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An American in Paris – Ordway Center

An American in Paris  Music and Lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin Book by Craig Lucas Directed and Choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon Produced by Elephant Eye Theatricals I got rhythm, I got music! It’s hard not to start dancing in your seat when you hear memorable Gershwin songs accompanied by beautiful dancing. An American in ...

Summer! Gull Lake Photo Shoot

How cute are these sisters?! We shot on Mother’s Day and it was a perfect morning at Grand View Lodge. Here are just a few of my faves….       ©usoulphoto    

Minnesota Camping

What is your favorite Minnesota campground? Last weekend we camped at Frontenac State Park. The crazy thing is that we were forced into it. 😉 We were going to the Willie Nelson concert at Treasure Island Casino and couldn’t find one hotel with availability within 30 miles! Of course, it ended up being perfect. Even ...

Let’s go Foraging!

Have you ever been foraging? Me either! At least not since I was a little girl so when Eventyr presented the opportunity, I went for it. Eventyr is a new platform created to connect people looking for outdoor adventures to people who have the knowledge, experience and skills to share or teach others. They are all ...

Art of Edina – Dragonfly Display

You guys! Check out Art of Edina‘s amazing Dragonfly Display at Southdale Center. These dragonflies were made by local 2nd graders in honor of Abbey and Abbey’s Hope Charitable Foundation. I’m sure you remember hearing about Abbey’s horrific pool accident. As public pools start to open for the year, swimmer and pool safety is more ...

MN Adult & Teen Challenge – Luncheon

A few highlights from the Women’s Impact Foundation – Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge Luncheon at the Town & Country Club in St. Paul, Minnesota. I love it when I get to photograph an event that is so inspiring. Listening to these young kids tell their stories was heartening. The Lakeside Boys made these beautiful bird ...

Habitat for Humanity – Hard Hat Gala

Working events is one of my favorite type of shoots! Especially when it is for a great cause. This year the Habitat for Humanity raised over 1,000,000 at their Hard Hat Gala event. So wonderful!!! ©usoulphoto

Thank God for Marijuana

As many of you know, I have Dystonia. (You can read more about my Dystonia story HERE) It’s a movement disorder characterized by persistent or intermittent muscle contractions. It’s incredibly uncomfortable and almost impossible to relax. Sometimes my brain feels like it’s in a vice….a grip so tight that I can’t escape or control my ...

Mill City Summer Opera

Mill City Summer Opera revealed their sixth season’s opera of choice: Maria de Buenos Aires! Mill City Summer Opera’s announcement took place on February 16th at The Phoenix.  The MCSO party hosts offered their beautiful penthouse with incredible views of Minneapolis for the event. Artistic director David Lefkowich unveiled this year’s opera of choice and this season’s venue ...

Mommy & Me

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