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arts and entertainment

April 1, 2016
Stagehands Theatre presents Hitchcock’s spy comedy “The 39 Steps”
April 1, 2016 - 10:34am
March 9, 2016
Katie Fuchs is directing “The Brothers Grimm,” a two-act play loosely based on Grimm’s Fairy Tales, which will open Thursday, March 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ellsworth High School auditorium for a three-performance run. The play promises a humorous twist on such classics as “Snow White,” “Sleeping Beauty,” “Cinderella,” “Rapunzel” and others. Tickets are on sale at the high school office. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Play offers another side of fairy tales
March 9, 2016 - 8:33am
February 24, 2016
Rosie Conroy
Conroy’s music makes it to concert Sunday
February 24, 2016 - 11:02am
Ellsworth junior joins the college production
February 24, 2016 - 10:50am
February 17, 2016
Author Dan Woll and his beloved Bernese Mountain dog Bosko will be at the Ellsworth Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23 for Pajama Storytime. Woll and Bosko are pictured here greeting a fan at the River Falls Public Library. (Submitted photo)
Bosko the dog promotes new children’s book
February 17, 2016 - 3:36pm
February 13, 2016
John Gregor will speak at the next Western Wisconsin Photographer's Club meeting on Feb. 17 at The Phipps. (Gregor photo)
Photography club presenter: ‘Art of Fine Art Print’
February 13, 2016 - 11:44am
January 28, 2016
Freelance photographer and frequent Pierce County Herald contributor Bridgett Garrity in the wide open spaces of Wyoming that she misses so much. She spent hours photographing the Wyoming landscape. (Submitted photo)
Through the eye of the lens
January 28, 2016 - 10:23am
January 13, 2016
The cast of “Move Over, Mrs. Markham” gathered for a rehearsal at The Ridgetop, between Ellsworth and Prescott. From left to right in the front are: Becky Denn and Aaron Denn, Lori Arndt and Mark Andrle, and Benjamin Johnson and Emily Pfannes. In the back row are: Missy Kowalchyk, Judy Johnson, David Schultz and Director Marie-Anne Deiss. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Food and farce promised for troupe’s next play
January 13, 2016 - 11:47am
January 11, 2016
This 5’ x 8’ temporary mural was created by Maiden Rock artists Dave Meixner and his team for a Cuban Cultural Exchange event held in Maiden Rock in 2014. (Submitted photos)
Mural contest: Artists sought
January 11, 2016 - 12:17pm
December 29, 2015
The cover of “Beyond Bulrush,” a collection of poetry by Jeannie E. Roberts, a 1974 graduate of Ellsworth High School. (Submitted photo)
New book of poetry draws on area imagery
December 29, 2015 - 11:22am
November 27, 2015
The Lake Wobegon Brass Band will be performing holiday music at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, in Abbott Concert Hall, Kleinpell Fine Arts Building at UW-RF. (Submitted photo).
Holiday concert by Lake Wobegon® Brass Band at UWRF
November 27, 2015 - 11:01am
October 28, 2015
River Falls resident and children’s author Michele Klecker-Sailor hosted a book signing Saturday, Oct. 24 at the River Falls Public Library, where she read aloud from her latest publication, “Max and Junk Yard Dog Meet a Rascal.” She will be at the Ellsworth Public Library at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Local children’s author publishes third book
October 28, 2015 - 12:06pm
Karl Schmaltz has created a new type of CD described as an audio journey with the recent release of “The Shackleton Experience.” The Stillwater, Minn., resident worked on the project at a farm in the Town of Rock Elm which has been in his family for over 100 years. (Submitted photo)
'The Shackleton Experience' recorded in Rock Elm
October 28, 2015 - 12:03pm
October 26, 2015
Jennings Buri is a 1995 Ellsworth High School graduate who’s been singing and playing guitar for over 30 years. Buri has now released his first CD, a compilation of five selections he wrote and performed. (Submitted photo)
Buri writes, performs music on his first CD
October 26, 2015 - 9:17am
October 16, 2015
Submitted photo.
UW-River Falls Falcon Band to present concert Oct. 22
October 16, 2015 - 1:34pm