The Fargo Beat

Fargo-Moorhead Social & Word of Mouth Network February 7, 2013
SOCIAL  Kiwanis Pancake Karnival – Sat 2/9 7am, Fargodome. ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Throughout the Weekend  Rocky Whatule and Jason Hadley – this weekend, Courtney’s Comedy Club. 218-287-7100 $10.  Sweet Nothing: A (Grim) Fairytale - 3 week run (10 shows) at Theatre B, Weekends 2/7-2/23 & Sun Matinee 2/17. Friday February 8  GB Leighton - 9pm, House of Rock  Helena Handbasket– 9:30pm, Sidestreet Grille & Pub  Tune In Tokyo – 9:30pm, Pickled Parrot Saturday February 9  Comedian Chad Daniels – 8pm & 10:30pm, Studio 222  13th Annual Winter Blues Festival – Doublewood Inn.  Helena Handbasket- 9:30pm, Zorbaz on the Lakez in Detroit Lakes  Tune In Tokyo – 9:30pm, Pickled Parrot Sunday February 10  Second Sunday Singer Songwriter Night – 7pm, HoDo Lounge. Hosted by Brooks West and featuring Tom Peckskamp and Riesage. FARGO THEATRE for show times OR to donate $$$ for digital  Hyde Park on Hudson (R) – Blending literate wit and drama,Bill Murray shines as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in this engaging true story. FDR readies to host the King and Queen of England for a weekend at the Roosevelt home at Hyde Park on Hudson – marking the first-ever visit of a reigning British monarch to America.  Skyfall (PG-13) - James Bond comes roaring back onto the silver screen in one of the year’s most acclaimed pictures. Bond’s loyalty is put to the ultimate test when MI6 comes under attack by a fearsome foe from M’s past.  Kids’ Flicks: Wreck It Ralph – Sat 2/9, 10am & 1pm, $3 admission, $2 soda & popcorn combo.  Classic Film Series: An Affair To Remember – Thu 2/14, 7:30pm, $8

PLAINS ART MUSEUM  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 nationallyknown 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. YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK  YPN Networking to Business Lunch: Ready For A Marathon – Tue 2/19, 11:30am-1pm, Boy Scouts of America - Northern Lights Council, 4200 19th Avenue South, Fargo. Ready to get inspired? Ready to run? Ready to get inspired AND run? Hear from Mark Knutson, director of the Fargo Marathon Inc., as he shares how he made his marathon dream become a reality. His inspiring message will leave you ready to start (or continue) training for one of the events, guaranteed. Networking to Business lunches feature a brief presentation followed by lunch, socializing and making business contacts. You will also enjoy lunch and networking. Bring your business cards! $15 YPN members | $20 Nonmembers SPORTS  MSUM Women’s BBall vs Augustana – Fri 2/8 6pm  MSUM Men’s BBall vs Augustana – Fri 2/8 8pm  MSUM Women’s BBall vs Wayne State – Sat 2/9 4pm  MSUM Men’s BBall vs Wayne State – Sat 2/9 6pm  FM Derby Girls vs Winnipeg – Sat 2/9, doors open at 6:30pm. Watch as FMDG's Furies and Banshees square off against some fast and furious skaters from the North! Two bouts and halftime play by the Valley Roller Rascals!  NDSU Women’s BBall vs Fort Wayne – Sat 2/9 7pm  The second annual Purple-N-Pucks game, sponsored by State Farm Agent Jill Henning, will be on Sat 2/16 at 7:05pm vs the Waterloo Black Hawks. The Fargo Force players will auction off their custom purple game worn jerseys following the game live with 100% of the proceeds from the auction benefiting embrace. Limited Purple-N-Pucks merchandise will be available to purchase at the game with 20% of those proceeds going back to embrace as well. SHOUT OUT  Startup Weekend Fargo – mark your calendars to attend the Sun 3/10 evening presentation and social to cap off the 54 hour weekend event of taking an idea and running with it. Register at or find more info at There are still a few spots for developers and designers who may want to participate in the weekend event.  Congrats to our friends at Fargo Beer Company for getting one step closer to brewing beer locally. Best of luck getting the new location ready and becoming a new Fargo icon.

SHAMELESS PLUG  If you're at all interested or involved in the arts in the Fargo area, I encourage you to follow ARTSpulse, a new online publication created by The Arts Partnership to provide comprehensive coverage of our community's arts and culture. The weekly email is a good option, but you can also follow them on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, or via RSS. Options: o Receive ARTSpulse in a weekly email: o Follow ARTSpulse on Facebook: o Follow ARTSpulse on Twitter: o Follow ARTSpulse on Tumblr: o Follow ARTSpulse via RSS: Questions? Email Kris Kerzman at GOOD CAUSE  13th Annual Cares for Kids Radiothon benefiting Sanford Children’s Hospital Fargo. Tune into Bob 95FM and Y94 from 6:00am-6:00pm Fri 2/8 to hear the inspiring stories of the children treated at Sanford Children’s Hospital Fargo or visit to learn how you can make a tax deductible gift to help the sick and injured children of our region!  Suits and Sticks – Thu 2/14 7pm, Scheels Arena. The night will include a meal served by the Fargo Force players and a special program with several guest speakers, including former NHL player and U.S. Olympian, Dave Christian. A portion of the proceeds from the event will be donated back to Sanford Health’s embrace program, as well as any tips given to the players at the end of the meal for their service.  MSUM’s 5th Annual Founders Scholarship Gala – Fri 2/15 5:30pm, Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom. Actor, author and motivational speaker and MSUM alum, Kevin Sorbo, best known as “Hercules” from the hit TV series, is the guest speaker. There will be mystery wine, wine tasting, dinner and dessert, silent auction, cash bar, and music by the Front Fenders. Kerstin Kealy WDAY anchor and MSUM mass communications alum is the emcee. Proceeds from the evening benefit MSUM scholarships. For more info and to register, visit  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 or mail in a check or drop it off or use a carrier pigeon. GOAL = $200,000 CURRENT RAISED = $170,791 It’s slowly creeping up there. Let’s speed up the creep.  2013 On the Move Little Black Dress for MS Luncheon – Thu 2/28, 11am Networking & Silent Auction, Noon Luncheon & Program, 1pm Auction Checkout. This year's keynote speaker is California native Ronda Giangreco, who will share her inspiring story of how the challenges we face help form the core of who we are and give us insight into our own strength. Reserve your table or seat online at Or by calling Lindsay at 800-582-5296

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  Tenth Avenue North – Sat 2/23, Fargo Theatre  Larry The Cable Guy & Bill Engvall – Fri 3/15, Fargodome  Hairball – Fri 3/15, The Venue (JP)  Bob Seger & Kid Rock – Sat 3/16, Fargodome  Tracy Morgan – Sat 3/23, Fargo Theatre (JP)  Chicago – Fri 4/26, Fargodome FOUND ON FACEBOOK The Fargo Beat fan page –  Startup Weekend Fargo –  Unglued: Craftfest (2/23) -!/events/545869918757281/  Valentine’s Day at: o Mezzaluna -!/events/269951989799106/ o Maxwells - o Rhombus Guys - BEAT’S FAVORITE TWEETS The Fargo Beat –  Startup Weekend Fargo –  Erbert & Gerberts –  Theatre B – Currently, there are 653 email addresses registered to receive The Fargo Beat. Please contact 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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