Arts & Culture

Hopeful covid sign hanging in window

It has been a year since the COVID-19 pandemic upended all of our lives. The unanticipated lifestyle changes took a toll on all of us; however, people didn’t lose all hope. 

A painting by Leslie Barlow on display at the White Bear Lake Center for the Arts.

This fall, in both their Ford Family Gallery and online, the White Bear Center for the Arts (WBCA) will highlight emerging artists of color.

A painting of a girl talking to a carrier pigeon.

For Jessica Person, her love for art is ongoing.

The tassel of a Class of 2020 graduation cap.

White Bear Lake Area High School grad Joshua Powell lives by the Golden Rule.

Mahtomedi High School grads and brothers Christian and Aidan Golish

Mahtomedi High School grads Christian and Aidan Golish will both attend the University of Minnesota - but they're not rooming together.

Liberty Classical Academy valedictorian Landon Smith

Liberty Classical Academy grad Landon Smith hopes to one day join the Air Force and work for Nike or Adidas.

White Bear Lake Area High School grad Monte Collins

White Bear Lake Area High School grad Monte Collins is headed to the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Homespun Mercies by Debbie Johnson-Hill

Poet Debbie Johnson-Hill pursued her passion, found her voice and lets her 'heart beat wildly.'

A red heart coming out of a white envelope

"Yes, No? Perhaps, Maybe!" will hit the stage next year.

Pianist Nachito Herrera sits at a piano

How medical technology and prayers helped Nachito Herrera rebound from the coronavirus.

The sun glows over White Bear Lake.

Stephanie Herington captures a fleeting sunset moment on White Bear Lake in this Lens on the Lake submission.

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