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Fargo Moorhead Opera Madama Butterfly Part 2

Oct 29, 2015

Fargo Moorhead Opera's production of Puccini's famous opera, discussed by the cast and Director.

Fargo Moorhead Opera Madama Butterfly

Oct 29, 2015

Opera from the Inside -- David Hamilton, Music Director of the Fargo-Moorhead opera, interviews cast members and the Director of their production of Puccini's "Madama Butterfly".

Plains Art Auction for Carnavale Gala

Apr 30, 2015
Star Wallowing Bull/ Raul Gomez

The art exhibit for the annual fundraiser auction at the Plains Art Museum is great to look at, according to Bill Thomas, who visited it with Plains Curator Rebecca Dunham.  They talk about the regional character of the show and a couple of the most arresting pieces. 

More on the exhibit and the auction at

A longer, unedited version of this interview is here.

Raul Gomez/Star Wallowing Bull

Saturday, May 2nd is the annual fundraising Gala at the Plains Art Museum in Fargo.  Part of it is the Art Auction -- artists donate a work and people at the Gala can bid on them -- the proceeds in some cases going  100% to the museum, in others being split with the artist.  Prairie Public's Bill Thomas has a special attraction for these auction shows -- he thinks they have a special excitement because of the type of works the artists contribute.

Movie Reviews: "Unbroken" and "Wild"

Jan 9, 2015

Plains Folk Essay: "Sanitary Home"

Nov 19, 2014

Plains Folk Essay: "Sanitary Home" from essayist Tom Isern.

Matt Olien reviews Interstellar and Big Hero 6

Natural North Dakota: Mascots

Nov 14, 2014

A Natural North Dakota essay from Chuck Lura. He's a biology professor at Dakota College at Bottineau.

Fargo Record Fair

Nov 11, 2014

Main Street's Ashley Thornberg visits Fargo's Record Fair.

Dakota Air Quasquicentennial

Nov 6, 2014
Kate Henne

Last summer, August of 2014, Dakota Air: The Radio Show participated in a big concert on the Capitol grounds in Bismarck, in celebration of North Dakota's 125th anniversary of statehood. Bad weather hampered both the performing and the recording, but they managed to put on a show anyway!