Pioneer 90.1 Weekly Arts Calendar 1-15-15 through 1-25-15
Next Wednesday, January 21st at 7:00 pm, Author Ben Hylden will share his story at the Maria Lutheran Church in Kennedy, Minnesota. A Meet & Greet Free BBQ Supper will also be served at 6pm. The public is welcome to attend.
The Empire Arts Center of downtown Grand Forks presents the “Backstage Project”, featuring “The Lovely Dozen” a semi-professional troupe of belly dancers from Grand Forks. The Lovely Dozen will perform on stage on Saturday, January 24th at 8pm, at the Empire Arts Center of Grand Forks.
The Sunday Concerts in the Galleries continues at the North Dakota Museum of Art, based on the UND campus in Grand Forks, on Sunday, January 25th. Performing on-stage will be the Ragmala Dance Company from Minneapolis, Minnesota. The dancers perform ancestral and contemporary dances. Performance time is 2pm on Sunday, January 25th at the North Dakota Museum of Art, in Grand Forks.
The 2015 Red River Valley Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day will be held on Monday, January 19th at the University of Minnesota – Crookston campus, with students, faculty, and staff from UMC, Northland Community and Technical College, and the University of North Dakota. The event is free and open to the public. The observance begins at 10:30 a.m. with a Unity Walk, with a program beginning at 11:00 am 11 a.m. in Kiehle Auditorium. Following the program, followed a free lunch social will be served in UMC’s Dining Room.
“Play Day” at the Fire Hall Theater in Grand Forks will be held on Monday, January 19th from 1 until 5pm. The event will feature Hillary Kempenich who will share her Ojibwe story. The event is for children in grades 1 through 8.
The “Arctic Fever Winter Fest” is this weekend in the Twin Cities suburb of Shoreview. Most events are free and accompanied by a great bonfire!
Also this weekend, “Winter Frolic” in Pine City and a large display of “Ice Castles” in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.