THE LIST: The Magic Family Project ... Shelly Bunde exhibit ... Radio Daze
The Magic Family Project o Through Tuesday at Blue Door: The Blue Door Gallery presents The Magic Family Project exhibition. The exhibition features Darby Laine's photographic prints that were made using a 19th century developing method known as ...
The Magic Family Project
• Through Tuesday at Blue Door: The Blue Door Gallery presents The Magic Family Project exhibition. The exhibition features Darby Laine's photographic prints that were made using a 19th century developing method known as the Van Dyke brown process. The exhibition also includes works from local artists Jon Brockmeyer, Aaron Wentz, John Crouse and Mike Erickson.
• Through Wednesday at Amazing Grains: Photographer Sandy Brandt is the artist of the month at Amazing Grains. Her photographs will be on display through Wednesday at the Local Harvest Gallery.
Shelly Bunde exhibit
• Through Sept. 6 at the Cando Art Center: Artist Shelly Bunde's show "She Left For Good One Time, But Came Back," will be on display in the Cando Art Center, at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Main Street in Cando, N.D. The exhibit is a series of 53 acrylic and collaged paintings depicting fictional women from every county in North Dakota. Each portrait includes a two to three line story about each character's childhood. The Center is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Info: (701) 968-3655.
Thursday Music Club
• Sept. 5 at United Lutheran Church: The Thursday Music Club will be holding its membership tea at 7 p.m. at United Lutheran Church, 324 Chestnut St., Grand Forks. The guest performer will be Simona Barbue, cellist, accompanied by Dr. Nariaki Sugiura, who is the Thursday Music Club's 2013 Gold Note Award winner. Info: (701) 757-0508.
• Sept. 7 at Fire Hall Theatre: The Greater Grand Forks Community Theatre presents "Radio Daze," at 2 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Fire Hall Theatre, 412 North 2nd Ave. Audiences will have the opportunity to hear old classic radio programs such as "Fibber McGee" and "Molly" play on the old fashioned radio on stage. Pie and coffee will be served and conversation between programs is encouraged. Cost: $5 at the door. Info: (701) 746-9847.
Adult Art Classes
• Registration deadline Sept. 9: Pirjo Berg of Grand Forks will teach an adult painting class titled "Painting through the Ages" from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays in September and October at the North Dakota Museum of Art. Students will learn the history of painting through the use of ancient and contemporary methods. Registration is open until Sept. 9 or until the class fills. Class dates: Sept. 16, 19, 23, 26 and 30 and Oct. 3, 7 and 10. Cost: $200. Info: www.ndmoa.com; (701) 777-4195.
• Registration deadline Sept. 6: Guillermo Guardia of Peru will teach an adult figure drawing class from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays in October and November at the North Dakota Museum of Art. Each session will emphasize human proportions, body structure and drawing the human body at rest and in motion. Class is open to all levels; no experience required. Class dates: Oct. 24, 31, and Nov. 7, 14. Cost: $100. Info: www.ndmoa.com; (701) 777-4195.
• Sept. 12 at UND: Grand Forks Democrats will host the inaugural Chair Affair, a social and art auction, at 6:30 p.m. at the Gorecki Alumni Center at UND, 3501 University Avenue. The evening will begin with a social hour where drinks and hors d'oeuvers will be served. An auction featuring an array of chairs individually designed and crafted by talented local and regional artists will follow. Cost: $20. Info: www.gfchairaffair.com .
• Sept. 14 at East Grand Forks Eagles Club: Whether you can dance or not, everyone is welcome at the North Country Fiddle and Dance Fall Community Dance 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the East Grand Forks Eagles Club, 227 10th St. NW. North American folk and barn dances, longways reels, all-inclusive circles and simple squares will all be taught to the fiddle-banjo music of the Tickwood String Band. Cost: Donations at the door. Info: email@example.com
Bacon Art Contest
• Entry deadline Sept. 16: The North Valley Arts Council and Alerus Center have announced the first annual Bacon Art Contest. Submissions must be bacon themed and can incorporate bacon as a material. The artwork will be showcased as part of Happy Harry's Beer and Bacon Festival, where patrons will vote for the winners. Because of the nature of the event, artists must be 21 and over. Cost: Free. Info: http://bit.ly/1dkklt1 .