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Nominations are being sought for the 2020 class of inductees to the North Dakota Native American Hall of Honor. Today we go back to the Hall of Honor’s first year, 2016, as we hear comments from Scott Davis, executive director of the North Dakota Indian affairs commission; and listen to a profile of the very first inductee, Anthony McDonald.

"Birds of Prey"

Feb 20, 2020

Matt also comments on the recent Academy Awards.

Matt takes a critical view of the new film about Harriet Tubman, and he gives some thought to the likely winners at the Academy Awards.

Matt reviews the WWI film 1917, and Bombshell, the account of several women at Fox News who set out to expose CEO Roger Ailes for sexual harassment. He also comments on the Oscar nominations.

Kris Kitko's Dance Tunes For North Dakota

Jan 13, 2020

Whether she's riffing on geography, topography or history, Bismarck-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Kris Kitko's got a catchy North Dakota-themed singalong song you can dance to! They'll be on full display Saturday evening in downtown Fargo at the 2020 edition of the Celebration of Women and Their Music at The Spirit Room. She stopped by our studios for a preview.

Matt reviews two Netflix films that are garnering honors.

Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre Carries On

Jan 10, 2020
Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre

FMCT's Executive Director Eloise Breikjern talks with Bill Thomas about the state of their building, known as The Stage at Island Park, which is suffering from a sagging roof and other damage thanks to a broken beam. The building is currently "shored up," and they are still making plans.

The Arts Partnership of Fargo/Moorhead/West Fargo

Ethan Mickelson, communications coordinator for The Arts Partnership, tells us about some fun January events -- the "Fargo Famous" talent show,  the F-M Choral Artist's show with a newly-commissioned work, "Little Women, the Musical," and "Orange Rhymes with Purple," a new play by Patrick Kasper -- and he talks about the best way to communicate arts information to people.

"Pain and Glory"

Dec 20, 2019

A film director reflects on the choices he's made in life.

"Knives Out"

Dec 14, 2019

Strong reviews for this box office hit.