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Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
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Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
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Patt Rall: Summer events continue in Bemidji
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan’s famed trout factory
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Nancy Sullivan birthday
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Robert Kaasa birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
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November 23, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Holiday Showcase today at BHS Performing Arts Center
The winter season isn't even here, but the fall season is in full swing with all the holiday events to be finished before the semester ends with winter concerts at BSU, the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra and the final performance at 2 p.m. of "Fiddler on the Roof," a collaboration of...
November 23, 2014 - 12:21am
November 9, 2014
Pioneer Previews: No rest in November
This is the time of year when "couch potatoes" know no friends, for the deer season is open and the hunters are out in the fields; football and other outdoor sports abound and music lovers can almost go from one venue to another. We hope that you were able to enjoy "Wizard of Oz,"...
November 9, 2014 - 12:27am
November 2, 2014
Pioneer Previews: November may be cold but arts scene heats up
The first week of a very busy November in the arts community begins today with a Wind Ensemble performance at 3 p.m. on the main stage of Bangsberg Fine and Performing Arts Center of Bemidji State University. There's also a brass band playing this week, as well as the BSU faculty...
November 2, 2014 - 12:11am
September 21, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Studio honors Nelson with exhibit
The Artists of Studio 10 recently lost a longtime friend and artist when Pam (Pamela) Sue Nelson passed away. She was at the forefront of the arts community for years, having been an original founding member of Gallery North, a board member of Bemidji Area Arts Endowment and winner...
September 21, 2014 - 12:49am
September 7, 2014
PIONEER PREVIEWS: A chance to bond over the 'Pond'
Coming up quickly are some events that will tempt you to take the children and help them start their memory boxes; strains of the string section, a line from a play that might impact their relationship with family or any other aesthetic encounter. • "On Golden Pond," a production...
September 7, 2014 - 1:45am
August 31, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Fall into fall with the arts
Yes, the leaves are starting to turn for the glorious autumn we usually enjoy in Bemidji, and another sign of fall are the last performances of the summer series: Bemidji Church Musicians, Bemidji Area Community Band, and the fine productions offered by the Paul Bunyan Playhouse....
August 31, 2014 - 12:52am
August 23, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Come to a concert in the Park
A romantic Sunday concert in the park, possibly patterned on the classical concerts on the grass in Central Park in New York City, will begin at 1:30 p.m. today in Lake Bemidji State Park. The setting will only highlight the gifted performers who will begin their teaching and musical...
August 23, 2014 - 10:18pm
August 17, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Small-town and Scandinavia on the stage
"Greet the Folks at Home" serves up a special afternoon today of original poetry and traditional music highlighting Ross and Bart Sutter's small-town roots, Scandinavian heritage and an honest mix of heartfelt humor and fun that the whole family can enjoy as they explore Minnesota...
August 17, 2014 - 12:15am
August 12, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Wooden Nichols to perform the hits
Could the "Wooden Nichols" name be taken from one of the players we see in various groups -- Ken Nichols? Whether yes or no, Ken and his friends (and ours as well) in Wooden Nichols will bring back memories with "Leaving on a Jet Plane" and "Five Hundred Miles" from the 60s along...
August 12, 2014 - 1:47pm
August 5, 2014
It's a hard knock life for Annie; Classic play rounds out Paul Bunyan Playhouse season
BEMIDJI -- "Leapin' lizards! It's Annie!" Not to be missed, and billed the world over as one of the most uplifting plays ever onstage, "Annie"...
August 5, 2014 - 6:56pm
August 3, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Decisions, decisions, decisions
Another fun filled Sunday for Bemidjians, relatives, summer visitors and children. It's going to be difficult to choose, but whatever you pick, you can't go wrong. • Family Day at Lake Bemidji State Park welcomes The Imagination Workshop and their "magical lines" from 1 to 5...
August 3, 2014 - 12:11am
July 27, 2014
'Northern Bass' should be caught at Lake Bemidji State Park
• If you enjoy the music of the 50s and 60s, "stroll" on over to the amphitheater of Lake Bemidji State Park. A family group from Akeley -- Northern Bass -- will be rockin' and rollin' at 1:30 p.m. as part of the 2014 Lake Bemidji Concert Series. Headwaters School of Music and the...
July 27, 2014 - 12:11am
July 16, 2014
'Step' right up for this show; ‘The 39 Steps’ opens tonight at Chief Theater
BEMIDJI -- "The 39 Steps" is a fast-paced whodunit and one of the funniest shows to hit the stage of the Chief Theater. Opening at 7:30 tonight,...
July 16, 2014 - 12:22am
July 13, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Always popular Art in the Park returns
The Watermark Art Center and Paul Bunyan Communications present one of Bemidji's most popular events this week -- "Art in the Park" -- which runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The 47th Park Fine Art and Craft Festival will once again be staged on...
July 13, 2014 - 12:00am
July 6, 2014
Plays and music round out the holiday weekend
I hope you all had a good Fourth of July holiday, and today finishes off the holiday weekend with plays and music. • The Paul Bunyan Playhouse presents "The 24th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" musical comedy today at 2 p.m. at the Historic Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji....
July 6, 2014 - 12:43am