Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
Grand Rapids graduates Brittany Shrimpton and Shannon McDonald are two of the three creative brains behind Backyard to Broadway Productions. They teamed up with lyricist and composer Rosie Sauvageau to produce a brand new musical about dating in the 21st Century. The world premiere of Right, Wrong or Bomb! A Dating Musical happens in January, but the group have grand plans for their work after its first run. Brittany and Shannon talked with Area Voices producer Alauna Yust about bringing their dream of writing a musical onto the page, then onto the stage.
The “Weekly Arts Calendar” is a weekly listing of events and activities that highlight the arts, music and culture of the region and within Minnesota.