Arts & Culture

An example of home staging.

Home staging is the process of adding and removing furniture and decor to show a home at its highest potential.

"The Dutch House" by Ann Patchett

Ann Patchett's latest novel tells the story of how a boy and his older sister came to live in the wondrous Dutch House, and how they lost everything, including their home, to their stepmother.

An overhead shot of a sculpture and benches in Centennial Lakes Park in Edina

We got the details on Christopher Refsland's drone shot of Centennial Lakes Park.

The wide open great room in the Donnays' accessible home.

Chad and Kate Donnay of Traditions by Donnay Homes gave their daughter Emilia the greatest gift they could, a house designed especially for her.

The cast of the St. Lucia concert at the American Swedish Institute

December is a busy time at the American Swedish Institute.

A woman holds a crown of candles for the St. Lucia concert at the American Swedish Institute

Learn how the Twin Cities community celebrates this Swedish folk holiday.

Contractor Jessica Dolezal of Dolezal Creative Design + Build

Jessica Dolezal is one of the few female contractors in the state of Minnesota.

"Chances Are..." by Richard Russo

Richard Russo's "Chances Are..." explores the regrets that fray men’s souls.

A home holiday gift wrapping station.

Creating a gift wrap station is easy and doesn’t require much space, even if it’s just temporary for the holiday season.

A yellow door decorated with a wreath on a home ready for a holiday sale.

A holiday home sale doesn't have to be a struggle.

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