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Ashley Mary embodies the rainbow — in work and in spirit

You may be one of her 46,000+ Instagram followers. Maybe you bought a planner at Anthropologie, a yoga mat from Manduka or a makeup bag from Target with her artwork on it. During your daily commute, you might have glimpsed a colorful bus stop in Uptown that she single-handedly painted.

'Noises Off' finds comedy in chaos

“Noises Off,” which performed this week at Guthrie Theater, is not an average play – it is a play within a play. The acclaimed 1982 comedy, written by Michael Frayn, comments on how the drama of putting together a theater production can sometimes be funnier than the performance itself.

Pulling strings with Liz Howls

When Liz Howls was a child in Iowa, her father brought home a refrigerator box and cut a hole in it. Just like that, the young Howls had her first puppet theater. She loved putting on productions for her parents in their living room, using the cloth puppets her mother already had from her job as a children’s librarian.

Apparel design majors put their costume sewing skills to the test

When you're an apparel design student, every day requires costuming. These are the people we look to for fashion inspiration, after all. Oct. 31, however, is special. Chances are, you won't find a pre-packaged costume in McNeal Hall, as students often use the holiday to show off niche skills.