Arts

From left, Samantha McCluskey, Timothy Radermacher, Francisca Saenger and Sarah Taft perform a scene from Into the Woods in February 2014.

High school theater productions are known to be a little bland—not, necessarily, because of the talent or production value, but because most schools are afraid of the controversy some adult-themed shows produce. Thus, there’s a fairly common cycle—and recycle—of standard high school shows.

The best place to capture a Plymouth sunset, according to Alexa Pudil, is right off of Ferndale Road and County Road 6; “it’s where this picture was also taken,” she says of her stunning place-winner in the Nature category of the annual Picture Plymouth photo contest.

The Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West Hotel in Plymouth hosted the annual winter bluegrass weekend Frebruary 28-March2.

With the
coming of spring (will it ever?), the city of Plymouth historically welcomes Primavera,
fittingly the dawning of the arts season in town. Plymouth Arts Council co-sponsors
the event, made possible by a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council,

“It’s just very rare that there is this door open to having your name out there by winning a contest in an anonymous setting like that.” —Joe Hautman

Stick people. Suns with sunglasses. Flowers. My artistic skills do not expand much beyond that. I think, because of my lack in artistic creativity, I am more impressed and amazed by artists. It truly is inspiring to find someone who can capture a subject in a way that not many can.

Artists from around the Plymouth area gathered November 16-17 at Plymouth Creek Art Center to showcase their finest wares. All photos by Marissa Martinson.

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