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Restoring music, one song at a time

Restoring music, one song at a time

This article was written about the Vintage Band Festival that took place July 28-31, 2016 in Northfield, Minnesota and surrounding communities. Read about the 1st Brigade Band who will perform in Cannon Falls and the Kentucky Baroque Trumpets who will perform in Red Wing. A full schedule of events can be found at vintagebandfestival.org. Read the article here.   Photo: Kentucky Baroque Trumpets … Read entire article »

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Bridge Chamber Music Festival

Bridge Chamber Music Festival

I had the opportunity to write some previews on upcoming concerts for the Bridge Chamber Music Festival. It’s fascinating to hear directly from the artists about the music being performed and the history behind the composer’s inspiration for each piece and what was going on in that time period in another part of the world. View the write up here: http://bridgechamberfestival.org/preview/.   … Read entire article »

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The Tavern of Northfield – 30 Year Promotion

The Tavern of Northfield – 30 Year Promotion

This fall marks the Tavern of Northfield‘s 30th anniversary. The historic restaurant offers exceptional from-scratch cooking and is located in the Archer House River Inn, a landmark in downtown Northfield, Minnesota. Acheson Creative worked with the Tavern’s management and staff to develop their 30th celebration through various communications and promotions – written content, t-shirt design, a series of social media menu posts with custom artwork profiling new menu entrees, and video scene direction and testimonials. The Tavern contracted with Spreire (a Twin Cities … Read entire article »

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Postcard for WINGS Event

Postcard for WINGS Event

The following design was created for a fall event through WINGS (Women In Northfield Giving Support) to help a local community school. To learn more about the project, go here. … Read entire article »

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Preservation Alliance of Minnesota – brochure design

Preservation Alliance of Minnesota – brochure design

Acheson Creative recently designed a capabilities brochure for the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota. Their organization works to preserve our state’s historic resources. To learn more about their important mission, go to http://www.mnpreservation.org/. [nggallery id=7] Several articles have been written by Amy Acheson for the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota. They can be found at http://achesoncreative.com/category/writing/ or through the links below: Recalling history through its sights and sounds Building a city from within Thinking beyond the boundaries – creating heritage networks Rabideau CCC Camp – Yesterday … Read entire article »

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Jazz session in Northfield

Jazz session in Northfield

[This article ran in the Star Tribune south metro edition. Read the full article here.]   Jazz guitarist Samuel Miltich said he has always loved acoustic string music. “As a young person, Duke Ellington and George Gershwin were two of my favorite musicians, but the music I was surrounded by tended more toward bluegrass and acoustic folk music,” he said. When he heard Django Reinhardt, the legendary jazz guitarist from Europe credited for originating Gypsy jazz, for the first … Read entire article »

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Ole Store Restaurant – food blog

Ole Store Restaurant – food blog

I’ve enjoyed writing about the Ole Store Restaurant in Northfield, MN. Read my latest blog post profiling their seasonal entrees. (Photos and written content by Amy Acheson.)  As the brisk autumn air turns to winter, the Ole Store Restaurant is busy preparing some warm and oh-so-good seasonal dishes inside. Harvest time displays a color-rich palette of our region’s bounty that ripens into vibrant tones of mustard gold, deep apricot, crimson berry and toasted walnut hues. The Ole Store, … Read entire article »

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