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A quintet of cello players won first place for their presentation of an unusual arrangement of a Rolling Stones song. The group dressed in 1960's garb--including wigs. From left, Joe Berns, Amber Kalina, Annalee Beaver, Andrew Riestenberg, and Lucas Wuebben.

From Johnny Cash to heavy metal, to Elvis...talent show had it all

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From Elvis hisownself to a bunch of longhairs playing a cello arrangement of a Rolling Stones tune, the 2009 Perham Community Talent Show featured non-stop music, laughs and surprises.


In the process, the Interact group--which is a youth Rotary organization--raised nearly $1,000 to help their school combat budget and program cuts.

A dozen acts took the stage, with the contest judged by a three-member team of ReNae Tangen, Denise Tappe and Steve Peloquin.

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