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arts and entertainment

June 19, 2016
The arts association will present a Concert in the Park series in Central Park on Wednesday nights and the Fourth of July. (photo by Chap Achen)
Plein Air artists coming back to paint the town
June 19, 2016 - 9:58am
June 18, 2016
Rolling River Music Festival kicks off July 16 at Red Wing’s Central Park.
Get ready to rock
June 18, 2016 - 11:25am
Star of the North plays in Central Park
June 18, 2016 - 8:31am
June 17, 2016
A boat tour of Lake Pepin is scheduled for Friday with the hopes of garnering support from the area’s artists to help with raising awareness of the lake’s sediment problems. (photo by Dennis Newton)
Boat tour hopes to build bridge to arts community
June 17, 2016 - 5:00pm
June 16, 2016
Downtown Plaza resident Bert Madtson leaves the first book in the building’s free library. She selected “I am Malala,” about a girl who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban for fighting for her right to an education. (photo by Maureen McMullen)
Plaza Free Library aims to spread love of reading
June 16, 2016 - 5:00pm
June 9, 2016
Saturday's 1920s-themed Speakeasy Party aims to raise money to re-launch the Red Wing Trolley Company.
Speak Easy party to launch trolley fundraising
June 9, 2016 - 5:00pm
Red Wing Trolley Co. made its last run in 2013. Several area residents hope to have it back on the road this fall — and educating high school students through the process.
Red Wing Trolley Co. is back
June 9, 2016 - 7:30am
June 6, 2016
Motorcyclists cruise the Great River Road near Maiden Rock.  (photo by Stacy Bengs)
Summer spoiler: Get the scoop on the season’s hottest events
June 6, 2016 - 6:00am
June 2, 2016
Deaf artists explore new territory at Tower View
June 2, 2016 - 6:00am
May 30, 2016
Lichen can shroud headstone details, like the shaking hands on this headstone at St. John’s Cemetery in Red Wing. (photo by Maureen McMullen)
‘Save Your Stones’: Headstones offer insight into our history
May 30, 2016 - 7:30am
May 25, 2016
Aretha Franklin postpones gig due to illness
May 25, 2016 - 2:42pm
May 17, 2016
Algerian musicians in Ifrikya Spirit make their U.S. debut on tour as part of Center Stage, a public diplomacy initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs that is coming to Red Wing in 2016-17.
Presenting a new season at the Sheldon
May 17, 2016 - 6:00am
May 15, 2016
Animal close-ups, hazy landscapes paired in new exhibit at Crossings
May 15, 2016 - 2:00pm
May 13, 2016
The orphans sing “It’s the Hard Knock Life” during a dress rehearsal for “Annie,” which opened Thursday at the Sheldon Theatre. (Aerie photo)
Review: Sunny cast propels RWHS’s ‘Annie’
May 13, 2016 - 5:27pm
May 4, 2016
William Warr Jr. was foreman of the decorating department at Red Wing Potteries (1949-54) and also designed some dinnerware patterns. His daughter sent this photo to the Pottery Museum of Red Wing, which would love to identify the women in it, if anyone knows who they are. “Bird of Paradise” and “Caprice” — sample plates shown above — were in materials saved by designer William Warr Jr.
Museum to recreate pottery luncheon
May 4, 2016 - 5:00pm