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Novel brings new antihero to life

Novel brings new antihero to life

Samantha Klepfer

October 13, 2018


Filed under Reviews

The newest installment in the DC Icons Series, “Catwoman: Soulstealer” is a riveting story of Catwoman’s takeover of Gotham City written by Sarah J. Maas. Batman is out of town, leaving Batwing to attempt to take over from his mentor. Selena Kyle, also known as Catwoman, enters Gotham City with a hid...

Cut Through The Noise: Troye Sivan & Charli XCX, Lil Wayne and Halsey (Oct. 12)

Cut Through The Noise: Troye Sivan & Charli XCX, Lil Wayne and Halsey (Oct. 12)

Isaac Wahl

October 12, 2018


Filed under City Entertainment, Cut Through The Noise Music Reviews

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.   1999 - Troye Sivan & Charli XCX ★★★...

‘Bloom’ promises bright future for Troye Sivan

‘Bloom’ promises bright future for Troye Sivan

Isaac Wahl

October 11, 2018


Filed under Reviews

Troye Sivan's sophomore studio album release “Bloom” left me wanting more and provided a good taste of how the young artist has evolved and progressed as a musician. “Bloom” has a very cohesive sound, which was commendable. Sivan executed a listing of songs that stay in one sound but still sou...

Sever’s is pure corny fun

Sever’s is pure corny fun

Claire Bargman

October 9, 2018


Filed under City Entertainment

Fall festival creator, Sever Peterson, has been expanding continuously and adding new activities for 21 continuous falls. The festival offers everything from zip lines to pig races with all kinds of fair food to fill you up.    Staff member Harsh Khavare said he loves the improvements and additions that...

Falafel restaurants impress, disappoint

Falafel restaurants impress, disappoint

Noah Orloff

October 9, 2018


Filed under City Entertainment, Showcase

Falafel is a fried Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dish that is typically put inside a pita. A traditional falafel ball is made out of chickpeas. The sandwich can be ordered with varying topping options, tahini and hummus being my go-tos. Tahini is a sauce made from ground sesame seeds and hummus is a sp...

Vali-Hi Drive-In Theater open for the season

Vali-Hi Drive-In Theater open for the season

Sofie Geretz

October 8, 2018


Filed under City Entertainment

With the popularity of consuming modern entertainment in different forms, junior Maggie Klein said she chose to go to the Vali-Hi Drive-In due to her friends and her interest in drive-in movie theaters. “My friends invited me to go (to the drive-in). It’s really cool and I’ve always wanted to ex...

‘The Nun’ twists religion against viewers

‘The Nun’ twists religion against viewers

Izzy Kanne

October 8, 2018


Filed under Reviews

With the recent addition to “The Conjuring” series, I was excited to see how “The Nun” would compare and complete previous plot holes of past movies. “The Nun” begins in what seems to be a dark or abandoned church and jumps straight into the disturbing plot. The film opens with two nuns ...

Nest concert sparks interest

Nest concert sparks interest

Dahlia Krebs

October 5, 2018


Filed under City Entertainment

According to SLP Nest student board member and senior Estelle Tronson, the upcoming Nest concert is a fun way to have students get to know the new coffee shop. “(The concert) is to get people familiar with the Nest, since I know a lot of people don’t really know much about it,” Tronson said. ...

Cut Through the Noise: Lil Wayne, Lady Gaga and Logic (Week of Oct. 5)

Cut Through the Noise: Lil Wayne, Lady Gaga and Logic (Week of Oct. 5)

Ben Sanford

October 5, 2018


Filed under Cut Through The Noise Music Reviews

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.   Let It Fly (feat. Travis Scott) - Lil Wayne ...

‘American Vandal’ goes beyond immature humor

‘American Vandal’ goes beyond immature humor

Abby Intveld

September 30, 2018


Filed under City Entertainment, Reviews

Leading up to the release of season two, I was nervous that “American Vandal” wouldn’t live up to the success of its first season. But within the first five minutes of the show, I knew I wouldn’t be disappointed. “American Vandal” season two follows the student detectives Sam Ecklund (...

‘Kamikaze’ fires shots

‘Kamikaze’ fires shots

Maddie Schutte

September 29, 2018


Filed under City Entertainment, Reviews

Eminem’s 10th and latest studio album “Kamikaze” is lost somewhere in between his original pump up sound with a powerful flow, and the latest electronic trap music style. Starting the record off with “The Ringer,” Eminem takes shots at current artists in the rap game and society. The tempo ...

Cut Through the Noise: Rita Ora, Alina Baraz and The Chainsmokers (Week of Sept. 28)

Cut Through the Noise: Rita Ora, Alina Baraz and The Chainsmokers (Week of Sept. 28)

Izzy Kanne

September 28, 2018


Filed under Cut Through The Noise Music Reviews

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.   Let You Love Me - Rita Ora ★★★☆☆ ...

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