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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

With the Thanksgiving holiday over and December already here, holiday season is in full swing. And that means college students are in the awkward limbo of deciding between studying for exams and online...

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

On Tuesday, crews raised tents for this weekend’s Taste of Greece festival hosted by St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church in the East Calhoun  neighborhood.   The event features Greek...

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

A troop of cyclists stood chatting behind local bicycle shop Calhoun Cycle on Saturday morning. The sun was out, and helmets were on. Around 50 idle bicycles were ready to take off âÄî some mountain...

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

Two singing pianists face each other, interacting and cracking jokes with audience members, for the Shout House’s featured entertainment event — dueling pianos. The 10-year-old Minneapolis...

Spring Jam performances and their matching cocktails

by Melanie Richtman
Published April 24, 2014

Spring Jam: the last hurrah before finals. There is something about a weekend filled with concerts that makes college kids want to drink for a week straight. After your fourth Natty Light (honestly, it’s...

A dynasty in the ring

by Blake Apgar
Published February 20, 2014

As the road to Wrestlemania runs through Minneapolis for Sunday’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view, it serves as a reminder of the storied history of wrestling in the state. Minnesota has acted as...

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

The differences between the various types of belly dancing are as nuanced as the dance moves themselves. For some, the words “belly dance” conjure up the image of a woman with a jangly scarf...

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

Every year at the St. Paul Winter Carnival, a new Royal Family is crowned and oversees the 10-day celebration. But their reign doesn’t end after the big showdown at the close of the carnival, when...

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