Arts & Entertainment

Laura Sobiech, author of “Fly a Little Higher,” will speak at Christ Lutheran Church, 11194 36th St., Lake Elmo, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29. Laura’s son Zach was a Stillwater Area High School student when he was diagnosed with cancer. At that point, Zach Sobiech was just another teenager battling cancer.  When his mother [...]

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When old Hollywood film noir meets the modern age, the upcoming St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner Theatre show will have you wondering what Humphrey Bogart would have done with Twitter. This fall the theatre company is bringing back writer Lee Adams and his character, Private Investigator Chase Taylor, to another Mystery Cafe production called “MRDR [...]

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New exhibitions open A series of exhibitions featuring blown glass and neon sculpture by Eoin Breadon (Hudson); cyanotypes and screenprints by Laura Brown (formerly of St. Paul, and recently moved to Austin, Texas); mixed media sculpture by Gail Katz-James (Minneapolis); and two group shows, “Altered Views: An Exploration of Photographic Processes, Techniques, Substrates and Presentation” [...]

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BY ANNA BJORLIN GAZETTE INTERN Local teenage filmmaker Tristan Jensen’s recently completed film, “The Unearthing,” is ready for local screenings. Jensen’s film, a 58-minute independent feature/short, was shown at a recent pre-screening event through Stillwater Film and Theater. Norm Steere, who runs the theater group, has plans for several other showings as well. The Waden’s [...]

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The Afton Area Business Association is pleased to present the 36th annual Afton Art in the Park, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 27, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 28. The event takes place in the Afton Town Square park. This two-day, outdoor fine arts and traditional craft fair includes over 90 vendors [...]

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Get ready for the debut of something new from Colleen Raye Productions. Festival Theatre has the great honor of hosting the first public performance of a new show, Sinatra and Company, on Friday, Sept. 26 at 2 p.m., as part of the Take Me to the River series of events in the St. Croix River [...]

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