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The Fargo Beat

Fargo-Moorhead Social & Word of Mouth Network

March 8, 2012
“Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” – Ferris Bueller SOCIAL  Girls Night Out – Thu 3/8, 4-9pm, Ramada Plaza & Suites. Home, beauty and fashion bazaar. $10 general admission, $30 VIP. 701-241-5419  Awakening the Night Holistic Expo – Fri 3/9, 4:30-8:30pm, Hjemkomst Center. Admission $4 - half of the proceeds donated to the Ronald McDonald House. This event is open to the public and will showcase local holistic services and products including massage, chiropractic care, reflexology, reiki and more. There will be food and beverages and door prizes. Contact Kristi Abbott at with any questions.  Saturday Burgers – Sat 3/10, 11:30am-1pm, El Zagal Shrine (1429 3rd St N, Fargo). Burger, fries, soda and toppings for $5.  2nd Annual Shriner’s Suds ‘n’ Spuds – Sat 3/10, 1-4pm, El Zagal Shrine. Sample beers from local distributors along with Granite City and Fargo Beer Company plus you can try homebrewed beer from the Prairie Homebrewing Companions. For or $20 entry fee you get to sample all those beers with your unique 2012 sampler glass and you can go to the huge potato bar to make your own loaded baked potatoes.  Taste of Home Cooking Show – Sat 3/10, 3pm, Ramada Plaza & Suites  Ice Skating Revue 2012 – Sat 3/10 at 7pm & Sun 3/11 at 2pm, Coliseum (801 17th Ave N, Fargo)  Urban Overture “Symphony 101” – Wed 3/14, 5:30-7:30pm, Studio 222. FREE event for adults ages 18-39 - come have fun and learn more about the FM Symphony Orchestra. Free wine tasting by Bernie's Wines & Liquors (must be 21), free hors d'oeuvres by Hilton Garden Inn, live performances, and the opportunity to meet other young professionals. More info at ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Through the weekend  Clue: The Musical – Thu-Sat at 7:30pm & Sun at 2pm, The Stage at Island Park –  Charlie Wiener – 3/8-3/10 -  FM Ballet: Coppelia – Fri 3/10 at 7pm & Sun 3/11 at 2pm, MSUM Hansen Theatre. Thursday March 8  Dave Ferreira Trio – 6:30-9:30pm, Maxwell’s

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Less Than Organic – 7pm, Uncorked D Mills & The Thrills – 8:30pm, HoDo Lounge 24Seven – 9:30pm, The Venue Tripwire – Windbreak Saloon

Friday March 9  Music For Hope – 6:30pm, Theatre B. See Good Cause below for list of performers.  Singer Songwriter Snocase – 7:30pm, Red Raven Espresso Parlor  Gordy Bridgeford – 7:30-10pm, The Winery  Don Williams – 8pm, Shooting Star Casino  October Road – 9pm, Cadillac Ranch at The Hub  SOL – 9:30pm, The Garage Bar  Good For Gary – Big D’s  The Fillers – Dempsey’s Public House  Tripwire – Windbreak Saloon  Fuse – Spirits Lounge at the Holiday Inn Saturday March 10  Les Muchow – 7:30-10pm, The Winery  7PM – 9pm, Hooligans  Dirty Hurlers w/ Less Than Organic – 9pm, Sidestreet Grille & Pub  DK Allstars – 9:30pm, Playmakers at The Hub  SOL – 9:30pm, The Garage Bar  Sophisticated Saturday w/DJ Nola – 10pm, Radisson Hotel (3rd Flood Ballroom), no cover.  Jeez Loueez – Chumley’s  Cherry Gun – Big D’s  Fuse – Spirits Lounge at the Holiday Inn Sunday March 11  Tom & Diane – 7:30pm, HoDo Lounge Tuesday March 13  Javier Colon – 8pm, Fargo Theatre Wednesday March 14  Cirque Dreams: Pop Goes the Rock – 7:30pm, Gate City Bank Theatre at the Fargodome. FARGO THEATRE for show times  Fargo Film Festival – through Saturday.  Thin Ice (R) – Opens Friday. Dark comedy and delirious Midwestern noir combine in this movie starring Greg Kinnear and Alan Arkin. An insurance agent looking for a way out of frigid Kenosha, WI is blackmailed by an unstable locksmith in the theft of a rare violin.

One For The Money (PG-13) – Showing Sun, Wed & Thu. Based on the bestselling book series by Janet Evanovich. Katherine Heigl (meow) stars as a born-and-bred Jersey girl who lands a job as at her cousin’s bail-bond business. Her first assignment puts her on the trail of a wanted man from her romantic past. Hugo (PG) – Showing Sun, Wed & Thu – admission only $5. Director Martin Scorsese unlocks a world of wonder in this spellbinding journey into the imagination and heart of a child. Hugo, a gifted young orphan, works to uncover his father’s final message hidden in a mysterious machine. 2001: A Space Odyssey – Thu 3/15, 7:30pm. $8

PLAINS ART MUSEUM  Artful Yoga at PAM – 8:30am, Tuesday mornings through March 27. Get an invigorating start to your day with a beginner’s yoga class in our beautiful 3rd floor space. $10, $5 for members. Drop in; no registration required. Please bring a yoga mat. YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK  Networking to Business Lunch – Tues 3/20, Uncorked, 12 Broadway N, Ste B, Fargo. The YPN is presenting a monthly event for members to grow their networks and business contacts, meet new people, and explore relevant topics and issues facing young professionals. Networking to Business (N2B) lunches will be held the third Tuesday of each month from 11:30am-1pm. Events will feature a brief presentation by an active member of the YPN, followed by lunch, socializing and making business contacts. $15 YPN members. $20 non-YPN members.  YPN Progressive Networking Luncheon – Wed 3/28, 11:30am-12:30pm, Ramada. Looking for a fun, memorable, and quick way to make business connections? Join the Young Professionals Network for their quarterly Progressive Networking Luncheon. We’ll get you connected, fed, and on your way back to work in under an hour. Dine on three courses as you move from table to table and discuss designated table topics such as, “What are some business trends you see in the FMWF community?” Organized by the YPN Professional Development Committee. $20 members, $30 non-members  YPN Happy Hour – Wed 4/11, 5:15pm, Speak Easy. Get your taxes done early and celebrate your contribution to Uncle Sam with YPN! Family owned and operated since 1977, the Speak Easy Restaurant & Lounge has been a Moorhead tradition for over 30 years. Join other young professionals as you talk about taxes, spring training, and summer vacation plans. Complimentary appetizers will be provided but drinks are on your own nickel. This is a FREE event; no registration required. SPORTS  ND Class A State Boys & Girls BBall Tournament – 3/8-3/10, Fargodome and Bison Sports Arena  Rock City Riot presents: Erin Go Brawl – Sun 3/11, 6:30pm, Skateland. This will be a no holds barred bout between the Hipcheck Murphys and the Quad Brawlers -- doors open

at 6pm and the hard hitting, hip whipping, shoulder checking action begins at 6:30 pm!! Tickets are: $10 for adults, $8 for College students w/ ID, $5 for kids 6-12, Free for kids under 6. SHOUT OUT  March issue of FM Spotlight magazine -  Congrats to the MSUM Men’s BBall team for making it to the D-II tournament. JOBS –  Red River Valley Fair is looking for a Special Events Assistant. More details at SHAMELESS PLUG  Rotary Rose Sale – preorder through 4/6 (to guarantee your color selection; otherwise orders accepted through 4/20) for 4/25 pickup or delivery. Prices range from $20-$35 per dozen based on arrangement and vase selection. Every purchase benefits Rape & Abuse Center and YWCA. GOOD CAUSE  Music For Hope: A Benefit for the Jeremiah Program – Fri 3/9, 6:30pm, Theatre B. Presented by Theatre B, Fusion and Folk and Album Corner, performers include Darrin Wentz, Sarah Morrau, Morgan Ranstrom, Rosie Sauvageau, Amanada Standalone, Mark Proulx, Diane Miller, Brian Washburn, John Janeusek and Izzy Marcil, all ages event, $10 admission.  Pay It Forward - State Bank & Trust wants to involve the entire community in paying it forward in a unique way with the $10,000 Pay It Forward: Fans’ Choice Facebook contest. Go online to nominate an organization, family or individual in need. Facebook users will vote for the winner, for a grand prize of $5,000 and five runners-up awards of $1,000 each! More details at  As a community bank that enjoys giving back, Choice Financial has selected eight organizations for a chance to win $5,000 in our Charities of Choice Facebook contest. “Like” Choice Financial on Facebook at and vote by March 30. Also, by becoming a fan of Choice Financial, you could win a $50 Visa® Gift Card! No purchase necessary. TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT  Williston Basin: Is the Boom Here to Stay? – Mon 3/19, 5:30pm, Ramada. Brief market and economic update followed by a presentation by Williston Basin financial expert, Randy Sidener of Integrity Viking Funds based out of Minot, ND. Attendees will learn about the economics behind the Williston Basin and how a person can be involved in a diversified manner via the Williston Basic/Mid-North American Stock Fund (ICPAX). Please note this is not a sales presentation but is simply meant to be an educational

platform. No cost to attend. Drinks and appetizers will be served. RSVP: Call 701-2329388 or email by 3/16. DOWN THE ROAD  Celtic Festival – 3/17, Hjemkomst Center  St. Patrick’s Day Parade – 3/17, Downtown Fargo  Jim Gaffigan – 3/19, Fargo Civic Center  Happy Harry’s Penny Sale – 4/26 FOUND ON FACEBOOK  The Fargo Beat fan page –  Choice Financial Charities of Choice –  Urban Overture - BEAT’S FAVORITE TWEETS  The Fargo Beat –  North Dakota Tourism – Currently, there are 577 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.