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'Portfolio' exhibit Opening Monday at UND: The UND Presidential Portfolio 2010 exhibit will have an opening reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at UND Hughes Fine Arts Center are part of UND Homecoming festivities. The works represent prints ...
Opening Monday at UND: The UND Presidential Portfolio 2010 exhibit will have an opening reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at UND Hughes Fine Arts Center are part of UND Homecoming festivities. The works represent prints produced at Sundog Multiples, a teacher/student-run print shop that editions fine art prints for visiting artists to UND Department of Art and Design. Exhibiting artists: Art Spiegelman, Peter Kuper, Audrey Flack, Dan Attoe, Mark Amerika, David Madzo, Duane Penske, Walter Peihl, Kim Abeles, Nancy Friese, Arturo Sandoval, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Douglas Kinsey. Print shop: Run by Professor Kim W. Fink; upper level undergraduates and graduate students in printmaking do the printing for the visiting artists as a way to augment what is learned in the studio/ classroom.
Mixed Media at Third Street Gallery: Third Street Gallery on Kittson, Grand Forks, will show a mixed media exhibit by Daniel Sharbano of Minot through Nov. 2. Sharbano and his wife, Alyssa, founded 62 Doors, "a community of artists with a small group of crazy art peoples," as he calls it, five years ago in downtown Minot. His most recent series of paintings and assemblages, "Collected," is about appreciating individuality, he said. Info: Third Street Gallery on Kittson: (701) 757-3333.
Actors sought: Grand Forks filmmaker Les Sholes is looking for two male actors, 30 to 40 years old, and one female model/actor, 25 to 30 years old, for a national television commercial. Info: (218) 779-3037.
For Tuesday Spanish reading program: Libros, a bilingual reading hour, has changed its meeting time to 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at East Grand Forks Public Library. It used to meet earlier in the afternoon. This literacy program is structured for third- through fifth-grade students and will introduce Spanish language through interactive reading aloud and awareness of Hispanic culture and traditions. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org , (218) 773-9121.
'Earth and Sky'
TV premiere Wednesday: "It's all earth and sky!" was the reaction of one Germans-from-Russia immigrants when she arrived on the plains of the Midwest. Now, the sixth documentary in Prairie Public Television's Germans from Russia Series will tell the story of the people who came to this region more than 100 years ago seeking a land of promise and opportunity and enduring and prevailing on the prairies. "It's All Earth and Sky" will air at 8 p.m. Wednesday on PPTV (Grand Forks cable Channel 13). Major funding was provided by Arthur E. Flegel and Cleora (Reuscher) Flegel, North Dakota State University Libraries' Germans from Russia Heritage Collection and the Members of Prairie Public. Info: http://library.ndsu.edu/grhc/order/tapes/earth.html .
Opening Oct. 9 in Grand Forks: "Scandinavian Wearable Folk Art, Part 2" is an installation of embroidered fiber art and design works re-imagined as folk-inspired rosemaling from Norwayu Setesdal province. By local designer Rochelle Wetsch, it will be at Velkommen, downtown Grand Forks, running Oct. 9 through Oct. 28. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Info: 755-8482.
Oct. 9 in Fargo: Wayne Bergeron, lead trumpet player for the late Maynard Ferguson, will perform in Fargo with the Jazz Arts Big Band at 7 p.m. Oct. 9 at The Venue. Tickets: $25; all ages. Sponsors: Gate City Bank and Yamaha. Master Class: 3 p.m. Oct. 9, Festival Concert Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo. Bergeron and NDSU Jazz Ensemble will play together, and trumpet students will be invited to join the performance on stage. Info: Rochelle Roesler, (218) 359-4JAZZ; email@example.com .
Opening Oct. 13 in Bismarck: A new temporary exhibit about Sakakawea, the young American Indian woman so instrumental in Lewis and Clark's explorations of the West more than 200 years ago, will have a grand opening at 2 p.m. Oct. 13 at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck. The exhibit opening will be exactly 100 years to the hour that North Dakota's Sakakawea statue was dedicated on the state capitol grounds. Calvin Grinnell, cultural historian for the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation and a member of the State Historical Board of North Dakota, will be featured speaker. The exhibit will run through April 30.