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Updates: Springfest
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Updates: Springfest

For the second year in a row, Springfest will take place inside. This year, however, committee organizers planned ahead to make sure that the weather wouldn’t put a damper on fun.

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Music: Weekly updates

If you didn’t have time to keep up with the music blogosphere this week, never fear! Here’s the Sparknotes version: COACHELLA Coachella, one of California’s biggest Urban Outfitters Conventions “music festivals” began over the weekend. There were lots of Instagrams of a ferris wheel and blurry, zoomed-in pictures of some guy on a laptop. And…

Studio Art Major: Brandon Murphy Interview
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Studio Art Major: Brandon Murphy Interview

Where are you from? Sunburg, Minnesota. That is two hours northwest in the middle of a corn field basically. Besides the art major do you have any other majors or minors? I have an educational studies minor. Besides the educational department is there anything else you’re involved with on campus? I mean, not now. I…

Ari Herstand: The future of music is in good hands
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Ari Herstand: The future of music is in good hands

Last Friday night, a small living room on 6th Street in Dinkytown was getting all the attention. Ari Herstand, 27, a poofy-haired singer-songwriter with a flair for social justice was making his return to the Twin Cities, a place he called home for seven years, by hosting a living room concert. Writing his own songs…

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Events: Twin Cities

Theater Wits: Tig Notaro April 19, 8 p.m. Fitzgerald Theater, 10 E. Exchange St., St. Paul, MN 55101 $29.50-$39.50 Go see the comedian who gained praise from audiences and fellow comedians for her confession of her recently diagnosed breast cancer during a stand up routine last year. River See Through April 21, 7:30 p.m. Pillsbury…

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Zoe Tomasello: Studio Art major

I don’t want to be making art, but I want to be surrounded by artists and communicating with artists. So whether that brings me to a museum or some nonprofit or an art gallery, I don’t know. That general direction.

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Forecast: See what your cities have in store

AKRON/FAMILY 7th St. Entry Saturday, April 13 Akron/family is a dynamic, improv-heavy band that combines indie rock, folk and psychedelia with found sound and heavy doses of experimentation. They’re also a band that started in a Williamsburg coffee shop when Williamsburg coffee shops were more original and less “Girls” (read: they don’t suck). Check out…

Pilobolus: Macalester collaboration
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Pilobolus: Macalester collaboration

Macalester’s dance department may be small, but its accomplishments are big. This year, Macalester got the opportunity to work with Pilobolus, a world-famous modern dance company, through The Ordway’s “College Connections” program.

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