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Rainbows/Doom Opening Reception

September 26th, 2015

Rainbows/Doom Opening Reception

Thurs., Oct. 1, 4 p.m.-6 p.m.

Roland Dille Center for the Arts, 1104 7th Ave. S Moorhead

MSUM Faculty Art Exhibition and art sale for the Tim Ray and Carl Oltvedt Scholarships with rainbows and doom as the central theme. The exhibit will be on view from Sept. 28-Oct. 22. See the work of Sherry Short, Zhimin Guan, Lauren Rose Kinney, Patrick Vincent, Kelli Sinner, Jim Park, Brad Bachmeier, Trygve Olson and more.

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Norsk Hostfest

September 26th, 2015

Norsk Hostfest: Pure Scandimonium

Tues., Sept. 29 to Sat., Oct. 3

North Dakota State Fairgrounds, 2005 Burdick Expy E, Minot

Now in its 38th year, Norsk Hostfest is North America’s largest Scandinavian festival with tens of thousands of people from all over the world attending each year. The festival includes live entertainment, handcrafted Norsk merchandise and displays of Scandinavian culture. Live entertainment includes Ronnie Milsap, Martina McBride and the Beach Boys.

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Breaking Benjamin

September 26th, 2015

Breaking Benjamin

Tues., Sept. 29 7 p.m.

Bluestem Amphitheater, 801 50th Ave. SW, Moorhead

Breaking Benjamin will be delivering their chart-topping rock to the F-M area in this season’s final outdoor Bluestem show. Their second album “We Are Not Alone” was certified platinum and spawned hits such as “So Cold” and “Sooner or Later.” Following a six-year hiatus, they released their fifth album “Dark Before Dawn” on July 23. Tickets for the concert can be purchased online at…

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Viet Cong

September 25th, 2015

Viet Cong

Sun., Sept 27 9 p.m.

The Aquarium, 226 Broadway above Dempsey’s, Fargo

Known perhaps as much for their band name as their music, Viet Cong (featuring former members of the band Women) make their Fargo debut this Sunday fresh off announcing they will change their band name for their next record. Put aside all the noise over the name and check out the noise they put on record which is catchy, arty and one of the best things going in indie rock right now. A cohesive tight unit…

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Fargo Air Museum and Topper’s Car Club presents: Wings & Wheels

September 25th, 2015

Fargo Air Museum and Topper’s Car Club presents: Wings & Wheels

Sat., Sept. 26, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Fargo Air Museum, 1609 19th Ave. N

Admission to the event includes a car show sponsored by Topper’s Car Club, a day at the museum plus a brat and a beverage. Don’t miss out on the door prizes and giveaways plus a chance to win the raffle for the big prize, a 2014 Roush Mustang to be raffled off at 11 a.m.

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Scheels Presents the 4th Annual Scheels ND BBQ Championship

September 25th, 2015

Scheels Presents the 4th Annual Scheels ND BBQ Championship

Sat., Sept. 26, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Scheels Home and Hardware, 3202 13th Ave. S, Fargo

Regional contestants will have the chance to demonstrate their slow-cooking skills and compete in four categories: BBQ’d ribs, pulled pork, chicken and brisket. Spectators will be given the chance to sample food and vote for the People’s Choice Award following a $3 donation to a local non-profit. The winner will receive $5,000 and a Scheels ND…

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‘Together’

September 25th, 2015

‘Together’ The artistic dynamic between two sculptors

Fri. Sept. 25, 5-7 p.m.

The Rourke Art Gallery Museum 521 Main Ave. Moorhead

Large scale sculpture from regional artists Chris Walla and Naomi Schliesman

She is currently Artist Development Coordinator for Springboard for the Arts’ Rural Office in Fergus Falls and has received multiple scholarships and awards for her work. Walla is currently the MSUM sculpture professor and was selected as a McKnight Fellow.

Exhibition runs…

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Tom Green

September 24th, 2015

Tom Green

Fri., Sept. 25, 8 p.m.

Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway N.

Tom Green, known for his hit show on MTV and for starring in comedy films “Road Trip” and “Freddy Got Fingered,” will be performing a stand-up show in downtown Fargo. He currently hosts a weekly podcast and recently finished his third season of “Tom Green Live,” which has included guests such as Steve Carell and Buzz Aldrin. Tickets can be purchased from Jade Presents for $29.50.

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Fargo Bernie Fest

September 17th, 2015

Fargo Bernie Fest

Fri, Sept. 18, 6:30

All Star Bowl, 309 17th St N, Moorhead

Feel the Bern and show your support for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Enjoy bowling, human foosball, live music by Baltic to Boardwalk, Kipp G, Blue 9,Todd Sisson and Hannah Westerholm. Door prizes and a full bar for those over 21. For more on Bernie Sanders visit: berniesanders.com/issues

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International Reggae All Stars

September 17th, 2015

International Reggae All Stars

Sat, Sept. 19, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Level 2, 201 5th St N, Fargo, ND


This Minneapolis-based reggae group features a global array of talents from Jamaica, Trinidad, Venezuela and Ghana. Music will not only feature reggae and dancehall beats but the sounds of Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and many more. Dust off your dancing shoes folks.

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