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Arts

Twin Cities events

Have fun at Founder’s Day this Friday, but don’t miss all the other great events this week. THEATER/DANCE/PERFORMANCE// Alternative Motion Project $15 at The Southern Theater, Friday, March 8 & Saturday, March 9 at 8p.m., Sunday, March 10 at 2p.m. In its second season, this show of dance, spoken word, and original music is returning…

Get sum dim sum: Mandarin Kitchen
Food & Drink

Get sum dim sum: Mandarin Kitchen

When I went to China over winter break, my hosts in their generosity effectively force fed me out of kindness, plying me with ambiguous meats (“It’s like a turtle…but not…”) and never-ending mounds of food on my plates. It was food trauma. I ate to be polite and I ate to prove my Chineseness. When…

Arab Film Festival
Arts

Arab Film Festival

The last Twin Cities Arab Film Festival opened with a short. Voicemail recordings, full of love and fear, played over grainy footage of abandoned buildings and half-finished construction sites. At the end of the seven-minute running time, a man in the audience stood up and cried, “That is not my Egypt!” But for filmmaker Heba…

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