THE LIST: Grand Forks City Band ... Blues on the Red ... 'Spring Awakening'
Grand Forks City Band
- Today at Myra Museum Gazebo: The Greater Grand Forks City Band will present their final summer concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Myra Museum Gazebo. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy an evening of music. Cost: Free. Info: (701) 741-4427.
Vince Anthony Concert
- Today at El Roco: Nashville recording artist Vince Anthony will perform at 9:30 p.m.at El Roco Nightclub to celebrate the release of his new album “It’s a Country Thing.” Cost: Free. Info: (701) 772-6942.
Blues on the Red
- Saturday at Town Square: This annual summer happening features the region’s top blues musicians and some of the best food around. Check out Blues on the Red starting at 6 p.m. in the Grand Forks Town Square, 6 S. Third St., and feel free to bring your lawn chairs. The headliner for this month’s event is Reverend Raven and the Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys with opener Scottie Miller Band. Additional dates: Aug. 23. Cost: Free. Info: on.fb.me/1yLRplY.
- Tuesday through Aug. 2 at Empire: The Empire Arts Center is holding a production of “Spring Awakening” at 7:30 p.m. This rock musical follows a group of late 19th century students through a journey of self-discovery and coming-of-age, exploring themes of morality, youth, sexuality and family. This show is not suitable for children. Additional showings: Aug. 5-9. Cost: $20 adult, $15 students and members, $5 millennial ticket for Aug. 1 show only. Info: (701) 746-5500.
Concerts in the Garden
- Tuesday at Museum of Art: The North Dakota Museum of Art is again hosting its Concerts in the Garden series at 6 p.m. for Ryan Holweger and 7 p.m. for St. Paul and the Broken Bones. Additional shows: The Dirty River Boys Aug. 12, She Keeps Bees Aug. 26. Cost: $10, children 12 and younger free. Info: (701) 777-4195.
Sarah Heitkamp Exhibition
- Thursday at Colonel Eugene E. Myers Art Gallery: Sarah Heitkamp will present her BFA Exhibition at an artist’s reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Colonel Eugene E. Myers Art Gallery inside the Hughes Fine Arts Center on the UND campus. Info: (701) 777-2257.
Mini Art Exhibit
- Through today at Hallock Public Library: The Northwest Regional Arts Council is holding a mini art exhibit that will travel to several regional libraries throughout the summer and fall. The exhibit includes original paintings, photography, drawings, pottery and more and is now at the Hallock (Minn.) Public Library, 101 First St. E., through July 25. Additional showings: Thief River Falls Public Library July 25-Sept. 5, Fosston (Minn.) Public Library Sept. 5-Oct. 3. Cost: Free. Info: (218) 745-9111.
‘Decades of Paint’ Exhibit
- Through Sunday at Museum of Art: The North Dakota Museum of Art is holding an exhibition titled “Decades of Paint” by Mary Bonkemeyer, a 93-year-old painter from Santa Fe, N.M. Bonkemeyer thinks of her paintings as “traces or marks that weave together, quiver, alternate, and slowly the eye registers and reads an unrepeatable pattern.” This is her first exhibit. The museum is also holding exhibits featuring sculpture by Craig Langager and “Song of Eurydice” by Douglas Kinsey. Cost: $5 suggested donation. Info: (701) 777-4195.
Northwest Minnesota Arts Council Exhibit
- Through Thursday at NWMAC Gallery: The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council has announced a new exhibit featuring pen and ink drawings by Trey Everett of Crookston and woodcarvings by Tom Brosseau of Thief River Falls. Cost: Free. Info: 218-745-9111.
‘You Have the Right to Remain Dead’ Auditions
- Sunday, Monday at Fire Hall: The Fire Hall Theatre is holding auditions for the interactive murder mystery comedy “You Have the Right to Remain Dead” at 7 p.m. The theatre is looking for five men and five women from late teens and older, as well as set and backstage crew. The show runs Sept. 18 to Oct. 4 and rehearsals begin in August. No preparation for audition necessary. Info: (701) 746-0847.