Category Archives: Art and Culture

IPR Students Observe Obscene Optimism: Jeremy Messersmith’s Microtour

On a sunny but cool Monday morning in April, IPR’s Speech Communications class gathered at Powderhorn Park in South Minneapolis to participate in local indie musician Jeremy Messersmith’s kick off of his Obscenely Optimistic micro-tour, promoting his latest album of the same name.  Observing artists in the wild is one way we at IPR treat
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From the Desk of Tina Halfmann, Librarian

Book Review: Born to Run, by Bruce Springsteen Tina Halfmann has been the campus librarian for more than ten years at the only library in Minnesota where quiet is not allowed. She was in a new wave/punk band in college, toured with a band from Canada and helped promote bands at dingy clubs around Madison, Wisconsin
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IPR Holds Pokémon Go Drawing for Students

If you’re noticing students walking around campus looking at the world through their phones, it’s probably because they are busy playing the incredibly popular game Pokémon Go. The game uses location-based augmented reality to place virtual Pokémon in public places. Players use their phones to locate the virtual creatures, then capture and train them for
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IPR Supports Emerging Filmmaker with PR

It took five minutes for DVMP program chair and EDU Film Festival Director Trey Wodele to realize that he was watching something special. He was reviewing a late entry for the EDU Film Festival, a Minnesota festival dedicated to young filmmakers. The short documentary titled JERRAD, chronicled the days leading up to its subject’s decision
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The World of Hip-Hop, With Kevin Beacham of Rhymesayers

Kevin Beacham recalls making plenty of phone calls. Most weren’t returned. But his mindset was to keep trying, keep pushing forward, keep working toward his goals. A project manager for indie record label Rhymesayers, Beacham talked about his story and how he got to where he is during IPR’s Jan. 27 Inside Tracks. Inside Tracks
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Another "Show Up to Show Off" Success

By Roslyn Heinemann, music and entertainment business program student Going on its second quarter in a row, the Student Advisory Board’s (SAB) Show Up to Show Off Showcase was a huge success! Created to give students the chance let loose and show off their skills on stage, this time around the event held a deeper
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Get the Inside Track on Success

Ever wonder how successful people in the music and entertainment business got so big? Why some careers take off, and others don’t? Wonder no more — come hear the answers straight from the professionals themselves. Every quarter, IPR offers Inside Tracks, a free lecture and performance series for students about making it in the media arts
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