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Hitmen roll into second round of playoffs

By Sonny Sachdeva, April 9 2015 — The Western Hockey League’s (WHL) Calgary Hitmen have continued their dominant 2014–15 season, defeating the Kootenay Ice in a thrilling seven-game series to advance to the Eastern Conference semi-finals. After finishing the regular season as Central Division champions, the Hitmen will face division rivals, the Medicine Hat Tigers,…


Usually Beauty Fails examines the pursuit of beauty

By Stephanie Tang, April 9 2015 — Six dancers and a rock band will take the stage to create something beautiful at the performance-arts show Usually Beauty Fails. The event, which is playing at Theatre Junction Grand beginning April 15, integrates both pop culture and avant-garde elements. Frédérick Gravel, the show’s creator, director and choreographer,…


Arts group invents history with music and mixed-genre book

By Cheryl Minns, The Other Press, April 9 2015 — When Vancouver-based interdisciplinary arts group Sun Belt set out to make their debut album, they ended up with more than a collection of catchy tracks. The result was instrumental and lyrical digital album Cabalcor, accompanied by a mixed-genre book, Cabalcor: An Extracted History. The book…


New Music: The Mountain Goats

By Melanie Woods, April 9 2015 — Heroes are people we can look to when things are bad. A kid’s hero can be anyone from a parent to a rich man in a bat suit. For John Darnielle, singer-songwriter of the Mountain Goats, his heroes were 1970s small-time pro wrestlers. Beat the Champ tells the…

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Campus club makes case for consent during Bermuda Shorts Day

By Chris Adams, April 9 2015 — The Consent Awareness and Sexual Education (CASE) club will promote healthy sexual activity before and during Bermuda Shorts Day. The club started promoting consent at BSD last year with their Got Consent? campaign. They hung posters and banners and handed out goodie bags filled with condoms and candy….


New Music: Lightning Bolt

By Jason Herring, April 9 2015 — If you’ve ever listened to Lightning Bolt, you already know exactly what their new album, Fantasy Empire, sounds like. That’s not entirely a bad thing. The New England noise-rock duo found their signature sound and they’ve stuck with it. That means an album full of smouldering bass lines, rhythmic…

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