There’s new music being made in Chanhassen, as the MacPhail Center for Music opens its fourth metro location this month.

Local artists opened their studios and demonstrated their work for the annual Edge of the Big Woods Art Wander in Carver County on September 28 and 29. All photos by Jacqueline Hagyard.

Chaska resident Becca Richardson had no idea that her knack for crafts could turn into a business, but her handmade fabric wreaths are in high demand.

The Twin Cities music scene nurtures an abundance of notable talent.

From wood-carvings and ceramics and oils to vinegars, the Eden Prairie Lioness Art and Craft Show features the work of almost 100 artists and artisans. The 5th annual fair from 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

The Chanhassen Dinner Theatres’ is celebrating its 45th anniversary this month by bringing back Fiddler on the Roof for the first time in 20 years. Fiddler on the Roof opens October 4 and runs through January 25.

Creativity of an artist is impacted by their surroundings. Some set up their easels next to a stream or a meadow. Some position subjects near a window streaming with light. Many arrange their creative space with access to necessary tools and supplies, a blend of creativity and functionality.

Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographicaby James OwenRecommended by Heather PetersonA wonderful fantasy adventure to the Archipelago of Dreams. The story nicely ties together allusions to classic, well-known books, legends and myths to create a wonderful read.