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“Open Despite” promotes student voices through choreography
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“Open Despite” promotes student voices through choreography

Since the new Theater and Dance Building opened its doors in January, a refreshing new era has begun for its namesake department. The annual Spring Dance Concert, “Open Despite,” ran from April 11 to 13. In opening remarks, choreographers Claire Grace ’19 and Midori Hasegawa ’19 recalled the strength and gratitude that the dancers, choreographers,…

The Big Ones to play at Springfest
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The Big Ones to play at Springfest

After winning this year’s Battle of the Bands, student band The Big Ones are set to open up Springfest on Saturday, April 13. Comprised of five members — Hannah Hoffman ’19 on vocals, Jack Libresco ’19 on guitar and vocals, Geneva Gaukel ’19 on upright bass, Robbie Cahoon ’21 on drums and Mac Doherty ’19…

WMCN goes global
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WMCN goes global

WMCN airs over 70 student-run radio shows throughout the week. I talked to Allegra Berman ’21 and Vivian Bauer ’21 about their show, “Across the Universe with Allegra and Viv,” which they started last semester. TMW: What can a listener expect when they tune into your show? AB: Each week we pick a city, state,…

Macalester graduate opens show at the Met Breuer museum
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Macalester graduate opens show at the Met Breuer museum

In the career–retrospective show “Siah Armajani: Follow This Line,” over six decades of Siah Armajani’s ’63 artwork is on display until June. Arriving at The Met Breuer museum in New York City after a three-month stint at the Walker Art Center, Armajani’s elaborate personal history coupled with his unique style of art makes for a…

Mia celebrates Women’s History Month
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Mia celebrates Women’s History Month

To celebrate Women’s History Month, the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) planned a series of events to celebrate the artistic expression of women. Including special exhibitions, artist visits, lectures and tours, the museum is committed to showcasing female artists within their permanent collection and visiting exhibitions. In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8,…

Program Board announces Springfest artists
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Program Board announces Springfest artists

At this year’s Springfest, two stages are better than one. On April 13, from 2 to 7 p.m., Macalester will host six bands on Shaw Field for its annual music festival. The Main Stage will feature Ivy Sole, Jesse Baez and Macalester’s very own Bad Bad Hats. The winner of Macalester’s annual Battle of the…

Macalester alum Harry Drake’s photography exhibit debuts at the MIA
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Macalester alum Harry Drake’s photography exhibit debuts at the MIA

Walking into the Minneapolis Institute of Art (MIA), the relatively small photography gallery on the first floor is easy to miss amidst the museum’s popular “Egypt’s Sunken Cities” and permanent collections. Once inside, however, you’ll find one of Minnesota’s most impressive photography collections condensed into an exhibit of a few dozen of the best. On…

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