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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
August 13, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: What a wide variety of activities
You will need to wait another year to enjoy the musicals by Northern Lights Opera of Park Rapids if you missed this year's production of "South...
August 13, 2017 - 6:50am
August 8, 2017
A community production: Musical opening this weekend to feature Bemidji talent, relevant story
BEMIDJI -- A Twin Cities-based production company is teaming with local talent to present a play in Bemidji this weekend, fittingly about a city...
August 8, 2017 - 8:51pm
August 6, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: Make a call on the First Call Art Studio Tour
Sixteen artists are opening their studios in the summer to give visitors a chance to view their work.
August 6, 2017 - 5:08am
August 1, 2017
A bit of 'blonde' ambition: ‘Legally Blonde’ closes out the Paul Bunyan Playhouse season
BEMIDJI—"Legally Blonde," winner of three Laurence Olivier Awards (including Best New Musical), opens at the Chief Theater tonight in the grand...
August 1, 2017 - 8:50pm
July 30, 2017
Around the Arts, July 30
Bell takes first in Poetry SlamBEMIDJI -- Angello Bell of Blackduck was the winner of a Poetry Slam competition on Wednesday, July 19, at Fozzie's...
July 30, 2017 - 11:45am
After the Movies: Films leading into fall
To give you a full scope on what to expect when you head to the box office this summer season, the Pioneer will publish guides detailing what...
July 30, 2017 - 8:49am
Patt Rall column: Theater groups near and far in high gear
Thespians take the stages in Bemidji and environs for a wide variety of offerings, from family entertainment to Ibsen.
July 30, 2017 - 5:42am
July 23, 2017
Arts briefs, Sunday, July 23
Seibel, Hoff to perform at next BACM recital BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Church Musicians Summer Recital Series will continue at noon, Wednesday, July 26, at United Methodist Church, 924 Beltrami Ave. NW.
July 23, 2017 - 9:10am
PATT RALL COLUMN: Lots of choices for arts today in the region
Step carefully today and find the right fit for your summer Sunday.
July 23, 2017 - 6:04am
July 16, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: As promised, more books to read this summer
Today reminds me of a summer day in New York—100 percent humidity and high 90s to 100 degrees—Yuk!
July 16, 2017 - 7:15am
July 9, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: Puttering in the garden and relaxing with books
Whatever activity you choose for summer; do it well and enjoy wonderful Bemidji. "Schoolhouse Rock Live" opened last week at the Paul Bunyan...
July 9, 2017 - 6:15am
July 2, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: Beverly Everett scores a winner again
Beverly Everett fulfilled a dream of hers stated a couple of years ago (paraphrasing here)—"I would love to hear this church (St. Bart's)...
July 2, 2017 - 6:45am
Around the arts for July 2
Houseman publishes children's book TENSTRIKE—Author, artist, illustrator and self publisher D. L. Houseman recently announced the release of his newest childrens book "Grandma...How Should I Eat a Pickle?" The book tells a story about a granddaughter solving the problem of...
July 2, 2017 - 6:30am
June 27, 2017
Walker Bay Theater opens ninth summer theater season
WALKER -- Walker Bay Theater recently opened its ninth year of summer theater with the comedy “North Woods Women, The Odd Couple.” Based on Neil Simon’s Odd Couple, the setting is a rustic cabin on Leech Lake where a group of women are playing Trivial Pursuit awaiting the arrival...
June 27, 2017 - 4:34pm
June 25, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: Rain or shine, the shows go on
The show must go on for "Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery" at 2 p.m. today in the historic Chief Theater, the second summer production...
June 25, 2017 - 7:30am