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Fargo-Moorhead Social & Word of Mouth Network
November 7, 2013
“Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes.” – Jack Handey SOCIAL Pangea: Cultivate Our Cultures – Sat 11/9, 10am-4pm, Hjemkomst Center. Food, music, dance and arts from around the world. Free. Holiday Homes of Hope tour – Sat 11/9 10am-5pm & Sun 11/10 Noon-5pm, Features several decorated homes and a Holiday Hope Boutique in the Clara Barton School gym. Tickets $20, available at Hornbachers. Benefits Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of ND. Sky Zoo – Sat 11/9, 11am, MSUM Planetarium, Bridges Hall #167, 11th St. and 7th Ave. South, Moorhead. A kid-friendly guide to the animal constellations. $5 Adults; $2.50 Children, Seniors, Tri-college students. The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County presents From Sheep to Shawl, an installation of fiber pieces illustrating the arc of fiber arts from functional to fine art, at the Hjemkomst Center, 11/1 – 12/31 with general admission. The opening reception will be Tue 11/5 from 5-8pm. Karen Aakre and Sharon Marquardt will be demonstrating working with fiber. The evening reception will be free and open to the public. ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT ARTSpulse – Look to The Arts Partnership’s ARTSpulse for daily info for what is going on and interesting in local arts & culture. Check this link to sign up for their email, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, and Google+. http://theartspartnership.net/artspulse/ Throughout the Weekend Courtney’s Comedy Club – 11/7, 11/8, & 11/9 with Ryan DeNisco and Roy Haber. Tickets are $12. www.courtneyscomedyclub.com Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody – Fri 11/8 & Sat 11/9 at 8pm, Fargo Theatre www.jadepresents.com FM Symphony: Pianovember – Sat 11/9 at 7:30pm & Sun 11/10 at 2pm, NDSU Festival Concert Hall www.fmsymphony.org Thursday November 7 Dave Ferreira Trio – 6:30pm, Maxwells Mark Proulx – 7pm, Cork and Cleaver. Since it’s a silent X, I would make it Markx Proulx. Two x’s are better than one. Three x’s are dirty though.
Heart & Soul – 8pm, HoDo Lounge October Road – 9pm, Windbreak Saloon Dueling Duo Show – 9:30pm, JT Cigarro’s Kinetix – 10pm, The Aquarium
Friday November 8 Ed Huttlin – 7pm, Basie’s at the Ramada The Coolers – 8pm, Spirits Lounge at Holiday Inn Rick Springfield – 8pm, Shooting Star Casino. Don’t talk to strangers. Dirty Word – 9pm, Windbreak Saloon Scarlet County – 9pm, Cadillac Ranch Saturday November 9 The Coolers – 8pm, Spirits Lounge at Holiday Inn The Roosters – 9pm, Windbreak Saloon Sunday November 10 Jake Shimabukuro – 7pm, Fargo Theatre www.jadepresents.com Second Sunday Singer Songwriter – 7pm, HoDo Lounge. Hosted by Darrin Wentz featuring Amanda Lynn and Anthony Chaput. Waka Flocka Flame w/Big Reeno, Charlie Mizza and YS – 8pm, The Venue The Roosters – 9pm, Windbreak Saloon. What’s the deal with all the bands on Sunday and not-so-much on a Saturday? Don’t they know I need to be in bed early on Sundays? FARGO THEATRE www.fargotheatre.org for show times Enough Said (PG-13) - Enough Said is a sharp, insightful comedy that humorously explores the mess that often comes with getting involved again. Eva (Julia Louis Dreyfus), a divorced and single parent, spends her days enjoying work as a masseuse but dreading her daughter’s impending departure for college. She meets Albert (James Gandolfini)—a sweet, funny and like-minded man also facing an empty nest. http://youtu.be/nEEJaIjF_Lo Lee Daniels’ The Butler (PG-13) - Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey star in the extraordinary true story of Cecil Gaines, a White House butler who served eight presidents during his remarkable career. http://youtu.be/9uBXH_DLxsU Jake Shimabukuro – Sun 11/10, 7pm. Ukulele virtuoso. www.jakeshimabukuro.com www.jadepresents.com Western Film Series: Unforgiven (R) – Tue 11/12, 7pm. See this great Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman & Morgan Freeman classic from 1992. http://youtu.be/XDAXGILEdro
Classic Film Series: Meet Me In St. Louis (1944) – Thu 11/14, 7:30pm. Only $5, or 40 bits as they may have said back in old St. Louis. http://youtu.be/7guqfYsG0dE
PLAINS ART MUSEUM www.plainsart.org Author talk, book signing and reception for Amy Thielen, author of The New Midwestern Table – Thu 11/7, 5:30-7pm, Café Muse at Plains Art Museum. Free and open to the public. Amy is the host of the “Heartland Table” series that debuted on Food Network this fall. Her show is based on the newly released cookbook, The New Midwestern Table: 200 Heartland Recipes, which offers a fresh take on Midwestern dishes Thielen grew up with, as well as local gems from across the region. Artist Amber Fletschock illustrated the cookbook and will also appear at the reception. YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK www.fmwfchamber.com/ypn www.ndyp.net YPN Happy Hour – Wed 11/13, 5:15-7pm, Maxwells. With the region’s largest collection of wines, a diverse selection of beers, and premium-handcrafted beverages, Maxwells is a unique destination to enjoy our October YPN Happy Hour. Catch up with friends, new and old, and hang out in one of North Dakota’s top-rated restaurants! Appetizers provided; drinks are on your own nickel. This a free event and registration is not required. Don't Leave Your Benefits on the Table - Tue 11/19, 11:30am-1pm, Ramada Plaza & Suites. Are you maximizing your benefits package at work? Are you capitalizing on your employer retirement match? What are some tips to make your benefit dollars stretch further? Hear from a panel of professionals that will explain how you can maximize your benefits and make the most of your hard earned money. $20 YPN Members, $30 General Admission. Featured Panelists: o Melissa Benda, HR Generalist, The Village Family Service Center o Matthew De Vries, Financial Advisor, Edward Jones Investments o Michelle Larson, Associate Vice President Sales, Discovery Benefits SPORTS www.fmderbygirls.com www.gobison.com www.msumdragons.com www.gocobbers.com www.fargoforce.com Olympic Trials Curling – 11/9-11/17, Scheels Arena http://2014usacurlingtrials.com/ NDSU Women’s Basketball vs Mayville State – Fri 11/8, 5pm NDSU Men’s Basketball vs Viterbo – Fri 11/8, 8pm MSUM Football vs Bemidji State University – Sat 11/9, 1pm NDSU Football vs Illinois State – Sat 11/9, 2:30pm MSUM Women’s Basketball vs Mayville State – Sat 11/9, 5pm MSUM Men’s Basketball vs Mayville State – Sat 11/9, 7pm Ugly Sweater Run (5K) – Sat 11/16, Red River Valley Fairgrounds. http://theuglysweaterrun.com/
SHOUT OUT Thanks to our new writer Carrie Carney for joining the illustrious Beat staff. It is sure nice having another writer to get into the rotation. This three writer business was really cutting into my jazzercise schedule. Exciting to see Vinyl Taco now open in downtown Fargo as well as the upcoming Sweet Burrito and Wurst Bier Hall. Can’t say we’re as excited seeing the apparent e-cigarette store opening. A big Beat welcome to Blaine and Amanda, who recently moved to Fargo from Cincinnati, to expand their business operations here. They already did something in their first two weeks here that I have not done in my 20 years here – go to the Sons of Norway! I need to do that. If you Beat readers know of others who are new to the area, you should really forward the Beat on to them and get them signed up so they can see all the things that are going on here every day. SHAMELESS PLUG The University of Mary recognizes that you are juggling many obligations — family, work, community — but you also want to earn an advanced degree. So we created programs that allow you to do them all! Plus, if you fill out an application at an information session, U-Mary will waive your application fee! Tues 11/12 Noon-1pm or 5:30-6:3pm. Lunch will be served for the Noon session. Please RSVP by noon Nov. 5 to email@example.com. 1351 Page Drive, Fargo. Get Hitched: A wedding event for the modern bride! – Fri, 11/8, 6-9pm, Plains Art Museum. Get Hitched is a wedding event with a fresh approach produced by Katie Lewis Photography. This is not the big, impersonal show you've attended in the past. Come, sip champagne and get to know amazing vendors in this intimate wedding event. Our hope is that you are able to have great conversations with our vendors and get amazing and new ideas for your wedding day! Come with your girlfriends and make a night of it! For more information check out the website www.gethitchednd.com. West Fargo High School Theatre’s upcoming production of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, featuring music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, is scheduled 11/15, 11/16, 11/22 & 11/23 at 7:30pm and 11/17 & 11/24 at 2:30pm in the West Fargo High School Theatre. www.westfargotheatre.com “Microsoft Dynamics AX Certification Preparation” courses offered through the University of Mary and Stoneridge Software. Courses start the week of November 18th in AX 2012 Project Management, AX 2012 Installation and Configuration as well as AX 2012 Development. Check out www.umary.edu/microsoftdynamics for info.
GOOD CAUSE Support the mission to encourage the adoption of children waiting for forever homes. 2013 ND Heart Gallery Gala, Thu 11/7, 5-7pm, Fargo Air Museum. Admission is free with a short program and catering by Labby’s. United Way of Cass-Clay 2nd Annual LIVE UNITED T-Shirt Day - Fri, 11/15 All Day. o Show your support of United Way by wearing your LIVE UNITED T-Shirt all day on Friday, November 15. Encourage others in your office to get involved. Businesses throughout the community will be providing incentives to individuals wearing their LIVE UNITED T-shirts that day. Stay tuned for a complete list of opportunities! Order your shirts before October 11th by filling out the online order form HERE. 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 Brian Regan – Thu 11/14, Fargo Civic Center Margaret Cho – Sat 11/23, Fargo Theatre (JP) Justin Moore – Sat 11/23, Scheels Arena Gear Daddies – Fri 11/29, The Venue (JP) Hair Ball – Fri 11/30, The Venue (JP) The Chamber’s Business After Hours – Thu 12/5, Ramada Plaza & Suites Drew Carey – Sat 12/7, Fargo Theatre (JP) Chance The Rapper – Tue 12/10, The Venue (JP) FOUND ON FACEBOOK The Fargo Beat fan page – www.facebook.com/TheFargoBeat Hot Dish Fargo – www.facebook.com/hotdishfargo Ecce Art Gallery - www.facebook.com/eccegallery Career Fargo Moorhead – www.facebook.com/careerfm BEAT’S FAVORITE TWEETS The Fargo Beat – www.twitter.com/thefargobeat Hot Dish Fargo – www.twitter.com/hotdishfargo FM Happy Hour – www.twitter.com/fmhappyhour Currently, there are 756 email addresses registered to receive The Fargo Beat. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to: Submit information for an upcoming email, share any comments, add or delete your email address to/from the distribution list.
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