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Bollywood, breakdance and ballet all at Jazba

Over 2,200 people gathered at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Minneapolis Saturday night to witness Bollywood-Fusion at its finest. Inspired by South Asian arts and culture, Bollywood-Fusion dancers also blend music and dance from other cultures into their performance. Hosted by the University of Minnesota's student organization Jazba Entertainment, nine collegiate dance teams competed for only one spot to move onto the national championship. 


A day in ballet shoes

To find out what the life of a dance student is really like, Junior BFA dance major Katie Kummerow shared her school experience.


Review: 'Black Panther' promises and delivers

Midway through Black History Month, Marvel released its highly anticipated film, "Black Panther." With a dominantly black cast, director and writers, Black Panther earned $75.8 million dollars by Friday's end, the eighth largest opening day in history. 


Review: Varsity Theater's "soft" reopening

To the uninformed eye, all was ordinary in Dinkytown, except for the handful of social smokers and the sound that seeped out of the doors of the Varsity Theater. For the first time in over a year and a half, Varsity opened its doors and put on a show. 


CDES celebrates 50 years of student fashion

Saturday night marks the 50th Anniversary of the University of Minnesota Apparel Design Fashion Show. Completely student-run at one time, the show is now integrated into the curriculum of the College of Design’s (CDES) Apparel Design program.


Uncovering the Walker Archives

In addition to its exhibitions and permanent collection, the Walker holds a rich selection of contemporary art books and archival materials that are consistently used for research and reference. Saturday morning, the art center opened their library and archives for a public tour initiated by St. Kate's Society of American Archivists Student Chapter. 


New "Vanishing Ice" exhibit now at Weisman

“Vanishing Ice” is a traveling exhibition that focuses on three regions: Alpine, Arctic and Antarctic. The selected photos, paintings, installations, audio and videos at Weisman are a smaller iteration of the full-scale exhibit, but feature artists from almost every continent dating from 1860 to the present. 


A&E’s guide to Super Bowl week

It’s not every day the Super Bowl comes to town! With concerts, clubs and cover charges exceeding hundreds and hundreds of dollars, Super Bowl week may seem a bit intimidating, if not entirely impossible. Luckily, there are a number of free and low-cost events happening all over Minneapolis for those of us who can’t afford to party with JT and Cardi B.


CDES students take architecture to the ice

Laughter, conversation and exclamations echoed across the ice Saturday morning on Lake Harriet. The opening day of the month-long Art Shanty Projects included an abundance of children in snow pants, dogs in sweaters and 22 artist shanties of all shapes and sizes.


Street Style: Prince and purple everything

Based on a fashion and style-icon, the Weisman Art Museum’s “Prince from Minneapolis" exhibition preview party on Friday night was sure to bring memorable and outstanding outfits. From fan merchandise, to Prince-inspired couture, to purple, purple and more purple, here are the night’s best looks.