Arts & Culture features

Albert Lea offers art classes to every age and skill level of artist

Albert Lea offers art classes to every age and skill level of artist

Mastering a brush stoke can be frustrating. The dozens of settings on a digital camera can be overwhelming. Putting oil-pastel chalks to paper can be ... Read more

Hauntings of Halloween past

Hauntings of Halloween past

There were more likely to be boys in the belfry than bats on Halloween in Albert Lea a hundred years ago. A common trick was ... Read more

Taking a look at the history and evolution of Minnesota’s school calendar

Taking a look at the history and evolution of Minnesota’s school calendar

As the Albert Lea community debates a shift in its school calendar, looking at how the nine-month school year evolved shows the influence of two ... Read more

Formerly local artist Steve Larson returns for opening of show

Formerly local artist Steve Larson returns for opening of show

A former Albert Lea artist will return as his watercolor paintings go on exhibition at the Albert Lea Art Center. Steve Larson moved to Albert Lea ... Read more

Psychological horror play comes to Albert Lea Community Theatre this month

Psychological horror play comes to Albert Lea Community Theatre this month

An old-fashioned mystery comes to Albert Lea with the opening of Albert Lea Community Theatre’s production of “The Haunting at Hill House” this week. “The Haunting ... Read more