Calling all acoustic musicians, poets, comedians and storytellers! This night is for you! Bring your poems, songs and jokes and share with a welcoming crowd of your neighbors and friends. Whether performing or simply enjoying the “coffee house” like atmosphere, we welcome you to be a part of our open mic night! No charge for entry, however, donations are welcome.
All works relate to the discussion of human rights or social justice.Artist who have work displayed at the festival include: photographer Kenneth Anderson’s,“Hecatomb”; graphic designer Riza Aziz’s, “Educating & Empowering Economically Challenged.
Location: The Spirit Room
Date: Monday, November 13th - Friday, January 5th
Reception and Festival Award: Saturday, November 18th
Bismarck Art & Galleries Association: Moonlight Serenade
Enjoy cocktails while you preview live and silent auction items, followed by dinner with an elegant dessert buffet. Vocal entertainment throughout the evening. Top off the evening with dancing to live music
November is Native American Heritage Month and the Fargo Public Library in partnership with the Native American Commission, Cultural Diversity Resources and the Plains Arts Museum will host the first Native American Festival and Education Series .
Friday night’s concert will feature Jubilate (3rd - 4th grade choir), Kantorei (7th – 9th grade choir), and Angelica (high school women’s choir). Saturday’s concert will showcase Bel Canto (5th – 6th grade choir) and Cantus (high school mixed choir). Each of the choirs will have the opportunity to perform a broad selection of music from their repertoire.
The concert will feature each of CDCC’s five choirs. Audience members will hear a mix of traditional Christmas music as well as some lesser known Christmas tunes that will be sure to entertain. For the finale, the choirs will combine to perform the well-know “Do You Hear What I Hear.
Will Spottedbear grew up fast and weird on the mean streets of Pittsburgh-- which has certainly provided an unusual perspective on life. Having survived inner city public schools, the Middle East, and his uncommonly eccentric family, Spottedbear credits the Air Force for developing his lethal sense of humor. After serving in the Security Forces, he left the military in 2008 to pursue a career in comedy.
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North Dakota Council on the Arts
It is our mission to promote, preserve and perpetuate the arts in North Dakota.
1600 East Century Avenue, Suite 6
Bismarck, ND 58503-0649
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Hours of business are:
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on National Holidays