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‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ goes right

‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ goes right

Samantha Klepfer

June 7, 2019

As someone who expects her theater endeavours to include dramatic moments where the actors break into song, “The Play That Goes Wrong” was uncharted territory for me. Heading into the ballad-less show I have to admit my expectations were low. The moment I sat down, the play began, though not ever...

Mac Demarco’s new album highlights talented vocals

Mac Demarco’s new album highlights talented vocals

Kate Schneider

June 6, 2019

The dull and unchanging instrumental blended with Mac Demarco's repetitive vocals fill the opening track, the song "Here Comes the Cowboy." But after the drab aesthetic of the opening track, I was quickly and happily surprised as the album progressed. Straight away, “Nobody” instantly changed...

‘Aladdin’ remake leaves me speechless

‘Aladdin’ remake leaves me speechless

Ben Sanford

June 6, 2019

Upon the announcement of a live action “Aladdin,” I knew it had a lot to live up to. The original “Aladdin” movie is a one of my childhood classics, and I hoped that this remake could be as magical as the 1992 film. The animated Disney movies have always had a special place in my heart, and ...

Cut Through the Noise: Miley Cyrus, Cardi B, Katy Perry (Week of June 7)

Cut Through the Noise: Miley Cyrus, Cardi B, Katy Perry (Week of June 7)

Creston Halstead, Design Editor

June 6, 2019

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” an entertainment column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer takes on the role as writer, reviewing recent single releases from a variety of artists.   Miley Cyrus- Mother’s Daughter  ★★★☆☆ “Mother’s Daughter” shows a new, hard-core side to Miley Cyr...

Summer concerts

Summer concerts

Carly Joseph

June 5, 2019

Events happen all summer and this year the music industry has a lot going on. From Billie Eilish to New Kids On The Block, there is something for everybody in the Twin Cities....

‘IGOR’ provides another fresh take on rap genre

‘IGOR’ provides another fresh take on rap genre

Amaia Barajas

June 4, 2019

As the beginning notes of “IGORS THEME” play, listeners can tell this will oppose Tyler, The Creators previous album “Flower Boy.” “IGOR” is a completely separate beast of music. The album further proves Tyler, The Creator’s pure musical talent and the fact that there is no box or genre d...

Cut Through the Noise: Joyner Lucas, Ed Sheeran, Lil Tecca (Week of May 31)

Cut Through the Noise: Joyner Lucas, Ed Sheeran, Lil Tecca (Week of May 31)

Tenzin Gyaldatsang

June 4, 2019

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” an entertainment column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer takes on the role as writer, reviewing recent single releases from a variety of artists.   “ISIS”- Joyner Lucas ft. Logic ★★★...

‘Endgame’ breaks records in a snap

‘Endgame’ breaks records in a snap

Talia Lissauer

May 30, 2019

Avengers: Endgame” opening weekend was one of the most hectic weekends sophomore Marcos Alvarez has experienced while working at the ICON Theater in St. Louis Park. Alvarez said all employees had to prepare for the loads of people coming. “I expected it to be that crazy. The (number) of people d...

Cut Through the Noise: Amine, Lana del Rey, Adam Lambert (Week of May 24)

Cut Through the Noise: Amine, Lana del Rey, Adam Lambert (Week of May 24)

Abby Intveld

May 29, 2019

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” an entertainment column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer takes on the role as writer, reviewing recent single releases from a variety of artists.   “Places + Faces” — Amine  ★★★...

Cut Through the Noise: Ed Sheeran, Justin Beiber, Raveena, Mary J Blige (Week of May 17)

Cut Through the Noise: Ed Sheeran, Justin Beiber, Raveena, Mary J Blige (Week of May 17)

Ruby Stillman

May 19, 2019

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” an entertainment column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer takes on the role as writer, reviewing recent single releases from a variety of artists.   “I Don’t Care” - Ed Sheeran and Justin ...

Lizzo’s new album delivers new era

Lizzo’s new album delivers new era

Amaia Barajas

May 15, 2019

Going into this album I had serious expectations for Lizzo. I love Lizzo and I wanted this album to showcase the talent she possesses. I will say, Lizzo’s major record label debut “Cuz I Love You” has some of the best, most uplifting songs I’ve heard in a while. The songs range from pop ballad...

Cut Through the Noise: Shawn Mendes, Karol G, Still Woozy ft. Omar Apollo and Elujay (Week of May 10)

Cut Through the Noise: Shawn Mendes, Karol G, Still Woozy ft. Omar Apollo and Elujay (Week of May 10)

Amaia Barajas

May 10, 2019

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” an entertainment column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer takes on the role as writer, reviewing recent single releases from a variety of artists. “If I Can’t Have You” - Shawn Mendes ★★★☆☆ ...

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