Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Broken Thumbs: Track and Field

By Mike Swenson 

With the Olympics starting July 27 in London, I thought we’d take a look back at one of of greatest games in the genre: Track and Field.

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A Night of Entertainment Under the Stars

By PI Staff

Full skirt cheer by Grease cast members.

Sleepy Hollow Schedule:
July 9- 13

“The Sound of Music”
July 14-20

July 21-27

“The Sound of Music”
July 28-August 1

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Capitol Shakespeare performs A Midsummer Night’s Dream

By Vicki Voskuil

The magic of capricious sprites confuses Athenian lovers in the enchanted comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, set for July 18-22 on the North Dakota Capitol grounds.

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Live Horse Racing Returns to Fargo

By PI Staff

Horse race fans and enthusi­asts will be happy to have live horse racing back in Fargo July 14 – 15 and July 21 – 22.

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Urban Harvest Continues to Grow

Every Thursday from July 12 to August 16, Bismarck’s down­town comes to life with our only all-local, open-air market. From 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. people of all ages can enjoy local arts, live music, crafts, farm fresh produce, food vendors and more.

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A Tale of Two Productions: The Princess King and Stone Soup

Dakota Stage Ltd. and Shade Tree Players are proud to present The Princess King at Dakota Stage as the next show of their summer children’s the­atre season; and Stone Soup at the Frances Leach High Prairie Arts and Science Complex.

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New Film About People of the Upper Missouri Debuting July 12

Villages of Hidatsa and Mandan Indians are preserved at the Knife River Indian Villages National Historical Site.

By The State Historical Society of North Dakota

The premiere of a new documentary film, The People of the Upper Mis­souri: The Mandans, will be shown on Thursday, July 12 at 7 p.m. at the National Energy Center of Excellence (Room 304) at Bis­marck State College.

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Art in Bloom Show at Artist Co-op

The Bismarck Downtown Artist Co-op announces its upcoming exhibit, Art In Bloom. The art was inspired by plants, flowers, gardens and other subject matter from nature. The art will be on display from June 29-July 28 at the Co-op at 222 N 4th Street. There are a variety of styles and media on display.

Art Show hours are Tuesdays and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and

Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, contact the Co-op at 202-3400 or email

Celebrate National Picnic Month

From Custer Health

July is National Picnic Month – and in our neck of the woods, this month is the perfect time for a picnic. Take advantage of the warmth and sunshine, and take your lunch outdoors, or pack a picnic for the whole family.

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