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Laureate Writers Series – POSTPONED

The Laureate Writers Series event for tonight, Feb.5, the DeGrazia Duo, is postponed because of inclement weather. Stay tuned for new date.

Harpsichord Recital: Eric Brisson

Tuesday | February 12 | 7:30pm Robert A. DuFresne Recital Hall Performing Arts Center | WSU Eric Brisson, professor in the Department of Music at Winona State University, will present a harpsichord recital (details above). Admission is free. The program will include J.S. Bach’s French Suite no.2 in C minor (BWV 813) and Toccata in…

Wing Dam Jammers at Blooming Grounds Friday | February 8 | 7:00-9:00pm Blooming Grounds Coffee House | 50 E. 4rd. St. The Wing Dam Jammers is an acoustic trio whose members include Chris Kendall, Mark Gunderson, and Jim Reineke. We play Americana, Roots music, and originals by our guitar player Chris Kendall. We play at…

WSU Faculty Concert CANCELLED

Update: The February 5th WSU Faculty Concert featuring Dr. Paul Vance has been cancelled.

WSU Faculty Recital: Dr. Paul Vance

Tuesday | February 5 | 7:30pm Robert A. DuFresne Recital Hall Performing Arts Center | WSU The Winona State University Department of Music will present a faculty cello recital featuring Dr. Paul Vance on Baroque cello and accompanied by Eric Brisson (harpsichord) and Matthew Liston (cello). Free Admission. WSU Arts Administration is a member of the…

Second Saturdays at Minnesota Marine Art Museum

Saturday | February 9 | 10:00am-5:00pm Minnesota Marine Art Museum | 800 Riverview Dr. The Minnesota Marine Art Museum’s popular Second Saturdays program is back for 2019! Each Second Saturday features $1 admission and special themed activities based on a theme. Falling near Valentine’s Day, February’s theme is Love & Art. Activities include MMAM highlights…

McKnight Ceramics Exhibition Artist Talk

Artist Talk: Tuesday | February 5 | 5:00pm Stark Hall | Room 103 Reception: Tuesday | February 5 | 6:00-7:00pm Watkins Gallery Winona State University Xilam Bilam Ybarra is an interdisciplinary artist and one of six artists participating in the McKnight Ceramics Exhibition currently on view in the Watkins Gallery. Ybarra’s work in the exhibition…

Laureate Writers Series – February 2019

DEGRAZIA DUO AT THE BLUE HERON Tuesday | February 5 | 7:00pm Blue Heron Coffeehouse A father-son duet will be featured at the February First Tuesday Laureate’s program. Emilio DeGrazia, a writer, and his son Dante, a musician, will synchronize a program of words (unpublished) and music (live and original). Emilio DeGrazia has published scholarly…

RAA Member of the Month: Frozen River Film Festival

The Frozen River Film Festival celebrates their 14th Season this year with over 80 films showing in Winona beginning February 6th and continuing through February 10th in various locations throughout the city. With the theme “Resilience” FRFF continues their tradition of presenting quality films from around the world. Many films, such as “The Interpreters” and…

Magpie Revival at Old Main

Saturday | February 2 | 7:30-9:30pm Old Main | 20869 S. College Avenue Galesville, WI | www.oldmain.org Magpie Revival is an acoustic string and vocal quartet. Like Magpies, they collect songs from a variety of genres: old time country, rock, and gospel/spiritual tunes. They play folk, old time country, rock, and gospel/spiritual tunes. And they…