Author Archives: Heidi Bryant

Selfie Inspired Art Classes @ MCA

Follow the footsteps of famous artists such as Picasso, Van Gogh and Frida Kahlo and learn the tricks and techniques of a variety of self-portrait styles. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to admire that beautiful face in the mirror and play with exciting materials.

Dates: Mondays, Oct. 28–Nov. 18

4:30–5:30 pm, 1st–3rd grade
5:30–6:30 pm, grades 4+

Cost: $59 includes all supplies


For more information call: 507-453-5500 or email:

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn more about the benefits of membership, please visit:



Saturday | October 26 | 3:00pm Wesley United Methodist Church 114 W Broadway | Winona, MN A program of spooky organ and handbell music sponsored by the Riverland chapter of American Guild of Organists. Admission by Free Will Offering. Email for more information. The Charles Wesley Center for Sacred Music and Arts is a… Continue Reading

Sorry to Bother You Film Screening

Friday | October 25 | 7:00-9:00pm WSU | Stark 103 Winona State’s 2019 University Theme Film Series: “Careers, Conflicts, and Callings” Continues with Sorry to Bother You (2018, dir. Boots Riley). This Sundance hit mashup of sci-fi tropes and irreverent humor had the attention of critics and audiences alike last year for its savvy take… Continue Reading

Mister James and Mister Jeff DVD

There is a DVD copy of the play Mister James and Mister Jeff at the Winona Public Library, for those who missed it and would like to see it! Mister James and Mister Jeff is the mostly true story of James W. Stovall and “Old Jeff”…two escaped slaves who arrived in Winona after the Civil… Continue Reading

An Evening of Haunted Tales

Friday | October 25 | 7:30pm Saturday | October 26 | 7:30pm Old Main | 3rd Floor Auditorium 20869 College Ave | Galesville, WI Local talent perform Haunting tales. Directed by Diane Thatcher. Adults $10. Students Free. Old Main Historical & Community Arts Center is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn… Continue Reading

Patina at the Trempealeau Hotel

Friday | October 25 | 6:00-9:00pm Trempealeau Hotel | 11332 Main St. Trempealeau, WI After a short break, Patina is back playing at the Trempealeau Hotel. Come join us for some great traditional Irish music, some originals and a few covers from Irish based bands. Always a great time at the Trempealeau Hotel! Greg… Continue Reading

17 Blocks Film Screening

Tuesday | October 22 | 7:00-9:30pm WSU | Stark 103 17 Blocks (2019, dir. Davy Rothbart). Award-winning director Davy Rothbart will appear at WSU to present his verité-inspired documentary charting the challenges faced by four generations of the Sanford-Durant family just blocks from the nation’s capital, but beset by extreme poverty, gang-related violence, drug… Continue Reading

The October Schmooze

What are your needs as an artist or arts supporter? How do we find support in our efforts to promote the arts in the Winona area? Wednesday | October 23 | 5:30 to 7:00pm Ed's (no name) Bar | 252 E 3rd St Join Jovy Rockey and River Arts Alliance for our October Schmooze. Jovy… Continue Reading


Tuesday | October 15 | 7:00-8:30pm The Oaks Wine Bar | Top Floor 75 W 3rd St | Winona Auditions will be held for performers aged 8-88 for the original works by Ruth Bures: “Here Comes Christmas” and “Christmas Star Search.” Please bring a prepared song and be ready to read. Performance dates are December… Continue Reading