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Culture compass: Funk, hustle and focaccia

Eighties funk music is arguably the absolute best music for dancing. If that synth doesn’t make you shake your hips, then you’re lying to yourself. This dance party was created by the people that brought you "Hipshaker" at the Kitty Cat Klub, so expect the grooviest of playlists to be played.  

Remembering Tucker Sterling Jensen

Tucker Sterling Jensen’s love of local music was almost unprecedented. He did not look for the obscure just for the sake of it. He looked in order to share it, uplift it and, in the process, help create a space and community in music unlike any other.

Not your classic art exhibition

There may be no place where you can see sculptures made out of baby doll parts and a person walking around in a gas mask — other than the “Weird Shit Art Show.”

Pimento Jamaican Kitchen cooks up Kingston culture

Pimento Jamaican Kitchen’s bright yellow walls radiate warmth as soon you step through the restaurant’s doors. When it’s “Minnesota outside, it’s Jamaica inside,” owner Tomme Beevas likes to say.

All fired up and ready to burn

Smoke from frequently extinguished fires surrounded the lights inside the Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center in Minneapolis on Friday.

Daniel Volovets strums to the beat of numerous passions

The University of Minnesota medical student has been plucking away at a guitar for about 20 years, releasing seven albums throughout that time. He composes and arranges music and teaches the instrument to his own students. He will be graduating in May, on his way to become a psychiatrist.

Culture compass: Women, spelling and avocado toast

Dock 6 Pottery is offering you the cutest way to get into pottery: making your own little snowman. Sure, it’s March and we’re all waiting on spring, but there’s at least a foot of snow on the ground — make it enjoyable! The clay snowmen are free to make, and Dock 6 will fire your creation for $10 if you want to keep it. In about three weeks, you'll love the memento of the snow and bitter cold. 

Street style: UMN serves looks with Tan France

If you ever thought picking out an outfit was stressful, think about the possibility of a famous fashion designer seeing it. Now multiply that stress by one hundred. That was exactly how it felt to put together a look for “An Evening with Tan France.”