Arts

Known for its rapid leg movements, embellished costumes, curly wigs and festive music, Irish dancing is an art form originating in Celtic and Gaelic traditions.

Barnes & Noble in Woodbury offers many romance and relationship books. Here are two recommendations this Valentine’s season.

Each year, South Washington County Schools holds the One-Act Play Festival, with the presentation of competitive one-act plays from East Ridge, Park and Woodbury high schools. Each group has a maximum of 35 minutes to perform, with an additional 10 minutes for setup and takedown.

Our November ‘15 Minnesota Roller Girls story, “On the Fast Track,” earned the top gold award in feature design from the Minnesota Magazine and Publishing Association (MMPA).

Although Woodbury Community Theatre’s December play will be less overtly holiday-themed than other options, there will be no lack of joy, magic and warm childhood memories. The family-friendly musical Seussical features different parts of Dr.

Some people just have that musical bug in them—that desire to sing and dance. For many kids, that can be satisfied in school and church choirs. But most schools don’t start their choirs until fourth or fifth grade, so where do the younger kids go for musical inspiration?

December is holiday concert season for the music programs at our local high schools. Mark these dates on your calendar and come out to hear talented youth perform.

Woodbury High School

There seems to be no better fit for the new managing director at the Merrill Community Arts Center (MCAC) than local resident and longtime volunteer Meg May. A former kindergarten teacher of Spanish at St. Ambrose of Woodbury Catholic School, May assumed her new position this past summer.

Local artist and muralist Amy Sachse is developing her name as a go-to artist for custom work on everything from restaurant walls to wedding gifts.

With more than 60,000 books from almost every genre, The Book Corner provides customers with books and audiobooks that they cannot find at larger bookstores.

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