Shannon and the Clams is a San Francisco garage band that came through Fargo about a year ago, and I can’t stop listening to them. Shannon has a haunting and raucous voice that is equally glitter and grit which, when mixed with big guitar riffs, create a beautiful vintage sound.
Sabrina Hornung by day and The Alabaster Disaster on the burlesque stage. My visual art consists of mixed media photo transparencies that personify the flora, fauna, and folklore of the North Dakota prairie.
Jay Earl Miller is a tall drink of water hailing from Fargo, North Dakota, and works for the independent weekly High Plains Reader. He scours the North Dakota prairie in search of interesting and ironic compositions.
Star Wallowing Bull is a self-taught visual artist whose work consists of drawings and paintings which combine traditional Native American symbols with pop cultural references.
The Age of Champions is a documentary that follows the paths of a few seniors training and participating in the senior games. The participants range in age from their early eighties up to a hundred year-old tennis player. The film was incredibly inspiring and it is refreshing to see people with such healthy souls and [...]
Guy Maddin is a Canadian filmmaker who hails from Winnipeg, Manitoba. His films are highly experimental, dreamlike, and reminiscent of German expressionist films as well as Soviet propaganda films of that era.
Topsy Turvy Design is the work of costumer and milliner, K. Brown-Dye. Her creations are hand-built millinery works of buckram and wire construction. The hats are all very theatrical and range from Edwardian styles to burlesque-friendly fascinators.
Don Hertzfeld is a talented young animator who graced this year’s Fargo Film Festival. Not only did his 23 minute animated film, It’s Such a Beautiful Day, win him an award for best director, he’s also won awards at festivals in Montreal and Australia. He uses a traditional antique 35mm animation stand (one of the [...]