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 internet hosting a fundraising concert celebration at 7 p.m. Friday, March 10, to guidance The Red River Piano Trio’s journey to Grand Forks’ sister metropolis, Kanuma, Japan, in Could.

The event is no cost. A silent auction, such as an All Seasons centerpiece, will be held to raise funds to aid the trio. Payment can be manufactured by Venmo, PayPal, hard cash or look at.

Also friends will be treated to handcrafted treats and beverages.

Users of the Red River Piano Trio are UND pupils violist Yi Dong, cellist Ana Castro and pianist Eunsong Grace Kim. Their software will incorporate is effective by Beethoven, Brahms and Bach a Mongolian people music, “Swan Goose” and other compositions.

Trio members review chamber music for a 12 months under the way of Nariaki Sugiura and Simona Barbu. The students’ ultimate venture is a weeklong residency in Kanuma, exactly where they will pay a visit to schools to market musical and cultural exchanges. Their routines culminate with a joint concert with Kanuma Junior Philharmonic Orchestra.

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

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Empire launches Hepburn movie collection

The Empire Arts Middle opens its Audrey Hepburn Movie Series with the screening of “My Reasonable Lady” at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 12.

Other Hepburn films prepared are: “Sabrina” on March 19 and “Roman Holiday” on March 26. They also will be proven at 2 p.m.

Unveiled in 1964, “My Fair Lady” was directed by George Cukor and also stars Rex Harrison. Based on a engage in, “Pygmalion,” by George Bernard Demonstrate, the film is set in 1910s London. The musical comedy-drama tells the tale of a intellectual phonetics professor who wagers that he can make a crude working-course woman, who sells bouquets on the street, presentable to large modern society.

The Audrey Hepburn Film Series, sponsored by Harry’s Steakhouse, will be hosted by John Paul Legerski and Joe Miller. Tickets for each and every movie, $8, are obtainable on-line or at the doorway.

The Empire is also demonstrating “Touch of Evil,” a Northern Noir Movie Collection motion picture that was postponed from very last thirty day period, at 2 p.m. March 18. The movie stars Orson Wells, Janet Leigh and Charlton Heston. There is no admission charge.

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State entities look for Artist in Residency candidates

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

Purposes will have to be submitted by April 1.

The Artist in Residency method gives artists the possibility to continue to be and operate in condition parks, which supply special environments where they will attract inspiration, show their competencies, and invite park guests of all ages to connect art with the outside.

A few artists will be invited to remain at possibly Turtle River Point out Park, July 14-23 Lake Metigoshe Condition Park, Jan. 16-23, 2024 or Lewis and Clark Point out Park, June 3-10, 2024, as part of a collaborative exertion to incorporate arts into the point out Parks and Recreation Department’s educational programming.

Participating artists should be North Dakota citizens, present a minimum of two onsite shows, one particular of them staying a palms-on workshop providing park visitors of all ages an chance to try out the artist’s capabilities, strategies and/or applications.

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

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Northwood College student earns fifth location in state poetry competitiveness

Ivy Wolf, a junior at Northwood (North Dakota) Public College, placed fifth in the 2023 Poetry Out Loud condition level of competition held not long ago in Bismarck.

Wolf was amongst 15 students from all over the condition who participated in the Poetry Out Loud condition finals at the North Dakota Heritage Heart.

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

Photograph courtesy of North Dakota Council on the Arts

The occasion was held in partnership with the North Dakota Council on the Arts, the Nationwide Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Basis.

Poetry Out Loud is a national arts education and learning system that encourages large college students to understand about good poetry by way of memorization, functionality and competitors.

All contestants obtained a $25 gift card, T-shirt, swag bag and a certificate of participation. The initial-put winner, Gabrielle Johnson, a Minot Higher Faculty student, will progress to the POL nationwide finals in May in Washington, D.C.

Readers center unveils new guidebook

Check out Better Grand Forks has unveiled the 2023 Official Guests Guideline to Increased Grand Forks. Molly Yeh’s new eatery, Bernie’s, in East Grand Forks is featured on the go over and during the guidebook, which is full of data on gatherings and entertaining items to do in the Grand Metropolitan areas.

About 35,000 copies of the guidebook are becoming dispersed to community accommodations and businesses Grand Forks International Airport UND Grand Forks Air Pressure Base info and relaxation regions in Minnesota and North Dakota and Canadian Automobile Affiliation workplaces in Manitoba.

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

To acquire a copy of the newest customer guideline, speak to the People Bureau at 800-866-4566 (toll cost-free) (701) 746-0444 or

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Public invited to Arts Council biennial meeting

The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council is inviting associates of the community to its biennial program community assembly to start out at 3:30 p.m. March 16 about Zoom.

As a regional arts council, NWMAC is expected to post a biennial system to the Minnesota Condition Arts Board prior to it may perhaps acquire condition cash.The meeting is an option for the public to listen to what the council is setting up for the future two fiscal decades and to present feed-back, according to Mara Hanel, council director.

Individuals fascinated in attending the conference must deliver an email to nwartscouncil@gmailcom or simply call (218) 745-8886. When registered, you will get a exceptional link for participation.

The draft program is obtainable in a latest publish on the council’s site at

or it can be mailed or emailed upon request.