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Artist incorporates local topography into new exhibit

The Freeborn County Arts Initiative recently welcomed its July-August exhibit titled “Altitude.” The pieces in this collection were ...

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‘Outlaw country’ coming to Albert Lea

Outlaw country is headed to the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center when Gregg Hall & the Wrecking Ball ...

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Combining art and gardens: Art Center prepares for annual fundraiser

The Albert Lea Art Center’s Art & Garden Tour is July 21 and 22, and Beth Tostenson, artistic ...

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New Art Center exhibit brings ‘Grandpa’s Camera’ to life

A picture is worth a thousand words. And it’s photographer Maxwell Brick’s hope that his new exhibit, “Grandpa’s ...

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Elton John tribute coming to Marion Ross Performing Arts Center

“Elton John One Night Only — The Greatest Hits” was released over 20 years ago after John recorded ...

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Albert Lea Community Theatre to bring magic to stage in ‘Cinderella’

Cast of 28 to present popular children’s story A ball is coming to the Marion Ross Performing Arts ...

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DC Drifters to be inducted into Iowa Hall of Fame

The year was 1963 and Pontiac Grand Prix, Ford Fairlanes and Chevy Novas lined the streets of Austin. ...

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Albert Lea Cantori to celebrate 50 years in spring concert

Music resonates every Monday evening from September to May from the choir loft at the United Methodist Church. ...

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Student show to open at Albert Lea Art Center

Students from Albert Lea Area Schools as well as United Preschool will have their artwork displayed at Albert ...

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NRHEG students prepare to perform ‘Caught in the Act’

Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” featured performers who pretended to be in their own play. The same plot ...

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‘Johnny Cash Story’ coming to Marion Ross theater

Sherwin Linton sounds like Johnny Cash, or so he’s been told. And at 7:30 p.m. next Saturday, Linton, ...

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New theater manager hopes to eventually bring in more for the younger demographic

The Marion Ross Performing Arts Center has a new building manager, John Caucutt. “I saw [an advertisement] on ...

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Exhibition brings a new world of color

A new exhibition at the Freeborn County Arts Initiative featuring the work of a visual arts instructor in ...

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‘Something very different than what we’ve done before’

Welcome to Almost, Maine. It’s so far north it’s almost in Canada, but it’s not quite a town ...

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‘A beacon of hope’: Work nearing completion on Hope Church buildings in downtown Albert Lea

Work is almost complete to transform two downtown Albert Lea buildings into Hope Church. As of the end ...

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