Arts & Culture

After tutoring students one-on-one for 14 years, Edina resident Megan Stone understood that students “didn’t know how to be a student,” she says.

From glass to jewelry to sculpture to photography, there will be a wide variety of media on view this month at Centennial Lakes Park during the 10th annual Fall into the Arts festival.

In Namibia, I was captivated by the style of the semi-nomadic, pastoral Himbas. The women have a particularly distinguishing appearance. Each morning, they go through a beauty ritual that includes smearing themselves with a fragrant mixture of butter or animal fat, red ochre and local herbs.

Each September, the Edina Art Center hosts a juried art show: its largest exhibition of the year.

Do you remember when staff writer Eric Johnson took us behind the scenes of beginner (but actually hardcore) parkour class?

Ah, camp retreats. There’s nothing better than spending a few days in a cabin, enjoying the outdoors and bonding with friends. Who doesn’t have a story to tell about summer camps, class trips or church outings? This rite of passage is so quintessentially Americana.

Success comes in many different forms, as demonstrated by these five Edina-based students. Not only do they participate in a diverse array of activities, they attend different schools and have unique academic interests.

Roseanne Cheng is an educator, wife, mother, and now a published author.

A self-proclaimed bookworm, Roseanne Cheng has always loved to read, yet she never saw herself as an author. “Writing has always been my dream,” Cheng says.

Rebekah Moir, left, gives stage direction to Jeremiah Players Club members Libby Strittmater, Lorelai Nelson, Ellison Salyards, Lily Salyards and Eiledon Moir at Calvary Lutheran Church in Edina.

You don’t often find a second-grader and a high school sophomore collaborating creatively and logging hours of theater rehearsal together.

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