This is but a small sampling of this week’s arts events. Check out our calendar for more!
“Cocktails and Cabaret”
Presented by FMCT
October 16-18, 7:30 p.m.
The Stage at Island Park
For a limited time, The Stage at Island Park will become a classic cabaret lounge for “Cocktails and Cabaret”. Enjoy cocktails and gourmet desserts at table seating on and around the stage. Or, if you want to get the VIP treatment, purchase a VIP ticket and lounge on a cushy sofa while you enjoy Broadway hits like “Funny Valentine” and “When You’re Good to Mama”. Adult audiences are encouraged, and tickets are limited. Tickets can be purchased by calling The Stage at Island Park’s box office at (701)-235-6778.
“Rocky Horror Picture Show”
Presented by the Fargo Theatre
October 18, 7:30 and 11 p.m.
Grab your newspapers and squirt guns! The Fargo Theatre‘s fall classic film series continues with the “Rocky Horror Picture Show“. Choose from two different showings, or if you’re a die-hard fan, see both of them. Why not? The audience’s participation makes it a different experience every time. Tickets are only $5 a piece. If the movie isn’t quite enough for you, never fear. Music Theatre Fargo-Moorhead will perform the stage version October 23 – 25 at 7:30 p.m., and on October 31 and November 1 at midnight. Music Theatre Fargo-Moorhead will provide all audience props.
“Extreme Measures: Musical Curiosities, Pranks, and Acrobatics”
Presented by the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra
October 19, 2 p.m.
The Stage at Island Park
The Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra kicks off their Chamber Music Series with“Extreme Measures: Musical Curiosities, Pranks, and Acrobatics” at The Stage at Island Park. Enjoy quirky, humorous songs played by string, brass, and woodwind musicians. The performances include work by multiple contemporary composers, including Fargo native Peter Schickele’s alter ego, P.D.Q. Bach. Tickets are $6 for students, $10 for seniors, and $12 for adults. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
“Oil in the Fields”
Presented by Andy Scholz
Opening Reception: October 17, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Artist Talk: October 19, 3 p.m.
Rourke Art Museum
German photographer Andy Scholz visited the Bakken Oil Fields in western North Dakota last year. While there, he created a series of photographs that capture the ever-changing, transient communities fueled by the oil boom. He documented Man Camps, hotels, temporary housing, and the strain on the infrastructure. His work will be on display at the Rourke Art Museum in Moorhead, with an opening reception and artist talk this weekend. Museum admission is $3 for students and seniors, $5 for adults, and free for children 12 and under.