Arts-Entertainment

AGAPE brings Christian hip hop to Fergus Falls

Christine Helland, 18, is hoping to become something of an amateur concert booker. But this Fergus Falls resident isn’t in it for the money. Helland, who is also a student at Minnesota State University – Moorhead, has formed an informal committee of acquaintances to book Christian bands and musicians to play in the area. Her […]

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Fergus twins love sculpting

Fergus Falls is known for being a welcoming home to artists, and Christina and Christal Jaecklein can be counted among them. The 14-year-old twins have been making clay sculptures since they were little, and they were even honored at this year’s county fair — Christal won a blue ribbon in the open class, and Christina […]

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Guitar summit hailed as success

The first West Central Area Guitar Summit is done, and by the accounts of everyone involved, it was a success. Rebecca Petersen, the executive director for A Center for the Arts and one of the event’s primary organizers, said that the three days of concerts and guitar workshops was a blast, and one that pulled […]

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Grants allow continued arts programming

We’re heading into another round of “grant writing season.” Thanks to the Legacy Funds made possible through the Arts, History and Cultural Heritage Amendment there are actually dollars out there available to artists and arts organizations. I just got off the phone with a good friend, John Davis, in Lanesboro. (Some of you might remember […]

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Fergus Falls Concert Series gears up in September

Fall is upon Fergus Falls again, which means it’s time for the 2010-2011 Fergus Falls Concert Series, brought to the city by the Fergus Falls Concert Association. This year, five concerts have been scheduled to take place in the Kennedy Secondary School Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Those wishing to enjoy the concerts must purchase a […]

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Message is art works

On Wednesday, Aug. 25, Rocco Landesman (the current Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts) was in Minnesota to address arts advocates and legislators. I was headed that direction but the “check engine” light came on in my car and there it sat in the shop. I was already cutting it close and had […]

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We all have things in common

Things in Common. We all have things in common. Sometimes it might just be where we live. Other times it might be the places we’ve been. Then again, many of us also have common interests. Here at A Center for the Arts we’re doing our best to help you all find things of interest that […]

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Art in the Park offers something for everyone

Looking for something to spruce up your home, your wardrobe or your kitchen? If so, you might just want to head to Railroad Park in Battle Lake on Saturday to check out this year’s Art in the Park, an annual outdoors art festival sponsored by Art of the Lakes. Art of the Lakes is an […]

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