Arts

The pastoral views of Riley Lake provide the backdrop for the Eden Prairie Players’ 14th Annual Collection of One Acts, performed over several dates in the Riley-Jacques Barn.

An engineer, an entrepreneur and a couple of account managers walk into a bar …

The sense of community runs deep through the Southwest Metro area. Families build lives across generations and add to the fabric of our community in many ways. Two women who are weaving their particular pattern into that community fabric are Kristin Laurel and Courtney Miller Bellairs.

While a student at Minnesota State University, fascinated with the fundamental logic behind humor, Stevie Ray designed his own degree to study comedy.  As co-founder and executive director of Stevie Ray’s Improv Company, he shares theories a

In her graphic novel memoir, writer, podcaster and body image advocate, Lacy J. Davis, tells the history of her eating disorder from the first nagging thought that she might be “too big” to admitting she had a problem, to her gradual recovery.

“The scariest thing is nonexistence,” Reynold Philipsek says in the opening of the documentary A Life Well Played. To be sure, he’s talking about nonexistence in the form of many things, but music is clearly his focus—his 36th album came out in October.

Brian Vaughan was just 16 when his trombone-playing skills launched him on a journey with The Continental Singers, taking him from his home in Arizona to stages around the world.

One shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but most wine makers hope consumers judge, at least partly, a bottle by its label. Deliberate attention is granted to details that create what goes into a bottle of wine—and what goes on it.

Do you believe in the unbelievable? In Calabria, the latest work by Peter S. Beagle (the acclaimed author of The Last Unicorn), is a lovely novella set in the Calabria region of Italy.  Farmer Claudio Bianchi is a curmudgeon, who prefers to be left alone with his pig, cows and goat.

Under the rim of a baseball cap, long hair frames the always smiling face of Steve Kelzer.  It’s not hard to picture Kelzer riding on a tractor out in the fields of his Chaska family farm or feeding the cows.

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