The Minnesota Daily

All content by Austen Macalus

Scientifically supported fun

January 28, 2016

Weather is no small talk for Dr. Kenneth Blumenfeld.     Even on vacation off the coast of Biloxi, Miss., Blumenfeld couldn’t help discussing the impacts of Hurricane Camille in 1969 and...

Members of local band Treading North pose for portraits on Thursday. The band is hosting a concert with other local bands in support of Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign at the Triple Rock Social Club on Jan. 28.

‘A Bernie love-fest’

January 26, 2016

A 70-something-man gesticulating while performing is rarely the center of a rock show.     The most popular exception to this rule has been, of course, Mick Jagger. But Bernie Sanders  —...

Members of Gospel Machine (left to right): David Osborn, Jimmy Osterholt , Jayanthi Kyle, Wes Burdine and Scott Munson.

Spreading the gospel

January 21, 2016

At their first show as Gospel Machine, singer Jayanthi Kyle gave communion from around the bar in the 311 Club.       She called the performance “Balls-out Jesus,” a term she...

Singer-songwriter Doug Collins (right) and DEMO Executive Director Ozzy Dahlstrom, pose on stage in their new center for music education and appreciation. The goal of Diverse Arts and Music Foundation (DEMO) is to educate and support local and independent musicians.

A space to demo your songwriting skills

January 18, 2016

Musicians, like all artists, need feedback. Without the insight of others, songs may remain uninspired, stagnant, or worse — incomplete. But even in Minneapolis’ rich music scene, spaces for...