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“Party @ the Hughes”

“Party @ the Hughes”

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

April 2, 2019

The Hughes Fine Arts Center had an opera party this weekend and all were invited to go and enjoy an afternoon filled with music.   An opera is a form of theatre which music has the lead role. However, there is a distinct difference between an opera and a musical theatre production. &nbs...

A Few Good Men

A Few Good Men

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

March 26, 2019

The Marines were in the spotlight during the performance of A Few Good Men which took place at the Fire Hall Theatre on Friday. It was presented by The Greater Grand Forks Community Theatre and Zimney Foster P.C Law Offices.   The Fire Hall Theatre was established in 1947 and is located in Dow...

Heid Erdrich

Heid Erdrich

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

March 26, 2019

This week saw the 50th Annual UND Writers Conference, a three-day event featuring panels and public readings by six talented writers of all different backgrounds. One such writer who was hosted by the event was a North Dakota local, Heid Erdrich.   Erdrich is well-known for her published coll...

The Spitfire Grill

The Spitfire Grill

Ana Chisholm, Arts & Community Writer

March 5, 2019

Opening Thursday Feb. 21, the Spitfire Grill was serving up more than just pie.  The musical had it all including laughs, tears and music. The Spitfire Grill, a musical put on by the UND Theatre department, depicts the heartfelt story of a small town and its citizens. The show was directed by Em...

The tenth Anniversary of Why?

The tenth Anniversary of Why?

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

March 5, 2019

Popular Prairie Public philosophy podcast Why? Philosophical Discussions About Everyday Life celebrated its tenth anniversary last Tuesday with a free live show at the Empire Arts Center.   The creator and host of the show, Jack Russell Weinstein, a Chester Fritz distinguished Professor of P...

Feast of Nations

Feast of Nations

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community

February 26, 2019

On Saturday night the Alerus Center took a trip around the world for the 57th Annual Feast of Nations.   Over 95 countries are represented at the University of North Dakota. The Feast of Nations is an event that allows different cultures from across the globe to be showcased through diffe...

Slam Poetry comes to UND

Ana Chisholm, Arts & Community

February 26, 2019

On Tuesday, Feb. 5th, as part of the Perspective Speaker Series, the University of North Dakota brought Pages Matam to campus to conduct a creative writing and performance workshop as well as a performance later in the evening.   Pages Matam is a national and two-time regional poetry slam cham...

Battle of the beards

Battle of the beards

Noah Sell, Arts & Community

February 26, 2019

22 beards, some wizard-like in length, others mere mustaches, competed on Thursday night at The Blue Moose for a chance to win the grand prize.   This was the Second Annual Surly Craft Beards event to be hosted by The Blue Moose. It was once again well-received by the public, who packed ...

Kane Brown

Kane Brown

Se Kwon, Opinions Writer

February 18, 2019

  Kane Brown’s ‘Live Forever’ tour took place at the Ralph Engelstad Arena on Feb 17, with two special guests, Jimmie Allen and Granger Smith. Allen got the crowd’s attention, throughout his entire performance, the audience was seen waving their arms in the air, laughing at his hi...

A family legacy dipped in chocolate

A family legacy dipped in chocolate

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinions Writer

February 14, 2019

Valentine’s day or chocolate giving season, whichever you prefer. It’s the time of year when couples come together in harmony and give each other heart-shaped everything. Heart-shaped pizza, heart-shaped balloons, heart-shaped pillows, heart-shaped cake and more importantly heart-shaped boxes of chocolate...

God Talk on tap

God Talk on tap

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

February 5, 2019

This past Thursday night, Half Brothers hosted God Talk on Tap, an event that gives people a chance to sit down and discuss their faith, ask questions of people who may hold different beliefs and learn a little more about their neighbors in a relaxed setting. The event featured five faith leaders of ...

Skiing in the Park

Skiing in the Park

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

February 5, 2019

Despite the freezing weather that happened during the week, the cold let up for a day of family fun. On Saturday, the Grand Forks Park District held the Greenway Ski Day, which has been a Grand Forks institution for more than 20 years.   The Greenway Ski Day event was held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Li...

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