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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Look at the brighter side of life
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First Friday Fest at Rail River
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August 7, 2016
PATT RALL COLUMN: Music is in the air around Bemidji
It seems as if the various musical and theater groups are going full steam toward the end of their seasons, while others are just now sending out their upcoming performance catalogues. The 2016-17 Reif Performing Arts Center's Grand Re-opening Season in Grand Rapids is generous in...
August 7, 2016 - 10:00am
July 31, 2016
Patt Rall: Summer slips into August
Monday is the final day to register for the Animal Portrait Watercolor Workshop with Cindy Agan, an internationally published author of an instructional and art video "Painting Watercolors that Sparkle with Life." Agan's watercolor workshop in Bemidji garnered praise like "....best...
July 31, 2016 - 12:44am
July 26, 2016
Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
BEMIDJI -- The Watermark Art Center in Bemidji is launching a $3 million fundraising campaign for a major renovation project at its downtown facility. Officials are planning a press conference on the campaign at 10 a.m. Thursday at the center, 505 Bemidji Ave. N. Speakers will include...
July 26, 2016 - 7:23pm
July 24, 2016
Patt Rall: Summer events continue in Bemidji
Yes, summer events abound in Bemidji with some new events, such as the International Bog Weekend with the Ode to the Bog Songfest—a musical talent contest that was held yesterday. The upcoming Dragon Boat Festival in August is sure to bring more visitors to Bemidji. Did you...
July 24, 2016 - 12:00am
July 17, 2016
Patt Rall: Bemidji truly is a Destination City
We hope that you are enjoying Art in the Park today; the variety of artists is noteworthy.
July 17, 2016 - 12:03am
July 10, 2016
PATT RALL: Bemidji sons return to the stage
Eric Haugen returns to the stage at Bangsberg Fine and Performing Arts Complex tonight at 7 for a concert, sharing the event with pianist Eric Gustafson. The duo will perform: Stravinsky's "Elegie" for solo viola; William Walton Concerto for Cello and Orchestra (adapted for piano...
July 10, 2016 - 12:08am
July 4, 2016
Patt Rall: A festive Fourth is on hand
Fulton Gallagher returns to the podium tonight at 7 for the patriotic concert by the Bemidji Area Community Band on the south lawn of Bangsberg Fine and Performing Arts Complex at BSU. The program will include well-known classics to celebrate America, including a beautiful rendition...
July 4, 2016 - 1:24pm
June 24, 2016
A role for the rabbit: Theater Camp held at BSU (w/video)
The Theater Day Camp was hosted by the city of Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department and the Bemidji Community Theater.
June 24, 2016 - 5:51pm
June 19, 2016
Patt Rall: Opportunities for the arts abound this week
However you spend the day, dads, enjoy! There are so many options for music, drama and song that it will be hard to pick just one activity and still be around for the family picnics. Doyle Turner and his father Doyle Turner Sr. will be playing at the Lake Bemidji State Park Summer...
June 19, 2016 - 12:06am
June 12, 2016
EVENTS: Quilt on a Stick coming to Beltrami County Fair
BEMIDJI—Taking a cue from the Minnesota State Fair, the Beltrami County Fair this year will introduce Quilt on a Stick, a new category under which quilters may submit their work to be judged. Sharon Hokuf, superintendent of Home Arts for the Beltrami County Fair, explained that...
June 12, 2016 - 4:03am
June 11, 2016
Harmony Co-op to receive new exterior mural
BEMIDJI -- In partnership with the Bemidji Participatory Arts Collective, Beltrami Wellness Education for Long Life, the Bemidji Community Food Shelf and the Rail River Folk School, Harmony Natural Foods Co-op will receive a new exterior mural June 18.A community mural installation...
June 11, 2016 - 5:11pm
May 15, 2016
Patt Rall: Put your name forward for Region 2 board
One of the most important board positions, to my mind, is to the Region 2 Arts Council because it enables the members to give a chance, a leg-up or put-over-the top the artistic efforts in all genres.
May 15, 2016 - 12:11am
May 1, 2016
Patt Rall: A variety of opportunities for every age
At last, a sunny weekend! Before getting started today, pick up your cellphone and invite your grands to the pancake breakfast at Raphael's this...
May 1, 2016 - 12:47am
April 18, 2016
Patt Rall: The newest theater company in the area
Just a few years ago, Wayne Hoff and his sister, Olivia, started a project that would bring back the glory days of the Nary School, Helga Township—when...
April 18, 2016 - 3:41pm
April 11, 2016
Patt Rall: Theater choices abound in Bemidji
There are two family friendly musicals coming up—and one play that will be "adults only please," according to the director of the Exciting...
April 11, 2016 - 9:44pm