Category: Arts

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Sled Island’s parade strong as ever

One year after getting cancelled, the Fest isn’t backing down   Nathan Ross Staff Writer   While Sled Island didn’t live up to their slogan literally, they figuratively proved that “no one rains on...

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Prepping for fest season

A music lover’s guide to what summer has in store   Becca Paterson Arts Editor   Sled Island – June 18-22    Just seven years old and Sled Island has already made a name...

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On the right tracks

Locomotive Ghost plays Hub stage   Becca Paterson Arts Editor   One of The Hub’s new additions to their weekly programming this year was What’s On Stage? Wednesday, an event that saw the stage...

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A fest for the poet in you

The 11th annual Calgary Spoken Word Festival is running now   Becca Paterson Arts Editor   Started by prominent Calgary poet Sheri-D Wilson in 2003, the Calgary Spoken Word Festival is back, running April...

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Two lesbians make a family

Book by MRU instructor to be released this spring highlights changing 21st century family   Becca Paterson Arts Editor   Mount Royal University creative writing instructor Natalie Meisner is an award-winning playwright, poet and...

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Musical performance strikes note on sustainability

Alan AtKisson mixes science and songwriting to give unforgettable performance   Dayla Brown Staff Writer   Alan AtKisson lit up the room with his artistic performance, Sustainability is for Everyone: The Musical. Using music,...

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Calgary talent takes the stage

From Birch to Yew showcases their talent at The Hub   Becca Paterson Arts Editor   After the Students’ Association of Mount Royal University (SAMRU) released the results of the election at The Hub...

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Noise 101: CD Reviews from Mar. 20

Hunger Hush   Regards   Self-Released   Score: B+     Regards, Calgary indie crooners Hunger Hush’s first record, is a nine-song album of longing that plays itself out like a 90s teen movie....