Category: Arts

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Tattoo doc sails into Calgary

Hori Smoku Sailor Jerry The Uptown Theater Thursday Aug.19 8 p.m. RSVP By Kelsey Hipkin Back in the 1920s a young sailor by the name of Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins set up shop in Oahu,...

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Juliette Lewis rocks The Republik

Musician and actor genuine and down-to-earth By Gabrielle Domanski Upon entering The Republik on Thursday night, one couldn’t help but notice the surprisingly low turnout. It was soon brought to my attention however,  that...

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Folk Fest: St. Vincent wows the crowd

By Kelsey Hipkin If you haven’t read the books or seen the movies, the Twilight series features a family of beautiful vampires named the Cullen’s. Pale and beautiful with a lovely voice, St. Vincent...

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Outside the gates of Folk Fest

by Katie Turner While the music may be happening behind the fences of Calgary’s Folk Music Festival, there’s a different kind of party outside the gates. Friday afternoon saw hundreds of festival-goers waiting in...

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Folk Fest: Tune in to Axis of Conversation

From Rocky Ridge to Chaparral, Coral Springs to Cougar Ridge and all that’s in between, there’s at least one thing all Calgarians have in common: we all have to grow up eventually. For local...

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Time to get your Folk on

By Kelsey Hipkin It’s time to grab the blankets and the picnic basket and head to Prince’s Island Park for the 31st annual Calgary Folk Festival July 22-25. “There’s a little bit of something...

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OK Go goes for it at the Calgary Stampede

By Gabrielle Domanski The wet Calgary weather last Saturday didn’t manage to dissuade the eager OK Go fans from gathering early at the Stampede’s Coca-Cola Stage. The turnout probably could have been better but...

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Toboggan Peninsula rocks Hillhurst-Sunnyside

Hillhurst-Sunnyside Community Centre up and coming music venue By Kelsey Hipkin After the festivities that were Sled Island and before the hay bales and cowboy hats that is the Stampede, there was a slight...

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Sled Island 2010: A passion for music

Aislinn Grant Friday, July 2 Higher Ground 9 p.m. By Kelsey Hipkin Some musicians train for years at their craft, picking up an instrument and taking voice lessons from a very early age but...