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‘The Boy and the Heron’ inspires

John Hunter December 10, 2023

Studio Ghibli is an animation studio based out of Tokyo, Japan. Responsible for movies such as “Spirited Away” and “My Neighbor Totoro,” Studio Ghibli has become internationally recognized for...

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Dove Cameron drops a dramatic album

Lucia Versalles December 9, 2023

Dove Cameron released her new, highly anticipated pop album titled “Alchemical: Volume 1” on Dec. 1. Other musical activity from Cameron recently includes a single called “We Go Down together,”...

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Barbz are entering Gag City

Miles Johnson December 9, 2023

Nicki Minaj was not kidding when she said she'd take her Barbz to Gag City. Minaj’s fifth studio album, “Pink Friday 2,” forever changed the female rap game. Fans were initially disappointed with...

Anti-soviet radio station ads displayed in gallery two of the Walker Art Center Dec. 6. The radio was one of the only ways for people in the Eastern Bloc to keep up with the news in the west.

The Walker Art Center’s new exhibit is worth a visit

Georgia Hughes December 8, 2023

Located in Minneapolis, the Walker Art Center has a new exhibit called “Multiple Realities: Experimental Art In the Eastern Bloc.” The exhibit is a variety of different art from six of the countries...

The European Christmas market located at the Union Depot in St. Paul offers a wide variety of European holiday foods, live music and 70 different vendors selling a wide array of holiday goods. They are open every weekend from Nov. 24 to Dec. 17.

Holiday fun at Park

Annika Koch December 6, 2023

Minnesota is the perfect place for fun and inexpensive holiday activities. It can be difficult to find things to do in the wintertime in Minnesota, but there are so many great options, especially over...

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‘Renaissance’ brought back by Beyoncé

Zara Fakier December 5, 2023

Singer and mother Beyoncé just recently finished a world tour for her album “Renaissance.” She visited all around the world to perform for millions of people, and on Dec. 1, released a documentary...

Best of the year in entertainment

Best of the year in entertainment

Ryan Steinberg, Staffer December 4, 2023

2023 has been an incredibly influential year in all aspects of entertainment — cinema, TV and celebrity drama. This year will surely be remembered for being one of the most important in the advancement...

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Spotify Wrapped: a year in review

Tyler Eoff December 4, 2023

Spotify Wrapped is a unique thing that Spotify comes out with at the end of every year, usually around the end of November. It uses your listening history to showcase all of your favorite genres of music,...

A large astronaut at the Science Museum of Minnesota received lots of attention from younger visitors on Nov. 22. The attraction offers a unique interactive experience for all ages.

T-minus to take off

Alan Gardner December 3, 2023

In 1907, the Science Museum of Minnesota was built in downtown St. Paul right on the banks of the Mississippi river. The museum was built with an effort to strike people's curiosity on topics like history,...

Smiley snowman at the Arboretum Light show Nov. 26. This snowman is located near a log cabin where you can purchase the ingredients to make s’mores at one of their fire pits.

Lighting up the gardens

Emma Egan December 2, 2023

Tis the season for holiday fun, and one way to celebrate this year is by visiting the winter light show at the Arboretum Gardens. Every year, they hold a light show from Nov. 16 to Dec. 31, where you...

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‘Good Burger 2’ a disappointing sequel

Fisher Christopher November 29, 2023

“Good Burger 2” was released Nov. 22,“Good Burger 2” follows the journey of Dexter and Ed as they find themselves facing a new challenge at their beloved Good Burger restaurant. When a rival fast...

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Cut Through the Noise: Kali Uchis and Karol G, Zara Larsson, Tom Rosenthal

Sarah Peterson November 29, 2023

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 of writer, reviewing recent...

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