Arts & Entertainment

  By Bruce Strand, Arts editor There will be magical components to Youth Theatre Workshop’s rendition of “Cinderella” beginning Saturday with two performances at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Little Theatre in Elk River High School. “The magic will be awesome,” director Eileen Anderson said. “Cinderella will go from her rags to a [...]

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Five Zimmerman students earned all-conference honors at the Granite Ridge Conference Art show on April 25 in Albany. Delaney Gorecki, a senior, had two second-place entrants, in Crafts and Sculpture. Earning first-places were senior Maddie Jacob in Ceramics and junior Kassidy Laxdal in Drawing. Earning second-places were senior Camilla Johansson and junior Kaitlin Ianoco in [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Arts editor The audience packed into Zimmerman High School’s small “cafetoreum” rose for a standing ovation upon completion of the third and final performance of the spring musical “Beauty and the Beast” on Sunday afternoon. Watching from up very close, the crowd clearly enjoyed ZHS’s rendition of this tale of an [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, arts editor You’re gonna laugh. That’s what we can predict will happen if you take in “Once Upon a Mattress,” Elk River’s spring musical that abounds with physical humor and some delightful individual performances along with splashy, colorful costuming and sets and big production numbers. The play has had two runs [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Arts Editor The Disney musical “Beauty and the Beast” will be presented by Zimmerman High School with Olivia Hanson and Joey Briggs in the title roles. “The play is filled with beloved, well-known characters, entertaining dialogue, touching moments and lively songs and dances,” said director Jon Paleshewski. “It is truly a [...]

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