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To be free: “The Mountaintop” play coming to MSUM explores human side of Martin Luther King Jr.

"Something is happening in our world. The masses of people are rising up. And wherever they are assembled today ... the cry is always the same: 'We want to be free.'" Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke these powerful words in his "I've Been to the Mountaintop" speech in Memphis on April 3, ...

IAP Grantee Highlight: Musician Brian Carmona

The Arts Partnership awards grants to artists working in any artistic genre and at any career stage, and earlier this fall, we announced our 2017-2018 Individual Arts Partnership (IAP) grantees. Over the next year, TAP will highlight the artists in a series of blogs so that our readers can learn more ...

Five Fun Facts about TAP’s New Intern Danica McDonald

The Arts Partnership is pleased to introduce our new intern, Danica McDonald, who will be working with us this semester.  My name is Danica McDonald, and I am currently in my junior year at NDSU where I study music, economics, and am minoring in computer science. My goal is to work in arts ...

Zen Calligraphy Exhibit at Spirit Room Generates Light In Times of Darkness

January can be a tough time in our region. Now that the holidays are over, we have at least three more months of dark, cold winter to wade through until spring. To cope, many of us (this writer included) retreat to our daily robotic routines, waiting for brighter days to come. In doing ...

FM Choral Artists Perform Rutter’s “Requiem” Saturday, Sunday

Join the Fargo-Moorhead Choral Artists as they perform John Rutter's modern masterpiece "Requiem" this weekend! Rutter's “Requiem” has touched the hearts of musicians and audiences since the composer first debuted the piece in 1985. Along with an orchestra, the choir will also perform other ...

Chelsey Tries: Collaging with Artist Nichole Rae

I forgot how good it feels to just sit and create. You'd think since I work for an arts organization that I'd be creating left and right in my spare time, but for some reason, I've been going through a "Creative Slump" the last few years. I used to draw, paint and take photographs to keep my creative ...

Sew Original: Local ‘Sewist’ Creates Custom Clothing to Cherish

In the age of manufactured T-shirts and heavily stocked department stores, many people don't think about how their clothing is made. Fashion moves so quickly that most of the time our garment choices are made for us, and the thought of handmade clothes seems like a thing of the past. But ...