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I'm Kristen Rall Borysewicz, the daughter who imported her parents Patt and Ernie Rall to Bemidji 17 years ago. My husband and I knew they would...
January 22, 2018 - 1:47pm
January 19, 2018
Longtime Bemidji-area arts supporter Patt Rall dies
BEMIDJI—Longtime Bemidji area arts supporter Patt Rall, 77, died on Thursday after an extensive battle with cancer. Rall moved to Bemidji...
January 19, 2018 - 6:37pm
August 27, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: Finishing up the summer season with a comedy
Bemidji Community Theater is pleased to report that all seven presentations of the children’s play, “Fairy Tale Courtroom” successfully...
August 27, 2017 - 2:45pm
August 13, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: What a wide variety of activities
You will need to wait another year to enjoy the musicals by Northern Lights Opera of Park Rapids if you missed this year's production of "South...
August 13, 2017 - 6:50am
April 16, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: BSU Chamber Singers always deliver
If you happened to miss the vocal concert last Sunday at St. Philip's, the BSU Chamber Singers, try to catch them at another venue. Under the...
April 16, 2017 - 7:02am
April 9, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: Busy bees harkens the end of the semester
The first sign of spring on Facebook: Local artist Marlon Davidson shared a photo of two lovely lavender crocus blossoms. To start the week,...
April 9, 2017 - 10:10am
February 5, 2017
Patt Rall column: Fast and furious songs, rhythms and lyrics
When someone comments that there is nothing to do in this town, just show them a copy of the Pioneer or one of the posters in store windows....
February 5, 2017 - 6:00am
January 29, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: A mixed collection of future events
BEMIDJI— We've had a taste of spring this week with melting snow, ice and mud, mud, and more mud. That sound of suction, squishing footsteps; if one did not fall down—and the painful fall and the helpful stranger if one did. A special thanks to that observant person in...
January 29, 2017 - 9:23am
January 1, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: May the New Year bring more sharing
Whether sharing an intellectual pursuit or just filling in history, the following individuals are pleased to offer their work to people who have long been interested in the topics.
January 1, 2017 - 6:27pm
December 25, 2016
PATT RALL COLUMN: Stay warm and safe this holiday, and don't forget the History Mystery
As I write this column, the computer-generated weather report says that Christmas Day will be a mess with snow, rain and rattles (thunder). I can only hope that someone pushed the wrong button and the day is lovely. If not, stay warm by the fireplace and play lots of board games!...
December 25, 2016 - 7:24am
December 18, 2016
PATT RALL COLUMN: Jilek seeks to make BSU choral groups more accessible
The buzz around the Department of Music at Bemidji State University has changed from "wait until you meet him" to "see, didn't we tell you so?" The holiday and end-of-semester concerts by the choral singers with backup by colleagues this year has been packed with many surprises, including...
December 18, 2016 - 7:09am
December 4, 2016
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
We talked about going to the live performance of "It's A Wonderful Life" at the Firehall Theater in Grand Forks, and last Sunday, we drove down to Walker to see Fred Roger's lovely version of the original Lux Soap script for the radio show. The Walker Bay Theater is located on the...
December 4, 2016 - 6:58am
November 27, 2016
PATT RALL COLUMN: The holidays bring out the arts
Last year we drove to the Firehouse Theater in Grand Forks to enjoy a stage adaption of "It's A Wonderful Life: a Live Radio Play." It was so...
November 27, 2016 - 7:00am
October 30, 2016
PATT RALL COLUMN: Things that go bump in the night
When we were young, we'd set off to find another group of kids to tour with and torment the houses that remained dark on the special night—Halloween. Would parents allow that now; probably not but it has been fun driving around Bemidji looking at the wonderful and sometimes...
October 30, 2016 - 7:39am
October 16, 2016
PATT RALL COLUMN: October brings us the Cruise and plenty to do
The colors of autumn are quickly fading but October still promises the most waited event of the fall — the Studio Cruise is starting this Friday with the largest number of artists opening their studios for observing how they work and various pieces to purchase. The maps are...
October 16, 2016 - 2:00am