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Blast beats, boy bands and boughatsa

Blast beats, boy bands and boughatsa

Frankie Carlson, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
April 15, 2021
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First Avenue venue sits empty on Wednesday, March 31. The Minnesota chapter of the National Independent Venue Association was founded by First Avenue, along with other local music venues, to advocate for relief in the form of the SaveMNStages bill.

Minnesota venues seek state relief with newly introduced SaveMNStages bill

Frankie Carlson
April 1, 2021
The Minnesota Independent Venue Association has been spearheading legislation aimed at providing aid to shuttered entertainment businesses.
Courtesy photo from Scream it off Screen

Scream It Off Screen: A short-film competition for the bravest of filmmakers

Jarrett George-Ballard, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
March 29, 2021
What started as friends watching short films in their backyard has wound up a phenomenon for short-film creators worldwide.
Review: ‘Coming 2 America'; Once was enough

Review: ‘Coming 2 America’; Once was enough

Jarrett George-Ballard, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
March 24, 2021
After 33 years, the much anticipated, culturally important sequel has arrived and it is a weird one.
Biggie, blues and fresh brew

Biggie, blues and fresh brew

Frankie Carlson, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
March 22, 2021
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Heat of the Week: WandaVision, YG and Black art

Heat of the Week: WandaVision, YG and Black art

Jarrett George-Ballard
March 1, 2021
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BFA Acting program takes annual thesis showcase online

BFA Acting program takes annual thesis showcase online

Frankie Carlson
February 27, 2021
The capstone projects for the fourth-year students within the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater BFA Acting program went live online on Feb. 19.
David Buchanan, Minneapolis-based writer and filmmaker, poses for a portrait inside the St. Paul Neighborhood Network building on Tuesday, Feb. 23. His film,

Q&A with filmmaker David J. Buchanan on his film “Black in Minneapolis”

Frankie Carlson
February 26, 2021
A&E spoke with the filmmaker about what his 2018 film means in today’s social climate.
Heat of the Week: Futebol, mind games and nonprofit chai

Heat of the Week: Futebol, mind games and nonprofit chai

Megan Phillips, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
February 23, 2021
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Let’s talk about the Golden Globe nominations

Let’s talk about the Golden Globe nominations

Nina Raemont, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
February 16, 2021
As award season nears, University actors and professors discuss Golden Globe snubs, representation and recognition in the entertainment industry.