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Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
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Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
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DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
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Johnson anniversary celebration
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December 4, 2016
Celtic Thunder show tonight at Sanford Center
BEMIDJI—The Sanford Center and Lakeland Public Television are bringing international stars Celtic Thunder to Bemidji for a concert at 7 tonight at the arena. Celtic Thunder's "Legacy" show features a "mix of lively, fast paced and upbeat songs "A Place in The Choir" "Galway...
December 4, 2016 - 10:36am
Arts and entertainment briefs for Dec. 4
Musicians jam sessions scheduled BEMIDJI—A musicians jam session will be held at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month beginning Dec. 6 at Trinity Free Lutheran Church of Pony Lake north of Bemidji on State Highway 89. The jam session has been a weekly event, but will change...
December 4, 2016 - 7:54am
October 31, 2016
HBO drama thrusts Minneapolis Somalis into unwanted spotlight
An HBO television drama created by an Oscar-winning director and a Canadian-Somali rapper has infuriated many in Minnesota's Somali community...
October 31, 2016 - 10:00pm
October 19, 2016
On stage with O’Donnell: Young Bemidji dancers to perform with Irish showman at Sanford Center
BEMIDJI -- While Daniel O'Donnell will have traveled a long way from Ireland to perform tonight at the Sanford Center, he will be joined on stage...
October 19, 2016 - 6:28pm
September 26, 2016
Sanford Center to host rodeo in October
BEMIDJI—The Wojo's Rodeo Circuit Finals, presented by Coke of Bemidji, will come to the Sanford Center on Oct. 21 and 22. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the show will begin at 6:30 p.m. both days. Cowboys and cowgirls from northern Minnesota will compete in 11 events including...
September 26, 2016 - 6:45pm
September 25, 2016
Art briefs - Sunday, Sept. 25
Farm By The Lake holds annual festival BAGLEY— The third annual Festival at The Farm By The Lake was held Sept. 11. The festival ran smoothly...
September 25, 2016 - 7:20am
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
August 2, 2016
PAUL BUNYAN PLAYHOUSE: Working ‘9 to 5’ in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- The Paul Bunyan Playhouse’s highly anticipated musical finale for their 2016 summer season, “9 to 5,” opens at 7:30 Wednesday...
August 2, 2016 - 8:47pm
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 21, 2016
‘Jam’ on -- 25 years strong: Moondance Jam keeps the ‘Jammers’ coming back year after year
WALKER -- “Camp Howler” is a place for “Jammers” to make some memories. Eric and Lisa Heap, the creators of Camp Howler, a group of...
July 21, 2016 - 3:30pm
July 20, 2016
Bemidji Area Community Band concert Sunday
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Area Community Band will present its third summer concert at 7 p.m. Sunday on the south lawn of Bangsberg Hall on the...
July 20, 2016 - 4:02pm
July 7, 2016
Mississippi Music: New concert series starts at Lake Bemidji waterfront
BEMIDJI -- A new concert series -- Mississippi Music at the Bemidji Waterfront -- started Wednesday night with the Minneapolis band Patty and...
July 7, 2016 - 11:52am
July 5, 2016
Mississippi Music at the Bemidji Waterfront starts Wednesday night
BEMIDJI—Mississippi Music at the Bemidji Waterfront kicks off today with Patty and the Buttons. The new series will be 6 to 8 p.m. each...
July 5, 2016 - 7:05pm
July 3, 2016
BELTRAMI COUNTY FAIR: Setting the 'Stage' for entertainment
BEMIDJI—On the last night of the fair, they'll play as long as you'll listen. Keith Winger, superintendent of the Marilyn Shutter Country Stage at the Beltrami County Fair, recently reflected on the last decade's worth of fair music, noting that the nightly jam sessions typically...
July 3, 2016 - 12:01am
July 1, 2016
Newsboys concert set for Nov. 5 in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Rising Entertainment Live and QFM recently announced that the Newsboys’ “Love Riot Tour” will make a stop in Bemidji on Nov....
July 1, 2016 - 5:26pm