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October 16, 2018
Molly Shannon plays poet Emily Dickinson in “Wild Nights with Emily,” which screens at the WideSpot as part of the Flyway Film Festival on Oct. 20 at 6:30 p.m. Minnesota actress Susan Ziegler, right, plays Dickinson’s beloved friend and sister-in-law. Submitted photo
'Wild Nights With Emily' offers a surprising, humorous take on poet Emily Dickinson
October 16, 2018 - 5:00am
October 11, 2018
Fox Den Used Books this year opened its own new magical academy for an event held Sept. 22 and Oct. 6. Shown at this year's "Buckthorn Academy of Magical Arts" event are: (from left) Heather Williams as Headmistress of Buckthorn Academy of Magical Arts, Professor Aradia Enfield, Briana Bechel as Deputy Headmistress Wren Larka, with new Bucktorn student Owen Chaffee. Submitted photos.
Local bookstore telling its own story: Buckthorn Academy of Magical Arts
October 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
Susie Martin, a meteorologist for Praedictix, wore her 1-year-old son to work on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in honor of International Babywearing Week. Special to Forum News Service
Minn. mother draws praise, backlash after wearing her son while giving weather forecast
October 11, 2018 - 11:45am
Strega Nona, played by Ella Thomsen, teaches her protege Bambolona, played by Heather Derrick, to control her anger during a performance of Strega Nona at The Phipps. Bambolona leaves her father’s bakery in her Italian village to learn magic from Strega Nona. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
Magic and mischief in 'Strega Nona'
October 11, 2018 - 11:30am
October 4, 2018
What's going on at The Phipps? Tomie DePaola's Strega Nona, Les Izmoore and Friends, plus more
October 4, 2018 - 12:00pm
Colton Peltier, a Julliard School graduate and Hastings native, will perform classical piano at the fundraising concert Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. Peltier performs solo and with symphonies and orchestras across the country. Photo courtesy of Hastings Arts Center.
Hastings Arts Center kicks off new season with concert
October 4, 2018 - 5:00am
October 2, 2018
“Tomie dePaola’s Strega Nona,” will be performed by The Phipps Children’s Theater Oct. 5-14. Pictured left to right are Heather Derrick as Bambolona, Malena Siskow as a villager, Ella Thomsen as Strega Nona, Madelyn Evans and Addie McCabe as villagers, and in the back row, Max Steiner as Big Anthony. Submitted photo
Pasta, pasta everywhere in 'Tomie dePaola's Strega Nona'
October 2, 2018 - 12:00pm
October 1, 2018
Dialect coach Courtney Marti works with cast members on their British accent. Submitted photo
'The Importance of Being Earnest' opens Oct. 5 in Rosemount
October 1, 2018 - 5:00pm
Big Band Experience at The Phipps
October 1, 2018 - 11:23am
September 29, 2018
Maiden Rock textile artist Mary Anne Wise co-authored a book about her journey working with Maya women in Guatemala. Submitted photo
Local textile artist releases memoir
September 29, 2018 - 12:00pm
September 26, 2018
Ann Reed. Submitted photo
Evening of songs and stories at The Phipps
September 26, 2018 - 6:00pm
September 24, 2018
Ellsworth High School graduate Brooke Thoen, 19,is a finalist in the Celebration of Music. People may cast their online vote for Brooke Elizabeth (her stage name) at https://celebrationofmusic.com/contestants. Submitted photo
Local teen finalist in music competition
September 24, 2018 - 8:53am
September 23, 2018
David Florence, 88, of Hudson, released his second book "The Eleventh Commandment" in December 2017. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
Florence shares more about his life in 'The Eleventh Commandment'
September 23, 2018 - 4:00pm
September 19, 2018
Going on at The Phipps: Final performances of 'A Nice Family Gathering'; 'Christmas Carol' auditions
September 19, 2018 - 1:15pm
September 14, 2018
Carl Lundeen, portrayed by Austin Vockrodt, finds his family Thanksgiving will have an added complication when Dad, played by Jon Aton, makes a visit, as a ghost in “A Nice Family Gathering.” The play at The Phipps runs through Sept. 23. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
REVIEW: Familial and familiar on stage at The Phipps
September 14, 2018 - 12:00pm