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Michelle Zauner, lead singer of Japanese Breakfast, looks out into the crowd during the opening song of the band’s concert at First Avenue, Sunday, Sept. 19. The show is a part of the band’s 2021 Jubilee tour.

Japanese Breakfast brings joyous sounds of “Jubilee” to Minneapolis

by Sophia Zimmerman
Published September 29, 2021
The indie-pop band played the Mainroom at First Avenue on Sunday, Sept. 19.
Review: Dear Evan Hansen

Review: Dear Evan Hansen

by James Schaak
Published September 29, 2021
While “Cats” will go down as a nightmarish yet campy Broadway-to-Hollywood musical adaptation, “Dear Evan Hansen” fails to even make a mark.
Five things our A&E writers are loving this week

Five things our A&E writers are loving this week

by A&E Staff
Published September 28, 2021
Some follow-worthy Instagram and TikTok accounts that are UMN-centric and more.
Hot drinks, sunsets and historic buildings: Here’s how to romanticize your life on campus this fall

Hot drinks, sunsets and historic buildings: Here’s how to romanticize your life on campus this fall

by Macy Harder
Published September 25, 2021
Because the end of summer doesn’t mean we have to stop thinking of ourselves as the main character.
Veg Fest 2021 at Harriet Island Regional Park in St. Paul on Sunday, Sep 9. The event featured many vendors of plant-based foods as well as items for health and wellness.

Plants-based options as far as the eye can see.

by Jarrett George-Ballard
Published September 23, 2021
Twin Cities VegFest’s annual vegan festival offered a plethora of cultural food options.
Seth Blum, lead guitarist of the band Yam Haus, looks out into the crowd during the band’s performance at The Fillmore, Wednesday, Sept. 15. Yam Haus, a Minneapolis-based band, opened the show for Blue October on their three-month U.S. tour, which began earlier this month.

Yam Haus gets weird on a Wednesday

by Sophia Zimmerman
Published September 23, 2021
Minneapolis indie-pop troupe opened for Blue October at the Fillmore on Wednesday, Sept. 15.
Phoebe Ryan performs at the Homecoming Concert in front of Coffman Memorial Union on Friday, Oct. 4.

Q&A: The folks behind the Homecoming Concert

by Macy Harder
Published September 23, 2021
Have you ever wondered who calls the shots in terms of which artist will be performing? A&E spoke with the University’s Student Unions and Activities, the students and alums who make the final decision on who performs at the homecoming concert.
Looking into the distance, Anthonia Fania poses during Golden Magazine’s fashion show at Aria, Thursday, Sept. 16. Golden Magazine’s show, titled “Golden Runway,” was apart of Fashion Week Minnesota.

Review: Golden Magazine’s Golden Runway

by Sophia Zimmerman
Published September 21, 2021
From tulle mini dresses to custom leather jackets to fluffy fur coats, Golden Runway brings it all.
MUNA, new Milkjam flavors and food for the soul

MUNA, new Milkjam flavors and food for the soul

by A&E Staff
Published September 20, 2021
Get through the second week of school with the A&E desk’s picks of the week.