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Illuminations: an Evening of Art Through Ink, Photography, and Song

Join Andy Hall, Trey Everett & Annie Fitzgerald for an artist exhibit, reception & performance at Sweetlight Gallery on February 28th from 4:30 to 9:00pm. Annie Fitzgerald will play two sets of her original music from 6:00-6:30pm & 7:30-8pm. Prints will be available for sale. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

About Andy:
Andy Hall, owner of Sweetlight Gallery will be showcasing his most recent photographs from Autumn 2019 as well as displaying many of his most popular Landscape, Floral and Still Life images. There will also be a small selection of images from his previous exhibition The Fournet Experience. In 2019 Andy started offering “Metal Mounted” prints in addition to canvas gallery wraps and traditional paper prints. He has a number of these stunning metal mounts on display currently. Andy also teaches Beginner and Intermediate photography classes at his gallery. (www.sweetlightphoto.com)

About Trey:
Trey Everett will be showcasing his most recent work from the past 11 months. “Since March of last year I have been delving into local and international political and editorial illustration work. Working with the Crookston Times I submit an illustration each week which keeps me on my toes and has helped me hone skills of translating ideas in my head into images on paper, which can be very challenging!”

Some of Everett’s latest work also includes images for the Revised Common Lectionary Year A that runs from December 1, 2019 to November 26, 2020. For this series Everett has been working on and developing a style of pen and ink art called Neo Traditional. “It’s a bold, realistic stylized art that incorporates nature symbolism. Neo Traditional is also recognized as a tattoo style art work.” Everett will be showing a wide variety of his pen and ink artwork from past years as well. (Instagram: @treyeverettcreates)

About Annie:
Annie Fitzgerald’s music has been described as “a blend of Tori Amos’ intellectual appeal, Sarah McLachlan’s mystical charm and Edie Brickell’s baroque spirit” (Jamsphere). Honored by the Songwriters Hall of Fame as an artist to watch, Fitzgerald released her second album You & Me & the Sun on June 1st, 2018. Produced by Danny O’Brien (The Farewell Circuit, Dem Yuut), the album finds Fitzgerald joining gifted Minneapolis musicians and shaping a textured folk-pop sound mixed with the raw vitality of rock-and-roll. Since her first release In Good Time, Fitzgerald spent time a part of the NYC Indie scene, started a family, and welcomed a move back to her home state of MN and a newfound sense of space to create. You & Me & the Sun explores connection, vulnerability, love, and sparks in the span of time navigating the balance between motherhood & her life as a songwriter. (www.anniefitzgerald.com)

Mc Canna House Artist-in-Residence Applications Open

McCanna House Artist-in-Residence Application

Open to Artists in Music, Theatre, Literature, & Visual Arts


The North Dakota Museum of Art is accepting applications for the 2019 McCanna House Artist-in-residence season. Artists working in music, theatre, literature, or the visual arts are encouraged to apply. Open to artists in all stages of their career. Preference given to regional artists (North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Manitoba), with remaining availability open to all. 

The North Dakota Museum of Art presents a unique opportunity with the McCanna House Artist-in-residence program. This retreat consists of a 1920’s farmhouse and large outlying steel building in the midst of the thriving farmland of the Red River Valley of Eastern North Dakota. While the residency affords no dedicated media specific facilities at this time, the open mutable space of the house, barn and grounds affords opportunity for the creation of work in many scales. The powerfully vast physical space of the Great Plains allows the imagination to run wild, with the close proximity to large scale agriculture drawing one into the cycles of growth and harvest. Out of this open horizon emerges a peace and  presence of mind uniquely conducive to creativity and artistic shift.

Image by Kelli Nelson

THE PROGRAM The residency consists of 2 – 5 week blocks of time layered throughout the operating year. The house is open from June 1 through the end of September or early October. There will only be one artist on the property at a time, unless a group project is accepted. While there are no expectations for the artist to complete work during the residency, artists are asked only to use their time wisely, and be aware of the transformative potential of time spent there. 
Application
More Information

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until January 15, 20192019 Announcement: February 15, 2019. 

AMENITIES
*Wireless Internet
*Well lit French country-style farmhouse, detached 40 x 70 foot steel building, and large outdoor space with yards and surrounding tree lines.
*House has 3 full bedrooms, each with attached bathrooms
*New washer and dryer
*New electric stove in well appointed kitchen

*Screened in porch area with convenient BBQ
*A modest array of hand tools
*Opportunities to work with surrounding community groups
*10 miles from town of Larimore (pop.2,000), yet feels remote and private.
*35 miles from Grand Forks (pop.55,000), with its thriving art scene and good shopping/dining
*5 hours to Minneapolis and 2 hours to Winnipeg, Manitoba
*Well stocked library
*Fruit trees
*Surrounded by working fields producing soy beans, potatoes, canola, and more…
*Endless sky
*Big weather

Email Matthew Wallace with questions. 

Annie Fitzgerald to perform in Fosston March 2

Join us as we welcome Annie Fitzgerald to the Fosston Library Arts Theater on March 2 at 7:00 pm! 

General Admission tickets are $10 and can be purchased in person at Generations for Him in Fosston.  Out of town guests can purchase tickets online at www.fclaa.org (select  “Annie Fitzgerald Tickets” under the Events tab).

Annie Fitzgerald has been described by Jamsphere as “a blend of Tori Amos’ intellectual appeal, Sarah McLachlan’s mystical charm and Edie Brickell’s baroque spirit.” Honored by the Songwriters Hall of Fame as an artist to watch, Fitzgerald released her second album You & Me & the Sun on June 1st, 2018. Produced by Danny O’Brien (The Farewell Circuit, Dem Yuut), the album finds Fitzgerald joining gifted musicians and shaping a textured pop sound mixed with the raw vitality of rock-and-roll. Since her first release In Good Time, Fitzgerald spent time a part of the NYC Indie scene, started a family, and welcomed a move back to her home state of Minnesota and a newfound sense of space to create. You & Me & the Sun explores connection, vulnerability, love, and sparks in the span of time navigating the balance between motherhood & her life as a songwriter.

North Country Fiddle & Dance Community Dance November 24

Come dance to the the music of Adam Kiesling (banjo and guitar) & the O’Neils (twin fiddles)

at the North Country Fiddle and Dance Community Dance!

Calling by Jeanne O’Neil

Saturday, November 24th, 7:30 to 10:00 pm

Community Room at East Grand Forks Senior Center

538 Rhinehart Drive S.E., EGF

Bring your friends!

Sashay the set, do si do, swing your partner, promanade! It’s easy, it’s fun, join right in!

Free-will Donations at the door

For more info: northcountrydance.org.  Made possible in part by a grant provided by  the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council

North Country Fiddle and Dance Community Dance October 27

Families, singles, couples and people of all ages!

Come dance to the

Young Walser Family String Band

at

North Country Fiddle and Dance Community Dance

Saturday, October 27, 7:30 to 10:00 pm

Community Room at East Grand Forks Senior Center,

538 Rhinehart Drive S.E., EGF

Sashay the set, do si do your neighbor, all circle round in a great big ring! All dances are taught, all are easy and fun. Bring your friends!

Free-will Donations at the door. For more info visit northcountrydance.org