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An ancient Chinese mirror is shown in the exhibit “Eternal Offerings: Chinese Ritual Bronzes” at the Minneapolis Institute of Art April 30. The exhibit combines ancient Chinese ritual objects with modern multimedia.

‘Eternal Offerings’ exhibit has much to offer

Dahlia Herman May 19, 2023

  At the Minneapolis Institute of Art a spectacular exhibit has been turning heads globally. Touring from March 4–May 21, “Eternal Offerings: Chinese Ritual Bronzes” is an immersive experience...

The jasmine milk tea from Song Tea and Poke. The drink has a bland, but enjoyable taste that fits the vibe of the cafe

Song Tea Boba adds to West End

Serena Bovee December 18, 2022

Song Tea Boba opened in Saint Louis Park. They serve a variety of drinks, from slushies all the way to cheese tea. Alongside the beverages they also serve poke bowls to satisfy their customers hunger....

Food is served in a cup on minimalistic and modern table. Urban Work recently opened at the West End.

Urban Wok is the new talk of the town

Crystal Diaz October 12, 2022

I spent a tasty twenty dollars at Urban Wok near the west End. Getting there was a struggle as it was  quite a hidden restaurant. Once we got there though, everything went smoothly. I immediately noticed...

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Tragic death of drumming sensation depresses many

Modesty Manion April 29, 2022

World-renowned drummer Taylor Hawkins of the rock band Foo Fighters died March 25 of a drug overdose.  Foo Fighters were formed in Seattle, Washington in 1994 by former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl,...

La Bodega Taco Bar on Jan. 4. The Taco Bar recently opened on Minnetonka boulevard.

La Bodega Taco Bar offers authentic meals

Elena Ortiz-Fishman January 7, 2022

La Bodega Taco Bar can only be described as small, yet delicious.  Newly opened, the store set up shop right down the street from where I live. Being so close and accessible, I couldn’t wait to try...

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‘Jacob Lawrence: The American Struggle’ proves worthwhile

Elena Ortiz-Fishman March 1, 2021

Displayed digitally, Jacob Lawrence's depiction of American history was all-encompassing. By the end of the virtual tour, the point he was trying to make was clear. By reiterating the same sentiment...

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‘Locked Down’ reflects society accurately

Ben Sanford January 28, 2021

Amidst the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, it is inevitable for quarantine-related movies and TV shows to become produced for the next decade. That being said, “Locked Down” is the first of the bunch...

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Virtual exhibitions prove insightful, engaging

Ben Sanford January 27, 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the arts have taken some of the biggest hits financially. With live theater put on complete hold and museums and art centers being empty for months, it's clear COVID-19’s...

Joseph Maldonado-Passage, also known as Joe Exotic, poses with one of many tigers he owned. Maldonado-Passage is the main subject of the Netflix series Tiger King.

Top three docuseries on Netflix

Izzy Kanne, Broadcast editor May 6, 2020

As time at home drags on, an obvious solution to boredom is Netflix. I’ve found myself looking for more informational pieces lately in hopes of merging education and entertainment. A streaming platform...

This ice castle luminary was located in the Icecropolis display on Lake of the Isles. The Luminary Loppet was hosted as a part of the 2020 City of Lakes Loppet Winter Festival Feb. 1.

Luminary Loppet illuminates city

Sofia Seewald February 4, 2020

Lake of the Isles was an illuminated scene Feb. 1. Fire throwers, giant glowing penguins and polar bear figures, bustling hot chocolate stands and an ice band were all featured at the 2020 Luminary Loppet.  The...

2018 St. Paul Winter Carnival Prime Minister Christine Quandt speaks during the opening ceremony of the carnival Jan. 23. After the ceremony, people gathered in the Baileys Warming House.

St. Paul Winter Carnival celebrates tradition

Noah Orloff January 28, 2020

While reflecting on the importance of the St. Paul Winter Carnival, St. Paul Festival and Heritage Foundation event coordinator Alyssa Klahsem said the St. Paul Winter Carnival creates unity.  “It’s...

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train made its way to St. Louis Park for the third year in a row 6 p.m. Dec. 12. The train stopped right outside of STEP, south of Lake Street, so people could bring in money and food donations while enjoying music at the event.

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train returns

Sofia Seewald December 12, 2019

While the Dec. 11 temperature dropped below zero, hundreds of people in the St. Louis Park community still gathered for an evening of free hot chocolate, music and holiday lights at the Canadian Pacific...

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