Category: Arts

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Folk Fest: Pacifika drinks in voyage

You can’t help but think of the ocean when you hear of the band Pacifika. When you see pictures of the three band members, Silvana Kane, Adam Popowitz and Toby Peter, they all seem...

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Summer movies keep on rolling

In the spring we published the first half of our summer movie preview. Now that the Autobots have beat on the Decepticons in Transformers II: Revenge of the Fallen and Christopher Pike and Co....

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Artist from Down Under doesn’t disappoint

With high expectations to meet, Xavier Rudd did not disappoint during his July 5 performance at the Southern Jubilee Auditorium. While the relaxed feel of the show was the same as the previous two...

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Marching to beat of his own didgeridoo

It’s only hours before he takes the stage in Houston, TX, to kick off the North American leg of his Dark Shades of Blue tour, and a soft-spoken Xavier Rudd sits in his hotel...

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Destination: Sled Island

With more than 250 bands playing in over 30 venues across Calgary over the course of four nights, Sled Island ’09 looks poised to build on the success it has established in its first...

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Angels and Demons good, but not quite heavenly

In a laboratory in Switzerland, scientists have discovered antimatter, a spec of energy that could power an entire city for a day. What would happen if something with that much energy was taken by...

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The Hangover creates lasting memories

“People do stupid shit when they are fucked up.” This discernible fact of life from none other than boxing legend Mike Tyson forms the basis for two hours of the funniest comedy to likely...

Tyson documentary pulls no punches

No matter what you think of him, Mike Tyson has cut a tremendous swath across the public consciousness. He was the youngest heavyweight champion ever, he was convicted of rape and he twice bit...

Eminem’s Relapse feels redundant

Eminem Relapse Aftermath, Interscope, Shady, Web 2.5/5 stars Alright we get it, rehab is a joke. That’s the message pounded into your head over and over again during Relapse, the first album from controversial...