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Mardi Gras comes to Minnesota

Kelly Holm, Reporter

February 21, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The frigid temperatures outside might leave some Minnesotans feeling down in the dumps, but two-time Grammy award winners Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience quickly provided a Cajun cure for cabin fever. The New Orleans-b...

A Hole Lotta Drama

Payton Mansfield, Reporter

February 21, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Invest in some tissues, if you plan on seeing Hamline Theatre’s upcoming production of Rabbit Hole. The Pulitzer Prize-winning play, written by David Lindsey-Abaire, centers around a couple in the aftermath of losing their infant...

Good Mews!

Franki Hanke, Senior Reporter

February 21, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Minneapolis' newest addition is half feline hangout and half coffeehouse. Last weekend, on Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis, Cafe Meow opened as the first cat cafe in Minnesota.   Danielle Rasmussen and Jessica Burge are the ...

Restaurant Week is in full swing

Franki Hanke, Senior Reporter

February 19, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

This week is special. There’s something in the air that just different than any other week. You might be thinking, “The Oracle’s really done it, they got the date of Valentine’s Day wrong,” but no, there’s somet...

Right out of literature class and onto stage

Franki Hanke, Senior Reporter

February 19, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Jane Austen and laughter might seem an unlikely pair to anyone who typically avoids the connotation of the classical, female author, but Theatre in the Round’s current adaptation of the tale brings both humor and clarity to the s...

One professor aims for the prize

Kelly Holm, Reporter

February 19, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

If there’s anyone who can testify to the powerful difference a year can make, it’s Hamline English Professor Davu Seru. In January 2017, Seru had never even heard the name Charles Chamblis before. A year later, he learned that h...

Minneapolis and London collide

Kat McCullum, Reporter

February 19, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Snow may have covered Hamline’s campus the night of Winter WonderJam, but the musical acts that the Hamline University Programming Board brought in were on fire and filled the space of Kay Fredericks Ballroom with music that...

Shedding light on Sundin

December 7, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Tucked away in its own corner of campus lies Sundin Music Hall. Built in 1989, Sundin stands as the premier spot on campus for musical performance. “Sundin is a testimony to the generosity of two former Hamline graduates; Lloy...

Dance showcase doesn’t disappoint

Kelly Holm, Reporter

December 7, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Hamline Dance Theatre opened their fall showcase, Under Construction, in Anne Simley Theatre on Friday, Dec. 1, with another performance the following day. Advertised as “A Work in Progress,” director Kaori Kenmotsu wrote t...

Twin Cities hosts an array of local shopping

Franki Hanke, Senior Reporter

November 21, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

  Once the candy from the Halloween bowls is steadily replaced with crumpled, sweetly scented wrappers, then the panic of holiday shopping falls over the cities in a haze. Organizations across the Twin Cities aim to e...

Sundin Musical Memorial

Elle Obermeyer, Reporter

November 21, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Nov. 4, Hamline’s Sundin Music Hall hosted the Parents and Alumni Concert. It featured all of the music ensembles of Hamline and gave a wonderful selection of what each of the groups are working on for their fall concerts. ...

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