Author Archives: Heidi Bryant

UndocumentedGreat Lakes Poets on Social Justice

Thursday | May 30 | 5:00pm Bell Art Room | Winona Public Library Five Poets Laureate will read in celebration of the anthology Undocumented—Great Lakes Poets on Social Justice, just published by Michigan State University Press. The book is organized around themes from the Southern Poverty Law Center’s “Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community… Continue Reading

Summer Community Ceramics Class

Mondays | 6:00-9:00pm June 17, 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Saint Mary’s University camps.smumn.edu/project/ceramics-class/ Once again this summer Lisa Truax will be teaching a Community Ceramics Class at Saint Mary’s University. This community class is for people of all experience levels. Student will receive instruction in the area of ceramics they wish to… Continue Reading

Beginning Watercolor Class at Mississippi Mornings

Thursdays beginning May 23 | 12:00-3:00pm Mississippi Mornings Art Studio | LeMoille Dr on Hwy 61 kathykovala.com Kathy Kovala will be teaching a beginning watercolor class at the Mississippi Mornings Art Studio. This will be a comprehensive class where you will learn how to choose art supplies, clean brushes, tear paper, and a basic "starting… Continue Reading

Films for Bike Month

Sunday | May 19 | 3:00-4:00pm Winona East End Rec Center | 210 Zumbro St. facebook.com/events/799366510425579 In collaboration with the Live Well Winona and Winona County PartnerSHIP, Frozen River Film Festival will be offering a set of short, bike-related films to celebrate Bike Month. Free, and open to the public, this is a family-friendly event.… Continue Reading

Third Thursday Song Circle

Thursday | May 16 | 7:00-8:30pm Winona Arts Center | 225 E 5th St The Winona Arts Center will hold its Third Thursday Song Circle this week (details above). All are welcome to this community singing experience. Songs are chosen by the participants from the book Rise Up Singing, which contains words, chords, and sources for… Continue Reading

SHIFT~ a performance salon with poet Mai’a Williams and musician woolen lover

Saturday | May 18 | 7:00-9:00pm Infinity Yoga Studio | 119 W 3rd St facebook.com/events/176952963208437/ SHIFT ~ a performance salon with poet Mai’a Williams and musician woolen lover. Curated by Sharon Mansur ~a cozy evening of poetry, music, lively conversation & tasty snacks. Cost: $8 suggested donation at the door, no reservations needed! about Mai’a:… Continue Reading

May Jazz Jam to Honor Veterans

Sunday | May 19 | 6:30-9:30pm Island City Brewing | 65 E Front St. islandcitybrew.com With Memorial Day just around the corner, H3O Jazz Trio will match all donations collected at this month’s Island City Jazz Jam. The goal is to raise funds to add one or more engraved bricks memorializing vets at the Winona… Continue Reading

MCA Main reACTion Auditions (ages 8-13 years)

Sunday | May 19 | 6:00-8:00pm Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts | 1164 W. Howard (10th) mca.smumn.edu/2019/05/03/main-reaction-auditions/ Actors/Actresses ages 8-1 are invited to audition for an improv troupe performing weekly in various locations throughout Winona’s historic downtown during summer 2019. Weekly performances on Tuesdays: 6/11, 6/18, 6/25, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6 (+4 rehearsals, TBD).… Continue Reading