Great Art Around Town Starts Today!

Park Rapids
July 3
   Tree Party performs at Second Street Stage in Park Rapids
This free, two-hour concert starts at 6 p.m. Bring your own lawn chairs. For information on the band and the 10-week 2nd Street Stage schedule, go to

July 3, 5 and 6    The Sound of Music- A Bagley Community Theater Production
Showtimes are 7:30  p.m. on July 3&5, and July 6th at 4:00 p.m. at Bagley High School.

July 3    Opening Reception for Painter Dee Najjar at Dunn Bros Coffee
Artist Dee Anne Najjar will be offering a painting demonstration at Dunn Bros Coffee, 501 Paul Bunyan Drive S. in Bemidji, at her opening reception from 5-  7:00 p.m.

July 3    Stained Glass Artist Gary Dawson at Wild Hare Bistro and Coffeehouse
Check out this Dawson’s unique display and meet the artist at the opening reception on from 3-5:00 p.m. Special Note: There will be no 1st Friday wine bar and dinner at the Wild Hare in July.

Next Week in Bemidji:
Wellness through the Arts
is a week-long series of workshops, presentations and events facilitated by Kairos Alive! to draw awareness to the power of Participatory Art Making and its positive influence on individual and community wellness. All events are free and accessible to people of all ages and abilities.

Monday, July 7, 6 – 8:00 p.m.: Introduction to Participatory Art Making at Rail River Folk School, 303 Railroad Street SW

Wednesday, July 9, 7 – 8:00 p.m.: Fostering Wellness through Participatory Art Making at the Bemidji Public Library, 509 America Ave NW

Thursday, July 10, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Kairos Alive! Dance Hall at Rail River Folk School, 303 Rail Road Street SW

Friday, July 11    Watch for more First Friday Opening Receptions

The July 2014 edition of Northern Arts News will be available after the July 4th Weekend.  Have a terrific holiday!