Arts & Culture

Nepal native adjusting to life in the US

Aug 28, 2012

Romit Devkota came to the US from Nepalto form a rock band. He had some difficulties adjusting and had a hard time opening up to people here. He said the irony of coming to the US is that he became a Buddhist, when most people go to Nepal to become Buddhist. 

More from Prairie Public’s Erika Lorentzsen.

Fargo immigrant teaches dance

Jul 12, 2012

Margreat Sam, originally from Mumbai, India, teaches Indian dance at the Spirit Room in the FM area. She studied with a famous gold medalist dancer in Mumbai from Bollywood movies. She encourages the appreciation of all kinds of culture and after her initial adjustment to the states is beginning to get students again. Still, not to the numbers she had in India. The story from Erika Lorentzsen.

Fargo restaurant owner 'glad to be in US'

Jul 12, 2012

For our series on New Immigrants -- Ahmad Younis is a restaurant owner who says it's his freedom to be his own boss. He opened Aladdin in Fargo in 1994 with his brother, after having moved to Fargo from the Middle East. The story from Erika Lorentzsen.

The Grand Forks area is being treated to chamber music this week as part of the 4th annual Red River Chamber Music Festival.

Grand Forks, ND – The Grand Forks area is being treated to chamber music this week as part of the 4th annual Red River Chamber Music Festival. Todd McDonald reports.

Bismarck, ND – Bismarck is planning to invest three-quarters of a million dollars on improvements in anticipation of the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial.

Bismarck Parks Director Steve Neu chairs a Lewis and Clark coordinating committee. He says the efforts to spruce things up will focus on the Missouri River.

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