Tag Archives: entertainment

Joe Cocker

Several years ago I was asked to welcome the audience to a Guess Who concert at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks.  The opening act was Joe Cocker. Waiting to “go on” to delivery my little welcoming speech, I was … Continue reading

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Dawn Sears

Sad to learn of the passing yesterday of Dawn Sears.  Dawn was an established and respected singer in Nashville, a member of the Grammy Award nominated group The Time Jumpers which includes singer/guitarist Vince Gill and her musician husband Kenny … Continue reading

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Is That All There Is?

It’s book report time once again, boys and girls.  The book in question this time is James Gavin’s new biography Is Is That All There Is?: The Strange Life of Peggy Lee. Full disclosure first.  I have been a Peggy … Continue reading

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The Woods

Into the Woods is one of my very favorite musicals.  It’s story line is sort of a fairytale mashup featuring the likes of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood and Jack of Jack and the Beanstalk fame.  In one of the … Continue reading

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Meeting The Beatles

Tomorrow on WDAZ News @10, we’ll introduce you to the Grand Forks native who met The Beatles at the height of their early fame in the summer of 1964.

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Tom & Kermit

This evening on WDAZ News @5, we’ll chat with the host of Dancing with the Stars, Tom Bergeron, and the star of Muppets Most Wanted, Kermit the Frog.

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Barbara Corcoran

We’re going to be talking with Barbara Corcoran of ABC’s Shark Tank this evening on WDAZ News @5.

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Daymond John

We’re going to be talking soon on WDAZ News @5 with Shark Tank judge Daymond John.

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Moulin Rouge

We’ll talk with principal dancer Amanda Green of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet about Moulin Rouge:  The Ballet Friday on WDAZ News @5.

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Dearly

Just one more little post about Dearly Departed. Thanks to the stellar cast and crew for welcoming a civilian into your theater community, especially my long suffering “wife” Theresa Knox who made it easy and so much fun for me. … Continue reading

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