Arts & Culture

For parents seeking the learning environment that’s best for their child, the White Bear Lake Preschool Expo is the one-stop shop to learn about preschools in the area.

It’s that time of year when the top of many New Year’s resolution lists reads: Get Organized . . . For real this time. And DeeDee Welles, owner of Details Organizing It All, is just the gal to help you do it.

In White Bear, we have choices when it comes to our children’s education, and we don’t need to worry about walking down the street alone.

When four White Bear Lake residents met to discuss a new gardening project in the fall of 2015, their chat led to a new addition to the community: a seed library.

Grammy Award-winning composer and lyricist Harry Connick Jr. shares the adventurous tale of The Happy Elf, which is set to delight audiences at Lakeshore Players Theatre this holiday season.

For Frank Zeller, immersing himself in his art is where he finds his bliss. But he also finds bliss in sharing that passion with others. “Everything he sees and touches has to do with art,” says Sheryl Struntz, the third of his four daughters.

Tomatoes, steeped tea bags, dehydrated sardines, postage stamps and human hair are just some of the materials artist Erica Spitzer Rasmussen uses to fashion her one-of-a-kind creations.

When Caroline Burau became tired of chasing people around for the scoop as a reporter for the White Bear Press, she transitioned to a new role: an emergency dispatcher.

Piano teacher Elizabeth Evans Richter would not be the person nor musician she is today without her late grandmother Evelyn, who set up Richter’s first piano lesson with a kind-hearted neighborhood teacher when Richter was 9 years ol

This June, in Benasque, Spain, piano students and faculty gathered—from Russia, Japan, China, Mongolia and Dellwood, Minnesota. “It’s a magical place,” says piano teacher Reid Smith as he describes the 13th- century mountain town.

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