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Triennial Art on Main event back again

Hannah Crawford

April 17, 2014

The coming of spring brings sunshine, blossoming flowers and joy, but most of all, it brings the Art on Main event in historic downtown Stillwater. Art on Main is going to be held on Fri., Apr. 11, and is often described as Stillwater’s fine art walk. The event was co founded by Scott Zahren, o...

Create & Paint helps Stillwater get creative

Olivia Novotny

April 4, 2014

  On Mar. 1, the paint-your-own pottery and canvas studio, located on Chestnut Street East, became available for scheduled events or walk-ins. The “no pressure” atmosphere encourages people of all ages and abilities to come in and give it a try. The studio can host any event, from birthd...

Graffiti mural makes a statement

Graffiti mural makes a statement

April 1, 2014

Scrawled under bridges, composed on bathroom walls and illustrated on idle train cars, graffiti is often regarded as nothing but teenage kids with a spray can. Recently however, graffiti has made its debut in the  hallways, not as vandalism, but as art. The artist, a man that goes simply by JoJo, cre...

High school hosts eighth annual Da Vinci Fest

High school hosts eighth annual Da Vinci Fest

Maddie Engstrum

January 27, 2014

Stillwater Area High School hosted the eighth annual Da Vinci Fest on January 11, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  The Da Vinci fest is a  St. Croix Valley community event promoting student art, science and film projects.  This free event is sponsored by The Partnership Plan (TPP) and is open to the public. Da Vinci Fest...

Drawing in 3 dimensions

Orjana Stephien

January 25, 2014

The world’s first ever 3D printing pen has been brought into our high tech world. This pen, called the 3Doodler, is an invention that can be used very quickly and allows people to draw in the air. This technology was created by the company that was founded in 2010 called Wobbleworks. The pen is a...

Art in the Park celebrates its 35 year

Art in the Park celebrates its 35 year

Natalie Gjermo

October 23, 2013

Afton is usually a quiet town, with people driving in and out of it going to and from. On the weekend of Sept. 28 and 29 that all changes when Afton hosts their annual art fair. Tents and smells of the vendors fill the park downtown. Afton has been putting on Art in the Park for 35 years. This year...

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