ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT


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.


4/23/2018, 2:09am

Street style: The best dressed at The Tower release party

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.


4/16/2018, 11:18pm

Review: You and “Borg vs McEnroe” — it’s an easy match

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.