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Painting With Precision: Local Sign Makers Strive to Keep Trade Alive

In an age dominated by digital design, local sign painters Jared Froeber and Cory Gillerstein are adding a human touch to Fargo-Moorhead's aesthetic — one brushstroke at a time. Through their business Upper Hand Signs, the duo strives to revitalize the art of hand-lettering and traditional sign painting — a once ...

IAP Grantee Highlight: Emily Williams-Wheeler

The Arts Partnership awards grants to artists working in any artistic genre and at any career stage, and last week, we announced our 2017-2018 Individual Arts Partnership (IAP) grantees. Over the next year, TAP will highlight the artists in a series of blogs so that our readers can learn more about their artistic process, ...

FM Symphony Presents Concert Inspired By Saint John’s Bible

Three years ago, when local calligrapher Anne Kaese and HCSCC Executive Director Maureen Kelly Johnson got the idea to bring the Saint John's Bible to the Hjemkomst, they knew they wanted to collaborate with other art organizations in the Metro to promote this rare opportunity for the community. Kaese explained how, though ...

First ND Human Rights Film and Arts Festival Opens Today

"All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act toward one another in a spirit of brotherhood." These powerful words are from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a resolution the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed in 1948 ...

Moorhead High School Opens Disney’s “AIDA” This Weekend

As dancers filled the stage of Moorhead High School's Auditorium, the lights dimmed and the powerful lyrics "a story of love that flourished in a time of hate" filled the air. Moorhead High School's rehearsal of Disney's "AIDA" had begun. With beautiful costumes, jaw-dropping talent and music by Elton John, "AIDA" tells ...

TAP Announces 2017-2018 Individual Artist Grant Recipients

The Arts Partnership is pleased to announce the 13 recipients of individual arts partnership grants for 2017-2018. The grants recognize outstanding talent and provide recipients with financial support and other resources to realize their artistic visions, improve their skills and build sustainable careers. For the third year, ...

Depot Inspo: A Deeper Look Into Downtown Fargo’s New Outdoor Art Installation

In early October, the large curtain draped over the stationary train car at the Northern Pacific Depot downtown caused anyone walking or driving past it to wonder, "What's going on under there?" Was it maintenance? Was it a brand new coat of dark green paint? For a train car that's nearly 120 years old, those ...