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Music with Lauren: Preview of a senior recital

Allison Mueller

October 14, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Movies & Music

Lauren Saner/Winonan Rebecca Kolar, fifth-year in the instrumental music education program at Winona State University, has studied clarinet for eleven years. Kolar describes her upcoming recital as “a good way to celebrate...

Music with Lauren: The adventures of choir camp

Allison Mueller

September 30, 2015

Filed under Arts, Movies & Music

Lauren Saner/Winonan Every fall, Winona State University’s Concert Choir ventures off to Living Waters Camp in Westby, Wis. to learn music and create the feeling of togetherness in the group. This yearly occurrence tends...

Music with Lauren: The Ninja Warrior of Concertos

Allison Mueller

September 16, 2015

Filed under Community, Lifestyle, Movies & Music

Lauren Saner/Winonan Dr. Dan Sheridan of Winona State University’s Music Department described said performing Carl Nielsen’s Clarinet Concerto, Opus 57 is like being on the TV show Ninja Warrior, and the final challenge...

Students showcase talent and hard work at student music recital

Allison Mueller

April 22, 2015

Filed under Featured Stories, Movies & Music, News

Victoria McKenzie/ Winonan Winona State University music students Maisy Charbonneau and Patrick Miller showed off their musical talents at their junior recital on the afternoon of April 19. Miller and Charbonneau split the...

Film review series: “Strange Days”

Allison Mueller

April 22, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Featured Stories, Movies & Music

Matthew Lambert/ Winonan It’s time to conclude the year and the month of Kathryn Bigelow, with her 1995 dystopian, sci-fi noir “Strange Days.” This film follows disgraced homicide detective Lenny Nero (Ralph Fiennes),...

Film review series: “Zero Dark Thirty”

Allison Mueller

April 15, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Featured Stories, Movies & Music

Matthew Lambert/ Winonan Continuing with the month of Kathryn Bigelow, it’s time to look at the United States Government espionage thriller, “Zero Dark Thirty.” The movie follows the United States’ decade-long manhunt...

Film review series: “The Hurt Locker”

Allison Mueller

April 8, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Movies & Music

Matthew Lambert/ Winonan Since we are in the month of April, it’s time to shift our attention to a new director. Thus far we have only looked at men as directors. But not this month. This month I will be previewing...

Film review series: “The Apartment”

Allison Mueller

March 25, 2015

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Matthew Lambert/ Winonan Continuing with the month of Billy Wilder, I am happy to move forward to Wilder’s Oscar winning comedy, “The Apartment.” The film follows C.C. Baxter, a midlevel man at an insurance company...

Film review series: “Pulp Fiction”

Allison Mueller

February 25, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Movies & Music

Matthew Lambert/ Winonan As the month of February comes to a close, we say goodbye to Quentin Tarantino movies. We’ve looked at “Reservoir Dogs,” “Inglorious Bastards,” and “Jackie Brown.” It’s time to end this...

Frozen River Film Festival holds 10-year anniversary

Allison Mueller

February 25, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Featured Stories, Movies & Music

Michaela Handke/ Winonan This year the Frozen River Film Festival celebrated its 10-year anniversary with impacting and sustainable documentaries. Topics for the films ranged from Lyme’s Disease to rock climbing without a...

Film review series: “Jackie Brown”

Allison Mueller

February 18, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Featured Stories, Movies & Music

Matthew Lambert/ Winonan Now that we are entering the third week in February, the month of Quentin Tarantino movies, it’s time to look at his most underrated movie of all time: “Jackie Brown.” The movie follows the...

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