Arts & Culture

reading Caste, by Isabel Wilkerson

Do you have a favorite quote from a book? Are there words that you can read over and over and still find fresh layers of meaning? Recently, I found myself drawn back to words written by E. B. White (Charlotte’s Web and Stuart Little).

For its monthly venue spotlight in May, the Twin Cities Wedding & Event Professionals group visited Minnetonka Orchards. TCWEP helps wedding- and event-related businesses network; each month around 100 professionals attend the spotlight. 

The American Museum of Asmat Art

The Twin Cities offer a broad stroke selection of art museums.

A performance of "Dirty Business" at History Theatre in St. Paul

There are more than 200 theater venues in the Twin Cities featuring plays, musicals, comedy, improv and more.

Sailboats float in the harbor at Wayzata Bay as a storm approaches Lake Minnetonka.

Mark Arnold's shot of Wayzata Bay took second place in the City Landmarks category in our 2018 Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest.

Billie Eilish's "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?"

Billie Eilish's "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" opened on top of the charts worldwide.

"Daisy Jones & The Six" by Taylor Jenkins Reid

"Daisy Jones & The Six" is one of the more buzzed about fiction books of 2019 and fully delivers on the hype it has received.

A wooden boat at the Real Runabouts Rendezvous, an event hosted by the Bob Speltz Land-O-Lakes chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Club.

Drop anchor at the 44th annual Real Runabouts Rendezvous to see some of the country’s finest wooden watercraft.

The Orono Foundation for Education’s annual Red and Blue Bash was held at the Lafayette Club in April and raised $315,000 to benefit Orono schools.  The sold out Vegas-style event was attended by 450 guests for food, casino games, an auction and more.

A shot of a tree in Freeman Park in Shorewood, which took 2nd place in the Wildlife & Nature category of our 2018 Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest.

Each month, we feature one of the winning photos from our 2018 Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest.

A child watches an animal at Gale Woods Farm's Breakfast on the Farm event.

This month, pack up the kids and head out to Minnetrista for Gale Woods Farm’s annual breakfast on the farm event.