Prepare to be amazed as company dancers at the Myles Reif Center in Grand Rapids take on a classic ballet. The Kingdom of the Shades from La Bayadere is one of the most demanding and celebrated classical ballets of all time. Meet the company as it prepares for the much anticipated spring dance recital. This fun, family-friendly show has entertained thousands over the years, with eccentric performance themes such as masquerade dances and the circus. The entire troupe, from youngsters clad in tutus to the exceptionally skilled Company Dancers, will perform in this stirring season finale June 10-12.
Sound Unseen is back for its second year in Duluth! The international film and music festival includes local talent this year with local musicians and filmmakers, including UMD students interested in the film industry, part of the event. A music video piece on the acclaimed Duluth band, Low is among the local offerings. The four day festival starts on June 9 and runs through June 12.
Duluth native Rachael Kilgour fills the WDSE•WRPT studio with her smooth acoustic folk sound and her beautifully written lyrics. At the age of 24, Kilgour writes her own songs that cover many aspects of her life, from social activism to heartache, love, and a new family. She has made a name for herself as a singer-songwriter with her spot-on lyrics, captivating voice, and energetic delivery.