For all Harry Potter fans (count me in) just imagine how it would feel to be in the Great Hall at Hogwarts, the sorting place for newcomers to the school of wizardry. Films are made every day, and what sets the Harry Potter series apart from many modern-day movies are the physical, everyday locations where the scenes were shot. Most of the places where the impactful shots were filmed, the “sorting hat scene” or the “sorcerer-stone scene,” etc., do exist. Not everything is computer-produced. Some things, including some strange and playful locations, are as real as your own home.
The Stutsman County Memorial Museum in the historic Lutz Mansion will kick off the 2013 season with an old-fashioned card party and fry bread starting at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 25.
Rock band Three Dog Night will perform live on stage at 8 p.m. June 14 at the Shooting Star Casino, Hotel & Event Center, located at 777 Casino Road in Mahnomen, Minn.RELATED CONTENT
The “What’s Happening” calendar features information on benefits, fundraisers and cultural events in the area. To list an event, call Kathy Steiner at 952-8449 or email ksteiner@ jamestownsun.com. Any admission charge or fee for events must be included. A contact name and telephone number are required for Sun questions. Rummage sales will not be published.
NEW YORK (AP) — This time "you're fired" is more than a Donald Trump catchphrase. Fox is turning the firing of real people from real jobs into prime-time entertainment starting this week.
FARGO — Spring is the season when the snow melts away and reveals what lies beneath and colors start to bloom.RELATED CONTENT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Star Trek: Into Darkness" has warped its way to a $70.6 million domestic launch from Friday to Sunday, though it's not setting any light-speed records with a debut that's lower than the studio's expectations.
CANNES, France (AP) — Little could lessen the fever-pitched excitement for "Hunger Games: Catching Fire," but heavy rain nevertheless dampened the film's lavish Cannes party.
CANNES, France (AP) — It took an international production starring a Puerto Rican and a Frenchman to bring the Native American tale "Jimmy P.: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian" to the big screen.
NEW YORK (AP) — Ratings for the "American Idol" finale plunged to a record low for the 12-year-old show.
I’ve recently returned from travels and I’m convinced that there is both a need and a benefit to public art. You ask, what’s public art? Here, I’m talking about anything that is put on display in a public location that makes a visual statement, defines the space, creates a dialog and tells a story.
Dr. Larry Woiwode and his daughter Laurel Woiwode signed their latest books at Jamestown College in the Unruh-Sheldon Lobby in April and at Alfred Dickey Library a couple of weeks ago. Both events were well-attended. It was Woiwode’s 16th book and Laurel’s first. These two events were among the first weeks of their book signings and speaking appearances in North Dakota.
Nam Sabir will speak on “The Kurdish People in Post War Iraq” at 7 p.m. today at the Barnes County Historical Society Museum in Valley City. The Kurdish people of northern Iraq are part of the largest ethnic group in the world without a country to call their own.
Students ages 3 through adults from the Top of the Stairs Dance Studio will perform their 40th annual spring dance recital at 7 p.m. Friday at the Reiland Fine Arts Center at Jamestown College.RELATED CONTENT
Cowboys, cowgirls, ranchers and farmers, western singers and poets will converge on Medora, N.D., on Memorial Day weekend to celebrate the western way of life at the 27th annual Dakota Cowboy Poetry Gathering.