November 29, 2010
Between working as a director of web communications at SMU and acting as director of the Winona Arts Center, Monta May is an artist in every sense of the word
By day, she works at Saint Mary’s University as the director of web communications. By night, Monta May can be found immersing herself in her latest art project.
“If I didn’t do art, I’d die,” May said as she bent metal into the shape of a coyote on top of her dining room table at her home in Winona, Minn.
November 24, 2010
The fourth and final piece in the series following the cast and crew of the WSU production "Sylvia"
As the last audience members trickled out, giving final praise to the four actors who walked off stage and rushed around to the exit doors of the Dorothy B. Magnus Black Box theatre to greet the crowd, the muffled sound of hammers and shuffling began emanating from behind the pristine faux apartment walls.
November 23, 2010
The 10th annual Winona Art Walk highlighted 11 locations and more than 30 regional artists
It may not have been Christmas themed, but the annual Winona Art Walk put participants in the holiday spirit and the shopping state of mind throughout downtown Winona Saturday, Nov. 20.
This was the first year the art walk took place in November. Traditionally, the art walk occurs the first week of December and was known as the Christmas Art Walk.
November 22, 2010
“The Fantasy of Trees,” put on by Winona Auxiliary Health, displayed over 50 decorated trees each with a different theme
The smell of cinnamon and cider filled the entryway of “The Fantasy of Trees,” in Winona, Minn., Nov. 19-21. Decorated Christmas cookies as well as a cheese and cracker platter emptied quickly as foot traffic grew throughout the weekend at Watkins Manor.
“The Fantasy of Trees,” put on by Winona Auxiliary Health, displayed over 50 decorated trees each with a different theme. This was the ninth year Winona Auxiliary...
November 20, 2010
The cast of Winona State University's production of "Sylvia" finally put their hard work to the test: It's show time
It’s just before 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 19 and a single bank of make-up lights remains switched on for any last-minute touchups in the basement of Winona State University’s Performing Arts Center. The rustling of an actor can be heard in the restroom as final costumes are donned and Alex Jung, assistant stage manager for WSU’s production of “Sylvia,” bolts into the room.
November 19, 2010
Saint Mary's University marks their first home opener win in four years Tuesday, Nov. 16
The Saint Mary’s University Cardinal women’s basketball team started their season off with a 69 – 60 win over UW-Platteville Tuesday, Nov. 16 at SMU in Winona, Minn. This was the Cardinals' first home opener win in four years.
The Cardinals played a solid game with the help of starting forward Jess Miller (Carver, Minn.) scoring a total of 19 points, including one three-pointer. Miller also sunk six out of seven free throw...
November 19, 2010
Senior Natalie Gigler scored 17 points, including her 15th game point that gave her 1,000 career points, in the lopsided 94-50 win over Clarke College
November 18, 2010
The Winona State University Photo League group collected images captured by the students that mean "autumn" to them
The Winona State University Photo League group collected images captured by the students that mean "autumn" to them. The WSU Photo League--an organization that invites anyone interested in photography--meets every other Thursday in Minne Hall, Room 238. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
November 17, 2010
"A Confluence of Voice III" invited area college students to share their written work with an audience
November 17, 2010
Community members preview films and get excited about the 2011 Frozen River Film Festival
Films, food and companionship launched the annual Frozen River Film Festival season Nov. 14. The FRFF Committee held a community potluck at the Historic Winona Masonic Temple in Winona, Minn. The event was held for all community members who wished to get a sneak peak at films to be shown at the 2011 Frozen River Film Festival, which will be held Jan. 26-30.