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Just give them a guitar and a week

Ksenia Gorinshteyn
April 23, 2019

The word “challenge” frequently follows the word “creative” when a tight deadline is involved. For five Minneapolis musicians, a recent creative challenge included writing and recording a brand...

A model walks on the runway for the 'Catwalks for Water' Aveda fashion show on Saturday, April 20 in Minneapolis.

Street style: Another spotlight at Aveda

Becca Most
April 22, 2019

On Saturday, the Aveda Institute Minneapolis' annual fashion show paired local designers with cosmetology students for a 45-minute show full of iconic looks. Highlighting creative haircuts, makeup and...

Model Adrianna Manirath has her photo taken back stage for the 'Catwalks for Water' Aveda fashion show on Saturday, April 20.

Aveda students show they’re a cut above the rest

Becca Most
April 22, 2019

The prep area was chaotic as students and teachers rushed to put the finishing touches on extravagant braids and smokey eye shadow. It was only half an hour before the students’ models were expected...

Street Style: Audience members at Aveda’s annual fashion show weren’t afraid to pull all the stops

Becca Most
April 21, 2019

The Aveda Institute’s fashion show for Earth Month paired local designers with cosmetology students for a 45-minute segment full of iconic looks. Highlighting creative haircuts, makeup and color, students...

Nadirah McGill, left, Natalie Klemond and Kathy Callahan, comprise the musical group Gully Boy Band.

Gully Boys comes into their own

Ksenia Gorinshteyn
April 18, 2019

No brothers have a bond like that of the Gully Boys. Drives between shows on the band's last tour could be described as similar to the “Tiny Dancer” scene in the 2000 film “Almost Famous.” Except...

Illustrated by Morgan La Casse

Not sew Minnesota nice

Becca Most
April 18, 2019

Boasting the cliche “bless this house” or the obscure “not all those who wander are lost,” cross-stitch has adorned every type of fabric-based decor from kitchen towels to pillows. Characterized...

Culture compass: Snoop Dogg, climate and safety

Ksenia Gorinshteyn
April 18, 2019

Friday: The Sound of Aurora The Wake, Radio K and Women for Political Change are partnering for this event to help with some fundraising for The Aurora Center. The benefit event will include comedy from...

Students watch the premiere of the first episode for the final season of

Finally, winter is here: Campus reacts to ‘Game of Thrones’ premiere

Samir Ferdowsi
April 16, 2019

The University of Minnesota was overrun on Sunday night. From Superblock to Dinkytown and the Como neighborhood, students hunkered down, battened down the hatches and dimmed the lights for the “Game...

Katie Loop, Veronica Min, Lea Davidson and Nico Moore pose for portraits at the Minneapolis Institute of Art on Saturday, April 13.

Street style: Art isn’t the only thing blooming at Mia

Ksenia Gorinshteyn
April 15, 2019

The brief taste of spring in Minneapolis had everyone showing off their favorite spring looks before digging out their winter jackets again.  Still, some weren't ready to give the florals up so soon. The...

Women all over the Twin Cities come together for the Minneapolis Twerkshop at A-Mill Artist Loft on Saturday, April 13.

Finding a twerk-life balance

Becca Most
April 15, 2019

After navigating their way through the winding hallways of the A-Mill Artist Lofts on Saturday, around 60 women stuffed their coats in cubbies and found their spots on the dance studio floor, making small...