River Arts Alliance supports and celebrates regional arts and culture by organizing educational programs, community events, and public art projects while promoting opportunities for artists and facilitating collaborations between organizations in the Winona region.

MCA Irish Dancers to Perform @ Watkins Manor

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Wednesday | March 18 | 6:00-6:45pm Watkins Manor | 175 E Wabasha St mca.smumn.edu/events/ Come enjoy some Irish dancing performed by our talented Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) dancers at the beautiful Watkins Manor. This is a free performance. For more information: visit mca.smumn.edu, email mca@smumn.edu or call 507-453-5500….

Irish Holiday Dinner and Concert

Saturday | March 14 | 6:00pm Old Main | 20869 College Ave | Galesville, WI www.oldmain.org Celebrate the Irish Holiday with a Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner (6:00 p.m.) And a Concert of Irish Music (7:00 p.m.) with the Creek Chicks & Doug Mahlum Proceeds go to the Elevator Fund Old Main Historical & Community…

MCA Jazz Combos Free Concert

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Sunday | March 22 | 5:30pm Wellington’s Pub & Grill 1429 W Service Dr mca.smumn.edu/events/ The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) jazz combos are busy rehearsing for this upcoming concert that is FREE and open to the public. MCA is home to three jazz combos: the Duke, Dizzy, and…

LA Theatre Works Audition and Monologue Workshop

Wednesday | March 11 | 3:45-4:45pm Figliulo Recital Hall | Saint Mary’s Performance Center pagetheatre.org/project/latw-workshop/ Taught by LA Theatre Works company members, this workshop offers student and professional actors techniques that are invaluable in pursuing a career in theater, television and film. Topics may include dealing with audition anxieties, etiquette with casting directors and directors,…

LA Theatre Works: SEVEN

Wednesday | March 11 | 7:30pm Page Theatre | 700 Terrace Heights pagetheatre.org/project/la-theatre-works-seven/ SEVEN is a riveting documentary play by seven female writers based on personal interviews with seven remarkable women who faced life-threatening obstacles before bringing heroic changes to their home countries of Pakistan, Nigeria, Ireland, Afghanistan, Guatemala, Russia and Cambodia. Playwrights Carol K….

Western Sahara & Palestine

An evening of artistic resistance against occupation Thursday | March 5 | 7:30-9:00pm Public Launch | 119 E 3rd St Suggested donation: $10. No reservations necessary. Light refreshments will be served. Hosted by Public Launch, a collaborative space and project of Engage Winona and Art of the Rural. DESCRIPTION Settler colonization of Indigenous land is…

Nia and the Dance Arts

Saturday | March 7 | 10:30am-noon Winona Friendship Center | 251 Main St Join us for a wonderful time of exploring the dance arts in Nia: modern dance, jazz dance, and the freedom created by Isadora Duncan.  Mary Lee Eischen will demonstration a few of our Nia moves and then everyone can move the choreography…

MCA’s Main reACTion at Island City Brewing Company

Wednesday | March 4 | 6:00-8:00pm Wednesday | March 18 | 6:00-8:00pm Island City Brewing Co | 65 E Front St mca.smumn.edu/events/ Main reACTion is a youth improvisational theatre group made of Winona area youth. The kids will have you laughing as they perform comedy through improvisational theatre games, making everything up as they go…

MCA Jazz Benefit Concert for Food Shelf @ Café Congo

Wednesday | March 4 | 7:00pm First Congregational Church | 161 W Broadway St mca.smumn.edu/events/ Jazz students from the Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) will perform a benefit concert for Winona’s Food Shelf kicking off MN FoodShare’s March Campaign. Admission is by free-will donation to the cause. Please join us; it’s an opportunity to…

Dr. Eric Brisson, Piano Concert

Saturday | March 7 | 7:30pm Old Main | 20869 College Ave | Galesville, WI www.oldmain.org/gale-star-events.html Pianist Eric Brisson holds a Doctorate degree in piano performance from the University of Montréeal. He is currently on the faculty of Winona State University. He will be playing: Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue in d minor, BWV 903 by…