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Silent Movie Night

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 21st, 2015

Fri, Oct. 23 and Sat, Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.

Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway

$14 in advance or $16 at the door

The event features live performances by the Fargo Theatre Big Band All-stars and Singers, directed by Dr. David Ferriera. The event will also show the 1926 film “Sparrows,” which finds Mary Pickford starring as the eldest child at a baby farm in an alligator-filled swamp.

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Fargo Friends of the Library Present: From the Trails of Africa to the Ghosts of North Dakota

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 21st, 2015

Thurs, Oct. 22, 7 p.m.

Fargo Public Library, 102 3rd St. N.

Terry Hinnenkamp and Jill Kandel discuss their books “Ghosts of North Dakota” and “From the Trails of Africa: Six Years in a Zimbabwe Village” in the Community Room at the Fargo Public Library. The event includes book signings, refreshments and door prizes.

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Raspberry Jam: A Tribute to Carole King

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 15th, 2015

Thurs Oct 22, 8 pm

The HoDo Lounge, 101 N Broadway, Fargo

A frequent occurrence now is local musicians gathering to pay tribute to legendary musicians for an evening. Previously it was done with Bob Dylan, upcoming is Johnny Cash. Local talents Pat Lenertz, Travis Atwood, Kari Marie and Seth Holden put together a night celebrating the work of Carole King for you at the HoDo. Expect to hear favorites like “It’s Too Late”, “You’ve Got A Friend” and “I Feel The Earth Move”…

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Nappy Roots

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 15th, 2015

Wed, Oct 21, 8 pm

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

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…

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Internet Cat Video Festival

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 15th, 2015

Sat Oct 17, 1 & 7:30 PM

Fargo Theater, 314 Broadway, Fargo

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

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Woodcuts 101, carving and printmaking with Madeline Murnion

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 15th, 2015

Woodcuts 101, carving and printmaking with Madeline Murnion

Sat. Oct. 17, 2 p.m.

Make Room 806 Main Ave.

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

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The Carlester Crumplebee Orchestra

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 15th, 2015

Fri Oct 16, 7 pm 

Studio 222

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…

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Valley Con

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 15th, 2015

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…

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Fargo Whiskey Fest

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 8th, 2015

Tues. Oct. 13, 6-8 p.m.

Plains Art Museum, 704 1st Ave. N, Fargo

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

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Bully at the Aquarium

by HPR Contributor | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 8th, 2015

Tues. Oct. 13, 9 pm

The Aquarium 226 Broadway, above Dempsey’s, Fargo, ND

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

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