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Two of the area's premiere youth arts organizations will share the stage at a joint concert this weekend. The Grand Cities Children's Choir and Northern Valley Youth Orchestra will perform a joint concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Chester Fritz Auditorium. General admission tickets are $5, military and educator tickets are $3, and children 12 and under are admitted for free. The collaboration features vocal and orchestral music from Broadway, stage and screen.
As Mary Loyland saw her costume for the first time, her eyes lit up. She's so excited when she finally puts the elegant, white gown on that she pulled out her iPhone and took a selfie. At 72, she's finally getting a chance to do something she's always wanted to do - perform in a ballet. Loyland will play the role of the Queen in North Dakota Ballet Company's production of "Sleeping Beauty" on Feb. 6 at the Chester Fritz Auditorium.
The Ragamala Dance Company performed Sunday at the North Dakota Museum of Art . Trained in the South Indian classical dance form of Bharatanatyam, Ragamala intertwining music and dance to...
It's been a week, and I'm still not over it. When my favorite NFL team, the Green Bay Packers, lose, I take it personally. So it should be no shock to anyone that last Sunday was not my favorite day. The Packers lost in heartbreaking fashion to the Seattle Seahawks, and afterward, I was devastated. I threw things, screamed curse words that my entire apartment complex could probably hear and ended up having to go to the gym for stress relief. But though my heart was broken, I know that in time, it'll be repaired. Sports have taught me a lot of things in life.
Data breaches and identity thefts are becoming increasingly more prevalent in today's society. The Federal Trade Commission reported the number of identity theft incidents has reached nearly 10 million per year. With the increase, how can people protect themselves from falling victim to such crimes? Kristine Lunde, a deposit product specialist with Alerus Financial in Grand Forks, works with consumer fraud on a daily basis.
LARIMORE, N.D. — Katie Shields, of Larimore, could barely hold back tears as she spoke about the families who have been affected by the train-bus collision earlier this month. “It’s...
Dozens turned out to Treat Play Love in Grand Forks to fill out applications to potentially adopt lab mix Gabby and her eight puppies who were found outside in below freezing temperatures last month in Grand forks. The puppies and their mom are available for adoption though the Circle of Friends Humane Society.
The Public Arts Commission (PAC) announced the winners of the first Winter Yard Art Challenge. PAC invited community members to nominate yard art they believed to be the most creative and innovative displays of expressions in public places. Nominations included yard art that featured lights and electronics, displays that addressed the winter theme and expressions, according to a PAC news release. Winners of the Winter Yard Art Challenge are: • Richard and Coleen Asche, 2014 Wintergreen Court • Timothy and Meredith Baumann, 3206 King Place • Michael and Laura Ann Bisenius, 415 23rd Ave.
In a decade or two, Hamzat Koriko wants Grand Forks to be the at the center of African community. Koriko, the director of the African Arts Arena, a nonprofit organization that helps promote African cultures through arts, envisions a two or three-day long festival where people from all over the world come to North Dakota to celebrate African heritage. But for now, he and the rest of the organization will start small. The first ever African Arts Festival in downtown Grand Forks will take place at 6:30 Jan. 30 at the Empire Arts Center.
Four out of five stars. It seems as if just about everyone is playing it. "Trivia Crack" is the newest app sensation to garner everyone's attention. The current No. 1 app in the Apple Store, it is a highly addictive game that will keep you coming back time after time. The gameplay is simple. Users answer as many questions correctly in a row as they can. Questions come in five categories: art, entertainment, geography, science and sports. Players spin a wheel and land on one of the five categories.