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Black visionary work displayed At West Acres Mall

A local visual artist is given the opportunity to put his work on display at West Acres Mall during an artist residency.

FARGO, ND (KVRR) — Franklin Ugochukwu is a Nigerian visual artist who uses his skills and imagination to share his voice and the stories of people through a single portrait. “The underlying message of my art and my work is love,” he said. Franklin says that it has been a heartwarming experience being able to connect with the public through…

Social Distancing: Turkeys Gone Wild

Plus, More Local Art Honoring Health Care Workers

  I’ve really valued my afternoon runs during this pandemic. It’s a chance to forget all the doom and gloom headlines, get some fresh air, and stay fit in a way that’s pretty easy to maintain social distancing. Unless you run across a gang of these hooligans. I see a lot of turkeys when I run, but this was the…

Metro Pays Homage to Pets at Creatively Uncorked

the studio puts on the class once a month

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — It’s the perfect opportunity to tap into your creative side while also paying homage to one of the most–beloved members of the family. Creatively Uncorked in West Fargo hosts “Paint Your Pet” one Sunday a month. Whether you have been an artist all your life or have never even picked up a paint brush, artists…

Creatively Uncorked Holds Open Studio

They have open studios in conjunction with the Red River Market

FARGO, N.D. — Creatively Uncorked holds open studio in conjunction with the Red River Market. People can pop in and paint whatever they want. They also have classes, some of which have a theme, or an instructor can teach everyone how to create one specific painting. If you want to show your furry friends some love, there are even opportunities to…

JL Beers Coaster Contest Almost Over: Last Few Days to Submit Designs

The contest gives people a chance to show their artist talents and submit it for a chance to win a sleeve of their own coasters

MOORHEAD, Minn. — For the second year, JL Beers is having their coaster contest and you only have until May 31st to submit your designs. The contest gives people a chance to show their artistic talents and submit it for a chance to win a sleeve of their own coasters. They also use them at the bar. This year is…

Some Big Names Coming to Bluestem Amphitheater This Summer

The nights of listening to music in the nice weather is closer than you may think

  FARGO, ND — The nights of listening to music in the nice weather is closer than you may think. Jade Presents is excited to announce their shows at Bluestem Amphitheater for the upcoming season. They will kick off the summer with Billy Currington on June 10th, then Nathaniel Rateliff on August 7th, Jason Mraz on August 29th and they…

“I Won’t Back Down: A Tribute to the Late Tom Petty” Concert Event in Fargo

Tickets for the tribute show are $15 in advance and $20 on the day of the show

  FARGO, ND — If you love the music of Tom Petty, you won’t want to miss a special tribute concert next month in Fargo. F-M artists are putting on “I Won’t Back Down: A Tribute to the Late Tom Petty” on Friday, February 2 at Sanctuary Events Center. Featured artists include Pat Lenertz Band, The Wicked Bees, The Human…

Country Star Jo Dee Messina Announces She’s Battling Cancer

Jo Dee Messina, whose hits include "I'm Alright" and "Bye Bye", has posted on her website that she is battling cancer.

NATIONAL — A country singer who has made many stops in our area has announced that she is battling cancer. Jo Dee Messina, whose hits include “I’m Alright” and “Bye Bye”, has posted on her website that she is battling cancer. She didn’t specify the kind of cancer but says she is “working closely with a team to explore all…

Michigan Man Stops in Fargo to Break His Own World Record

Julian Ruck will be playing the ukulele for 30 hours straight to break a second world record doing so

FARGO, ND — One Michigan man is breaking world records one ukulele chord at a time. Julian Ruck headed to the Red Raven Tavern to break one of his world records for a second time, which is having the longest ukulele performance in the world. His performance will last for 30 hours, with five minute intervals each hour. Prior to…