Check out some upcoming arts and entertainment events around Grand Forks – Grand Forks Herald

GRAND FORKS – The Muiderman Theater, in rural Thompson, North Dakota, is hosting a fundraising live performance occasion at 7 p.m. Friday, March 10, to assistance The Crimson River Piano Trio’s excursion to Grand Forks’ sister town, Kanuma, Japan, in Could.

The occasion is cost-free. A silent auction, including an All Seasons centerpiece, will be held to raise resources to assist the trio. Payment can be manufactured by Venmo, PayPal, dollars or verify.

Also attendees will be dealt with to handcrafted snacks and beverages.

Members of the Purple River Piano Trio are UND learners violist Yi Dong, cellist Ana Castro and pianist Eunsong Grace Kim. Their software will incorporate performs by Beethoven, Brahms and Bach a Mongolian people tune, “Swan Goose” and other compositions.

Trio members research chamber audio for a yr below the direction of Nariaki Sugiura and Simona Barbu. The students’ final undertaking is a weeklong residency in Kanuma, the place they will pay a visit to colleges to promote musical and cultural exchanges. Their routines culminate with a joint live performance with Kanuma Junior Philharmonic Orchestra.

The Muiderman Theater tackle is 1410 Elm Coulee Generate N.E., Thompson, N.D.

For extra details, contact (701) 599-2348 or electronic mail

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The Empire Arts Heart opens its Audrey Hepburn Film Collection with the screening of “My Honest Lady” at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 12.

Other Hepburn movies planned are: “Sabrina” on March 19 and “Roman Holiday” on March 26. They as well will be revealed at 2 p.m.

Introduced in 1964, “My Fair Lady” was directed by George Cukor and also stars Rex Harrison. Primarily based on a engage in, “Pygmalion,” by George Bernard Exhibit, the movie is established in 1910s London. The musical comedy-drama tells the tale of a intellectual phonetics professor who wagers that he can make a crude functioning-course female, who sells bouquets on the road, presentable to high culture.

The Audrey Hepburn Film Collection, sponsored by Harry’s Steakhouse, will be hosted by John Paul Legerski and Joe Miller. Tickets for just about every motion picture, $8, are out there on the web or at the door.

The Empire is also exhibiting “Touch of Evil,” a Northern Noir Film Sequence motion picture that was postponed from very last month, at 2 p.m. March 18. The film stars Orson Wells, Janet Leigh and Charlton Heston. There is no admission cost.

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or simply call (701) 746-5500.

Point out entities find Artist in Residency applicants

Artists of all disciplines are invited to use for the Artist in Residency application, administered by the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Section and the North Dakota Council on the Arts.

Purposes need to be submitted by April 1.

The Artist in Residency system gives artists the option to keep and operate in state parks, which present exclusive environments where they will attract inspiration, demonstrate their expertise, and invite park site visitors of all ages to hook up art with the outdoors.

Three artists will be invited to continue to be at both Turtle River Point out Park, July 14-23 Lake Metigoshe State Park, Jan. 16-23, 2024 or Lewis and Clark Point out Park, June 3-10, 2024, as part of a collaborative hard work to include arts into the point out Parks and Recreation Department’s instructional programming.

Taking part artists need to be North Dakota residents, supply a least of two onsite presentations, one particular of them becoming a arms-on workshop giving park people of all ages an option to consider out the artist’s skills, procedures and/or applications.

Artists are also needed to donate a piece of artwork symbolizing their fashion and reflecting their residency to the park’s collection.

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Northwood University student earns fifth spot in point out poetry competitiveness

Ivy Wolf, a junior at Northwood (North Dakota) General public University, positioned fifth in the 2023 Poetry Out Loud state competition held not too long ago in Bismarck.

Wolf was among the 15 learners from throughout the state who participated in the Poetry Out Loud point out finals at the North Dakota Heritage Centre.

Poetry Out Loud condition finalists for North Dakota are (from remaining) Maleah Pfeifer (4th), Northern Cass Large College Alison Hoerer (2nd), Wahpeton Higher University Gabrielle Johnson (1st), Minot Higher Faculty McKinnlee Haberman (3rd), Wyndmere High University and Ivy Wolf (5th), Northwood General public College.

Image courtesy of North Dakota Council on the Arts

The function was held in partnership with the North Dakota Council on the Arts, the Countrywide Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation.

Poetry Out Loud is a nationwide arts instruction program that encourages substantial university college students to understand about terrific poetry through memorization, functionality and competitiveness.

All contestants gained a $25 gift card, T-shirt, swag bag and a certification of participation. The initial-area winner, Gabrielle Johnson, a Minot Higher University scholar, will advance to the POL national finals in May possibly in Washington, D.C.

Guests center unveils new guidebook

Stop by Bigger Grand Forks has unveiled the 2023 Official Site visitors Manual to Bigger Grand Forks. Molly Yeh’s new eatery, Bernie’s, in East Grand Forks is showcased on the deal with and all over the guidebook, which is comprehensive of details on occasions and entertaining issues to do in the Grand Towns.

About 35,000 copies of the guideline are getting dispersed to area lodges and organizations Grand Forks International Airport UND Grand Forks Air Pressure Foundation facts and relaxation places in Minnesota and North Dakota and Canadian Car Affiliation offices in Manitoba.

The tutorial is also dispersed at trade displays and bundled in party hospitality luggage and visitor inquiry packets.

To receive a duplicate of the newest customer tutorial, contact the Guests Bureau at 800-866-4566 (toll cost-free) (701) 746-0444 or

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Community invited to Arts Council biennial assembly

The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council is inviting users of the community to its biennial strategy public assembly to begin at 3:30 p.m. March 16 around Zoom.

As a regional arts council, NWMAC is required to post a biennial approach to the Minnesota Point out Arts Board in advance of it may perhaps get condition resources.The assembly is an chance for the community to listen to what the council is organizing for the future two fiscal decades and to present feed-back, in accordance to Mara Hanel, council director.

Those fascinated in attending the conference need to ship an e mail to nwartscouncil@gmailcom or contact (218) 745-8886. At the time registered, you will acquire a exclusive link for participation.

The draft prepare is out there in a the latest put up on the council’s web page at

or it can be mailed or emailed upon ask for.