|North Valley Arts Council lists events|
The North Valley Arts Council lists the following events:
An orientation meeting will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, April 23, in the basement of Whitey's Cafe, 121 DeMers Ave., East Grand Forks, for artists and downtown Grand Forks or East Grand Forks business owners interested in learning more about the Art & Wine Walk taking place this summer. Procedures will be discussed at the meeting for the Art & Wine Walk, and we will try to pair artists and businesses. Artists or business owners who have signed up for the Walk, or who are interested in learning more about the event, are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served. The Art & Wine Walk will take place the third Saturday of the month, May through October, in select downtown businesses and galleries. Call 777-6120 for more information.
The North Dakota Ballet Company presents "Soulful Motion," at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 27-28, at the Burtness Theatre. "Soulful Motion" is an original work featuring the choreography of Theresa Knox, Job Christenson, and Mary Noel, with music by Bernie Thomas. Artists will discuss the development of an original dance composition at "Backstage with the Arts" at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 27, in the Burtness Theatre lobby. Call 777-2857 for tickets and information.
"Soulful Motion" is based on the Hans Christian Anderson story of "The Little Match Girl," in which a young girl freezes to death while trying to sell matches to support her family. Set in contemporary America, "Soulful Motion" addresses the themes of poverty, abuse, street living, and visions of the afterlife.
Tickets can be purchased by calling 777-2857. Learn more about these events at www.culturepulse.org.