Saturday, April 9, 6:30 p.m.
The New Direction, 14 Roberts St. N.
Nebraskan anti-folk musician Not Ben Shin returns to Fargo in a show featuring several local acts. Grand Forks punk band The Contraceptives will perform along with ska-punk group No Thumbs Up, indie-surf group Free Truman and folk musician Owen Broke. This is an all-ages show.
Saturday, April 9, 7:30-10 p.m.
Drekker Brewing Company, 630 First Ave. N. Suite 6
For the past seven months, The Tell has given people a chance to tell a true personal story in front of an audience within six minutes. Now the winners of each month will go head to head, sharing a new story as they compete for a cash prize in the conclusion of this season of The Tell. Unlike past months, there will be no theme for The Tell Off.
Saturday, April 9, 7:30
Jerry’s Bar, 1500 11th St. N, Moorhead
See the talents of Mia Starr, Sasha Maria, and Androgyna Galaxy and your hostess with the mostess Kelly Coxsyn. Special guest Oliver Longtime will also grace the stage--but that’s not all folks.. Pre show pre-gaming will involve drag bingo to benefit the Pride Collective and Community
Saturday, April 9, 7 p.m.
HB Sound and Light, 101 N 8th St., Grand Forks
Caravanserai: American Voices spotlights contemporary Muslim-American musicians from across the nation. The Reminders are a husband and wife hip hop duo based out of Colorado. Their performance is the second and final part of the Caravanserai series.
Friday and Saturday, April 8 and 9, 7 p.m.
Level 2 Comedy Club, 201 5th St. Fargo
Hometown comedy hero Adam Quesnell makes his triumphant return to Fargo from the city of tiny apples (also known as Minneapolis). The show will be hosted by JD Provorse with featured comedian James Hodge.
Friday, April 8, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Rourke Art Museum, 521 Main Ave., Moorhead
The drawings of Zoey Schlemper depict the monsters and critters that inhabit the fictional world of Koleo Gran. Schlemper provides a unique combination of art and literature as she presents the drawings of her creation Dr. Norman Carl the Second, who accidentally fell into a rip in space time and landed on this new world. The reception will feature an artist talk at 6 p.m. and the exhibit will run until May 22.
Friday, April 1, 8 p.m.
Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway N.
Iowa folk musician Greg Brown’s career has taken him from coast to coast. He quit the University of Iowa to move out East, where he played a weekly gig at Gerde’s Folk City in New York. A year later, he was in Los Angeles ghostwriting for Buck Ram. When he returned home to Iowa he began a string of solo releases before starting Red House Records with St. Paul schoolteacher Bob Feldman in 1983. The label would become one of the…
Monday, April 4, 10:30 a.m.
Arikara Room, Memorial Union, NDSU, 1401 Administrative Ave.
The North Dakota State University Department of Health along with the NDSU Public Health Association will co-host the first American Indian Public Health Day. The day will consist of health-focused events, beginning with an opening prayer by Willard Yellow Bird and opening songs by Michael Gabbard and company and Chad Harmon. An 11 a.m. panel will feature American Indian alumni and current students…
Thursday, April 7, 8 p.m.
The Aquarium (Dempsey’s upstairs), 226 Broadway N.
Grindflicks Movie Night at the Aquarium season ends with the 1991 martial arts film “Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky.” Based on the Japanese manga, the film takes place in 2001 when lead character Ricky Ho is sent to prison for murdering a crime boss who played a role in the death of Ricky’s girlfriend. In prison, he must defend himself from the brutal Gang of Four and the prison’s corrupt warden. The film…
Saturday and Sunday, April 2-3, 9 a.m.
Veterans Memorial Arena, 1201 Seventh Ave. E., West Fargo
The 58th annual Toppers car show welcomes car enthusiasts for another display of the region’s top hot-rods and custom cars. Johnny Cash tribute band The Cold Hard Cash Show will perform Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event itself runs Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with awards being presented Sunday at 4 p.m. Admission…
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