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  • FREEAUGUST ‘11
  • FMS editorial FMS Publishing! ! EDITOr’s note Ahhhh!August,!the!best!month!of!the!year! Spotlight!LLC for!weather!in!my!opinion.!!It!brings!an!amazing!amount! of!talent!to!the!area!looking!to!entertain!all!of!us.!!Isn’t!it! Editor! great?!!I!can’t!remember!the!last!time!so!many!national! Mike!Dragosavich entertainers!performed!in!FM.!!I!counted!over!50!national! acts!in!50!days!within!50!miles!this!summer!so!far.!!That! Design! has!got!to!mean!something!to!us!here!in!little!ol’!FargoJ Jordan!Dusek Moorhead.!! ! On!a!business!note,!this!summer!has!been! Contributors incredible!so!far.!!It!has!been!a!great!time!to!position!this!company!in!a!perfect!place! Max!Kurucar in!order!to!capitalize!this!fall.!!We!worked!hard!on!securing!partnerships!with!large! Chris!Snyder companies!around!the!community!to!expand!and!expose!our!continuing!success.!! Marketing/Sales! philosophy! is! to! use! common! sense.! ! What! do! I! do! at! baseball! games! between! Molly!Clemens innings!and!pitches?!!I!usually!get!bored…So!why!not!distribute!magazines!on!the! Molly@fmspotlight.com Brent4Tehven can!distribute!my!publications!in!more!places!like!baseball!games,!then!my!readerJ Brent@fmspotlight.com situation!that!will!help!me!achieve!that!goal.!I!am!so!very!excited!to!start!executing.! Marketing7and7Advertising Drago@fmspotlight.com out! of! your! house/comfort! zone! and! attend! some! of! the! great! events,! entertainJ ment,!and!leisure!activities!I!published!in!the!following!pages.!!Once!again!thank! 503!North!7th!Street!Ste!206 Fargo,!ND!58102 month. -Cheers Mike%Dragosavich Contact:!701!866!3907 August 2011 Vol. 2 Issue 5 FM!Spotlight!Magazine!is!published! by!Spotlight!LLC.!!Copyright!2011!FM! Spotlight!Magazine!&!FM!Spotlight. com.!!All!Rights!reserved.!No!parts!of!this! periodical!may!be!reproduced!without!writJ ten!permission!of!FM!Spotlight!Magazine!&! FM!Spotlight.com.!FM!Spotlight!Magazine! Last &!FM!Spotlight.com!will!not!be!held!responJ sible!for!any!errors!or!omissions!found!in! Months the!magazine!or!FM!Spotlight.com.!! !Spotlight!LLC!accepts!no!liability!for!the!accuJ racy!of!statements!made!by!the!advertisers. Covers SPOTLIGHt COVER STRIDE COVER3
  • FMS FMS HEADLINES COMING SOON1. Mobile App Update We!are!working!with!Myriad!Devices!in!Fargo!to!design!a!oneJofJaJkind! local!entertainment!mobile!app.!!This!new!platform!will!be!sure!keep! The New Venue! FM Derby Girls2. Distribution Acceleration Every!month!we!try!an!up!the!distribution!points!in!this!area.!We!have! The Theatre Guide Back to School!3. Campus Capitalization If!there!is!one!market!we!know!at!FM!Spotlight,!it’s!the!college!market.!! We!will!have!great!exposure!at!all!the!different!colleges!in!the!FM! Area.!!(Oh,!and!NDSCS!in!Whapeton.)! WOW THE BAR Tailgating4. Teamwork FM!Spotlight!and!FM!Stride!magazine!headquarters!needs!more! College Sports FM7SPOTLIGHT7MAN!77 We!have!a!comic!strip!and!it!will!be! SAVING7 updated7monthly FARGOEMOORHEAD7 www.fmspotlightmagazine.com FROM7BOREDOM! 4 View slide
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  • FMS live Music Live%Music August 4 th August 10 th August 13 th August 11 th August 5 th August 12 th August 5 th & 6 th August 14 th August 15 th August 6 th August 17 th11
  • Fargo/Moorhead%/%August August 26 th August 18 th August 21 st August 19 th August 23 rd August 27 th August 24 th August 25 th August 20 th August 31 st 12
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  • THE Q REVIEW WITH Q98’S SPARKS Ahh, the dog days of summer are here. By now, your hot and sweaty region is hanging so far south, that it could be part of the Everglades. Here are some tips to keep you cool for the rest of summer. of it before. Then when they#1 BE NAKED AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE. see it, they’re all like “THAT WAS AMAZING” and you’re all “I know dude!” It has ZoeSeriously, try to be naked as Saldana (hot) and it’s from themuch as you can. Clothes guys that did Taken (B.A), Thewere strictly designed to retain Professional (fantastic), and Layour body heat, there’s no Femme Nikita (hot, fantastic,shame in wearing “Nature’s and B.A.). Go see THIS movieTuxedo” around to save some on August 26th and try to con-cash. This will cut down on tain your boner.your AC bill and give theneighbors something to lookat. Avoid cooking for others,leather surfaces, and anything #3 EAT ICE CREAM Do I really need to explain this?be cooler than a cucumber in a #2 GO SEE COLOMBIANA Ice cream is delicious. Eat it and be happy, fat ass.nudist colony. Here are two reasons why See more of this kind of think- is air-conditioned 2. It looks ing and grammatical errors on incredibly bad ass. This is Sparks’ blog at Q98.com! going to be the movie that you tell your friends to go see and they’ve never heard Have a Question? EMAIL: SPARKS@Q98.COM 02
  • FMS Band Jeez%Loueez Band!Members:! Dustin!Vogel!(vocals),! Trevor!Pederson!(bass),! Pete!Johnson!(guitar)! and!Thomas!Anderson! (Drums) LOUEEZ W ith!a!band!name!most!commonly!used!as!a!phrase!of!exciteJ ment!there!is!no!surprise!this!up!and!coming!Fargo!band!has! the!area!talking!and!listening.!The!guys!from!Jeez!Loueez! told!FM4Spotlight!this!month!about!what!makes!this!band! a!MUST!SEE.21
  • Rock,%Country%and%everything%in%between!QA & melon!smashing,!random! Saturn!adventures… ”cough”!bathroom! What’s7a7night7on7the7 town7with7Jeez7Loueez7 like?Dustin & Trevor accidents!“cough,!cough”.! Don’t!let!the!beards!fool! you,!we’re!children. Dustin:!We!like!to!go!out! and!check!out!a!lot!of!the! other!local!bandse!show! our!support,!mess!with! JLWhat’s7up7with7your7 ‘em!a!bit,!maybe!try!and!name? get!the!guys!to!laugh!in!Dustin:!It!was!Trevor’s! the!middle!of!a!song.!Or!baby!(idea).!He!had!it! sometimes,!were!losers!tucked!away!in!storage! and!just!sit!at!home!and!waiting!for!the!right!band! watch!live!concert!dvd’s!to!pull!it!out!for,!haha.!We! and!play!xbox.!We’ve!all!thought!it!worked!because! got!our!own!things!going!it’s!fun!and!different,!and! on!outside!of!the!band,!but!we’re!fun!and!a!little!differJ when!we!play,!we!play!for!ent!so!it!suits!us.!It’s!also! fun!and!because!we!love!pretty!catchy. to!play!music.!Come!out! whenever!Jeez!Loueez!What7kind7of7music7do7 unites,!unless!you!hate!you7play? our!banter.!Mostly,!we!just! having!fun.Trevor:!We!play!everyJthing!from!Black!Eyed! like!to!have!a!good!time! Booking7InformationPeas!to!Rage!Against!the! and!play!music..!We!have! Bitzer7Entertainment7Agency! a!tendency!to!play!off!the! (!218J287J2037!)!(!www.bitzeragency.com)and!Jason!Aldean.!Some! crowd!a!lot!so!each!night!of!our!personal!favorites! can!call!for!something!a!would!probably!be!CopperJ little!different,!but!always!a! UPCOMING7SHOWS good!time.Rapper’s!Delight,!and! August:!13th!&!14th!at!the!WindbreakShe’s!country. Tell7us7a7funny7story! ! !!!!!!17th!O’leary’s!(Moorhead) Trevor:!Haha!how!much!What7makes7Jeez7Loueez7 time!ya!got!buddy?! September:!2nd!&!3rd!Big!D’s!unique7in7the7FM7music7 There’s!been!a!few!nights! ! !!!!!!!!!!!!16th!&!17th!M!&!J!Saloonscene? of!broken!furniture,!face! ! !!!!!!!!!!!!23rd!O’leary’s!(Moorhead)Dustin:!Our!personalitiese! drawings,!sumo!wrestling,! 22
  • FMS IN THE SPOTLIGHT Fargo%Air%Sho DO lthough!the!Fargo!Airsho!only!comes!arou A population!of!over!200,000!supports!an!ai tions!to!bring!in!bigJname!acts!like!the!Nav to!attract!over!40,000!spectators!for!the!tw Walstad,!to!get!all!the!intriguing!facts!about!the!F27
  • Hector%International%Airport%/%August%13th%/%14th A BARREL ROLL 2011 FARGO AIRSHO !!!!! TH! &!14THund!once!every!two!years,!the!hype!it!creates!ranks!with!some!of!the!top!air!shows!in!the!nation.!!The!irport!that!is!neither!too!big!and!busy!or!too!small!and!secluded.!!Rather,!the!region!offers!perfect!condiJ vy’s!Blue!Angels,!while!still!keeping!the!commercial!airlines!happily!on!schedule.!!The!event!is!estimated!wo!day!event!and!raise!thousands!of!dollars!for!local!charities.!!FM4Spotlight!interviewed!CoJChair,!Dick!Fargo!AirSho. 28
  • FMS IN THE SPOTLIGHT Fargo%Air%Sho QA &Dick!is!responsiJ Dick Walstadble!for!organizing! Does7weather7affect7the7 How7do7you7pull7in7a7 check!out!the!displays!and!and!assigning! Fargo7AirSho? big7name7like7the7Blue7 maybe!grab!a!snack!at!the! If!the!weather!is!safe!for! Angels? concession!stands.!!FargoJduties!to!a!comJ The!Blue!Angels!get!over! Moorhead!has!a!unique!mittee!of!over! will!go!on.!!We!always! 400!requests!throughout! situation!because!the!70!people.!!Dick! hope!for!nice!weather!and! the!year!to!perform!air!started!on!the! there!seems!to!be!a!direct! shows!around!the!nation,! but!we!do!have!a!military!AirSho!commitJ relationship!between!the! but!they!only!grant!35!of! weather!and!the!turnout! them.!!We!have!built!such!tee!in!the!1970’s! for!the!event.!!Typically,! a!good!reputation!with! the!region.and!at!the!time! most!air!shows!are!done! the!Blue!Angels!that!they!knew!very!little! in!June!and!July,!but!since! picked!Fargo!as!their!best! Has7there7been7any7caEabout!running!an! we!have!a!late!spring,! tastrophes7at7the7Fargo7air!show.!!He!was! our!committee!shoots!for! AirSho? August,!which!is!our!driest! Do7commercial7planes7 No,!thankfully,!nothing!has!attracted!to!the! month.!!The!different!acts! still7come7and7go7during7 happened,!but!we!always!event!because!he! may!change!a!bit!dependJ the7AirSho? prepare!for!the!worst.!!was!intrigued!by! ing!on!the!cloud!conditions! Yes!they!do.!!We!have! We!work!closely!with!the!planes. for!spectator!purposes.!! to!stop!our!show!while! For!example,!the!Blue! the!commercial!airlines! teams!and!other!trained! Angels!will!perform!a! land!and!takeJoff.!!Mark! professionals!to!ensure!we! The! “lowJshow”!if!it!is!cloudy! Ringham,!who!holds!the! have!personnel!on!staff! Fargo!AirSho! and!a!“highJshow”!if!the! title!of!“air!boss,”!serves! to!handle!an!emergency.!! committee!is!a! nonJ conditions!are!clear. Actually,!in!North!American! of!our!event!and!speaks! air!shows,!pilots!are!to! helped!build!th directly!with!the!pilots.!! be!1,500!feet!away!from! e!Fargo! Air!Museum— The!short!breaks!in!the! crowds!and!will!never!do! a!million! dollar!facility. event!gives!people!the!opJ aerobatic!manoeuvres! portunity!to!go!around!and! directly!over!spectators.29
  • Hector%International%Airport%/%August%13th%/%14th TOP 2011 Performers C5 monster plane along!with!the!Air!Force! and!!twinJblade! helicopter The Horseman Mark Kirsch,Flying!vintage!World! World’s Strongest The Super Hornet War!II!planes Man The!Navy’s!latest!and! Pulling!a!4Jwheel!drive! greatest!plane! Case!Tractor WHEN WHERE TICKETS online!!!!!!!gate Adults7 77777$18.007777$25.00 HECTOR! 18!and!older 13THJ14TH ! AIRPORT Children7 77777$10.007777$15.00 ages!11!to!17 30
  • FMS IN THE SPOTLIGHT AIR BY THE NUMBERS 12 SHOWS OVER THE LAST 22 BIANNUAL EVENT YEARS RATED TOP AIR COST OF SHOW BY THE AVIATION FUEL:BLUE ANGELS IN $6:$7/ EXPECTED ATTENDANCE: 2009 GALLON 20,000- EXPECTED COST 30,000 OF THE AIRSHO: SPECTATORS 300-400 $485,000 PER DAY VOLUNTEERS FOR A TWO DAY EVENT31
  • % “ I%use%Taxman % for%all%my%tax y% needs.%It’s%eas % and%saves%me money!” Three Convenient LocationsMike DragosavichFormer NDSU Football PlayerFounder of FM Spotlight LLC fmtaxman.com
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  • FMS DINING 2nd%Annual%Lobster%and%Lefse%Festival 2ND ANNUAL Lobster & Lefse FESTIVAL37
  • Fargo%Dome%Parking%Lot%/%August%18,%19,%&%20T The Details he!Fargo!Moorhead!AM! membership!spans!!the!!loJ Rotary!Club!is!a!loJ cal!!business!!and!!profesJ cal!service!club!of!over! sional!!community.!The!club! 60!members!who!are! supports!projects!!locally!!!and!!! Whendedicated!to!Rotary!International’s! internationally!with!!!emphasis!!!Motto!of!“Service!Above!Self”.! on!!!helping!!!threatened!!!and!!! August!18,!19,!&!20The!!!club!!!has!!!been!!!raisJ disadvantaged!!!populations,!!!ing!!!funds!!!for!!!local!!!charities!!! advancing!!education,!!and!!proJ Wherein!!!the!!!FargoJ! oorhead!!!area!!! M moting!!!the!!rights!!of!!womJfor!!!nearly!!!twenty!!!years!and! en!!and!!children. FargoDome! Parking!lot Cost Menu $3!for!adults 17!and!under!free. This! festival! provides! a! fun! atmosphere! of! food! Lobster and Lefse Meal and! entertainment! with! includes!lobster,!corn!on!the!cob,!lefse the!added!appeal!of!the! uniquely! creative! comJ bination! of! fresh! Maine! Beer Battered Shrimp Meal lobster! and! Norwegian! includes!shrimp,!corn!on!the!cob,!lefse style! lefse.! Where! else! but! in! the! Red! River! A La Carte Valley!could!you!experiJ ence! this! wacky! combiJ Beer!Battered!Shrimp Clam!Strips nation? Lefse Lobster!and!Lefse!Roll Rape!and!Abuse!Crisis!Center Popcorn!Shrimp YWCA!Class!Clay Sweet!Potato!Puffs 38
  • FMS DINING 2nd%Annual%Lobster%and%Lefse%FestivalQA &Randy LongWhat7is7the7“Lobster7 seafood!items!to!be!sold! together!to!enjoy!a!meal!and7Lefse7Festival”? to!the!general!public.!This! a!perfect!coupling. and!raise!money!for!the!The!Lobster!and!Lefse! means!that!the!bulk!of!the! The!FM!Redhawks!will! community.!Eventually,!Festival!started!off!as!a! money!raised!will!go!right! have!other!stadium!food! this!can!be!a!$1!million!novel!idea!between!RotarJ back!to!Rotary!projects. available!for!purchase!for! fund!raiser!as!our!Rotary!ians!Randy!Long!and!Tom! those!people!who!do!not! Club!cooks!all!the!lobsters! Why7Lobster?7Why7 like!seafood!or!lefse. rather!than!having!outside! vendors!come!in!and!take!Since!then,!Fargo!MoorJ Lefse?head!AM!Rotary!Club!has! What7organizations,7 the!money!away. As!exotic!as!lobster!is!to!sent!Randy!Long!to!the! North!Dakotans,!lefse!is! causes7or7projects7Maine!Lobster!Festival!to! How7can7I7participate7discover!how!the!largest! SO PERHAPS does7this7festival7 this7year?7Lobster!Festival!operates! THE BETTER A!portion! “You!can!sign!up!to!and!has!been!diligently! volunteer!at!www.lobsterJputting!all!the!pieces!into! QUESTION TO ASK of!the! proceeds! andlefse.com!or!simply!place.The!festival!itself!is!unique! IS “WHY NOT?” will!go!to! by!attending.!PreJsales!of! seafood!sand!dollars!will! Rotary!projects,!primarily!not!only!in!the!name!and! exotic!to!the!rest!of!the! help!us!gauge!how!many!the!food!combination,!but! world.!So!perhaps!the! lobsters!to!bring!in.” Abuse!Crisis!Center!and!also!in!how!it!operates.! better!question!to!ask! the!YWCA!Cass!Clay.While!most!festivals! is!“why!not?”!Together,! “Bottom4line4is...4if4we4can4bring!in!food!vendors,!the! the!combination!is!so! get410,0004people4to4this4Lobster!and!Lefse!Festival! What7do7you7see7 event4this4year,4we4can4will!feature!Rotarians!and! for7the7future7of7the7 raise4a4ton4of4money4for4community!volunteers! remember. festival? our4community4simply4by4cooking!lobsters,!preparing! The!attention!that!this! having4a4$22.004meal4and4lefse!and!deep!frying!other! unique!food!pairing!has! hosts!50,000!plus!people! fun4with4your4neighbors.”39
  • Fargo%Dome%Parking%Lot%/%August%18,%19,%&%20 Last! year!over! 4300! RedJlicious Lobsters!were! cooked. 40
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  • FMS EVENT Pioneer%Day%/%Bonanzaville PIONEER DAYS Historic Bonanzaville Will Take A Step Back In Time On August 20th & 21st For the Annual Pioneer Days. is!more!than!just!a!historic!site!that!houses!centuryJ Bonanzaville! old!buildings.!!In!fact,!this!museum!represents!the! Pioneer!Days!is!an!annual!event!that!is!held!at!Bonanzaville,!which!replicates! what! life! would! be! like! in! the! valley! over! one! hundred! years! ago.! ! This! is! a! great!opportunity!to!get!in!touch!with!your!heritage!and!discover!your!true!roots.! It!takes! Fargo’s! Bonanzaville!is! over!300 a!historic!museum! !volunteers!to!put! built!in!1869,!is! that!covers!13! on!the!event. preserved!at! acres!of!land. Bonanzaville.47
  • August%20th%&%21st What are Pioneer Days? Pioneer!Days!is!a!reproduction!of!what!life!would!have! been!like!over!one!hundred!years!ago!on!the!prairie.!!!We! have!!many!!different!!demonstrators!!doing!!embroidery,!!woodJ carving!!and!!threshing!along!with!a!wide!variety!of!live!perJ J age!!of!!our!!area!!and!!get!!a!!glimpse!!of!!what!!life!!would!!be!like!How many people come out to Pioneer Days?Last!year!was!a!huge!year!for!the!number!of!people!who!turned!out.!We!estimated!between!3,000J4,000!people!attended!the!event!last!year!and!we!would!like!to!bring!in!the!same,!if!not!more,!this!year.!On!top!of!that!was!the!300!volunteers!who!made!this!event!possible. What is it like coordinating an event like Bonanzaville? It!has!been!challenging!because!it!is!hard!to!juggle!all!of!the!different!details! that!go!into!it!and!all!of!the!people!who!have!to!be!contacted!for!the!event.!! parade!that!goes!through!the!streets!of!Bonanzaville!and!that!is!a!huge!task! by!itself. What is your target audience? Mostly!we!are!trying!to!target!families.!!We!want! them!to!come!out!and!discover!all!the!unique!hisJ tory!and!heritage!that!is!out!at!Bonanzaville. 48
  • FMS HE SAID SHE SAID QUESTION “Hey guys! I’ve been reading your column for some time now and I have what some may call a dilemma. Seri- ously, I think my boyfriend of 3 years might be gay. Help!?” Signed, Meatless in Seattle at!www.1079thefox.com!and!www.froggyweb.co49
  • HE SAID Dave from 107.9 The FoxMayberry,!he’d!be!hanging!with!Bea,!Clara,!and!the!boys!down!at!the!quilting!circle,!and!since!I’m!guessing!your’re!NOT!a!quilter,!lets!see!what!the!Magic!8!Ball!says...Hmm...no!help!there.!Perhaps!! Look,!like!my!granny!always!said!”Is!you!is!hand!is!worth!two!in!the!ol’!bush”!Okay...maybe!not!the!last!one,!but!you!get!my!drift.!If!your!not!cool!with!being!the!beard!in!your!relationship,!simply!move!on.!Your!guy!has!some!‘splainin’!to!do!to!himself!and!until!THAT!nut!gets!cracked..ahem...you!should!get!busy!living.SHE SAID AMANDA FROM FROGGY 99.9! Um…well!I!would!like!to!think!you!would!know?!Are!you!sure!he!isn’t!just!metro!sexual?!Meaning!likes!to!dress!nice,!enjoys!feminine!things,!but!ultimately!wants!to!be!with!a!woman.!Only!you!can!answer!these!questions.!!When!the!obvious!is!gone!in!the!relationship,!then!perhaps!it’s!time!to!move!on.!!If!you!catch!him!enjoying!Eat!Pray!Love,!pedicures!and!tight!jeans!more!than!my!best!of!friends!are!gay!and!they!are!fabulous.!!You!will!forever!have!a!shopping!buddy!who!tells!you!the!actually!into!you!will!be!the!hard!part. 50
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