Arts

While spring may be a top contender for her favorite season for photography, Christine Neff Kojetin says, “For frequency of shooting, nothing beats fall—the colors, the weather and the activities.  We are really active in the fall—apple picking, corn mazes, fall color hikes and pumpkin picking al

Out of a devastating loss rose a song of hope and healing. No child should have to endure what Jenn Bostic went through as a 10-year-old girl—being in a fatal car accident that took her father’s life.

You’ve written a song or two and perfected your favorite pop tune in front of a mirror, but you have a crippling fear of performing on a real stage. To get up in front of an audience would be like jumping out of an airplane for the first time. Be encouraged—there is a safe place to land.

While driving past a senior living community, do you ever wonder about the life happening inside? Maybe parents, grandparents or family friends are residents.

This photo from five-time Last Glance winner Christine Neff Kojetin of Eden Prairie was taken in her backyard. It transpired while she was enjoying her garden, one which she has cultivated with flowers to attract butterflies—including swallowtails, which seem to love the flowers she has planted.

There are musicians who are rich and famous, go on tours with entourages and have their names spelled correctly on marquees —and then there’s the rest of us.

When one looks out at a tree in a home’s yard, the eye may not immediately recognize the changes that develop in a year’s time. The leaves may have turned, or new buds may be sprouting, but the core of the tree appears to essentially stand firm. Look again.

Lighter than My Shadow by Katie Green

My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel
by Ari Shavit

Do your kids love to be creative? This holiday season, take advantage of the many arts and crafts classes at the Eden Prairie Art Center, Kidcreate Studio in Eden Prairie, and Unearthed Arts in Waconia.

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