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September 16, 2014
Vandals again damage sidewalk sculptures
BEMIDJI -- Vandals once again have hit artwork along the Sculpture Walk in Bemidji. Damage was reported Sunday morning to two statues on the walking path by Lake Bemidji along Highway 197. One of the statues, “Agent Orange,” is basically damaged beyond repair, said local...
news / local
September 16, 2014 - 4:30pm
September 7, 2014
PIONEER PREVIEWS: A chance to bond over the 'Pond'
Coming up quickly are some events that will tempt you to take the children and help them start their memory boxes; strains of the string section, a line from a play that might impact their relationship with family or any other aesthetic encounter. • "On Golden Pond," a production...
September 7, 2014 - 1:45am
August 4, 2014
Ceremony held at future site of Chief Bemidji sculpture
Leech Lake spiritual leader Melvin Goodman, a relative to Chief Bemidji, was given the honor to bless the site Monday night where a new bronze...
news / local
August 4, 2014 - 9:55pm
August 3, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Decisions, decisions, decisions
Another fun filled Sunday for Bemidjians, relatives, summer visitors and children. It's going to be difficult to choose, but whatever you pick, you can't go wrong. • Family Day at Lake Bemidji State Park welcomes The Imagination Workshop and their "magical lines" from 1 to 5...
August 3, 2014 - 12:11am
Art briefs - Sunday Aug. 3
Imagination workshop at Bemidji State Park BEMIDJI -- The imagination workshop will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. today at Lake Bemidji State Park. The schedule is as follows: • 1 to 2 p.m. "LOOK," observe the display of art and wood as you review images and samples in writing...
August 3, 2014 - 12:05am
July 27, 2014
Art briefs - Sunday July 27
Northern Bass concert today at state park BEMIDJI -- Headwaters School of Music and Arts in collaboration with the Lake Bemidji State Park announce the performance of the band Northern Bass at 1:30 p.m. today in the amphitheater at Lake Bemidji State Park, 3401 State Park Road...
July 27, 2014 - 12:18am
'Northern Bass' should be caught at Lake Bemidji State Park
• If you enjoy the music of the 50s and 60s, "stroll" on over to the amphitheater of Lake Bemidji State Park. A family group from Akeley -- Northern Bass -- will be rockin' and rollin' at 1:30 p.m. as part of the 2014 Lake Bemidji Concert Series. Headwaters School of Music and the...
July 27, 2014 - 12:11am
July 20, 2014
Art briefs - Sunday July 20
Peterson receives 'Best of Show' award BEMIDJI -- Michael Peterson, a local Park Rapids artist and silversmith, recently received the "Best of Show" award from the Bagley Art in the Park Committee in Bagley at the 27th annual Bagley Art Festiva.
July 20, 2014 - 12:45am
Pioneer Previews: Check out Art in the Park
• The Watermark Art Center and Paul Bunyan Communications present one of Bemidji's most popular events, which continues from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today: the 47th Annual Art in the Park Fine Art and Craft Festival on the shore of Lake Bemidji in Library Park. • More than 100 artists...
July 20, 2014 - 12:00am
July 18, 2014
Art in the Park -- Inspired by art; Local artist Mary Therese finds beauty all around her
BEMIDJI -- More than 100 artists from around the Bemidji area will assemble their art at Library Park today and Sunday for the 47th annual Art...
entertainment / art
July 18, 2014 - 11:52pm
July 17, 2014
Chief Bemidji sculpture removed from trail; new, bronze statue coming in the fall
BEMIDJI -- The wooden sculpture of Chief Bemidji along the Library Park trail was removed on Wednesday afternoon to make way for the new bronze statue that will be installed later this year. The wooden sculpture -- more than 60-years-old and carved by Eric Boe -- will have a new home...
news / local
July 17, 2014 - 8:01pm
Local artist Wesley May selected for mural design on city building
BEMIDJI -- A selection committee has chosen a mural design by local artist Wesley May for the side of the Wastewater Treatment plant in Bemidji. The mural is planned to go on the east side of the digester building, which faces Paul Bunyan Drive South. It depicts the head of a...
news / local
July 17, 2014 - 7:55pm
July 13, 2014
Art Briefs - Sunday July 13
Summer Recital Series continues BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Area Church Musicians Summer Recital Series will continue at noon Wednesday at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 1800 Irvine Avenue NW. Beverly Everett, organ, will perform works by French composer-organists Henri Mulet and...
July 13, 2014 - 12:16am
July 6, 2014
Art briefs - Sunday July 6
Church musicians summer recital series continues BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Area Church Musicians summer recital series will continue at noon Wednesday at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 2220 Anne St. NW. The recital will feature two groups: a flute trio including Erin Riess, Katrina Stewart,...
entertainment / art
July 6, 2014 - 12:01am
June 30, 2014
Walk this way: Once again, Sculpture Walk brings in new art to Bemidji (with interactive map)
BEMIDJI -- As soon as the snow melts and winter slowly fades, with spring and then summer on the verge, the downtown Bemidji area starts to...
June 30, 2014 - 9:34am