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Britain Invades Symphony Rocks This Year

"The British are coming! The British are coming!" ... to Symphony Rocks, that is! Come listen to your favorite British groups performed live by the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra and Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome at 8 p.m. Thursday, August 16 at the beautiful Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead. [sgmb ...

5 Reasons to Attend ChalkFest at Red River Zoo

We're so excited that it's officially CHALKFEST week! ChalkFest, as many of you know, is the largest art-making event in Metro for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. We started the program back in 2013, and every year since then, the event has grown -- especially when we started hosting the event at Red River Zoo ...

Turn the art around: Vinyl Taco silent auction spins with records turned into artistic canvases

Since Vinyl Taco opened in 2013, the local restaurant in downtown Fargo has had wall-to-wall, music-themed art that creates a fun atmosphere for customers to enjoy tasty Mexican food while vinyl records play in the background. But now, the ceiling of Vinyl Taco has some art hanging from it, too. This is part ...

Local Artist Sheds Light on Untold Stories of Ancient Greek Women in “Women of Clay”

Since she was two years old, local artist Kate Aarness has done everything she could to express herself through the performing arts. Dance, choir, theatre, speech, band, swing choir: Aarness has done it all. Now she's trying out a new role: artistic director and writer of her own play, "Women of Clay." Aarness and a ...

Art is the mirror we all need right now

So I'm a few weeks late to the Netflix phenomenon "Hannah Gadsby: Nanette." I've seen various social media posts about it, most written to present a kind of awestruck reaction: "Hannah Gadsby. Wow." or "Please find an hour to watch this show." So today I did. And today I am awestruck, and today I implore you to ...

Creative Plains Foundation, CHARISM team up to provide summer Art Club for area youth

Local nonprofit organizations Creative Plains Foundation and CHARISM share a similar missions to improve the quality of life of local youth and their families in our community. Over the summer, the organizations have teamed up to create Art Club, a series of eight visual arts classes that teach kids how to work with a ...

Grantee Highlight: Bassist Max Johnk

Over the last year, we've been highlighting our 2017-2018 Individual Arts Partnership (IAP) and Jade Presents Arts Partnership (JPAP) grantees on our blog so you can get to know these wonderful artists better and learn more about their dream projects. This month, we're featuring local musician Max Johnk! Max Johnk is a ...