This weekend, the NDSU Challey School of Music will present their spring opera, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro.” “The central theme of the opera is forgiveness,” Virginia Sublett, who has directed NDSU operas since 2006, said. “Marriage…

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According to sources associated with President Donald Trump’s transition team, the National Endowment for the Arts may soon face its final days. The NEA was created in 1965. It is an independent federal agency whose purpose, according to its official…

ndsu baroque festival

This past weekend, North Dakota State students and faculty revived the Baroque era at this year’s annual Baroque Festival, held at Peace Lutheran Church. The Baroque era of western music lasted from approximately 1600 to 1750 and preceded the…

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Well, the spring semester has begun, and you know what that means in Fargo: snow and ice, bitter temperatures and wind, wind, wind. You’ve worked hard reading syllabi and introducing yourself to professors and classmates this week and you…

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On Wednesday the winners of the 2016 National Book Awards were announced. The National Book Award was established in 1936 to celebrate the achievements of American novelists, poets, playwrights, historians and biographers. Briefly cancelled during World War II, it…

The construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline in western North Dakota has become a polarizing issue. Anti-DAPL protests have escalated while president-elect Donald Trump has promised to promote oil and gas development and revive the Keystone XL pipeline project….

Around this time 102 years ago, North Dakota State’s Little Country Theatre staged its first productions. Since 1914, the Little Country Theatre’s performances have entertained, impressed and challenged several generations of NDSU students and area theatergoers. The original location…

Fall has arrived, accompanied by Friday night football games, snug jumpers and a cornucopia of pumpkin-flavored treats. Why not add some new music, too? Here are three albums we’re playing this fall. “The Shepherd’s Dog” (2007) by Iron & Wine…