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Alvvays and Jay Som perform at 7th St. Entry
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Alvvays and Jay Som perform at 7th St. Entry

The lapse in snowfall last Thursday brought something new to the Twin Cities: Alvvays, a band of five based out of Toronto and touring the country after the September release of their second album, Antisocialites. They performed with Jay Som, a band from Oakland, CA, who returned to Minneapolis after a concert last March. Prior…

Bittersweet endings: A review of Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard
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Bittersweet endings: A review of Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard

“All things must end,” asserts Boris Semyónov-Pischik, played by Michael Karadsheh ’18, in a rare moment of solemnity for Karadsheh, the perennially hilarious Urinetown veteran. Make no mistake; although Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard, directed by Beth Cleary, is adorned liberally with humor, the fact remains that it is, at its heart, about endings. In…

Beach Fossils Surf Through the 7th Street Entry
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Beach Fossils Surf Through the 7th Street Entry

Oh, October in Minneapolis. The air gets cooler than it’s been in months, and people break out their sweaters and light jackets in anticipation of the coming season. However, the surprisingly warm weather last Thursday could not have been more teasing. I realized that pairing the warm weather with a Beach Fossils concert would be…

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….

Macalester Chorale and Concert Choir perform Mozart: Requiem
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Macalester Chorale and Concert Choir perform Mozart: Requiem

On Saturday, April 22, 2017, the Macalester Chorale and Macalester Concert Choir performed Mozart: Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) and also featured the premiere of “The Ghost’s Story,” a piece by Dominick DiOrio (b. 1984). The event drew quite the crowd; Mairs Concert Hall quickly filled up with the overflow room being put to…

Talking with Kishi Bashi about his new record and tour
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Talking with Kishi Bashi about his new record and tour

Skip your Wednesday night class because Kaoru Ishibashi, better known by his stage name Kishi Bashi or “K,” is bringing his dreamy, synthy, electro-pop to First Ave on October 12. Minneapolis is one of many stops on his extensive North American tour for his latest album, Sonderlust, and he is excited for you to be…

Decision to close 10K sparks conversations about creative spaces on campus
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Decision to close 10K sparks conversations about creative spaces on campus

Last Friday, student organization leaders received an email sent by Director of Campus Activities and Operations (CAO) Joan Maze on behalf of Residential Life and CAO. The email, with the subject line “Dupre 10K is no longer a non-residential programming space,” informed org leaders that 10K, effective immediately, would no longer be “a reservable space…

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Arts Calendar & First Year Must Sees

VISUAL ARTS Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association’s Fall Fine Arts Show Solar Arts Building September 19-October 5 (Thursday through Sunday) Volunteering opportunities avaliable Free DANCE 6th Annual Groundbreaker Battle Butler Square Parking Lot (next to The Cowles) 5th St & Hennepin Ave September 13 Annual breakdancing competition lasting all day. Free PERFORMANCE Steve Martin’s The Underpants…

Dance Concert: Preview
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Dance Concert: Preview

Nine dancers started their rehearsal last Saturday sweaty and flushed from a lighting cue-to-cue. Their choreographer, Cara Moriwaki ’14, got right down to business reviewing the movement for the almost six-minute piece. Entitled “Transitions,” the dance is based off of experiences with homesickness and making connections in a new place. The dancers will perform “Transitions”…

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