Dakota Stage Ltd. is proud to present Guys and Dolls, the spectacular, swinging, colorful and magical musical classic! Conceived by a creative team of professional directors and designers, developed by advanced high school theatre students employing the crafts of voice, movement and character work and brought to life by a true collaboration of creativity and imagination, Guys and Dolls will dazzle and delight audiences with its catchy tunes, thrilling storyline and sparkling characters!
The Former Governors’ Mansion State Historic Site is hosting “Watermelon and American Folk Songs” on July 4. Located on the corner of Fourth Street and East Avenue B, Bismarck, the Mansion will be open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on July 4, with free slices of watermelon available from 1 p.m. until closing.
The public is invited to attend four free films based on Shakespeare’s plays each Tuesday in July at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, 612 E. Boulevard Ave., Bismarck. The film screenings are presented in conjunction with the "First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare" exhibit on view in the James E. Sperry Gallery July 6-31. The first film, “West Side Story,” will be shown at 10 a.m., 3 p.m., and 7 p.m. July 5 in the Russell Reid Auditorium. A discussion after the 7 p.m.
The public is invited to attend a free patriotic concert, "National Parks: Our National Treasures," performed by the West River Winds and assisted by a community chorus on Friday, July 1 at 7:30 p.m. This concert, in partnership with the State Historical Society of North Dakota, will take place at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum’s outdoor Prairie Amphitheater near the east entrance in Bismarck. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets as no seating is provided.
The State Historical Society of North Dakota, recently named North Dakota’s host for the “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare,” on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library, is pleased to announce that the First Folio exhibition will be open to the public July 6-31 at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum.
The New York Kammermusiker, a small double-reed chamber music ensemble performing classical music and theater, will perform a free concert open to the public on Tuesday, June 28, at 7 p.m. at the North Dakota Heritage Center. “Music and Theater from the Time of Shakespeare” will be performed in the Russell Reid Auditorium as part of a month-long “Shaking up Shakespeare” festival sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
The North Dakota Native American Hall of Honor committee, comprised of tribal representatives from each of the five federally recognized tribes of North Dakota, has selected the first seven recipients to be recognized in the North Dakota Native American Hall of Honor.
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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
(701) 328-7595 (Fax)
Hours of business are:
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on National Holidays