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OWATONNA — “Funny Girl” — the story of Fanny Brice, who wills herself to stardom despite the doubts of those around her and a lack of conventional beauty — will be performed at the Little Theatre of Owatonna later this month.

OWATONNA — The Smokin’ in Steele BBQ & Blues Festival next weekend will, of course, feature copious amounts of barbecue and music, but also several other events, from a 5K fun run and family bike cruise to a hot rod car show and big rig display.

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OWATONNA — For those looking for a bit of romance during February, the month that gives us Valentine’s Day, they’re in luck as the Little Theatre of Owatonna will present “Prelude to a Kiss,” the critically-acclaimed play written by Craig Lucas, later this month.

The Riverfront Performing Arts Dance Company in Mankato has put its own stamp on Tchaikovsky's holiday favorite.

The new entry way addition at the Owatonna Arts Center is so much more than just a fancy new way to get into the building

Mankato artist Dana Sikkila has found has a unique way of gathering art to display in her gallery, The 410 Project

An artist's work is often beautifully displayed upon completion to reveal a product that took hours of hard work. It is often not considered who created each piece and where it was completed. But all of that work has to be done somewhere and by someone, namely, by artists in their studios.

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Singer/songwriter Zachary Scot Johnson celebrates the release of his fourth album, “Sad Songs,” with an intimate live performance Thursday, Sept. 15 at Arts Center of Saint Peter.

MSU's Matt Stairs has never let a pesky thing like legal blindness keep him from the stage.

As schools continually struggle to fund arts programs, the Northfield Fine Arts Booster Board has found a way to both increase opportunity in their community and honor a beloved teacher

Julianna Skluzacek, the Queen of Southen Minnesota theater, reflects on the 100 plays she has directed

A wearable crocheted mermaid tail, a plain air oil painting of the Minnesota River and several pieces of pottery with colors and textures evoking water are among the 54 pieces that make up “WaterStories: Work by Members of the Arts Center of Saint Peter,” on display at the Arts Center July 2…

The Grand Center for Arts & Culture (GCAC), located in downtown New Ulm, is an operating art center, featuring an art gallery, arts education space, and The Grand Kabaret, a unique music venue with bar & restaurant service. With free, live music virtually every Friday and Saturday st…

The Community Engagement Office and Memorial Library at Minnesota State University, Mankato will host a 1000 Peace Crane Project, a community-engaged art project, at the Blue Earth County Historical Society June 29 in conjunction with a traveling photography exhibition.

The Grand Center for Arts & Culture (GCAC), located in downtown New Ulm, is an operating art center, featuring an art gallery, arts education space, and The Grand Kabaret, a unique music venue with bar & restaurant service. With free, live music virtually every Friday and Saturday st…

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce an exciting season of new works and forever friends. The 2016-17 schedule features cutting-edge contemporary theatre, student playwrights, award-winning choreography, and the return of Emeritus Professor,…

The Grand Center for Arts & Culture (GCAC), located in downtown New Ulm, is an operating art center, featuring an art gallery, arts education space, and The Grand Kabaret, a unique music venue with bar & restaurant service. With free, live music virtually every Friday and Saturday st…

The Grand Center for Arts & Culture (GCAC), located in downtown New Ulm, is an operating art center, featuring an art gallery, arts education space, and The Grand Kabaret, a unique music venue with bar & restaurant service. With free, live music virtually every Friday and Saturday st…

The faculty of the Gustavus Dance Program and students of the Gustavus Dance Company are proud to present the 2016 spring dance concert, Next Best Steps, a compelling show featuring the work of faculty, guest artist and selected student choreographers. Performances are at 8 p.m. on May 13 an…

The Blue Earth County Historical Society is pleased to host the traveling photography exhibition “When Home Won’t Let You Stay: Stories of Refugees” by documentary photographer James A. Bowey. In connection with the exhibition, the Blue Earth County Historical Society along with Minnesota Co…

The Grand Center for Arts & Culture (GCAC), located in downtown New Ulm, is an operating art center, featuring an art gallery, arts education space, and The Grand Kabaret, a unique music venue with bar & restaurant service. With free, live music virtually every Friday and Saturday st…

The Grand Center for Arts & Culture (GCAC), located in downtown New Ulm, is an operating art center, featuring an art gallery, arts education space, and The Grand Kabaret, a unique music venue with bar & restaurant service. With free, live music virtually every Friday and Saturday st…

The Gustavus Artist Series and the Department of Theatre/Dance are pleased to bring TU Dance, the Saint Paul, Minnesota-based dance company, to the campus for a public performance at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 29 at Anderson Theatre. Funded through the Gustavus Artist Series, this visit by TU D…

For its final main-stage theatre production of the year, the Department of Theatre/Dance at Gustavus will present Samuel Beckett's absurdist comedy Endgame and six other Beckett short works. Directed by Amy Seham, performances of the seven works will be presented at 8 p.m. April 14-16, and 2…

The Grand Center for Arts & Culture (GCAC), located in downtown New Ulm, is an operating art center, featuring an art gallery, arts education space, and The Grand Kabaret, a unique music venue with bar & restaurant service. With free, live music virtually every Friday and Saturday st…

The Grand Center for Arts & Culture (GCAC), located in downtown New Ulm, is an operating art center, featuring an art gallery, arts education space, and The Grand Kabaret, a unique music venue with bar & restaurant service. With free, live music virtually every Friday and Saturday st…