Aug. 08--'Spring Awakening'
Today, Saturday at Empire: The Empire Arts Center is holding a production of "Spring Awakening" at 7:30 p.m. This rock musical follows a group of late 19th century students through a journey of self-discovery and coming-of-age, exploring themes of morality, youth, sexuality and family. This show is not suitable for children. Cost: $20 adult, $15 students and members. Info: (701) 746-5500.
Concerts in the Garden
Tuesday at Museum of Art: The North Dakota Museum of Art is again hosting its Concerts in the Garden series at 6 p.m. for Josh Driscoll and 7 p.m. for the Dirty River Boys. Additional shows: She Keeps Bees Aug. 26. Cost: $10, children 12 and younger free. Info: (701) 777-4195.
'Drawn and Needled' Exhibit
Through Aug. 31 at NWMAC gallery: The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council has opened a new showcase titled "Drawn and Needled" featuring the drawings of Brett Lysne, Moorhead, Minn., and the needle felting of Candace Osborn, Ada, Minn. The exhibit, which is being held in the River Walk Artists Shop and Gallery at the Riverwalk Mall, will be on display through the end of the month. A reception will be held from 1 to 5 p.m.Aug. 16 as part of the Art and Wine Walk. Cost: Free. Info: (218) 745-9111.
Mini Art Exhibit
Through Sept. 5 at Thief River Falls Public Library: The Northwest Regional Arts Council is holding a mini art exhibit that will travel to several regional libraries throughout the summer and fall. The exhibit includes original paintings, photography, drawings, pottery and more and is now at the Thief River Falls Public Library,102 First St. E., through Sept. 5. Additional showings: Fosston (Minn.) Public LibrarySept. 5-Oct. 3; Roseau (Minn.) Public LibraryOct. 3-Nov. 7. Cost: Free. Info: (218) 745-9111.
Museum of Art Exhibits
Through Oct. 5 at Museum of Art: The North Dakota Museum of Art has opened three new exhibits. In "Fractured: North Dakota's Oil Boom Exhibition," photographer Terry Evans and journalist and filmmaker Elizabeth Farnsworth explore the impact of the current oil boom on the Williston Basin region. "Bead" by Glen Hanson displays a Lakota technique consisting of beads layered down in rows of seven on deer hide. Finally, "Robert Rauschenberg: Four Decades of Work on Paper" features lithographs and prints. Cost: $5 suggested donation. Info: (701) 777-4195.
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