Award-winning playwright, actor and educator Anna Deavere Smith has been given the Humanities Medal by a U.S. president and been presented an award for authentic journalism during her decades-long career.
If You Go What: Club Caravan Where: The Grand Event Center, 316 Washington St., Northfield When: Thursday, June 1 from 7-11 p.m. Cost: $10 in advance, $15 at the door. There are discounts for Minnesota Music Coalition members and students.
With careers, families and geographic distance a factor, Fred the Bear band members and childhood friends Rick Roy and Ray Coudret finally found time to put down their live sound in an album.
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.
Northfield High School students are putting their own spin on Shakespeare’s classic, “Twelfth Night,” with their upcoming production, which is set to open Thursday at the Northfield High School auditorium.
The characters of Lorna Landvik’s 1995 release, “Patty Jane’s House of Curl,” didn’t only leave an impression with readers, it left an impression on Landvik herself.
A couple of drinks can bring out amateur singers, but those in attendance at the “Singing and Sipping” event won’t have to worry about hearing cringe-worthy notes.
The title kind of says it all with the collection of one-act plays, “All in the Timing” and students from Arcadia Charter School will see if their timing is right with their production of the David Ives work.
A canceled gig became Northfield’s gain this week when Americana musician Josh Harty suddenly found a free night in his schedule.
Anne Sullivan’s task of trying to teach a deaf and blind Helen Keller how to communicate in 1887 was nothing short of monumental. As for the accomplishment, it became something of a miracle.
A Northfield native and his former instructor have delved into the world of art theft, and their research has revealed some alarming facts.
Decades worth of familial tension erupts to the surface in “August: Osage County,” and through the course of three acts, St. Olaf College students are exploring the fissures that lead to an explosion of emotion with their production of the show.
The spring air has gotten people thinking of the outdoors and that has the Northfield Arts and Culture Commission exploring the outdoors with its latest exhibit at Northfield City Hall.
This year’s Northfield area all-school art show at the Northfield Arts Guild is borrowing its title “Artopia” from the popular animated movie “Zootopia.”
Arcadia Charter School sophomore Anna Kochevar’s poetry reciting prowess has landed her a trip to Washington D.C. to test her mettle against the best in the nation.
When playing music at home became nearly impossible, Martha Larson started searching for a spot of her own. What she found out was there were many others in Northfield seeking a practice space.
Students shelve sports to participate in Rock ‘N’ Roll Revival; others wait years for their chance to be part of the show. The biennial production is a spectacle visually as well as for the reverence it holds among the cast and crew.
“Black Sun: Rini Yun Keagy with Miljohn Ruperto,” the latest exhibit at the Flaten Art Museum at St. Olaf College, creates a whirlwind of thought about the Earth, its history, its future and the people who inhabit it.
Brendon Etter has spent years as a performer with the Northfield Arts Guild Theater, but now he’ll make his directorial debut with “Dial M for Murder.”
The Carleton Players are taking on William Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice” with a collaborative approach that has included multiple departments and outreach to Northfield schools.
In an event-filled weekend, Northfielders will have another reason to step out Saturday when Dan Gaarder and Randy Broughten perform at the Tavern Lounge.
The Cannon River Watershed Partnership’s Downstream Environmental Film Series is set to begin a three-week session of films and discussion related to the environment, environmental justice, activism, and dams and healthy waterways.
Storytelling includes history and KARE 11’s Boyd Huppert uses it often to tell stories as part of his “Land of 10,000 Stories” segment.
Tuck and Patti have spent nearly 40 years making music together and touring the globe, treating audiences to one-of-a-kind performances with each set.
Carleton College is hosting an innovative dance project throughout January and February where audience members are asked to engage with the work instead of having more of a passive viewing experience.
Carlweton College is celebrating Chinese art and the art of preservation through Feb. 19 with its exhibit of Chinese paintings from the Ming and Qing Dynasties.
Between fronting Trampled by Turtles, performing in Dead Man Winter and a solo tour, finding time for Dave Simonett to perform at the 411 Concert Series in Northfield wasn’t easy.
The words of Martin Luther King Jr. are often repeated, but they’re needed to be heard by every generation so it knows the history behind what King stood up against.
This past year saw the launch of several exciting ventures around Northfield in the arts and entertainment world, including the reopening of the Northfield Public Library.
Paul Niemisto, Emeritus Associate Professor at St Olaf College, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program grant to Finland in music from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
Explaining poultry-centered regenerative agriculture is neither exciting nor easy for a layperson to understand so that’s why Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin blended the retelling of his life story with that of a Guatemalan folk character in his recently released autobiographical book.
It’s been a busy year of touring for Earl Thomas but, he’s returning to Northfield Saturday after appearing at The Grand Event Center back in January.
Bob Gregory-Bjorklund initially tried to avoid directing a production of “You Can’t Take It With You” because of its ubiquity among high school theaters, but he was quick to return to it this fall.