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The Band That Fell to Earth: A David Bowie Tribute Band

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

Saturday, May 11, 7 p.m.-midnight

TAK Music Venue, 1710 Center Ave, Dilworth, Minn.

A 6-piece Minneapolis-based David Bowie Tribute Show featuring Ms. Bailey Ann as David Bowie. Sing along to “Space Oddity,” “Suffragette City,” “Moonage Daydream” and more! Bailey and the band will have you singing, dancing, laughing, maybe even floating in space! With 2 guitars, keyboards, bass, drums, and 5½ voices.

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​Linebenders Improv Comedy Fundraiser

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

Friday, May 10, 8:30-10 p.m.

Mainline Bar & Grill, 9571 HWY 9 S, Downer, Minn.

Kelso Anderson and Derrek Christensen qualified to compete in a national high school speech tournament in Dallas, so the Linebenders are helping raise some money to send them south! Funds raised will go to help cover expenses related to their participation in this distinguished tournament. A night of killer improv for a cause? Yes please!

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​Opening Reception: Naomi Ramona Schliesman & Zara Ramona Hahn

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

Friday, May 10, 6-8 p.m.

Kaddatz Galleries, 111 W Lincoln Ave, Fergus Falls MN

Just in time for Mother’s Day! Naomi Ramona Schliesman and her three-year-old daughter Zara Ramona Hahn have collaborated on a body of work called “Enlightenment.” The show consists of two-dimensional pieces that Hahn and Schliesman worked on independently, as well as pieces they worked on together. 

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​First Fridays at B: On Gardening

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

Friday, May 10, 8-9 a.m.

Theatre B, 215 10th St N, Moorhead

Three expert gardeners: Jeffrey Miller, Don Kinzler, and Nola J. Storm share their wisdom on what growers need to prepare for the upcoming season, and local F-M resources to support area gardeners. Gardening improves mental health, reduces

stress, provides purposeful exercise, and produces nutritious foods for pennies!

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​Escape from the Zoo, Mr.Meaner, Michael Strike, and more

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 24th, 2019

Sunday, April 29, 9:30 p.m.-howling

The Aquarium, 226 N Broadway, Fargo

Escape From The Zoo features Jesse from the band Days N Daze and Chad Hates George. Straight out of Houston, TX . Their sound could be described as, “raw electric ska meets grind/thrash punk [that] will leave your noggins spinning.” 

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Body Mind Spirit’s Edge Life Expo

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 24th, 2019

Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sunday, April 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Fargo Civic Center 207 4th St N Fargo

Retail exhibitors offer everything from natural and holistic health products to spiritual books, enlightened art and crystals. Healers provide treatments from massage and yoga techniques to intuitive readings. $10/weekend admission includes all lectures, demos and admission to exhibit hall. See ad this issue for $1/off admission. Info (541) 482-3722 or www.bmse.net

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​Independent Bookstore Day

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 24th, 2019

Saturday, April 27

Zandbroz Variety, 420 N Broadway, Fargo

Celebrate Independent bookstore day and 28 years of Zandbroz Variety with 20% off all books,free coffee and donuts, gift with book purchase, prize drawings, literary trivia at 5pm and more!

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Pollinator patio party

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 24th, 2019

Friday, April 26, 4-7 p.m.

Junkyard Brewing Company, 1416 1st Ave N, Moorhead

Junkyard is partnering with Clay Soil & Water Conservation District and Pheasants Forever to bring awareness to our community about pollinators, habitats, and urban conservation.

Enjoy a Peanut Butter + Banana + Honey Lager called "Money Honey,"sow pollinator seeds and take them home with you, enter to win one of the 25 pollinator trees donated by CSWCD, and sample honey with Three Bears Honey Co.

$1 of every pint…

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​Theatre B Presents: Cry it out

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 24th, 2019

April 25-May 18

Theatre B, 215 10th St N, Moorhead

A comedy with dark edges. Three new moms from different backgrounds bond over babies. Simple? Friendship, marriage, careers are anything but simple. “Cry It Out” takes an honest look at the absurdities of navigating women’s choices, family life, and job security in modern day America.

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The Unpillage pint project

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 17th, 2019

Photograph and art by Christina JohnsonThursday, April 18, 5-9 p.m.

Drekker Brewing Company, 1666 1st Ave N, Fargo

The folks at Drekker have partnered with a handful of area artists and the Lend A Hand Up program. A program providing help and hope to families facing medical crisis. Last year Drekker Brewing and the numerous UnPillage Pint Project artists/guests were able to contribute thousands to directly aid families in and around the Fargo/Moorhead community.

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