Pioneer 90.1 Arts Calendar 03/13-03/16/14
• The popular Minneapolis band, Crankshaft and the Gear Grinders, led by Alex Larson, will perform live at the El Roco Night Club in Grand Forks on Saturday, March 15th at 9:00 pm. The performance is free.
• Marion Blumenthal Lazan will share a first -hand account of her family’s life in Germany from the events preceding Kristallnacht to imprisonment in concentration camps, to liberation in April of 1945. Her presentation will be Wednesday, April 9th at 10 am at the Fisher Public School. The public is welcome to attend. Blumenthal Lazan was 11 years old when her family gained its freedom. Again, her presentation on the Holocaust will be Wednesday, April 9th at 10 am at the Fisher Public School.
• Enjoy Scandinavian Accordion Music with Chuck Gust & Sharon Myron on Sunday, March 16th at the Fire Hall Theater in downtown Grand Forks. The performance begins at 2:00 pm. With a suggested donation of $10.00, The Scandinavian music event is a fundraiser for the Fire Hall’s Brick-by-Brick repair.
• The Drama Department at Sacred Heart High School in East Grand Forks will present “Little Women” at the Sacred Heart Auditorium. Performances are Friday and Saturday, March 21st and March 22nd at 7:00 pm and Sunday, March 23rd at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $10.00 dollars for general admission and $5.00 for students. Advance tickets are available by calling 773-0877.
• The annual Spring Carnival & Slush Cup will be held on Saturday, March 15th at Giants Ridge in Biwabik, Minnesota. Biwabik is located on Minnesota’s Iron Range, northeast of Virginia, Minnesota. The theme for the 2014 festival is “Bears, Bangs and Stashes!” Enjoy outdoor food, music and fun as Biwabik says goodbye to winter, with a bash and a splash.
• The annual Fargo-Moorhead St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held on Saturday, March 15th on Broadway in downtown Fargo. The parade begins at 2:00 pm this Saturday.
• Minnesota’s Mason Jennings and Iris Dement will perform at the Fargo Theater on Friday, April 4th. Performance time is 8:00 pm. For information, call 701-239-8385.
• An art exhibit titled: Blood Memoirs – Exploring Individuality, Memory, and Culture through Portraits, will be featured on Saturday, March 15th and Sunday March 16th, at the University of Minnesota – Duluth Museum of Art. Native American and guest curator, Amber-Dawn Bear Robe, is the artist and creator of the exhibit.