Arts & Culture

This year’s “Raise the Curtain” gala held on May 23 exceeded its goal by raising $65,000. Entertainment included Don Eidel on guitar and singers Quinn Shadko and Austin Lewis with Blake Brauer on piano.

Artist Frank Zeller paints a watercolor at the White Bear Center for the Arts

The White Bear Center for the Arts (WBCA) is a place where creatives can collide and share their artistic talents.

A painting of a black and red figure touching a plant before a blue, sunny sky.

Eric Hupahu Cikala Miller's work will stay in your mind long after you've seen it.

A bathroom remodeled by Bald Eagle Construction, voted Best Remodeler in the Best of White Bear Lake 2019 readers' choice survey.

Ryan Schuette, owner of Bald Eagle Construction, wants to make remodeling as efficient and painless as possible for his customers.

A kitchen designed by Christina Lynn Interiors, a finalist for Best Interior Designer in the Best of White Bear Lake 2019 readers' choice survey.

At Christina Lynn Interiors, owner and lead designer Christina Miller is here to make sure her clients get the home of their dreams.

A bottle of Tattersall Bootlegger, a spirit featuring distilled lime and lemon peels, sits next to "Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens.

Co-owner Nancy Thysell recommends Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley (Atria Books, 2014). “I love historical fiction, and a friend introduced me to this series. The wealthy adoptive father of a family of sisters dies unexpectedly and leaves each daughter a clue about where she came from.

Leah Retamozo reads to a child at Bilingual Child Care & Education Center.

Leah Retamozo has been providing bilingual Spanish/English education in the Twin Cities metro area since 2010. We talk with Retamozo to learn more about her child care center.

Rudy’s Redeye Grill hosted a New Year’s celebration at White Bear Country Inn, with live music, dinner, dancing and the inaugural drop of the 7-foot-tall white bear, the beginning of a White Be

A dab of Living Coral paint, Pantone's color of the year

Pantone's 2019 Color of the Year is Living Coral. Here are some ways to weave the color into your home's palette.

A fully-decorated paver patio.

Warmer temperatures extend an invitation to create livable spaces beyond the patio doors and into our gardens and yard.

A soaker tub sits in a newly-remodeled bathroom surrounded by candles, towels and other bathroom items.

More and more, home and boutique hotel bathrooms are welcoming soaker tubs, some of which offer jets and other options.

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