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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
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…
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.
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…
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.…
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…
May 16, 2019
Chris, Sandra and Sarah Lynn Dorn.

Scene + Heard: PACER Center benefit 2019

Guests at the PACER Center’s annual benefit grooved to the sounds of the Beach Boys at the Minneapolis Convention Center, hosted by Frank Vascellaro and…
May 9, 2019
Maggie and Steve Westmark.

Scene + Heard: Habitat for Humanity's Hard Hat and Black Tie gala

Guests at the 20th anniversary Hard Hat and Black Tie gala, held at the Hilton in downtown Minneapolis, wore construction-inspired accents with their formalwear to…
May 2, 2019
Patti O’Connor and Becky Schnacky.

Scene + Heard: Ireland's Hope Angel Heart Gala

The attendees at the Ireland’s Hope annual Angel Heart Gala were treated to appetizers, silent and live auctions, a dinner and a photo booth at…
April 30, 2019
Halima Aden was also the first to compete in a Miss USA competition in a hijab and burkini.

Minnesota Muslim model wears burkini in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

Halima Aden was also the first Miss Minnesota contestant to compete in a hijab and burkini.
April 25, 2019
Christopher Hermann, “Hello, Dolly!” star Betty Buckley and Brian Pietsch.

Scene + Heard: Opening party for 'Hello, Dolly!'

The touring production of “Hello, Dolly!,” known as Broadway’s greatest musical, landed at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown ­Minneapolis this month. The opening night…
April 18, 2019
John Lunseth and Julie Herman.

Scene + Heard: Ordway's Spring Fête visits '42nd Street'

This year’s Ordway Center for the Performing Arts Spring Fête featured a 1930s-inspired salute to New York City as a nod to the beloved musical…
April 11, 2019
Duchess Harris and Dr. Jon Thomas.

Scene + Heard: History Theatre 'HERstory' gala

The History Theatre in St. Paul is known for producing works that explore Minnesota’s past, exposing audiences to the personalities and events that shaped —…
April 10, 2019
FILE - In this April 3, 2019 file photo, actress Lori Loughlin, front, and husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, depart federal court in

Loughlin, husband, others hit with money laundering charge

Federal prosecutors added money laundering to the list of accusations against actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and 14 other prominent parents Tuesday in the college admissions bribery case, increasing the pressure on them to plead guilty as other parents have agreed to do.