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By SHANNON GEISEN email@example.com Armed with banjo and tambourine, local folk singer and actor Mark Bridge will perform Saturday, March 28 at the Beltrami County Historical Society’s first-ever “Night at the [History] Museum.” Bridge’s historical re-enactment will cover music from the minstrel period through the Civil War and late Victorian parlor music. “I use the banjo to stitch together the fabric of history,” he said. The fundraiser includes desserts and a silent auction of “fun experiences and vintage curiosities” at 6:45 p.m. Bridge’s music and history presentati
By shannon geisen firstname.lastname@example.org Michael Dagen officially became executive director of the Nemeth Art Center on March 1. The previous director, Meredith Lynn, resigned and accepted a position as interim...
By Shannon Geisen/ Enterprise The high school choral department, with music instructor LouAnn Dierkhising conducting, prepares for their 7 p.m. Monday, March 2 concert at the high school auditorium. Performing...
By shannon geisen email@example.com Author Karen Babine returns to childhood territory in her newly published book, “Water and What We Know: Following the Roots of a Northern Life.” Babine, a 1997 Nevis High School graduate, writes about places and experiences familiar to Hubbard County residents. Listening to loons on Third Crow Wing from a family cabin built by Babine’s grandparents, Kermit and Phyllis Kleene. Buying f
By SHANNON GEISEN firstname.lastname@example.org A new study on the health and impact of arts was released by the Minnesota Citizens for the Art last week. The “Creative Minnesota” report is the first in an ongoing series of biennial reports. MCA says it’s “the most comprehensive report ever done of the nonprofit creative sector,” reflecting a “new effort to fill the gaps in available information about Minnesota’s cultural field and to improve our understanding of its importance to our quality of life and economy. “It kicks off a new centralized, concentrated and long-term endeavor to
Snow Days festivities are fast-approaching at the Park Rapids High School. The 2015 Snow Days King and Queen will be coronated 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 23, followed by a tea party...
By shannon geisen email@example.com Bookworms are essential to the Park Rapids Area Library – especially the “Friendly” kind. For the past 35 years, book-loving community members passionate about libraries have served with the Friends of the Park Rapids Library, a volunteer, nonprofit organization. Friends are most visible during quarterly book sales, but they are busy all year long. “Besides book sales, the Friends of the Library help in countless other ways,” said librarian Jodi Schultz. “The group provides funding and volunteer help for library program for both childr
“The Dream Tree” is inspired by a Pinterest project discovered by Menahga art teacher Dawn Rossbach. The tree is “growing” outside her classroom. “It’s intended for students who finished projects early to make a leaf in a creative way of their choosing,” she explains. “They anonymously write their dream on the back of the leaf, making the tree grow a little bigger. It’s open to all students in the school.”
Menahga 8th graders created self-portraits by first preparing the paper with color, using monoprint techniques. “They then use the old technology of a VU-Graph machine to project their image and...
Grace Thomas debuted this month as American Girl 2015 “Girl of the Year.” The author of the book series is Mary Casanova from Rainier, Minn. Casanova wrote “Grace,” “Grace Stirs It Up” and “Grace Makes It Great.” The books introduce girls to an inventive, enthusiastic 9-year-old full of big ideas. Following a trip to Paris, Grace starts her own French baking business with her two best friends. “Grace is Casanova’s fourth “Girl of the Year” American Girl series of novels, joining stories about Jess, Chrissa and McKenna. “Given that I love to bake and travel, especially to France, this one