Category: Arts

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Calgary’s Plaza Theatre celebrates 75 years

by Sheena Manabat In a relatively young city such as Calgary, The Plaza stands out as the city’s longest-running theatre. The cozy and charming Plaza was once a stable before becoming the one screen...

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Get rich or die grinding

by Sarah Kitteringham Careening down the highway while attempting to make a break for the Alberta border with police cars and a helicopter on your trail would be unnerv- ing for even the most...

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Hot new Panda

by Sarah Kitteringham The four members of Edmonton psych-pop-rock act Hot Panda are stuck in traffic between Toronto and Montreal. Despite this temporary setback, the quartet is in high spirits: the band is starting...

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Artist embraces world wide web

by Claire Miglionico Meet Randy Gibson, local freelance photography guru who shoots at pretty much anything that moves. He is the proud creator of multiple blogs that showcase his creative endeavors. He devotes a...

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War rugs evoke mystery

by Edward Osborne Here in the west, the feel of the times is reflected in a few forms of media. Our songs, our movies and our art often address the issues our culture is...

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Alberta Fashion Week in Review

by Toran Kumari, Jotyi Soroya, Bianca Dayrit September 26, 2010 Opening night kicked off with Ruby Ellen Johnson’s earth- inspired collection for Ruby Ellen Designs. Set to new age music with an interpretive dance down...

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KOOZA!

by Kevin Rushworth From the very moment the character of the Trickster — a devilishly impish individual — leapt from the jack-in-the- box to start the Cirque du Soleil festivities, the crowd’s electricity hummed...

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Welcome to the Cuckoo’s Nest

by Kevin Rushworth Dark, looming shadows played eerily upon sterilized white walls as the curtain rose on Theatre Calgary’s production of the celebrated play One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. The encompassing themes were set...

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Cut up that vintage tee!

by Claire Miglionico It was the simple yet perfect find that inspired Jenna Etcheverry to create in 2009 her ready to wear women’s line Madame Wolf: a wolf- printed vintage t-shirt spotted in Lethbridge’s...

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Local film gets experimental

by Jessica Melnychuk & Kaila Sept The Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) has made its way into town, and one local filmmaker has proven that someone entering the industry doesn’t need a huge budget...