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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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  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 [...]

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by Bruce Strand Sports Editor ERHS students devoted to painting, drawing, pottery, sculpture, speech, vocal music, instrumental music, dancing, creative writing, theater, digital and video art, and photography are front and center each year at Evening of the Arts. This year’s expo Thursday featured student demonstrators Greg Pearson (colored pencil), Nikita Skorykh (wheel throwing), Clare [...]

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by Nathan Warner and Jim Boyle ECM Publishers More than 200 people passionate about the arts and hopeful for an auditorium in Rogers and Zimmerman have been asked how they could help accomplish such a task. The Elk River Area School District posed this and other questions at a pair of recent meetings on the [...]

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More than 1,000 children and adults attended a Twin Lakes Elementary School arts night on Friday (April 27). The theme of the annual show was “Around the World,” so projects and a concert featured different cultures.   There were guest performances by Mark Barnier, an Elk River man who played the bagpipes and Rince na [...]

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