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Annual Winter Showcase

Original, handcrafted pottery ~ Unique gifts for everyone. One-of-a-kind pieces masterfully created by Muddy Waters Clay Center (MWCC) studio artists.  First 50 people who come on Sunday will receive a special MWCC gift.  Come enjoy holiday treats, meet the artists, view our new studio expansion, shop for that one-of-a-kind special hand crafted gift, and enter a chance to win a door prize.

 

Muddy Waters Clay Center, 2014 13th Ave, N, Grand Forks. For more information contact 701-775-1168

Event Date: 
12/04/2015 - 1:00pm to 12/06/2015 - 4:00pm

It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

It's A Wonderful Life:  A Live Radio Play - The Fire Hall Theatre is performing this perennial favorite as a live radio play set in the 1940s. Join us as we step back in time and affirm that one person really does make a difference in the world. Directed by Marcus Woodard.  Foley Operator is David Dauphinais.  Please call 701-777-4090 for tickets.   Tickets are $12 and $10 for seniors, students and military.  Running time is just about an hour. 

Event Date: 
12/17/2015 - 7:00pm to 12/20/2015 - 4:00pm

Going Grand

Empire Arts Center - Join the Community Foundation, City of Grand Forks, Greater Grand Forks Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Public Art Commission (PAC) to celebrate community! 

5:30 pm Social / Refreshments
6:00 Forkin it Over/Public Art Grant Application 60 Sec. Pitches
6:30 Arts & Culture Master Plan, Forecast Public Art
Mayor's Vibrancy Update
Public Art Update
7:30 Mix, Mingle, Make Connections, Get involved
8:00 pm Community Foundation Grant Awards Announced

Event Date: 
12/14/2015 - 5:30pm

Sing-Along Messiah

The Grand Forks Chorales invites you to raise your voice and celebrate the holidays at Sing-Along Messiah.  Artistic Director, Dr. Joshua Bronfman, will lead the Chorales, guest instrumentalists, and audience members in the annual performance of Handel's Messiah. The Sing-Along Messiah is a performance that truly engages the community, inviting people to join the Master Chorale and Community Chorale in singing this beloved holiday classic. The powerful, inspiring music emphasizes the joy and beauty of the holiday season. Audience members can sing along to all or part of the performance.

Event Date: 
12/11/2015 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Nutcracker Extravaganza

Empire Arts Center, Friday, December 11th at 7pm and Saturday, December 12th at 2:30pm.  The North Dakota Ballet Company is pleased to present the Nutcracker Extravaganza.  Experience the excitement of the Holidays with this unique production featureing the Nutcracker land of sweets and fun blend of holiday favorites.  Sponsored by Hugo's Family Marketplace, USBank, GGF Convention and Visitors Bureau, North Dakota Council on the Arts.  Programming is supported in part by a grant from the City of Grand Forks through the North Valley Arts Council.

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Event Date: 
12/11/2015 - 7:00pm to 12/12/2015 - 5:00pm

Book Signing Celebration: Marley Kaul and Kristin Eggerling

Book Signing Celebration:  Marley Kaul and Kristin Eggerling. A cello and piano concert by Duo Cantabile follows at 6 pm.

UND faculty Nariaki Sugiura and Simona Barbu performing.  The evening is free to all.   Parking is provided compliments of the Museum. North Dakota Museum of Art, 261 Centennial Drive Stop 7305, Grand Forks, ND  58202

Event Date: 
12/07/2015 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Gabriel M. Broady MFA Exhibition

Gabriel M. Broady Lost in Thoughts MFA Exhibition, December 7, 2015 to December 10, 2015, Colonel Eugene E. Myers Art Gallery, Hughes Fine Arts Center, University of North Dakota, Gallery hours:  Monday – Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Artist Reception Tuesday, December 7, 2015 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Event Date: 
12/07/2015 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

UND Wind Ensemble

The University of North Dakota Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. James Popejoy will feature two works by acclaimed film composer John Williams. Opening the concert will be his Olympic Fanfare and Theme, composed for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. Closing the concert will be Donald Hunsberger's setting of the music from one of the most recognizable film scores every composed, Star Wars. Other works on the program include Vincent Persichetti's Symphony No. 6 and Ye Banks and Braes O'Bonnie Doon by Percy Grainger.

Event Date: 
11/30/2015 - 8:00pm

North Dakota’s Largest Professional Art Exhibition and Sale

TAG- The Art of Giving, is the largest professional art exhibition and sale in the State of North Dakota and the entire region.  You don’t want to miss this extraordinary event that raises tens of thousands of dollars each year for local charities, and supports the area’s top artists.  This year over 300 original pieces are offered for sale.   At the Altru Professional Center, 4400 S Washington, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Event Date: 
11/20/2015 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Wind Spirit Spotted Bear

Wind Spirit Spotted Bear - What the Frack?! BFA Exhibition, November 23 -25, 2015.  colonel Eugene E. Myers Art Gallery, Hughes Fine Arts Center, University of North Dakota.  Artist's reception Monday, November 23, 2015 from 4:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m.

Event Date: 
11/23/2015 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

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