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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.

UMN acting student protests Nigerian Special Anti-Robbery Squad with original play

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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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.

Twin Cities Cine Latino Film Festival goes virtual

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.
Heat of the Week: films, fashion and a few laughs

Heat of the Week: films, fashion and a few laughs

Meg Bishop, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
October 6, 2020
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From left, Flip the Script Fest founders Mara Emmons and Victoria Carpenter pose for a portrait outside Victoria's St. Paul apartment on Tuesday, Sep. 29.  The film festival celebrating queer representation with a multitude of short and feature length films will run virtually on Oct. 2-3.

Local artists flip the film script to highlight queer identies

Meg Bishop, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
October 1, 2020
Flip the Script Fest, coming this weekend, is leaving Hollywood's stereotypical tropes behind and spotlighting queer people as the main characters.
The Bogey’s Lounge stands in St. Paul on Monday Sep. 27th. The business was one of several shooting locations for Student Directors Andrew Zuckerman, Dylan Orth and John Cronin for their film

“Undergrads”: College life is like a movie

Meg Bishop
September 29, 2020
Three college students aim to depict modern college life in their upcoming film “Undergrads.”
Heat of the week: Wings, former kings and a sad little frog

Heat of the week: Wings, former kings and a sad little frog

Alex Strangman, Arts and Entertainment Editor
September 28, 2020
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