Category: Arts

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Noise 101: CD Reviews for Sept. 11

Watsky   All You Can Do   Steel Wool Records   Score: A+   Poet-turned-rapper and San Francisco native, George Watsky, follows-up his 2013 Cardboard Castles with All You Can Do, which is without...

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Noise 101: CD Reviews for Sept. 4

Bahamas   Bahamas is Afie   Barchords   Score: A+   Bahamas, Canadian Afie Jurvanen’s folk-rock outfit, is untouchable in its third album, the beautiful Bahamas Is Afie. Jurvanen plays most of the parts...

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High Hopes

Brentwood stabbing victims’ former bandmates to host a memorial benefit concert Kari Pedersen Arts Editor   As a community, Calgary was shaken to its core this past April when five young people were killed...

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Said the Whale to headline U Fest

Summer vibes still alive: a music fest right on campus Kaity Brown Publishing Editor   Vancouver rockers Said the Whale will headline U Fest 2014 on Sept. 11. They return to Calgary on Nov....

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Q & Arts: Sam Weber

On the Road Again with Sam Weber: young musician hits Calgary on Sept. 6   Kaity Brown Publishing Editor   This issue’s Q & Arts is focused on Sam Weber, B.C. based singer-songwriter who...

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X-Fest rocks Calgary

Annual fest makes for a fun experience in the sun Kyle Pura Staff Writer Cheering, applause, laughter and a lot of singing along to favorite songs were the sounds roaring at this year’s X...

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Beakerhead makes science cool again

Engineering and arts collide this month at Beakerhead 2014 Kaity Brown Publishing Editor Get ingenious and break stereotypes. Beakerhead is back, and it’s still making science cool. The week of fun and fascinating events...

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A Full Fest Experience

Calgary’s Folk Fest is more than just music Becca Paterson, Features Editor   Described in 2006 by the Globe and Mail as one of the “Seven Musical Wonders of the World,” anyone who has...

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Stop, Drop, and Sex Pop

Former Calgarian brings unique feel-good tunes to Sled Island again   Nathan Ross Staff Writer   I met up with Mark Mills for the first time on the Wednesday night of Sled Island, and...

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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...