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What to watch quiz

Fair use from Netflix. There is a variety of movies out there for you to see and if you take this quiz, it could help you find what film you should watch.

Maria Perez Barriga

April 23, 2020

With the rise of social distancing, many people are finding themselves with extra time on their hands. This quiz can help you find a movie to watch to fill your time. There are a variety of movies that you could end up with that ranges from comedy to action. Loading...(function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){var ql...

Cut Through The Noise: The Weeknd, Justin Bieber ft. Post Malone & Clever, A Boogie Wit da Hoodie

Illustration by Isaac Wert

Tenzin Gyaldatsang

February 27, 2020

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.   ‘After Hours’ – The Weeknd ★★...

Theater program offers student discount

Fair use from Hennepin Theatre Trust: The musical Hamilton came to the Orpheum in the summer of 2019. As one of the Hennepin Theatre Trust theaters in Minneapolis, the Orpheum has a student and educator rush program for some of their shows.

Samantha Klepfer

January 31, 2020

Senior Maddie Lind said the Hennepin Theatre Trust’s student and educator rush program does a great job of administering lower prices, making tickets to shows more accessible to students. “It was super cheap for incredible seats at this Disney show and it was kind of magical,” Lind said.  ...

Disney+ sparks controversy

Art by Emmy Pearson

Anna Benishek

November 19, 2019

According to cinema teacher Andrew Carlson, he already ordered Disney+ and hasn’t cancelled other streaming apps. Currently, he’s paying for four services.  “I have already pre-ordered it and I'm waiting for it to start Nov. 12,” Carlson said. “I did purchase it and have not cancelled ...

A successful sequel to ‘Black-ish’

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Tamar Gewirtz

October 11, 2019

In a spinoff of hit television show “Black-ish,” the new TV series “Mixed-ish” tells the story of Rainbow “Bow” Johnson (Arica Himmel) growing up in a mixed-race family. It tells her story in a way that is both satirical and touching to viewers.  The show begins with Bow telling her childre...

Lil Wayne’s going home album

Fair use from Young Money Entertainment

Tenzin Gyaldatsang

October 31, 2018

In Lil Wayne's newest album “Tha Carter V”, Wayne once again hits the world with amazing beats and lyrics offering memorable features that include, but are not limited to, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar and XXXTentacion. Releasing "Tha Carter V" went through numerous potholes on the path of its release....

Mental Health exhibit educates in a new way

In this display, two people are suppose to make different faces through the holes while a third person guesses what emotions they are making. The display is part of the Mind Matters: Mental Health Exhibit at the Science Museum, open until Jan. 6, 2019.

Tamar Gewirtz

October 15, 2018

Affecting over 450 million people worldwide (Minnesota Science Museum), mental illness is an ongoing struggle experienced by many. Few, however, have been successful in their attempts to discover fun and effective ways to educate others about this topic.   The Minnesota Science Museum, attended by...

Novel brings new antihero to life

Fair use from Random House Books

Samantha Klepfer

October 13, 2018

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...

Rappers in Park dream big

Junior Aiden Henry records in his personal studio for his next album.

Emma Yarger

April 18, 2018

[one-third-first] Bekele focuses on inspiring listeners Sophomore Nebyu Bekele said he wakes up every morning thinking about winning a Grammy someday. “(Rapping) is my passion. I mean (winning a grammy) is unrealistic right now, but that is my dream,” Bekele said. “I think music is something I’m goin...

‘Staying at Tamara’s’ espouses highest form of positivism

George Ezra's newest album

Eli Curran-Moore

April 4, 2018

Already topping the charts at number one in the UK, British singer-songwriter George Ezra’s new album “Staying at Tamara’s” is inspired by Ezra’s world voyages, titled from his recent stay at an Airbnb in Barcelona owned by said Tamara. It's no surprise then the 11 track album is described by the a...

‘Black Panther’ delivers satisfactory entertainment

Used with fair use from Disney Movies

February 26, 2018

“Black Panther,” Marvel's newest superhero installment, provides a captivating story along with compelling characters and themes. The film follows the Marvel comic superhero Black Panther, aka King T’Challa, as he returns to his home country and kingdom of Wakanda to combat the sins of his ances...

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