Arts & Culture

Big Brown Eyes by Mound resident Ann Beadle-Reinitz

Guess who won first place in the Pets category of Lens on Lake Minnetonka, our annual photo contest? Big Brown Eyes by Mound resident Ann Beadle-Reinitz, and it’s not difficult to see why.

4 Community Theatre performs "Anything Goes"

Local theater company bridges generations and builds bonds.

A teenage girl reads a YA novel on her couch.

Brigid Kemmerer’s A Curse So Dark and Lonely is a young adult fantasy novel that has risen to the top of a saturated category and gained appreciation from both YA fans and others.

Members of the Hoang Anh dance group celebrate Vietnamese New Year.

Celebrate Vietnamese New Year at the Excelsior Library.

This popular icy golf fest (where sponsors decorate themed holes for, yep, golf on frozen Lake Minnetonka) returns next month to the lake. As always, visitors to the 2019 Chilly Open enjoyed beer, a chili cook-off, “snowga” and other activities.

Wayzata’s biggest community bash wrapped up the summer in September, with a carnival, concerts, log-rolling demos, tasty food, fireworks and a parade. 

Minetonka mixed media artist Jillian Lee sits before some of her paintings.

From star-studded Los Angeles to the cityscape in New York City, artist Jillian Lee has done commissioned artwork coast to coast.

Chris Thomson, Emma Nadler and their children.

Chris Thomson and Emma Nadler use their vocations and creative pursuits to convey the emotions spurred by their daughter's diagnosis.

A red barn is surrounded by snow in this Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest winning photo.

A colorful barn stands out against the snow in this shot from our Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest.

"Ayesha At Last" by Uzma Jalaluddin

Uzma Jalaluddin’s "Ayesha at Last" centers on Ayesha and Khalid, two Muslim Canadians.