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Leading by example: MSUM dean guides vision for campus engagement with the arts

When Dr. Earnest Lamb started playing cello in the sixth grade, he didn't know how much it would impact his future career — or that it would help bring him to Minnesota State University Moorhead. At the time, the honest reason the Little Rock, Ark., native joined orchestra was so he could "get to lunch on ...

Highlights from ChalkFest 2018

To the 3,500+ community members who braved the heat to attend ChalkFest last Thursday, THANK YOU SO MUCH! It was a fantastic day of art and community, and we hope you feel the same! Here are some highlights from the day, taken by Dennis Krull of 5 Foot 20 Design: [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="11" gal_title="ChalkFest ...

Dak & Co Hosting “Shirts and Shots” with Fargo Coffee, Proof Artisan Distillers Saturday

If you like local fashion, coffee and cocktails, Dak & Co is hosting a fun community event just for you! This Saturday, the local apparel business teams up with Fargo Coffee and Proof Artisan Distillers for "Shirts and Shots" -- a free event that invites the public to shop, sip and socialize from 4-8 p.m. at Fargo ...

What do the staff of The Arts Partnership do?

Short answer: A lot. Long answer: We have a relatively open office space, which means I have ample opportunity to observe my staff and see how they work with our Partners, Grantees and the larger Metro. I am consistently amazed at how much they do with and for the arts in the community. Let me just give you a little ...

Friendly talks: Local comedic podcast entertains through ‘art of conversation’

In the digital age, there's a good chance someone you know has uttered the following five words: "We should start a podcast." That's often how podcasts begin because the premise of this audio-based medium is simple — plug a microphone into a computer or phone, hit record, start talking about something of ...

Call for Artists: Audubon Dakota License Plate Graphic Art — Deadline September 30

Audubon Dakota issued the following Call for Artists: Audubon Dakota, the Dakotas’ state office of National Audubon Society, is applying for a North Dakota organization license plate and wants to enlist the help of local graphic artists! Organization license plates steer 60% of plate sales to the organization, which ...

The Arts Partnership Hosting One More Individual Artist Grant Meeting

If you're interested in applying for a Jade Presents Arts Partnership grant or an Individual Arts Partnership grant but were not able to make it to previous mandatory meetings, we are hosting a final meeting from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 22 at APT, a Creative Incubator (225 4th Ave. N.) in Fargo. This meeting will ...