Arts & Culture

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) Minnesota held its annual fundraising event in September in Elm Creek Park. PurpleRideStride was hosted by Camille Williams, former anchor at KARE 11.   

Joe Demko, a Minnesota musician with a six-decade career that crossed paths with Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt and many more famous acts.

Joe Demko rewinds his six decades of memories in the music business.

A renovated living room in a Maple Grove home.

The Smiths turned a mismatched space into a cohesive, modern living quarters with a little DIY home renovation magic.

CJ Longaecker, a watercolor artist who learned to paint at the Maple Grove Arts Center

CJ Longaecker learned to paint at the Maple Grove Arts Center, and she's gone on to a successful artistic career.

Seagulls perch on a street light in this Focus on Maple Grove-winning image.

Sea Eagles took flight and captured an honorable mention nod for the Nature and Wildlife category in our annual photo contest, Focus on Maple Grove.

A group of kids sit around a campfire telling scary stories.

This scary storytelling podcast features terrifying tales told by the people who lived them.

A table decorated for the Maple Grove Arts Center's Monster Art Show

Start your Halloween celebrations a bit early with The Maple Grove Arts Center’s Monster Show Opening Halloween Costume Party Reception.

Three hand-decorated pumpkin centerpieces.

Create a wonderful decorated pumpkin that will work great as a centerpiece holiday decoration, utilizing flower material and pumpkins.

Feeding Furry Friends, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing food to animals in need, hosted a Family Fun Day, which included a pet food drive and more.

The Minnesota Excellence in Learning Academy planted its new education garden. Students (pre-K through 5) helped design and pick a location for the garden. The school teamed with GROW, a nonprofit which helps build and educate in school gardens.

A performance of "Dirty Business" at History Theatre in St. Paul

There are more than 200 theater venues in the Twin Cities featuring plays, musicals, comedy, improv and more.

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