Category: Art

Upcoming Films for the Cinematically Disadvantaged features announced
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Upcoming Films for the Cinematically Disadvantaged features announced

Arts On Grand and Carey’s Electronics are excited to bring you the next edition of Films for the Cinematically Disadvantaged. These films will be shown upstairs at Carey’s Electronics at 7:00 PM. Coffee, tea, and popcorn will be served with your free will donation. February 25 Summer Interlude Sweden 1951 Ballerina Marie (Maj-Britt Nilsson), spending the summer...

Weekend What-to-Do: Aug. 24-26
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Weekend What-to-Do: Aug. 24-26

Look no further for things to do in Spencer this weekend. The Signal’s got you covered. Friday High School Football – Spencer vs. Spirit Lake For their first game of the season, the Tigers welcome the rival Indians from up north. Kickoff is expected to begin around 7 p.m. Get to Dale Norton Field earlier...

City council approves arts and culture plan
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City council approves arts and culture plan

An arts and culture facility plan has caused some community contention. Last week, that contention was on display when the Spencer City Council voted 4-2-1 in approval of the $38,000 plan from McClure Engineering. When finished, the plan will look at Spencer’s arts and culture community to determine how best to promote that community as...

City council meeting, committee notes: Aug. 6, 2018
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City council meeting, committee notes: Aug. 6, 2018

People for Pets more than doubles funding request; committee tables decision The Spencer Finance and Personnel Committee tabled a discussion last week about a request from People for Pets to increase its city funding to $1,000 per month. That’s more than double the current amount of $400 per month that the Spencer organization receives from...

City manager sees arts and culture facility plan as possible economic driver, downtown spark
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City manager sees arts and culture facility plan as possible economic driver, downtown spark

City manager Amanda Mack was visiting a Spencer farmers market last Saturday where she met an artist selling the paintings she creates out of her home’s side bedroom. The woman told Mack she heard about the farmers market and thought it would be a great place to start selling her paintings. Mack asked her whether...

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