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The Minnesota Daily


Culture compass: Activism, slacktivism and hacktivism

by Joe Cristo
Published September 29, 2016

Friday: Standing Rock Benefit version 2.0This is another fundraising effort for those who are protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline. Entry is donation-based — anything from $5 to $10 is accepted.YONI...

Festive fun on a budget

by Brenda Tran
Published December 3, 2015
Celebrate the holiday with a full wallet, courtesy of A&E’s guide to seasonal free events.
A team of women put finishing touches on melomakarona, spice cookies dipped in honey, in preparation for the bake sale at Taste of Greece on Wednesday at St. Marys Greek Orthodox Church in Minneapolis. The festival runs Sept. 11-13 with free admission.

Greek life off campus

by Chance Wellnitz
Published September 10, 2015
St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church hosts Taste of Greece in Uptown.

Culture Compass: Psych rock, family strife and mountains

by Jackie Renzetti
Published May 27, 2015

Friday: Temples The British rock group will be bringing their psychedelic tunes to the Mainroom during their U.S. tour, which ends at Bonnaroo. They released the album, “Sun Structures,” in...

Bicyclists of all ages gather for doughnuts at the end of Calhoun Cycles Pastry Ride at A Bakers Wife on Saturday. The ride is a part of 30 Days of Biking, a yearly event in which people pledge to ride their bikes every day of April.

Donut rides that change the world

by Mary Reller
Published April 9, 2015
Bicycle shop gives Minneapolis a reason to wake up for a Saturday morning ride.
Tom Luong receives a birthday serenade from pianist Terry Boullianne and audience members on Saturday night at The Shout House.

Day in the life: Dueling Pianos at the Shout House

by Jackie Renzetti
Published March 5, 2015
A team of six pianists divides six nights a week of shows at the Shout House

Spring Jam performances and their matching cocktails

by Melanie Richtman
Published April 24, 2014
Because no one should be forced to drink cheap beer all weekend.

A dynasty in the ring

by Blake Apgar
Published February 20, 2014
Curtis Axel is a third-generation wrestler who’s owning the squared circle.
Jenna Neher, right, practices her Middle Eastern dancing skills at a belly dancing class taught by Cassandra Shore at the Jawaahir studio on Tuesday night.

Something Tribal comes this way, again

by Callie Sacarelos
Published January 30, 2014
A weekend-long belly dancing workshop shows off the spread and popularity of the Middle Eastern dance style in Minnesota.
Queen of the Snows Melissa Hoffbeck shows a girl how to walk down the runway before the Queen of the Snows Crowns and Gowns Fashion Show at Jimmys Event Center on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. The St. Paul Winter Carnival begins this week, and the new Royal Family will be crowned Friday.

On being royal

by Callie Sacarelos
Published January 23, 2014
The St. Paul Winter Carnival Royal Family is a yearlong endeavor, but most members stick around for life.

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