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Art news briefs for Oct. 10

Professional training set for Native artists

RED LAKE — First Peoples Fund will host a free Native Artists Professional Development Training Workshop 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 8 and 9 at Seven Clans Casino, 10200 Minnesota 89, in Red Lake.

Lunch and light snacks will be provided both days. The workshop is offered to Native artists residing in and around Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Mahnomen, and Lake of the Woods counties.

Participants must register by Nov. 1. To register, call or email the Region 2 Arts Council at 751-5447, 800-275-5447 or

Local author

receives publication

BEMIDJI — Local author George Gaasvig recently published his book, "Unregulated Capitalism: Unregulated Capitalism is destroying Democracy and the Economy" on Sept. 6 through CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

The book explores democratic countries’ need to replace unfettered capitalism with social capitalism and offers alternative solutions. The book is available on

Workshop to detail copyright law

BEMIDJI — The Region 2 Arts Council will present "Copyright and Licensing for Artists: Protection for and Profiting from Your Creative Works" with Brian Lukasavitz at 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Kitchigami Library, 509 America Ave.

Light snacks will be provided. To register, call or email the Region 2 Arts Council at 751-5447, 800-275-5447 or

Kegs & Canvas set for today in Fargo

FARGO — The Kegs & Canvas — Art and Ale Walk is set for 5 to 9 p.m. today in downtown Fargo.

Craft beer sampling and live music will be offered with 24 participating businesses.

For more information, visit


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