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​Sabrina Hornung “Dirt Road Therapy” Artist Reception

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 20th, 2019

By Sabrina Hornung

Friday, March 22, 6-8 p.m.

Red Raven Espresso Parlor, 916 Main Ave, Fargo

Digital photos from North Dakota’s backroads. Hornung has been exploring the roads less traveled for close to a decade. Carefully documenting and collecting stories in hopes they won’t be forgotten. Along with her work for HPR her work has been published in the international folk art publication “Raw Vision Magazine.”

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​Prof at Sanctuary

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 20th, 2019

Sunday, March 24, 7 p.m.

Sanctuary Events Center, 670 4th Ave N, Fargo

Twin Cities-based hip hop artist with support from Mac Irv, Cashinova, and Willie Wonka. Unofficial after party starts at 10 p.m. at the Aquarium featuring KC Vine and DJ AP plus some extra special guests.

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​West Acres hosts “Morph II”

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 20th, 2019

Saturday, March 23, 2– 5 p.m.

West Acres Regional Shopping Center, Buffalo Court. 1302 13th Avenue South, Fargo,

Join the creators and designers and artists of Morph II, an abstract sculpture experience at West Acres.The exhibit is built on the imagination of 25 local abstract artists’ sculptural repurpose of dozens of mannequin pieces. Sculptural groupings were created when the painted pieces were reunited. 

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Wandering Ghost opening/Albino Buffalo Series 9 Launch Party

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 20th, 2019

Saturday, March 23, 12 p.m.-12 a.m.

Drekker Brewing Company, 630 1st Ave. N, Fargo

Series Nine launches the same day/night as part of the Wandering Ghost Gallery atDrekker Brewing Company. Stickers will be available to purchase out of the machine, so stock up on quarters folks. While you’re at it be sure to clear some wall space and clear some headspace because this group exhibition of regional art just might blow your mind.

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​The 4onthefloor with David Allen at The Aquarium

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 20th, 2019

Friday, March 22, 9 p.m.-12 a.m.

The Aquarium, 226 N Broadway, Fargo

Known for bringing on the ruckus with their rootsy, blues-rock aesthetic and four-four time, it goes without saying that the 4onthefloor know how to party. Add a dose of local outlaw country hero David Allen and we assure you that this is a show you won’t want to miss! 

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​Fargo Film Festival

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 13th, 2019

March 19-23

Fargo Theatre, 314 N Broadway, Fargo

The Fargo Theatre will be opening daily at 9am during the Fargo Film Festival and will be screening 90+ submissions! Add director Q&As, 2 minute movie contest and extra special guests. Are we going? You betcha!

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KRFF 95.9 presents locals at the Aquarium

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 13th, 2019

Thursday, March 21, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

The Aquarium, 226 N Broadway, Fargo

Local showcase of bands playing to raise money for Fargo's community radio station, KRFF 95.9. Thursday’s lineup will include Sonus Nexus, 13th Chapter, Identity Zero and Strange Co. This is a 21+ event.

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2019 Fargo - Moorhead St. Patrick’s Parade

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 13th, 2019

Saturday, March 16,11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Downtown Fargo

A St. Patty’s day tradition since 1996. The Heather and Thistle Pipes and Drums will be marching along with local firefighters to get spectators in the spirit. Lake Agassiz Pacers kick-off the parade with a 5K race and 800 meter Fun Run for kids 12 and under.

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​Hot Mess Harlots presents: Atomic Blondes

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 13th, 2019

Saturday, March 16, 9 p.m.-12 a.m.

Fargo Elks, 3435 N Broadway, Fargo

Blondes have more fun--or do they? Let’s find out… Performances inspired by the atomic blondes of pop music throughout history. Performers include Leah Aaliyah, Mia Starr, SHEa Hazard, Tequila Mockingbird, and special guests Autumn Summers with your host and additional special guest, Carmen Love!

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​Josef’s annual fashion awards 2019

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | March 13th, 2019

Saturday, March 16, 7 p.m.

Holiday Inn Fargo, 3803 13th Ave. S, Fargo

After 14 years JAFA is one of Fargo Moorhead’s most exciting fashion events. This runway show includes the work of Josef's students majoring in hair artistry and makeup along with an alumni category. This event is all ages.

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