Category: Arts

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Songstress shows Swagger

Ask Lucie Idlout to classify her music and without a moment’s hesitation she’ll tell you it’s rock. Idlout’s (pronounced Id-lowt) second album Swagger was released Feb. 10 to positive reviews. Compared to her first...

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Local dancers make waves on canvas

It was somewhat of a surreal scene, stepping into Art Central on Feb. 27. The space wasn’t completely transformed. The lights were dimmed and the storefronts closed. People lined the staircase and one side...

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Were we right?

Was our self proclaimed movie critic correct? Did he predict who would be taking that little golden man home? Quick recap of the Oscar awards that matter (sorry to all the art directors out...

Review: Where’s your five hole?

Last night, my wonderful colleague and deskmate at the Reflector, Kelsey and I went to see a play. This play, on for one night only at the Jack Singer Concert Hall, is called Five...

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Oscar’s year of the Joker

It’s pretty safe to say, even before all the rewards are handed out and the speeches given, that the 81st Annual Academy Awards will be remembered as the year movie fans are either satisfied,...

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Five-hole action

You are bound to be entertained when you get to see a play that blends the rough and sweaty world of hockey with, well, the rough and sweaty world of sex. Ladies and gentlemen...

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The power of Doubt

It’s 1964 in the New York Bronx, a time of controversy, a time of eminent change. With the assassination of an archetypal American president only a year prior, and with the emerging civil rights...

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Holy Toledo

One afternoon a couple of years ago, Calgary bassist and composer Rubim de Toledo was in his studio writing music for an upcoming show with Decidedly Jazz Danceworks. From his apartment overlooking the Elbow...