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Joker needs you to think about it

By Jocelyn Illing, October 8 2019 — Sometimes you come out of the theatre after watching a film and know almost instantly if you loved or hated it. Other times, it seems difficult to really pin-point just exactly how you felt about it. This was the experience I had for hours after watching Todd Phillips’s…

Calgary’s Sage Theatre celebrates 20th anniversary

By Troy Hasselman, October 8 2019 — Calgary’s Sage Theatre is celebrating 20 years of challenging, innovative theatre that’s championed our city’s emerging artists, with world premières and the IGNITE Festival all highlighting the company’s track record. Sage Theatre Artistic Director Jason Mehmel owes the longevity of the company to its willingness to take risks…

Jabs and jests: Federal leaders’ debate recap from The Den

By Nikayla Goddard October 8 2019 — The English-language federal leaders’ debate watch party at The Den resulted in a turnout of an estimated 200 attendees. Hosted by the Students’ Union and the Gauntlet Publications Society, the watch party got as lively as the debate on the big screen, as viewers hooted and hollered to cheer on…

City Council approves funding for Arts Commons expansion

By Gayathri Peringod and Nikayla Goddard, October 8 2019— On Monday, Sept. 30, City Council approved $22.5 million in funding to expand the Arts Commons, a multi-venue arts centre located in downtown Calgary’s Olympic Plaza Cultural District. The funding will go to build three new theatres.  News of the funding approval came after a 12-year long…

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