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​Canoe Parade Workshop

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 22nd, 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 5-8 p.m.

Plains Art Museum, 704 1st Ave N, Fargo

This event is an open house style maker’s session. Participants will receive an 11 inch canoe model and access to a supply buffet. Artist Hosts will be available to provide inspiration and support to help sketch out your ideas and assist in selecting materials. At the end of the evening the canoe is yours to take home to use as inspiration for a life sized version in the upcoming parade.

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​Gogol Bordello at Fargo Brewing Outdoors

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 22nd, 2019

Thursday, May 30, 5 p.m.-10 p.m.

Fargo Brewing Company, 610 University Dr N, Fargo

Gogol Bordello with Nu Folk Rebel Alliance at The Fargo Brewing Company Outdoors Stage. Gogol Bordello formed in New York in 1999, combining their Eastern European musical influences with underground rock to form their distinct “gypsy punk” sound. Since its inception, Gogol Bordello has been a band of immigrants, with members hailing from Ukraine, Ecuador, Russia and Ethiopia. 

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​Revival Music Festival

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 22nd, 2019

May 24-26

Harmony Park Music Garden, Geneva MN

Featuring musical acts such as Keller Williams, Useful Jenkins, Driftwood, Kind Country, Frogleg, Clusterpluck, Stringdingers and more! There’s also a Forager’s Feast available through Forest to Fork. Jam out, eat wild food and join an informational discussions on a fast growing and impactful food trend. 

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​Beginner Bike tune-up workshop

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 22nd, 2019

Saturday, May 25, 12-2 p.m.

Wild Terra Cider, 6 12th St N, Fargo

Nature of the North is partnering with Nickel's Bike Shop to bring you a workshop geared towards everyday bicycle maintenance. Learn the essentials of getting your bike up and running, including: Tires, Brake Adjustments, chain and gear maintenance. Following the event, the group will take a bike ride together and visit a few of the local DIY Bike Stands you might not know of! 

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The Rockin’ Jake Band at TAK Music Venue

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 22nd, 2019

Friday, May 24, 7:30 p.m.-12 a.m.

TAK Music Venue, 1710 Center Ave, Dilworth

Five-time winner of Off Beat Magazine’s coveted Best of the Beat New Orleans Music Awards for best harmonica player, Jake has been hailed by many as one of the premier harmonica players in the country. His sound is a hybrid of second line, swamp funk, blues and zydeco, with influences from Paul Butterfield, Big Walter Horton, James Cotton, The Meters, WAR, J. Geils Band, Clifton Chenier and the Fabulous Thunderbirds.

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A History of the Dakota POW Letters

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 15th, 2019

Tuesday, May 21, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 

Hjemkomst Center, 202 1st Ave N, Moorhead 

Free lecture from Dakota Studies professor and Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate elder Dr. Clifford Canku. One of the authors of 'Dakota Prisoner of War Letters: Dakota Kaskapi Okicize Wowapi,' Canku delivers a history of the 1862 U.S. - Dakota War and an introduction to his work researching and translating the Dakota Prisoner of War Letters.

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OHMME with The Electric Blankets, and Plumslugger

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 15th, 2019

Thursday, May 23, 8-11:30 p.m.

The Aquarium, 226 N Broadway, Fargo

Celebrated by Noisey as the “Heart of Chicago’s Music Community” OHMME is an experimental female duo. Both are classically trained musicians and are involved in performing and working for venues within the Chicago experimental music scene.

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​Spring Fling

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 15th, 2019

Saturday, May 18, 9 p.m.-12 a.m.

Fargo Elks, 3435 N Broadway, Fargo

Celebrate Spring with Azalia Selena Cruz, Sascha Hottie, and Brittany Brooks plus hometown queens Mia Starr, SHEa Hazard, and Tequila Mockingbird. Co-hosted by Honey Bea with additional appearances by Heidi Mi-Feelings and Summer Fun. 

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​13th annual ArtSee

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 15th, 2019

Friday, May 17, 5-8 p.m.

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

A showcase of both up-and-coming and established artists. Mingle with talented local and regional artists, purchase original pieces and just experience regional art in a variety of mediums!.

Enjoy drinks and appetizers and check out some live music while you’re at it.

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Mother’s Day at the Zoo

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 8th, 2019

Sunday, May 12, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

4255 23rd Ave S, Fargo

Bring Mom or Grandma to the Red River Zoo this Mother’s Day and see animal mamas and their babies, an overdose of cuteness and we like it. You can talk to the animals and some of them know their names! Taivan, Shan Tou, Amara, Sural, Ella, Sirius, Butler, Orion, Annabelle, Elvira, Mozart, Jiang Li, Quanli, Subitai, Mattie, Yukiko, Eva, and Moose.

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