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​Laura Jane Grace

September 14th, 2022

September 29

Fargo Brewing Company

The founder, lead singer, songwriter, and guitarist of the punk rock band Against Me!. Debut solo studio album, Stay Alive, 2020. One of the first highly visible rock musicians to come out publicly as transgender. Her description of gender dysphoria: “...a feeling of misalignment. Where the gender you feel (internally) doesn't match up with your assigned gender at birth. When you're too young to know what it is, it turns into shame…The cliché is that…

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​Charlie Barber: New Perspectives, ND History

September 14th, 2022

September 23

Our very own columnist and man of letters at the Northern Great Plains History Conference (NDPHC), held at the Radisson. In the morning he'll be giving a paper entitled "Sarah Vogel and the Progressive Strain in Red State North Dakota: A Family Tradition.” In the afternoon, from 3:30-5:30, at Zandbroz Variety, he'll be doing a joint "History and Folksong" Session with NDSU's Tom Isern. Bob Dylan will definitely be featured, among others. You can get further information…

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​Folkways Night Bazaar

September 14th, 2022

September 22

6 to 10pm

Join skateboarders, hip-hop dancers, jugglers and more than 40 vendors for the final Night Bazaar of the season. The free event is kid and dog-friendly. Local skateboarders perform on the ramps as a mini skate park takes over the western portion of Broadway Square. The event also features dance performances by the All-Star Afro Dance Group, The Krownz and Fargo Flow. Other performers include Kati Rose Hicks, an aerialist, hoop dancer and juggler, as well as DJ NuAge…

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​Greenway Takeover Festival

September 3rd, 2022

September 8-11

Grand Forks

The Grand Forks Greenway rocks with food trucks, family-friendly entertainment (like yoga and dance classes, puppet shows and juggling) and live music on three stages. Headliners include Yonder Mountain String Band, Manic Drive, Gear Daddies and Big Head Todd & The Monsters. Bring cash to purchase food tickets and enjoy mixed drinks and craft beer from Grand Forks breweries. Buy tickets online, at HB Sound & Light in Grand Forks or at either Grand Forks Happy…

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​Water is Life Festival

August 27th, 2022

Sunday, September 4

Bayfront Park, Duluth

Honor the Earth presents An All-Star lineup of artists and environmental activists at this year’s annual Water is Life festival. This year’s lineup includes Ani DiFranco, The Indigo Girls, Low, Dessa, Gaelynn Lee, and many other musical acts. Hosted by Winona LaDuke, D'Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai -- a lead actor in the popular and critically acclaimed FX/Hulu streaming series, Reservation Dogs -- and Land and Water Protector/ model Quannah…

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​R.A.C.E.: Are We So Different?

August 20th, 2022

Fargo City Hall, thru Sept. 30 

Fargo City Hall, 225 4th St. N. 

A powerful mini-exhibition coupled with community engagement, conversations about race are front and center in City Hall through the end of September, that’s IF you participate. Sponsored by YWCA Cass Clay and the City of Fargo, the…

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​Two-Wheel Tuesday

August 17th, 2022

 Fargo Brewing Company, 610 University Dr N, Tuesday, August 23, 5pm 

Rev up your motorcycle, gas up your scooter, or shine up your bicycle. We are celebrating all two-wheel riders! Fargo Brewing Company, NTRL Moto Collective, and Jade Presents are holding Two-Wheel Tuesdays at Fargo Brewing Company every 4th Tuesday of the month through September. This all-ages event is FREE…

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​Creative Artist Talk: Torey Erin

August 17th, 2022

 August 25, 6pm-7pm,                                                                                                         

Plains Art Museum 

Artist Torey Erin discusses her work, her career, and her latest project “Love Letters to the Earth.” The new piece, which is one part performance and one part ecological work of art, is located in a garden at Rabanus Park in Fargo, aka…

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​Fargo Blues Festival

July 20th, 2022

July 29-30

Newman Outdoor Field

Summer doesn’t get much better than when you’re Blues Festin’ out on the ballfield where the RedHawks play. Thirteen bands over two days. Lotsa food and awesome people. Friday’s lineup, starting at 1pm, includes 3rd Street Blues Band on the side stage, Lightnin’ Malcolm (1:30pm), Veronica Lewis (3pm), Gabe Stillman (5pm), Toronzo Cannon (7pm), and headliner Tab Benoit (9pm). Gates open at 11am Saturday with Blue Wailers on the side stage, followed…

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​17th Annual Ashley Rodeo Days

July 20th, 2022

 Saturday, August 6, 7pm to Sunday, August 7, 7pm 

ACRC Arena

The Ashley Community Rodeo Club (ACRC), in Ashley, McIntosh County, hopes to bring our western heritage back to Ashley with many events. It is a celebration of Ashley, not just rodeo events, with games for all ages and a huge street dance. And not just a rodeo either, but a championship PRCA-sanctioned event with professional riders and performers. New event:…

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