Minnesota HomeBrew Music Show (05/25/17)

Area News and Events,Minnesota Homebrew by GlenBraget on May 26, 2017
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Mellow is the tone of this show with songs by Steven Klassen, Diane Jarvi, Dave Cofell and others. And we report on Modist Breweing’s plan to design beers based on customer preferences. Cool!

MHB 05/25/2017 Playlist

1 Blinded by Love – Molly Maher & Her Disbelievers
2 Only for One Moment – Dave Cofell
3 8 Days Old – Matt Muller
4 To the Sea – Diane Jarvi
5 Dance Song – Steven Klassen
6 Dark Days – Harbor & Home
7 Rock Where I Stand – Rod Kinny
8 Dumpster Pearls – Jessica Myshack
9 P.S. I Love You – Lexi Wyman
10 Easy Street – Half Nelson

Pioneer 90.1 FM “Weekly Arts Calendar” 5-25 through 5-28

Area News and Events,featured by GlenBraget on May 26, 2017

“Weekly Arts Calendar”
Thursday, May 25th through Sunday, May 28th

 3 Fred Keller – Musician in concert beginning at 2pm @Kittson County Museum in Lake Bronson, MN.

 7 -10 Northwest Minnesota’s annual country music festival “Kick’n Up Kountry” @Wagon Wheel Ridge in Karlstad, MN. Performers include Clay Walker, Chase Bryant and Kane Brown.

 8 A free Bluegrass Jam Session is scheduled at “The Ember” in downtown Grand Forks. The music runs from 7 until 9 pm.

 10 -11 2017 “Art on the Red” will be held in downtown Grand Forks in Town Square, the greenway and Cabela’s parking lot in East Grand Forks. Media include ceramics, drawing, glass, jewelry, metal, naturals and painting. Dozens of food vendors will be on hand. The main stage will have live theatre and ethnic dance performances. Live music includes Folk, Bluegrass and Jazz.

 21 -24 The Norman County Fair in Ada, MN. The “Mighty Thomas Carnival” will be on the midway.

Update from the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) (5/23/17)

Area News and Events,Northwest MN Arts Council by GlenBraget on May 26, 2017

The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) recently awarded their Art Advocate of the Year Award to Jane Vigness of Climax, MN.
Jane is the public librarian at the Lake Agassiz Regional Library branch in Climax and is active in the Sandhill Historical Society as well as the Association of the French of the North (AFRAN). As an AFRAN board member, Jane helps to organize their Chautauqua & French-Canadian Metis Arts Festival near Red Lake Falls, MN in late August. Jane has written about the event, including AFRANS’s newsletters and an article in their book titled “Treaty at Old Crossing To Invite Enlightened Understanding.

Pioneer 90.1 Weekly Arts Calendar – NW Minnesota and Beyond! 5-18 through 5-21

Area News and Events,Featured Programs by GlenBraget on May 19, 2017

“Weekly Arts Calendar”
Thursday, May 18th through Sunday, May 21st

19 “Little Shop of Horrors” continues this weekend at the Fire Hall Theater in downtown Grand Forks. Performance time this Friday and Saturday is 7:30 pm. There’s also a 2:00 pm matinee on Sunday.
20 The 1st Annual “Chocolate Walk” in downtown Nisswa, MN.
20 The Minnesota Opera performs “La Boheme” at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul. Performance time Saturday is 7:30 pm. A Sunday matinee is scheduled for 2:00 pm.
21 Live Music on the Lawn…. with “The Misadventures “and the 2nd Annual Show ‘n Shine Car Show @Arts on Fifth in Stephen, MN.
21 Anthony Ross, Principal Cello of the Minnesota Orchestra, will be the featured soloist at the Ives Auditorium in Bloomington, MN. Performance time is 3:00 pm.
24 Roseau Elementary School’s Spring Program for Grades 1through 3. Performances are at 10am and 2pm @Roseau School Theater.
27 “Poison & Telsa” will give a concert at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. More information at 701-792-1420.

Update from the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) (5/16/17)

Area News and Events,Northwest MN Arts Council by GlenBraget on May 17, 2017

Gayle Moen was recently awarded the Northwest Artist of the Year Award. Gayle lives in Shelly, MN and is a talented musician and choral director. She plays the piano and organ and directs with endless enthusiasm. Gayle is a teacher in the Crookston School District.
Gayle’s lifelong commitment to music includes teaching piano, giving vocal lessons, and working with numerous choral and local theater groups. Many of her students have gone on to have a career in music. Gayle became the church organist at the age of 12. She was the founder, director, accompanist and the arranger of the Inspirations, a traveling gospel concert choir for 37 years. Under her direction, the group released 9 albums. She now directs, accompanies and arranges the Praise Singers at Trinity Lutheran Church in Crookston. In addition, Gayle recorded a solo piano album.

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