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Show: CampCamera
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Show: CampCamera

This Friday the spring gallery show for CampCAMERA will open showcasing a semester of collaboration between Macalester students and YouthCARE, an after-school photography program. YouthCARE (Youth for Cultural Appreciation and Racial Equality) is a nonprofit based in Minneapolis working with Twin Cities residents ages 7 to 18 years old. The event will feature pictures from…

Review: Are we nostalgic for 2006 yet?
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Review: Are we nostalgic for 2006 yet?

New Releases: Ciara, Fall Out Boy, Justin Timberlake, Paramore. Although you might think this is a Mac Weekly article from 2006, it’s 2013 and here we are. Last week I made a comment about having enough of Justin Timberlake in 2006. Little did I know, 2006 was about to be so #OnTrend. I listened to…

Comedy: All the World’s a Dick Joke
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Comedy: All the World’s a Dick Joke

Over the last several years, opportunities to explore comedy on Macalester’s campus have grown, through organizations, radio shows and workshops. After controversy over a Hegemonocle article last semester, the student body started to reexamine what place comedy has on its campus. Michelle Einstein ’14, newly anointed co-editor of the bi-semesterly publication “The Hegemonocle,” Ross Bronfenbrenner…

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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