ave. S. Fargo

$30 admission (includes breakfast and lunch)

North Dakota Human Rights Coalition is hosting its sixth annual Human Rights Summit, with a theme titled “Human Rights: State of the State.” The event features round table discussions on advancing human rights issues in North Dakota. This year’s Arc of Justice awards will be presented to Karen Stoker, owner of Hotel Donaldson, and the Fargo Native…

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Stardeath and White Dwarfs

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 12th, 2015

Saturday, Nov. 14, 10 p.m.

The Aquarium (Dempsey’s Upstairs), 226 Broadway, Fargo

The four-piece psychedelic rock band from Norman, Okla., released their first album, “The Birth,” on Warner Bros. Records in 2009. They’ve toured with Band of Horses, Tame Impala and The Flaming Lips, collaborating with the latter on a studio recording where they covered Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” in its’ entirety. The band released their latest album “Wastoid” this summer.

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Sha Cage Presents “U/G/L/Y”

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 11th, 2015

Friday, Nov. 13, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center, 826 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes, Minn.

Guthrie Theater actor Sha Cage will present her show “U/G/L/Y,” which aims to challenge beauty stereotypes as it examines cultural, generational and personal definitions of beauty. The show sees Cage acting out various characters through lyrical storytelling under personal and pop culture lenses while incorporating movement, video and music by violinist Kate Pehrson.

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Fargo Swing Dancing Downtown

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 11th, 2015

Thursday, Nov. 12, 7-10:30 p.m.

Ecce Art Gallery, 216 Broadway, Fargo

$8 admission, $5 for students (cash only)

The second monthly swing dancing event will be held on the second floor of Ecce Art Gallery with a lesson taught by Mr. Johnny Fargo (John Noone) right at 7 p.m. The event is an open dance, welcoming people to ask others to dance with them. The organizers ask that no one wears shoes, such as high heels, that could damage the hardwood floors of Ecce.

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Horizon Studies

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 6th, 2015

Thurs. Nov. 12, 7-9 p.m.

Make Room 806 Main Ave., Fargo

Opening reception for photographer Grace Clark. Clark is a student at MSUM pursuing a BFA degree in art with an emphasis in photography. She has participated in numerous group exhibitions and her work has been featured in Wolftree magazine.

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Sage Francis with B. Dolan

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 6th, 2015

Thurs., Nov. 12, 9:30 p.m.

The Aquarium (Dempsey’s Upstairs), 226 Broadway, Fargo

Rap artists Sage Francis and label mate B. Dolan will bring their indie styles to Fargo for the first time. Both artists hail from Providence, R.I., and have received acclaim for their alternative take on hip hop. Sage Francis, in particular, broke into the Billboard’s Top 200 and iTunes top five hip hop albums in both the U.S. and the U.K with his 2014 album “Copper Gone.” Advance tickets at Orange…

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Craig Ferguson: The New Deal Tour

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 6th, 2015

Mon., Nov. 9, 8 p.m.

The Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway, Fargo

Following a ten-year stint on CBS’s “The Late, Late Show,” which earned him an Emmy Nomination in 2006 and a Peabody Award for Excellence in 2009, Scottish-born comedian Craig Ferguson now hosts “Celebrity Name Game” in addition to touring the country with his stand-up comedy act. Ferguson got his start in comedy as the star of his own BBC show “The Ferguson Theory.” Eventually, he came to the States where he…

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Beaver Backer Tree Painting Party

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 5th, 2015

Sat., Nov. 7, 9 a.m.

1321 Elm St. N., Fargo

The beavers along the red river are in danger of being trapped if their habitat continues to be destroyed. The Beaver Backers are teaming up with the humane society and home depot for a tree painting party.The paint is mixed with a grit solution leaving an unsatisfactory taste/texture on the trees to discourage the beavers from gnawing. As stated on their facebook event page. “When done properly, the non lethal methods would protect trees,…

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Fuego Tropical Concert and Salsa Dancing

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 5th, 2015

Fri., Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m.

MSUM Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom, 615 14th St. S., Moorhead

Fuego Tropical, an MSUM percussion ensemble, presents a night of steel drums and salsa. Special guests include Latin percussionist Ruben Alvarez, trumpeter Tom Strait and the Fargo-Moorhead Salsa Dance Club. A free salsa dance lesson will be provided at 7 p.m.

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First Friday on Fourth

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 5th, 2015

Fri., Nov. 6, 5 – 9 p.m.

408 Broadway, Fargo

Unglued: Market hosts their second “First Friday on Fourth” with this month featuring indoor adult coloring at each participating shop. Those who bring their colored page to any of the shops by Nov. 12 will have a chance to win a Mezzaluna gift card and each shop will offer in-store specials and treats. Participating shops include Zandbroz Variety, c.lizzy’s, Gruber Guitars, Great Northern Bicycle Co. and Unglued: Market.

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