THE LIST: Friends of Library ... history show ... community art
Friends of Library May 19 at GF Public Library: Friends of the Grand Forks Public Library will meet at 7 p.m. May 19 at the Grand Forks Library story time room to discuss the group's mission and goals for the coming year, collect dues and elect o...
Friends of Library
May 19 at GF Public Library: Friends of the Grand Forks Public Library will meet at 7 p.m. May 19 at the Grand Forks Library story time room to discuss the group's mission and goals for the coming year, collect dues and elect officers. Info: (701) 772-8116.
May 22 in Pembina, N.D.: An opening program for the new "Lincoln's Legacy in North Dakota" exhibit at Pembina State Museum will be at 2 p.m. May 22 featuring historical illustrator Steve Stark of Fargo. Through drawings and discussion, Stark will present the life of Smith Stimmel, a longtime Fargo resident who served as one of President Abraham Lincoln's White House bodyguards. Stimmel (1842-1935) practiced law in Fargo from 1882 to 1922 and is buried in Fargo's Riverside Cemetery. About the exhibit: It was at the North Dakota Heritage Center from Feb. 8, 2008, through Jan. 31 as part of the commemoration of the bicentennial birthday of its 16th president. Info: (701) 825-6840.
Submit art by June 3: Want to have art you've created included in a community art exhibit? Deliver your artwork to East Grand Forks Campbell Library by June 3. All media is welcome. The exhibit opening and reception will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 7. Interested artists should call the library program coordinator at (218) 773-9121.
June 7-11 in Mayville, N.D.: The North Dakota Museum of Art in cooperation with the Northern Lights Art Gallery, Rainbow Garden, Mayville Public Schools and surrounding community schools are offering a summer art camp for students to spend a week creating sculptures and ceramics with Grand Forks artist Guillermo Guardia. The camp will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 7-11 in Mayville with a trip to the North Dakota Museum of Art and other arts organizations in Grand Forks. Info/registration: www.ndmoa.com; (701) 777-4195.
Starting June 7 in Moorhead: The Minnesota State University Moorhead Summer Cinema Series, set for each Monday from June 7 through July 26, will feature silent movies of the 1920s and blockbuster adventure from the 1950s. Films will begin at 7:30 p.m. in MSUM Weld Hall. Here's the schedule: June 7: "The Flying Deuces," a 1939 comedy starring Laurel and Hardy. June 14: "The Nut," a 1921 silent comedy starring Douglas Fairbanks and Marguerite De La Motte. June 21: "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea," a 1954 family adventure starring Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas and Peter Lorre. June 28: "Suds," a 1920 silent comedy starring Mary Pickford and Albert Austin. July 5: "Of Mice and Men," a 1939 drama starring Burgess Meredith, Betty Field, Lon Chaney Jr. and Charles Bickford. July 12: "Broken Blossoms," a 1922 drama starring Lillian Gish and Richard Barthelmess. July 19: "The Perils of Pauline," a 1947 comedy starring Betty Hutton and John Lund. July 26: "Seven Chances," a 1925 silent comedy starring Buster Keaton. More: All films are appropriate for all ages. Tickets are $3 per film, or $20 for the series, and are sold at the door. Info: Lance Johnson, at (701) 237-0477.
Straw Hat Players season opener June 8: The Straw Hat Players at Minnesota State University Moorhead will open their 47th season June 8-11 with the musical "Nunsense" on the Gaede Stage in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts at MSUM. "Nunsense" is about the Little Sisters of Hoboken, who decide to put on a variety show to raise money to bury 52 of the sisters who were poisoned by their cook. Here's more about the Straw Hat Players season: "All Shook Up": A musical based on Elvis Presley tunes, June 15-18. "Altar Boyz": Five small-town boys trying to save the world with their pious pop act hit New York City, June 22-25 and June 29-July 2. "The Tempest": A Shakespearean comedy for the whole family, July 13-16. "The Music Man": Traveling con-man salesman Professor Harold Hill convinces River City, Iowa, it needs a boys marching band, July 22-23 and July 27-30. Show time: All shows start at 7:30 p.m. in Roland Dille Center for the Arts. Tickets: Season tickets and group sales are available now at www.mnstate.edu/strawhat or by calling the MSUM Box Office, (218) 477-2271. Info: www.mnstate.edu/strawhat .
June 11 in Fargo: Papa Roach will perform at 7:30 p.m. June 11 at the Venue at the Hub in Fargo. Sick Puppies and another band to be announced will open the all-ages, general admission show. Tickets: $26 in advance; $28, day of the show; available at The Hub, Tickets300, by phone at (800) 511-1552 or at www.jadepresents.com . About the show: Papa Roach released its fifth studio album, "Metamorphosis," in 2009, marking the band's 10 year anniversary since its major label debut. Since 2000, Papa Roach has sold more than 8 million albums worldwide, and has had seven Top 10 hits including "Last Resort," "Forever," "Getting Away With Murder," "Scars" and "To Be Loved.