Jake Ilika ends his residency at Ed’s (no name) Bar

Jake Ilika ends his residency at Ed’s (no name) Bar

Jake Ilika will be concluding his weekly Wednesday night residency at Ed’s (no name) Bar this end of October.  You’ve been listening to his well-polished folk tunes and silvery voice on Wednesday for a few years now and more recently with his rock and roll band The Heavy Set. He will be missed.  And, of […]

Adrian Torbenson

Adrian Torbenson

Adrian Torbenson is a walking miracle who was hit by a truck on highway 61 at age 11 and had to relearn basic things like speaking and walking. He later found music which became a coping mechanism and a means to express the struggles and hardships he had encountered. He sings about real life with […]

Lenny Alcamo

Lenny Alcamo

Acoustic singer/songwriter, Lenny Alcamo, performs laid-back, folk-pop originals about life and love and rivers. Members: Lenny Alcamo Genre(s): folk, pop, acoustic Official Website: On The Noisy Neighbor: Social Media: Contact/Booking: email

Artist Reception: Heather Bach

Artist Reception: Heather Bach

Freehand drawn pen on paper, or ink on canvas, these mandalas incorporate European, Asian, and natural motifs and draw from her 20+ years of decorating pysanka (Ukrainian Easter eggs) as part of the artist’s meditation practice. “People of all ages seem to be universally drawn to mandalas. I believe that the mandala speaks to us […]

Live@the Levee 1st Anniversary Concert on Saturday, October 11th

Live@the Levee 1st Anniversary Concert on Saturday, October 11th

Live @the Levee 1st Anniversary Concert, October 11th 12-10 pm @Levee Park, where Main Street meets the Mississippi River A FREE day long music festival held at Levee Park, Downtown Winona- Live@the Levee for celebrating our first full year of events WHEN? The next Live@theLevee is on Oct 11 from 12-10pm. : Our First Anniversary […]

Winona Zombie Crawl 9

Winona Zombie Crawl 9

They’re coming to get you, Barbra and they’re also coming for the rest of Winona, Minnesota.  Winona Zombie Crawl returns for its 9th consecutive year making it one of the longest-running zombie crawls around.  Winona’s downtown will become an apocalyptic obstacle course of booze, blood, and BRAAAAAAIIIIIIINS! Saturday, September 20th.  Zombies just want to have […]

The Art of Fine Furniture’s Big Number 2

The Art of Fine Furniture’s Big Number 2

Imagine you opened a book on a table. Then you spread out the pages so that you had a perfect half circle arching between the covers. That is just what Seth Rolland did, but with a piece of wood! WHAT?! IMPOSSIBLE! I know, but it’s true. This is The Art of Fine Furniture’s second year. […]

Mike Munson— 10 breweries in 5 days? No problem!

Mike Munson— 10 breweries in 5 days? No problem!

From July 22-26, Mike Munson played 10 breweries in 5 days. This trip was spread out between larger breweries with beer halls, to family run farms. I was lucky enough to tag along with him and document the tour, blogging it daily on The Growler’s web blog. The goal was to celebrate the thriving, diverse […]