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Phoenix Theatre held its 18th annual extravaganza Nov. 7 in the Sheldon Theatre studio, including a presentation of the Star Award. Selection is made by all former recipients. The previous year's winner makes the introduction and presentation. Russell Johnson presented the award to Dace Miller, who has been creating costumes for Phoenix Theatre for many years.
The 2018 Red Wing Royal Ambassadors, Hannah Coyle, Megan Jeranek and Kendal Swanson, will participate in the 17th annual Holiday Stroll on Friday, Nov. 23. The ambassadors will attend the Elks pancake breakfast, bake with residents of Jordan Towers and greet movie goers and Santa visitors at the Sheldon Theater. The ambassadors will also host a free holiday story time at the Red Wing Public Library from 4-4:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. Items and monetary donations will be collected for the Red Wing Area food shelf throughout the evening.
ZUMBROTA — With his faded jeans, his twinkly blue eyes, and his infectious smile, Johnsmith connects with audiences. You get the sense of a man who loves his life, his family and friends, and who loves nothing more than sharing that love in song and stories all across this land, Crossings at Carnegie spokesmen said. Hear Johnsmith at Crossings at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018.
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East Avenue will be closed to through traffic between West Seventh Street and 12th Street for grading and paving work at 10th Street beginning at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15. East Avenue will reopen by 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15. A detour will be signed using W. Seventh Street, Plum Street, 13th Street, South Park Street, and 12th Street. Local traffic will be able to access 8th Street, 9th Street and 11th Street from East Avenue during this closure. Motorists are encouraged to stay alert, drive carefully through all work zones and use alternate routes whenever possible.
ZUMBROTA — Crossings at Carnegie welcomes back Storyhill to the State Theatre on Friday, then the stage will shift to the blues Saturday, when Beverly "Guitar" Watkins performs. Storyhill has scheduled its first tour in over three years in support of a new live album, "Stages." The album celebrates 15 live performances from the duo, recorded between 2002 and 2015. Several tracks were captured at the State Theatre in Zumbrota.
Celebrated the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, it signaled Armistice Day the end of World War I. Can you imagine the optimism of that day? ... When it was called the war to end all wars!! If only that had been true, there would not have been a Pearl Harbor, Bataan Death March, Normandy Beachhead, the fall of Saigon, the hostages of Iran for 444 days, the bombings of 9/11, and wars in Iraq or Afghanistan. On Sunday, Nov. 11, we celebrate the service to country of millions of men and women, Americans who have served in the US Army, Navy, Marines Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard.
Shanai Matteson, an interdisciplinary artist, will be the inaugural speaker for the new Wings Speaker Series at the Anderson Center. She will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Tower View. The event, free and open to everyone, is presented by the Anderson Center and the Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance. Light refreshments will be served. Matteson serves water to build relationships and transform culture. People at the event will sample water from different sources and hear about her work and perspective on watersheds, art, and communities.
Motorists using the northbound Highway 52 ramp to Highway 58 in Zumbrota will be detoured Tuesday, Nov. 13, as crews close the ramp to make pavement repairs. Northbound Highway 52 motorists will follow a signed detour to the next exit at Highway 60 west, proceed west on Highway 60 and use the southbound Highway 52 ramp to return south to the Highway 58 exit, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The detour is expected to be removed by the end of the day on Nov. 13, weather permitting.
Project Community Connect offers free services 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Church of St. Joseph, Holy Family Hall, Seventh and North Park streets for those struggling to get by. Speak with a service provider about: food support, health, housing, transportation, schools, legal services and more. There also will be a flu shot clinic (free for most families), plus a free winter coat, haircut and a hot meal. Call 651-388-9360, ext. 4 for more information.