Arts & Culture

Large or small, high school football programs play a large part in bringing a community together. Some schools are tightly drilled powerhouses; others are just in it for fun. One thing’s undeniable, though: For the kids on the gridiron, football is vital.

Maggie’s Farm Theater is rooted in the concept of artists and art lovers working together on a common goal, to cultivate and grow sustainable live entertainment for the St. Louis Park community. Five years of high-quality annual theatrical productions, as well as Books Alive!

Steve Schussler, wearing a loose purple polo shirt under a tan suit jacket, sits in a big chair behind a long desk, with a computer and phone. Photos of the gray-haired man with dignitaries such as Muhammad Ali are encased in black frames and line the walls of his corner office.

For many St. Louis Park residents, seeing a photo of the Cooper Theater is bittersweet. There are many fond memories, but sadness that this distinctive landmark is gone.

Erica Gibbons, a local National Night Out organizer, puts it simply: “National Night Out is a way for a pretty large neighborhood to get together and get to know each other.” The idea is to set aside one day where people can step away from their busy schedules and reconnect.Gibbons specifically o

In a few short weeks, Luna Gebriel, 18, will be heading off to St. Cloud State. A graduate of the St.

Slip on those sneakers, pop in those teeth and drop the cane, because the 10th annual Geezer Chase is just around the corner. The St. Louis Park High School cross-country team fundraiser is a 2-mile race beginning at Louisiana Oaks Park. Who is considered a geezer?

Luke Von Eschen, senior, St. Louis Park High SchoolViewfinder: St. Louis Park High School soccer captain, International Baccalaureate diploma candidate, lifeguard at St.

Snapchat is just one of the many ways today’s teenagers use social media to stay in touch, taking quick photos of themselves on their cell phones to send to a friend; after 10 seconds, the photo disappears.

St. Louis Park's finest turned out in droves to celebrate the unveiling of the first-ever Best of St. Louis Park readers' choice survey.