Shakekspeare Festival Announces Concerts

Johnathan Daly

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will grow its Concerts on the Green music series from 15 to 45 in 2018, organizers have announced, as part of a plan to grow the festival by leaps and bounds during its 15th anniversary. The news came amid other announcements about the season’s new and returning cast members and a new Pay What You Will program that allows theater-goers to name their price in order to preview a play.

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will feature four plays this season, including A Midsummer Night’sΒ  Dream, All’s Well That Ends Well, Shakespeare In Love, and Venus in Fur. You can find more information about the plays on the GRSF website.

Read all about the festival’s news in this feature story in the Winona Daily News.


Winona Originals Film Debuts

Visit Winona proudly announces the release of its latest film: The Winona Originals! This two-minute promo joins a collection of five other films on the many things that make Winona so special. Watch them all on the Visit Winona Youtube channel.

Frozen River Film Festival Set to Open

The 2018 Frozen River Film Festival kicks off Thursday, February 7, and will run through February 11, showing dozens of films on screens throughout Winona. Films celebrating extreme sports, the environment, and adventure are all on tap, as are a number of other powerful topics told through compelling documentary filmmaking.

On the eve of the festival’s opening, the Winona Daily News featured an outstanding story about Frozen River Film Festival and its journey to becoming an acclaimed annual event. Read more about the festival here too, and buy your passes on the Frozen River Film Festival website.Β