A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Tai Chi: What Goes Around Comes Around
It had only been two days on this mountain in Hubei province.
But in a whole new environment----one that encouraged the focus of every moment, no less---this meant a concentrated, super-saturated 48 ... Posted on 9/8/12 at 8:20 AM
STAFF BLOG THE BEAT GOES ON Visit to St. Croix Off Broadway was a revelation
It was long overdue, but last Saturday night (Oct. 15), my wife and I finally took in a show at St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, located in the Best Western Hudson House Inn.
We went to see H... Posted on 10/21/11 at 1:44 PM
HEALTHBEAT BY ANNE POLTA Words and medicine: the doctor as storyteller
It's July, and that means it's time once more for Minnesota Medicine's annual issue devoted to creative writing by Minnesota physicians and medical students. The July edition of the magazine, whi... Posted on 7/15/09 at 5:11 AM
“Who’s Yer Daddy?” edited by Jim Elledge and David Groff (University of Wisconsin Press, $26.95) is a fascinating look at writers and artists who inspired the work of gay writers and artists by the gay writers and artists themselves.
Hudson resident Rob Bignell has released a new book titled “headin’ to the cabin.” Cabin-goers to Wisconsin’s north woods now have available the most complete listing of the region’s day hiking trails in the new book.
A nonprofit organization, Wisconsin Northwest Heritage Passage, is sponsoring a day for citizens to visit five local art studios within the St. Croix Valley. The event is Saturday, April 27, beginning at 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
At 3 p.m. Thursday, April 18, the UW-River Falls College of Arts and Sciences presents “The Tragedy of Arthur,” the story by Arthur Phillips about William Shakespeare’s lost play on King Arthur. The author, Phillips, will be present.
Three American presidents lead off this week’s roster of books: Franklin Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon. You could fill libraries with what has already been written by these guys, but leave it to the scholars — they can always find a niche that’s unfilled.
The ninth annual Willow River Music and Art Show will be held Friday, April 19, from 5-9 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Willow River Parent Group and features art for sale by area artists along with a display of student artwork.
All high school-age students from western Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota are invited to submit one recent original work in any media — drawing, painting, collage, photography, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, or other fine crafts — for display in the Annual Area High School Art Exhibition, which will run April 27 through May 11 in The Galleries of The Phipps Center for the Arts.
I’m way behind in my coverage of the Scandinavian thriller surge in world publishing, not having even read a Stieg Larsson thriller, so I’ll try to make it up by reviewing a finely wrought thriller by first-time Swedish author Alexander Soderberg. It’s “The Andalucian Friend,” (Crown, $26), translated by Neil Smith.
Pictured are, from left, Sarah O’Conner (Susan Dahl, Hudson), the mother, and Liz (Michelle Storm, Woodbury), one of her daughters, during a rehearsal scene of “The O’Conner Girls.” The play will run April 5-21 at the Phipps in Hudson.
Friends of the Hudson Library is holding a book sale in the lobby at the Hudson Area Library, 700 First St., April 2-6. Sales times are regular library hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, through Thursday, April 4, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Friday, April 5, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 6.
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