Arts & Culture

Children sing during the Ashland Productions performance of "James and the Giant Peach"

This year marks the 20th season that Ashland Productions has brought high-quality, family-friendly theater to the east metro community and beyond—and the organization is only growing.

The remodeled basement of Mary Dutra's Woodbury home.

A cramped basement gets a contemporary, light facelift.

"Dumplin'" by Julie Murphy

Now a hit Netflix film, "Dumplin" is a YA delight worth reading.

Woodbury author Matt Schafer, who wrote "The Triggerman"

Matt Schafer's "The Triggerman" is a suspense-filled novel that follows the escape of a cop-turned-assassin.

A performance of "Dirty Business" at History Theatre in St. Paul

There are more than 200 theater venues in the Twin Cities featuring plays, musicals, comedy, improv and more.

The American Museum of Asmat Art

The Twin Cities offer a broad stroke selection of art museums.

Bleached wood, a trendy Fall flooring option

Carpet remains a top seller in the flooring market, but there are plenty of other flooring options for homeowners.

A wall covered in blue mural paper.

While architectural elements and furniture are often the go-to focal points, a single wall can hold its own with bold color or statement wallpaper.

Lighting as functional art in home decor

Functional art brightens lighting options.

An antique Model T sits in front of the historic Miller Barn in Woodbury.

An antique car and a the historic Miller Barn make for a nostalgic photo.

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