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Pop-up art gallery, music release coming in August

Pop-up art gallery, music release coming in August


Makewell, an event planning organization for local creatives, will host a pop-up art gallery and new music release featuring area artists on Aug. 3-4 in Bismarck.

“We're calling all makers proud of their Midwest heritage with work inspired by the region to join us and submit their art to be featured at the event,” according to the Makewell website.

Featured artists will include Joel Porter, musician; Erica Thune, painter; Brea Wike, painter; Britta Anderson, painter; Maria Witham, mixed media; Brandon Eckroth, photography; Threefold, film; Helen Campbell, painting; McCal Joy, illustration; Andrea Falcon, mixed media; and Bryan Hempstead, film.

Tickets for the event will be released later this summer. For more information, go online to

Williston Walmart remodeled

Williston’s Walmart Supercenter, 4001 Second Ave. W., celebrated a grand reopening Friday.

Store improvements include an update of the electronics department with interactive displays, new self-checkouts, an expanded ethnic foods section in the grocery, new MoneyCenter and larger home decor department, the company reported in a press statement.

New office furniture company

Fargo-based InterOffice is opening a Bismarck location.

Kyle Hellman, who is handling sales and design for InterOffice, said the new showroom will open June 1 at 920 E. Front Ave. in Bismarck.

Hellman has worked in furniture sales for 29 years for a number of other Bismarck companies. When InterOffice became the sole company selling Herman Miller Systems Furniture and Seating, Hellman joined the company to continue selling the furniture line, which he said was “pretty popular here in Bismarck.”

Hours for the new showroom are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, as well as by appointment.

In addition to Herman Miller, the store will carry a number of other lines, offer space-planning and design, and service for the furniture it sells. The Bismarck location will employ up to four people, Hellman said.

Reach Jessica Holdman at 701-250-8261 or


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