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​Shannon Curfman at TAK

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

Saturday, April 20, 8:30-11 p.m.

TAK Music Venue, 1710 Center Avenue, Dilworth MN

Guitarist and singer/songwriter Shannon Curfman burst upon the blues and roots rock scene in 1999 with quite a stir. Her music has been featured in several soundtracks including “Where the Heart Is” and “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants”, as well as HBO’s “The Sopranos”, “G String Divas” and the WB’s “Gilmore Girls” and “Gossip Girls.” She has also performed on national…

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Big Suck, Windsor Diets, Disappear Forever and more!

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

Friday, April 19, 7-10:30 p.m.

Red Raven Espresso Parlor, 916 Main Ave, Fargo

This all-ages rock show will feature Minot based rock n’rollers Big Suck as they join forces with some of Fargo’s finest, disappear forever, Windsor Diets, and plumslugger.

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Dirty Disney Drag Party!

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

Friday, April 19, doors 8 p.m. show 9:30 p.m.

Upstairs at SideStreet Bar and Grill, 404 4th Ave N, Fargo

You know the songs and you love the characters, come on out and support Fifi Nyxx, Landon McKock, Miss Kitty and more as they take on your favorite Disney characters with performances you don’t want to miss!  

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​Creative Voices Talk: Cecelia Fire Thunder

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

Thursday, April 18, 6-7 p.m.

Plains Art Museum, 704 1st Ave. N, Fargo

Artist, feminist and, activist Cecelia Fire Thunder will discuss her groundbreaking work on wellness and Native American women’s issues, as well as her current doll making project for young women. She is leading a doll making workshop at the Plains Art Museum the next day from 6-9 p.m. for middle and high school girls (ages 12-18) that will lead them through the four stages of life that correspond with the Four Directions.

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​FMVA BIG art show

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 10th, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 5-8 p.m.

Hjemkomst Center, 202 1st Ave. N, Moorhead

What’s one way you can help support local art? Check out the opening reception for the FMVA BIG Art Show and see how to become a member. Here’s to another year of celebrating local art with one of the biggest gatherings of our community's wonderful local artists.

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​JD McPherson with Stovepipes

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 10th, 2019

Sunday, April 14, 7 p.m.

The Aquarium, 226 N Broadway

To say that we were pretty stoked to hear that JD Mcpherson was coming to the Aquarium would be an understatement. Shine up your dancing shoes and get ready to tap your toes to the rockabilly/Americana stylings with support from local blues rock heroes Stovepipes.

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ASAH presents “African Sojourn”

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 10th, 2019

Sunday, April 14th, 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Fargo Theatre, 314 N. Broadway, Fargo

Follow Filmmaker and Director Jessica Wunderlich and Producer and ASAH President Deb Dawson to South Sudan, Kenya, and Uganda. The film chronicles ASAH's story against a background of South Sudan's early history, its independence from Sudan, the eruption of the ongoing civil war, the student’s flight, and move to safety in Uganda. In spite of their losses, they shoulder the responsibility of working toward…

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​2019 USA Broomball National Championships

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 10th, 2019

April 12-14

Southwest Youth Arena and West Fargo Sports Arena.

50 teams will be competing in the tournament, representing 13 states and D.C.

The 2019 tournament will be the largest broomball championship ever held outside the Twin Cities and will include a team from Alaska, which is the record for the furthest distance traveled to compete. 

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The 52nd annual Hawley art show and sale

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 10th, 2019

April 11-14, 1-8 p.m.

Hawley Community Center, downtown Hawley, MN

Whouda thunk that Hawley would attract an array of artists whether they be a professional artist or student artist to this juried show? Juried by artist and Rourke Gallery curator Jonathan Rutter, a variety of media will be represented.

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​Plants for Patients Clay Class at Plains Art Museum

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 3rd, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Plains Art Museum, 704 1st Ave N, Fargo

This one night only event will be held at the Katherine Kilbourne Center for Creativity at the Plains Art Museum. Using a mixture of techniques to design 4-6 planters, participants get to keep their favorite while the others will be donated to Plants for Patients (P4P). P4P is a pro-compassion organization that supports women who receive care at the Red River Women’s Clinic.

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Meritocracy is a lie

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By Gary Olsonolsong@moravian.eduIn 2017, Sociology Professor Rachel Sherman wrote “Uneasy Street: The Anxiety of Affluence,” a book which drew from 50 in-depth interviews with uber-wealthy New Yorkers in order to obtain a…