Category: Arts

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Hi-ho, it’s the Muppets!

The quirky crew entertaining generations comes back and doesn’t disappoint   Aaron Chatha Staff Muppet   It’s sensational, it’s inspirational and celebrational. In fact — and stop me if you’ve heard this before —...

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Avoid typical gift giving this holiday

Plenty of alternative ideas to the same old Christmas song and dance   Vanessa Conley Staff Writer   So it’s here again, that joyful time of year where you’re forced to find the perfect...

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead delights

School players bring Hamlet characters to life in new light   Holly Triebwasser Contributor   I knew what I was getting myself into before the play even started. My friend did not. I vaguely...

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David Lynch explores music

Crazy Clown Time brings no surprises for fans of director’s unorthodox film-making style   Vinciane de Pape Staff Writer   If you think director David Lynch’s films are weird then you won’t be surprised...

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Noise 101: CD Reviews for Dec. 1

Ben Harper Give Till It’s Gone Virgin Records I’m not going to lie. I hated this album at first. I couldn’t understand what it was about or why someone would record such silly songs....

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Madcowboys grow up

Calgary band stays together despite various hurdles   Vanessa Conley Staff Writer   After years of partying, touring and promoting albums, Calgary’s Madcowboys are turning down the craziness.   Health problems, an upcoming wedding...

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Noise 101: CD Reviews for Nov. 17

 Miranda Lambert Four the Record Sony Nashville/RCA In her aptly named fourth record, Miranda Lambert takes her music to a new, yet powerful level. Coming off the success of her third album, Revolution and...

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Theatre department prepares to dazzle

Students run the gamut in productions this semester   Nathan Ross Staff Writer   Mount Royal University’s theatre students have been playing hard and working harder to bring about a series of upcoming plays....

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A taste of the Hub

Hub food Table service for The Hub finally debuted in the last week of October to a curious student body. A shiny set of salt-and-pepper shakers on each table heralded the new service status,...

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Page-turner will keep you up far past Twilight

Sex, violence, depravity and new-found hope abound in ‘werewolf lit’ gem   Vinciane de Pape Contributor   Full disclosure: I hate the Twilight saga.   I haven’t followed the recent string of vampire or...