Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Dish from the Diva: Unleashed

By Amber Rae Bernhardt

Back when being in Bismarck meant that I was visiting briefly from far out of state, I would make it a point to designate the Broken Oar as the specified location at which to reconnect with friends and family during my all too limited time in town. As I wouldn’t have the oppor­tunity to enjoy all the recreation and hit all the hot spots offered to me in the few short days I would carve out to be home.

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Cartoon Corner by Jim Morin

Published with permission from Jim Morin, Miami Herald.

Margaret: Story of a Teen Girl

By Todd Ford

I won’t go into how I know be­cause it might get me in trouble, potentially operatic trouble, but the lives of teenage girls are filled with drama. Reading their Face­book profiles makes daytime soaps su­perfluous. How often have you heard someone accused of being a “drama king?”

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Good News for Bad Times Ahead

By Derri Scarlett

Doomsayers abound in 2012 – everyone from the Mayans to Nostradamus to fundamen­talists seeks to assure us that the sky, indeed, is falling.

Amid all this comes an unlikely trio to offer yet another scenario, as well as the answer to surviving it. It’s all found in a nonfiction book called “Visions from Heaven: Climbing the Ladder to Spiritual Oneness.”

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History Alive! Features Yellowstone Vic Smith

Arch Ellwein entertains a crowd with his stories as Buffalo Hunter Yellowstone Vic Smith.

By the State Historical Society of North Dakota

Buffalo hunter Yel­lowstone Vic Smith will appear at the Chateau de Mores State Historic Site in Medora on August 11 and 12, 2012.

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Lambert to “Fire Up” the Civic Center

By PI Staff

Recently crowned ACM Fe­male Vocalist of the Year, Miranda Lambert, will be “On Fire” when she hits the stage on Friday, August 10 plus a spe­cial appearance by the Pistol Annies at the Bismarck Civic Center.

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Boston in Bismarck

BOSTON is coming to Bismarck on August 6 at the Bismarck Civic Center. They will treat fans to a combination of familiar music to new tunes as well. It promises to be a night of great music for fans of all ages.

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Shade Tree Players Wrap-up Season with Three Great Shows

By PI Staff

Dakota Stage Theater and Shade Tree Players are proud to present their final three plays that will run during August 2012. They are as follows

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By Todd Ford

Eva (Tilda Swinton) is working late at the travel agency when a coworker rushes into her of­fice panicked. It seems that her son Kevin’s high school is on the news. Someone is on a rampage, killing stu­dents and faculty and the police have the school surrounded.

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Cartoon Corner: Obamacare