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April 20, 2014
Region 2 awards arts grants
BEMIDJI — The Region 2 Arts Council recently awarded $71,085 through the Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants Program to individual artists, arts organizations and non-profits in Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, and Lake of the Woods counties. The funds will be used to create opportunities...
April 20, 2014 - 12:27am
The art of the egg: Ukrainian Easter Eggs are works of art
BEMIDJI — The ancient Romans coined a proverb: “Omne vivum ex ovo,” which translates to “All life comes from an egg.” The ancient...
April 20, 2014 - 12:23am
April 13, 2014
Authentic art: Bemidji eatery brings its artwork straight from Mexico
BEMIDJI — Pride in heritage is seen throughout Bemidji, admittedly a primarily Scandinavian city, what with the Sons of Norway, Concordia Language...
April 13, 2014 - 12:17am
March 9, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Bohemia on tap at First Lutheran
A concert featuring national dances from Bohemia, a major fundraiser for the Global Mission Projects, will begin at 2 p.m. today at First Lutheran Church, Ninth Street and Bemidji Ave. Paul and Helen Baumgartner, retired professors from Gustavus Adolphus College, will perform sitting...
March 9, 2014 - 12:20am
March 8, 2014
Arts of the Anishinaabe: Exhibit opens at Watermark Art Center
Patt Rall firstname.lastname@example.org BEMIDJI — The crowds were steady for the opening reception honoring the Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Exhibit on...
March 8, 2014 - 12:26am
February 23, 2014
Lightwire is coming to Bemidji: A light show set for March 16 at the Bemidji High School Auditorium
Laser-light shows have come a long way since the ’90s, when characters carried neon or LED lights to convey a story. Now, the costumes carry...
February 23, 2014 - 12:59am
Arts Briefs for 02/23/2014
‘Classical Celebrations!’ announced BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents the concert “Classical Celebrations,” featuring guest artist Everaldo Martinez on violin at 3 p.m. March 2 at Bemidji High School Auditorium, 2900 Division St. NW. Tickets are available...
February 23, 2014 - 12:03am
Pioneer Previews: Baroque is back at Bemidji State University
The Bemidji Baroque Ensemble’s first performance was in the spring of 1978, and that tradition will continue at 7:30 tonight in Thompson Recital Hall of the Bangsberg Fine and Performing Arts Complex at BSU. The original musicians (harpsichordist Margaret Maxwell, flutist Natalie...
February 23, 2014 - 12:00am
February 16, 2014
Arts Briefs for 02/16/2014
Baroque Ensemble to perform BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Baroque Ensemble Concert sponsored by BSU’s Department of Music is set for 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 in Thompson Recital Hall in the Bangsberg Fine and Performing Arts Complex at BSU. The musicians will welcome guest artists, soprano...
February 16, 2014 - 12:40am
February 9, 2014
Arts Briefs for 02/09/2014
Bluegrass concert announced BEMIDJI — The Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association recently announced that it will bring its annual Minnesota Bluegrass Community Concert Series to Bemidji. Barton’s Hollow and Sloughgrass will share the stage. The show will take place...
February 9, 2014 - 12:29am
Pioneer Previews: First ‘Slam’ of the season is here
On Thursday, the Bemidji Public Library will hold its first Poetry Slam of the spring season. The event is at 7 p.m. at the American Legion, 217 Minnesota Ave. NW, with music by Sonny Johnson. If you didn’t know, a poetry slam is a competition where poets read or recite original...
February 9, 2014 - 12:26am
November 20, 2013
Art briefs for 11/21/2013
Drama Club presents fall production LAPORTE — The Laporte School Drama club presents “The Ash Girl,” 7:29 p.m. tonight, Friday and Saturday at the Laporte School, 315 Main St. W, Laporte. “The Ash Girl” presents a modern retelling of the Cinderella story. Cost is $7 for...
November 20, 2013 - 4:47pm
October 17, 2013
Catchy kaleidoscopes: Artist takes scrapbooking idea to a whole new level
BEMIDJI — A hobby that started out as scrapbooking for her six children has developed into an art form for Melissa Burness. “I started as...
October 17, 2013 - 12:56am
October 10, 2013
Artist Terry Honstead explores all areas of art in her work
GULL LAKE — Terry Honstead has moved to Gull Lake, so don’t go looking for her studio on Lake Avenue in Bemidji this year. Honstead’s...
October 10, 2013 - 12:14am
September 25, 2013
Studio Cruise artists gearing up
BEMIDJI – The First City of Arts Studio Cruise for 2013 is coming up in less than a month and already the crafters involved are gearing...
September 25, 2013 - 11:44pm