Foggy Dock on Crystal Bay

Looking to the north on Crystal Bay, Jace Dovolis, 13, captured Foggy Dock, the first-place winner in the Wildlife & Nature category of our annual Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest.

Nine Nights of Music, a free outdoor concert series that highlights Saint Paul’s vibrant music community, returns this summer for its 19th season.

For more than 25 years, the Minnetonka Center for the Arts has supplemented its year-round programming with its summer arts camps for young art lovers ages 5 through 15.

Have you heard the expression “skin like porcelain”? Well, this summer, for two Minnetonka actors, it’s literal—at least on stage. Susan Hofflander plays Mrs. Potts, the motherly teapot, in a production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.

Last November, the Wayzata Symphony Orchestra took a break from regular performances at its home at Wayzata Community Church to put on a flash-mob in downtown Minneapolis.

The Mount Calvary Academy of Music, originally founded by the music ministry of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, has been shaping musicians for the past 14 years.

Minnetonka artist Tami Larke Anderson launched her business Z ART Line Design Artwork in 2012, after she was laid off from her job after 25 years in the corporate world.

“I was flattened, just flattened,” Julie Burton says of a time in her life when she found herself overwhelmed.

When Kathryn Wind was a freshman at Rosemount High School, having earned the coveted title role in a school production of The Diary of Anne Frank, she and other cast members went to see the same play at Park Square Theatre in downtow

This collection of phenomenal poetry is hailed as a major career retrospective. With new poetry along with his most famous work, 99 Poems: New & Selected by Dana Gioia (Graywolf Press, $24) is a tremendous example of the finest combinations of words.

More than 225 craft artists from across the United States will converge on the Saint Paul RiverCentre for a weekend this month to showcase their work in jewelry, home décor, clothing and furniture.