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Charlie Parr with Mark Reitan

by Diane Miller | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 19th, 2015

Friday, Nov. 20, 10 p.m.

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

Duluth roots musician Charlie Parr grew up listening to Lightnin’ Hopkins, Dock Boggs and Leadbelly, so it should come as no surprise that his instruments of choice are a banjo, a 12-string and a Resonator. Yet, his inspiration comes not only from old roots musicians, but from the alternately fertile and frozen soil of Minnesota. Opening is Mark Reitan of Boots and Johnson Family Band with his new solo…

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Kevin Hart: What Now? Tour

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | November 19th, 2015

Friday, Nov. 20, 7 p.m.

Fargodome, 1800 N. University Drive

Comedy star Kevin Hart will bring his stand-up to Fargo on his third comedy tour. Hart’s award-winning career has seen him star in the films “Ride Along” opposite Ice Cube, “Get Hard” with Will Ferrell, and “The Wedding Ringer.” He also stars and executive produces “Real Husbands of Hollywood,” a reality TV parody show on BET. Next year, Hart will star in a sequel to “Ride Along.” Recommended for mature…

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Centennial Scholars Lecture on Findings from Archaeological Site Excavated by Concordia

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

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m.

Knutson Campus Center, Concordia College, 901 8th St. S., Moorhead

C. McKenzie Lewis, assistant professor of classical studies, will present a lecture titled “Analysis and Database of the 1989-1994 Excavation Materials from the Villa del Vergigno, Montelupo Fiorentino, Tuscany” in the Morrie Jones Conference Center. Lewis, along with students Noah Dovre and Morgan Hinton, will present research performed on over 10,000 artifacts from a first century B.C. Roman…

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Joel Hegerle Artist Reception

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

Monday, Nov. 16, 5-7 p.m.

The Hotel Donaldson, 101 Broadway, Fargo

Fargo resident Joel Hegerle will present his artwork at the Hotel Donaldson Restaurant. Hegerle, who’s worked as a neon artist and spent 22 years in the printing industry, says the goal of his work is to make the people smile or laugh. The reception will have art for sale and offer refreshments.

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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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