Arts & Culture

Celebrating 4th of July

After pivoting to an online only event last year, Edina’s annual July 4th celebration returns to the streets.

South View Middle School thespians rehearsed virtually over the winter. In spring, the show directors Erica Gardner, Jim Hawthorne along with crew director Matt Pearson researched the idea of students performing live at an outdoor venue.

Michaela Blaes  with Ace

If you’ve seen more wagging little tails in your neighborhood lately, then you’ve noticed a trend since the start of the pandemic: an uptick in dog ownership, a phenomenon confirmed by Edina Pet Hospital.

The Ickabog by J.K. Rowling

Many children’s books upset adults. Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White worried grownups. As did Matilda by Roald Dahl. So might J.K. Rowling’s latest fantasy for upper elementary readers, The Ickabog. However, it will also delight.

Burano by Peter Wong

Tucked away 40 miles north of Venice, Italy is the quaint fishing island of Burano known for its brightly colored painted homes. Legend has it that the homes were painted in bright pastel hues to help the fishermen find their way home when the lagoon was blanketed in fog.

Snow, John Banville

John Banville is an Irish writer and journalist. He won the Man Booker Prize in 2005, for his novel, The Sea. In the United States, he may best be known for his popular Quirke mysteries written under the pseudonym Benjamin Black.

Omo Collection by Mary Catherine Solberg

The Art Girls Mpls. present an exclusive collaborative collection by renowned artist Mary Catherine Solberg and internationally acclaimed photographer Giovanna Aryafara.

Budding Photog by Melissa Hunzelman

We regularly feature photo submissions from our Images of Edina photo contest in the pages of Edina Magazine and online. This month, we asked Melissa Hunzelman to tell us about her photograph titled Budding Photog.

Alec Fischer

Edina High School graduate Alec Fischer is an award-winning filmmaker, TEDx speaker, LGBTQ+ advocate and digital influencer.

April is National Poetry Month. The Oxford Dictionary defines poetry as literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas using distinctive style and rhythm.

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