Category: Arts

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Still crazy after all these years

Within Calgary’s current radio climate – where the chances of encountering the same song within one cross-city drive remains quite high, and the possibility of inane DJ banter is even higher – CJSW stands...

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Taking in art on a slim budget

For four weeks every January, the High Performance Rodeo ropes in dozens of international and local artists for a festival that caters to the eyes, ears and hearts of artistically-minded Calgarians. Nothing short of...

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Never too late to find a new subplot in life

It happens to a lot of us: having to stifle our creative sides in order to reap the rewards of the so-called “professional life,” our careers can get in the way of some of our...

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Sisters are doing it for themselves

After 10 years in the music industry, Canadian twins Tegan and Sara have performed all over the world, graced the pages of almost every music publication and, most recently, released their sixth album, Sainthood....

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Mythbusters: the family edition

Chances are, at least once in your life, you’ve raised your eyes skyward to ask, “Why am I the only normal one in my screwed-up family?” Turns out you’re not alone in questioning your...

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Through the Shadow World and back

Although Frodo Baggins’ quest to throw Sauron’s One Ring into Mount Doom was indeed a per­ilous journey, so too was mine. It was handed down to me, not by the Council of Elrond, but...