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The Fargo Beat

Fargo-Moorhead Social & Word of Mouth Network

October 10, 2013
If youre going to venture out in public this weekend, itd be a good idea to wear yellow and green who knows what might happen if you dont SOCIAL Kegs & Canvas 10/10, 5 pm downtown. An artful evening of strolling, beer tasting and art viewing, wristbands are $15, for list of business and more information visit NDSU Homecoming Wear your yellow and green! Parade on 10/11, 5:30 pm downtown on Broadway followed by a pep fest downtown. Game day festivities include a 5k, tailgating, campus tours and, of course, the game NDSU vs. Missouri State, 1 pm, Fargodome Concordia Homecoming Parade, 10/12. The parade starts at 11 am on Eighth St in Moorhead Sky Zoo 10/12, 11 am, MSUM Planetarium ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT ARTSpulse Look to The Arts Partnerships 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+. Throughout the Weekend Courtneys Comedy Club 10/10, 10/11, & 10/12 with Jay Wendell Walker. Tickets are $12. Red Thu-Sat through 10/12 at 7:30 pm, Theatre B. Handing Down the Names Thu-Sat through 10/20 at 7:30 pm with a 2 pm matinee on Sunday, Askanase Auditorium at NDSU The Dining Room 10/11, 12, 17, 18 & 19 at 7:30 pm & 1/13 and 14 at 2 pm at The Stage at Island Park Thursday October 10 Old Time Jam Session 7 pm, Red Raven Espresso Parlor Tech N9ne 8 pm, Best Western Doublewood Inn Todd Sisson 8 pm, Cork and Cleaver Blitzen Trapper 9 pm, The Aquarium Dirty Word 9 pm, Windbreak Saloon

Friday October 11 Leo Kottke 8 pm, Fargo Theatre Tune in Tokyo 9 pm, The: Windbreak 8th Hour 9 pm, M & J Saloon Jake McVey 9 pm, Windbreak Saloon Rule 17 9:30 pm, JT Cigarros Scattered Hamlet 9:30 pm, The Garage Bar The Ciro and Topher Show 9:30 pm, Luckys 13 Saturday October 12 Concordia Homecoming Concert 6:30 pm, Concordia Memorial Hall Troublemakers 8:30 pm, West Fargo VFW 8th Hour 9 pm, M & J Saloon Good for Gary 9 pm, Windbreak Saloon Heavy is the Head 9 pm, The Garage Bar Q5 9 pm, Hooligans The Ciro and Topher Show 9:30 pm, Silver Dollar

Tuesday October 15 Comedy Night 9pm, Red Raven Espresso Parlor. Every Tuesday is open mic comedy night. Both professional as well as amateur comedians take the stage for 4-7min sets. Sign up starts at 8:30pm, show from 9-10 pm (or later). It is an all ages even but some material may be for mature audiences only. And its open mic so some material may be terrible too. Wednesday October 16 Vinegar Strokes 8 pm, OLearys One Mic Comedy Night 9:30 pm, Pickled Parrot FARGO THEATRE for show times Leo Kottke & Loudon Wainwright III, Friday 10/11 8:00pm - Tickets still available! 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 daughters impending departure for college. She meets Albert (James Gandolfini)a sweet, funny and like-minded man also facing an empty nest. The Fargo Theatre is offering a French Double Feature! Buy one ticket and see two fabulous French Films. Saturday & Sunday matinee feature: $6.25 (only matinee price). All other double feature tickets, $9! o Haute Cuisine (PG-13) opens Friday. This winning new dramedy tells the true story of Hortense Laborie, a passionate and talented cook working in rural obscurity until the French President recruits her at his personal chef at the Elysee

Palace. Hortense quickly learns that the corridors of power are lined with traps. In French fully subtitled. o Populaire (R) open Friday. In this effervescent homage to the romantic comedies of the 1950s, a hapless secretary peaks her boss competitive spirit when her savant-like typing skills take the take the world of competitive speed typing by storm. In French fully subtitled. NDSU Art Film Series: Louise Bourgeois! (2008) 10/14, 7:00 pm. Admission $5. This documentary takes a journey inside the world of a legend of modern art and an icon of feminism. Live on Stage PATINA Senior dance troupe straight from Norway, 10/15, 6:30 pm

PLAINS ART MUSEUM Plains Art Museum is proud to present the first major showing of acclaimed surrealist and Fargo-Moorhead native T. L. Soliens new body of work, inspired by both literary sources and historical epochs. Solien has created a powerful body of work inspired by Herman Melvilles 1851 novel, Moby-Dick and Sena Jeter Naslunds 1999 bestseller, Ahabs Wife. While numerous American artists have interpreted Melvilles novel, Solien is the first and only to also embrace its contemporary sequel in Ahabs Wife. By imagining Ahabs widow leaving the East Coast for a North Dakota homestead, Solien simultaneously explores the ambitions and incentives that drive his own artistic creativity. Organized by Plains Art Museum and accompanied by a major catalogue, this is the first full exhibition of Soliens work developed over the past 10 years. Sena Jeter Naslund, bestselling author of Ahabs Wife and other novels, will appear in Fargo on Oct. 17-19 for an authors visit hosted by Plains Art Museum and North Dakota State University (NDSU). A reception is set for 5:30 p.m., Oct. 17, at Plains Art Museum, followed by a reading at NDSU Barry Hall at 7 p.m. Zandbroz will also hold a book signing at on Oct. 18. Jeter Naslunds acclaimed 1999 novel Ahabs Wife inspired artist T. L. Solien in Toward the Setting Sun, a collection of his newest works currently on exhibit at the museum. A prominent surrealist who grew up in Fargo-Moorhead, Solien also created mixed media pieces and paintings based on the classic novel Moby-Dick by Herman Melville. Both novels are the focus of the 3.2.1 Project: Three Communities, Two Books, One Art Exhibit, a collaboration by the public libraries in Fargo, West Fargo, and Moorhead along with the museum and NDSU to encourage people throughout the region to the read the books and participate in related events.

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK YPN Networking to Business Lunch: Sell Yourself at Your Next Annual Review Tues 10/15, 11:30 am 1 pm, Ramada. We all know it takes hard work to get ahead; however, we need to make sure people know about the good work we are doing. Find out how to make your next annual review a stepping stone to your next promotion. Hear from a panel of local HR professionals as they talk about ways to track your successes at work. Register here. $20 YPN Members, $30 General Admission.

YPN New Member Social Thurs 10/24, 4 pm, Radisson Hotel. If youve been on the fence about how to make the most of your YPN membership, you wont want to skip this event! Whether you are new to YPN or youve been a member f or a while, this event is a great opportunity to build relationships with other young professionals while learning how to make the most of your YPN membership. At this event attendess will: o Hear from current members and find ways to get involved in YPN o Network with other young professionals in a relaxed environment o Market your business, products, and/or services This event is FREE, but Registration is required. YPN Happy Hour Thurs 10/24, 5:15 pm, Radisson Hotel. If you have not been to the newly remodeled Radisson Hotel Fargo you are missing out! Join the YPN for our October Happy Hour and mingle, have a drink and catch up with friends old and new! Well provide light appetizers; drinks are on your own nickel.

SPORTS Fargo Force vs. Des Moines Fri 10/11, 7 pm, Scheels Arena NDSU Football vs. Missouri State Sat 10/12, 1 pm, Fargodome Concordia vs. Bethel Sat 10/12, 1 pm, Concordia College SHOUT OUT Vote for the best of the best in Red River Valley! Voting ends at 11:45 pm Thursday! SHAMELESS PLUG The Heart of a Leader Fri 10/25, 8:30am-4pm, Dakota Medical Foundation. Have you ever thought about the kind of leader you are? Are you leading from the heart? Everyone takes their heart to work every day, but not everyone is intentional about how they use this to be the best leader possible. In this day-long workshop by The Village Business Institute, participants will explore the key characteristics successful leaders embrace and employ to become the type of leader people will want to follow. More info: 800.627.8220. Register: United Way of Cass-Clay Womens Leadership Council Luncheon - Tues, 10/29 11:00am-1:00pm. Spend the afternoon with women from across the community for shopping, networking and inspiration. Were pleased to announce that this years keynote speaker is Erin Gruwell, author of The Freedom Writers Diary-How A Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them. Register early to as spots fill quickly! Gluten Intolerance Education Conference Fri 11/1 and Sat 11/2 at Holiday Inn Fargo. Health care professionals, dieticians, dentists, celiacs, gluten intolerant individuals, family members, daycare providers and educators are all encouraged to attend. Online registration for the conference is available under events at CEUs for health care professionals will be available.

GOOD CAUSE Vendor-Licious Vendor-Crafter Show 10/13, 10 am, Doublewood Inn. This months featured charity is FM Breast Friends. This group is a breast cancer support group is free family event where you can support local charities and shop MN and ND crafters and vendors. Find Vendor-licious on Facebook. Spicy Pie will be donating $.10 per slice and $.50 per pizza to the Roger Maris Cancer Center for the month of October! Enjoy a pizza and support the Roger Maris Cancer Center. Bras on Broadway. 10/24 marks the eighth annual Bras on Broadway. Local hearts and local art come together to raise money for those in our area fighting breast cancer. Last year the event donated over $134k to the American Cancer Society. Donate a bra and a minimum of $5 by 10/20 to help create the bra garland that will decorate Broadway in downtown Fargo. Doors open at The Hotel Donaldson for Bras on Broadway at 6 pm on 10/24. Local artists donate the wearable and non-wearable bras and other pieces and they are auctioned at the event. Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes is the ADAs signature fundraising walk. The event has been taking place for more than 20 years and has raised more than $175,000,000 to Stop Diabetes! Walk day is a huge celebration of the fundraising efforts YOU put into this event. Step Out is filled with music, food, kids activities, local entertainment and most importantly, the company of hundreds of people who truly understand the impact of diabetes. Join the movement to Stop Diabetes by participating in Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes Sat 10/26, at the Scheels Arena! Registration/check-in begins at 7:30am, the opening ceremony and walk starts at 9:30am. For more info or to register, visit or call 888.DIABETES (888.342.2383)/ (701-234-0123). United Way of Cass-Clay 2nd Annual LIVE UNITED T-Shirt Day - Fri, 11/15 All Day. 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 Tshirts that day. Stay tuned for a complete list of opportunities! Order your shirts before October 11th by filling out the online order form HERE. Right now there are 50 boys waiting for a Big Brother in the Fargo-Moorhead community. What will you do? Are you ready to positively impact a child for the better, forever? Start Something . 701-451-4877

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 P!nk - Sun 10/27, Fargodome RDO Caters Taters Thu 11/7, sponsorships available. Olympic Trial Curling 11/10-11/17, Scheels Arena

Margaret Cho Sat 11/23, Fargo Theatre (JP) Justin Moore Sat 11/23, Scheels Arena.

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