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Northern State University Theater will present Shakespeare's “Hamlet” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 on the NSU campus. The one-hour adaptation will be performed in the Johnson Fine Arts Center’s Black Box Theatre. The show is a senior project production by NSU student Brittany Quinn. There is no admission charge and seats are first come, first seated. For more information, call 605-626-2563.

The Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center will be adorned in holiday cheer as the NSU School of Fine Arts hosts its highly anticipated “Holiday Extravaganza” on Tuesday, Dec. 4. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the JFAC Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater.

Several additional activities are also planned for the evening, refreshments and music, courtesy of several NSU student chamber groups, will greet the public throughout the beautiful JFAC lobby prior to the main concert.

Northern State University senior Breanna Marzahn will hold her senior art exhibition reception 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Nov. 20 in the President’s Gallery in Spafford Hall. 

Her senior art exhibition will be open from Nov 19 to Nov. 30, and showcase her many paintings.​

Madison Aguirre's senior art exhibition, including watercolor and acrylic painting, ceramic sculpture and ink drawing, is on display in the Student Center through Nov. 16. A closing reception will take place 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 16, with snacks provided.

NSU grad Darryl Tonemah is returning to his alma mater to present a free concert in honor of Native American Heritage Month and to celebrate the release of his brand new album “Red Dirt Remarks.” “The Bridges Concert,” will be an intimate acoustic performance presented in support of the Native American Student Association, Multicultural Student Affairs and The American Indian Circle Program, as a continued effort to uplift, empower and bridge cultures through his music. The Bridge Concert will take place on Nov. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Johnson Fine Arts Center.

The NSU Foundation will be hosting an Alumni and Friends event in St. Joseph, Mo., on Saturday, Nov. 3. 

This event will take place at 5:30 p.m. at the Ground Round Grill and Bar, located at 123 S. Sixth Street, St. Joseph, Mo. 64501. 

The NSU men's basketball team will be playing Northwest Missouri State at the Civic Arena in St. Joseph at 7:45 p.m. that night as a part of the Hall of Fame Classic.

For more information, contact the NSU Foundation at 605-626-2550.

The “Northern Lights: Celebrating Grieg, Vinje and Krerulf” festival of Norwegian music and poetry will be held in the Northern State University Krikac Auditorium Nov. 8-9.

Thursday, November 8:

7:30 p.m. Krikac Auditorium—Opening concert “Celebrating Grieg and Vinje.” Performances by guest artist Dr. Paul Hindemith, Dr. Darci Bultem, Dr. Marla Fogderud, and guest artist Mr. Keith Teepen.

Friday, November 9:

The public is invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Northern State University’s new Athletic and Recreation Fields. The ceremony will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the new fields, located east of the former Jerde Hall site. Northern broke ground on the Athletic and Recreation Fields project in April. The project includes a new competition field for the NSU soccer team and new practice field for the NSU football team, with a pavilion between the two.

Dr. Steven Usitalo, professor of history, will speak at Wednesday evening's opening of the Great Plains Sociological Association Annual Conference on the campus of Northern State University. Usitalo’s talk, "Roma and Racial Science (or the Fate of the Roma and Sinti Peoples during the Holocaust)," will take place at 5 p.m. in the Lincoln Gallery in NSU's Lincoln Hall.

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