THE LIST: 'Little Shop of Horrors' ... Living History ... Concerts in the Garden
‘Little Shop of Horrors’
- Friday, Saturday at Warroad High School: The Warroad Summer Theater is performing “Little Shop of Horrors” at 7:30 p.m. at the Warroad High School Mini Theater. This comedy horror rock musical tells the story of a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood and flesh. Additional 2 p.m. show: Sunday. Cost: $10, $8 seniors 62 and older and children 8 and younger. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘The Boy Friend’
- Friday through Monday at Central High School: The Summer Performing Arts Program will perform “The Boy Friend” at 7 p.m. July 11, 12 and 14 and at 2 p.m. July 13. Set in the French Riviera, this play tells the story of English heiress Polly who poses as a working girl to catch the eye of Tony the delivery boy, who turns out to be a wealthy missing heir. Things get complicated when their parents show up, but a happy ending ensues. Cost: $12 adults, $10 seniors, $6 students. Info: (701) 746-2411.
The Backstage Project
- Saturday at Empire: The latest Backstage Project, which starts at 8 p.m., will feature the Summer Coats, a group formed from the ashes of other projects that hopes to make a statement on the music scene in the Twin Cities. They’re officially launching their project with a tour of North Dakota. Cost: $5. Info: (701) 746-5500.
- Sunday at Myra Museum: The Grand Forks County Historical Society is hosting a Living History event on Sunday from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Members will give demonstrations of old-time crafts, including woodworking, blacksmithing, spinning, folk dances and more. Admission is free. Info: (701) 775-2216.
‘Move Live on Tour’
- Sunday at Alerus: Siblings Julianne and Derek Hough, known for performing on “Dancing With the Stars,” will perform in Grand Forks at 8 p.m. The Houghs will perform in solo, duet and group performances in styles ranging from ballroom and tap to salsa and hip-hop in a cross between a Broadway spectacular and the coolest dance party you’ve ever been to. Local dance groups and nonprofit organizations will also be included in the “Move” experience. Cost: $29 to $399. Info: (701) 792-1200.
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 Sob Sister + Boy Sale and 7 p.m. for Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds. Additional shows: St. Paul and the Broken Bones July 29, The Dirty River Boys Aug. 12, She Keeps Bees Aug. 26. Cost: $10, children 12 and younger free. Info: (701) 777-4195.
- July 18-22 at Red River High School: The Summer Performing Arts Program will perform “Peter Pan” at 7 p.m. July 18-19 and July 21-22. Join Peter Pan, Wendy, Michael, and John in the high-flying timeless Broadway musical that will whisk you away to a place where dreams are born and no one ever grows up! Additional 2 p.m. showing: July 20. Cost: $18 adult, $12 senior, $6 student. Info: (701) 746-2411.
Mini Art Exhibit
- Through July 25 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 July 27 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.