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“Unity” Premiers at the Fargo Theater

Starring the children of Jefferson Elementary and Fargo High School and featuring artist DPB and Officers Bloom and Niemeyer Please join the Fargo Police Department to celebrate and grow the culture of unity for the sake of our young people with the premiere of  “Unity,” a music video, made in collaboration with artist DPB, Officer…
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November 27, 2017 0
Fargo Public Art Master Plan

Fargo Public Arts Master Plan

Join the Planning Department and the Arts and Culture Commission hosting an open house to discuss the Public Art Master Plan. Your attendance is welcome! Public Art Public Forum: 5:30 PM, Wednesday, November 29 at the Fargo Public Library Downtown Community Room.   Fargo’s public art can be a catalyst for expansive thinking, cultural evolution,…
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November 22, 2017 0
Free events at World Garden Commons in Rabanus Park from 1-4 p.m. on Sundays Rain or shine, the activities are free to attendees and open to the neighbors of World Garden Commons

Reflecting on the Summer Series

The 2017 Summer Series activated World Garden Commons through events and programs focused on culture, art and science. Activities included a mini powwow, water festival, brass concerts, conversations and art projects benefiting bees and people. Summer Series Video: The events were organized by partners deeply involved in the design of the stormwater basin called World…
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November 21, 2017 0

NDSU Generates New Discoveries

North Dakota State University students presented their work during 2017 NDSU EXPLORE, an event showcasing undergraduate research and other creative scholarly activities. This fall, four Natural Resources Management students presented their research taking place at World Garden Commons under the advisement of Jack Norland, Associate Professor of NRM. Don Vererka presented what he and Logan…
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November 10, 2017 0
MN State University Moorhead students redesign TFP website

Dragons Launch Improved Website

  Minnesota State University Moorhead Graphic Communication students are preparing to launch a website redesign for The Fargo Project and World Garden Commons. Roxy Poole, Brady Schwab and Nathan Long are spending the semester exploring and growing their skills in graphic and technical applications.  Their work is one of many projects lead by Alex Fogarty,…
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November 6, 2017 0

Explore the World Under One Roof

Pangea-Cultivate Our Cultures 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Saturday, November 18 Hjemkomst Center, Moorhead FREE ADMISSION Pangea is an experience for all the senses: a chorus of colors, flowing fringe, a bite of spice, lace and wood in turn, traditional movement and the sounds of modern music. Best of all, admission is free. Discover delicious…
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November 2, 2017 0

Dragons Provide Creative Solutions

  Students of Graphic Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead spend the 2017 fall semester honing their skills in various multimedia design and have chosen World Garden Commons at Rabanus Park as the subject for their projects. The students are tasked with designing interactive digital experiences enhancing the features of World Garden Commons. They are…
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October 25, 2017 0

Fargo Featured in Field Guide for Creative Placemaking

  Of the eleven case studies featured in The Field Guide for Creative Placemaking and Parks, between the stories of a recreational path in Chicago and an urban wilderness in Huston, is a telling of World Garden Commons, the pilot site of The Fargo Project located at Rabanus Park. The Field Guide for Creative Placemaking…
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October 19, 2017 0

Students Practice Stream Restoration

  Members of the Natural Resources Management Club and Wildlife Society at NDSU spent an evening placing rocks in the water near the confluence of the two inlets under the advice of Natural Resources Management Professor, Jack Norland, PhD. The World Garden Commons at Rabanus Park is the stormwater pond restoration pilot for The Fargo…
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October 10, 2017 0

Public Art Master Plan

Fargo’s public art can be a catalyst for expansive thinking, cultural evolution, social openness and cohesion as demonstrated by the process and approach of The Fargo Project. “…Public Art is a growing contributor to the quality of life in Fargo.” The City of Fargo recently published the Fargo Public Art Master Plan, facilitated by Forecast…
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October 9, 2017 0