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Laatikko/Box: A Musical Performance by Sara Pajunen

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 12th, 2015

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 6:30 p.m.

Hjemkomst Center, 202 First Ave. N., Moorhead

Sara Pajunen is a Minneapolis-based Finnish American violinist, and is drawn to immigration stories. She knows the story all too well of leaving the familiar for the unknown. For her performance she will combine spoken word and new technology, with her own music.

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All is Bright! An Afternoon of Holiday Music with FMGMC

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 10th, 2015

Sunday, Dec. 13, 2 p.m.

Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway N., Fargo

Under direction of Angel Lira, Fargo-Moorhead Gay Men’s Chorus will perform their second Christmas show, singing a wide range of holiday music. In addition to old favorites, they will perform the complete collection of Dan Forrest arrangements of holiday music for men’s choir.

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Krayzie Bone

by Diane Miller | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 10th, 2015

Saturday, Dec. 12, 9 p.m.

The Aquarium (Dempsey’s Upstairs), 226 Broadway, Fargo

The Cleveland native got his start in hip-hop collective Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, known for their 1996 single “Tha Crossroads,” which earned them a Grammy award for best rap performance by a duo or group. He embarked on a successful solo career in 1999 and won a second Grammy for his appearance on the Chamillionaire song “Ridin’.” His latest solo album “Chasing the Devil” was released Nov. 20.…

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Yvonne Denault Photography New Studio Sneak Peek

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 10th, 2015

Saturday, Dec. 12, 3 - 6 p.m.

Vivie’s Lingerie Boutique, 420 Eight St. S., Moorhead

In addition to the numerous sales Vivie’s has over the weekend, they will also give a sneak peek of their new studio space for Yvonne Denault Photography. Refreshments will be provided and the event will feature live music by Megan Erovick.

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Hannah Westerholm and Mini Gingerbread House Buffet

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 10th, 2015

Friday, Dec. 11, 7- 9 p.m.

Make Room, 806 1/2 Main Ave., Fargo

The event will feature live music and gingerbread house making. It will operate on a “pay as you wish” donation model with proceeds going to the artist and Make Room. Westerholm is a self-taught pianist and composer, who has been playing the Fargo-Moorhead area for five years. She’s opened for Rogue Valley and Caroline Smith and was the 2014 recipient for the “Celebration of Women and Their Music” award.

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Classic Film Series: It’s a Wonderful Life

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 9th, 2015

Thursday, Dec. 10, 7:30 p.m.

Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway N., Fargo

The classic film will be shown just in time for Christmas. The Frank Capra drama stars James Stewart as George Bailey, a man who has given up on life until an angel intervenes and seeks to show Stewart how many lives he’s touched and how different his community would be if he was never born. Since its release in 1946, the film has become a Christmas staple.

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Rourkes’ at the Rourke: Father and Son

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 3rd, 2015

Sunday, Dec. 6, 1-5 p.m.

Rourke Art Gallery, 521 Main Ave., Moorhead

Orland Rourke and son J. Bracken Rourke will have their artwork on display with most of Orland’s pieces being up for sale. The late Orland Rourke, along with his brother James O’Rourke, founded Rourke Art Gallery in 1961. J. Bracken Rourke is set to give an artist talk at 2 p.m.

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Balancing Act: A Performance by Fifth Column

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 3rd, 2015

Saturday, Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m.

Zachmann’s Studios, 1683 Otter Tail Drive, Fergus Falls, Minn.

Hinge Artist Scott Miller’s ensemble Fifth Column will perform a new composition written by Miller with acoustic instruments, computers and lighting. Miller is a composer from Maple Grove, Minn., a professor of music at St. Cloud State University and President of the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the U.S. In addition to the show, the event will give the public a sneak peak of Fergus…

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Independent Filmmakers Project Minnesota Cinema Lounge

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 3rd, 2015

Saturday, Dec. 5, 7 p.m.

Glasrud Auditorium, Weld Hall, Minnesota State University Moorhead

Normally held in Minneapolis, Cinema Lounge is showcasing short films by independent Minnesota filmmakers on a statewide tour. MSUM Professor Ray Rea will be part of the screening and filmmakers will be present to talk about their work and answer questions. Andrew Peterson, executive director of IFP MN, will also be there to talk about his work.

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Christmas on the Prairie

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 3rd, 2015

Saturday, Dec. 5, 1-6 p.m.

Bonanzaville, 1351 West Main Ave., West Fargo

The annual Christmas celebration features cookie decorating, Christmas carolers, horse-drawn wagon rides, competitions, musical performances, Christmas desserts and beverages, photos with Santa and more; all of this at their beautifully decorated village.

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