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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 ...

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 so, we often take each ...

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 local maker Cynthia ...

Printmaker Anna Johnson Shares Native American Heritage Through Art

As a woman of many layers, Native American printmaker Anna Johnson naturally creates art with many layers, too. Through her primary medium of relief printing, Johnson carves away a single block, presses it with a layer of colorful ink and repeats the process until the subject comes to life on the ...

Peak Performance: Gasper Returns As Nutcracker Prince One Last Time

Not many dancers can say they've starred as the Nutcracker Prince in Tchaikovsky's "The Classic Nutcracker" at 43 years old. Even fewer can say they've done it while directing the show. But Matt Gasper, artistic director of the Fargo-Moorhead Ballet, is one of the few who's taking on the challenge that involves ...