logo
Fargo Forum Content Partnership

When National Arts Advocacy Inspires Local Action

Last week I had my first opportunity to practice advocacy at the national level, and I loved it. In January, Americans for the Arts, the national arts advocacy organization we worked with to conduct the Arts and Economics study, invited me to be the state captain for North Dakota at Arts Advocacy Day in ...

Regional Art at Sanford Medical Center Fargo Enhances Healing Environment for Patients, Visitors

From the first moment one steps inside the new Sanford Medical Center Fargo, it's clear that this is no ordinary healthcare facility. Amenities like valet service, a concierge desk, lots of natural light and an overall inviting atmosphere give the center, which opened last summer, an essence of "hospitality" ...

Painter Adds Brightness as New Featured Artist at West Acres Mall

Ashley Kunz isn't afraid to be adventurous when creating her vibrant abstract paintings. In addition to the standard paintbrush, the Moorhead-based artist experiments with rubber spatulas, pizza cutters, knives, foil, sponges and other fun tools to add dimension and texture to her work. "I love going ...

Alternative Galleries Offer Art for Daily Life

Art exhibits are often associated with museums and designated gallery spaces where people can browse and purchase original artwork. But as a community that celebrates arts and culture, the Fargo-Moorhead metro is home to alternative gallery spaces that bring art to the public instead by incorporating art ...

Balancing Technology and Human Connection: Theatre B Explores That and More in ‘Marjorie Prime’

There's no doubt that modern technology has forever changed the way humans interact with one another. Social media, cell phones and artificial intelligence have made it easier to stay connected virtually with loved ones, express our emotions, share our big life events and fulfill our natural need to belong — ...

F-M Opera Launches New Series With ‘Alcina’

Since 1968, Fargo-Moorhead Opera has entertained community members of all ages and backgrounds with high-quality opera productions. Now, as its 50th anniversary draws near, F-M Opera is venturing in a new direction to further engage audiences in the area — starting with its production of "Alcina" this Friday ...

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, 1968. It was the last ...