Channel 12 reports on Phil Darg's journey to the New York Musical Theatre Festival in July with "Sasquatched! The Musical."
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The grant will be used for a citywide public art installation called “Interactive Light: Seeing Maple Grove Thru Windows.”
The Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council has approved a grant in the amount of $15,000 to the Maple Grove Arts Center April 23. The grant will be used for a citywide public art installation called “Interactive Light: Seeing Maple Grove Thru Windows” at the Shoppes at Arbor Lakes, Fountains at Arbor Lakes, Hennepin County Library-Maple Grove, Arbor Lakes Senior Living, Maple Grove Government Center and the Maple Grove Arts Center. This activity is funded, in part, by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on Nov. 4, 2008. The project will span seven weeks beginning June 11 thru August 6. The concept and …
Friday, May 17, 2013
The summer of entertainment starts June 10.
From concerts, comedy, dancing and more - the summer of 2013 has a full line up of entertainment planned for community members at Town Green, in Maple Grove.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
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It is hard to find a person these days who doesn't have at least one tattoo. Males, females, teenagers—they all seem to have some kind of ink. Small stars, crosses, butterflies, tribal, oriental, in memoriam, there are so many to choose from. Then once you choose your tattoo, or design, where do you put it? Do you pick your shoulder? Your back? So many decisions to make. So Patch wants you to post photos of your favorite tattoo(s). We want to hear why you picked the tattoo you chose and its meaning to you. We'll start with a few examples from Patch editors here in Minnesota: Micheal Foley: "I got my tattoo when I was 18. I had been a Marine for only a few months, and I was back in Wisconsin on leave for the holidays when my new …
Sunday, March 31, 2013
This week's selection includes a new Islamic U of M, a malt shop's anniversary, Lyndale Gardesn final plans, a new church, a city's surplus and I-94 headaches on the way.
Editor’s Note: Every week we bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. VIDEO: Meet Mark Andrew, Contestant on NBC's 'The Voice' From Eden Prairie On Season 4 of the hit show "The Voice," Eden Prairie's Mark Andrew breaks onto the scene. Tom Windle of Maple Grove Throws U of M's First 9-Inning No-Hitter Since 1931 The former Osseo High pitcher told gophersports.com why he chose to stay close to home for college and the support he gets from his hockey-playing twin brother, Sam. Shakopee Considers $400,000 Enticement Package for Data …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Karl Jaeger turned a boyhood love of drawing athletes into a business and profession, Maple Grove Magazine reported.
A Maple Grove man is the artist behind many Midwestern sports murals and fine-art drawings of athletes, Maple Grove Magazine reports. Karl Jaeger's design sense, flair with a pencil and technical expertise have combined to make him the go-to-guy for mural display projects at sports facilities, the magazine said. Jaeger's work will be familiar to many sports fans in Minnesota, according to Maple Grove Magazine: Jaeger has been creating both small-scale, colored-pencil drawings and large-scale, computer graphic murals of athletes and sports teams nationwide for 16 years. From the intricate facial shadings of professional golfers participating in the United States Ryder Cup to the beautifully conceived memorial for Gary Tinsley, a University …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Organizers share the details about the Maple Grove Beyond The Yellow Ribbon Network benefit.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
The event takes place April 6, 2013.
The Chicago fine artist and Hollywood Screenwriter, Producer and Director, Leo Benvenuti, who's penned some family films like Santa Clause and Space Jam, is going to hold his debut Minnesota art exhibit at the Maple Grove Arts Center March 7-April 6 in a show called "Open Hand." Benvenuti will follow the exhibition with an Screenwriting Seminar 1-4 p.m. April 6 with additional insight on how write jokes for the screen and stage by stand-up comedian and writer Scott Hansen). The two will also perform together that same evening at a place yet to be determined (watch www.comedygallery.com for the location).
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
More then 200 pieces are on display at the Maple Grove Government Center through March 31.
Students throughout the Osseo School District contributed art for the annual District 279 Student Art Show hosted by the Maple Grove Arts Council. The art show, featuring two- and three-dimensional works of art, continues throughout March 2013 at the Maple Grove Government Center. Viewing hours 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The scholarship will go to Osseo Area Schools graduates and is in memory of Maple Grove resident Jacob Beneke who was killed in a workplace shooting last year.
When Maple Grove resident Jacob Beneke was killed in the Accent Signage workplace shooting last year, Maple Grove Arts Center Executive Director Lorrie Link knew that she didn’t want his memory to die. Beneke, a former member of the arts center board and business art program, was enthusiastic about art, Link said. And while the Maple Grove Arts Center already held a benefit for Beneke family members, Link wanted to do more. At the end of March, a unique scholarship opportunity will be available to newly graduated Osseo Area Schools students. The scholarship will be created in Beneke’s name and will help pay for college expenses for those pursuing fine arts or graphic design majors. “Jacob had so much energy and made such an impression on …