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MOORHEAD—Exhibits at the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County often look at the events that shaped the community, forces both internal and external. A current show there offers a bit of local art history with Red River Masters: The Birth of the F-M Art Scene. "We have this really strong arts tradition here," says Markus Krueger, programming director at the HCSCC. "It didn't come out of nothing. How did it happen?"
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FARGO—Muhammad Ali was not modest, but when he called himself "The Greatest," he lived up to his nickname. As artful as he was in interviews as he was in the ring, one of his best known verbal smackdowns was leading up to "The Rumble in the Jungle" with George Foreman, in which Ali details, "How great I am." Greatness begets greatness and the boxer's words inspired a show at the Plains Art Museum. "I'm not a sports guy, but Ali is amazing," says Tim Kowalczyk.
Fargo-based events promoter Jade Presents announced the first round of the summer concert lineup at Bluestem. Country singer Billy Currington plays the amphitheater on June 10. He topped the country charts with “People are Crazy,” “Must Be Doin’ Somethin’ Right,” “Good Directions” and “That’s How Country Boys Roll”. Tickets range from $32.50 to $55 and go on sale at 11 a.m., Feb. 23.
WEST FARGO -- In 2012, in the middle of her Broadway run in “Follies,” actress Jan Maxwell was hit by a van. She was treated at the scene but refused to go to the hospital. “I’ve got to get back to the theater,” she recalled telling the paramedics. “I’ve got a show tonight.”
MOORHEAD—The gallery inside the Roland Dille Center for the Arts at Minnesota State University Moorhead usually showcases student works, but a display in the Art Annex offers a musical trip down memory lane. An often dark and disturbing memory lane in America's history. The "Songs of Resistance & Civil Rights" brings the movement's socially charged soundtrack, from 1930s blues to spirituals and gospel tunes and the R&B and soul of the 1960s, into focus.
FARGO—Billed as "'Iron Chef' meets 'Magic Mike,' " Chefs: The Sizzling Kitchen Showdown takes the stage at the Fargo Theatre on April 4. Performers are given culinary challenges and those who fail are required to remove an article of clothing. The interactive show allows the audience to vote for performers.
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FARGO—Winter still has its icy grip on the area, but things will start heating up Saturday night. That's when the Fargo Winter Blues Festival plugs in and pumps up the volume at the Baymont Inn & Suites. The wintry sister of summer's Fargo Blues Festival, this one-night-only show offers a look at some of the Festival's fave acts and previews some rising talent who could return for the main stage some summer.
FARGO—While the outcome of the Super Bowl was decisive, those who watched the big game may still be arguing about what constitutes a catch in the NFL, whether Justin Timberlake's halftime show was a gem or a joke and which commercials were hits and which were duds.