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Lady Power Squared

Franki Hanke, Senior Reporter

November 21, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

What has beer, poetry and a lot of ladies? Find Your Power’s upcoming event combines woman-brewed beer at Urban Growler with diverse, poetic voices on the topics of women’s empowerment, gender equity, and digital inclusivity...

A Disney mystery for grown-ups

Kelly Holm, Reporter

November 21, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Smartmouth Comedy’s Who Killed Ariel?: A Princess Murder Mystery was a raging success, with the house completely packed and the audience chuckling their way through both acts. Produced through the Phoenix Theater, the comedy deta...

Hearty Applause for “Suddenly Last Summer”

Franki Hanke, Reporter

October 25, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Moving in and out of the space is a cast of dynamic, raw characters that seem to live beyond the production of the play and capture the tension of a Tennessee William’s play. Audience seats settled around a center stage give Thea...

Submissions open for 2018 Fulcrum

Taylor Elgarten, Reporter

October 25, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

  The Fulcrum Journal has officially opened submissions for its 2018 publication.   The annual magazine is a collection of art and literature from Hamline’s undergraduate students. It was first issued in the sp...

Audeh outlines her vision for Fine Arts

Kelly Holm, Reporter

October 25, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

When Art History Professor and Fine Arts Administration Head Aida Audeh was an undergraduate at Cornell College, a small liberal arts institution located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, she always appreciated having a place where she and he...

It’s Time for Peace

Kat McCullum, Reporter

October 25, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Imagine Dragons, the band that electrified the 2014 Grammy’s with their collaboration of their song “Radioactive” with Kendrick Lamar, brought that same electrifying and blood pumping performance to St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Cen...

Slam Poetry was a Slam Dunk

October 25, 2017

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“There is power within words, that a power that any can tap into, but only few do,” the crowd all shared an assuring, affirmative nod in response to this line of Ally Gall’s poem at Friday night’s Poetry Slam. Gall, a ...

Condoms and Guns join HamletPark Square Theatre ushers “Hamlet” forward in time.

October 25, 2017

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Rapiers, messengers, and candles are the usual fodder for a Shakespeare era play, yet at Park Square Theatre’s “Hamlet,” video screens flash Hamlet’s monologuing face, Ophelia snatches a sheaf of condoms from Laertes suitcase, a...

A tragedy for millennials

Payton Mansfield, Reporter

October 19, 2017

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Blood, spit and beatboxing are the first things that come to mind regarding the Guthrie Theatre’s rendition of Romeo and Juliet.   The Wurtele Thrust Stage is set with an enchanting moonlit fountain and a towering stone p...

DFA hosts new, diverse art collection

October 19, 2017

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Hushed figures wander around the room, staring with contemplation at the thin, white pages and thick, black lines that build the pieces on display before Maina herself comes to address the room with her own hair in a natural ...

Third time is the charm for the Theatre Department

Kelly Holm, Reporter

October 19, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For their bi-annual fall musical, Hamline’s theatre department had originally set out to perform “Spring Awakening.” Based on the classic 1906 German play of the same name, the 2006 rock musical tells the story of a group of y...

Homecoming Week encourages artistic talent

October 19, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Homecoming is often advertised as an event focused largely on athletics, with the football game being the focal point of the week. Students who get more involved in the week’s events realize that there is more to Homecoming Wee...

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