Arts

Pete Sandker's Half Healed, the featured watercolor painting at this year's Edina Art Fair, depicts a fox made of flowers.

In June, the Edina Art Fair will once again commence along the streets of 50th and France, showcasing the work of 280 local artists complete with gourmet food, craft beer gardens and more.

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

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.

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.

The annual Fall into the Arts Festival fills Centennial Lakes park with even more color each year as artists and food vendors set up along the waterfront for art fans from across the Twin Cities.

How the individual players came to join Wild Prairie Brass in Edina is an exercise in six degrees of separation.

Ariana Song, a senior at Edina High School, was selected for the 2015 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall, which took place in February in New York City.

Ten spectacular new pieces of public art—huge, colorful outdoor sculptures—await your votes in the People’s Choice award category. This is a wonderful ongoing project for which the community can thank Public Art Edina and its chair, Barbara La Valleur.

To understand him means reading between the lines—the one-liners, that is. Bill Arnold likes to steer the conversation one way, toward humor. But to truly appreciate his punch lines, one needs to understand the set-up.

She was 11 years old, and he was 14. That’s when Daria and Michael Adams fell in love, and the relationship they formed at such tender ages has developed, matured and endured.

Growing up, Edina resident Marlene Pauley never believed her love of the clarinet would turn into anything more than a favored pastime.

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