GOP Debate Extravanganza

This week’s edition covers stories from August 24th to August 30th, 2023. Today’s issue is 1000 words, a 7.5-minute read. Isabella and Mateo talk 2024 GOP Primary Debate antics, the Uber/Lyft wage proposal and updates, and NewPrensa’s classic State Fair picks. Good morning readers,  We have arrived at the end of August and it’s officially State Fair season. If you haven’t stopped by, you […]

Celebrating Twin Cities’ Music Makers & Shakers

This week’s edition covers stories from August 17th to August 23rd, 2023. Today’s issue is 900 words, an 7-minute read. Isabella and Mateo talk Latiné DJ Cristian Baca and Minnesota’s Water Wave TV Buenos dias readers,  We’d like to introduce you to a new NewPrensa writer, Mateo Peralta. He’s our Communications intern at NewPublica and a recent UW-Madison grad, glad to be […]

Rhythms of Resilience: Dj Baca’s Quest through Twin Cities’ Sonic Landscape

Sold Out First Avenue Headline Show 📸 Cristian Baca by Isabella Silva-Biotti Nestled in the heart of the Twin Cities, where the Mississippi River weaves through a diverse landscape, an extraordinary urban symphony unfolds beneath the vibrant glow of neon lights. Meet Cristian Baca, a Mexican-American DJ whose presence resonates through the dynamic Minneapolis music […]

Punk Tragedy, Trump Indicted, & Climate Win

This week’s edition covers stories from August 4th to August 16th, 2023. Today’s issue is 1000 words, an 8-minute read. Isabella and Ebe talk Trump and the Georgia indictment and the Nudieland tragedy in Minneapolis last Friday.  Buenos dias readers,  Isabella here. We’re halfway through August. While some are sad that the Summer is coming to an end, others are hyped about the Fall. Nevertheless, […]

Helene’s Farewell and Cannabis Legalization in Minnesota!

This week’s edition covers stories from July 27th to August 2nd, 2023. Today’s issue is 725 words, a 5.5-minute read. Isabella and Helene talk legal Cannabis in Minnesota, pop-culture updates, and passing of Ricky Cobb II from police incident.  Good morning, readers! Helene here. First, an update for all of you: this will be our last edition of NewPrensa together. I’m leaving NewPublica […]

Barbenheimer Release & Unhoused Health Risks in Minnesota

This week’s edition covers stories from July 20th to July 26th, 2023. Today’s issue is 850 words, a 6.5-minute read. Isabella and Helene talk Barbenheimer release and the health risk our unhoused population is facing in Minnesota Good morning Barbies, Kens, and Allans,  Isabella here. Since the last time you read us, the ‘Barbenheimer’ rage made $235.5 million in its first weekend. India in […]

Diversifying Minnesota’s Stages and Books

This week’s edition covers stories from July 13th to July 19th, 2023. Today’s issue is 500 words, a 4-minute read. Isabella and Helene talk the newest show at Minneapolis’s Open Eye Theater and a conversation with”Pelo Bueno” author Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro Good morning, readers. Helene here! I’ve followed the work of the Open Eye theater for a while, but they are one […]

The DOJ reports on MPD

This week’s edition covers stories from June 15th to June 21st, 2023. Today’s issue is 752 words, a 5.8–minute read. In today’s edition: Isabella and Helene talk the DOJ report on MPD and a linguistics phenomena!  Good morning, readers! Helene here. It’s officially summer now, and there’s no shortage of activity in the Twin Cities these days. This past Monday, June 19th, was Juneteenth. […]

Building Community, Embracing Heritage 🌎

This week’s edition covers stories from June 1st to June 7th, 2023. Today’s issue is 870 words, a 6.7–minute read. In today’s edition, Isabella and Helene talk community building, Serpentina Arts,and Immigrant Heritage Month.  Good morning, readers! Helene here. I was trying out my novice hand at the grill with a good friend the other night and was feeling all the normal blessings […]

It’s Officially Our Favorite Month of the Year

This week’s edition covers stories from May 25th to May31st, 2023. Today’s issue is 787 words, a 6.1–minute read. In today’s edition, Isabella and Helene talk PRIDE month, Minnesota legalizes and decriminalizes Marijuana, and the Making Vinyl Conference.  Buongiorno tutti, I don’t know about you but it sure does feel good to (almost) be in Summer. It’s hot, it’s sunny, and all […]