Speechless Film Festival A First in Mankato for Bethany
Bethany Lutheran College, which has been busy expanding its offering of media arts classes as is evident with the extremely vibrant ad campaigns they have recently launched, held its first Speechless Film Festival this year at the Mankato Place - Mankato Event Center and Maverick 4 Theater space.
4 screens projected independent international films that were judged on aspects of visual storytelling. Look for Slanted's June Issue for more info on how this festival went down in style!
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Ocho, Local Music Promoter and Artist, Recently Ranked #1 Band by MSU Reporter Campus Newspaper
Ocho perfroms with his group "It Came From The 80s." at Pub 500 during open mic every Tuesday in Mankato.
The MSU Reporter recently recognized Ocho, a local favorite who performs everything from oldies to folk jams, as #1 band in their best of publication in April 2013.
Ocho Performs many gigs around the Mankato area and travels throughout Southern Minnesota including New Ulm, St. Peter (where he often performs at Patrick's on Third), Windom and other spots for music.
First Comedy Night A Success at Mankato Event Center
The first night of live stand up comedy in Mankato at the Mankato Event Center, which took place on Friday, April 12, was a success overall.
Two Mankato Comedians and two Minneapolis comedians took the stage in front of around 150 people downtown.
Zak and Johnnie, the Mankato boys, performed first, with Johnnie singing colorful songs and Zak with killer stand up.
Minneapolis Comedians John Russell and Gabe Noah, the headliner performed their sets, with Russell hosting. Noah got the crowd's attention with his in-your-face style of comedic titillation.
Look for the May Anniversary Issue of Slanted Mag for more photos and the full story!
Trampled By Turtles Video Debuted at Mankato Event Center with Model Set and Speech from Member of Band
A Trampled by Turtles music video was debuted at the Speechless Film Festival in the Mankato Event Center and Maverick 4 Theater.
Dave Simonett – guitar, lead vocals, harmonica was there to debut the video, as was the model set that the band wanted given to them after it was created.
MAD Girls First Bout A Hit
The Mankato Area Derby Girls (MAD Girls) ran their first bout at the Verizon Wireless Center in downtown Mankato, squaring off against the team from New Ulm.
Several fans packed the stadium seating to come watch and support these ladies and their totally awesome sport.
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Redman at the Red Sky
Redman hit the red carpet at the Red Sky then hit the stage for some old school/new school hip hop at the Red Sky Lounge on Wednesday, March 27.
A comic appeared in the April Comic Issue of Slanted Mag.
Local performers opened for the mega hip hop star, including the Plastic Bag Boys, Rellium Prime and others. Check out facebook.com/slantedmag for more pics, the April Comic Issue for the comic and the May Anniversary Issue for more photos from the event!