ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT


6/5/2018, 9:51pm

A&E’s summer reading guide

A&E spoke with the experts — local librarians and an English professor — to bring you the best recommendations from Minneapolis’ most avid readers.  


5/29/2018, 1:25am

College kitchen: Wicker basket case

When the temperatures reach 90 degrees in May, you can cower in the air conditioning. Or you can remember that about a month ago we were cursing a weekend-long blizzard. Whip up these recipes, grab your favorite picnic blanket and the chilled LaCroix from your fridge and head to your favorite park or your friend’s front yard — just make sure there's some shade. 


5/29/2018, 1:19am

A&E’s guide to summer podcasts

Whether you’re spending your summer lounging by the pool, chasing after children or sitting behind a desk, you don’t have to fall victim to boredom.  You've probably heard of a few of these podcasts, or even sampled a few episodes — but summer is the perfect time to fully develop your addiction. 


4/30/2018, 1:54am

UMN Holi Festival: the history behind the hues

Yesterday afternoon, hundreds of students gathered to rejoice in the Hindu festival of colors. Hosted by the University’s Bharat club, Holi celebrates the success of good over evil and welcomes the coming of a new spring. 


4/30/2018, 1:44am

Review: Kanye West’s 'Break the Simulation'

About two weeks ago, Kanye West announced that he was writing a philosophy book — “Break the Simulation.” That same day, West took back to Twitter after a long hiatus. There were a few days of “inspirational” messages that played out like knock-off Chance the Rapper account tweets. Everyone was retweeting, and every Snapchat news app was reporting the messages.


4/26/2018, 1:00am

College Kitchen: Spring produce

Thanks to those late bursts of wintery snow, fresh produce seems like just a dream now.  It might still be, but A&E put together a few recipes that will keep you dreaming of all the spring produce you can enjoy (soon). Think greens, artichokes, peas and strawberries.