Category Archives: Music

Don’t Brag!!! A story from a proud Papa

You and I have both been told it’s not good to brag. Well I’m going to break that rule today because I have a good reason to brag at least just a little. You see my daughter Nicole Rose Moran is a gifted and talented singer. While it is true her abilities are a natural gift, she has also been working very hard to own her gift and bring it to the level of that now. Continue reading

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Dakota Valley Choral Festival 2011

The amount of creative and artistic talent south of the river is quite amazing to consider sometimes. In this case I am thinking about the vocal talents of the students in school district 196 and this even includes younger children. So what am I talking about? Well on Sunday evening Oct 30th 2011 at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Apple Valley, MN the Dakota Valley Choral Festival was held. This was apparently the 35th year of this festival and the church was packed for very good reason. This festival is so well run and the level of talent is so high that the show gives the listener the impression that they are listening to a college choir. Continue reading

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U2 Minneapolis 2011 – The 360 Tour

U2 Minneapolis 2011 – The 360 Tour

This may have been the concert of a life time.
There is a reason why U2 has experienced such huge success and career longevity in this crazy music industry when many bands can’t sell any albums (ok cds, dvds or mp3s) and most bands cannot fill up a giant venue. That reason is showmanship and respect for the audience. U2 puts on a show that will blow your mind, and probably your ears also (my ears are still ringing). Continue reading

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Eagan Art Festival 2011: More Images

I had so much fun at this years Eagan Art Festival and the weather was soooo great on the second day that I ran around most of the day capturing many more images. I just wanted to share a few more with you.
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Eagan Art Festival 2011

It is time once again for the Eagan Art Festival. This is the 17th Eagan Art Festival and it has grown to be one of the best in the state with over 100 artists, youth events, music, assorted entertainment and of course great food. Continue reading

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We wish you a Merry Christmas

We wish you are Merry Christmas Originally uploaded by !!WaynePhotoGuy. We Wish You are Merry Christmas… And a Happy New Year Listening to: Bing Crosby: I'll be home for Christmas Ok, as you can see, I did make in out … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Skyline

Minneapolis Skyline Originally uploaded by !!WaynePhotoGuy. Listening to: Regina SpektorSummer in the City. Part of a recent outing… I think this whole outing was very successful!!! If you are interested in being able to take pictures like this click here … Continue reading

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The Nativity Story

My family and I went to the new movie "The Nativity Story" this weekend  http://www.thenativitystory.com/ First of all getting four kids, two of which are boys in high school, to go to a movie that is not filled with action … Continue reading

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History of Twelve Days of Christmas

There is one Christmas Carol that has always baffled me.  What in the world do leaping lords, French hens, swimming swans, and especially the partridge who won’t come out of the pear tree have to do with Christmas? Well just … Continue reading

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Gospel Concert Huge Success

The Fred Steele Gospel music concert/ worship fest at South Suburban Evangelical Free Church last night was a huge success.  The roof was blown off and God glorified.  You really can get those Norwegians moving. Here are a few pictures… … Continue reading

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