Lydia Ainsworth to perform new record at 7th Street Entry
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Lydia Ainsworth to perform new record at 7th Street Entry

Overlooking Los Angeles’ Echo Park is the statue “The Queen of Angels,” which became the inspiration for Lydia Ainsworth’s new record, Darling of the Afterglow. Ainsworth, a Torontonian electro-pop singer, released her album on March 31. She recorded the album in the same Toronto studio where she made her 2014 debut album, Right from Real….

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Asian Pacific Awareness showcase creates cultural bridges

April is Asian Pacific Awareness (APA) Month at Macalester. This past Sunday, we were lucky to be presented with a cultural feast that included dance pieces, traditional folk songs, storytelling, poetry, fashion show and tongue twister. The showcase represented Asian cultures including those found in Pakistan, Korea, China, Japan, Vietnam, India, Singapore and the Philippines….

Urinetown review: “It’s a privilege to pee””
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Urinetown review: “It’s a privilege to pee””

“What is Urinetown? It’s a town where people live in fear. Welcome to Urinetown, a town not far away from ours.” Urinetown is the first musical Macalester put on this semester. It is a satirical musical comedy written by Greg Kotis that mocks American wastefulness, bureaucracy, the legal system, corporate mismanagement and indulgement of shortsighted…