Arts & Entertainment

For a college professor, Scott Dominic Carpenter has logged a surprising amount of grunt work. Carpenter, a French literature professor at Carleton College in Northfield and the author of the murder-mystery novel “Theory of Remainders,” was something of a factotum before joining the ranks of academia. Among the past occupations you’ll find on his resume, […]

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For Jonathan Ozanne, what began as a game for friends to play on Facebook has snowballed into something of a cottage industry. A few years ago, the Apple Valley resident began posting bits of Christmas history in the form of daily trivia questions on his Facebook page. The positive reaction he got from friends prompted […]

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Valley Middle School students Ingrid Gustafson, left, Cece Voss and Hannah Edman are among the young actors donning full clown regalia for their roles in the carnival scene in “The Baker Street Irregulars,” the new production from the school’s drama club. Directed by Nancy Laursen, the show follows a group of street kids hired by […]

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Rosemount teacher and graduate release second book in homage to their hometown One doesn’t have to look any further to see the story of education than Chuck Brooks and André Nelson’s new book – “The 12 Days BEFORE Christmas in Rosemount.” While the book is a humorous romp as the down-on-his-luck protagonist receives gifts from […]

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Pottery and art sale The Eagan Art House holds its annual Pottery & Art Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22. The sale features pottery made by Eagan Art House students and teaching artists. Admission is free. A portion of the proceeds benefits Dakota Center for the Arts, in support of the […]

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To submit items for the Arts Calendar, email: darcy.odden@ecm-inc.com. Books Mystery Authors’ Extravaganza, 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, Barnes & Noble, 14880 Florence Trail, Apple Valley. Features authors Marilyn Jax, Craig MacIntosh, Scott Dominic Carpenter, Bob Rueff, Deb Jensen and Redmond Herring. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Information: 952-997-8928. Dance Twin Cities […]

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