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Support City of Fargo resolution for Indigenous Peoples Day

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

Mon. Oct. 12, 4:30 p.m.

City of Fargo, City Hall

Come out to support the Indigenous People’s Day resolution. Indigenous People’s Day will educate the public about the true history behind Columbus and celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of Indigenous People worldwide. The meeting will start with a traditional blessing and participants are encouraged to wear their ribbon shirts, shawls, and regalia.

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Taylor Swift

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

Mon. Oct. 12, 7:30-11:30 p.m.


FargoDome 1800 University Dr.

Global superstar and seven-time GRAMMY award winner / singer-songwriter / pop sensation Taylor Swift hits the FargoDome. Swift was recently named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World, was nominated for 2014 Person of the Year, and was voted Billboard Magazine’s Woman of the Year. Tickets still available for the show at the Fargodome box office or inforumtix.com

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Wookiefoot Double Header!

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

Oct. 9 & 10, 8 p.m.- 2 a.m.,

The Garage Bar 3108 9th St. S, Moorhead

After 15 years of playing F-M, Wookiefoot is playing a doubleheader complete with local heroes, colorful characters, and their trademark light show. On Friday be sure to check out Wookiefoot along with O'Fosho and The Human Element and on Saturday with Sovereign Sect. If you go, don’t forget your costume.

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Wayne Gudmundson: “Trees of Burgundy” Opening Reception

by Sabrina Hornung | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 7th, 2015

Wayne Gudmundson: “Trees of Burgundy” Opening Reception

Thurs. Oct. 8, 4-6 p.m.

Luna Fargo, 1545 S University

Mostly known for his documentation of the North Dakota landscape, photographer Wayne Gudmundson’s work has appeared in nine books and numerous public television documentaries. His current body of work, “Trees of Burgundy” showcases black and white large-format photographs taken in the Burgundy region of France.

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Kegs and canvas

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 2nd, 2015

Kegs and canvas

Thursday Oct 8, 5-9 p.m.

Downtown Fargo

Experience live art and sample the area’s finest craft beer at the same time. Downtown businesses pair up with artists from the region that will tantalize your taste buds and stimulate your oculars. Purchase your wristband and pick up a kegs and canvas flier for a full listing of participants.

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The Brazaar

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 2nd, 2015

The Brazaar

Thurs. Oct. 8, 6-10 p.m.

Fargo Civic Center, 207 4th St. N

BYOB.. er.. Bling your own bra to add to the bra chain at the Hodo for the sake of the Bras on Broadway charity, dance to Heart and Soul, eat fine food and have fun for a cause at this family friendly affair. All money donated stays in North Dakota and Northwest Minnesota

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Lewis Black: The Rant is Due Tour Part Deux

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 1st, 2015

Lewis Black: The Rant is Due Tour Part Deux

Saturday Oct. 3, 8 p.m.

,Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway

The multiple emmy and grammy award winning comic known as the “king of the rant” covers such topics as politics, current events, social media, and all the hypocrisy and madness in between. He has been a staple of Comedy Central for year. A modern day political version of Sam Kinison. Tickets and info at jadepresents.com

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Nightmares on Elm Street Opening Night

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 1st, 2015

Nightmares on Elm Street Opening Night

Fri. Oct. 2, 7 p.m.-12 a.m.

491 Elm St. Kindred

Kindred Spirits Lounge will be hosting a street dance in conjunction with the opening night of Nightmares on Elm Street. Whether you dance the night away to the Special Blend Band or kick back in the lounge which features 3 big screen tv's with live feeds to the best scare spots in the haunt so guests can watch people get the pants scared off of them.

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18th Annual Autumn Art Auction

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 1st, 2015

18th Annual Autumn Art Auction

Fri. Oct. 2, 6:30 p.m.

North Dakota Museum of Art, 261 Centennial Dr. Grand Forks

Live auction featuring 47 works of art. Participating artists include: Armando Ramos, Carl Oltvedt, Deborah Mae Broad, Guillermo Guardia, Dan Jones, Billy Chuck, Jon Offutt and many more.

Tickets are $40 members, $50 for non-members. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Museum at 701-777-4195.

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Hammerhead

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | October 1st, 2015

Hammerhead

Fri. Oct 2, 9 p.m.

The Aquarium, 226 Broadway (above Dempsey's) 

advance tickets at Orange Records and ticketweb.com

Minneapolis based & Fargo native noise rockers Hammerhead will grace the stage of the Aquarium with special guests QUI, FUP, and Pisstory. Hammerhead will be kicking off a west coast tour just after releasing a new album entitled New Directionz. They last played a raucuous sold out show this summer in town with godheadSilo for the Ralphs Corner Bar reunion. 

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