Arts & Entertainment

Sarah Schilling finds ideas in many places  by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Little Falls resident Sarah Schilling always has a mile-long list of projects for the home she shares with husband, Dan, and their 3-year-old daughter, Bailey. “I spent most of my life in a hardware store,” Schilling said. When she was five, Schilling’s father, [...]

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Great River Arts (GRA) will present its spring dinner theater production of “Crimes of the Heart,” by Beth Henley Friday and Saturday, April 4 – 5, and Thursday – Saturday, April 10, 11 and 12. Dinner theater is an opportunity for community members to exhibit their talents and passion for acting, directing and building sets. [...]

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Drama Director Sheri Menden said energy is bubbling through the halls of Royalton High School (RHS) as students run lines for their upcoming play, A Feuding’ Over Yonder by Le Roma Greth. Performing a play following the likes of the Hatfields and McCoys has never been part of the repertoire for the drama club.  Senior [...]

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Often recognized as the “Pavarotti of Gospel Music” Robert Robinson returns to Onamia and sing with the Bethany Lutheran Youth as a benefit for their annual mission trip this summer to poverty-filled areas in New York. The concert will be held at the Holy Cross Center and Church. “It has been six years since I [...]

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Long Prairie co-op marking 35th year by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Conveniently situated in downtown Long Prairie, Everybody’s Market has been serving the community since 1978, when it began as a workers co-operative. Marking its 35th year, the market is now a consumer’s co-op. It is the second-oldest retail business in Long Prairie that has remained [...]

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Added jobs and healthier eating among the benefits for Morrison County by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Sprout MN is a ‘food hub’ established in Brainerd by Bob and Arlene Jones of The Farm on St. Mathias, building a network that now includes 40 growers in eight counties. Carol Anderson of Morrison County Development Center is coordinating [...]

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There were many “winners” in the Upsala Community Variety Show VI held Feb. 23 in the Upsala School auditorium, including the two large audiences that took in the matinee and evening shows.  The two-hour spectacular showcased 20 samples of Upsala’s “finest and funnest.” Singing a pair of Johnny Cash’s most popular tunes, the “The Out [...]

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The 2014 “Poetry on the Wall” event was celebrated with a reception, poetry reading and announcement of the winners at the Q Gallery in the Franklin Arts Center.  The reception included an exhibit of 52 poems and a standing room only audience with more than 70 in attendance. Twenty-one poets read one of their submitted [...]

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The Great River Arts (GRA) invites everyone to “pony up for the arts” at this year’s Wild West-theme Party for the Arts, Saturday, March 1, from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m., at the art center in downtown Little Falls. The party for the arts is GRA’s annual spring fundraiser, celebrating current members and welcoming new [...]

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