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F-M Ballet Soars to New Heights with Folktale Rendition of “Aladdin”

Fargo-Moorhead Ballet Artistic Director Matt Gasper enjoys changing expectations when it comes to productions by the local professional ballet company. This is especially true of the F-M Ballet's performance of "Aladdin" Saturday and Sunday at the historic Fargo Theatre. Most people associate "Aladdin" with ...

FMCT Hosts Martini-Themed Fundraiser This Saturday

Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre is putting the “fun” in “fundraiser” this weekend! From 7-9 p.m. Saturday at the Stage at Island Park, FMCT invites community members 21 and older to Shaken, Not Stirred -- a benefit featuring skilled mixologists who will create four signature martinis in addition to one classic ...

Forever Flora: Local Artist Erika Edwards Grows Business Creating Faux Flower Arrangements

Wedding season is right around the corner, and those who have chosen to "go all out" already know there are lots of decisions to make. Pie or cake? Tuxes or suits? Indoor or outdoor? Small ceremony or big bash? Then comes the decision about what kind of flowers to use for bouquets, boutonnieres and ...

Uncharted territory: FM Opera caps season with contemporary opera “Soldier Songs”

Fargo Moorhead Opera’s productions this season have spanned from funny to fantasy with many “firsts” in-between. One of the newest developments for the local opera company was its launch of the North of Normal Chamber Opera Series, a program intended to create more intimate opera experiences for audience ...

MSUM Music, Theatre Students Bring ‘The Who’s Tommy’ To Life

The Who's rock album "Tommy" has been a smash hit since the band released it in 1969 — and not just because of the exhilarating music. The album also tells a heartfelt story about a young boy born in the thick of World War II who experiences a lot of darkness in his life. [caption id="attachment_19866" ...

Pint of Goodness: Drekker Fundraiser Combines Local Beer, Art and Philanthropy

Since Drekker Brewing Company opened in 2014, the local brewery in downtown Fargo has had three main passions: making craft beer, supporting local artists and giving back to the community. Drekker intersects these passions in many ways (especially the "making beer" part), but the company wanted to find a ...

Spirit Room hosts reception for Great Winter Crow Show Saturday

When it comes to birds, there’s one species in particular that has both positive and negative associations: the crow. Their striking appearance, piercing squawks and looming presence invoke a common perception of the bird as a symbol of bad luck, or even death. But crows can also symbolize tenacity and toughness (they ...