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Cottage Grove Arts Commission
May 14, 2019
Films in 5 Festival canceled
The annual Films in 5 Festival, scheduled for May 18 at the Park Grove Library, has been canceled. According to the minutes of the May 7 meeting of the Cottage Grove Arts Commission, who sponsored the event, there were zero submissions as of the April 30 deadline. Former Arts Commission...
May 14, 2019 - 10:43am
March 26, 2019
Films in 5 Festival is May 18 at Park Grove Library
The annual Films in 5 Festival is back, with a new date and no entry fee. The Cottage Grove Arts Commission is accepting submissions for the...
March 26, 2019 - 11:00am
December 6, 2018
Glowings on: Canadian Pacific Holiday Train to stop Dec. 10 in Cottage Grove
Three hundred and sixty-four days a year, this stretch of West Point Douglas Road is a place most people rush past on their way to somewhere...
December 6, 2018 - 9:20am
November 21, 2018
Strummer Girl: Teen singer/songwriter named Artist of the Month
COTTAGE GROVE — It was undoubtedly one of the smaller gigs played by Hailey James. The teen singer/songwriter has played at the Minnesota...
November 21, 2018 - 8:43am
November 13, 2018
Path to Poetry winner has work displayed at Woodridge Park
COTTAGE GROVE — The word on the street is that there are words near your feet. The paved trail at the inclusive playground at Woodridge...
November 13, 2018 - 11:09am
August 25, 2017
Films in 5 deadline approaching
It's not too late to submit an entry to the Films in 5 Festival, but it's getting close. Aug. 31 is the deadline for submitting an original film...
August 25, 2017 - 8:00am
May 12, 2017
Cottage Grove film festival sees bigger picture
It didn't take long for the Films in 5 Festival to attract talent beyond its Cottage Grove borders. Last year's sophomore event drew at least...
May 12, 2017 - 8:51am
March 31, 2017
Tao of Thao: Cottage Grove artist mixes the spiritual with the everyday
Those who drop in at Cottage Grove Floral or River Oaks Golf Course might recognize familiar places in certain paintings that adorn the wall...
March 31, 2017 - 7:00am
October 7, 2016
Films in Five Festival gets 'bigger and better'
They still don’t have a cat, but siblings Brad and Kayla Simpson sported Cheshire grins at the Films in Five Festival Saturday. Their aunt,...
October 7, 2016 - 8:31am
October 5, 2016
Fans flock to Films in Five Festival in Cottage Grove
Eleven filmmakers competed for the top prize at the local film competition, which was sponsored by the Cottage Grove Arts Commission. Ann Simpson...
October 5, 2016 - 12:36pm
May 26, 2016
Entries sought for second annual Films in 5 Festival
Sequels can be dicey propositions, but not when it’s Cottage Grove’s very own film festival. The Cottage Grove Arts Commission is accepting submissions for the second annual Films in 5 Festival, which returns Oct. 1 to the Park High School auditorium. The competition is open to...
May 26, 2016 - 3:00pm