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YYC Music Awards now accepting submissions

By Rachel Woodward, April 04, 2017 — Last year, the first annual YYC Music Awards celebrated local talent around the city. This year, they hope to do the same, but with a little more pizzaz. The award ceremony will take place in late September, but submissions are open until May 31. Co-organizer and media director…

New Music: Said the Whale

By Rachel Woodward, April 04, 2017 — The fifth album from Said the Whale is a familiar nod to the band’s acoustic past. However, As Long as Your Eyes are Wide also takes a step towards new indie-pop sounds while telling stories of relationships masked in preppy melodies. Though some tracks  may come off as…

Rock climbing film tour to show at Plaza Theatre

By Rachel Woodward, April 04, 2017 — Local event organizer AJ Jutras and his brother Luc founded SNIF*, a company that aims to provide local events and bring a sense of community to Calgary, earlier this year. But the organization has existed for much longer between the two brothers. “SNIF* has been a thing for…

Student work soars at annual Taking Flight festival

By Rachel Woodward, March 27 2017 — From March 27 to April 8, music, dance and drama produced by University of Calgary students will showcase at various theatres across campus for the 2017 Taking Flight Festival of Student Work. U of C drama chair April Viczko says the festival is an important aspect of students’…

New Music: Ed Sheeran

By Rachel Woodward, March 21 2017 — British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran recently emerged from his year-long hiatus with his third full-length album, ÷. The album features singles “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill,” both of which have bombarded radio stations for the past few months, but also includes 14 tracks that both old and…

Local filmmaker premieres Sensitive Parts at the Globe

By Rachel Woodward, March 21 2017 — Local filmmaker Brendan Prost will showcase his softer side with Sensitive Parts, a feature film premiering at the Globe Cinema on April 13. The film explores the anxiety and mishaps that come with relationships, as Delore — played by Canmore-born Carolyn Yonge — must face her fears regarding her…

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