Category: Arts

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Spooky Music

The Reflector gives you the top three album choices for your Halloween soundtrack   Omar Omar Staff Writer   It’s that time of year again. Pumpkins are out and diabetes levels are on the...

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One month, 50,000 words

National Novel Writing Month kicks off Nov. 1   Becca Paterson Arts Editor   For a lot of students, the only significance of the first day of November is the sudden realization that the...

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Noise 101: CD Reviews for Oct. 24

Lorde Pure Heroine Universal Music Group Score: A     Sixteen -year-old New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde’s debut albums, Pure Heroine, was released in Canada in late September. Lorde manages to address some mature themes...

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The End of the Manifesto

Streetlight Manifesto electrified The Republik in semi-farewell tour   Ian Ridewood Contributor   On Oct. 17, Streetlight Manifesto, a long-standing seven-member ska group, put on an explosive show at The Republik.   The band...

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Feminists, fairies and fooling around

WordFest’s Out. Loud. Live. kept audience laughing all night long   Leah Fink Staff Writer   “You are witness to an experiment. This is theatre in the raw, reading in the raw.”   These...

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All that jazz (is gone)

Yet another lost arts program at MRU   Becca Paterson Arts Editor   With the news still weighing heavy over the loss of various arts programs, it can be easy to simply chalk up...

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Noise 101: CD Reviews for Oct. 10

Rae Spoon My Prairie Home Saved by Music Score: A+   Born and raised in Alberta, singer/songwriter/author Rae Spoon has a unique story to tell about growing up as a queer person in a...

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A jazzy start to the weekend

Friday Afternoon Jazz continues at the Hub   Becca Paterson Arts Editor   Things were swinging at The Hub on Oct. 4, as students from the Jazz Performance Credit program at Mount Royal took...

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Literary Festivus for the rest of us

WordFest is back, bringing some of the world’s best writers to Calgary   Melissa Kerr Contributor   Every October, WordFest attracts renowned writers and eager readers alike to a seven-day festival celebrating literature. With...

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Best of the west

Despite a lacking audience, the festival was still a success   Levi Severtson Contributor   On Oct. 4 and 5, Calgary played host to some of Western Canada’s greatest musical talent for Breakout West...