STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Movie Review: The Artist
I was afraid The Artist would be a pretentious piece of crud, partly because it had won so many awards, and partly because it was both in black-and-white and almost without sound.
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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.
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.
Iron and Wine will perform at the Fargo Theatre on Tuesday, Sept. 24.
Iron and Wine made its Nonesuch Records debut with Ghost on Ghost in the U.S. on April 16. Ghost on Ghost is the fifth release from singer-songwriter Sam Beam, using the pen name Iron and Wine. The album was produced by Beam’s longtime associate Brian Deck (Modest Mouse, Califone, Fruit Bats) and follows 2011’s Kiss Each Other Clean, which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard chart to critical acclaim.
The monthly Valley City bluegrass jam session is scheduled for 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Barnes County Museum. A free workshop on technology for strings players will begin at 4:15 pm. The jam session is free and open to the public and listeners are welcome.
The Veterans Memorial Celebration is planned at Bonanzaville from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 30. This event is held to celebrate the region’s veterans, military and their families. All activities are free and open to the entire community.
Cartooning, action painting, sewing, acting and sculpting will be on the agenda for young people at the Arts Center’s summer sessions.
“It is mind-blowingly fun, and anytime you can stimulate your artists’ brains, it opens up so many channels of creativity,” said Molly McLain, artist-in-residence with the Arts Center.
By Kari Lucin, The Jamestown Sun
, May 16, 2013
B.B. King will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Bismarck Civic Center.
Throughout the 1990s as well as the 1980s, 1970s, 1960s and 1950s, there has been only one “King of the Blues” — Riley B. King, known as B.B. King.
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.
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