THE LIST: 'Thursday NIght Live' ... 32 Below ... more arts and entertainment events
SPA award - Gift from Xcel Energy: The Summer Performing Arts program has been awarded $1,000 from Xcel Energy for general operating expenses for the 2010 season. SPA is a Grand Forks Public Schools program that involves more than 1,100 K-12 stud...
- Gift from Xcel Energy: The Summer Performing Arts program has been awarded $1,000 from Xcel Energy for general operating expenses for the 2010 season. SPA is a Grand Forks Public Schools program that involves more than 1,100 K-12 students each summer in student performance, community service work, classroom training and character education.
- March 6 in Grand Forks: Country rockers 32 Below will play March 6 at Sensations in Grand Forks. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Tickets: $10 at the door; $5 for students with ID. You must be at least 21. Info: (701) 772-8134.
At El Roco
- Live music Thursdays: El Roco Lounge in Grand Forks has announced it has begun featuring live bands on Thursday. "Thursday Night Live" tonight will feature Coda, and Cold Shot performs March 4; both begin at 9 p.m. Info: (701) 772-2631.
- Next week in Crookston: Here are some of the events scheduled for Women's History Month at the University of Minnesota-Crookston. Monday: Women's suffrage will be recognized with a special cake honoring the 90th anniversary of the women's suffrage movement and the 30th anniversary of the National Women's History Project, served from 1 to 3 p.m. in Sargeant Student Center. Tuesday: A screening of the movie "Iron Jawed Angels," (HBO, 2004) which tells the story of defiant activists who put their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote, will be at 4 p.m. in Evergreen Hall. With Hilary Swank, Anjelica Huston, Frances O'Connor, Lois Smith, Vera Farmiga and Julia Ormond. Thursday through March 7: "Leader of the Pack," a theater production based on the life and music of Ellie Greenwich, performed at 7 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium; $5 for adults, $3 for children 10 and younger; $15 maximum for families.
Steve Saari play
- March 18 and 19 in Bemidji: "Reunited We Fall," a play written and directed by Steve Saari, formerly with Fire Hall Theatre in Grand Forks, will be presented at 8 p.m. March 18-19 at Hampton Inn & Suites on Lake Bemidji. The story is about the mishaps and misunderstanding when middle-aged classmates get together for a high school reunion. Social time will begin at 6:30 p.m., and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Dinner and show: $25; reservations are required; call (218) 616-0337. Cast includes: Kevin Cease, Sarah Einerson, Julie Kaiser, John Peterson, Julie Quanrud and Vicki Wangberg.
- April 16-18 in the Fargodome: Dinosaurs once again roam the Earth in a spectacular theatrical arena show "Walking With Dinosaurs" coming to the Fargodome on April 16-18. Tickets are available by calling (800) 745-3000, at www.ticketmaster.com or at the Fargodome box office. Groups of 15 or more can call (701) 241-9100. The show originated in Sydney, Australia, in 2007, is based on the award-winning BBC television series and is a blend of special effects, escapism, excitement, information -- and life-sized dinosaurs, a news release said. Show times: 7 p.m. April 16; 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. April 17; 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. April 18.
'Elvis,' 'Neil Diamond'
- Sensational Sundays in Bismarck: Free tickets will be available beginning Monday for Sensational Sundays in Bismarck featuring Elvis Presley impersonator Bill Schott and Neil Diamond impersonator Tim Persell on March 14 in the North Dakota Heritage Center. The shows are sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Tickets: Available on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning at 8 a.m. at the North Dakota Heritage Center; or call (701) 328-2792. Limit five tickets per person per performance. Tickets must be picked up at the Heritage Center; no tickets will be mailed. March 14 performance times: Tim Persell, 2 p.m.; Bill Schott, 3:30 p.m. Other Sensational Sunday programs: Sunday: "Germans, Japanese and Italians: Unwelcome in North Dakota;" March 7: The Radio Stars from Fargo. March 21: Freeway, gospel and bluegrass, from Bismarck; March 28: Chuck Suchy, Mandan, N.D.; April 11: Missouri Valley Chamber Orchestra.