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Mystery at Fire Hall Theatre

With all of the popular and exciting criminal shows on television, it’s easy to forget there’s an outside world! I sit glued to the edge of my seat and scream at the television, “I know who did it?!” or “Don’t go in there!” Rarely do the characters listen. In fact, 90% of the time they …

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Stories for Young and Old

Everyone likes a cozy blanket and a tall tale. Whether you are hearing stories around the table with a group of friends, reading fables and fairytales to your children before bedtime, or listening to extraordinary writers talk about their work, a good story can inspire and relax the mind. The Grand Forks Public Library and the East …

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Garden Art at the Alerus Center

As the daughter of an HGTV addict, it’s only right that I talk about the 2011 Home Design and Garden Show happening at the Alerus Center this weekend. Everything from gardening tips and tricks, home décor information, and little ways to make your green thumb greener will be available to you all weekend long! 2011 …

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Brave the Weather! Enjoy the Arts!

We are strong North Dakotans! (I am sure some of you are also strong Minnesotans!) Weather?!? What Weather?!? Lets not let a little spring snow storm stop us from enjoying the amazing Arts Community in Grand Forks! If you happen to feel like taking a little drive in a blizzard or just happen to be …

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Thoroughly Modern Millie and All That Jazz

Arts, entertainment, and culture is truly available for all ages here in Greater Grand Forks. Whether you are a budding photographer looking for assistance in the dark room, a quilter in the search for the next best pattern, or you are looking for a chance to grace the stage, the valley has it all! Thoroughly Modern Millie …

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Celebrate Culture at the Feast of Nations

One of the most widely recognized festivals in Grand Forks, The Feast of Nations, will be held tomorrow, February 26, 2011 at the Alerus Center. This exciting event showcases and celebrates different cultures from around the world through performances and a delicious full course ethnic meal. Organized by the students of the International Organization (IO) at …

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The Wizard of Oz and some Rockin’ and Rollin’ Girls

The Greater Grand Forks Community Theatre will be performing The Wizard of Oz during the weekend of February 18th-20th and 24th-27th at Empire Arts Theatre. Now I don’t want to give to much away about the play, but I will tell you there is a tornado, some very handsome little people that prefer lollipops over the generic …

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Political Unrest Inspires a Playwright

The beauty of art is that it often reflects what is going on in the world. What happened in the past? What is going on now? What does the future look like? The theatre allows us to bring to life past and present stories told  in the media. Amoussa Koriko, born in Lome, Togo in …

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Whitey’s Open One Last Time

After 85 years of serving Grand Forks, the legendary Whitey’s has closed its doors. It’s sad to see such an iconic restaurant in the area go, but we will forever remember the good times and good food. According to Valley News Live approximately 15 million people walked through Whitey’s doors, and while they have closed to …

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The Art of Superbowl

I’ve been an arts and culture person since the beginning of time, yet there’s something in the air as the Superbowl nears that makes me want to buy a tub of face paint. Teams that were never rivals decide they have grudges against each other, friends pick their top contenders and begin making bets, and tiny bite size …

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