Variety
September 5, 2019
Taylor Roton, Kat Perkins, Carolyn Anderson at the 2019 AngelHair Beauty Bash.

Scene + Heard: AngelHair Beauty Bash

Calhoun Beach Club in Minneapolis hosted the 2019 AngelHair Beauty Bash, which brought together patrons young and old to help support women with cancer. The…
Variety
August 29, 2019
Capt. Tesseyman (Greg Marchand), Kain Preston (Jess Monaghan).

Scene + Heard: Minnesota Renaissance Festival

The Minnesota Renaissance Festival once again drew merrymakers of all ages to Shakopee. Some dressed for the occasion in medieval-inspired costumes. Lords and ladies, knights…
Variety
August 22, 2019
Amanda Olson, Lori Stellick, Jeanette Appold and Jeanne Dilling at Meals on Heels.

Scene + Heard: Meals on Heels

  Guests in “cocktail party” attire and killer shoes attended the Meals on Heels gala at the Nicollet Island Pavilion in Minneapolis, hosted by social…
Variety
August 15, 2019
Neil Greenbush and Andrea Witt.

Scene + Heard: Three Rivers Foundation Summerbration at the Cabin

Guests at the Summerbration at the Cabin fundraiser at Elm Creek Park Reserve in Maple Grove enjoyed North Woods activities — ax throwing, rock climbing…
Variety
August 8, 2019
Aparna Ramaswamy, Tamara Nadel, Ranee Ramaswamy, Jessica Fiala and Ashwini Ramaswamy at Ragamala Mela.

Scene + Heard: Ragamala Mela

The annual fundraiser for Ragamala Dance Company, held at the Paikka event space in St. Paul, featured food trucks, drinks and silent and live auctions,…
Variety
August 1, 2019
Jim and Mary Alice Mayerle at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum's Taste & Toast.

Scene + Heard: Taste & Toast at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

At the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum’s Taste & Toast, guests meandered through picture-perfect gardens, sampling savory and sweet treats and sipping drinks from 40 vendors, including…
Variety
July 25, 2019
Rosalie Norris Gutman and Beatrix Gutman.

Scene + Heard: Matheatre

The steampunk-themed fundraiser for Matheatre was full of surprises, from creative snow cones to elemental bingo. Founded in ­Minneapolis, the touring company promotes science, technology,…
Variety
July 18, 2019
Ambassador Ngosa Simbyakula from the Republic of Zambia, Cholwe Hantuba, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison.

Scene + Heard: Books for Africa fundraising luncheon

Books for Africa’s “Reading Is Believing” fundraising luncheon at the Town and Country Club in St. Paul featured Ambassador Ngosa Simbyakula of Zambia. Started in…
Variety
July 11, 2019
Students from Marcy Open School at the Project Success Dreams to Action event at the Metropolitan Ballroom in Golden Valley.

Scene + Heard: Project Success Dreams to Action breakfast

Project Success celebrated 25 years of connecting students to their purpose at the seventh annual Dreams to Action breakfast at the Metropolitan Ballroom in Golden…
Variety
July 3, 2019
Guthrie artistic director Joseph Haj and Martha Goldberg Aronson at the 2019 Guthrie Gala.

Scene + Heard: 'Rockin' the Boat' at Guthrie gala 2019

“Rockin’ the Boat” was the theme for the annual black-tie gala at the Guthrie Theater in downtown Minneapolis. Guests gathered for cocktails and a silent…
Magazine
June 21, 2019
At left: Model: Serena Graves, Red Lake Nation, Red Lake, Minnesota. At right: Model: Sage Davis, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe

Minnesota Maker: Delina White's Native fashions are a runway hit

Delina White’s designs use traditional Ojibwe beadwork to express modern-day ideas. “Our skirts are like canvases, or platforms, that say different things about our beliefs…
Variety
June 20, 2019
Kyle and Sina Pleggenkuhle and Angie and Oran Chan at the Minnesota Zoo's Beastly Bash 2019.

Scene + Heard: Minnesota Zoo's Beastly Bash 2019

With a theme of “Wild North,” guests at the Minnesota Zoo’s annual Beastly Bash enjoyed animal encounters, cocktails, food and a program emceed by Laura…
Magazine
June 14, 2019
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Minnesota summer fashion celebrates silks, satins and lace

  All of yellow’s shades, from neon lemon to deep mustard, are on display this summer, along with sea- and sky-inspired blues. These vibrant colors…
Variety
June 13, 2019
Kim Motes, Michael Winn, John Sullivan and Marilyn Carlson Nelson at the 2019 Symphony Ball.

Scene + Heard: 2019 Symphony Ball raises funds for Minnesota Orchestra

With the evening’s theme of “Northern Lights,” the banquet hall at the Hilton hotel in downtown Minneapolis shone in a sonata of light and sound…
Magazine
June 13, 2019
Allison Gettings wore a pair of Vasque Breeze Lite hiking shoes. Behind her is Red Wing, the town where she grew up.

Meet the woman who made Red Wing Shoes an international fashion statement

If the shoe fits, thank Allison Gettings, who helped tailor Red Wing's Heritage line to women.
Magazine
June 12, 2019
A clothes display rack inside Bibelot Good Style Friday, April 12, 2019, in Minneapolis, MN.

Here's what to expect from the new Bibelot-GoodThings boutiques

The (storied) history: Bibelot was a Twin Cities institution. For 52 years, owner Roxy Freese ran the gift and women’s apparel boutiques, which ultimately expanded…
Variety
June 10, 2019
Minneapolis art therapist and vintage seller Lauren Callis Erickson with several examples of her "visible mending" handiwork.

Thrifty Minnesotans turn worn-out clothes into 'ethical' works of art with 'visible mending'

Artsy, thrifty "visible mending" movement encourages folks to repair clothes by hand.
Variety
June 6, 2019
Angela Chambliss and Tola Oyewole at the 2019 Minneapolis Institute of Art gala.

Scene + Heard: Minneapolis Institute of Art 2019 gala

For the 2019 Mia Gala, guests were escorted up red-carpeted stairs to the columned entrance of the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Over cocktails and hors…
Variety
May 30, 2019
Katelyn Braeger and Nick Cupery.

Scene + Heard: Bash4Guild 2019

Guests at the sixth annual Bash4Guild enjoyed cocktails and appetizers at International Market Square in downtown Minneapolis, hosted by co-founders Nik Larsen and Matt Bollero.…
Variety
May 23, 2019
Lashanda Lewis, Ron Williams and Tamara Lewis at the 2019 Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge gala.

Scene + Heard: Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge gala 2019

The Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge gala, held this year at the Hilton hotel in downtown Minneapolis, was a celebration of hope, led by the…