The Purple Onion Cafe was buzzing Friday night as students squeezed into the back corner of the restaurant, craning their necks for a glimpse of the makeshift stage.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Last Tuesday night, rows of bee enthusiasts took their seats in the Museum of Russian Art, waiting for the museum’s first collaboration with the University of Minnesota's Bee Squad to begin.
Basking in the luminescent glow of a neon "Room 25" sign, Noname embraced the screams and cheers of an enthusiastic First Avenue crowd on Friday night.
It’s about time the Minneapolis Institute of Art’s South and Southeast Asian art collections had a makeover.