Editor’s Choice: Spring on Its Way

As spring steadily approaches, the event calendar seems to liven up as well. It’s a sign to get out and experience all that Fargo has to offer.

From film festivals to theatre and concerts, anyone will be able to find something to look forward to along with the lovely weather.

NDSU Performing Arts

This week, there are events every day being put on by either NDSU’s excellent theatre and music programs.

Theatre NDSU continues its run of their production of Shakespeare’s “Romeo & Juliet” until Saturday. This rendition of the classic tragedy incorporates many contemporary, modern themes. Swords are replaced with police batons to make for a grittier, enthralling retelling of the tale.

The NDSU and MSUM University Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The music line up includes works by Debussy, Sibelius and von Webew.

And NDSU’s Wind Symphony begins its spring tour 7:30 p.m. Friday with a concert on campus featuring the work of Bach among others.

Fargo Film Festival

The Fargo Film Festival has just announced the line up for the 2016 production.

Beginning March 15 through 19, the Fargo Film Festival will be screening a variety of narrative, documentary, animated, experimental and student films. Audiences will be exposed to films of all genres and different worldviews in this five day celebration of modern film.

The festival is also the host of a 2 Minute Movie Contest, which will feature short films made by members of the community and beyond.

The Fargo Film Festival has been and continues to be a spring staple as it is now in its sixteenth year and shows no sign of diminishing soon.


Popular up-and-coming rapper G-Eazy has announced that he will be making a tour stop at the Fargo Civic Center on April 2.

The tour is in support of his recently released album “When It’s Dark Out.” His singles and albums have been charting and he is quickly becoming a household name.

Tickets are now on sale so you best get them while they’re here.

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