Arts & Culture

On New Year’s Day, chilly and brave divers hopped into the frigid waters of Lake Minnetonka in Excelsior for ALARC’s 30th annual ice dive, which supports the Wounded Warrior Project and a couple of local organizations. 

The Country Cupboard Cake + Café is always humming with activity, but none more so than when there are wedding cakes to be made.

Though Lake Minnetonka is known for its beautiful homes, some owners can think of a certain space that needs a just little more vitality. Or a little more moxie. Or a little more something.

Love them or hate them, cats are known for sassy behavior and pestering their owners for attention. The pestering is what inspired self-described cat lover and local author Kevin R.

Nice People Dancing to Good Country Music

Feb. 7–25
Presented by Minnetonka High School, this romantic comedy centers around Eve, the aunt of novice nun Catherine who comes for a visit after being kicked out of the convent.

On a cold winter’s day, local artist Chichi Miller had her camera in hand as she usually does when out and about. Since Miller specializes in portraits and painted rocks, she often carries a camera for capturing ideas for future works of art.

I credit William Kent Krueger for helping me to get out of one of the worst reading "ruts" of my life. He's helped locally, of course, by the fact that all of his books take place on Minnesota's North Shore—with plenty of regional flavor thrown in to make all of us feel instantly at home

The Marsh, Minnetonka’s center for balance and fitness, has been committed to creating a space where the community can make health more holistic. Kim Plessel, the Marsh’s dietitian, is one aspect of the wellness team who’s dedicated to ensuring this vision becomes a reality.