THE LIST: 'Dog Sees God' ... Blues Brothers ... Jazz Series
Alvin E. Austin Memorial o Today at UND: The Center for Community Engagement at UND hosts the annual Alvin E. Austin Memorial Awards and Dessert Reception from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Carnegie Building at UND, 250 Centennial Drive. Award recipients in...
Alvin E. Austin Memorial
• Today at UND: The Center for Community Engagement at UND hosts the annual Alvin E. Austin Memorial Awards and Dessert Reception from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Carnegie Building at UND, 250 Centennial Drive. Award recipients include Judy Sullivan Dawson, Jack McDonald, David Iverson and James Hagerty. Info: (701) 777-0675.
'The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940'
• Today and tomorrow at GF Central: Central High School will be showing their fall production, "The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940," tonight and tomorrow at 7 p.m. in the Central High School Theater. The story follows the creative team responsible for a recent Broadway flop in which three chorus girls are murdered as they assemble for an audition at the estate of a wealthy "angel." When bodies start appearing, comedy and mayhem pursue. Cost: $6 adults, $3 seniors, students and children. Info: (701) 746-2375.
'Dog Sees God'
• Today and tomorrow at Fire Hall Theatre: Greater Grand Forks Community Theatre presents "Dog Sees God" starting at 9 :30 p.m., a part of a late night series with provocative and timely themes explored by the teenage Peanuts Gang. Additional show dates: Oct. 18 and 19. Cost: $8. Info: www.ggfct.com
North Country Community Dance
• Saturday at Eagles Club: The North Country Fiddle and Dance Fall Community Dance will be held from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Oct. 12 at the East Grand Forks Eagles Club, 227 10th St. NW. All are welcome and you do not need to know how to dance. North American folk and barn dances, longways reels, simple squares and more will be taught to the fiddle-banjo music, performed by the Porch Stompers from central Iowa. Info: (218) 773-3850.
• Sunday at Chester Fritz: The official Blues Brothers Revue will be coming to Grand Forks at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at the UND Chester Fritz Auditorium. The live concert show combines the comedy and hits from the original movie and pays homage to Chicago's rich history of blues, gospel and soul music. The show will feature Wayne Catania as Jake and Kieron Lafferty as Elwood. Cost: $25 for adults; $15 for students; $10 for children. Info: (701) 777-2170.
• Thursday at 'l Bistro: A number of different bands will be playing at 'l Bistro this fall as part of an ongoing jazz series on Thursdays from 7 to 10 p.m. The Matt Strand Group will be performing Thursday, Sneaky Wild Oats will perform Oct. 24, and Jazz on Tap will perform Oct. 31. Info: (701) 792-1960.
UND Wind Ensemble and String Quartet
• Thursday at Chester Fritz: The UND Wind Ensemble and Student String Quartet will be performing at 8 p.m. at the Chester Fritz Auditorium. Cost: $6 adult, $3 student/senior, $12 family. Info: (701) 777-2815.
Ink and Mud Art Exhibit
• Through Thursday at HoDo: Matt Anderson and Guillermo Guardia of the North Dakota Museum of Art have teamed up to create a new body of work titled "Ink and Mud," consisting of prints and drawings in ink and ceramic sculptures. The Hotel Donaldson is located at 101 N. Broadway, Fargo. Info: (701) 777-4195.
Voice to Vision Art Exhibit
• Through mid-October at the Hughes: The UND Center for Human Rights and Genocide Studies is sponsoring an exhibition called Voice to Vision, a collaboration between artists and survivors from places such as Nazi Germany, Cambodia, Rwanda and Tibet. The exhibit is expected to end in mid-October and is on display at the Hughes Fine Arts Center, 3350 Campus Road, Grand Forks. Cost: Free. Info: (442) 670-6797.
• Through Oct. 20 at Museum of Art: The North Dakota Museum of Art presents Jennifer Angus' exhibition "In the Midnight Garden" and James Rosenquist's one-piece exhibition of "Through the Eye of the Needle to the Anvil." Angus' exhibition runs through Oct. 20. Rosenquist's exhibition will run through Nov. 11. Info: www.ndmoa.com; (701) 777-4195.
Crafted Object Art Show
• Through Oct. 20 at Muddy Waters: Ceramic artist Lisa York's show "Crafted Object" will be on display through Oct. 20 at the Muddy Waters Clay Center, 2014 13th Ave. N, Grand Forks. Lisa has had the opportunity to study in London, France, Tanzania, Sanboa and China and is currently working on her Masters of Fine Arts at UND. Extended Hours: Fridays 3 to 7 p.m. and Sundays 1 to 5 p.m. Info: email@example.com .
Norwegian Folk Art Exhibit
• Through Oct. 29 at Velkommen: A Norwegian folk art embroidery series and art sale will be held through Oct. 29 at Velkommen, 23 N. Third St., Grand Forks. The exhibit will showcase old world and new techniques with cut and drawn threads by Else Jhelmstad of Bergen, Norway. Info: (701) 775-8482.
Local Harvest Gallery
• Through Nov. 6 at Amazing Grains: The October artist at Amazing Grains is Steve Augustin, a photographer from Grand Forks. The collection focuses on nature and still life from the region, most specifically the butterfly garden in Augustin's backyard. Info: (701) 775-4542.
• Oct. 17-19 at Empire: The Empire Arts Center presents "Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom," a play about teenagers becoming addicted to an online horror video game about zombies and losing site of reality. The show will start at 7 p.m. Additional show dates: Oct. 24-26. Cost: $15 for adults; $12 for students. Info: (701) 746-5500; www.empireartscenter.com .
Quilting on the Red
• Oct. 18-20 at Alerus Center: The North Star Quilters will be hosting the Quilting on the Red Quilt Show at the Alerus Center. The show will feature quilts, vendors, boutiques, special exhibits and a silent auction. There will also be three lectures by Cindy Brick and Mary Fons throughout the weekend. Schedule: northstarquilters.org/quiltshow. Cost: entry $5, $10 per lecture. Info: Suzanne, (701) 795-8530.
• Oct. 19 at Sensations: The GS Boyz, known for their debut single "Stanky Legg," will be performing Oct. 19 at Sensations Night Club, 4220 Fifth Ave. N. The band United Ballaz will also be performing. Doors open at 9 p.m. Cost: $15 in advance, $20 at the door, $45 VIP packages available. Info: (701) 772-8134.
The Valley's Got Talent
• Oct. 20 at Empire: The Grand Forks Exchange Club will be hosting the third annual Valley's Got Talent Benefit Show from 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Empire Arts Center. Proceeds from the event are donated to the children of the community for after school programs and winter coats, hats and mittens. Cost: Free. Info: www.gfexchangeclub.org .
• Oct. 20 at Museum of Art: North Dakota Museum of Art will host a birthday celebration for artist James Rosenquist at 4 p.m. Curator of the exhibition Judtih Goldman will give an informal talk about the painting and Rosenquist's other work. Cost: Free. Info: www.ndmoa.com; (701) 777-4195.
UND Vocal Performance
• Oct. 20 at Chester Fritz: The UND Allegro Women's Choir, University Band and Varsity Bards will be performing at 3 p.m. in the Chester Fritz Auditorium. Cost: $6 adult, $3 student/senior, $12 family. Info: (701) 777-2815.
Global Visions Film Series
• Oct. 22 at Memorial Union: The Gobal Visions Film Series returns to UND this fall on select Tuesdays at 7 p.m. in the UND Memorial Union Lecture Bowl. The next screening will be "Blue Like Jazz," a fictional comedy about a boy who escapes Texas for the liberal northwest where they are more anti-religious than he was prepared for. Additional shows: Nov. 5 "Invictus," Nov. 19 "Amreeka," Dec. 3 "Bless Me Ultima." Cost: Free. Info: (701) 777-4718.
'The Diary of Anne Frank'
• Oct. 24-26 at Red River: Red River High School Drama will be performing "The Diary of Anne Frank" this weekend starting at 7:30 p.m. in the Red River High School Theatre. The play is based off of the famous diary of Anne Frank, the young girl who documented her experiences hiding during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands in World War II. Matinee showing: Oct. 27, 2 p.m. Cost: $6 adults, $3 students and seniors. Info: (701) 746-2411.
Music for Meditation
• Oct. 25 at Lotus Center: The UND Lotus Meditation Center, 2908 University Ave., is resurrecting a "Music for Meditation" concert series. The series will begin Oct. 25 with violinist and UND Professor of Strings Alejandro Drago. Cost: Free will offering. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Concerts in the Galleries
• Oct. 27 at Museum of Art: The Red River Trio with Mike Wittgraf will perform at 2 p.m. at the North Dakota Museum of Art, 216 Centennial Drive. The trio formed at UND in 2010 and has since performed throughout the Midwest as well as in China and Japan. 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.