Category Archives: Art

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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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

Belle Project Bringing Andra Suchy Home

Andra Suchy will be return­ing to Bismarck, Wednesday May 23, to perform at the Belle Mehus Auditorium.

Coming off a very successful 2011, this year marks the release of her new album “Little Heart” on Red House Records, which brings her sense of songwriting to a head. Af­ter playing with Prairie Home Companion and countless shows through­out Minneapo­lis, she’s main­tained her family roots and continues to steam ahead in her career.

The show will be presented by the Belle Project, a grass roots music or­ganization helping to bring regional musicians to the stage. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 day of show. Doors open at 7 p.m.


“Blessed Assurance” Coming to Bismarck in May

Dakota Stage Ltd. is pleased to welcome North Dakota State University Associate Professor of Acting, Hardy Koenig, in the original one man show “Blessed Assurance” by Steve Willis and Allan Gurganus.

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Northern Plains Dance Presents Cinderella


Northern Plains Dance will present Cinderella at the Belle Mehus City Audito­rium in Bismarck Saturday, May 19 at 2:30 and 7:30 and Sunday, May 20 at 2:30. A great show for fami­lies, Cinderella features more than 70 performers from the Northern Plains Dance Academy. Cinderel­la is certain to please all ages with elaborate costumes and original choreography.

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Civic Center STOMPing Grounds

STOMP is explosive, pro­vocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has gar­nered an armful of awards and rave reviews, and has appeared on numerous na­tional television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps-to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms.

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ArtsQuest Coming Up at Bismarck State College

The BSC Arts and Communi­cations Department sponsors ArtsQuest each school year. It is an annual celebration of music, art, theater, film and literature. ArtsQuest highlights the talents of BSC students and brings performances and presentations by renowned guest artists to campus and venues throughout the community

All ArtsQuest events are open to the public, and most are presented at no charge. Below is a schedule of Arts­Quest 2012 events as well as the head­line performances. For more informa­tion go to

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Celebrate Youth Art Month

Celebrate Youth Art Month at Bismarck Dowtown Art­ists Cooperative.

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A Concrete Poem

This is a concrete poem made by Wyatt LaRoque, Liberal Arts and Leadership student at United Tribes Technical College. Wyatt is a student in Readings in Native American Lit­erature taught by Brian Palecek. He is an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa. Wyatt used words from the Dine (Navajo) language. In a concrete poem, words are arranged to express the meaning of the poem. Continue reading