The River Arts Alliance generates creative, financial and intellectual resources in order to strengthen communications among all entities, elevate the quality of art for all and enrich lives through the arts.

Trashion Show

Thursday | October 18 | 7:00pm Winona Public Library winona.lib.mn.us/ Are you a local fashionista? Are you a creative idea thinker? Do you think you have what it takes to create an entire outfit out recycled materials? Now is your chance to try it out during the Winona Public Library’s Trashion Show where design teams…

Page Series: Manual Cinema

Sunday | October 7 | 3:00pm Page Theatre | 700 Terrace Heights page.smumn.edu/project/manual-cinema-end-of-tv/ With shadow puppetry, green screen technology, and live music, Manual Cinema creates a 21st Century take on the silent movie. The End of TV depicts the decline of an American rust belt city through the stories of Flo and Louise. Flo is…

Lebanon, USA Page Theatre Opening and Panel Discussion

Tuesday | October 2 | 5:30-7:30pm Page Theatre | 700 Terrace Heights page.smumn.edu/project/lebanon-usa-panel-discussion-and-opening-reception/ Fadi BouKaram and Sharon Mansur discuss how cultural identity influences their artistic practice. Following the discussion, enjoy refreshments, meet the artists, and view Lebanon, USA in the Ben Miller Lobby. This event is part of The Cedar Tree Project, a season-long exploration…

Fadi BouKaram: Lebanon, USA Artist Talk

Tuesday | October 2 | 12:15-1:15pm Page Theatre | 700 Terrace Heights page.smumn.edu/project/fadi-boukaram-artist-talk/ In 2016 Lebanese photographer Fadi BouKaram quit his job, came to the U.S., and rented an RV. He spent five months on the road visiting 47 towns with the same name as his country, seeking a Lebanon without war. He also discovered…

Gate City Dixieland Jazz Band Free Concert

Sunday | September 30 | 1:30-3:00pm Jaycee Pavilion by East Lake Winona Come hear a mix of Dixieland and gospel music! Join in a few sing-a-long songs! In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held at Wesley United Methodist Church, corner of Main and Broadway. To offset costs, a free will offering will…

Laureate Writers Series – October 2018

Spoken Word Poet Pam Whitfield Tuesday | October 2 | 7:00-9:30pm Blue Heron Coffeehouse www.blueheroncoffeehouse.com Spoken Word poet Pam Whitfield will perform as part of the Laureate Writers Series. The program will begin at 7pm. After the reading, there will be an open mic, with the optional theme of Love. The program is free and…

Winona Symphony Orchestra announces 2018-2019 season

Fall Concert Saturday | October 6 | 7:30pm Preconcert talk at 7:00pm Harriet Johnson Auditorium | Somsen Hall Winona State University The Winona Symphony Orchestra announces its 2018-2019 season, From Minnesota with Love, featuring concerts inspired by Minnesota composers, performers, and symphonies. The 2018-2019 season includes a Fall Concert on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018; a…

2019 Bluff Country Studio Art Tour Seeking Applications

bluffcountrystudioarttour.org/ Bluff Country Studio Art Tour of SE Minnesota is accepting applications from artists and galleries interested in participating in their 2019 event taking place April 26-28, 2019. The tour area is from Winona south to the Iowa border and from Preston east to the Mississippi River. Artists outside this area may be hosted at…

Community Pavers Public Glazing Day

Wednesday | September 26 | 5:00-7:00pm Jovy Rockey Jewelry | 78 E 3rd St www.facebook.com/events/264631270908074/ The community is welcome on a first come first serve basis to glaze a tile that will be part of the public art installation on the project block of 3rd street. At the end of the project (November) community members…

WSU International Music Series Concert

Nirmala Rajasekar, Music of South India Thursday | September 27 | 6:00-7:00pm Performing Arts Center, Room 159 (Choral Rehearsal Room) Winona State University www.winona.edu/music/musicseries.asp Nirmala Rajasekar began her musical training with the Veena at age 6 and her career as a soloist when she was 13. Rajasekar has performed Carnatic Music vocally and on the…