RaveON! The Buddy Holly Experience in Fairmont

Fairmont, MN - “RAVEON! The Buddy Holly Experience,” originally scheduled to be presented at the Fairmont Opera House on Friday, January 8th, has been postponed until January 22 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the January 8 show will be valid for the January 22 show.

The recent ice storm caused the band’s truck and 16-foot trailer to slide into the ditch late Friday afternoon, and soon afterward the decision was made to postpone the show. Thankfully, no members of the group were injured in this incident.


Art Exhibit at Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato

Oil painting by Amber Rahe, Mankato

Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council’s Artist Grantee Exhibition is on display January 11 to February 17, 2016 at the Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center, Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato. Oil painting by Amber Rahe, Mankato.


Dick Kimmel, Poor Benny & Ivory Bridge Bring Old Bluegrass to Arts Center

Bluegrass music is now featured at the Arts Center of Saint Peter. There will be select shows in 2016. Read the full article to learn more.


Wood and Wool and Other New Exhibits at Arts Center of Saint Peter

Artist Mark Traxler

The Arts Center of Saint Peter has announced a new body of work at the gallery called "Wood and Wool" from a local Fiber and woodworking artist from Mankato.


Indie World Films in Owatonna: Belle

belle independent world film owatonna

Belle is a sumptuously filmed historical drama inspired by the true story of Dido Elizebeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson) and his wife (Emily Watson), Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the color of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing.


Local Emcee Joey Bones From Mankato Rocks the Mic at Fifth Element in Minneapolis

FoodNiche.me NourishX 21-Day Challenge Promotes Nutrient Dense Diet

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FoodNiche wants you to start the new year out with a new diet consisting mainly of nutrient rich foods that aren't processed.


Former STP Frontman Scott Weiland Found Dead of OD in Tour Bus in Bloomington

Scott Weiland

The former vocalist for 90s era alternative rock band, Stone Temple Pilots, Scott Weiland died on December 3. STP had a major following around the world and the band contributed a great deal to modern alternative rock music of the 1990s and early part of the 2000s, headlining clubs during the heydays of grunge, alternative and new metal.


Minnesota Adds Chronic Pain to Legal Medical Cannabis Conditions


Minnesota became the 19th state out of 24 to allow medical cannabis use for the treatment of chronic and intractable pain, that is pain that cannot be taken away medically. Tech Times reported earlier this month that the condition was added to the list after the government heard scientific research and testimony from 500 Minnesotans on the subject. About 90 percent of those interviewed thought that the pain relief use condition should be added to the state's medicinal marijuana program.


$6K in Arts Scholarships Awarded to 20 Blue Earth County Youth

PLRAC Arts Grant Awards

Blue Earth County Youth Scholarship Students | Row 1 (L to R): Rebekah Hartwig; Aliyah Dawkins; Anna Freyberg; Lily Follansbee; and Praticha Jagdish. Row 2: Sayontan Roy; Eli Scheidel; Madeleine Stenzel; Isabel Becker; and Kiara Riehl. Row 3: Brenda Byron, PLRAC Executive Director; Alex Liebl; Nikolai Becker; Elaine Adams; Julia Herzberg; and Greg Wilkins, PLRAC Board Member City of Mankato.