Arts & Culture

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.

Houseplants For All

Have you been interested in adding more greenery into your home? Or if you’re like me, you haven’t been very successful at helping your house plants thrive, so you’re looking for some quick tips on how to keep them alive? I have just the book to help you out.

illustration of author William A. Kriva

With many unanticipated changes, it’s hard to not lose hope in tough times. That’s why Stuck, a new novel from William A. Kriva, DC, is meant to give hope and lift the spirit.

We’re hanging out at home a lot more these days, so why not put that extra time to good use! There are likely lots of projects you’ve been wanting to do, lots of Pinterest board ideas and Instagram posts you’ve been meaning to try but have always just been too darn busy.

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

Winners of the National American Miss Minnesota holding their crowns

After watching their former Woodbury Dance Center teacher and Nora's current pageant coach Mary Swenson win the Miss Minnesota International title in 2011, Woodbury residents Lauren Disher and Nora Zimmerman were inspired t

Illustration of ox for Chinese New Year

Commemorating the Lunar Eclipse, the Chinese New Year is a two-week long celebration that begins with the new moon and lasts until the full moon arrives for the festival of lanterns.

Woodbury native Allan Evans

As an advertising copywriter by day, Woodbury native, thrill seeker  and debut author Allan Evans always had a desire to write something f

Alma Flor Ada’s ribbon cutting ceremony was held in August 2020 and officially opened its doors the following month, therefore creating new opportunities for Woodbury families to have bilingual preschool education and cultural exposure.

Child having fun painting at Kidcreate Studio.

Focused on relatable art education for kids, Kidcreate Studio offers weekly classes, along with camps, workshops and birthday parties, and many types of different art mediums from clay classes to drawing, canvas art and even snow globe making.

Teacher supervising social-distanced children.

“Real learning, real culture” is the motto at Alma Flor Ada, says founder Lucilla Dávila. Alma Flor Ada, a year-round Spanish Immersion Early Learning Academy, isn’t your average early learning center.

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