• A Mighty Fortress Is Our Basement

    $15.95

    CD
    The songs on this CD center around the "reformation" which was underway in Midwestern churches in 1960, and how the Church Basement Ladies reacted to the changes. Some of their reactions included: Beverly's first pair of high heels for confirmation; the Pastor announcing his impending nuptials; Mrs. Snustad and Mrs. Gilmerson planning a food ... ... more

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    A Spirit of the Season

    $22.95 $15.00

    featuring Sissel Kyrkjbø CD Although Sissel Kyrkjebø has been singing since she was 15 and made her European debut the next year, it wasn't until the 1994 Olympics in Lillehammer that American audiences were introduced to her during her magnificent singing of the Olympic's Opening Anthem. With many CDs and awards, she has teamed up with vocal ... ... more

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    A Swedish Christmas

    $17.95 $12.00

    Anne-Charlotte and Ellen Harvey CD Anne-Charlotte Harvey and her daughter, Ellen, sing songs for a traditional Santa Lucia festival, as well as favorite songs for dancing around the Christmas Tree. The 20 songs include: Sankta Lucia; Hej, tomtegubbar; Stille natt, Hellige natt; Julpolska--nu har vi ljus; När juldagsmorgon glimmar; and others. Newly available on CD format. ... more

  • Away in the Basement

    $15.95

    CD
    The CD of the Christmas production was recorded in the Fall of 2009 by five cast members. Unlike the first two productions, this show had two sets of cast members rotating in and out to meet the intensely scheduled calendar of holiday shows. Vocals on the recording are by Greta Grosch, Robbie Mancina, Dorian Chalmers, ... ... more

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    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    $14.99 $8.00

    Adapted from Roald Dahl's story
    DVD
    Roald Dahl, like many of Rural Route Bookstore's customers, was 100% Norwegian. However, his parents emigrated to Wales rather than America. Dahl — a prolific writer of adult and children's stories, screenplays, novels, and short stories — became internationally known for his writing and ... ... more

  • Church Basement Ladies

    $15.95

    CD
    Church Basement Ladies, the first show in the series, is a humorous reflection about growing up in an era before women wore pants to church, and before men served in the church basement. Church Basement Ladies gives you heartfelt, hilarious insights into the lives of those who prepared and served at weddings, anniversaries, funerals ... ... more

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    Delafield

    $29.99 $5.00

    Mark Brodin, producer/director Videotape "Way to make me bawl out loud--all alone--on a Saturday night! When something evokes emotion in this old Norwegian Lutheran body, you know you have something that hits close to the heart. This is an absolutely beautiful, touching documentary." An email from Suzann Nelson to the producer of the video. It is apparent ... ... more

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    Storebror og Lillebror

    $16.00 $12.00

    Arna Rennan and Nordic Angst
    CD
    Storebror og Lillebror, which translates as "Big Brother and Little Brother", is Arna's second CD, but she has now formalized a backup band called Nordic Angst — a term used by Americans to describe the perceived darkness of the Nordic culture, the kind of darkness found in Ingmar Bergman ... ... more