Arts & Culture

Stella Sick wanted her boys to learn to dance. She believed it could not only teach her sons athleticism and grace, but how to work with a partner and talk to members of the opposite sex. “I think dance is a necessary social grace,” says Sick.

With the excitement of fall well past and winter underway, hardly anyone is thinking of starting a new school year—except the parents of young kids who will begin preschool in the fall.

After teaching at Edina’s Normandale French Immersion School for 10 years, Bianca Gelia Suglia is using her job as a peer coach to bring specialized knowledge and understanding, referred to as global competence, into Edina schools.

Plunging mercury and towering snow piles are the co-parents of invention, especially when winter nights stretch longer than our imaginations.

Rid yourself of bad habits and acquire some good ones, like a regular workout regimen or a fun new creative outlet for your kids at the Southdale YMCA.

Last year, the management team for Galleria Edina decided it was time to freshen the upscale mall’s holiday themed décor. Marketing executives began a search for the best possible holiday décor company to transform the mall’s interior into a sophisticated holiday experience for shoppers.

When Olivia Stieler von Heydekampf was a sophomore at Edina High School in 2013, her parents asked if she’d be interested in a summer study abroad program in Madrid. Olivia’s immediate response was no. It wasn’t that Olivia was intimidated by international travel.

Looking for a way to beat the winter blues? Use nature to create art with ice lanterns, says Bachman’s floral horticulturalist Jeanna Smith. Ice lanterns are created by freezing water in a hollow orb and then placing a candle in the middle.

Parents of children ages 16 months to 5 years will soon have an Edina location for French-language immersion preschool. The French Academy of Minnesota, a private institution located in St.

Every other Saturday morning, Suzanne Klein pulls out of her driveway at 9:30 so she can make it across town by 10. Her violin in tow, she’s headed to orchestra rehearsal. Not because she has to be there, but because she wants to be there.

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