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.   

An example of Kokedama gardening, or string gardening, where moss and string hold the soil around a plant in place.

Are you looking for a new garden technique to try this summer? Why not try a Kokedama String Garden, a Japanese method of gardening?

In this black and white photo, a pair of wireless headphones rests on a laptop.

Podcast: 99% Invisible
Avg. Episode Length: ~30min
Genre: Arts and Culture
Content Warnings: Appropriate for all ages

"Gold Experience: Following Prince in the '90s" by Jim Walsh

Celebrate the June 7 birthday of Minnesota’s Prince—Prince Rogers Nelson, born in 1958, by reading Jim Walsh’s Gold Experience: Following Prince in the ‘90s.

It was an evening full of fun, food, games and raffles during Flyer Fiesta Parents’ Night Out, sponsored by the Fernbrook Elementary School’s PTO. Proceeds from the event benefitted the organization’s programs. 

Covered in Color, the featured raffle quilt for the 2019 Maple Grove Quilters Quilt Show

If you are looking for some creative inspiration, you will find that—and more—by attending the Maple Grove Quilters Quilt Show, Friends of a Feather Quilt Together.

"Run Free," a photo of a goldador (golden retriever/lab mix) named Kirby.

Lisa Kirvan’s Run Free placed first in the Pets category for our annual photo contest, Focus on Maple Grove.

Maple Grove illustrator and animator Sydney Lindgren.

When Maple Grove illustrator/animator Sydney Lindgren decided to up her game and complete portrait drawings of 22 women in her choir, she didn’t realize the scope of what she was undertaking.

The cover of "Light Over London" by Julia Kelly

"Light Over London" by Julia Kelly brings together two seemingly unrelated tales of family drama.

A set of paintbrushes sits on a colorful palate.

The countdown is on—summer break is weeks away, and if you need some creative ideas for kids, the Maple Grove Arts Center offers several classes for kids of all ages.

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