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January 3, 2013
Books on the shelves, and now art on the walls
Since the Robert Trail Library opened several years ago, its walls have been pretty bare. Starting next week, that will change. The library purchased a hanging wall display system and has partnered with the Rosemount Area Arts Council to create what's being called Rosemount's Art...
January 3, 2013 - 10:37am
December 28, 2012
Book Report: Minnesota writers shine bright
"Thirty Rooms to Hide In," by Luke Longstreet Sullivan (University of Minnesota Press, $24.95) has a subtitle that sort of grabs you: "Insanity,...
December 28, 2012 - 4:14pm
December 21, 2012
Book Report: Not one, but many for the history books
Have a history buff on your holiday guest list? You won't be disappointed to find all manner of biography and serious history new to bookshelves...
December 21, 2012 - 1:42pm
December 13, 2012
Book Report: Take your pick, there's something for everyone
Someone on your holiday gift list who likes to read books by and about characters in the upper Midwest? There's a plethora in that category this...
December 13, 2012 - 9:54am
December 6, 2012
Singing, dancing and nun puppets
It's got dancing nuns, audience interaction and a singing hand puppet named Sister Mary Annette. In other words, Rosemount High School's production...
December 6, 2012 - 10:28am
Book Report: Give the gift of a local author
The holiday season is upon us and the search for appropriate gifts has begun. In our family the children get top priority and upper Midwestern...
December 6, 2012 - 8:15am
City, RAAC put out a welcome mat
The Rosemount Area Arts Council's mission is to build and strengthen the community through the arts.
December 6, 2012 - 8:00am
November 29, 2012
Book Report: Sights and sounds under the big top
When I was a kid one of the biggest deals of the year was when the Al G. Kelly and Miller Brothers Circus came to town. It was a mid-sized circus,...
November 29, 2012 - 3:06pm
November 21, 2012
Christmas at the Steeple Center take 2
Last year's Christmas at the Steeple Center was a sellout success, and the planners are not messing with a good thing. As the Rosemount Area Arts Council prepares to host its second annual variety show, they have stuck with the same formula for this year's event. The event will feature...
November 21, 2012 - 8:00am
November 16, 2012
Ten Allegro students make state honor choir
Allegro Choral Academy had 10 students make the Minnesota American Choral Directors Association Honor Choir. It's the most the non-profit has had, but director Greg Douma hopes it's just the beginning of having a strong showing at the event The students who made the honor choir were...
November 16, 2012 - 8:00am
November 8, 2012
Book Report: Post-election wrap-up
Now that the election is over I thought I might stir the pot a bit with mention of a new book that's been receiving attention. It's "The Oath:...
November 8, 2012 - 1:18pm
November 2, 2012
Book Report: Author: Brutal honesty liberates
Recently, a thoughtful friend dropped by and shoved a book in my gut and said, "Read this. I think you'll enjoy it." He's not in the habit of...
November 2, 2012 - 8:39am
October 25, 2012
Not all is "buono" in Italia
My wife and I love to travel to Italy.
October 25, 2012 - 3:37pm
October 18, 2012
Book Report: Nothing that simple in Amish land
Several writers are taking their cues from earlier centuries. In the 18th century, Samuel Richardson found he had a bestseller on his hands...
October 18, 2012 - 10:23am
October 10, 2012
Book Report: What readers crave: Clear, lively wordplay
Today we'll examine two new books that have to do with good writing by writers who are indeed very good. One such writer is Verlyn Klinkenborg,...
October 10, 2012 - 3:24pm