Category: Arts

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Noise 101: CD Reviews for Oct 23

Coyote Proof of Life Fountain Pop Records Score: B   This is an overall pretty cool, pop/rock music album with a heavy keyboard presence with an ‘80s feel. If I had to connect it...

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Alberta’s film industry is seeing stars

More Hollywood movies expected to film in Alberta following opening of new studio Zana El-Youssef Staff Writer   Home to the sets of many famous Hollywood movies, Alberta is the leading location in Canada...

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Book battles

Literary Death Match returns to Calgary as a part of Wordfest’s word festivities Becca Paterson Features Editor   Literary Death Match, hosted by co-creator Adrian Todd Zuniga, pits four notable and distinguished authors against...

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Sculptural showcase

Local gallery presents new works by notable Canadian artists Sasha Semenoff Contributor   The latest exhibition filling the space of the Trépanier Baer gallery is quite simply titled “Sculpture”. It is a decidedly telling...

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Noise 101: CD Reviews for Oct 9

Leonard Cohen Popular Problems Columbia Score: A   On Sept. 21, Leonard Cohen turned 80 years old and released a new CD.   Popular Problems is the perfect title for Cohen’s latest release. He...

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Alberta bands given a chance to shine

Peak Performance Project challenges local music hopefuls Claire Bourgeois Contributor   For the first time, The Peak Performance Project, a $4.9 million-dollar competition in which 12 artists compete for $100,000, has branched out from...

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Literary junkies, unite!

19th annual Wordfest full of events to get brains working and pens moving Kari Pedersen Arts Editor   This month, the 19th annual Wordfest will take over the Calgary literary scene once again. From...

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Noise 101: CD Reviews for Sept. 24

Slow Leaves   Beauty Is So Common   Slow Leaves   Score: A   Beauty is so Common marks the greatest album thus far for Winnipeg country-tinged folk singer Grant Davidson.   The collaboration...