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Meet a Mac artist: Kevin Hollidge combines art and politics
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Meet a Mac artist: Kevin Hollidge combines art and politics

My own arts endeavors have been limited to casual doodlings on random pieces of paper in lazy afternoons, and I have always attributed those “artistic” moments to the sheer need to kill some time. Even so, I have found in those simple and often incoherent scribblings tremendous possibilities. Consciously or unconsciously, I channel my experiences…

Senior Arts Spotlight:  Michael Kreher
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Senior Arts Spotlight: Michael Kreher

Every week, The Mac Weekly sits down with a senior arts major. This week we caught up with studio art and classics double major Michael Kreher. He hails from San Francisco. TMW: How did you first get interested in art? MK: All of the schools I attended were fairly arts-focused. After attending a K-8 school…

The Heidi Chronicles // Review
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The Heidi Chronicles // Review

The Heidi Chronicles, a play about the women of the Boomer generation, opened Friday night at the Guthrie Theater in downtown Minneapolis. The play, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1989, opens with the main character Heidi Holland giving a lecture on women in art. In the Guthrie production, Heidi refers to large screens high…

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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…

Ryan Brownlow: Theatre Major
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Ryan Brownlow: Theatre Major

Ryan Brownlow is a senior from White Settlement, Texas. Now heavily involved in the theatre & dance department, Ryan entered Macalester with no prior theatre experience. What is your major/minor outside of your art form? I’m a double major in theatre – with an emphasis in Performance Studies – and American Studies. I also have…

Temporary art studios now empty, undergoing transformations: Alternative facilities posed unusual challenges to student work, teaching
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Temporary art studios now empty, undergoing transformations: Alternative facilities posed unusual challenges to student work, teaching

Now that the reimagined Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center has opened, the temporary spaces that housed the art department during construction are empty and undergoing transformations. During the duration of construction, the Art Department was scattered across campus. Photo and design classes were held in the old clinic at 45 Snelling, painting in the Turck…

John Bennett: Theater & Dance major
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John Bennett: Theater & Dance major

Every week, The Mac Weekly interviews one senior majoring in an artistic field at Macalester. This week, we spoke with John Bennett, a Theater & Dance major graduating in January 2014. Where are you originally from? Minneapolis. Do you have any other majors or minors besides Theater and Dance? No, I was going to minor…

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