Posts by: Jim Ericson

Purple Rain

Purple Rain

On Thursday, April 21, 2016, the world learned of the passing of international recording artist Prince, a musical genius and cultural icon from Minneapolis, whose influence has impacted countless performers, recording artists, bands,…
Duluth Sky Lantern

Duluth Sky Lantern

On Christmas Day, my wife and I traveled up to Duluth from Minneapolis to walk through and photograph the amazing holiday lights display at "Bentleyville Tour of Lights" set up in…
Hollywood Theater

Hollywood Theater

Built in 1935, the magnificent Art-Deco styled Hollywood Theater offered all the modern conveniences of the day with a flair for the elegant.  As the decades passed, however, the majestic neighborhood…
Bloomington Tree of Lights

Bloomington Tree of Lights

Perched upon a bluff overlooking the Minnesota River valley in Bloomington, Bob and Julie Little's house on Meadowview Road offers a commanding view from their backyard, but it's the view from the…
Rice Park Tree Lighting

Rice Park Tree Lighting

This year's tree lighting ceremony in Saint Paul's Rice Park, sponsored by Xcel Energy, occurred on November 29, 2014.  The tree, it is claimed, is as tall and bright as the…
B&W Challenge

B&W Challenge

Have you been seeing lots of black and white images posted on Facebook lately?   There was a photography challenge recently in which people nominate others to post five black…
A Weekend with Aurora Hunters

A Weekend with Aurora Hunters

Chasing the Northern Lights I spent the weekend of November 9-11, 2014, in Two Harbors, Minnesota, with people from the Great Lakes Aurora Hunters Facebook group.  It was GLAH's second annual gathering in Two…