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Art Muse showcases student talent

Allison Mueller

February 25, 2015

Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Featured Stories

Ana Alexander/ Winonan On Feb. 18, Watkins Gallery opened its latest exhibition called Art Muse to the public, kicking off with an opening reception. Art Muse is a juried undergraduate exhibit in which students were allowed...

Dancescape celebrates 25 years of WSU art

Allison Mueller

February 18, 2015

Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Featured Stories

Ana Alexander/ Winonan On Thursday, Feb. 12, Dancescape celebrated its 25th anniversary on its opening night. The Vivian R. Fusillo Main Stage Theatre was filled with students, parents, professors and dance fans. The sound...

Frozen River Film Festival thaws out from winter chill

Allison Mueller

February 11, 2015

Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Featured Stories, Movies & Music

Michaela Handke/ Winonan The time is fast approaching for the annual Frozen River Film Festival, which will be held this year from Feb. 18-22. This year’s theme is sustainability. On Saturday Feb. 21 the films will kick...

Dancescape celebrates 25th anniversary and versatility in art

Allison Mueller

February 11, 2015

Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Featured Stories

Ana Alexander/ Winonan “Welcome to tech rehearsal,” Gretchen Cohenour, the director of Dancescape, said as she gathered the dancers and crew to go over some notes before they began their first tech rehearsal this ye...

“Leaving Iowa” creates a nostalgic atmosphere for audience

Allison Mueller

November 19, 2014

Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Featured Stories, News

Victoria McKenzie/ Winonan Too often it can be easy for people to forget time with family, but Heather Williams, a professor in the Winona State University theatre and dance department (THAD), said THAD’s next show can help...

Art exhibit ties together feminism, race and contemporary art

Allison Mueller

November 19, 2014

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Ben Strand/ Winonan Winona State University’s Paul Watkins Art Gallery is currently hosting an exhibit titled “Eutropia,” featuring the works of Erin Goedtel and Keira S. Norton through Dec. 5. The exhibit is meant...

The Floating Library: ‘common space, uncommon experience’

Allison Mueller

September 17, 2014

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Abigail Derkson/ Winonan Sarah Peters caused a stir on Lake Winona this past weekend. On a crisp, cloudy Saturday morning, Peters brought to Winona what no one had before: a library designed specifically to float on water. With the help of many volunteers, Pe...

Art exhibit showcases faculty talent

Allison Mueller

September 17, 2014

Filed under Arts, Featured Stories, News

Emily Dean/ Winonan The art faculty of Winona State University kicked off the new school year with the long-standing tradition of presenting their artwork in the Watkins Art Gallery. Every year members of the art faculty...

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