Tag Archives: Art

Lorde captivates at the Armory

As “Here Comes the Sun” by the Beatles ended, the bright lights of The Armory clicked off. The crowd erupted in a roar, and there she was. Lorde. Without saying a word, she started off her setlist with the 2021 release “Leader of a New Regime”. The peaceful song set …

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What is an NFT?

The strange world of NFTs Bored Apes? CryptoPunks? Randomly generated doodles of cats selling for $20,000? These so-called “NFTs” have taken the digital world by storm and caused mass hysteria, but many major questions about them still loom. What even are they, and why are some of them so valuable? …

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What are Microtones

Tuning into any news broadcast, you will quickly be made aware that these are unprecedented times. Social unrest, geopolitical time bombs, and a worldwide pandemic make everyday feel just a little bit off. If you are looking for music to fit these uneasy times, music that uses microtones might be …

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Did Dayglow hit all the right notes?

Review of Dayglow concert at First Avenue On October 27, 2021, Dayglow performed at First Avenue, presented by Radio K. The indie-pop artist did not disappoint.  Firstly, the Dayglow crowd was colorful and laid-back. Despite the age ranges from highschool age to middle-aged, everyone fit the aesthetics, retro-pastel “day at …

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Student painting shines a light on healthcare workers

Tenzin Chosang honors healthcare workers’ bravery admist COVID-19 pandemic “Jesus Christ is justice, he sets us in the right relationship with God and others, and others have inherent dignity and worth,” said Executive Director of Faith Formation David Hoffner to the dispersed crowd of students listening attentively from their chapel …

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Why your music matters

From the ‘60s to the ‘20s, youth culture continues to drive change Nirvana’s hit song from 1991, not only was the soundtrack of the new alt-rock movement, but the voice of a new generation and the face of ‘90s Gen X youth culture. Today’s youth might not have one song …

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Music and Quarantine

Creating, recording and listening to music over quarantine The silver stars of First Avenue were illuminated only by city lights as the bright bulbs above were turned out for the night. Little did Minneapolis know at the time, but this would be the last day music would be played for …

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That much for a banana?

That much for a banana? Why a Florida couple paid $120,000 for a banana duct-taped to a wall The banana duct-taped to the wall is the most recent piece of “weird” art that sold for a staggering $120,000. Some may think, “Stupid, right?” However weird or quirky an art piece …

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Stromberg creates collage in memory of old campus, alums

Stromberg creates collage in memory of old campus, alums Art teacher commemorates the lost school with a colorful mural made of school artifacts “The whole idea behind the project was to try to find a way to honor the old buildings that were lost, but also celebrate the history of …

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Taking their turn in the spotlight

Winter 2018: Catch these shows before they end! Nicholas Freeman Teen Idol: The Bobby Vee Story The History Theatre, St. Paul Tonight 7:30; Sat. 2:00 & 7:30; Sun 2:00 Karen Lutgen Magnum Chorum: “Tomorrow I Will Come” Dec. 22 @ 7:30, Gloria Dei (St. Paul) Dec. 23 @ 4:00, Holy …

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