Now that Kathleen Putrah’s crèche collection exceeds 150 sets, she is focusing on sharing it with those close to her and with guests of the Paradise Center for the Arts.
If You Go What: “Best of Broadway” When: Saturday, June 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 4 at 2 p.m. Where: Paradise Center for the Arts, 321 Central Ave., Faribault Tickets: $15 for members, $20 for non-members and $10 for students
On Saturday (May 13) the Wanamingo Lions Club will host its pancake breakfast at the Community Center from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. to kick off the day’s Syttende Mai events in Wanamingo.
Dianna Parks foray into Linda Ronstadt didn’t begin with the hits, instead the first Ronstadt album she bought was the 1984 “Lush Life,” Ronstadt’s venture into Big Band music.
As Chuck Fold settled down and started a family, he noticed a trend in the specific music that his children listened to throughout the day and decided to put his own spin on it.
With its range of songs and comedic moments, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” has become a mainstay of high school theater departments and Faribault High School students will put their own spin on the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber work.
Eli Hoehn has always wanted more music with late-night talk shows, and with “The Banjo Hour with Captain Gravitone & the String Theory Orchestra,” he got just that.
With each turn of the page of the calendar, the motion becomes more comfortable, but the play “Calendar Girls” certainly gives audiences a reason to pause for contemplation.
The Merner Concert Series is providing classical music appreciators a venue to experience the serene sounds of talented musicians from across the state.
Want an arena rock show without the hassle of driving to an arena? Get ready for the arrival of Horizontal Hero at the Paradise Center for the Arts.
Faribault High School students will get to test their improv skills Saturday with the return of Mental Floss II at the Black Box Theatre from 7-9 p.m.
As part of its 10th anniversary, the Paradise Center for the Arts wanted to feature Minnesota artists with its concert series.
When Judy Saye-Willis started thinking about sustainability, it led her down a comprehensive path to exploring the use of natural dye in her work.
The perceived lack of a cohesive arts community in Faribault ultimately led the Minneapolis-based Artspace to determine Faribault was not ready for the development of a live-work artist space.
“Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery” isn’t the typical Sherlock Holmes fare, that much is evident from the moment the curtain rises.
Faribault High School’s Children’s Theatre is returning for its 19th annual production and this time, it’s seeking understanding through commonalities with “Folk Tales for Fun.”
F-Town Brewing Company will celebrate its collaboration with the Faribault Woolen Mill along with Faribault businesses Saturday with its Mocha Stout Holiday Celebration.
Too busy with last minute shopping to catch a holiday music performance? Well, the Faribault Area Community Band has you covered.
The Faribault Woolen Mill provided blankets during World War I and World War II, but when much of the mill’s workforce went off to fight in those wars, women stepped into those jobs to keep the mill running.
Marissa Kenney heard rumors way back at the start of school that the Faribault Middle School musical was going to be “The Lion King.” But for the longest time, mum was the word.
By day, she teaches music theory and vocal technique at the Institute of Production and Recording in Minneapolis. At one time in her career she was signed to Warner Bros. Records, and even co-wrote an award winning phone book company jingle that was featured in a commercial.
For author and sports enthusiast Patrick Mader, the inspiration for his new book, “Minnesota Gold,” came from a passing thought on a canoe trip.
Where can you find a teacher, a social worker, a nurse, a farmer and a college student all working together toward a common goal?
Following the success of last year’s performance of George Handel’s “Messiah,” the Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra will be reviving the piece again as part of its 36th season with two performances — on Dec. 11 at the Cathedral of Our Merciful Saviour in Faribault, and on Dec. 13 at St. Wenc…
The Paradise Center for the Arts stage will be doubly merry and bright this December with performances of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” and “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” billed together as “Twice The Cheer This Year,” opening on Dec. 4.
If there is one take away that cast member Karissa Caddy wants people to know about the Faribault High School production of “A Haunting We Will Go,” it’s that within the show, “There’s more than meets the eye.”
A decade into his career as a painter, artist Adam McCauley said that his work has always been within the abstract.
Painters, sculptors, jewelers and more will be opening the doors to their art studios the weekend of Oct. 17 for the 11th annual South Central Minnesota Studio ARTour.
With its upcoming performance, puppet theater company “Z Puppets Rosenschnoz” is inviting audience members to turn their “Arrghs” into “Oms.”
One of the recipients from the inaugural round of Fairbault Pride grants given by the Faribault Foundation is already putting it to use.
If your autumn weekends aren’t already booked up with something to do, the Paradise Center for The Arts has you covered with four additional events that were just recently added to its October and November calendar.
Mankato-based author Rachael Hanel never imagined she would be writing the story in her book entitled “We’ll Be The Last Ones to Let You Down.”
While experts recommend you drink upwards of eight glasses of water a day, the Paradise Center for The Arts is demanding that patrons “Don’t Drink The Water” as its theater season continues.
For the artists that worked ‘en plein air’ during Faribault’s outdoor summer concert series, it’s time to pack it up and bring it inside.
Averaging 150 shows a year and heading into its 15th year as a band, the bluegrass outfit, Monroe Crossing, brings its pickin’ and fiddlin’ sounds to the Paradise Center for The Arts on Sept. 11.