ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT


9/5/2018, 11:52pm

Review: Notes from a first time fair-goer

As a native of Iowa — which has its own extravagant state fair tradition — I was not planning on attending this year’s Minnesota State Fair, assuming that all state fairs are practically identical.


9/4/2018, 9:39pm

Enter "Doomtree Forest" this weekend

Waking from hibernation after a year filled with solo projects, beloved Minnesota rap crew Doomtree is getting back together this Friday, Sept. 7. for Doomtree Forest, a night of everything local — from the food trucks to the Familia Skateshop HQ venue to, of course, the music.


9/2/2018, 11:36pm

Review: What's there to find in “Searching?"

The dangers of the internet can range from cyberbullying to catfishing to the embarrassing profile photos you haven’t deleted from your early Facebook days. “Searching,” a new thriller directed by Aneesh Chaganty, plays into these widespread fears. 


7/29/2018, 10:35pm

Street style: Northeast Dog Parade

Though people — and dog — watching is good any night on St. Anthony Main, A&E was at the dog parade to scope out the best looks and cutest pups in the crowd. Here are four of our favorite looks.


7/17/2018, 11:02pm

A&E’s guide to Trader Joe’s snacks

The recently-opened Fresh Thyme near campus has found competition in downtown Minneapolis — a brand new Trader Joe's, opening this Friday. Located a couple blocks away from the Guthrie Theater and a short walk from both a Metro bus stop and the Green Line, the new store is sure to attract crowds. 


7/10/2018, 10:05pm

Dangerous, daring and on display: The Poster Factory, 1970

Coinciding with height of the Nixon administration and the Vietnam War, the 1970s were filled with fear, paranoia and unrest. While hordes of people took to the streets to voice their concerns, a small group of students from the University of Minnesota took a nontraditional route — printmaking.