Arts & Culture

Sharon and Richard Young’s story is about clowning, but it is also about midlife love.

As a kid, Claire Willett needed a refuge like the St. Croix ArtBarn in Osceola, Wis. Sports culture pervaded when she was growing up, but that didn’t click. “I needed to feed the creative side of my brain,” she says.

December 2 Explore historic downtown Hudson while savoring the sights—and the specials—of festively decorated shops, in the glow of luminary candles and the smells of holiday treats from restaurants and bistros. All ages. 6–9 p.m.

The April 2016 Voices in the Valley radio play “One Day in Edellen” begins with traffic noise, a screech of brakes and a voice that eerily intones, “I am silence. And I am everywhere.” But a different story starts with a different voice, one that battles silence, one that empowers St.

Stillwater-based singer-songwriter-guitarist Peter Mayer is a local artist in every sense of the word.

Fiber artist Mary Giles says that when she started working with choice materials to create earth-inspired sculptures, she “just couldn’t help herself.” One of her earliest memories of encouragement from her parents was when her dad gave

During this particularly contentious election season, it can be tough to feel connected to the political process, let alone to the politicians angling for our votes.

If your decorating habits are anything like mine, you have hundreds of paint samples in kitchen drawers for paint projects you’ve been intending to do forever; you might have well-worn living room curtains that you’ve been meaning to replace, but just haven’t gotten around to it.

If you’ve bought or sold a home in the past decade or two, you might be familiar with the concept of staging—preparing a residence for sale in the real estate market, which might include placement of furniture or other changes to interior and exterior décor.

Once you hear of it, it’s hard to stop thinking about: a long weekend away with your craftiest girlfriends, uninterrupted time and excellent lighting, and plenty of tabletop space to spread out and really tackle your choice.

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