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Fargo-Moorhead Social & Word of Mouth Network
June 27, 2013
We’re taking next week off to shoot off fireworks for you because sometimes we like to get crazy like that… oh, and because ‘Merica. SOCIAL • Red River Skies--Summer Planets – Thursdays in June, 7pm, MSUM Planetarium (Bridges Hall #167, 11th Street and 7th Avenue S Moorhead). At this live planetarium show, learn to read a star map and how to recognize the summer constellations. Find out which planets are visible in the night sky and take a close look at them with the digital planetarium projector. • 14th Annual 8th Street Fine Art Show and Sale – Thurs 6/27 & Fri 6/18, 11 am – 7 pm. Davy Riverfront Memorial Park, Moorhead. There will be 40 booths of fine art and demonstrationa booths. • Scandinavian Hjemkomst Festival/Midwest Viking Festival – Fri 6/28 & Sat 6/29, Hjemkomst Center. Nordit Footprints – two full days of ethic fun! www.nordiccultureclubs.org • WWE LIVE! – Sat 6/29, 7:30 pm, FargoDome. This will be your chance to see your favorite WWE Superstars live in action like you’ve never seen them before! See WWE Superstars including: “The Celtic Warrior” Sheamus, “The Unstoppable” Ryback, “The World’s Strongest Man” Mark Henry, and many more of your favorites. I’m really pulling for Mark Henry, his name is too normal not to like him. • Bonanzaville 4th of July Celebration – No better way to spent your Independence Day! All day events from 10 am – 8 pm. The grand opening of “Up in Arms: The Role of guns in America” exhibit, 5k/10k Run, parade, BBQ picnic, games galore, horse drawn wagon rides, music and MORE! Full list here. • MSUM 4th of July Celebration – Concessions, inflatable games, bike parade, music, and FIREWORKS!! Activities going on from 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm. Full list of events here. • Dining Experience, 5 courses + 5 Wines – Fri 6/28, 6:30 pm, Square One Kitchens with Chef Tim Rosendahl. Not only do you get a 5 course meal, you will get to mosey into the kitchen and see how each course was prepared. $75. Check out the menu and register! • Sickie’s Garage Cruisin Night – 4th Thursday of every month!
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Throughout the Weekend • Straw Hat Players present “Lend Me A Tenor” – Thu 6/27-Fri 6/28, Gaede Stage, MSUM. www.mnstate.edu/strawhat Thursday June 27 • Me Without You 2013 Summer Tour – 8 pm, The Hub – House of Rock • The Blue Wailers – 8:30 pm, HoDo • Mac DeMarco with the New Instructions & Supercruiser – 9:30 pm, The Aquarium • 8th Hour – 9:30 pm, The Windbreak • Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr – 2 pm & 7:30 pm, Moorhead High School Theatre Friday June 28 • Ivan & Alyosha w/ Riesage and Eden Parker – 7 pm, The Aquarium • Contention – 9:30 pm, The Windbreak • Thompson Square – 8 pm, The Venue • Silverado – 9 pm, Cadillac Ranch • Generator – 9 pm, Lucky’s 13 • Coolers – 9 pm, O’Kelly’s • SKA Skank Redemption – 9:30 pm, Pickled Parrot • Morning After – 9 pm, Rick’s Bar Saturday June 29 • Boomtown – 9:30 pm, The Windbreak • SKA Skank Redemption – 9:30 pm, Pickled Parrot • Morning After – 9 pm, Rick’s Bar • Strange Daze – 9:30 pm, JT Cigarro Sunday June 30 • Boomtown – 9:30 pm, The Windbreak Tuesday July 1 • Killswitch Engage: Disarm The Descent Tour – 7 pm, The Venue Wednesday July 3 • Bared Naked Ladies w/Guster – Newman Outdoor Field Thursday July 4 • Copperhead Creek – 9:30 pm, The Windbreak FARGO THEATRE www.fargotheatre.org for show times • The East (PG-13) – Ellen Page and Alexander Skarsgard star in this provocative espionage thriller. An undercover operative finds herself torn between two worlds when she infiltrates an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks upon major
corporations. Also starring Brit Marling, Patricia Clarkson and Julia Ormond. www.foxsearchlight.com/theeast/ The Bling Bling (R) – From Oscar winning writer and director Sofia Coppola (Lost in Translation) comes a story inspired by actual events. A group of vapid and fameobsessed teenagers use the internet to track their favorite celebrities, break into their Hollywood mansions and steal their designer clothes and possessions. Starring Emma Watson. U.S. Bank Kids Flicks: Princess Bride – Wed 7/1, 10am & 1pm. $3 admission, $2 soda & popcorn combo.
PLAINS ART MUSEUM www.plainsart.org • Plains Art Museum announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,800 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2013. Leadership support has been provided by MetLife Foundation through Blue Star Families. • Plains Art Museum, working with partners Minnesota Museum of American Art and Arts Midwest, is showing Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison, an exhibition of 80 drawings, paintings, prints, and sculptures from an important Native American. Modern Spirit surveys the prolific career of George Morrison (1919–2000), a distinctive and wellloved artist whose works bring together concepts of abstraction, landscape, and spiritual reflection and draw from his physical and spiritual homelands—speaking to both American urban settings and to the solitude of Northern Minnesota. YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK www.fmwfchamber.com/ypn www.ndyp.net • YPN Goes To The Redhawks – Tue 7/9, 6:30pm, Newman Outdoor Field. Join the YPN as we partake in America’s favorite pastime. All seating is general admission. Please meet the group in the beer garden at 6:30 p.m. for pre-game socializing and networking. $5 YPN Members, $10 general admission. SPORTS www.fmderbygirls.com www.fmredhawks.com • FM RedHawks vs. Kansas City TBones – Fri 6/28, 7:02 pm • FM RedHawks vs. Kansas City TBones – Sat 6/29, 6:00 pm • FM RedHawks vs. Kansas City TBones – Sun 6/30, 1:00 pm • FM Derby Girls – next home bout is Sat 7/13 SHOUT OUT • To Jade Presents for bringing O.A.R. to Bluestem last night! • Have you ever thought to yourself, “I wish I could be as fun and creative and charming and peculiar and attractive and good with simple Word documents like those writers of The Fargo Beat!”? Well if you have, we may be looking for you to join our writing team. We are on the hunt for a couple people who love Fargo Moorhead, are relatively
organized, like to think they are occasionally amusing, and are willing to make our standard salary of $0. If you may be interested and would like to learn more about what to expect as a writer, please email us at email@example.com or stand at the corner of Broadway and 2nd Ave N holding a sandwich board that reads “Fargo Beat?” and if we happen to walk by, we may acknowledge you. SHAMELESS PLUG • The Red River Valley Fair is looking for volunteers. There are many opportunities available every afternoon during the fair: Help Kids with Activities, Office Assistance, Help Run Contests, Greeters, Help with Animals, Photography and many, many more!Sign up at http://www.volunteersignup.org/BM8Q7. GOOD CAUSE • Go Hawaiian for Hospice – Potato fry & pig roast, Tues 7/2, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm, Choice Financial (4501 23rd Ave S), $5 with proceeds benefitting Hospice of the Red River Valley. • Joes for GI’s – Thur 8/8, 11am – 1 pm, US Bank Plaza downtown & US Bank Service Center. Get a sloppy joe, chips, cooke & soda for $5 and all proceeds go to benefit local military support groups. • March of Dimes Black Bib Affair 2013 – Thu 9/26, 5:30 PM, Ramada Plaza & Suites. This gourmet extravaganza will feature the skills and creativity of 12 of the finest local chefs and hottest restaurants. Guests will enjoy tasting the signature dishes while experiencing the opportunity to bid on incredible, creative and unique silent auction and culinary live auction packages. Auction packages highlight fabulous cuisine, fine wine, travel and entertainment dinners, hotel stays and vacation getaways to raise funds to help North Dakota's babies. Tickets are $100 per person. Call (701) 235-5530 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. www.blackbibaffair.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 • Red River Valley Fair – 7/9-7/14 – Music includes Hairball, Hinder, Hunter Hayes, The Band Perry, & Sevendust • 7th Annual New York Kammermusiker Winds of Change Festival – Wed 7/10, Avalon Events Center. Tickets will be sold at the door. $15 for Adults, $10 for Seniors, and $5 for Students. • The Avett Brothers – Thu 7/11, The Venue (JP) • Dwight Yoakam – 7/30, Imagine Theatre at Bluestem (JP) • John Hiatt & The Combo with Holly Williams – Wed 7/31, The Fargo Theatre (JP) • Clint Black – Thu 8/29, Fargo Theatre (JP) • Jonny Lang – Tue 9/17, Fargo Theatre (JP) • Bullet for my Valentine with Black Veil Brides – Tue 10/8, The Hub (JP) FOUND ON FACEBOOK The Fargo Beat fan page – www.facebook.com/TheFargoBeat
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