Tag: performance

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”…

Mohamed Samatar//Theater and Performance Studies
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Mohamed Samatar//Theater and Performance Studies

Every week, The Mac Weekly interviews one senior majoring in an artistic field at Macalester. This week, we spoke with Mohamed Samatar, a Theatre & Performance Studies major. Where are you originally from? I grew up in the Twin Cities, but my parents are originally from Somalia—so I have roots there. Do you have any…

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Rations

RATIONS, the Theatre and Dance Department’s spring production, is doing things differently than a normal Macalester Mainstage show.

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Events: Twin Cities area

MUSIC// Gravel Road Touring Showcase featuring Chastity Brown, Actual Wolf and Barbara Jean $12-15 at Cedar Cultural Center, Friday, April 5, 8p Gravel Road Touring is a Minneapolis booking collective that represents artists Chastity Brown, Actual Wolf, and Barbara Jean. The group has evolved from being The Pines booking agency to a cooperative, artist-run agency…

Review: Women of the World poetry slam
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Review: Women of the World poetry slam

Brimming with energy in a bright red dress, Allison Broeren, head of the Minneapolis slam poetry group SlamMN! and host city coordinator of the Women of the Word International Poetry Slam, yelled out to a raucous, slightly tipsy audience already on the edge of their seats. “You are going to assign numerical values to people’s…

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