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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....

Teen pride creates inclusive community for youth

Teen pride creates inclusive community for youth

Marta Hill, Maggie Klaers, and Kate Schneider

June 5, 2019

After attending Twin Cities Pride last year, junior Isaac Wahl said he found the courage to come out because of support he felt from the community. “For me personally, Pride is what made me come out as bisexual,” Wahl said. “I have always known that I was bisexual, b...

‘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 ★★★☆☆ ...

‘Knock Down The House’ empowers working class

‘Knock Down The House’ empowers working class

Maddie Schutte

May 9, 2019

Opening with a scene of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez getting ready before heading into her bartending shift, “Knock Down The House” immediately had me hooked on the journey she was about to take to be elected to Congress.   “Knock Down The House” highlights the progressive democratic campaigns of A...

Dogs day event enlivens owners, pets

Dogs day event enlivens owners, pets

Lucy zumBrunnen

May 8, 2019

I was curious in what going to “All About Dogs Day” would entail, excited to participate and meet all the dogs present at the event. In all honesty, it wasn’t exactly what I expected, there was a lot more to see and participate in. It was held April 27 at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Var...

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