Jan 7 Downtown Bismarck News

Downtown Parking Guide

In any city of a certain size, knowing about parking options can make your life much easier.  The Downtowners have created a quick guide on our website to help visitors and community members experience Downtown Bismarck with ease.  We’ve outlined the basics of On and Off-Street Parking, and Downtown Parking Ramps.  This guide is updated frequently so feel free to check back! Send to co-workers, friends and family, visitors, and those new to town!  Even if you’ve been parking Downtown for years, we guarantee you’ll learn something new.

Click here: http://downtownbismarck.com/parking

Association News

Member Bismarck Downtown Artist Cooperative (BDAC) is having an opening reception for their upcoming exhibition this Friday, January 8 at the gallery. The exhibit, Out With the Old, In With the New, will feature old work on sale not previously exhibited at BDAC. This exhibit will be a full member exhibit. For more information please visit http://www.bismarckdac.com.

Member Art Gallerie on Main will be hosting Healing Arts Workshops for cancer patients, survivors and caretakers starting the month of January. Healing Arts Workshops will begin offering two options per month, on the first Thursday and first Saturday a workshop will be offered, the same class two options, every month a different workshop. For more information about this workshop please call 701-425-8439.

Member Dakota Stage Ltd. is busy starting the New Year. Dakota Stage Ltd. will need a helping hand to put together their next show, Twilight of the Golds. Dakota Stage Ltd. staff, directors and volunteers will be holding a work day, Jan 9 from 10am-3pm, to put the pieces together for their next show. They would very much appreciate your assistance in making it all happen. Wear clothes that can get dirty, bring tools of your personal trade and join Dakota Stage Ltd. for a day of community theater creative fun. There will be projects available for all knowledge and skill levels.  Dakota Stage Ltd. is located at 412 E Main Ave. Call 701-258-4998 for more info.

Dakota Stage Ltd. is also searching for 6 actors skilled in both singing and acting with a willingness to practice deep emotional character work for their next upcoming show, Next to Normal. Next to Normal is a wonderful, award winning new musical about a wife and mother struggling with depression as she cares for her family. Open auditions will be held on Sunday, January 17 by advance appointment, call or email for a time or for more information 701-258-4998 artdir@dakotastageltd.com.

Member Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the first concert of 2016 and the next performance in the BMSO’s 40th anniversary season, “Light a Fire.” The first 2016 concert will be Saturday, January 16, with “Murder, Mystery, and Fire,” with thrilling favorites from Hitchcock’s famous films, James Bond themes, and selections from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Sherlock Holmes: Catatonic, Jurassic Park, Pink Panther and Rockin’ Halloween. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased by calling (701) 258-8345, by visiting the BMSO office at 215 N 6th Street or online www.bismarckmandansymphony.org.


Upcoming Events
Jan 8-30
Bis. Downtown Artist Co-op
Jan 12-13
Sixteen03 Main Events
Jan 15
Sixteen03 Main Events
Jan 16
Belle Mehus Auditorium
Jan 17
Dakota Stage Ltd.
Jan 22
Belle Mehus Auditorium
Jan 22-23
BSC-Sidney J Lee Auditorium