Becca Most


Review: ‘Potted Potter’ fails to cast a spell over Minneapolis

"Potted Potter" didn’t have some of the props you’d normally expect from a "Harry Potter" reenactment show. For instance, feared antagonist Lord Voldemort donned sparkly red devil horns and an attitude. The dangerous Forbidden Forest was a painted beach scene with black lettering that warned to "KEEP OUT" and the final Battle of Hogwarts featured a sing-off of "I Will Survive" complete with a disco ball and colored lights.

What's in the cards for tarot as a medium?

When the word "tarot" comes to mind, it brings a lot of associations with it. Maybe it reminds you of that creepy "Ouija" movie you saw a couple years ago. Or perhaps an expensive deck of cards you once saw resting on one of those weird wooden tables at Anthropologie.

Opera for a new audience

So, as opera-lovers filled one of the Weisman Art Museum's main galleries for a sold-out opera/gospel fusion event on Saturday night, many didn’t wholly know what to expect.

Culture compass: Shows, chefs and street caves

Check out the University of Minnesota’s only long-form improv club this Friday as the group performs their February show at the old Bell Museum. As Valentine’s Day approaches, the team encourages viewers to bring a date (or a couple friends) to join them for a night of laughter and potential romance.

Designers bring e.motion to the runway

Year after year, the University of Minnesota College of Design's spring fashion show serves as a rite of passage for students. This year's show, "e.motion," managed to hold onto this tradition.

Street style: Off the runway

As a crowd of students, families and high-end fashion-lovers trickled into Rapson Hall for the College of Design’s annual fashion show on Saturday, a number of stylish audience members proved that you don’t have to be an apparel design major to be well-dressed.