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Art briefs - Sunday Jan. 18
Outdoors Sports Show at Sanford Center
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: DNR to hold deer population meeting in Bemidji
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Mild January leads to heavy action on the lakes
Aylesworth 40th wedding anniversary
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November 23, 2014
Art briefs - Sunday Nov. 23
BSO presents "Tinsel, Tunes and Treasures" BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Symphony Orchestra continues its 76th season with the annual holiday concert, "Tinsel, Tunes and Treasures," at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Bemidji High School Auditorium, 2900 Division St. NW. Beverly Everett will...
November 23, 2014 - 12:18am
November 22, 2014
Neilson Foundation grants Watermark $150K for move
BEMIDJI -- The Watermark Art Center has received a big helping hand from the George A.
entertainment / art
November 22, 2014 - 2:20am
November 16, 2014
Pioneer Previews: A busy arts scene
Snow or not, the arts scene in Bemidji today is in full swing and once again choices need to be made about what to see and enjoy. There is a 2 p.m. performance of "Fiddler on the Roof" adapted by the folk stories of Sholem Aleichem, at the Historic Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji....
November 16, 2014 - 12:36am
MOVIES: New releases to hit around Thanksgiving
BEMIDJI -- It's November, and that means the post-summer movie hits are coming in.
November 16, 2014 - 12:26am
November 14, 2014
For ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ directors, bad jokes are worth the fight
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) — After two decades, hit goofball comedy “Dumb and Dumber” is back as “Dumb and Dumber To,” and the sequel owes a big thanks to an unlikely ally: cable television. The adventure comedy based around idiots Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carrey) and his best...
November 14, 2014 - 11:24pm
November 9, 2014
Switchfoot is 'Fading West' with Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- After a year of touring behind an album and film, both of which are titled "Fading West," alternative rockers Switchfoot will be hitting Bemidji during the final trek of shows. "We've never been that far north in Minnesota," said Chad Butler, who has played drums for...
entertainment / music
November 9, 2014 - 8:27am
Pioneer Previews: No rest in November
This is the time of year when "couch potatoes" know no friends, for the deer season is open and the hunters are out in the fields; football and other outdoor sports abound and music lovers can almost go from one venue to another. We hope that you were able to enjoy "Wizard of Oz,"...
November 9, 2014 - 12:27am
Art briefs - Sunday Nov. 9
Saarens Productions announces their newest project, "Cravenhurst" BEMIDJI -- Saarens Productions announces their newest project, "Cravenhurst." "Cravenhurst" is a web series that celebrates and parodies the great American institution: the soap opera. Amnesia, mistaken identities,...
November 9, 2014 - 12:22am
November 2, 2014
Art briefs - Sunday Nov. 2
BSU's Wind Ensemble performs today BEMIDJI -- The BSU Wind Ensemble will hold a fall concert at 3 p.m. today in the main theater of Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex on the BSU campus. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for senior citizens and BSU students are admitted free with a valid identification...
November 2, 2014 - 12:12am
Pioneer Previews: November may be cold but arts scene heats up
The first week of a very busy November in the arts community begins today with a Wind Ensemble performance at 3 p.m. on the main stage of Bangsberg Fine and Performing Arts Center of Bemidji State University. There's also a brass band playing this week, as well as the BSU faculty...
November 2, 2014 - 12:11am
October 29, 2014
A confident conductor: Beverly Everett marks 10 years with the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra
BEMIDJI -- Music and physical strength are not often thought about in the same breath but it's been on Beverly Everett's mind for quite a while...
October 29, 2014 - 8:33pm
October 26, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Time to start thinking of Madrigal Dinner
It's soon "that time of year" to buy your tickets to the 46th Annual Madrigal Dinner, a production of the Department of Music at Bemidji State University. Always the introduction to the Christmas season, this year's event will feature a Renaissance feast once held in English castles,...
October 26, 2014 - 12:16am
Art briefs - Sunday Oct. 26
"Kudos for Kids" book signing BEMIDJI -- Betty Hanson-Lehman will appear at Book World from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday to introduce and sign copies of her children's book, "Kudos for Kids." The book features two dozen photographs illustrating nursery rhymes. Instead of...
entertainment / art
October 26, 2014 - 12:11am
October 25, 2014
BSU Chamber singers prepare for concert
Members of the BSU’s Chamber Singers rehearse Friday afternoon in preparation of their Fall Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday on the Bangsberg Main...
entertainment / music
October 25, 2014 - 10:36pm
October 23, 2014
Gearing up for 'Glengarry': Local play based on famous writing, movie
BEMIDJI -- Jesse Whiting has been involved in the theater since high school; usually as an actor. But recently, he took on a different position,...
entertainment / theater
October 23, 2014 - 12:36am