The Fargo Beat
Fargo-Moorhead Social & Word of Mouth Network
April 11, 2013
Snow? Really? SOCIAL Sky Zoo – Saturdays through 5/18, 11am, MSUM Planetarium. Explore the animal constellations of the night sky and the fantastic stories that have been told about them; admission is $5, $2.50 for children 12 and younger. Opening Reception for Raytrospective: Art by Timothy Ray – Fri 4/12, 6-9pm, Ecce Art & Yoga. www.ecce216.com El Zagal Shrine Circus – 4/12-4/14, Fargodome ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Throughout the Weekend Comedian Buzz Sutherland and James Ervin Berry – this weekend, Courtney’s Comedy Club. www.courtneyscomedyclub.com 218-287-7100 $10. FM Opera’s “Marriage of Figarro” – Fri 4/12 at7:30pm & Sun 4/14 at 2pm, NDSU’s Reineke Festival Concert Hall. FMCT’s “Gypsy” – 4/12-4/13, 4/18-4/20 at 7:30pm, 4/14 & 4/21 at 2pm, Stage At Island Park. www.fmct.org Theatre B’s “God of Carnage” – Apr 11 – May 11, Thu – Sat each week, 7:30pm, & Sun. Apr 28 at 2pm. www.theatreb.org Thursday April 11 Jazz Nickel – 7pm, Basie’s at Ramada Plaza Suites IOS – 8pm, HoDo Lounge 8th Street Jazz Band – 8-10:30pm, Studio 222 The Pines with Shane Maland and Little Winter – 9pm, The Aquarium The Suit with Everything In Slow Motion – 9pm, House of Rock Friday April 12 Sawyer Brown – 7pm, Dakota Magic Casino Helena Handbasket – 9pm, House of Rock Pucker Up – 9pm, The Garage Bar Boomtown – 9pm, Cadillac Ranch. WE Fest tickets will be given away. Jeez Loueez – Spirits Lounge at Holiday Inn Tune in Tokyo – 9:30 pm, Pickled Parrot Pop Rocks – 9:30 pm, Big D’s
Saturday April 13 Machine Gun Kelly – 7pm, The Venue Noel Iverson – 7:30-10pm, The Winery Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome – 9pm, House of Rock Eighth Hour – 9pm, The Garage Bar Jeez Loueez – Spirits Lounge at Holiday Inn Tune in Tokyo – 9:30 pm, Pickled Parrot Face for Radio – 9:30 pm, Big D’s Sunday April 14 Second Sunday Singer Songwriter Night – 7:30pm, The Venue Tuesday April 16 Rodney Atkins w/Josh Thompson & Tyler Farr – 7pm, HoDo Lounge. Brooks West hosts Palmer T. Lee and Gordy Christensen. Chris Tomlin – 7pm, Fargodome Wednesday April 17 FM Symphony presents “Beethoven & Black Angels” – 8pm, The Stage At Island Park. $12 adult, $10 seniors, $6 student. www.fmsymphony.org FARGO THEATRE www.fargotheatre.org for show times OR to donate $$$ for digital Classic Film Series: Forbidden Planet – Thu 4/11, 7pm Mighty Wurlitzer organ, 7:30pm showtime. Classic 1956 sci-fi. Ginger & Rosa (R) – Opens Friday. Starring Elle Fanning, Christina Hendricks and Annette Bening. London, 1962. Two teenage girls are coming of age at the crossroads of the Cold War and the sexual revolution. As the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, their lifelong friendship is shattered by the clash of desire and determination to survive. On The Road (R) - Starring Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams, Elizabeth Moss, Kirsten Dunst and Viggo Mortensen. Based on Jack Kerouac’s beloved novel, On The Road follows three young people as they travel across the country encountering a mix of people who each impact their journey and lives indelibly. LGBT Film Festival Fundraiser: Desi’s Looking For A New Girl – Fri 4/12, 7pm. $10. Concordia College Student Film Screening – Sun 4/14, 4pm. $3. 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.
YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK www.fmwfchamber.com/ypn www.ndyp.net YPN Networking to Business Lunch: Get Your Company Healthy – Tues 4/16, 11:30am1pm. Boy Scouts of America - Northern Lights Council, 4200 19 Ave S, Fargo. Want to be the catalyst to get yourself, community and company healthier? Hear from Rory Beil, Director of the Cass Clay Healthy People Initiative, and Keely Ihry, Active in Moorhead Project Manager. They will provide ideas on what your company and its employees can do to improve the health of our communities. The goal behind the initiative is to increase the conversation around healthy eating and active living and to make the “healthy choices the easy choices” in the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo community. Networking to Business lunches are held monthly and feature a brief presentation followed by lunch, socializing and making business contacts. Cost to attend is $15 for YPN members and $20 for general admission. Register at www.FMWFChamber.com. Find Your Strengths Through StrengthsFinder – Thu 4/25, 11:30am-1pm, Courtyard by Marriott. Do you do what you do best every day? Find out at this StrengthsFinder training for the Young Professionals Network. StrengthsFinder is an assessment tool that has helped millions of people around the world discover their strengths. The goal of the training is to engage attendees in a global conversation about StrengthsFinder. Please note: Attendees will need to take a 20-30 minute online assessment prior to the training. The code to take the online assessment will be provided after registration. Attendees will receive a copy of the book, StrengthsFinder 2.0. Cost to attend is $25 for YPN members and $25 for general admission. 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 vs Sioux City Musketeers – Fri 4/12, 7:35pm Fargo Force vs Sioux City Musketeers – Sat 4/13, 7:05pm. Fan Appreciation Night. Last regular season game. The Force have locked up home ice for the first round of the playoffs. o Game 1 – Wed 4/17 at 7:05pm o Game 2 – Fri 4/19 at 7:35pm o Game 5 (if necessary) – Wed 4/24 at 7:05pm SHOUT OUT The Women@Microsoft group has $ to give away! If you know a female college student, who is enrolled in a computer science discipline at a ND, SD, or MN university, please share this scholarship application. Click here.
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. Cultivate.you – Fri 4/26, 10am-Noon, Fargo Theatre. This event will feature two global leaders in the entrepreneurship community – Forbes Publisher and North Dakotan Rich Karlgaard and Atlassian Co-Founder and Co-CEO Mike Cannon Brookes. Rich and Mike will share their experience of entrepreneurship and innovation as well as their ideas for the future. FREE – get your ticket at http://arthurventures.eventbrite.com/#. 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 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! GOOD CAUSE Rotary Rose Sale - Fargo-Moorhead AM Rotary Club is holding their annual rose sale. Surprise someone special for Administrative Professionals day while while supporting local charities. $5 of each order will suport YWCA, Rape & Abuse Crisis Center, Rebuilding Together or TNT Kids Fitness. Roses will be delivered for free by Rotarians on 4/24 to locations in the Fargo-Moorhead & West Fargo area. Order online through Fri 4/19! www.RotaryRoseSale.com Fargo Theatre Digital Conversion – It’s crunch time folks for the theatre to get their digital conversion taken care of, as available “non-digital” films has greatly diminished.
They have about $20,000 more to go. 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. GOAL = $200,000 CURRENT RAISED = $179,583 Sweet Miracles – Friday, 4/19, 7 pm. Hosted by the Courtyard by Marriot Moorhead, this event benefits the Children’s Miracle Network at Sanford Children’s Hospital. Enjoy wine tasting, silent auction, hors d’oeuvres, entertainment, and a free Reidel crystal wine glass. Tickets at $40 by calling the Courtyard by Marriot at 218-284-1000.
JOBS www.careerfm.com Free workshop for anyone who is unemployed. Have you got GAME? (Goals, Attitude, Motivation, Excellence). Tuesday, April 16th 9 am – 11 am presented by Rick Holmberg & Teresa Lewis. Registration required: http://www.teresainspires.com/event/have-yougot-game/ 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 Maria Bamford – Fri 4/19, Fargo Theatre (JP) Happy Harry’s Penny Sale – Thu 4/25 Chicago – Fri 4/26, Fargodome Jeff Dunham – Sun 4/28, Fargodome 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) FOUND ON FACEBOOK The Fargo Beat fan page – www.facebook.com/TheFargoBeat Classic Film Series: Forbidden Planet (4/11) www.facebook.com/events/520253954684334/ Kilbourne Group - www.facebook.com/kilbournegroup ARTSpulse - www.facebook.com/ARTSpulse BEAT’S FAVORITE TWEETS The Fargo Beat – www.twitter.com/thefargobeat Fargo Force – www.twitter.com/fargoforce The Hub Fargo – www.twitter.com/hubfargo Currently, there are 672 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.