Best Bets

A History of the Dakota POW Letters

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 15th, 2019

Tuesday, May 21, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 

Hjemkomst Center, 202 1st Ave N, Moorhead 

Free lecture from Dakota Studies professor and Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate elder Dr. Clifford Canku. One of the authors of 'Dakota Prisoner of War Letters: Dakota Kaskapi Okicize Wowapi,' Canku delivers a history of the 1862 U.S. - Dakota War and an introduction to his work researching and translating the Dakota Prisoner of War Letters.

Read more...


OHMME with The Electric Blankets, and Plumslugger

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 15th, 2019

Thursday, May 23, 8-11:30 p.m.

The Aquarium, 226 N Broadway, Fargo

Celebrated by Noisey as the “Heart of Chicago’s Music Community” OHMME is an experimental female duo. Both are classically trained musicians and are involved in performing and working for venues within the Chicago experimental music scene.

Read more...


​Spring Fling

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 15th, 2019

Saturday, May 18, 9 p.m.-12 a.m.

Fargo Elks, 3435 N Broadway, Fargo

Celebrate Spring with Azalia Selena Cruz, Sascha Hottie, and Brittany Brooks plus hometown queens Mia Starr, SHEa Hazard, and Tequila Mockingbird. Co-hosted by Honey Bea with additional appearances by Heidi Mi-Feelings and Summer Fun. 

Read more...


​13th annual ArtSee

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | May 15th, 2019

Friday, May 17, 5-8 p.m.

North Dakota Museum of Art, 261 Centennial Dr, Grand Forks

A showcase of both up-and-coming and established artists. Mingle with talented local and regional artists, purchase original pieces and just experience regional art in a variety of mediums!.

Enjoy drinks and appetizers and check out some live music while you’re at it.

Read more...


Mother’s Day at the Zoo

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

Sunday, May 12, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

4255 23rd Ave S, Fargo

Bring Mom or Grandma to the Red River Zoo this Mother’s Day and see animal mamas and their babies, an overdose of cuteness and we like it. You can talk to the animals and some of them know their names! Taivan, Shan Tou, Amara, Sural, Ella, Sirius, Butler, Orion, Annabelle, Elvira, Mozart, Jiang Li, Quanli, Subitai, Mattie, Yukiko, Eva, and Moose.

Read more...


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.

Read more...


​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!

Read more...


​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. 

Read more...


​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!

Read more...


​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.” 

Read more...


Tracker Pixel for Entry HPR Sales Tracker Pixel for Entry HarborHealthClinic Tracker Pixel for Entry TAKAPRIL4 Tracker Pixel for Entry HPRONLINE

Recently in:

News

​Man and the moon

by C.S. Hagen

VALLEY CITY – Lowell Busching shuffled into The Vault, pointed to the staff-less counter featuring self-serve sandwiches, Kuchen, and coffee before launching into a history of the building, once a bank. Books and magazines are…

You probably won’t be connecting an Ethernet cable to your smartphone anytime soon. But it’s usually worth running Ethernet cables to the devices that matter, if you can—gaming and media PCs (or consoles), backup devices, and…

Thursday, July 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m.Zandbroz, 420 N Broadway, FargoAuthor Sarah Coomber will be making an appearance at Zandbroz for a reading and signing of her recently released memoir, "The Same Moon." Recently wed and soon…

It’s no secret Theodore Roosevelt loved North Dakota. It’s also no secret North Dakotans love Teddy. He left us with a legendary legacy and it’s no wonder that the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library will be in the…

Gadfly

​Freedom???

by Ed Raymond

There Seems To Be A Lot Of Confusion About What Freedom Is!At a recent conference of the evangelical Christian’s Faith and Freedom Coalition, Chairman Ralph Reed, long a hard worker for the Moral Majority’s Jerry Falwell, had…

To say that this year’s Bartenders Battle was the best display of talent in the six years since its creation would be an understatement and a disservice to not only the bartenders who made it into the competition, but also the…

By Teresa Farrelltara.Ekren@essentiahealth.orgLove it or hate it, it’s rhubarb season! Rhubarb brings back good memories for me.Growing up on the family farm, my siblings and I would head outside with a bowl of sugar, snap off…

High Plains Reader had the opportunity to catch up with Sarah Shook, front woman of the North Carolina based punk country band Sarah Shook and the Disarmers. We had a chance to talk about life and love from the road, where she…

Legendary British skipper Tracy Edwards, who in 1989 led the first all-female crew of sailors to compete in the tough-as-nails, 33,000-mile Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race, makes for a convincing heroine in filmmaker Alex…

Arts

‘Local American epics’

by Sabrina Hornung

The US Postal Service recently released a set of stamps celebrating the New Deal era post office murals that were federally commissioned during the Roosevelt administration, though the mural that graces the walls of the New…

The annual mainstage summer musical, produced by Trollwood Performing Arts School and sponsored by Bell Bank, opens Thursday, July 11. This year’s performance is Disney’s “Freaky Friday.” Trollwood Performing Arts…

Stand-up comedy is traditionally a one-way exchange. Outside of the odd question addressed to a random audience member, the limit of the spectators’ contribution to the conversation is their laughter at the comedy stylings being…

If you’re from the region you may have sipped, sampled or caught word of a libation often referred to as “red eye” or “wedding whiskey” at some point. In fact some of our friends of German Russia descent swear by it. If…

Wellness

Yoga on the Farm

by Ryan Janke

Every Thursday evening during the month of June, Mara Solberg is inviting people to come out and try Yoga on the Farm. It is a unique yoga experience that was born from an idea that was proposed to Solberg.“I’ve been with Red…

by Devin Joubertdevinlillianjoubert@gmail.comIt’s that beautiful time of the year that’s filled with seasonal decorations, sparkly lights, warm family gatherings, and delicious feasts. I love everything about this time of the…

Woman is born free and lives equal to man in her rights…The purpose of any political association is the conservation of the natural and imprescriptible rights of woman and man; these rights are liberty, property, security, and…