Tagged: festival

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Sled Island 2010: Sledding on Canada Day

By Kelsey Hipkin While Canada was celebrating it’s 143 birthday yesterday I was checking out the sights and sounds of my very first Sled Island Festival. I’d heard about Sled and knew it was...

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Folk Fest announces ‘edgy’ line up

For months the Calgary Folk Fest had been slowly revealing the 2010 line up of artists in anticipation of the full lineup being announced. The agonizing tease is finally over – folkies can flock...

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Feeling Wyrd? Sled Island sneak peek

By Selina Renfrow With over 180 bands announced for the 2010 Sled Island line up, the five day June 30-July 3 show is guaranteed to knock your socks off with the most intense music...

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Off the beaten reel

by Sean-Paul Boynton Tired of the usual Oscar schlock? Worried that independent film may be squashed once and forever by the rise of 3D-tainment? Aren’t you sick of hearing the words “James Cameron” mentioned...

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A safe haven for cinephiles

by Sean-Paul Boynton Before digital video, IMAX, and Avatar, there was Super 8mm and 16mm film. Largely used by amateur moviemakers during their heyday, these formats have also been adopted extensively by both indie...

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Something to write home about

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but isn’t it nicer to have writers create pictures for you? WordFest is back in town for a six-day run Oct. 13-18, and director Anne...