The Empire Arts Center is a historic gem in downtown Grand Forks, now home to the lively local arts and cultural scene. Here, you'll find professional theatre, world-class entertainers, local treasures, community gatherings, and so much more. Let us roll out the red carpet for you.


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Hot off of Broadway’s Tony Award–winning musical Bandstand, Laura Osnes brings her solo show to The 1919 Lounge. Learn more.

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