The Boxer by artist Richard Merchán

“The Boxer by artist Richard Merchán is a beautiful representation of his loose impressionistic approach fueled by strategic hints of color perfectly placed throughout the composition,” says Hollie Blanchard, co-founder of The Art Girls Minneapolis

Joy, happiness and tranquility: These are words used by the students in Nicola Demonte’s art classes to describe their experience creating art. These seem to be universal responses to making art, including for these students, who are adults living with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

Perfect for the holiday season, Oliver! tells the tale of a courageous orphan seeking a better life. After escaping the drab confines of an orphanage, he falls in with a gang of pickpockets, but Oliver isn’t fit for a life of crime.

Ghouls and goblins, witches and broomsticks! As Halloween approaches, it’s time to grab some of the newest, scariest reads and enjoy them with your kids. Trick or Treat, MarleyBy John Grogan$17.99Ages 4 and up America’s lovable, trouble-making yellow Labrador retriever is at it again.

Turbulence drives famous men across the Atlantic to Ireland in three remarkable tales of defiance and hope.

The Long Lake Area Art Show will return for the fourth year October 26–27 at Orono High School, featuring one-of-a-kind art from 40 local and regional artists.

Not only will you feel beautiful wearing Jen Westmoreland Bouchard’s necklaces, bracelets and earrings, but you can also feel good about the fact that you’re helping out your neighbors.

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.


Artistic director Sandy Boren-Barrett is quick to describe Stages Theatre as “one of the most vibrant arts organizations in the Twin Cities.” And she means it.

“When you go owling, you don’t need words,” reads Owl Moon, a book written in 1988 by Jane Yolen.  Starting on March 8, the Stages Theatre Company will team up with Escalate Dance