March 29, 2014

A world premiere in Fargo. Wait, what?!?

Last night, something magical happened here. The FM Opera premiered two, never before seen operas based on the writing of […]
March 25, 2014

Connecting business, the arts

Connections are important in every facet of life – particularly in business. It’s true that who you know is oftentimes […]
February 24, 2014

Where is the A in STEM? Fields suffer without art

Last week I got to share why the arts matter for 21st Century learning to West Fargo School’s Insourced professional […]
January 20, 2014

Public art part of identity of a community

There’s been quite a bit of buzz lately around local public art. Earlier this month, the FMWF Chamber of Commerce’s […]
December 31, 2013

Give a gift that keeps on giving

As shoppers panic on this last full day of gift-buying, convinced there’s nothing out there for that person on their […]
November 4, 2013

Saying goodbye to an arts giant

Sometimes there are giants who tread among us so gently and silently it’s easy to not notice them. We lost […]
October 15, 2013

Arts might be answer for Moorhead

It’s no secret that Moorhead’s downtown has struggled for quite some time to step out from the impressive shadow of […]
September 30, 2013

Cultivate our assets in arts to improve community

FARGO – The old expression, “Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free?” is as true […]
September 13, 2013

Friday the 13th is a LUCKY day at TAP

About a month ago, Susie Ekberg Risher became the first person to create a personal granting fund through The Arts […]
August 26, 2013

Creative placemaking is happening right here

Last month, I introduced the idea of creative placemaking, explained in Michael Fallon’s article “An Arts Funding Revolution” as communities […]