October 5, 2012
The crowd is silent aside from the light gasps of worrisome watchers flickering throughout the audience as the woman dangles by her ankle from a silk string nearly 20 feet off the ground.
Jess Clark has performed her routine hundreds of times, but the risk is evident.
She elegantly wraps herself in the white sheets dangling from a tree branch inside the Boats and Bluegrass festival grounds. Cocooned inside the silk Clark suddenly lets go,...
October 1, 2012
For Katey Bellville, yodeling came naturally.
The Midwestern rooted bluegrass and folk singer never even knew she could yodel until she was forced under the spotlight.
After winning a scholarship for being homecoming queen her senior year of high school, Bellville was asked to participate in a beauty pageant. Despite her lack of experience, she won the Miss Wisconsin title and was sent to compete in another pageant in Los Angeles, Calif.
May 1, 2012
The thing Adrienne Tryan misses the most about living off the grid is her blender.
April 21, 2012
Bella Ruse By Brianna Klapperich
Bella ruse stopped by the KQAL studio this afternoon for an interview before their show tonight for MWMF.
April 19, 2012
Andy Nelson at Blooming Grounds By Alexandria Fisher
Butternut squash soup and coffee aromas fill the room at Blooming Grounds Café where the crowded space offers shelter from the drizzling rain flooding the streets outside the windows behind Andy Nelson.
April 3, 2012
There is no curtain call at the Fountain City Auditorium because there is no curtain.
March 28, 2012
Sidonia Dudval sashays across the stage in her black chiffon, V-neck dress, bright red shoes with jeweled heels glistening in the spotlight and a frizzed out mane of hair. She demands attention from her audience.
She rules the stage and the backstage. She sits behind the curtain obsessively scanning the schedule of Rochester Girls Inc. dancers and performance times while rifling through her bags trying to find the right lipstick or perfect...
March 8, 2012
She wears black knee-high boots over skinny jeans topped with a rainbow sweater. Her long, brown, layered hair lightly bounces on her shoulders as she struts through campus. In most ways, she's an average 19-year-old woman-- except for the "M" marked on her license.
February 28, 2012
Nepali culture radiated out of East Hall at Winona State University Saturday as the international Nepali club held its seventh annual Nepal Fusion.
Performances flooded the stage to educate audience members on Nepali culture- from a young girl dressed in a lime green dress elegantly dragging a beaded scarf behind her as she twirled to a native song, to a group of Nepali men tapping their feet, playing an electric bass, acoustic guitar and...