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'Gidibaajimomin' exhibit opens at Watermark BEMIDJI—The Miikanan Gallery at Watermark Art Center in Bemidji has announced the opening of "Gidibaajimomin—We Tell Stories." This exhibit features prints and mixed media by Gordon Coons (Lac Courte Oreilles) and Anna Johnson (Turtle Mountain). Through the use of contemporary media, both artists give new understanding to traditional Ojibwe stories and culture, a release said. The public can meet the artists during a reception 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, with an Artist Talk at 6 p.m.
First Lutheran Gospel Service and Block Party BEMIDJI—First Lutheran Church in Bemidji will be holding its annual Gospel service along with the third annual Block Party on Sunday, Sept. 9. The Gospel service will feature Kenny Whelan and will also feature music such as "I'll Fly Away", "Unclouded Day", "Just a Closer Walk", "When The Roll is Called Up Yonder" and more. Services are at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. After the second service, all are invited to First Lutheran's Block Party, which will be held noon to 3 p.m.
Debs, Puposky churches change service times DEBS—Starting Sunday, Sept. 2, Our Redeemer's in Puposky and Trinity Lutheran in Debs will change worship times. The schedule change will be for a full year. Trinity Lutheran will have a 9 a.m. worship service. Coffee will be held after the service on the first Sunday of the month. Our Redeemer's will have a worship service at 10:30 a.m. A potluck will be held after the service on the first Sunday and rolls and coffee will be offered before the service on the third Sunday of the month.
Confused Brothers Band performs Legends on Lomond BAGLEY—Confused Brothers Band will perform at 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 15, during Farm By the Lake's Legends on Lomond concert series. The group started with the brothers Chad and Luke Hofland writing songs and playing in different groups that eventually led to the current lineup. They have hosted several open jam nights. All concerts in the summer series will happen rain or shine and are free and open to the public. Some folding chairs are available, but attendees can bring their own lawn chairs.
Knights of Columbus to hold fundraiser for Braukman ADA, Minn.—The Knights of Columbus Council No. 8280 will host a fundraiser for Father Don Braukman from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, at St. Joseph's Church in Ada. It will include a ham dinner with potatoes, vegetables and dessert. In addition to Bemidji, Braukman has served in Moorhead, Felton, Ada, Halstad, Georgetown, Baudette, Leo, Florian, Middle River, Karlstad, Greenbush, Falun and Warroad. He will retire on July 1 after 32 years.
Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail announce exhibits BEMIDJI—Members of the Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail recently announced the third annual Fiber Arts Exhibit and Studio Tour. The Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail will hold a Members Art Exhibit at Wild Hare Bistro from April 6 to April 30. The members will host a closing artist reception at Wild Hare from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 27. There also will be a weekend studio tour on Friday and Saturday, April 27-28, from 10 a.m to 5 p.m. both days.
Headwaters to host Monroe Crossing BEMIDJI—Headwaters Music and Arts will host "world class" bluegrass entertainers Monroe Crossing for a performance at the Chief Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 21. Named in honor of Bill Monroe, Monroe Crossing dazzles audiences with an electrifying blend of classic bluegrass, bluegrass gospel and heartfelt originals, according to a press release.
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents concert BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Symphony Orchestra will continue its 79th season, Role Play, with the concert "Trading Places" on Sunday, Feb., 18, at 3 p.m. at the Bemidji High School Auditorium. Doors open for seating at 2:30 p.m. Guest trumpet soloist Mark Nelson will join the BSO to perform works by Morricone, Mozart and Gershwin, a press release said. Works by Handel and Elgar also will be on the program.
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Job Honor Awards is accepting nominations for its second annual event, which will take place May 9, in the Twin Cities, hosted by the Minnesota Chamber. The awards celebrate "A New Kind of Hero," Minnesotans who have overcome significant barriers to employment and the employers who hire them, according to a press release. Nominations are due Friday, Feb. 16, and can be submitted at www.jobhonor.org .
Businessmen's Fellowship America to meet BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Area Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship America will meet at 8 a.m. on Saturday Feb. 3, at the Beltrami Electric Community Room, 4111 Technology Drive NW. Coffee, fruit, and rolls will be served. The guest speaker will be Adan Durantes, who will share his story, experiences and his faith in Jesus Christ. Men and women of all ages are welcome to attend. Calvary Lutheran Church hosts mystery dinner