Arts & Culture

She doesn't remember the day or month in which it was taken, but Anastasiya Bannie remembers how she felt when she photographed Calming Morning on Lake Minnetonka.

“It was so peaceful,” she says. “I had this beautiful feeling and I wanted to remember it.”

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Eleana Condezo Bann and Lisselin Diav started Teach Me ESPANOL when they realized the importance of knowing the Spanish language in the United States (according to the 2010 census, the Hispanic population reached 50.5 million), and how learning a

Tom Rob Smith's debut novel, Child 44, remains to this day one of the best thrillers I have ever read. Exciting, adventuresome, at times disturbing and extraordinarily original, Child 44 is one of those rare debuts that seems impossible to top.

 

During their travels to Italy, Bob, Monica, Sherry and Thaddeus Diedrich brought along a copy of Lake Minnetonka Magazine as they toured the Grand Canal in Venice.

 

During a summer study abroad trip to Morocco, Alex Davis found the inspiration that would later propel her to create her own line of boots. “Morocco on a rudimentary level is an amazing culture,” Davis says, who was raised in Minnetonka.

Tyler and Mitchell Harris spent a summer taking classes at the Cambridge University in the United Kingdom. They’ve taken an online course from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and participated in classes at The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Waiting and Waiting is the title of John Mark Nelson’s sophomore album. But Nelson hasn’t been waiting very long for his musical talent to be recognized in the Twin Cities. While he’s only 18 years old, he is already an accomplished songwriter and performer.

Meet Rosi Men, Amanda Morrison and Jason Parmenter. Their goal? To make Monday mornings better for you. With almost 10 years of combined experience, they have developed an impressive amount of bean, roast and brew knowledge as well as a deep appreciation for their respective customers.

Meet Rosi Men, Amanda Morrison and Jason Parmenter. Their goal? To make Monday mornings better for you. With almost 10 years of combined experience, they have developed an impressive amount of bean, roast and brew knowledge as well as a deep appreciation for their respective customers.

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