THE LIST: Friday Night Dinner ... 'A Chorus Line' ... 'Parallel Lives'
Friday Night Dinner o Today at Museum of Art: The North Dakota Museum of Art will be hosting a Friday Night Dinner from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Chef Justin Welsh will prepare a special dinner, and guests can feel free to bring their own bottle of wine. Co...
Friday Night Dinner
• Today at Museum of Art: The North Dakota Museum of Art will be hosting a Friday Night Dinner from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Chef Justin Welsh will prepare a special dinner, and guests can feel free to bring their own bottle of wine. Cost: $40 RSVP only. Info: (701) 777-5377.
'A Chorus Line'
• Today, Saturday at Burtness: The UND Department of Theatre Arts will be performing "A Chorus Line" at 7:30 p.m. at the Burtness Main Stage Theater on the UND campus. The play is a Pulitzer Prize and Tony winning musical classic that focuses on a group of dancers auditioning for a limited number of spots in a Broadway musical. This production contains strong language. Cost: $20 adults, $10 students. Info: (701) 777-2587.
• Today, Saturday at Fire Hall Theatre: The Greater Grand Forks Community Theatre presents "Parallel Lives," a wickedly funny look at men, women and America today at 9:30 p.m. For mature audiences. Cost: $8. Info: (701) 777-4090.
North Dakota District Met Auditions
• Saturday at Hughes: Auditions for the North Dakota District Met will take place at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Hughes Fine Arts Center, 3350 Campus Road. Cost: Free. Info: (218) 791-2612.
Public Master Class
• Saturday at Hughes: A public master class with opera coach Richard Boldrey will be held at approximately 2:30 p.m. at the Hughes Fine Arts Center, 3350 Campus Road. Cost: Free. Info: (218) 791-2612.
Where in the World is NVYO?
• Saturday at Empire: The Northern Valley Youth Orchestra presents "Where in the World is NVYO?," a musical performance by three NVYO orchestras featuring music drawn from and inspired by different countries and cultures. Cost: $5, $3 military and educators, free for children 12 and under. Info: (701) 213-0310.
Concerts in the Galleries
• Sunday at Museum of Art: The Rova Saxophone Quartet will perform at 2 p.m. at the North Dakota Museum of Art. This San Francisco-based quartet is one of the longest-standing groups in the music movement that has its roots in post-bop, free jazz, avant-rock and 20th century new music. Cost: $18 for members, $20 for non-members, $10 for students and military, children 12 and under free. Info: www.ndmoa.com; (701) 777-4195.
Art Exhibit Opening
• Sunday at Roseau Library: In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Roseau (Minn.) Public Library, the library will host an artists' reception and official opening of their new permanent art collection from 2 to 4 p.m. at the library, 121 Center St. E., Suite 100. The collection includes a variety of works from 56 northwest Minnesota artists in 28 different media. Cost: Free. Info: (218) 463-1551.
• Monday at Empire: The UND Jazz Program will present their Winter Concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Empire Arts Center. Count Basie, Buddy Rich and Gordon Goodwin are just a few of the big names that will be represented on this outstanding night of musical fun. Cost: $6 adults, $3 student/senior, $12 family, military free with ID. Info: (701) 777-2644.
• Through Nov. 30 at Velkommen: An installation and art sale of new, small works of designer fabrication projects that combine the application of Norwegian loom-woven braiding, synthetic fabrics and recycled German woven ribbon into functional, wearable objects by Melody Anderson will be held at Velkommen, 23 N. Third St., through the month of November. Info: (701) 775-8482.
• Through Jan. 15 at Urban Stampede: Oil paintings by Janice Tingum are on exhibit at Urban Stampede. The show features pieces painted entirely with a palette knife and focuses on the Midwest landscape and includes plein air (outdoor) paintings. Info: (218) 791-1012.
African Ceramic Collection
• Through Jan. 18 at Museum of Art: The North Dakota Museum of Art will be hosting an African Ceramic Collection in memory of Sanny Ryan, a founding trustee of the museum, through Jan. 18. The exhibit includes twenty-two prized African terracotta pots form countries including Nigeria, Cameroon and Burkina Faso. An additional exhibition will also be held in the mezzanine gallery featuring a selection from Barton Benes' private collection. Cost: $5 suggested donation. Info: (701) 777-4195.