Album Review: Pink Seasons

Pink Guy  Pink Season Pink Records (2017) Pink Guy pushes the envelope with enough force to plaster somebody’s brains against the ceiling while still maintaining enough momentum to push their new album into the top of iTunes charts.  Pink Season, released Jan 4, 2017, is the second album from Pink …

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Million dollar moment

Actor walks the line into Johnny Cash role Maxwell Theodore Lebeuf hits the stage as musical icon, Johnny Cash, in Stage West’s current production of Million Dollar Quartet. The musical follows the real events of a jam session held at Sun Records on Dec. 4, 1956, that brought together Elvis …

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Beaches, babes and brains

Zombies take over Green Fools’ annual Halloween Howl Green Fools, a Calgary-based theatre group, is hosting its infamous annual Halloween Howl. This year, the party starts when the doors of the West Village Theatre open at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28. Known as one of Calgary’s best Halloween parties, …

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Album Review: Let The Silence Stay Where It Was

Sparrows Let The Silence Stay Where It Was New Damage Records (2016) Sparrows, a Toronto-based rock band, self-described as “spacey, punk post-whatever,” released their latest album, Let The Silence Stay Where It Was, earlier this month. They don’t seem to put much effort into being included or excluded from any …

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Album Review: WRONG

We Are Wolves WRONG Fantôme Records (2016) Montreal’s multilingual dance punk, indie-rock trio, We Are Wolves, has unleashed to the world their fifth studio album, WRONG, and it amounts to a 40-minute hit-and-miss ride through 1980s nostalgia. We Are Wolves’ sound has always been defined by heavy use of synthesizers, …

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minimalism, seasonal depression, new years eve

Rising food prices tough on special diets

Calgarians are feeling the pinch of heighted costs of groceries as prices continue their steady upward climb with no signs of stopping in the near future. Robyn Shouldice and Taylor Flipichuck are two ACAD students living together in SAIT residence. Both Shouldice and Flipichuck are full-time students that spend roughly …

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Like bowling, but with axes

League combines medieval sport with backyard spirit It’s like darts, but with axes; the Backyard Axe Throwing League (BATL) is a league of men and women who throw axes for fun. BATL started off in 2006 in the backyard of a Torontonian Matt Wilson, and Wilson currently serves as its …

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The King’s of Drag

Calgary’s only king drag troupe raise money for local LGBTQ organization It was a night of gender bending, erotic dancing, and beloved Nintendo characters speaking in inertly sexual innuendos on Oct. 22, as part of a local drag troupe’s Halloween repertoire at Dickens Pub. Known as Fake Moustache, the local …

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