Arts & Culture

For many high school students learning a foreign language, the selection is limited to Spanish, French and German. Not so for the 30 students enrolled in St. Louis Park High School’s Hebrew language program.

The first time St. Louis Park resident Arne Fogel heard his own voice on the radio, he was 18 and hitchhiking. It was the first song the budding singer had recorded—and in a car full of strangers who had just picked him up, he pointed to the radio excitedly, saying, “That’s me!

Some songwriters “hear” melodies in their heads.

Neither Allen Hamilton nor Susan Wagner was born in Minnesota, but they met at Magers & Quinn Booksellers in Uptown Minneapolis and are current residents of St. Louis Park.

What would you think of a political candidate who, in spite of running unopposed, nonetheless campaigned as if she had an opponent? Rep. Peggy Flanagan did just that when, in summer of 2015, District 46A Rep. Ryan Winkler resigned and a special November 3 election was called.

With the rise of the millennial generation, art has evolved into something more fluid in meaning as well as more technical in creation. This current regeneration of artistic expression has widened to include something as colorful as paint and as multi-dimensional as sculpture: video games.

At first glance, it’s an unassuming house for sale on a quiet cul-de-sac in the Lake Forest neighborhood of St. Louis Park. According to architectural historian Jane King Hession, this may well have been Frank Lloyd Wright’s preference: he valued privacy and the privacy of his clients.

The Twin Cities Film Fest found its home sweet home in St. Louis Park as it established a permanent office in the Shops at West End in January.

With a career including both comedy and politics, it makes an odd kind of sense that Minnesota Junior Senator Al Franken’s personality is revealed with something as simple as an address. While not technically a native son, his family moved to Albert Lea when he was 4 and to St.