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I love Aziz Ansari. I loved him on “Parks and Recreation,” I love his standup and from his appearances on Jimmy Fallon, he seems like a great guy. With my love for Ansari, I was excited for his new Netflix original series, “Master of None.”
After I watched the first episode,
One of Netflix’s greatest features is its vast collection of documentaries. While binge-watching TV shows and watching Netflix original series can be enjoyable, Netflix documentaries are unbeatable.
Here are four must-watch Netflix documentaries.
This documentary tells the story of esteemed Chicago film critic Roger Ebert. From his early college years
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts named Robert Cozzolino its new curator of paintings Monday, according to a press release from their website.
Cozzolino will be leaving his current position as the curator of modern art at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, where he has worked since 2004, according to
For some, Halloween means months of preparation and excitement. For others, Halloween is an afterthought, something that sneaks up the week of the 31st.
For those that are laying in bed October 30 realizing they don’t have a costume for the following day’s festivities, don’t worry! Here are five easy costumes
I love to cook, but generally I want my home cooked meals to taste like my favorite restaurants.
I have a feeling that my attempts at recreating restaurant food from my kitchen aren’t technically cheaper than going out to eat, but at least it’s not an added expense. Groceries are
Many performance artists interact with their audience, but rarely does that ever register as authentic.
Whenever a musician tells the crowd he is so happy to be performing in this beautiful city, you always get the sneaking suspicion he says that to all the cities, and his thank yous begin
Tonight, the Minneapolis Underground Film Festival (MUFF) returns to the St. Anthony Main for another round of fun and subversive films.
MUFF doesn’t seek out of the independent Oscar bait of other festivals. Many of the films that bill themselves as “independent” still have big studio dollars backing them up and
Nothing pairs with the beginning of a new school year like a few freshly-pressed albums. The newly released work of artists new and old serves as a soundtrack to fall and makes the deceivingly long walk between West Bank and East Bank slightly more enjoyable.
That good news is this
Nooky Jones are no strangers to the sensuous elements of life. The Minneapolis neo-soul powerhouse embodies the sound of seduction, making music designed for nighttime trysts and wining and dining. This Thursday, they brought their talents to the world of beer, debuting their Nooky Nectar at their Beer Release Party
For two years, I swore off McDonalds. The golden arches made me think of nothing but toxic artificiality and cheapness. They made me feel like I was among the living dead. While I used to gobble down McChickens en masse on road trips, certain lifestyle changes made me kick that
The final day of the festival left everything that came before it behind. Audiences enjoyed beautiful weather, higher attendance and acts that held nothing back. The energy of the night felt chaotic at times due to the packed Union Park -- an increased police presence suggested that the city prepped
The first day of Pitchfork’s 10th annual music festival started with brutal weather. Concertgoers at Union Park experienced temperatures above 90 degrees with a healthy haze of humidity. Though the extreme conditions persisted through the day, Friday’s lineup was full of impressive acts. From spaced-out punk to glitched, blippy electronic
Some songs are meant for the sweaty days of summer.
Whether you’re driving around the city, running in the oppressive heat or laying on the beach with your summer fling, there’s a tune for every mood and every occasion. While I know that’s utterly cliché, a summer without a solid
It’s Thursday, which means we’ve already had four days of this miserable week. You’re probably tired, overworked and hungry because you don’t really know how to cook anything besides buttered noodles, and even if you did, you don’t have time.
Right? RIGHT?! (I hope not, but if it’s that bad,
Whenever I have a free moment, I spend it on Instagram. Ok, that’s not entirely true, but there’s something gratifying about sharing your photos and life with others, whether they’re strangers or friends. While some dismiss Instagram as glorified narcissism, taking good photos to share requires intent, a keen eye