Archive for Al Behrends

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Home Free Wins NBC’s The Sing-Off

Home Free, the Minnesota-based country vocal band that includes Gustavus alumni Chris '02 and Adam '04 Rupp, won season four of the NBC show The Sing-Off on Monday, Dec. 23. By winning the contest, Home Free will receive $100,000 and a Sony recording contract.

Home Free in NBC’s The Sing-Off Finals Monday

The Minnesota-based vocal band Home Free advanced to the finals of NBC’s The Sing-Off by returning to its country roots Thursday night with the Zach Brown Band’s “Colder Weather". As Home Free enter the finals on Monday night, only three of the original ten groups remain.

Michael Johnson in Concert at Gustavus

Singer, song-writer, storyteller, and guitarist Michael Johnson will perform in Bjorling Recital Hall at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13.

Lowe Documentary Painting the Place Between to Premiere at Fitzgerald

Painting the Place Between, a new documentary film produced by Gustavus art professor Kristen Lowe, will premiere at St. Paul’s Fitzgerald Theatre on Friday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. A reception at 6:45 p.m. will allow members of the audience to meet the four artists featured in the documentary and to view their work prior to the premiere.

Anderson Theatre Presents Trojan Barbie

The Theatre and Dance Department at Gustavus Adolphus College is proud to present Trojan Barbie by Christine Evans, an award-winning play that thrusts a 21st century heroine into a prisoner-of-war camp alongside famous characters from Greek playwright Euripedes’ Trojan Women, such as Hecuba and Cassandra.

Nobel Concert Dark Energy Set for Tuesday

Continuing its long tradition of connecting music on the campus to the theme of the annual Nobel Conference, the Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to present a faculty trio and the music of Johannes Brahms and Dmitri Shostakovich in the 2013 Nobel Conference Concert, “Dark Energy.” The faculty piano trio of violinist Jill Olson Moser, cellist Sharon Mautner-Rodgers and pianist Yumiko Oshima-Ryan will present the concert in Christ Chapel on Tuesday, October 1, beginning at 8:15 p.m.

Hillstrom Museum of Art to Present Concurrent Exhibitions

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College will open its new season on Monday, September 9 as it presents three concurrent exhibitions, Associated American Artists: Art by Subscription, Recent Acquisitions and Debuts of the Hillstrom Museum of Art, and String Theory and the Superconducting Super Collider Series: Paintings by Lucinda Mason.

St. Croix Theatre Festival Features Kim Braun ’11 and Ethan Bjelland ’12

The annual St. Croix Theatre Festival in St. Croix Falls, Wisc., has opened for another season and, again this year, includes some familiar names from the Gustavus Department of Theatre & Dance and the Department of Music.

Shane Jensen ’10 Returns to Minnesota for Newest Film

After living in New York City for several years, Gustavus alumnus, actor, and filmmaker Shane Jensen '10 is returning to Minnesota to work on a new project called The Way the Crow Flies.

Anderson Theatre to Present Sophie Treadwell’s Machinal

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is proud to present the finishing act of its 2012-13 season with Machinal, a groundbreaking American Expressionist play by Sophie Treadwell, directed by Amy Seham. Performances of Machinal will be presented in Anderson Theatre May 9-11 at 8 p.m. and May 12 at 2 p.m.