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BEMIDJI — Music is in the air this week, as there are many concerts to choose from. First up is Lance Benson, local composer and musician, who is well received for his playing and singing. He will solo beginning at 2 p.m. today at the amphitheater at the Lake Bemidji State Park, rain or shine. These summer concerts are sponsored by the North Country Snowmobile Club of Bemidji.
The day can start with the scent of pine surrounding you at the amphitheater at the Lake Bemidji State Park. Bill and Kate Isles, a husband and wife singing duo,...
Music fans have a couple of wonderful options in the area today. Four-part harmony takes the stage at 2 p.m. today at the Lake Bemidji State Park amphitheater with the Pine Tones. The events are sponsored by the North Country Snowmobile Club of Bemidji. Rain or shine, the show will go on for this well-known local singing group.
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 its offerings starting with "Rise Up O Men" with Church Basement Ladies on Wednesday-Aug. 14 at 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. on the Sunday matinee. Get a copy by calling (218) 327-5780 or online at reifcenter.org.
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 art teacher that I have ever had."
Yes, summer events abound in Bemidji with some new events, such as the International Bog Weekend with the Ode to the Bog Songfest—a musical talent contest that was held yesterday. The upcoming Dragon Boat Festival in August is sure to bring more visitors to Bemidji. Did you know that a BSU Music Department graduate has been asked to play with British singer Adele's band this August? Lexie Kruse, a graduate student in Phoenix, has accepted an invitation to join the band for two performances on Aug.16-17 at the Talking Stick Resort Arena a stop on Adele's national tour.
BEMIDJI -- Remember the days of family outings in a so-called simpler time when parents lived within their budgets and children pleaded for trips to theme parks only to be...
We hope that you are enjoying Art in the Park today; the variety of artists is noteworthy.
Eric Haugen returns to the stage at Bangsberg Fine and Performing Arts Complex tonight at 7 for a concert, sharing the event with pianist Eric Gustafson. The duo will perform: Stravinsky's "Elegie" for solo viola; William Walton Concerto for Cello and Orchestra (adapted for piano and Beethoven's "Sonata No. 4 in C Major.
Fulton Gallagher returns to the podium tonight at 7 for the patriotic concert by the Bemidji Area Community Band on the south lawn of Bangsberg Fine and Performing Arts Complex at BSU. The program will include well-known classics to celebrate America, including a beautiful rendition of Gershwin's "Summertime" sung by Molly Bass and a guest appearance by local vocalist Mark Christensen. And the beloved "Stars and Stripes Forever" march, a medley of our Armed Forces service songs to celebrate Independence Day.