SOAR Regional Arts will present “Beauty and the Beast,” featuring more than 100 student actors, ages 5-18, from the St. Michael, Albertville, Rogers and Otsego area, next week at St. Michael Middle School West. This 90-minute version of the Broadway production has wacky villagers, enchanted furniture and dancing flatware performing such popular songs as [...]
Artists from Elk River, Rogers and Zimmerman are among the award winners in the North Hennepin Community College’s annual High School Awards program. Students involved were recognized at a ceremony Thursday evening at NHCC. The local students are: •Nikita Skorykh, Elk River senior, for a ceramics, Naked Raku. •Jennifer Eggen, Rogers senior, for pen [...]
“Winnie the Pooh,” the enduring children’s favorite tale about a bear who loves honey and his funny friends including Tigger the Tiger, is being presented this weekend by Youth Theatre Workshop in the Little Theatre at Elk River High School. “Pooh” opened last weekend and will conclude with performances Saturday and Sunday at 2 [...]
The District 728 Student Art Show is on display through Feb. 22 at the Arts Alliance Gallery, 609 Main Street. Among the charming pieces on display are these. The alliance gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Two straight goals by Reggie Lutz broke the game open and the Elk River Elks cruised to a 6-1 win over Robbinsdale Armstrong to close the regular season on Saturday in Robbinsale. The Elks finished 13-3 in the Northwest Suburban for second place behind Blaine (15-1), and will take a 17-6 record into Section 7AA [...]
“Winnie the Pooh” will be presented with four different casts for four scenes by Youth Theatre Workshop beginning Friday at the Little Theatre at Elk River High School. Director by Eileen Anderson decided to give Pooh some different looks and more young actors a chance to perform. The four Winnie the Pooh’s are played [...]
by Bruce Strand, Arts editor The second annual “Sing Out ” festival drew over 250 young participants who presented an hour-long concert after being coached by Land of Lakes Choirboys and Command Performance Choir directors last Saturday. “This event is proof that the arts are very much alive in Elk River,” said Aaron Carpenter, [...]