Arts & Culture

Dr Anne Frisch in White Bear Lake Magazine

For many, retirement means slowing down the pace of life, but for Dr. Ann Frisch, it meant starting a new career as an international peacekeeper, serving as an unarmed neutral in some of the most conflict-ridden areas of the world.

In White Bear Lake and other Minn. locations, the nonprofit MacPhail Center for Music offers music therapy to help people with autism and other diagnoses reach goals centered on bettering non-musical abilities.

Lauren Martin found her love for performing arts early in life. “My mom put me in dance class when I was two, and my love for the arts grew from there,” she says.

While many schools place a heavy emphasis on acquiring and teaching with the latest technology, Liberty Classical Academy, a private, multidenominational Christian PreK-12 school, prioritizes the a

Bloom—it’s a name that conjures up beauty and growth, and it fits perfectly for the ladies that make up this group of eight.

Dave Abbott and his team at Abbott Paint & Carpet fill us in on decorating trends just in time to start preparing the nest for winter.

Whether it’s an old wagon wheel turned into a coffee table or a family heirloom in need of a revamp, artisan and White Bear Lake native Dave Nadeau creates wood furniture with an approach tailored to his clients’ needs through his company,

The Lakeshore Players Theatre has a new home, the Hanifl Performing Arts Center. Since its beginning in 1953, it has been based in two different churches. Now for the first time, the White Bear Lake-based theatre has a performance space to call its own.

Each August, we highlight outstanding rising seniors from area schools and talk with them about their inspirations, challenges, passions and hopes for the future.

Are you wanting to tap into your creative side? Maybe you loved art class in school, but haven’t picked up a paint brush since? White Bear Center for the Arts (WBCA) offers a variety of accessible courses for a wide variety of ages, skill levels and interest.

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