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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Loading... Responsible for some of rock ‘n’ roll’s most enduring anthems — including “Juke Box Hero,” “Urgent,” “Head Games,” “Say You Will,” “Hot Blooded” and a worldwide hit “I Want to Know What Love Is” — Foreigner continues in concert after almost four decades of contagiously good music. The iconic group will ring in the New Year at the Event Center in Treasure Island Resort &
When brothers Mark and Steve Johnson were in high school their dad, Waldo, bought them each vehicles. But not just any typical car your average teen in the 1970s acquired.
Spotlight event After growing up in Nashville and playing professionally from age 15 on, Mark Stuart set his sights on being a recording/touring artist — and that he did. Stuart will play live next Saturday Dec. 13 at the Oak Center General Store. The show begins at 8 p.m. Throughout the 1980s and ’90s he fronted his own roots music band in the southeast part of the nation. The rock, blues, country and folk mixture that poured from his vocals/guitar/piano/songwriting defined him as being more versatile than some artists, musically speaking, promoters said.
Being named one of the 25 coolest things in the world is kind of a big deal – especially for an independent film festival where the exposure of a movie could change a director’s life. Just recently, Lake Pepin-area’s Flyway Film Festival was named one of “The 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World” according to “MovieMaker Magazine.” The title is not entirely new for the local festival.
The masterminds behind the Phoenix Theatre group are ready to make the holiday season bright, merry and hilarious as they present “Nuncrackers – The Nunsense Christmas Musical.” The comical play written by Dan Goggin, runs Thursday Dec. 11 through Sunday Dec. 14 at the Sheldon Theatre.
In a performance rich with holiday tradition and deep local roots, the Red Wingers Singers carry on in concert with “The Story of the Nativity” Sunday Dec. 7. The show starts at 4 p.m. in the Church of St.
Spotlight : Sabylund Lutheran Church is hosting “Nordic Notes: A concert journey featuring the music and photography of Chris Falteisek,” this Sunday, Dec. 7. The 3 p.m. show in Stockholm is open to the public. The Scandinavian Festival of St.
Fresh off a new record release, Minneapolis-based sister duo the Ericksons will stop to perform live at the Oak Center General Store on Saturday Dec. 6. The audience will hear selections form their fourth full-length album “Bring Me Home” — just released in October at the Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis. The new record is the follow up to last year’s critically acclaimed album “The Wild” and is the second record by the Ericksons engineered by Beau Sorenson at Justin Vernon’s April Base studio.
Growing up, local musician Karie Oberg never crossed paths with fellow local fiddler Mary Vanorny even though they were raised in neighboring communities. Today, the two women plus River Falls native Danny Schwarze create the Irish band Bloomsday Fair. The St. Paul- based trio adds some luck of the Irish to the holiday season in a unique Celtic holiday performance next Saturday Dec. 6 evening at the St. James Hotel. Oberg, on vocals, percussion, flute and whistle, was born in Red Wing and raised in Hager City. After living in St.
Minnesota-based bluegrass band Long Time Gone has ongoing shows sprinkled throughout the year from community events to annual concerts – including their seasonal holiday performance at Hobgoblin Music Loft. Heading into their fourth consecutive year of the annual show, it’s as if the holiday concert has become a Thanksgiving weekend tradition – at least at the loft. The evening begins at 7 p.m. Saturday Nov. 29 with an informal Christmas carol sing-along. The band takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. for two sets of bluegrass.