« Friday March 08, 2013 »

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

An exhibit revealing a children's electronic talking storybook titled, "It Happened One Night on the Milky Way Trail," written and illustrated by Northfield artist Tom Frank, will be held at the Paradise Center for the Arts in Faribault, February 26 through April 16. A family-friendly artist’s reception with kids’ activities and live acoustics with the video book's musicians is planned for March 1, from 5-7 p.m. Visitors to the exhibit will be able to view the creative process -- from hand drawing characters, to developing a storyboard, to writing copy and adding colorized scenes to the finished production.

Start: Mar 8 2013 8:00 pm

The Carleton College Orchestra will present their winter concert on Friday, March 8 at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall. Directed by visiting professor of music Timothy Semanik, this performance is free and open to the public.


Highlights of the program will include Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Coriolan Overture,” Samuel Barber’s first “Essay for Orchestra”, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo and Juliet” and Edward Elgar’s “Enigma Variations.” The Carleton Orchestra performs a varied repertoire from the 18th to the 20th centuries. Semanik, currently the conductor of the Salt Creek Chamber Orchestra in Illinois, has appeared with a variety of orchestras and operas nationwide and formerly served as the music director for the University of Chicago Chamber Orchestra and the Northern Illinois University Philharmonic.


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