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The show must go on: Annual Tết Show hits virtual stage

The show must go on: Annual Tết Show hits virtual stage

Nina Raemont, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
February 18, 2021
The Vietnamese Student Association’s celebration of the Lunar New Year will be held virtually on Feb. 20 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Stylings of Trinity Vang of TRIN Collective on models Shannon Lee and Kathryn Nguyen.

UMN student Trinity Vang launches personal jewelry line

Frankie Carlson, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
February 16, 2021
The third-year University student launched the accessory brand Flourish through her self-made arts platform.
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.
Heat of the Week: Magic, MAFIA and mochaccinos

Heat of the Week: Magic, MAFIA and mochaccinos

Frankie Carlson, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
February 15, 2021
Need some pop culture inspiration for your week? Keep your finger on the pulse of all things A&E with this week’s heat.
UMN Medical School promotes storytelling through medicine with new arts initiative

UMN Medical School promotes storytelling through medicine with new arts initiative

Frankie Carlson
February 13, 2021
Amid a global pandemic, the Medical School emphasizes the importance of the arts and humanities in STEM careers with the recently launched Center for the Art of Medicine.
Ice sculptures displayed in St. Paul's Annual Winter Carnival on Thursday, Jan. 28. This year marks the 135th Anniversary of the first carnival.

Neither cold nor COVID-19 can stop the St. Paul Winter Carnival

Nina Raemont
February 11, 2021
This year’s St. Paul Winter Carnival was a celebration of the city and the 135-year-old winter festival.
Design student Chong Xiong's collection currently on display in the exhibit Breaking Silence: Design in a Changing World at the Nash Gallery on Tuesday, Feb. 9. She describes her collection as inspired by the colors and textiles of the Flower Hmong Tribe located in Northern Vietnam, and by her mother.

Students debut progressive fashion collections in new exhibit

Megan Phillips, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
February 10, 2021
The featured collections from 12 apparel design students focus on comfort, sustainability and the need for wearable technology.
Physician and author Courtney Burnett poses with her memoir

UMN grad and physician recounts battle with brain cancer in new memoir

Frankie Carlson, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
February 8, 2021
University of Minnesota graduate and Internal Medicine Chief Resident Courtney Burnett prepares for the release of her memoir “Difficult Gifts: A Physician’s Journey to Heal Body and Mind.”
Heat of the Week: Food Hugs, speed dates and lava cakes

Heat of the Week: Food Hugs, speed dates and lava cakes

Nina Raemont, Arts & Entertainment Reporter
February 8, 2021
Need some pop culture inspiration for your week? Keep your finger on the pulse of all things A&E with this week’s heat.
Alison Kirwin stands in Al's Breakfast as she gets ready to get 20 plus orders out the door on Wednesday, Feb. 3. Al's new menu option is a weekly meal deal allowing customers to choose two meals for $50.

Skip the usual: Al’s Breakfast switches up menu with weekly staff meals

Nina Raemont, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
February 5, 2021
Typical food is for typical times, and the past year has been anything but typical.