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THE LIST: 'Girl Power' ... Silverfox at Porpoura ... etc.

'Girl Power' - Final show tonight: The final performance of "Girl Power," an all-girl musical revue presented by Summer Performing Arts, will be at 7:30 tonight in the Empire Arts Center. Tickets: $5. Porpoura - Saturday in Grand Forks: Silverfox...

Dance

'Girl Power'

- Final show tonight: The final performance of "Girl Power," an all-girl musical revue presented by Summer Performing Arts, will be at 7:30 tonight in the Empire Arts Center. Tickets: $5.

Porpoura

- Saturday in Grand Forks: Silverfox will perform a Native American flute session at Porpoura Downtown from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday during the Art and Wine Walk. Info: (701) 757-0202.

Photo exhibit

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- Through July 24 at Columbia Mall: The North Dakota Heart Gallery photography exhibit will be on display near the children's play area in Columbia Mall, Grand Forks, through July 24. The North Dakota Heart Gallery uses artistic photography by some of the state's best photographers to look into the hearts of children awaiting adoption or foster homes. Info: www.ndheartgallery.org; (701) 371-6278.

Chris Brubeck

- Saturday in Bemidji: The Bemidji Symphony Orchestra in association with Paul Bunyan Broadcasting & Region II Arts Council will present Chris Brubeck's internationally acclaimed jazz trio Triple Play at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Bemidji High School Auditorium. Admission: Free.

Radio play

- Seeking actors: Community Actors Theatre Services (C.A.T.S) is forming a group to perform live radio plays at various events around the area. There will be an open casting call at 7 p.m. July 20-21 at Fairy Tale Weddings, Grand Forks. Info: www.catsradio.com; (701) 795-5610.

Showdown

- July 30 in Warren, Minn.: The 28th annual Colgate Country Showdown, a contest designed to find the most promising country music talent and to launch careers, will be at 7 p.m. July 3 on the Vonasek Stage at the Marshall County Fair in Warren. Admission will be free. To be a contestant, download the entry form at www.marshallcountyfair.org/pdf/colgate.pdf/ . Fill it out and submit it along with the $15 applicant fee. About the showdown: It begins with more than 450 local talent contests sponsored by country music radio stations. Winners advance to state competitions where they compete for $1,000, the state title, and the opportunity to advance to one of five regional finals. The national final, televised to a national audience from Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn., is a competition for $100,000 and the national title. Info about the fair: www.MarshallCountyFair.org

Filmmaking

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- July 27-31 in Grand Forks: Bismarck native and former Grand Forks resident Jim Kambeitz will conduct a filmmaking workshop July 27-31 in Grand Forks through the Art Venture program, an affiliation with VSA Arts International in association with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Students ages 12 to 18 will learn to make their own fiction films from start to finish, ending with presentations for family and friends. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Applications: Are currently being taken. The workshop is free but limited to 15 participants. Students with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Contact: Linda Olsrud, (701) 222-6640; (701) 426-4396; linda@dakotawest.org . About Kambeitz: A filmmaker and English teacher, he has a master's degree in English composition, education and film theory, and training in cinematography at the Lodz Film School in Poland.

Serenade

- Oct. 3 in Fargo: Secondhand Serenade, a performance by singer/songwriter John Vesely, will be at 6 p.m. Oct. 3 at The Venue @ The Hub in Fargo. He will perform with Parachute, Evan Taubenfeld and The Rust. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. for the general admission, all-ages-welcome show. Advance tickets: $19; (800) 511-1552.

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