Arts & Culture

Filled with laughs, heart and a whole lot of fun, this Children’s Performing Arts production, staged at the Hanafli Performing Arts Center in February and early March,  was one for the books.  

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.

Have a kid interested in an artistic spin on photography? The White Bear Center for the Arts’ H’art of Photography class provides an opportunity to do just that.
 

A photograph can hold a thousand words and can capture images that we might not normally see. Photos can bring us to tears or brighten our darkest moments. They can change our moods and inspire us to be better. The photography of Alyssa Boldischar does all this and more.

Duchess Harris, J.D., Ph.D. was named for her grandmother.

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