Stacy Bengs has been a photojournalist at the Red Wing Republican Eagle since 2010. She holds a bachelors degree in journalism and art from the University of Minnesota.
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Spotlight : Hear two local ensembles in a Sheldon Presents performance at Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing in the Garden View Café for a noon concert Thursday April 2. Wolf and the Gang followed by the group Triple A Team are local ensembles featuring students from Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical in Red Wing. Both groups play a combination of folk and classical music. Wolf and the Gang is made up of clarinetists Kami Easlick, Jennifer Newberry and Adriel Muehlbard. Triple A Team is the trio of Muehlbrad on clarinet, Abby Weyant on flute and Angela Quatrini
Notable folk songstress Claudia Schmidt plays a concert in celebration of her latest studio album, “New Whirled Order,” Saturday April 4 in Zumbrota. The show begins 7:30 p.m.
Red Wing Arts Association welcomes the photography of Dave Murphy on display in the Marjorie Vogel Gallery at the Red Wing Depot April 2-May 11. By day, Murphy works as the president and CEO of Red Wing Shoe Co., but calls what he says was once a casual hobby of photography a real love. This show will be the first time his work has been on exhibit. Murphy says he enjoyed an interest in art from a young age, adding any talent he might have likely came from his mother, a painter and needlepoint artist. His love
This year marks the 80th anniversary for a local organization instrumental to the conservation of critical natural habitat bordered by and containing waterways including the Mississippi River, Hay Creek, Cannon...
When teacher David Vincent first began to gather guitar program students to exhibit their talent in concert in 1984, he didn’t quite anticipate the concept would catapult into the collaborative annual showcasing of musicianship it is today. Dubbed “Strings, Winds and Brass,” the Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical variety show each spring features students and faculty alike. This year’s performance is set for 7 p.m.
Six miles upstream from Red Wing is U.S. Lock & Dam No. 3. Serving as one of 29 links in the Upper Mississippi River water stairway, the facility was originally...
Thursday March 19 Crossings at Carnegie John Grabko presents “The Great Hinckley Fire of 1894.” Hear in great detail about the drama and tragedy from the former Minnesota Historical Society employee. When: 7 p.m. Where: 320 East Ave., Zumbrota Cost: Freewill offering More info: 507-732-7616 or www.crossingsatcarnegie.com Fair Trade Books The documentary film “War on Whistleblowers” will be shown with an open discussion to follow. When: 7-8:30 p.m. Where: 320 Bush St. Cost: Free Sheldon Theatre Phoenix Theatre presents “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” by Tennessee Willi
Set in a southern plantation house, a family celebrates the 65th birthday of Big Daddy Pollitt. The mood is somber, despite the festivities, because a number of evils poison the party —greed, sin and desperation — and clawing hopes for the future. Most of the family is living lives as uncomfortable and insecure as the “cat on a hot tin roof.” In a performance of honest and natural dialect, the Phoenix Theatre presents Tennessee William’s play “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” The four-day performance sweep kicks off Thursday March 19 at the Sheldon Theatre for a 7 p.m.
Recognized as an official public holiday in Ireland in 1903, St. Patrick’s Day is a day to recognize Irish heritage celebrated in many parts of the world. Just 50 miles north of Red Wing the Saint Patrick’s Association Inc. has been hosting the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade — flooding the winding streets of St. Paul with tens of thousands of spectators. Now in its 49th year, the spirited tribute pays homage to St.
HAGER CITY — Trudi Schaefer has a faerie fascination. But the Hager City resident is not obsessed with the imaginative nature-loving winged ones.