The upbeat musical comedy "Sister Act," with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, book by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner, and additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane, is based on the popular Touchstone Pictures motion picture by the same name, written by Joseph Howard and starring Whoopi Goldberg. Performances will be given through Nov. 25 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. as well as Sundays at 2 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson. Aspiring diva Deloris Van Cartier is trying to work her way to the top of the 1970s Philadelphia disco scene.
St. Patrick School held its 18th Annual Veterans Day program on Friday, Nov. 9, to remember and honor veterans and support active military men and women. The guest speaker was Claire Zajac, a retired Colonel from U.S. Army Reserve.
As the leaves begin to change color and the air becomes crisp, we are led right into the best time of the year: football season. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday become occupied with games, parties or tailgating with friends and family. The thought of tailgating brings a familiar scent of chicken wings and nacho cheese. Football season brings an abundance of snacks and appetizers, making it very difficult for anyone trying to maintain a healthy diet. Carrots and broccoli are not typically the main course. No one should have to choose between
The first round of the 2018 Pierce County Herald Hunters Showcase is in! Please don't forget to send us your photos after gun deer hunting. Send them to Sarah at email@example.com . Please include name of the hunter, age (if a child), town of residence, area where deer was harvested (general vicinity is fine as we know you don't want to give away your secret spots), number of points and inch spread (if a buck), weight if known and any other details you find interesting.
With the holiday season approaching, we will soon hear the ringing of the Salvation Army Bells beckoning shoppers to drop coins, bills and checks into the waiting Red Kettles staffed with area volunteers giving their time to ring bells.
Designer, illustrator, animator, author and artist Kelli Anderson will be at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Monday-Friday, Nov. 12-16, as the Fall 2017 Walker D. and Helen Bryant Wyman Visiting Professor in Art. During her visit, Anderson will conduct workshops with UWRF art students creating and developing images using her paper craft camera design, as well as exploring various types of lo-fi stop motion animation.
Tim Little, Virginia Lorang and David McKee were named Cannon River Champions at Cannon River Watershed Partnership's Cider on the Cannon celebration Oct. 26 in Dundas. "Cannon River Champions are people who have been leaders in the community who used their skills to clean and protect our rivers, lakes and drinking water," said CRWP Executive Director Kristi Pursell. Tim Little, a crop farmer in Millersburg, Minn., has been a leader in installing farm conservation practices that create both cleaner water and a more profitable farm.
Seventy-one high school marching bands from around the country took turns at Lucas Oil Stadium competing for a coveted finals spot at the Bands of America Super Regional on Oct. 19-20 in Indianapolis. After its preliminary performance of "Loved & Lost" on Oct. 20, the Rosemount High School Marching Band learned a few hours later that they were one of the 14 bands selected to perform in the finals. The nearly 300 students who make up the band performed well and finished the competition in ninth place.
Spring Valley High School Choir members Brenna Schreiber, Elijah DuMond and Charlie Maier were selected to perform as members of the Wisconsin School Music Association All-State Honors Choir held in Madison Oct. 25 and 27. It is a rigorous process to audition for this official state honors choir in Wisconsin and only the best in the state are selected. Students competed against vocalists from all schools regardless of size to be in this prestigious choir and were selected based on their vocal and musical ability through sight singing and a solo performance.