Many theater and gallery venues went dark in 2020 as it became necessary for audiences to seek alternate entertainment experiences. But, the 2021 summer spotlight is shining on many great arts and culture venues in the valley as they prepare for a comeback.
Arts & Culture
For many artists, the CREATIVE process is an art FORM IN AND OF itself. That’s certainly true for Kasey Tunell, director of Neil Simon’s all-female version of The Odd Couple, playing at the Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson this spring.
The St. Croix Valley is a community rich in history, natural beauty and the arts.
Combine the classic tunes of Neil Sedaka with a witty story set in 1960 and you get Breaking Up Is Hard to Do, playing at the St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner Theatre this month. A show at the dinner theater is truly an event.
The Warden’s House Museum is kicking off its summer season with an open house, a free affair that will give guests a sneak peek at this season’s exciting exhibits. The residence was built in 1853 to house the territorial prison’s warden and family.
When Dick Zimmerman was approached with an opportunity in 2007 to become a conductor of the famous Stillwater Trolley, he was uncertain. After all, the trolley had become a popular tourist attraction since it ran its first present-day route in 1989.
A home’s rhythm is developed over time—where its inhabitants set their keys, gather to eat, do homework or read is defined by repeated use, and these patterns are unique to each family.
Nothing sets the scene for a good mystery like glowing streetlamps, shadows on the river and a cocktail in hand. That’s what you’ll find at the Totally Criminal Cocktail Hour hosted by Valley Bookseller in Stillwater.
They’ve popped up all over the community and beyond; the popular Little Free Library concept was started by Hudson resident Todd Bol to honor his mom, a book lover and avid reader.