Design senior uses gif-obsession and Twitter wit to find personal and professional success
In his minimalistic, plant-ridden, bedroom of the Ikea display room nature, Joey Mueller set up a multi-compartmental, luxurious cage for his new pet chinchilla, Adobe—named after the company who developed of Adobe Photoshop and other design-oriented programs. While Mueller was undoubtedly excited […]
Small theater companies are making the Twin Cities world-renowned
The average theater-going enthusiast considers New York City’s Theater District the “it” place for theatrical productions. A common assumption in the U.S. is that New York City is the number one place to see the best of the theater world, but that it comes with a […]
Catching up with the rising R&B princess on the heels of her third record and two sold-out nights at First Ave
The U of M’s very own sweetheart Caroline Smith recently teamed up with Minneapolis’ beloved Lizzo to record a brand new single and play two sold-out shows at First Avenue. We talked to the […]
Why the Minnesota Vikings quarterback carousel continues to spin in 2014
The Vikings are bad. Anyone who lives in Minnesota, knows anything about the NFL, or has turned on a Sunday matinée game can see it. It’s a weekly cycle, the fans get excited only to be let down by another last second, heartbreaking play […]
An all-natural bee raising/honey making movement taken to the next level
It’s a sunny mild fall day in Minneapolis. The leaves are changing, the air is crisp, everything seems normal. That’s when a black and yellow painted bike peddled heartily by a woman wearing a helmet with antennas on it flashes down the road.
A primitive look at Minnesota’s governor elections
Every four years, the U.S. holds the momentous event of choosing our next president. However, in the off years, people forget about those offices that can be equally as important: governors.
Thinking back to our high school social studies classes, we know that the federal government has a […]
Scandinavian electropop badass reflects on her second national tour this year, talks her second album, and shares her thoughts on how fucked-up youth is today
Danish singer MØ, born Karen Marie Ørsted, is a rising force in the electronic pop scene and a SXSW fan favorite. NME called her style “electro music with guts.” She […]
Singer-songwriter and trapeze artist debuts “gypsy-pop” record this month
Neon Hitch is an upcoming singer-songwriter under the self-titled genre “Gypsy-Pop.” This genre is inspired by her heritage and upbringing as a trapeze artist in her Gypsy family’s traveling circus. Although she hails from Britain, her sound is Bollywood meets jazz, with ethnic undertones and energetic […]
Freshness from Northeast to Lake Street
Believe it or not, Minneapolis has 27 farmers markets. We’ve done cinnamon rolls; we’ve done pizza. It’s time The Wake sampled something a little less fattening. We did, thankfully, still find fattening things at several farmers markets.
Skip the trip to Cub Foods this week and get your produce […]
Rock Legend Keith Richards Writes Loving Memoir in “Gus and Me”
Looking back at childhood memories, there are instances and people who shape our future. “Every time I walk onstage, every time I write a song, every time I reach for a guitar and play a few dinka-plinks for my own grandchildren, I say to […]