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The Wise and Witty Judy Rae Brings Comedic Singing to Fargo

One day while walking down the streets of Maryland, Judy Rae stumbled across a store full of broken guitars, and decided that for $35, she would buy one and fix it up. She turned out to be a natural when it came to the instrument, and as time went on, she began singing. It wasn't until later in life, however, that she ...

FMVA Opens Art Educators’ Exhibit Thursday at APT

Fargo-Moorhead Visual Artists (FMVA) is teaming up with APT to display its Art Educators' exhibition this year! The Art Educators' exhibit -- curated by Plains Art Museum Director Andy Maus --  features work from nearly 40 local art educators "that feel the need to create and communicate why art is essential in our ...

Art Makes Us Human and Can Unite Us All

My friend and glass blowing artist extraordinaire, Jon Offutt recently sent me a Huffington Post editorial called "Stop 'Defending' Music Education" by Peter Greene. The premise of Greene's thoughts are that we have gotten too caught up in using music education to defend higher test scores, better attendance at ...

Interactive “Box Fort” Exhibit at Plains Brings Out the Kid in All of Us

Cardboard boxes have intrigued Jescia Hoffman Hopper since she was a kid. The Fargo artist remembers spending hours playing with boxes her father brought home from his job as a plumber, sometimes filling the entire upper floor of their home with little box towns. "Luckily my parents were supportive of my ...

7 Fun Facts About TAP’s New Communications Intern, Lauren Richardson

Hello everyone! My name is Lauren Richardson and I am the new Communications intern at The Arts Partnership this fall. Here are seven fun facts to introduce myself. 1. I love Disney. When I was little I was fortunate enough to go to Disney multiple times because of this I fell in love with Disney at a young age. I ...

From Harvest To Table: Historic Probstfield Farm To Host Annual Community Supper

Fall is right around the corner, and in our region that means one thing: it's harvest time. For those who enjoy some good eatin', this is always an exciting time of year — especially at Probstfield Farm in Moorhead. To celebrate this year's harvest, Probstfield Farm gathers the community for locally grown ...

Violinist and Grantee Dr. Sonja Harasim Debuts Commissioned Piece Friday

In February, we wrote an article in the Fargo Forum about local musicians receiving Jade Presents Arts Partnership grants for unique music projects. Violinist Dr. Sonja Harasim used her grant to commission a new piece of music for violin and piano by Dr. Richard Lavenda -- and she debuts the finished piece this ...