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Culture compass: art, aliens and Richard Simmons

Friday: “Depths of Field” opening reception On Friday, Coffman Memorial Union will host the reception of University of Minnesota alumnus Reggie Spanier’s newest art exhibit “Depths of Field.” Spanier’s work plays with 3D illusions and collages, so expect a mind-bending deviation from traditional art exhibits.

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UMN literary magazine 'Ivory Tower' readies for April launch

With over 700 submissions and seven months of work behind them, the students behind “Ivory Tower” are getting ready to launch their annual literary magazine. To celebrate the magazine’s 2017 edition, there will be live music, free food, featured author readings and artist discussions. While the collection includes original fiction, poetry, nonfiction and visual art from many English majors, several other voices are featured, too.

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In dance class, UMN students produce eclectic dance showcase

Although skills can be learned in classrooms, hands-on experience is perhaps most fulfilling for students — especially for those seeking careers in creative fields. Through the “Productions” course in the dance program at the University of Minnesota, students have the opportunity to step backstage and produce their own dance showcase.