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Review: ‘The Ride,’ more like ‘The Crash’

Review: 'The Ride,' more like 'The Crash'
Emalyn Muzzy, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
December 3, 2020
With a screenplay that included writing by University of Minnesota alum Jack Reher, “The Ride” shows the life of John Buultjens in a half-hearted way.

Heat of the week: Fly Chix, family drama and the New 1017

Heat of the week: Fly Chix, family drama and the New 1017
Alex Strangman
November 30, 2020
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Students weigh in on “Emily in Paris” return

Students weigh in on “Emily in Paris” return
Meg Bishop
November 24, 2020
Hate it or love it, “Emily in Paris” is headed for a second season. A&E talked to students to hear what they think about the Netflix original series.

Heat of the week: 6ix9ine, hop-hop holidays and an “ethereal bisexual”

Heat of the week: 6ix9ine, hop-hop holidays and an “ethereal bisexual”
Alex Strangman
November 23, 2020
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UMN acting student protests Nigerian Special Anti-Robbery Squad with original play

Junior Wariboko Gabriel Semenitari poses for a portrait in Dinkytown on Tuesday, Nov. 17. Semenitari performed his play “Naija is Alive” with an audience over Zoom. The play is now available to watch on YouTube.
Frankie Carlson, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
November 20, 2020
Wariboko Semenitari wrote and directed a virtual play giving voices to victims of police brutality in Nigeria titled, “Naija is Alive.”

Heat of the week: Documentaries, Doe Boy and dope local threads

Heat of the week: Documentaries, Doe Boy and dope local threads
Alex Strangman
November 16, 2020
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Heat of the Week: Remixes, happy lights and what’s new on Netflix

Heat of the Week: Remixes, happy lights and what’s new on Netflix
Meg Bishop, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
November 10, 2020
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Students for Justice in Palestine use art to further social justice initiatives

Students for Justice in Palestine use art to further social justice initiatives
Nina Raemont
October 30, 2020
From film to food, Palestine Awareness Week, held by the UMN chapter of SJP, was a celebration of Palestinian culture.

Heat of the week: Sandler, Savage and soul food

Heat of the week: Sandler, Savage and soul food
Alex Strangman, Arts and Entertainment Editor
October 13, 2020
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Twin Cities Cine Latino Film Festival goes virtual

The St. Anthony Main Theater stands vacant on Monday Oct. 5th. The 8th annual Cine Latino, an event celebrating Spanish and Portuguese filmmakers, is scheduled for the week of October 15-22. The event is usually hosted at the theater, but will be virtual this year, due to the pandemic.
Nina Raemont, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
October 6, 2020
The festival, running Oct. 15-22, will feature 24 films and provide exclusive access to discussions with film creatives.