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The Edge

The Edge

Lauren Leaseburg, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Featured Places, Features

  Located in Blaine just north of the Twin Cities, The Edge is North Summit Church’s concert ministry. North Summit’s outreach coordinator Mark Hines said, “The Edge is a music ministry, DIY venue for local artists to express themselves in a safe place.” A venue that’s a church may be...

Uncle Franky’s

Joe Kottke and Elisabeth Oster

October 31, 2017


Filed under Featured Places, Features

  Uncle Franky’s has began offering live music opportunities for high school bands. According to the CEO of the Plymouth location Steven Krelitz, ‘Grill Jams’ will begin happening two nights a month.   “There is a ten dollar charge at the door, but this includes live music as well...

The Depot

The Depot

Lauren Osterberg, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Featured Places, Features, Showcase

  The Depot Coffee House is a coffee shop in Hopkins, Minnesota. This is no ordinary coffee hub though, it is a community business that helps students recognize and showcase their creative talents.   According to The Depot, their mission is to provide a place of community and learning in which...

The Garage

The Garage

Lauren Leaseburg, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Featured Places, Features, Showcase

  The Garage is a non-profit, all ages music venue and recording studio located in Burnsville that provides opportunities for musicians and fans alike. The Twin Cities is a nationally known center for music, but The Garage’s Executive Director, Jack Kolb-Williams said that there are not a lot...

Ellie and Jack Olmanson

Ellie and Jack Olmanson

Maggie Reese, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


Filed under Featured Students, Features

  Seniors Ellie and Jack Olmanson will both be attending the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana in the fall.   “It didn’t really factor into my decision on whether or not Jack and I would go to the same school,” said Ellie. “Any campus would have been big enough where...

Natalia Poteryakhin

Natalia Poteryakhin

Maggie Reese, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


Filed under Featured Students, Features

  Junior Natalia Poteryakhin won a Scholastic Art award and a scholarship to a three week summer camp at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.   “I was recognized at the State level, and received a separate full-ride scholarship to the MCAD summer camp,” says Poteryakhin. “One of...

Carly Quast

Carly Quast

Caroline Helmken, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


Filed under Featured Students, Features

  Senior Carly Quast is one of the few students at Wayzata High School to be participating in a Division One (D1) sport for her college endeavors, said Quast.   Quast started getting recruited by college scouts as early as July 1st of her junior year, and earlier this year, accepted the offer...

Sam Goldstein

Sam Goldstein

Caroline Hansen, Senior Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


Filed under Featured Students, Features

  Bassist Sam Goldstein, a sophomore at Wayzata High School, has earned a spot in the School of Rock All-Stars.   The School of Rock is a performance-based music school that offers after-school and summer programs to help kids learn to play and improve their skills.   The All-Stars are...

Saee Patel

Saee Patel

Joe Kottke, Senior Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


Filed under Featured Students, Features

  Wayzata speech team made history this past month, taking their first trip to Nationals in Kansas City, Missouri. Saee Patel has been a captain of the team since her sophomore year due to achievements during finals as a freshman, which are unusual for ninth graders, Patel said.   This year,...

The Twin Cities’ Greatest Record Stores

The Twin Cities’ Greatest Record Stores

Caroline Hansen, Music Columnist

March 20, 2017


Filed under Columns, Features, Music

Since its creation in the late 1800s, people have obsessed over vinyl records. While many try to argue that the vinyl craze ended with the invention of easier to use methods like the cassette, CD, and MP3, it’s simply not true. In recent years, records have gone through a rebirth of sorts, with an...

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