STAFF BLOG CITY STREET BEAT Grand Forks city grants cause tension
In the past decade, two programs created by the city of Grand Forks have been making recommendations on how to spend millions of dollars in art and special events money.
City meeting minutes going ba... Posted on 12/2/13 at 12:48 PM
THE NEW FORTY Art inspires life and life inspires art.
I stumbled across Lora Zombie's art last week and became enamored with it. Her art is wildly unconventional and incredibly odd. I ordered two of her prints straight away even though I have no idea whe... Posted on 11/23/13 at 8:26 PM
GREATER GRAND FORKS YOUNG PROFESSIONALS What's Up Wednesday!
What's Up This Weekend in the Grand Cities?
This weekend, the UND men's basketball team takes on long-time rival North Dakota State, and GGFYP hosts its monthly Lunch 'n Learn.
Thursday, Novemb... Posted on 11/20/13 at 3:14 PM
STAFF BLOG EVERYDAY GOURMET Potato Stamps - Fall Edition!
Looking for a fun project for the kids (or yourself) this weekend? Here is a fun way to add a splash of color to your walls and it can be done infew minutes! Since my son is 3, I painted the backgroun... Posted on 10/19/13 at 7:34 AM
Filed in small plastic containers, sorted by occasion, Cheryll Berg, Grand Forks, has about 800 cards made and ready to send. The recipients, as of now, are unknown. And, for some, the message is as uncertain as the receiver, with a simple phrase “For you,” stamped on the front.
Name cards add a bit of glitz to any table setting. Here’s an easy and inexpensive way to give your holiday dinner a little extra touch. Pro: The kids can whip these up this while you’re working up a storm in the kitchen.
A mummified fish from American Egyptologist Bob Brier, a human toe found on the Williamsburg Bridge and a bull’s head from the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain, are among the thousands of artifacts lining the walls, covering the floors, filling the bookshelves and hanging from the ceiling in the North Dakota Museum of Art’s new installation, Barton’s Place.
Opera singers don’t sprout in concert halls. They come from nooks and corners of the continent. And the public is invited — in fact, encouraged — to come out to the Josephine Campbell Recital Hall Saturday. There, beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the UND Hughes Fine Arts Center, seven singers will be doing operatic arias.
There are plenty of homemade holiday gift options available in the area. If you’re looking for one-of-a-kind gifts for your family or friends, or just want something special for yourself, check out one of the holiday art and craft sales this month in Grand Forks.
Frustrated by the ease at which digital photos can be taken and doctored, some artists are kicking it old school: They’ve revived wet plate collodion photography, a medium invented and popular during the mid-1800s.
I have great admiration for people who are good at sewing, embroidery and quilting. I have no talent for any of them. I come by it naturally as I descend from a long line of women who weren’t handy with a needle.
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