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October 1, 2015
Famous paintings found in the U.S. and Italy
When art pieces are discovered after years being hidden, lost, stolen or otherwise misplaced, it’s a happy time for art aficionados everywhere. Three artists’ works are now back where they belong and properly identified. Two Cezanne watercolors in Pennsylvania were found to have...
October 1, 2015 - 7:22am
September 10, 2015
First ‘Year of Shakespeare’ event tonight at UJ campus
The doors of the University of Jamestown’s Reiland Fine Arts Center open tonight for the first stage performance of its 2015-16 school year. And folks, this is a special year of celebrations. It marks 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare, and UJ plans to do justice to...
September 10, 2015 - 9:41am
September 3, 2015
Working people celebrated in art and holiday
Looking for a way to give union workers a day off between Independence Day and Thanksgiving, President Grover Cleveland in 1894 declared the first Monday in September as a federal holiday — Labor Day. That Monday would give workers a three- to four-day break that wasn’t related...
September 3, 2015 - 7:17am
August 27, 2015
Be forewarned: YUCCIES exist
School is back in session. In the weeks leading up to the first days of class, it’s normal for faculty to wonder about the freshman entering that fall, from where they come, their aspirations, and dreams. But after reading a “Thrillist” (Media Group) article last month, posted...
August 27, 2015 - 8:23am
August 20, 2015
Danish broadcast visits Bakken for oil story
Camille Bojsen Stampe from Denmark, was in the Bakken this past winter doing some first-hand reporting on the effects of the oil boom on North Dakotans. It aired May 17 and a copy of it was sent to Steven Reidburn, one of the people she interviewed. I asked to see it. Despite not...
August 20, 2015 - 7:07am
August 13, 2015
F.L. Wright’s ‘little houses’ making return in the age of ‘bigger’
In this age of “bigger everything is better,” America’s most noted architect Frank Lloyd Wright would have been the first in line to congratulate the new trend of downsizing homeowners. He was obsessed with designing tiny spaces, making them seem larger inside and making them...
August 13, 2015 - 7:54am
August 6, 2015
Cowboy Poetry Day set at the confluence
Summer’s heat is still with us and so too is the need to “chill out” and enjoy some time with family and friends before cooler months limit some activities. Making summer memories is usually near the top of our list of favorite things to do before school resumes and we have...
August 6, 2015 - 7:44am
July 30, 2015
Matcha tea transforms to art form
Hearing the word matcha on a CBS morning news program last month made me stop and actually watch the report. It is, after all, a very foreign and exclusive product that is not made in the U.S. Matcha is a fine, green, fresh-tasting powder from Camellia sinensis that is grown and...
July 30, 2015 - 7:08am
July 16, 2015
VC’s ‘Garden Pleasures’ flower show open to Jamestown exhibitors
The Prairie Rose Garden Club in Jamestown works in tandem with the state of North Dakota’s garden clubs to spread information and encourage growing for anyone interested in gardening. Members tour gardens and growers’ nurseries as well as hear from local and state experts in plant...
July 16, 2015 - 8:35am
July 2, 2015
Freedom rings in many forms in Jamestown
Independence Day arrives Saturday. Fireworks and happy celebrations have already started. The “bombs bursting in air” will be heard all across the U.S. Jamestown has unique events of its own, and one very special symbol is a beautiful and significant albino bison named White Cloud. Although...
July 2, 2015 - 7:02am
June 25, 2015
Brother’s art becomes a teaching moment
He was president of Michigan Christian College, was vice president of central Florida’s university system and preached the gospel for 30 years. He and his wife were married just shy of 60 years and reared three children. As a lifelong artist, he loved the camera, acting and singing...
June 25, 2015 - 8:19am
June 11, 2015
Sheyenne Valley Garden Club sponsors July show
There’s time yet to get horticultural specimens and flower arrangements together for a great flower show next month in Valley City. The Sheyenne Valley Garden Club of Valley City is sponsoring “Garden Pleasures,” its 31st annual standard flower show from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. July...
June 11, 2015 - 7:24am
June 4, 2015
Arts Center offers creative summer classes
As the school year comes to a summer recess in Jamestown, take time to schedule and implement a plan to keep the youngsters minds as active as their bodies. If they are not involved in an organized sport, take them to the Arts Center downtown and enroll them in an art class. It will...
June 4, 2015 - 8:18am
May 21, 2015
Mary Faith Young grabs history by the reins
Few Jamestown residents can claim to have known and met people who ran with Civil War soldiers, but Mary Faith Young can. She turns 95 a week from today — May 28. She arrived in Jamestown by train as an 11-month-old infant, brought here by her grandmother, Eva Plunkett, from the...
May 21, 2015 - 8:29am
May 14, 2015
Jamestown’s growing season wildly colorful
Way back when, when a garden for me was in Georgia, Mother’s Day was harvest time for potatoes, English peas and sweet onions. Not so here. In Jamestown, this year we had snow. North Dakota’s weather is changeable. We plant May potatoes as soon as ground can be opened, and put...
May 14, 2015 - 8:32am