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INDIEWATCH: Truth is stranger than fiction in ‘The Bling Ring’
The Bling Ring is writer/director Sofia Coppolas latest film about burglaries that took place in 2008 and 2009 in the Hollywood Hills. The films opening credits are smeared with shots of celebrities, ...
10/28/13 at 12:35 PM INDIEWATCH: 'Trick 'r Treat' a campy throwback to 'Tales from the Crypt' 10/17/13 at 8:58 PM
INDIEWATCH: Chastain a tour de force in ‘Jolene’ 10/10/13 at 1:48 PM
Week 8 Awesome Authors
Awesome Authors is a summer school creative writing class offered, by the Grand Forks Public School District. Laura Knox teaches the class, for students in Kindergarten through Second Grade. Class mem...
9/16/13 at 11:07 AM Week 7 Awesome Authors 9/9/13 at 9:46 AM
Week 6 Awesome Authors 9/3/13 at 8:54 AM
The Latest Religious Darling in the Media: The Muslim Writing about Jesus
By now, many or most have heard of Reza Aslan's book Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. A rather strange interview on FOX didn't hurt and of course NPR had an interview with him. For the...
8/7/13 at 11:01 AM
Review: Everyone's in on the joke at Gaffigan show
Jim Gaffigan took a diverse crowd tonight and made it do the same thing: laugh. A lot. The comedian performed to the approval of 1,991 spectators ranging from preteen to the most senior of citizen...
7/26/13 at 10:08 PM
Book Review: A Drowned Maiden's Hair
Laura Amy Schlitz has written a fantastic book, though I'm honestly not sure what makes "A Drowned Maiden's Hair" a "young adult" book. I suppose the story of slightly-bratty, lonely Maud, an impover...
7/16/13 at 10:00 AM Music Review: Modern Vampires of the City 7/15/13 at 4:03 PM
Movie Review: The Artist 3/17/13 at 4:56 PM
Code Name Verity
Earlier this week one of the Minnesota History Players, Virginia Mae Hope, visited the library. The actress from the Minnesota Historical Society shared the story of this Minnesota native who served...
3/13/13 at 5:00 PM Book Review - Young House Love 2/20/13 at 3:38 PM
The Perks of Being a Wallflower: Reviewed by OWHG
Editor's note: Out of Work Hockey Guy has had some spare time on his hands. That, coupled with his love of movies, moved him to write a guest blog for The Tales. I was pleasantly surprised when I rece...
2/27/13 at 10:41 AM Big Day Tomorrow On The Tales 2/26/13 at 10:20 AM
Side Effects: Reviewed 2/15/13 at 1:06 PM
The Long-Shining Waters
The Long-Shining Waters by Danielle Sosin is our next book review. This is a request from one of our readers, Jane Levenson...thank you Jane for your comment. Taken from the front inside cover: Fri...
9/10/11 at 10:24 AM Shadow Tag Complete Review 8/27/11 at 8:49 PM
Shadow Tag Part I 8/18/11 at 9:05 PM
Cafe Aladdin could use a few wishes
BY JOHN ENGER firstname.lastname@example.org Cafe Aladdin is pretty much about the gyro. Its not about the ambiance or the eclectic clientele. Its not (to use some pretentious wine critic terminology) a full...
5/7/11 at 12:58 PM Habib Cuisine serves a taste of African-Mediterranean food to Fargo 3/15/11 at 9:42 PM
Old Navy Acting Brand New
Clothing retailer Old Navy is acting anything but old. Their new ad campaign partners with the song-identifying app Shazam to merge their television advertising with mobile and their website, with ve...
4/8/11 at 8:16 AM
Let me start off by saying that I am not a film expert by ANY definition. I mean, I love romantic comedies. Not all of them, but that's my preference. I also like historical (usually British) films an...
1/31/11 at 4:28 PM
Spirit Room Gallery Offers Art for All
A commentary Photos by Amita Manandhar Exploring the inner child Gallery two of the Spirit Room on Broadway has fewer art but is the more intense display exhibited with Mandal Mertz's Heaps of Hu...
10/21/10 at 8:00 AM
Food Fight: Subway vs. Subway
We've got a bit of sibling rivalry this week as we're pitting Jamestown's two Subway restaurants against each other. We've got the Subway at the intersection of 10th Street and Seventh Avenue Sou...
5/10/10 at 2:47 AM Food Fight: McDonald's 4/12/10 at 2:30 AM
Check out 'Reel Quickies' 3/26/10 at 2:30 AM
The Crimson Creek Players production of "Hair" opens tonight at the Empire Arts Center in Grand Forks. It runs through Saturday and then August 11 - 15. There was a preview for media ...
8/4/09 at 1:30 AM