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Fargo-Moorhead Social & Word of Mouth Network
April 25, 2013
“Describe the perfect date.” “That’s a tough one… I would have say, April 25th, because it’s not too hot and it’s not too cold, all you need is a light jacket.” SOCIAL • 37th Annual Valley Vintage Car Show – Sat Apr 27, 10 am – 8 pm & Sun Apr 28, 10 am – 4 pm, Fargo Civic Center & Centennial Hall. • Garden Party! – Sat Apr 27, 1:30 – 4:30 pm, Rhealt Farm. Kids & parents get in the gardening mood at this pre-summer event. It’s about time to get those gardens in shape! (yay!) • 2013 Longfellow Vendor Event – Thurs Apr 25, 3:00 – 7:30 pm, Longfellow multipurpose room. From Mary Kay to Tupperware, find all your needs of beauty, health, clothing, you name it. • Midwest Mobile Summit – Sun 4/28- Mon 4/29, various locations in Downtown Fargo. This two day conference will educate the public on mobile strategy and technology (Mobile Apps, Mobile Devices, and Mobile Management). Microsoft, Apple, and other industry leaders will be sharing best practices and providing valuable information to help businesses leverage mobile to their advantage. This is the place you want to be if your team has been talking about mobile. www.midwestmobilesummit.com
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Throughout the Weekend • The Saints & Sinners Comedy Tour – this weekend is the last weekend of comedy until September 19th, Courtney’s Comedy Club. www.courtneyscomedyclub.com 218-287-7100 $12. • God of Carnage – Theatre B, weekends April 11 – May 11. www.theatreb.org
Thursday April 25 • Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome – HoDo, 8 pm, $5 cover • Kipp G & Tony the Butcher – House of Rock, 9 pm Friday April 26 • Chicago – Fargodome, 8 pm • O’Fosho & Mikel Wright & the Wrongs – The Aquarium, 8 pm • Exodus with Holy Grail – House of Rock, 9 pm
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Where’s Eddie? – Spirits Lounge at Holiday Inn, 9 pm Coolers – O’Kelly’s, 9:30 pm Boomtown – Windbreak, 9 pm – Giving away tickets to WeFest!!
Saturday April 27 • Where’s Eddie? – Spirits Lounge at Holiday Inn, 9 pm • The 4 on the Flour – House of Rock, 9 pm • Shane Martin – Windbreak, 9:30 pm Sunday April 28 • Jeff Dunham – Fargodome, 3 pm • Kinetix – HoDo, 8 pm, $5 cover • Captured! By Robots with FUP – The Aqarium, 10 pm Tuesday April 30 • Pentatonix – The Venue, 7:30 pm • Zion I with Kid-O & Blitz & Butch – The Aquarium, 9 pm Wednesday May 1 • Johnny Holm Band – The Windbreak, 9 pm Okay – where do bands come up with these names? Anyone? Anyone?
FARGO THEATRE www.fargotheatre.org for show times OR to donate $$$ for digital • The Brass Teapot (R) – Starring Juno Temple, Michael Angarano, and Stephen Park. After premiering at the Fargo Film Festival, this hilarious new comedy is back by popular demand. When a couple discovers a magical teapot that produces cash in the presence of pain, they must come to the terms with how far they are willing to go. • West of Memphis (R) – From producer Peter Jackson comes the true story behind an extraordinary and desperate fight to free three young men from prison, one under the death penalty, for horrifying murders they did not commit. • Live on Stage: The Bonobo & The Atheist – Tues, Apr 30, 7 pm – free admission. PLAINS ART MUSEUM www.plainsart.org • Andy Warhol: Creating Myth & Icon. – now through May 19. The first major solo Warhol exhibition in the Fargo-Moorhead area, Andy Warhol: Creating Myth and Icon brings to our region a nationally-known collection of Warhol prints held by Wesley and Missy Cochran of La Grange, Georgia. The collection features 36 screen prints, including two of Warhol’s last series: Cowboys and Indians and Myths, featuring legendary figures from Teddy Roosevelt, Geronimo, Custer, Annie Oakley, and John Wayne to Superman, Dracula, Mickey Mouse, and Santa Claus.
Fifteen Minutes of Fame: 17th Annual Spring Gala – Sat, May 4. Guests are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite icon - from one of Warhol’s famous subjects to an imitation of a favorite celebrity. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased at www.plaintsarts.org
YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK www.fmwfchamber.com/ypn www.ndyp.net • YPN Happy Hour – Thu 4/25, 5:15-7:30pm, Big D’s Bar & Grill. Ring in spring at the April YPN Happy Hour! Make new business contacts and catch up with old friends. Appetizers will be provided but drinks are on your own nickel. This event is FREE and registration is not required. SPORTS www.fargoforce.com www.gobison.com www.msumdragons.com www.gocobbers.com www.fmderbygirls.com • Fargo Force are moving on to the Western Conference Championship! • Fargo Force vs. Sioux Falls Stampede – Friday, Apr 26, 7:35 pm • Fargo Force vs. Sioux Falls Stampede – Saturday, Apr 27, 7:05 pm SHOUT OUT • Happy Harry’s Penny Sale starts today! SHAMELESS PLUG • Digital Media Workshop Series – April 17 – May 4, Lake Agassiz Regional Library, Moorhead. All workshops are free, but registration is required. Do you want to learn how to make a video, capture an audio story, create your own website, start a blog, or tell a story using media? Check out more details here. • 8th Annual Dragon Fire Walk for Athletics – Sat Apr 27, MSUM. The Splash Dash 5K begins at 10 am with events going on throughout the day ending with Dueling Pianos (21+) doors open at 6:30 pm in Nemzek Fieldhouse. www.dragonwalk.com for more info. • Moving Forward on Your Own – Thu 5/2, 9-11am & 1-3pm, Hilton Garden Inn Fargo. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans is hosting free educational workshops to help widows, wives and their friends better understand their financial future after the death of a spouse. The workshops will be presented by Kathleen Rehl, Ph.D., CFP®. Kathleen and her book, Moving Forward on Your Own: A Financial Guidebook for Widows, have been featured in several magazines, newspapers and journals including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger’s and USA Today—as well as on national TV and radio. The “Moving Forward on Your Own" workshops are designed to help participants understand financial “next steps,” money mishaps to avoid, and how grief can sabotage thinking and decision making. Attendees will also learn about preparations to make prior to widowhood. To register for the free workshops call Cheryl Severson at 888-2419606 or email at Cheryl.email@example.com. The reservation deadline is 4/30. Complimentary refreshments will be served during the workshops.
Once again, Microsoft Fargo is hosting a DigiGirlz camp! This 3-day camp is a great way to get girls in middle and high school interested in technology. 2013 Camp is June 1113, girls must be 13 at the time of application. DigiGirlz is free to attendees. Registration is now open. Click here for details! This is your chance for Stardom at the Red River Valley Fair – Each Thursday from April 25 – June 6th sing your heart out at Divas & Rockstars and be qualified to sing at the Red River Valley fair on the Bud Light Grandstand Stage! 4 qualifiers will move on each week and at least 3 winners will be chosen. Register by 7:45 pm with the contest beginning at 8 pm.
GOOD CAUSE • Fargo Theatre Digital Conversion – Help the theatre raise the funds they need for the required (and expensive!) digital projection conversion. Donations of any size are greatly appreciated! You may contribute via credit card or PayPal at www.fargotheatre.org or mail in a check or drop it off or use a carrier pigeon. This campaign wraps up May 1st so help out friends! GOAL = $200,000 CURRENT RAISED = $180,158 • Walk with Courage – Thurs, Apr 25, 5 pm. The Red River Children’s Advocacy Center’s 5K walk at Scheel’s Arena. Adults $25 & kids $10. • Walk to create a world free of MS – Sat, Apr 27, Scheels Arena. Registration begins at 8:30 am. You can choose to walk a 3 or 6 mile route. • Walk for Wishes – Sun, Apr 28, Scheels Arena. Get involved, change lives, have fun! Registration begins at 1 pm, walk starts at 2 pm. All proceeds benefit Make a Wish foundation of North Dakota. • 3rd Annual Simply Pink, Truly Teal Mother’s Day Breast and Ovarian Cancer 5K Run/Walk & 10K – May 11th. The race begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Detroit Lakes City Park. Join in as participants honor their mothers, sisters, aunts, grandmothers and friends who have been affected. Register before May 1st to receive the early-bird price of $20. Proceeds benefit Sanford’s embrace Cancer Survivorship Program. Visit simplypinktrulyteal.com for race deals or to register JOBS www.careerfm.com DOWN THE ROAD – for Jade Presents (JP) shows, you can find tickets at Tickets 300 located at 300 Broadway (M-F Noon-6pm), by calling 866-300-8300 or www.jadepresents.com • Trampled By Turtles – Fri 5/10, Bluestem Amphitheater (JP) • Bared Naked Ladies w/Guster – Wed 7/3, Newman Outdoor Field (JP) • The Avett Brothers – Thu 7/11, The Venue (JP) • New York Kammermusiker 7th Annual North Dakota Winds of Change Festival – 7/10, Avalon Events Center FOUND ON FACEBOOK The Fargo Beat fan page – www.facebook.com/TheFargoBeat
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