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June 21, 2012
Mugging for the camera while rehearsing a scene from the "Sunshine Boys" are Ernie Rall (left) and Leo Anderson. They are the two Bemidji actors on stage now at the Paul Bunyan Playhouse. PATT RALL | BEMIDJI PIONEER
Local actors take the stage
June 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Former Bemidji business-owner-turned-author June Kramin is shown with her friend DeeJay Arens at the Bemidji Library Book Festival Author Fair. PATT RALL | BEMIDJI PIONEER
Kramin turns into an everyday author
June 21, 2012 - 12:00am
June 7, 2012
From a singer's point of view, Matthew Goinz is seen conducting the chorus in a rendition of Humming Chorus from Puccini's "Madama Butterfly" in preparation for Opera Night. patt rall | Bemidji Pioneer
Bemidji State grad Goinz continues journey as aspiring orchestra, choral director
June 7, 2012 - 12:00am
Bemidji High School graduate Alle Bowman plays the leading role in "The Spitfire Grill," the first show of the Paul Bunyan Playhouse 2012 summer season at the historic Chief Theater. Bowman plays Percy Talbot, who tries to get her life back on track in a small Wisconsin town. She brings to the role all the emotional energy of a young woman coping with life as it is while striving for a brighter future. The story of life in small town America told in words and music. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
Young Bemidji actor takes center stage at Playhouse
June 7, 2012 - 12:00am
May 31, 2012
Free Indeed features, from left: Annie Hendrickson, Hannah Hendrickson, Alice Fuglestad and Josiah Hendrickson. Patt Rall | Bemidji Pioneer
Family band kicks off summer concert series
May 31, 2012 - 12:00am
Oscar Julin from Davis Drywall removes scaffolding at the rear of the newly painted exterior of the historic Chief Theater, home of the Paul Bunyan Playhouse. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
New-look Playhouse: 'The Chief' gets a facelift as summer play season nears
May 31, 2012 - 12:00am
May 24, 2012
Bemidji High School senior Carl Graefe, left, and his mentor, Jeff Berger, who helped him build his ukulele. Graefe was a recipient of a Region 2 Arts Council Artist Mentor Grant and worked with Berger to create "Mae." SUBMITTED PHOTO
Grant helps Bemidji teen-ager build and play new ukulele
May 24, 2012 - 12:00am
A smiling Del Lyren is shown holding his Electronic Wind Instrument (EWI) that he will take along when he joins the tour of the Dave Matthews Band this summer. MONTE DRAPER | PIONEER PHOTO
Jazz experience life-changing for Bemidji State professor
May 24, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
Mason, Chorale honored
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
Erik Jensen
Norwegian pianist to perform tonight at Syttende Mai celebration
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
Randy Phillips, Shawn Craig and Dan Dean say they are excited to be performing their own special blend of voices and praise songs starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Sanford Center. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Christian trio Phillips, Craig and Dean encourages audience participation
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
May 10, 2012
Pat Mason conducts the Bemidji Chorale in a rehearsal for its Mother's Day concert to be held at 7 p.m. Sunday. Pioneer Photo | Monte Draper
Chorale celebrating its 33rd Mother's Day
May 10, 2012 - 12:00am
Friend of the Arts tickets still on sale
May 10, 2012 - 12:00am
Pioneer Profiles: Spoken Word tour hits Bemidji
May 10, 2012 - 12:00am
The cast of "Kiss or Make Up" includes, front row from left: Katie Carpenter, Carolyn Towler and Julie Kaiser; and back row from left:?Derrick Houle, Matthew Poulis, Joel Ward and Kevin Cease. Pioneer Photo | Monte Draper
Community Theater's adult comedy weaves mistaken, made-up identities
May 10, 2012 - 12:00am