April 19, 2013
The May North, an alternative bluegrass and Americana band performed for their third time at MWMF at Ed’s Block Party.
May 7, 2012
Local artist Monica Veraguth is displaying works of art at the Winona Public Library throughout May and June in the Bell Art Room located on the second floor. A variety of subjects are presented, including many local landscapes, regionally inspired landscapes along with a small selection of expressionistic pieces. The event is free and open to the public. Veraguth is a self-taught impressionist artist primarily focusing on Winona area landscapes...
April 7, 2012
Well... not a fan, but you most certainly mastered your craft. Even so, I would never have named you The Painter of Light... but rest in peace, Thomas Kinkade. The world is lessened by your passing.
Thomas Kinkade dies at 54; artist was called the 'Painter of Light' - latimes.com
Still... the idea of selling reproductions as art disturbs me.
March 28, 2012
My 4th graders are doing amazing work on their mosaics.
March 1, 2012
After six years as a medical secretary, Michelle Walker dreams of something more.
February 20, 2012
One of the major stories dominating headlines and newsfeeds for the past week has been the death of pop singer Whitney Houston. With all the publicity surrounding her death, we might be led to believe that Houston was a major artist or that her body of work is culturally significant. But that is simply not the case and her death, which occurred on the eve of this year’s Grammy ceremony, should be a reminder that much of what constitutes popular...
January 31, 2012
Before we started I just wanted to note that it is pretty cool that the day I am releasing this new song “Why Wait”, it just happens to be National Freedom Day (just found out before posting this). I would explain why but rather than pollute your meaning in the song with mine, you’ll have to listen to it yourself to see if you understand what I mean.
Now, lets get to the new stuff.
Watch This First…
January 24, 2012
Originally broadcast on Sounds of Cinema, here are Nathan Wardinski’s picks of the best and worst films of 2011 with abridged arguments for each film. For further information, including full arguments for each film and lists of honorable mentions and trends from the past year, click
January 22, 2012
A happy and very belated new year. This is my first post since the end of October 2011. My apologies for that. A collision of circumstances throughout the last quarter of 2011 made blogging nearly impossible. But I'm resolved to make regular contributions to this and the Sounds of Cinema blog in 2012.
On today's episode of Sounds of Cinema I counted down my picks of the best and worst films of the past year:
January 15, 2012
A few images of recent mosaics.
These two new mosaics are going to be in a multi-artist show at LaChica Art & Music in Las Vegas in February. The show theme is nature-inspired abstracts.