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Cut Through the Noise: Taylor Swift, Martin Garrix, The Chainsmokers (Week of May 3)

Cut Through the Noise: Taylor Swift, Martin Garrix, The Chainsmokers (Week of May 3)

Kate Schneider

May 5, 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. “ME!” 一 Taylor Swift (feat. Brendon Urie) ★...

‘Avengers: Endgame’ exceeds expectations

‘Avengers: Endgame’ exceeds expectations

Samantha Klepfer

May 1, 2019

The final installment in phase three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Avengers: Endgame,” centers around the group of superheroes — including fan favorites like Iron Man and Captain America — who managed to survive after the supervillain Thanos snaps half of all living things out of existe...

Cut Through the Noise: Lil’ Dicky, Cage the Elephant, Jade Bird (Week of April 26)

Cut Through the Noise: Lil’ Dicky, Cage the Elephant, Jade Bird (Week of April 26)

Evelyn Nelson

April 26, 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. "Earth" — Lil’ Dicky ★★★☆☆ W...

Beyoncé releases ‘Homecoming’

Beyoncé releases ‘Homecoming’

Emma Yarger

April 23, 2019

Lights up on Queen B. Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has now revolutionized her concert experience by making it more accessible to her fans. It came as a total surprise to the Beyhive — Beyoncé’s tried-and-true fanbase — when she announced the release of “Homecoming” both as a live album and...

Cut Through the Noise: Ellie Goulding, P!nk, Maisie Williams (Week of April 19)

Cut Through the Noise: Ellie Goulding, P!nk, Maisie Williams (Week of April 19)

Emma Leff

April 22, 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.   “Sixteen” — Ellie Goulding ★★☆☆...

“Nothing Happens” displays modern indie-rock

“Nothing Happens” displays modern indie-rock

David Bryant

April 22, 2019

After a shower of outstanding singles throughout 2017 and a 6-track EP in 2018, Los Angeles indie rock band Wallows pulls through with their debut album “Nothing Happens.” The initial publicity from the three-man band Wallows came from vocalist and guitarist Dylan Minnette, who held a lead role ...

Arboretum celebrates dogs

Arboretum celebrates dogs

Tenzin Gyaldatsang

April 22, 2019

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is holding All About Dogs Day on April, 27th. Find out a bit more information on the event.

‘Five Feet Apart’ explores struggles of cystic fibrosis

‘Five Feet Apart’ explores struggles of cystic fibrosis

Ben Sanford

April 17, 2019

Walking into the theater to watch “Five Feet Apart,” I expected it to be reminiscent of other teen romance movies of this generation. However, I was pleasantly surprised to find a realistic and vulnerable film about a disease I did not know much about, cystic fibrosis. “Five Feet Apart” follo...

‘Captain Marvel’ increasingly enjoyable

‘Captain Marvel’ increasingly enjoyable

Adin Zweigbaum

April 16, 2019

Adding a new character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Captain Marvel” creates a spectacular entertainment experience, as we follow Carol Danvers (Brie Larson). Similar to all other Marvel movies, “Captain Marvel” begins with the classic Marvel intro. However, this time the classic Marvel i...

Cut Through the Noise: Jonas Brothers, Sara Barelilles, Molly Turtle (Week of April 12)

Cut Through the Noise: Jonas Brothers, Sara Barelilles, Molly Turtle (Week of April 12)

Ben Sanford

April 16, 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.   “Cool” — Jonas Brothers ★★★☆☆...

Billie Eilish’s debut album explores moody pop sound

Billie Eilish’s debut album explores moody pop sound

Maddie Schutte

April 11, 2019

Billie Eilish’s debut album “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?” produces a refreshing take on alternative pop music and explores Eilish’s dark and complex mind. The album starts out with the track “bad guy,” which was an instant favorite for me. The song gradually builds intens...

Local pad thai flavors vary

Local pad thai flavors vary

Noah Orloff

April 9, 2019

I tasted vegetarian pad thai at five different local restaurants, reviewing the various components that make up a pad thai. The reviews below are not based off authenticity or traditionality — subjects that I am not qualified for — instead it is simply how much I enjoyed each dish. I acknowledge...

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