Arts & Culture

Santa and Albert at Bachman's

Santa and Albert Holiday Play Returns to Bachman's. Head elf Albert is looking for an assistant; can you help Santa and Albert?

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.

Last year, Friends of the Edina Library raised more than $14,000 through private donations and book sales to improve the Edina Library children’s area.

In August, school systems throughout Minnesota send out supply lists for their incoming students. Library cards are often among these required items.

Partnerships between school districts and city government aren’t unusual. In Edina, however, the relationship is “unusually positive and productive,” says city manager Scott Neal.

Leslee Miller explores the Douro Valley in Portugal.

Relaxing while enjoying delicious food at one of Pamplona’s quaint sidewalk cafés is a must for travelers headed to Spain.

We are immersed daily in technology, whether we’re texting a friend, cheering on a sports team from the living room couch or watching an animated film at the movie theater. As a result, technology-related careers are on the rise.

We may be basking in the July sunshine, but in reality, Old Man Winter will return in as little as four months. Now is the time to begin planning your winter escape abroad and maybe considering a new approach to travel.

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