http://mndaily.com/rss/%2A en Celebrate Hmong New Year with a feast, song and dance http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/11/24/celebrate-hmong-new-year-feast-song-and-dance By: Brenda Tran<br/><p>The local Hmong community gets a double dip on holiday festivities this week, with the arrival of Thanksgiving and Hmong New Year.</p> <p>From Nov. 27-29, the Hmong Family Foundation will host a Hmong New Year celebration at the St. Paul RiverCentre. The three-day celebration features Hmong cuisine, dancing and singing contests, Hmong folk music performances, and the Miss Hmong pageant.</p> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/ae/2015/11/24/celebrate-hmong-new-year-feast-song-and-dance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E A&E Wed, 25 Nov 2015 03:43:54 +0000 jbekker@mndaily.com 103796 at http://mndaily.com Q&A: Psychic Echo Bodine talks groundedness, Ouija Boards and slutty brownies http://mndaily.com/ae/2016/07/19/qa-psychic-echo-bodine By: Sophia Vilensky<br/><p>No one notices anything odd because she&rsquo;s just a normal person.</p> <p>She won&rsquo;t read you right now, anyway &mdash; she&rsquo;s buying flowers.</p> <p>A&amp;E sat down with Echo Bodine &mdash; medium/psychic/healer/author/teacher/ghostbuster/all-around gal &mdash; to chat about groundedness, Ouija boards and slutty brownies.</p> <p><strong>Let&rsquo;s start by getting the questions you&rsquo;re always asked out of the way. What are some things you&rsquo;re used to hearing?</strong></p> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/ae/2016/07/19/qa-psychic-echo-bodine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Wed, 20 Jul 2016 04:25:18 +0000 efee@mndaily.com 116516 at http://mndaily.com Catch of the day http://mndaily.com/ae/2016/07/13/catch-day By: <a href="/users/svilensky" title="View User Profile">Sophia Vilensky</a><br/><p>On Sunday morning, the grounds surrounding Coffman Union were uncharacteristically silent, save for the casual dog-walker enjoying the solace of a quiet campus stroll.</p> <p>A group of about 10 people milled about. They looked to be in their early 20s; a few wore Pikachu backpacks. Moving slowly in a pack, they stared at their phones &mdash; an image of the quintessential, tuned-in millennial that think-pieces love to pick.</p> <p>All of a sudden, one glanced up.</p> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/ae/2016/07/13/catch-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E A&E Wed, 13 Jul 2016 05:22:36 +0000 efee@mndaily.com 116316 at http://mndaily.com More than a boudie call http://mndaily.com/ae/2016/06/28/more-boudie-call By: Sophia Vilensky<br/><p>Woman. Mother. Proud.&nbsp;</p> <p>Intelligent. Talented. Local photographers Athena Pelton and Nicole Feest are more than one adjective; they are more than even a few. Recently, however, even the most body-positive of campaigns have been leaving a sour taste in their mouths.</p> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/ae/2016/06/28/more-boudie-call" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Wed, 29 Jun 2016 03:42:58 +0000 efee@mndaily.com 115876 at http://mndaily.com Culture Compass http://mndaily.com/ae/2016/05/05/culture-compass <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">WATCH THIS</span></span></div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34)</p> </div> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/ae/2016/05/05/culture-compass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Thu, 05 May 2016 05:15:17 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 114496 at http://mndaily.com Culture Compass http://mndaily.com/ae/2016/04/27/culture-compass <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;"><strong><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_229805434" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dashed; border-bottom-color: rgb(204, 204, 204); position: relative; top: -2px; z-index: 0;" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ" style="position: relative; top: 2px; z-index: -1;">Friday</span></span></strong></span></span></div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: ar</p> </div> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/ae/2016/04/27/culture-compass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Thu, 28 Apr 2016 03:44:47 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 113936 at http://mndaily.com #INSTAFAMOUS http://mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2016/04/25/instafamous By: <a href="/users/yleemndailycom" title="View User Profile">Yena Lee</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">Posing in a sun-lit, white brick studio space, Sami Huerta illustrated how to create a &ldquo;geo-inspired silhouette&rdquo; for a post on her blog.&nbsp;</span></span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">The University of Minnesota apparel design junior initially started the project as a way to m </span></span></div></div> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/news/metro-state/2016/04/25/instafamous" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Projects A&E Tue, 26 Apr 2016 04:36:04 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 113701 at http://mndaily.com Culture Compass http://mndaily.com/ae/2016/04/21/culture-compass <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_835203079" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dashed; border-bottom-color: rgb(204, 204, 204); position: relative; top: -2px; z-index: 0;" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ" style="position: relative; top: 2px; z-index: -1;">Friday</span></span></span></span></div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; </p> </div> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/ae/2016/04/21/culture-compass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Thu, 21 Apr 2016 05:45:42 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 113436 at http://mndaily.com Only a body http://mndaily.com/ae/2016/04/21/only-body By: Danylo Loutchko<br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <div><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">The performance starts in pitch darkness. </span></span></div></div> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/ae/2016/04/21/only-body" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Dance Thu, 21 Apr 2016 05:42:01 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 113421 at http://mndaily.com Prides and joy http://mndaily.com/ae/2016/04/19/prides-and-joy By: Danylo Loutchko<br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size:16px;">Obviously, Minnesota&rsquo;s wildlife is vastly different from the wildlife of the African plains.&nbsp;</span></span></div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height:</p> </div> <p><a href="http://mndaily.com/ae/2016/04/19/prides-and-joy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Research Tue, 19 Apr 2016 05:26:02 +0000 enelson@mndaily.com 113096 at http://mndaily.com