Arts

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””
Arts

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…