mndaily.com - all articles http://www.mndaily.com/rss/%2A en University hospital set to provide Ebola care http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2014/10/25/university-hospital-set-provide-ebola-care By: <a href="/users/cnelson1mndailycom" title="View User Profile">Cody Nelson</a><br/><p>The University of Minnesota Medical Center has agreed to care for patients diagnosed with Ebola, the Minnesota Hospital Association announced Friday.</p> <p>The West Bank hospital is one of four health care facilities in Minnesota that will provide treatment for the deadly virus if a case is diagnosed in the state.</p> <p>No cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Minnesota.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2014/10/25/university-hospital-set-provide-ebola-care" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus University Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:03:02 +0000 cnelson1@mndaily.com 88673 at http://www.mndaily.com UMPD chief to retire http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2014/10/24/umpd-chief-retire By: <a href="/users/bemersonmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Blair Emerson</a><br/><p>University of Minnesota police Chief Greg Hestness will retire in June after serving over 11 years as the University&rsquo;s assistant vice president for public safety and chief of police, according to an email sent to University students, faculty members and staff members Friday.</p> <p>In the email, Vice President for University Services Pamela Wheelock said Hestness has led the University through &quot;major changes&quot; like the opening of the Green Line light rail and last fall&#39;s jump in off-campus robberies.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2014/10/24/umpd-chief-retire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus University Police Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:22:42 +0000 tgieseke1@mndaily.com 88672 at http://www.mndaily.com Working on “Working” http://www.mndaily.com/ae/theater/2014/10/23/working-%E2%80%9Cworking%E2%80%9D By: <a href="/users/ldevinmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Laini Devin</a><br/><p>Studs Terkel&rsquo;s book &ldquo;Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do&rdquo; doesn&rsquo;t make for a riveting musical in itself.</p> <p>Instead, it&rsquo;s what directors Lisa Channer and Samantha Johns capture in their production that takes a seemingly dull piece of literature and turns it into an inventive commentary on the working class.</p> <p>As a part of its 2014-15 main stage season, the University of Minnesota Department of Theater Arts and Dance is performing &ldquo;Working,&rdquo; the musical based off Terkel&rsquo;s book.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/theater/2014/10/23/working-%E2%80%9Cworking%E2%80%9D" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Theater Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:51:58 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 88664 at http://www.mndaily.com Beyond the scare factor http://www.mndaily.com/ae/theater/2014/10/23/beyond-scare-factor By: <a href="/users/jrenzettimndailycom" title="View User Profile">Jackie Renzetti</a><br/><p>The Twin Cities Horror Festival brings more than fear to the Southern Theater.</p> <p>The festival, which runs Oct. 23 to Nov. 2, features nine acts &mdash; most of which are making their debut at the festival. The lineup includes eight short plays and one silent film with a live film score.</p> <p>The festival serves as a cultivator of original work that evokes societal contemplation in addition to fear.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/theater/2014/10/23/beyond-scare-factor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Theater Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:48:38 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 88663 at http://www.mndaily.com From Gucci to Versace: Italian style graces the Minneapolis Institute of Arts http://www.mndaily.com/ae/art/2014/10/23/gucci-versace-italian-style-graces-minneapolis-institute-arts By: <a href="/users/rlarsonmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Robert Larson</a><br/><p>The elegance of Italian fashion masks its relative youth with continental flair. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts is exhibiting a comprehensive survey of Italian fashion in its upcoming exhibit, &ldquo;Italian style: Fashion since 1945.&rdquo;</p> <p>The exhibit, curated by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, traces the evolution of the Italian fashion industry from its beginnings after World War II to the present day. It features pieces from well-known designers like Gucci, Versace and Prada.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/art/2014/10/23/gucci-versace-italian-style-graces-minneapolis-institute-arts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:46:47 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 88662 at http://www.mndaily.com College kitchen: Redeeming Brussels Sprouts http://www.mndaily.com/ae/food/2014/10/23/college-kitchen-redeeming-brussels-sprouts By: <a href="/users/cmazumdarstangermndailycom" title="View User Profile">Cecilia Mazumdar-Stanger</a><br/><p>Brussels sprouts, those wee cabbages with a bad reputation, are simply misunderstood.</p> <p>When overcooked, these members of the brassica family (a group that includes broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale and kohlrabi) can be farty and unpleasant.</p> <p>The solution? Quick cooking. Maintaining a bright, green color and dry texture makes for a mild, savory final product.</p> <p>Unlike larger cabbage heads, Brussels sprouts are edible buds that grow in a helical pattern on long stalks, producing a vegetative weapon that resembles a medieval club.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/food/2014/10/23/college-kitchen-redeeming-brussels-sprouts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:43:48 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 88661 at http://www.mndaily.com U-filmed “Dear White People” satire examines race relations on-campus http://www.mndaily.com/ae/film/2014/10/23/u-filmed-%E2%80%9Cdear-white-people%E2%80%9D-satire-examines-race-relations-campus By: <a href="/users/jhemmingmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Jared Hemming</a><br/><p>Walking around the University of Minnesota campus, actors Brandon Bell and Marque Richardson &mdash; young black men and stars of the film &ldquo;Dear White People&rdquo; &mdash; felt the familiar stares they received as minority students at the University of Southern California.</p> <p>&ldquo;One of my professors thought I was a football player [from] day one,&rdquo; Bell said of his experience at USC. &ldquo;I take it as a compliment because I enjoy staying fit, but jeez, right off the bat?&rdquo;</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/film/2014/10/23/u-filmed-%E2%80%9Cdear-white-people%E2%80%9D-satire-examines-race-relations-campus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Film Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:40:58 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 88660 at http://www.mndaily.com Re-imagining the record store http://www.mndaily.com/ae/music/2014/10/23/re-imagining-record-store By: <a href="/users/gtillerymndailycom" title="View User Profile">Grant Tillery</a><br/><p>When Dave and Laura Hoenack bought Hymie&rsquo;s Vintage Records five years ago, the store operated out of a dingy building on a then-dead block of East Lake Street. The recession was nigh, and the couple dealt with the obstacle of an insufferable landlord who tried to shut them down.</p> <p>&ldquo;The guy that owned the building is an absolute crook,&rdquo; Dave Hoenack said. &ldquo;He&rsquo;s like a Dickensian villain.&rdquo;</p> <p>&ldquo;He wouldn&rsquo;t give us more than a month-to-month rent,&rdquo; Laura Hoenack chimed in.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/music/2014/10/23/re-imagining-record-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:37:42 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 88659 at http://www.mndaily.com An odyssey to the underworld http://www.mndaily.com/ae/art/2014/10/23/odyssey-underworld By: <a href="/users/rlarsonmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Robert Larson</a><br/><p>The Minneapolis Collective of Pagan Artists is opening the doors to the underworld.</p> <p>Its upcoming exhibit, &ldquo;Doorways to the Underworld,&rdquo; is the collective&rsquo;s first foray into the mainstream art community. They will present paintings, masks, multimedia installations and live drawings at the Stevens Square Center for the Arts.</p> <p>Paganism is a spirituality that incorporates many gods and goddesses into its worship and practice. Pagans are chiefly concerned with honoring ancestors and relatives who have passed away and communion with nature.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/art/2014/10/23/odyssey-underworld" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:34:31 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 88658 at http://www.mndaily.com Traveling beyond the map http://www.mndaily.com/ae/2014/10/23/traveling-beyond-map By: <a href="/users/jrenzettimndailycom" title="View User Profile">Jackie Renzetti</a><br/><p>The philosophical travel agency named &ldquo;Existentia&rdquo; helps people travel across the map and through life.</p> <p>In an interactive performance art piece created by Roger Nieboer, visitors biometrically scan their hands and fill out a questionnaire concerning their interest in travel. Afterward, they meet with an &ldquo;Existentia&rdquo; consultant for roughly 20 minutes. The conversation begins focused on where one wants to travel geographically, but depending on the visitor, the discussion may expand to life exploration.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/ae/2014/10/23/traveling-beyond-map" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:32:33 +0000 jkellen@mndaily.com 88657 at http://www.mndaily.com