Category: Arts

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Coming Attractions

The summer blockbuster. It’s become a staple of the film calendar ever since Steven Spielberg unleashed Jaws on unsuspecting audiences way back in 1975. Since then, the four months between May and August have...

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Building up the scene

One of the many constants in life is the proliferation of haters in every city. It doesn’t seem to matter where you live, there’s going to be people who blame the city for everything...

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Life on the fringe

Every city has a nitty-gritty underbelly, including our very own conservative Calgary. Infiltrating Inglewood, Calgary’s original downtown core, is the annual dose of the odd and unexpected on stage, known as the Fringe Festival....

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Summer heats up at Sled Island

In only two years, Sled Island has firmly established itself as Calgary’s coolest summer festival, a mini version of Texas’s South by Southwest festival that balances music, art, and film from both local and...

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Cowtown’s hottest summer festivals

Afrikadey! 2009 Aug. 2-8 You hope that it’s a safe bet to schedule a week long, primarily outdoors festival at the beginning of August in the city of Calgary, but it can be a...

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Humanity takes flight on MRC stage

Purchase tickets here A philanthropist, wanting to strongly believe that what he’s doing is right, gives a homeless man in Victoria the coat off his back. The homeless man is then mugged and killed....

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Rush is on

Nothing beats a cheap laugh, but what about a cheap ticket?  The Calgary Improv Brier kicked off March 13 with an evening filled with crazy people and gut wrenching skits, but getting to enjoy...

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Mashing-up copyright

A suburban teenage girl, a San Francisco DJ and a single mother living in Minnesota may come from different walks of life, but they all hold something in common. All were broadsided by charges...