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July 31, 2012
Dave Matthews sings during a concert tour date in June. Del Lyren, music professor at Bemidji State University, spent three days with the band.
Backstage glimpse: BSU professor gets rare access to Dave Matthews tour
July 31, 2012 - 12:00am
July 26, 2012
Matt Sieberg will soon be making his way to graduate study at the University of South Carolina. Until then, you can find him teaching piano at Headwaters School of Music and the Arts, where he and his students have a good time working together. Patt Rall | Bemidji Pioneer
Pianist taking talents to next level
July 26, 2012 - 12:00am
July 22, 2012
Dancers from the Suzy and Hondo School of Dance competed July 12 and 13 at the annual Twin Cities Open Ballroom Dance Championship. From left, Spud Solors, Riley Bresina, Kari Waller, Jessie Dewey, Tia Langhout, Suzy, Tyra Langhout, Hondo and Lenore Siems competed in 33 heats in seven dances (cha cha, rumba, east coast swing, fox trot, waltz, tango, Viennese waltz) and received 13 first-place awards, 10 second-place awards and one third-place award, plus an unexpected appearance as background dancers on ...
Suzy and Hondo dancers place in Twin Cities championship
July 22, 2012 - 12:00am
July 19, 2012
This colorful banner will welcome the thousands of visitors to Bemidji's annual art festival Saturday and Sunday, starting at 10 a.m. on both days. Admission is free.
Bemidji's Art in the Park turns 45
July 19, 2012 - 2:26am
Sarah Einerson, a former Chief Theater box office worker, returns to the Chief as one of the five women in "Dixie Swim Club." Patt Rall | Bemidji Pioneer
'Dixie Swim Club' spans lifetime of changes
July 19, 2012 - 2:18am
July 18, 2012
The fourth play of the summer season at the Paul Bunyan Playhouse is "The Dixie Swim Club," which opens today and runs through July 28. The two-week run has a cast of five, shown above from left, rehearsing a scene are Elizabeth Desotelle, Melissa O'Neill, Andrea Leap, Val Lari and Sara Einerson.
'Dixie' spans the ages on stage
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
July 14, 2012
New home sited for Bemidji Community Arts Center
July 14, 2012 - 12:00am
July 8, 2012
Jane Carlstrom of A Tranquil Nook makes "dryer rocks," which are used to save drying time and soften clothes as they dry. The "rocks" are made of 100% wool and are biodegradable and eco-friendly. Submitted Photo
Farmers market to hold Art Day Saturday
July 8, 2012 - 12:00am
July 4, 2012
Harrowing night at the Playhouse, but show goes on
July 4, 2012 - 1:03am
Actors Brady Paggen, lying down, threatened by Pete Simmons, and, from left, Erin Mae Johnson, Adam Rausar and Heidi Berg rehearse a scene from the play "Nice People Dancing to Good Country Music," the third play of the summer at the Paul Bunyan Playhouse. The play opens tonight and runs through July 14. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
'Nice People' bring the bar to stage
July 4, 2012 - 12:49am
July 1, 2012
Pioneer Previews: First Friday loaded with options
July 1, 2012 - 12:00am
June 28, 2012
Good Noise, a group that is gaining in popularity throughout the region, is composed of members (from left) Jordan Lindquist, Eric Carlson, Katie Houg, Mark Bauer and Brett Cease. The band will play from 6-8 tonight in Park Rapids. Submitted photo
Bemidji band makes ... well, noise
June 28, 2012 - 12:00am
Patriotic songs focus of next band concert
June 28, 2012 - 12:00am
Jeremiah Liend has written and produced a series of six one-act plays, which will be presented at 7:59 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Bangsberg Main Theater. Mitch Blessing, left, Mackenzie Lindahl and Jesse Whiting rehearse the play "Bagged Lunch." Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
Jeremiah Liend's 'Out of the Fez' features six one-act plays
June 28, 2012 - 12:00am
Poetry workshops planned July 8
June 28, 2012 - 12:00am