Monthly Archives: February 2009

The Assassination

Finally got to see The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.  (I love Netflix.) I was especially interested in seeing it because photogrpaher extraordinaire Chris Regimbal and I braved U.S. and Canadian customs to watch them shoot … Continue reading

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Orchestras Feeding America

From the Greater Grand Forks Symphony: The Greater Grand Forks Symphony will participate in Orchestras Feeding America, the first national food drive by America’s symphony orchestras. GGFSO’s musicians, staff members and volunteers will collect non-perishable food at the concerts on … Continue reading

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Red Carpet Pictures

Some pictures from this year’s Red Carpet Celebration on Oscar Night at the Empire Art Center in Grand Forks courtesy Reeves Photography:  

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On The Red Carpet

Had a great time hosting the Empire Art Center’s very first Red Carpet Celebration last night.  Thanks to everybody who got all dressed up, flossed their teeth and everything, to watch the Oscars on the Empire’s big screen with us. … Continue reading


Snooks Eaglin

From Ralph Swendseid of Pioneer 90.1 Radio: Terry, It’s unlikely you haven’t seen this by now, but, just in case:  "Soul, blues and R&B guitarist Snooks Eaglin died of a heart attack Wednesday in his hometown of New Orleans. He … Continue reading

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Film Fanatics

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Weekend Honor Flight Events

Two local groups are hosting public events this weekend to raise funds for local veterans. The combined Greater Grand Forks Veteran’s Service Groups will be serving a meatball dinner on Saturday, February 21. Dinner will be served from 5:30 pm … Continue reading

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Louie Bellson

Louie Bellson 1924 – 2009 Duke Ellington called him "the world’s greated musician."  Drummer Louie Bellson has died at the age of 84, according to a story in the Los Angeles Times.

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Chili Day

A few years ago I made a pact with a well-known, local gastroenterologist that we would not judge any more chili-cooking contests. Both of us got mildly sick judging one together awhile ago.  Something about "wild game" in one of … Continue reading

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Letters to the President

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