10/21/2018, 10:11pm

Northeast coffee shop serves up local music

Five Watt Coffee’s Northeast location, which opened about a year ago, is quickly becoming a hub for local musicians to gather and share their work. The shop’s “Bummer Strummer Sessions” feature heavyhearted acoustic tunes that invite everyone in the room to find camaraderie through what's described as “intimate feels.”

10/21/2018, 10:10pm

Review: “Halloween” and stream-able thrills

Even movie buffs who are ashamed to admit that they’ve never seen the original “Halloween” (or its multiple sequels) won’t need to shy away from the 2018 reboot starring Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie, Michael’s escaped victim. 

10/18/2018, 12:28am

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.

10/14/2018, 10:04pm

After years of haunting downtown, zombies crawl home

All along the river bank near Sibley Street in Northeast on Saturday, puddles of red stained the sidewalk. For over a decade, the Minneapolis Zombie Pub Crawl has taken place in downtown Minneapolis. This year it returned to Northeast, where it began in 2005. 

10/14/2018, 10:03pm

TransFabulous provides creative outlet — one medium at a time

With blank pages in front of them, participants sat at tables organized in a tight, intimate circle. Observing the different charcoal tools available to them, they listened to the artist describe their various uses. TransFabulous workshops create a space for trans youth — though all are welcome — to express themselves through different artistic mediums while connecting the Twin Cities trans community. This month’s workshop ran last Wednesday and presented charcoal as an artistic outlet.

10/14/2018, 10:02pm

This week in movies: 'The Hate U Give' and 'Bad Times at the El Royale'

Based on a young adult novel by Angie Thomas, “The Hate U Give” features a main character who leads two lives. Starr Carter (Amandla Stenberg) lives with her family in a predominantly black neighborhood. During the week, she — “Starr version two,” as she calls herself — goes to a private school with mostly wealthy, white students.  

10/11/2018, 12:18am

Celebrating fifty years of the Whole Music Club

Eating free peanuts and throwing their shells on the floor, sipping a soda and stepping outside to smoke a joint before the main music act began. That’s how Steve Fingerett remembers the Whole in the early '70s.

10/8/2018, 8:12am

Street style: Stunting at Steve Aoki

The wind was howling and the rain was beating down as fans lined up for the Steve Aoki and Bea Miller concert on Friday night. A sea of Gopheralls, crewneck sweatshirts and mittens swarmed TCF Bank Stadium. A&E found four concert-goers who broke the mold and had some serious fashion sense. No pretenders here. 

10/3/2018, 10:57pm

Prince inspires University music students, old and new

First and foremost, Cameron Kinghorn was a trumpet player. He came to the University of Minnesota to pursue an instrumental music education degree, studying at the School of Music with trumpet professor David Baldwin and participating in Jazz Ensemble I under the direction of professor and director of jazz studies Dean Sorenson.