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German Culture Day

September 17th, 2015

German Culture Day

Sat, Sept. 19, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Hjemkomst Center, 202 1st Ave. N, Moorhead

Bust out your lederhosen and prepare for a day of folk art, craft beer, performances, traditional craftsmen, food and family fun. Music will include the sounds of Kris and the Riverbend Dutchmen, and Dale Dahmen and the Beats.

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​Bill Maher

September 17th, 2015

Bill Maher

Sun, Sept. 20, 8 p.m.

Fargo Civic Center, 207 4th St N, Fargo

The political funny man comes to Fargo. Known for Comedy Central’s “Politically Incorrect” and HBO’s “Real Time” Maher has written four bestsellers: “True Story,” “Does Anybody Have a Problem with That? Politically Incorrect’s Greatest Hits,” “When You Ride Alone, You Ride with Bin Laden,” “New Rules: Polite Musings from a Timid Observer” and most recently “The New New Rules: A Funny…

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Liu Bolin “Hiding in the City” Reception

September 17th, 2015

Liu Bolin “Hiding in the City” Reception

Tues, Sept. 22 4-5:30 p.m.

Cyrus M. Running Gallery, 901 8th St S, Moorhead

Liu Bolin’s performance-based politically charged photography work be on display until Sept. 27. The concept for this work started in 2005 when the Chinese government demolished the village in which artist Liu Bolin worked. With this photography Bolin camouflages his body to fit in with his environments “in silent protest.” Not only does he explore political…

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Archaeology tour at Regional Science Center

September 17th, 2015

Archaeology tour at Regional Science Center

Sun, Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

164th St S, Glyndon, MN

The MSUM Dept. of Earth Science and Archaeology will be hosting an archaeology tour at the Regional Science Center in conjunction with Minnesota Archeology Week. Not only will participants be guided through the center but they will learn the significance of the most recent discovery of 5-8,000-year-old dart tips and bison bones unearthed earlier this summer by Professor George Holley…

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Author Reading and Signing event at Zandbroz

September 17th, 2015

Author Reading and Signing event at Zandbroz

“Images of America- Herbst Department Store” featuring Trista Raezer-Stursa and John Hallberg

Thurs, Sept. 24, 6:30 p.m.

Zandbroz, 420 N Broadway, Fargo

“Herbst Department Store” is the newest addition to the “Images of America” series. Peek into a window of Fargo retail history with hundreds of photos. Authors will be present to sign books.

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FM LGBT Film Festival

September 10th, 2015

FM LGBT Film Festival

Fri. Sept. 11, 8 p.m. & Sat. Sept. 12, 3 p.m. & 8 p.m.

Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway N, Fargo

Marking it’s 7th year of bringing LGBT films to the Fargo area, the FM LGBT Film Festival combines short films with one longform film in 3 intervals this weekend. Highlights this year include “S&M Sally”, a comedic look at at BDSM, “The David Dance”, a drama about gay radio host learning to accept himself and “Game Face” a documentary that follows LGBT athletes.…

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Minnesota Center for Book Arts Workshop

September 10th, 2015

Minnesota Center for Book Arts Workshop

Sat. Sept. 12, 9 a.m.

Livingston Lord Library, MSU Moorhead, 1104 7th Ave S, Moorhead

The Minnesota Center for Book Arts’ mission is: “to lead the advancement of the book as an evolving art form” and will hit the road from Minneapolis to Moorhead to teach workshops elaborating on: Decorative Techniques on Paper, Pamphlet Binding, Long-Stitch Book, Intro to Cartonnage (box making), and you can make your own Sketchbook and Hardcover Books.…

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Leonard Ranch Rodeo

September 10th, 2015

Leonard Ranch Rodeo

Sat. Sept. 12, 2 p.m.

Jim Runck Memorial Arena, Leonard, ND

Not your everyday rodeo, with events such as wild cow milkin’, steer riding, steer muggin’, mutton bustin’, steer loading, boot scramble and a bean bag race. Plus you can stick around for a steak supper in the city park and kick up your boot heels to Blue English at the Ringneck Bar and Grill as part of the annual Leonard Fall Festival.

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Rising Appalachia with Dustin Thomas

September 10th, 2015

Rising Appalachia with Dustin Thomas

Sun. Sept 13, 9 p.m.

The Aquarium above Dempsey’s 226 Broadway, Fargo

New Orleans based multi-instrumentalist-sister folk duo Rising Appalachia celebrate the release of their latest album “Wider Circles,” inspired by Mountain odes, activist ballads, hip hop, traditional hymns and folk songs right after appearing at Shangri-La Festival. Join them as they team up with Minneapolis based Dustin Thomas. Tickets available through Orange Records and ticketweb.com

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Modest Mouse with Good For Grapes

September 10th, 2015

Modest Mouse with Good For Grapes

Tues, Sept. 15, 7 p.m.

Bluestem Amphitheater, 801 50th Ave SW, Moorhead, MN

Around since the mid 1990s, northwest based Modest Mouse return to the FM area for the first ever time outdoors on the heels of the release of their 6th album “Strangers To Ourselves”, their first in 8 years. Enigmatic frontman and songwriter Isaac Brock continues his quirky style on the new album which is a return to form for the group. Live the band can swell to 8 members on…

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