A Center for the Arts

Guitar Summit returning to FF

At the Midwest International Guitar Summit participants will have an opportunity to interact with talented guitarists and musicians. Ticket options include a full weekend pass which includes everything — $100; a day pass: (for either Friday or Saturday) $50; ndividual concerts: Adults $15 advance/$16 day of show; individual workshops: Adults $10 each; Students: $5 Concerts […]

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Arts summit Wednesday at M State

The arts organizations of Otter Tail County are gearing up and getting excited for the Rural Arts and Culture Summit, an arts gathering unprecedented in Fergus Falls. The summit, which takes place this week from Wednesday through Saturday at M State, is a conference that will bring together art supporters, organizers and creators in Fergus […]

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AC4TA board names interim executive director

The board of birectors at A Center for the Arts announced the appointment of Ann Newell as interim director at A Center for the Arts for the coming months. She will work with departing Executive Director Rebecca Petersen through the months of June and July and will assume full director responsibilities in August while the […]

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Playwright hopes to ‘unveil’ Islam

Regular attendees at A Center for the Arts know that the center often brings in acts that give expression to cultures and ideas not often seen in Fergus Falls. On Saturday, however, the center will be bringing in a production that’s unique even by its own standards: “Unveiled,” a one-woman show about Muslim women, written […]

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City may get arts commission

Public art might be getting a big boost in Fergus Falls, as the city’s public works and safety committee took the first step this morning to create an arts commission. “The basic purpose (of the commission) would be to … update the inventory of public art and also work on a process of procuring public […]

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AC4TA to host readers theater workshop

Like acting, but not singing? Interested in going out for a play, but not sure if you can learn all the lines? If so, then the readers theater workshop being hosted by A Center for the Arts on Nov. 20 may be right for you. The workshop, which will go from 10 a.m. to 4 […]

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Nation-walker hopes to spread healthy philosophy

Robert Sweetgall has a habit he just can’t break. But, unlike chewing fingernails or caffeine addiction, Sweetgall’s habit is all about taking care of his body, and he’s hoping to teach his habit to the residents of Fergus Falls. His habit is walking. The McCall, Idaho resident has been doing it for 29 years, and […]

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Fergus Falls has a wonderful arts community

Pretty soon I’m going to be able to retire and just sit back and reap the benefits of all the hard work and progress we have made to make this community and region a hub of arts activity. This past week in my own community I was able to attend a Poetry Slam, a Viennese […]

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NYM singer to herald unsung heroes

Over the last several years, Elisa Korenne has become known for her songs and stories about “forgotten people” in history, interesting or unique people with intriguing stories waiting to be told. The New York Mills performer may as well be writing about herself. Korenne, 35, is a transplant from a bigger New York: New York […]

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Arts fundraiser the ‘talk of the town’

Everyone is invited to this year’s annual Talk of the Town fundraising event for A Center for the Arts scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, at the Bigwood Event Center in Fergus Falls. The Talk of the Town extravaganza will include a social hour, an opportunity to buy fabulous art priced at […]

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