Pioneer 90.1 Area Arts Calendar (3/28-3/31)

Area News and Events by GlenBraget on March 29, 2019

“Weekly Arts Calendar”
Thursday, March 28th through Sunday, March 31st
• The Grand Forks Community Theater presents “A Few Good Men”
at the Fire Hall Theater. Performances are on now, evenings, and
run through Tuesday April 2nd
• The Museum of Art in Grand Forks is sponsoring “Family Fun Day”
this Saturday the 30th, from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. The creative
event is free and open to all children and their care-givers. The
museum is located at UND in Grand Forks.
• The 2019 Basilica Block Party entertainment is set. Performers will
include Kacey Musgraves and Jason Mraz. Also, on stage
Semisonic, Ruston Kelly, Lissie and the Jayhawks. July 12th and 13th
are the dates for the live stage music at the Basilica of St. Mary in
downtown Minneapolis.
• Sunday, March 31st there’s a “Gospel Hymn Sing” at 3pm in the
Covenant Church of Lake Bronson, MN. Everyone is welcome to
• The North Dakota Ballet Company presents Wanderlust this
Saturday, March 30th at the Empire Arts Center in downtown Grand
Forks. Performance time is 7:00 pm.

Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) Update (3/26/19)

Area News and Events,Northwest MN Arts Council by GlenBraget on March 29, 2019

Guest: Mara Hanel, Executive Director of the NWMAC shared details of the NW Art Exhibit in Badger, MN, “Of the Year”
awards and the Artist Reception on March 31st. She also promoted a current exhibit at the NWMAC Gallery in the Riverwalk Center of East Grand Forks, MN that highlights fiber and rosemaling works of art.


Community Voices with Laura Stengrim (5/18/18)

Area News and Events,Community Voices with Chris Cuppett by GlenBraget on February 25, 2019

Glen Braget chats with Laura Stengrim from Visit Thief River Falls to discuss a variety of topics including:

  • Results of a recent Strategic Planning Session and Explore MN Tourism Conference
  • Info about Upcoming NW MN Tourism Conference coming up in April
  • The 2019 Visitor’s Guide
  • Announcement of the 2019 Board of Directors
  • Upcoming events
  • New Website

Glen Braget chats with Lovin Spoonful Drummer Mike Arturi (2/6/19)

Area News and Events,Best of Braget by GlenBraget on February 7, 2019

Glen Braget chat with Musician Mike Arturi, who was recently made an appearance in Thief River Falls at the public library to talk about his career in music and perform with audience members. Arturi is a lifelong professional drummer who has played with such legends as Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Del Shannon and is currently with the Lovin Spoonful. He is also the executive director and founder of Universal Music Center, a non-profit music school in Red Wing, Minnesota.

Pioneer 90.1 “Weekly Arts Calendar” for 1-17-19 through 1-20-19

Area News and Events by GlenBraget on January 17, 2019


“Weekly Arts Calendar”

Thursday, January 17th through Sunday, January 20th


18 Enjoy a free screening of the movie “Black Panther” at the Empire Arts Center in downtown Grand Forks.  The movie begins at 7:00 pm and is sponsored by the University Of North Dakota Department Of English.

19 Candlelight Ski & Snowshoe 5:30-8:30pm. Meet at Visitor Center. Snowshoes available for rent at office $6/night. Vehicle Permit Req. LB State Park —Lake Bronson.

20 Dwight Yoakam Concert at the Sanford Center in Bemidji, MN.  Showtime is 8:00 pm.

21 The 7th Annual Red River Valley Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held at the University of Minnesota – Crookston Campus.  Events begin at 10:30 with a Unity Walk and end with a free lunch and social in the Brown Dining Room at UMC.

21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day – UND and the City of Grand Forks are coming together to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with art, music and a message from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm at the UND Gorecki Alumni Center 3501 University Ave.

22 UND Art Collections Opening Reception at the Empire Arts Center in downtown Grand Forks from 4:30 PM until 6:30 PM.



February 1st Deuces Wild Dueling Pianos featuring Michael Shynes at the Sanford Center in Bemidji, MN.  Showtime is 8:00 PM.

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