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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Carmen Giménez Smith visits campus

Last Thursday night, Macalester welcomed award-winning poet, writer and editor Carmen Giménez Smith for a captivating and thought-provoking poetry reading. Smith began with a short reading of three poems, “Radicalization,” “The Daughter” and “When God Was a Woman.” They were all from her 2013 book Milk and Filth, which she humorously described as a “second…

Talking with Beloved Studios tattoo artist Brandon Heffron
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Talking with Beloved Studios tattoo artist Brandon Heffron

When I got my first tattoo, my family had mixed reactions—my mom helped me scope out the studio with general excitement and support, my brother had no comment, my dad pretended it never happened, and my eight-year-old cousin told me that he would take me somewhere to get “this inappropriateness removed.” But despite the hype…