North Dakota Arts and Culture Industries to Receive CARES Act Funding

The CARES Act applications will close May 18.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Arts, culture and creative industries impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for CARES Act funding. The North Dakota Council on the Arts announced a total of $371,700 is available on Monday. Organizations and nonprofits whose revenue relies heavily on admissions, ticket sales and other earned income are eligible to apply. Artists and contractors who produce art and…

Fargo Air Museum Brings Japanese Culture To The F-M Area

Tomorrow is the last day that you will be able to see the exhibition.

FARGO, N.D.- The Hina Doll exhibition was given to the Northern Plains Botanic Garden Society in 2013 by the Japanese American cultural exchange. This year, the exhibition is being displayed at the Fargo Air Museum. The display is part of a traditional celebration in Japan known as “dolls day” where they exhibit the dolls as a way to celebrate girls….

People Get Immersed in All Things German at Kulturfest

There was food, entertainment, and a market

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s styled like the many Oktoberfest celebrations held in Germany: Kulturfest is the place to be to immerse yourself in all things German. Kulturfest gives people a chance to experience German food, drink, and entertainment. The menu includes classics like bratwurst, and there’s even a selection of wines and cheeses. There’s also German market where people showcase…

International Potluck Summer Music Festival Promotes Different Cultures

Two food trucks were at the potluck

FARGO, N.D. — It’s an evening of trying new tastes and hearing new sounds, but the International Potluck Summer Music Festival is mostly about bringing people together. About a hundred people went to the event promoting different cultures. Two food trucks, Suna’s Egyptian Eatery and Adibon Ethnic Catering were there. About half a dozen bands performed. The potluck has been…

STARTALK Chinese Summer Program Ends With Closing Performance

Four dozen students took part in the three week program

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Mandarin Chinese is the most spoken language in the world. Four dozen students got to dive into the culture through the STARTALK Chinese Summer Program. Third to eighth graders showed off what they learned at a closing performance. There was everything from a ribbon dance to a skit about travel plans to children’s songs. Native Chinese teachers came…

West Fargo PD Hosts ‘All Around the World’ to Bring their Diverse Community Together

The event features food, music and entertainment from different cultural groups to promote relationship building within the community

  WEST FARGO, N.D.– The West Fargo Police Department is bringing the diverse community together for the first ever ‘All Around the World: a celebration of cultures’. The event features food, music and entertainment from different cultural groups to promote relationship building within the community. Tables from Germany, Liberia, Asia and more made authentic food for the celebration. They also…

Community Celebrates Success of Indian American Exhibit and Holi, A Festival of Colors

The exhibit has been at the Hjemkomst Center for the past six months

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation is an exhibit that’s been at the Hjemkomst Center for the past six months. The exhibit was collaboration between the Smithsonian Institute and Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County. The community is celebrating its success, as well as Holi, a festival of colors. Organizers say 10,000 people have come to…

Students Learn Traditions at Native American Youth Leadership Day

They're making medicine bags and learning about Native American culture

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Students at Community High School in West Fargo are getting a unique opportunity to learn skills from Native Americans. More than 40 students in sixth through eighth grade are participating in Native American Youth Leadership Day. The students are learning Native American practices such as making medicine bags. Event organizers say they want these kids to learn a…

Fargo Public Library Hosts Holi Celebration with Its Own Festival of Colors

Families are taking part in activities for the Indian holiday

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Public Library is giving people an opportunity to look forward to spring with an Indian celebration. Area families are taking part in activities revolving around the Indian holiday of Holi. The holiday is known as a “festival of colors” and celebrates forgiveness, friendship, and the coming of spring. Organizers say people from all cultures are encouraged…

Fashion Show Highlights Indian Culture in F-M Area

Models wore their own clothes and even walked alongside their American friends

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County and their exhibition of the Smithsonian Institute’s Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation, is giving the F-M area a taste of Indian culture. An Indian fashion show at the Hjemkomst Center showcased clothes that represent a rich history. “I want them to take away the rich cultural clothing tradition…