September 17, 2012
Before we transition into the fall and the Hollywood awards season, here is a look back at this summer’s movies:
The Avengers – The match up of superheroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Captain America, Thor, Hawkeye, Black Widow, and Nick Fury was some of the most fun to be had at the movies all summer.
The Dark Knight Rises – This cycle of Batman films came to one hell of a finale. But beyond entertaining us, Christopher Nolan’s...
September 21, 2011
Last week I coordinated a week-long 9/11 Film Series on the Winona State University campus. After the screenings I wrote posts for the Sounds of Cinema blog, reflecting on each picture. You can find links to those below:
August 4, 2011
Big Man was feeling overwhelmed and cranky. The previous call night was a killer so I found a sitter for two and half hours and whisked him away to a movie. This might not sound like the best use of time, but I could see the evening ahead- him feeling like the kids were clawing at him and me feeling like I was running interference. Instead, I opted for bailing as many a stellar parent will do.
February 10, 2011
We visited the Winona County History Center this week and took a walk down Winona’s timeline. It truly was a journey to the past.
February 4, 2011
Members of the Winona State Wombats took home the top prize in the annual Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival’s “Stage Crew Showdown,” hosted this year in Ames, Iowa
One of the largest theatrical showdowns in the Midwest was won by a team of wombats.
These wombats are four technical theatre students from Winona State University: Alex Jung, Miranda Zuffa, Dan Fredell and team captain, Amanda Gerhke—also known as the Winona State Wombats—who competed in the annual Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival’s “Stage Crew Showdown,” hosted this year in Ames, Iowa from January...
January 27, 2011
The Winhawks varsity marked a 91-77 win against the Polar Bears in their eighth meet of the season and the junior varsity won, 62-35
January 24, 2011
Day or night, above land or sea or even above solid overcast, pilot and avid plane rider Drake Hokanson always find ample reward for his eyes
November 16, 2010
Captain Rick Karnath and Erik Broom discuss Winona's history in relation to the river and railroad
By Steam: How Winona Grew with Steamboat & Railway Transportation with Capt. Richard Karnath & Erik Brom, Thursday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m.
June 18, 2010
Great River Shakespeare Festival: WWII Veterans Speak
Monday, June 21 at 6 p.m.
The Great River Shakespeare Festival will feature a panel discussion with local World War II veterans as well as conversation about its 2010 season plays, The Daly News, Othello, and The Comedy of Errors as part of its annual Community Forum this Monday, June 21st at 6:00PM in the Winona State University Performing Arts Center.
February 16, 2010
Women's National Curling Team from Wisconsin set to compete at the Curling Club National Championship Feb. 20-27 in Madison, Wis.