Arts & Culture

Walk into Robbinsdale Cooper High School on any Monday and Wednesday this fall, and you’ll see an unusual sight for a public high school: close to 300 young men dressed in shirts, ties and slacks.

It’s a day that comes around six times per year nationwide that is equal parts anticipated and dreaded by many students. Some take pains to prepare, others wing it and hope for the best. Whatever the approach may be, there’s no denying that the ACT is challenging.

Wayzata High School senior Grace Larson is working to give kids an experience that she always wished she had as a child.

“As with anything you can spend as much or as little as you like,” says Dianne Haag, co-owner of DK Events. The Minnetonka-based company specializes in event planning. Chances are some household items could be used without buying new or adding unnecessary expense.

In a matter of five days, the Prairie Fire Children’s Theater will hold community auditions, cast all 81 roles, rehearse and perform a production of Peter Pan.

With microbreweries popping up all over the Twin Cities, it should be no surprise that another beer-related hobby is on the rise: homebrewing.

At the foot of Dan and Annie Arnolds’ driveway, a handmade wooden sign spelling out their last name hints at the art within their Plymouth home.

A relaxing evening outdoors with fireworks, symphonies and family fun, Music in Plymouth has become a staple of summertime in Plymouth.

As the event enters its 45th year, we take a look back at the Plymouth Civic League, the organization behind the fanfare.

Ashley Burkland still remembers falling in love with ballet during her first Nutcracker performance at the age of 9. The dancer and owner of Ashley Ballet Arts Academy says her mother’s decision to enroll her in a dance class is what led to her early introduction to ballet.

It’s not every day that you attend an event where you can see a pug named Lexi ride in a remote-controlled convertible and get expert veterinary advice all in one beautiful park.

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