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The interior of Book House in Dinkytown. From classics to science fiction, there are many places to shop for books while supporting small businesses.

Best independent bookstores near campus

by Max Mueller
Published April 9, 2024
If you’re looking for a new piece of literature, here is where to go.
“Roe” follows Norma McCorvey, Sarah Weddington and the polarization and passion related to the issue.

UMN theatre’s ‘Roe’ examines and humanizes the history of abortion rights

by Maddie Robinson
Published April 8, 2024
The play opens Friday in the Nolte Xperimental Theatre.
Patrick Stump performing at Target Center April 6. Fall Out Boy gave Minneapolis a show to remember Saturday night at Target Center.

Review: So Much For (2our) Dust Tour ends in Minneapolis

by Alexis Letang
Published April 8, 2024
Both the audience and the bands had high energy and heart during the performance at Target Center.
Lead vocalist Rick X. Hoops performs alongside drummer Aerynne Holmes (back) and guitarist Fred Nolte (left) in Queer Life: A Trans Narrative Recital on Thursday. The GSC’s debut production recontextualizes musical numbers into a trans narrative.

Queer visibility, queer joy, queer life “is a Cabaret”

by Sommer Wagen
Published April 5, 2024
The Gender and Sexuality Center’s first stage production was a deeply moving musical journey through trans life at a time when visibility is more important than ever.
Podcast About List at Sisyphus Brewery. The Minnesota Daily spoke with the comedians about their show and how it has changed.

An interview with Podcast About List

by Max Mueller
Published March 31, 2024
The comedy group performed a show in Minneapolis on Saturday.
The classic Shakespearean play follows multiple plot points, like a conflict between four lovers and a wedding between Theseus and Hippolyta. The performance lasted roughly two and a half hours total.

Review: BFA students shine in ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

by Maddie Robinson
Published March 31, 2024
The production ran Friday through Sunday in the Stoll Thrust Theatre.
Third-year MFA Namir Fearce talks about one of his works with an attendee at the 2024 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Delta Passage. This vibrant and riveting exhibition shows the work of three third-year MFA students — Whalen Polkinoff, Namir Fearce and Calvin Stalvig — in the Katherine E. Nash Gallery of the East Regis Center for Art. Namir Fearce, Whalen Polikoff and Calvin Stalvig have been working together since 2021 and proudly expressed their love for each other at Saturday’s public program and reception.

Delta Passage: Being consumed by love and memory

by Sommer Wagen
Published March 31, 2024
A look inside the Department of Art’s 2024 master’s cohort’s emotionally powerful collaborative thesis exhibition.
The entrance to the Other Four exhibition at the Weisman Art Museum in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Friday. The exhibit invites visitors to engage in the work using all of their senses.

‘The Other Four’ engages every sense but sight

by Maddie Robinson
Published March 30, 2024
The exhibition runs until May 19 at the Weisman Art Museum.
“Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire” released in theaters on March 22.

Review: “Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire”

by Ethan Lambert
Published March 30, 2024
The fifth installment of the “Ghostbusters” franchise is a forgettable, mediocre attempt at keeping the franchise alive.
The singer experiments with new instrumentation and sounds, but that experiment doesn’t pay off where it counts.

Review: “Bright Future” by Adrianne Lenker

by Sommer Wagen
Published March 29, 2024
Lenker’s sixth solo studio album is a tribute to the beauty and love that comes from spontaneous creativity.

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