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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

North Country Fiddle & Dance Community Dance Series Fall 2018

North Country Fiddle and Dance Community Dance Series Fall 2018

Fall dances will be held in the Community Room of the East Grand Forks Senior Center

538 Rhinehart Dr. S.E., East Grand Forks, MN

All dances are 7:30 to 10:00 pm

Saturday, September 29th – with music by Bill Cagley and friends, (Minneapolis, MN). Caller Jeanne O’Neil, (East Grand Forks, MN)

Saturday, October 27th – with music by the Young Walser Family Band (Minneapolis, MN ). Callers Bob Walser, Julie Young and Jeanne O’Neil

Saturday, November 24th – with music by the O’Neil Family Band (EGF). Caller Jeanne O’Neil

Long-ways reels, simple squares, whole circle mixers, New England contras and more, are all danced to live fiddle music performed by local and regional dance musicians. All dances are taught and are easy to learn. All are welcome, including singles, couples, and families.

Bring your Friends!!

Donations at the door

For a current schedule of community dances and much more information: northcountrydance.org.

Roseau Concert Nights at the Gazebo

Enjoy an evening of outdoor entertainment with concert nights at the Gazebo in Roseau this summer on Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 pm. Bring your lawn chair and listen to music on the banks of the Roseau River. In the event of rain, all concerts will be held at the Roseau School Theater. Here’s the schedule:

June 14 Dariann Leigh

Dariann Leigh, a small town girl with a big voice, and even bigger dreams. Singing since she could talk. Her small town roots show in her natural, and raw performances.  Hot dogs, chips and cookies served by Moe and Messiah Youth Group. 

June 21 Paul Wilson and Mary Abendroth

Enjoy these Scandinavian Folk Musicians Paul Wilson and Mary Abendroth. Midsummer Celebration with Scandinavian treats served by Sons of Norway. Funding provided by Minnesota’s Legacy Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

June 28 The Jensen Sisters

Two free-spirited singer/songwriters with a passion for country music with a Little Rock n roll sound.  Roseau Lions will be serving burgers.

July 12 Gabby June

Root beer floats served by the Roseau Area Community Fund.

 

July 26 Kari and Billy

Whether performing on a big stage or simply playing to friends and family around a campfire, Kari and Billy are seeking to bring back the simplicity and wholesome feel of great melodies and relatable lyrics.

 

 

 

August 2  The Overtones

The Overtones are a quartet – they have been singing together for over 30 years. Burgers served by the Roseau Lions.

August 9 Jesse Bean

August 16 Jordynn Johnsrud

August 23 The WoodPicks

Join the end of the summer concert series with the unique talents of the five member band, The WoodPicks Their enjoyable stage show incorporates strong harmonies and musical style that features their own arrangements of original music and old favorites.

The WoodPicks have been fortunate to share the stage with such great acts as the Grascals, Monroe Crossing, Dailey and Vincent, actor/singer Ned Beatty, JD Crowe, John Cowan, High Plains Tradition and Special Consensus. Food will be served by Roseau ALS.

Funding provided by Minnesota’s Legacy Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

Don’t forget your lawn chair or blankets!

For more information contact roseaupromotions@mncable.net

2018 Arts Expo

The 2018 Arts Expo

Thank you for attending and for the many representatives of all the arts organizations that spent their day with us

Arts Expo. The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council hosted an Arts Expo on Saturday, April 28 at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls. The event included presentations from representatives from a variety of arts organizations. These representatives staffed tables to meet with attendees, answer questions and provide information about their organizations and services. The NW Art Exhibit was open during the Expo.

NWMAC Board Member Elizabeth Rockstad greeted guests at the Arts Expo and Art Exhibit Reception

Before the Expo opened, Craig Dunn of VSA Minnesota gave a presentation for artists with disabilities, arts leaders, or other organizations trying to provide access to people with disabilities. He was also available during the Expo to answer any questions. Vsamn.org

VSA Exec Director Craig Dunn

 

Organizations at the Arts Expo and their representatives included this amazing line-up

MCA (Minnesota Citizens for the Arts): Sheila Smith, Executive Director

Travis Hanel speaks with MCA Director Sheila Smith.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Springboard for the Arts:  Dominic Facio 

North Dakota Museum of Art (located on the UND campus in Grand Forks): Matthew Wallace, Deputy Director

Minnesota State Arts Board in St Paul: Sue Gens, Executive Director. MN Arts Online and the River Walk Artists Gallery: Therese Masters Jacobson

Minnesota State Arts Board Ex Dir Sue Gens and MN Arts Online Therese Masters Jacobson
Ben Owen, an Arts Board program officer, runs the State of Minnesota’s Percent for Art in Public Places program. Ben is a regular presenter and talks with artists around the state about how to take advantage of opportunities at the Arts Board.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Northwest Minnesota Arts Council in Warren: Executive Director Mara Hanel. Teaching Artist Roster Program Artist Stephanie Olson.

Playwrights’ Center: Julia Brown and Alayna Barnes. MN Fringe Festival: Dawn Bentley

Dawn Bentley of the Fringe Festival, Jane Anderson, MN Playwrights’ Center Julia Brown and Alayna Barnes.

Northern Clay Center: Kyle Rudy-Kohlhepp. Minnesota Music Coalition Ryan Lee.

Jerome Foundation in St. Paul:  Ben Cameron

MN Association of Songwriters:  Carl Unbehahn

MN Theater Alliance: Joanna Snedman

Nemeth Art Center: Board Member Dawn Rossback

Women’s Art Institute:  Anna Garski

Women’s Art Institute’s Anna Garski speaks with Artist and NWMAC Board Member Janet Johnson

Explore MN Tourism: Dave Bergman