Arts

Broken Class

Each month, we feature a photo from our Focus on Woodbury photo contest. This month, we asked Laila Masoud to tell us about Broken Class, which took third place in our City Landmarks category in 2020.

Rick Paukert, Capital Sons

Creating guitar-driven rock music with heart, soul and substance is Woodbury band Capital Sons. Established in 2005 by lead singer Karl Obermeyer, the band started as a way to channel a passion for crafting quality sounds.

The Pull of the Stars

In Emma Donoghue’s latest book, The Pull of the Stars, readers are immersed into the world of Dublin, Ireland during World War I, which was plagued by poverty and disease from the 1918 Spanish flu.

Submerged

Each month, we feature one of the photos from our 2020 Focus on Woodbury photo contest.

illustration of children swinging

All around Woodbury, one can see statues of children dancing, playing and reading, dogs walking across a branch and even an eagle preparing to takeoff.

Beach Read

Despite the sunshine-evoking title, this contemporary romantic comedy is a fun read no matter the season. The story centers around romance writer January and literary fiction writer Augustus, who end up in beach cottages next door to each other in the same Michigan town.

Bald eagle takes off

Losing his camera’s lens cap in the process, Tom Hawkinson couldn’t dare miss a close up shot of America’s iconic bird, the bald eagle.

Child flipping on trampoline

“I think the power of photography is memory and emotion,” says Susan Jamison, who received first place for her submission titled Topsy Turvy Summer in the People & Families category for the 2020 Focus on Woodbury photo contest.

Fading Day at Miller Barn

“I enjoy history and with Woodbury being a relatively new community, I found the Miller barn interesting as one of its oldest remaining buildings,” says Brian Myer, who won first place for his submission titled Fading Day at Mi

A production of "Grease" by Woodbury Community Theatre at the Merrill Community Arts Center.

What’s happening at Woodbury’s hub for local theater, the Merrill Community Arts Center.

Minneapolis Institute of Art, Art in Bloom, floral art, floral arrangements, Mary Ann Morgan

Woodbury artist Mary Ann Morgan has created floral arrangements for in Art in Bloom for the past three years; this year’s show will be her fourth.

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