Category: Arts

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‘Saddledump’: Big acts avoid Cowtown

Why Calgary’s largest venue might be scaring away big-ticket acts, and what we can do about it Bigoa Machar Staff Writer   Hey, pop music fans. Let me ask you a question: What do...

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Oh, Canada: Calgary’s biggest art show ever

Spanning four venues and showcasing over 100 pieces, this show is the art lover’s dream Kari Pedersen Arts Editor   An exhibition so big that it spans four venues, the Oh, Canada exhibit is...

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50 Shades of… Consent?

A critical look at the movie that has everybody talking Kat Carrier Contributor   As someone who was unable to get past the first 100 pages of E.L. James’ Fifty Shades of Grey without...

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Why you shouldn’t dress well

The perfect way to set yourself up to not be successful Hayden Pattullo Contributor   How you dress every day is a conscious choice. You can choose what shirt to wear, you can choose...

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Lights, camera, Oscars!

Everything you need to know before the big show Bigoa Machar Staff Writer   I hope you have money for overpriced movie theatre popcorn ready, because the 2015 Academy Awards are happening! On Sunday,...

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Noise 101: Kip Moore brings country to Calgary

With songs about dirt roads, drinking and women, Kip Moore is a welcomed Georgia star Kari Pedersen Arts Editor   With a warm reception from Calgary country fans, Kip Moore made his return to...

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New public art space for downtown Calgary

Gallery 505 proves bigger doesn’t always mean better Sasha Semenoff Staff Writer   Another day, another newly minted public art venue for Calgary. Gallery 505, a space curated by the Calgary Allied Arts Foundation,...

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Spread love to those in need

Craft love notes for women in shelters at Feminist Open Mic night Feb. 5 Kari Pedersen Arts Editor   With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, the time of year to spread the love is upon...

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The Grammy Whammy

What to look for at this year’s Grammy awards Bigoa Machar Contributor   The music industry’s finest are getting ready to gather at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, at the 57th annual Grammy...