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Holocaust survivors share memories

Curtis Hort was a teenager when he and his family fled from their homeland of Germany to Shanghai in 1939 during World War II. They took refuge there, along with many other Jewish families, until they were able to make it to the United States. “Many of my family were killed during the war,” Hort […]

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Rhodes to headline Fergus hip hop show

Fergus Falls hip hop fans will have a local chance to enjoy some live music on Saturday, April 2, when three hip hop artists will be playing at the Z103 bar from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Jacinta Macheel, the local organizer of the concert, said that she organized the concert after the success of […]

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Local artist organizes swap

Phena Keil had a dilemma. She needed art supplies, but she didn’t know where to get them. “I’m a found item artist, so I’m always looking for unique things to use for my collages and assemblages,” she said. Keil knew she wasn’t the only person with that problem. The 31-year-old art student works at 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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Project of peace on display at museum

About two years ago, a Twin Cities-based artist and freelance photographer with a journalism background was feeling unsettled. “It happened around the time of the last election cycle,” said John Noltner, 43. “I found myself a little concerned with the tone of the conversation we were having in this country. I felt like the rhetoric […]

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Visiting novelist infuses stories with local roots

Candace Simar is coming to the Fergus Falls library at noon on Tuesday.

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Afternoon of the living dead

The old mill behind Service Food was the scariest place in town at 5 p.m. Friday, as about 50 garishly dressed and gorily made up young people lumbered about in preparation for the Second Annual Fergus Falls Zombie Crawl. Rotting flesh had been drawn on with gray markers and paint, old clothing had been ripped […]

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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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