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Fruitsecco Mode: The Gauntlet reviews summer drinks

By Troy Hasselman, July 15 2019 — Summer is the best season for beverages. Sure, winter offers hot chocolate and eggnog and fall has warm cider and pumpkin spice-flavoured drinks but the sheer number of drinks that go along with summer weather simply can’t be matched. Between the sweet-tasting wines, ice cream floats, sangria and…

T-Pain brings the hits to the Calgary Stampede

By Troy Hasselman, July 11 2019 — Music legend, autotune pioneer and hook-singing MVP of the 2000s T-Pain left his mansion in Wiscansin and made his way further north this week for an at-capacity show at the Calgary Stampede’s Coca-Cola stage this past week. Bringing in a solid dose of nostalgia the Stampede to go…

One Bad Son: Willing to put the work in

By Kristy Koehler, June 26 2019— Canada’s One Bad Son has shared billing with some of rock and roll’s best — Judas Priest, Def Leppard, The Rolling Stones — and they’re set to do it again this summer at Chaos Alberta, playing alongside the likes of Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie, Slayer and Disturbed. Famous colleagues…

Dispatches from Sled Island

By Troy Hasselman, June 25 2019 — Sled Island has come and gone for another year. The annual festival where venues across the downtown core plays host to artists both local and international, up-and-coming and established. Sled Island has becoming something like a Holiday akin to Thanksgiving or Christmas for myself. Here’s how it went…

AAWC Family Day Festival this Saturday

By Troy Hasselman, June 21 2019 — Aboriginal Awareness Week Calgary’s (AAWC) annual Family Day Festival will return this year in celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day. Events and activities will take place throughout the day including a PowWow and performances from acts such as Blue Rodeo, Ghostkeeper and Bebe Buckskin. “It starts at 9…

New Music: The Mountain Goats

By Nikayla Goddard, June 6 2019 — Riding a fine line between enchanting and haunting, nostalgic and expectant, The Mountain Goats’ seventeenth studio album In League with Dragons provides a patchwork quilt of emotions in all twelve tracks. Channelling strong, occasionally discomforting, essences of tabletop roleplay games like Dungeons and Dragons, the album captures a…

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