Entertainment

Sen. Franken Getting Back into Comedy with David Letterman for “Years of Living Dangerously”

The two men have teamed up with the Emmy Award-winning series "Years of Living Dangerously'' and Funny or Die to create a series of shorts in which they discuss everything from carbon emissions to Letterman's retirement beard.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Minnesota Senator Al Franken is getting back into comedy and he’s bringing retired late night talk show host David Letterman along for the ride. The two men have teamed up with the Emmy Award-winning series “Years of Living Dangerously” and Funny or Die to create a series of shorts in which they discuss everything from carbon emissions…

Birds Of A Feather: Flocking To The Annual Chicken Show

It's a clucking good time.

Festival season is at its peak here in the Red River Valley, with the Downtown Street Fair and the Red River Valley Fair kicking off over the next few days and county fairs in the works as far as the eye can see. But in Wayne, Nebraska, a spectacle that started almost 40 years ago as a children’s art festival…

Lightning Fast Sport Raises Money for Rape and Abuse Crisis Center

The high-speed sport of Roller Derby is taking people in the metro by storm

FARGO, N.D. — Fans, food and competition are bringing the crowds together.  The high speed sport of roller derby is taking people in the metro by storm. “The best part is the competition of it all. It’s totally 100 percent legit.  We’re rolling around real fast, were running into each other. We strap wheels on our feet and run into…

KVRR’s Scott Sincoff Sings National Anthem at Roller Derby

Scott was asked to sing the national anthem at the start of a roller derby bout

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead Derby Girls gave KVRR’s Scott Sincoff an opportunity he could not pass up.  As a member of the Fargo Moorhead Gay Men’s choir, Scott was asked to sing the national anthem at the start of tonight’s roller derby. Scott says that singing is his escape and it was an awesome opportunity to come together with…

LIVE: Fans Ask The Questions For Bison Illustrated

The Magazine Asks NDSU's Athletic Director Reader-Submitted Questions

  Bison Illustrated editor Joe Kerlin joins Adam Ladwig to talk about Spotlight Media’s July magazines. Bison Illustrated features questions submitted my readers for NDSU athletic director Matt Larsen, like whether or not the Bison will jump to the FBS. Fargo Monthly goes to the dogs this month. The magazine features plenty of dogs available at local shelters, and places…

Pet Connection: Meet Gibbs

A little boy with a lot of love to give.

There’s a reason why people love puppies. Gibbs came to the KVRR Morning Show to visit live in-studio with his buddy, Homeward Animal Shelter worker Heather Klefstad, and found his way right into everyone’s hearts. The nine-month-old shepherd cross was rescued from the pound with a case of non-contagious mange, and you can still see the faint marks from it…

Pet Connection: Meet Truly

A car crash broke her pelvis, but not her spirit. She's "Truly" a survivor.

This week’s Pet Connection is truly a heartwarming tale of survival. Truly, a one and a half year old black lab mix, is just out of a long confinement and recuperation after undergoing surgery to repair her pelvis, which was broken when a car ran her over. Truly spent two months on strict bed rest, immobilized to let her pelvis…

LIVE: Red River Market Kick Off For Season

Kickoff Party Set For June 27th; First Market Set For July 8th

  Simone Wai from the Red River Market joins Adam to talk about the upcoming season. The kickoff and member drive event kicks off the season on Tuesday, June 27h. The first market of the season will happen Saturday, July 8th. About 50 vendors are expected out each Saturday morning from July to October, selling locally-grown and made produce, bakery…

Volunteers Help Young Thespians Build Theater Set

Family and friends of Trollwood Performing Arts students spent the day helping with the construction and design for the play

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Volunteers in Moorhead helped young performers build sets for their opening of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Family and friends of Trollwood Performing Arts students spent the day helping with the construction and design for the play. From scenery and paint to costumes and lighting, volunteers got a hand in nearly every part of the set. To…

Doin’ It Downtown

July's got downtown hopping. Here's how to navigate all the entertainment.

July is hot this year in downtown Fargo. It marks the return of Corks and Canvas, the downtown-wide shopping and wine event, and the start of the Red River Market, with local makers, crafts and foods. It’s also the month of the annual Street Fair, one of Fargo’s biggest shopping and gathering spots for vendors and guests from all around…