The first of its kind at the University of Minnesota, Friday night’s “Wellbeing Experience” filled Northrop’s four floors with bodies — minds and spirits, too.
Remember when “The Book of Mormon” was the biggest thing, and it was impossible to get local tour-stop tickets? The fever has more-or-less passed, which means one very important thing — student rush tickets are available. The venue begins selling the tickets 90 minutes before the show, so get in line early. You can snag two rush tickets with a valid student ID.
Maritza Ramirez, an esthetician at the North Loop’s Haus Salon and proprietor of all things glowy, found her spot in the skincare world in a bit of a roundabout way.
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.
This Saturday, Northrop Auditorium will be host to one of the biggest university a cappella events nationwide — besides the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella, of course (that’s the competition you know from "Pitch Perfect").
Last Thursday, The University of Minnesota’s art and literary magazine, The Tower, held its annual release party at the Weisman Museum of Art. Full of poems, short fiction pieces, photography and art of all media, the magazine drew only the most chic to the galleries.
One year ago this Wednesday, Gigi Berry officially made her hobby an “actual thing.” The hobby? Pin collecting. The actual thing that came out of it? Cherry Moon Press — a local Prince-themed enamel pin company.
It’s the summer of 1980, and you’re in the crowd at Wimbledon. Do you remember the cheers? Björn Borg’s luscious locks and John McEnroe’s ferocity? Do you remember who won? Of course you don’t. Nor will many of the people who see “Borg vs. McEnroe,” which had its wide release in the U.S. on Friday.
Joan Didion once wrote, “We tell ourselves stories in order to live.” Paper Darts, a literary magazine founded in Minneapolis, took this idea a step further — they added art.