Arts & Culture

The grand opening of Rabbit Creek’s new showroom on June 27 at International Market Square featured a talk by top designer Thomas O’Brien. O’Brien spoke about the design process and the inspiration for his house and new book, The Library House.

Sheila Asato is a woman of many passions, foremost among them dreamworking, as a means of tapping into an individual’s creativity and potential for spiritual healing.

Whether you still squirm at the thought of calling yourself a writer or are an accomplished author with a library of published works, the Twin Cities Writing Studio can provide the rare opportunity to gather among women wri

Tom Glaser has literally written the book on the secret to happiness, which, ironically, was born during the unhappiest period of his adult life.

It’s raining in St. Louis Park, and on Hestia Abeyesekera’s front porch, a cat with luxuriant fur strides across the keys of an upright piano. I sit down to play it. Of the five pianos in the house, Hestia’s students prefer this one.

It’s not hard to see St. Louis Park author Margie Zats in Alexandra, the main character in her debut novel, Alexandra the Grate: Who Insisted Life Be Well Done.

He started small, as a fifth-grade teacher and coach in the tiny town of Elmore in 1981. From then until now, Rob Metz has worked at schools across Minnesota as both a teacher and principal for elementary and high school, eventually winding up in the role of superintendent for St.

From beer brewers to violin bow makers, St. Louis Park’s unique hub of craftspeople participate in trades that fall on a spectrum from hobbies to life-changing careers. These artisans often have uncommon advice to share with the community about their specific skills.

Kids dressed up as goats, trolls and Michael Jackson pack the risers in the Peter Hobart Elementary School gym, most of them distracted by the audience of parents, smartphones held high, seated a few yards away in metal folding chairs.

With spring right around the corner, your green thumb may be starting to itch. But Minnesota’s growing season is short, and April’s wide-ranging temperatures can make it a particularly fickle month for gardening. Have you considered starting seeds indoors?

Can gardening be any greener? Find out with Alice Bowe’s book, a resource about green gardening practices. Bowe offers ideas for gardening sustainably—from simple tips to intensive makeovers, including alternatives to power tools, information on rain harvesting and more.

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