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Bemidji area arts events
July 20, 2013
Pioneer Previews for July 21: Woodcarvers Festival in Blackduck is back on Saturday
The 30th Annual Woodcarvers Festival in Blackduck, Minn., is on deck Saturday with woodworking crafts from across the country. The festival will be held at Wayside Park in Blackduck along Highway 71. Traditionally, the festival is held on the last Saturday in July. It all began with...
July 20, 2013 - 9:42pm
July 13, 2013
Pioneer Previews for July 14: One of those busy arts weeks ahead
The Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference kicks off with their opening dinner and a public reading by award-winning poet Camille Dungy at 7:30 tonight. The reading series will continue until Thursday with a different reader each day in the lower Hobson Memorial Union at...
July 13, 2013 - 10:45pm
June 29, 2013
Pioneer Previews for June 30: Water Carnival tops week’s events
Bemidji Jaycee’s 69th Annual Water Carnival highlights the Fourth of July week in Bemidji. Festivities for the Water Carnival begin Wednesday and run through Sunday with live music and entertainment daily. During the carnival, the annual medallion hunt will continue until...
June 29, 2013 - 10:22pm
June 22, 2013
Pioneer Previews for June 23: Public reception for Chief Bemidji artist on Tuesday
BEMIDJI — The public will have a chance Tuesday to meet artist Gareth Curtiss, who will be creating a bronze statue of Shaynowishkung, also known as Chief Bemidji. A public reception with Curtiss will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday in council chambers at Bemidji City Hall....
June 22, 2013 - 10:30pm
June 15, 2013
Pioneer Previews for June 16: Bemidji Area Community Band summer concerts begin today
Bemidji Area Community Band begins its annual summer concerts at 7 p.m. today on the lawn near the south entrance to Bangsberg Fine and Performing Arts Complex on the campus of Bemidji State University, 14th Street and Birchmont Drive. Remember to bring lawn chairs, some bug...
June 15, 2013 - 9:49pm
June 8, 2013
Pioneer Previews for June 9: Sundays in the Park are back
Greg & Kiki Webb of Dancing Light will take part in Sundays in the Park at 2 p.m. today at Lake Bemidji State Park amphitheater. Greg’s unique approach to acoustic guitar supports a mesmerizing vocal blend, occasionally peppered with Kiki’s percussion. Their lyrics...
June 8, 2013 - 10:12pm
June 1, 2013
Pioneer Previews for June 2: Gear up for busy Bemidji summer
The arts scene is Bemidji is getting ready for the busy summer season events: Bemidji Book Festival, Art in the Park, the annual Church Musicians Summer concert series, The Paul Bunyan Playhouse and Longlake Theater summer stock shows and weekly musical groups at Bemidji State...
June 1, 2013 - 10:04pm
May 25, 2013
Pioneer Previews for May 26: Art fundraiser will benefit food shelf
BEMIDJI — Small Art for Big Hearts is a fundraiser for the Bemidji Community Food Shelf. The event, help by the Artists of Studio 10, will be from 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the Sanford Center. About 100 local artists have donated a small piece of original 2D artwork to be sold for...
May 25, 2013 - 10:43pm
May 11, 2013
Pioneer Previews for May 12: Opera Night Gala on tap this week
BEMIDJI—Better get those reservations in for the Opera Night Gala coming Friday and Saturday. It all starts with a 6 p.m. social hour and dinner at 7 p.m., with a grand night of singing and music hosted by Fulton and Nancy Gallagher at Ruttger’s Birchmont Lodge to follow. One...
May 11, 2013 - 10:19pm
May 5, 2013
Pioneer Previews for May 5: BSO tackles Brahms for final concert
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Symphony Orchestra, with the Bemidji Chorale and Bemidji State University Choir, will take the stage at 3 p.m. today for the long-awaited and anticipated Brahms’ "German Requiem," the final concert of the season "Music and Words." Bemidji audiences will have...
May 5, 2013 - 12:38am
April 27, 2013
Pioneer Previews for April 28: Cate and Al Belleveau to be honored
BEMIDJI—Just in case you hadn’t heard, Cate and Al Belleveau are this year’s Friend of the Arts winners. The deadline to purchase tickets for this sure-to-be sold-out event is Wednesday. Contact Bemidji Community Arts Center at 444-7570 or email email@example.com. Tickets...
April 27, 2013 - 10:24pm
April 21, 2013
Pioneer Previews for April 21: ‘Star Crossed’ to be presented today
BEMIDJI – The regional premiere of the newest collaboration between composer Andrew Boysen Jr. and visual artist Erik Evensen, “Star Crossed,” will be presented in concert today by the Bemidji State University Wind Ensemble/Symphonic Band at 3 p.m. in the main theater of Bangsberg...
April 21, 2013 - 12:14am
April 13, 2013
Pioneer Previews for April 14: BSU Varsity Singers to perform today
BEMIDJI – The end of the spring semester at Bemidji State University is approaching and with it comes many opportunities to see and hear the varied musical groups, solo singers and musicians. Today, enjoy the BSU Varsity Singers under the direction of adjunct professor Steve Reznicek...
April 13, 2013 - 10:15pm
April 6, 2013
Pioneer Previews for April 7: Beatles tribute band to perform
BEMIDJI – If you are old enough to remember the excitement surrounding the first U.S. appearance of The Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show, don’t miss out on Abbey Road. Sans wigs and period costumes, but with the expertise to perform the music of the Beatles and the era, Abbey...
April 6, 2013 - 10:30pm
March 30, 2013
Pioneer Previews for March 31: Okokon Udo to present one-man play
BEMIDJI – The Minnesota debut of the one-man play, “Attractive Children – One Man’s Unmasking of Internalized Oppression” with visionary artist Okokon Udo will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Wild Rose Theater, 501 Bemidji Ave. N. The play transcends time and place and...
March 30, 2013 - 9:43pm