Arts & Culture

New Music: The Wilderness of Manitoba

By Rachel Woodward, September 28 2017 — Toronto folk-rock band The Wilderness of Manitoba have had a busy eight years. Between five albums, three EPs and tours around the world, the group boasts the kind of experience and discography in their short career that many bands dream of. Their fifth studio album, Across The Dark,…

Giant toy claw and fiery snake stand out at Beakerhead

By Derrius Ivy, September 28 2017 — Life-sized rainbow bunnies, a 168-foot firey serpent, a giant toy claw and musical see-saws were just four of 14 attractions at the 2017 Beakerhead festival in Calgary from Sept. 13–17. The city-wide creations integrated art, science, engineering and entertainment to promote ingenuity and creativity. This year’s theme, “Snakes…

Calgary Film 2017: Izzy Gets the Fuck Across Town

By Drew Thomas, September 28 2017 —  As far as movie titles go, this one perfectly outlines the premise — Izzy definitely gets the fuck across town. The playful, punk dramedy Izzy Gets the Fuck Across Town is a straightforward portrayal of the inescapability of destiny with a darker twist, as terrible people justify their…

New Music: September album wrap-up

By Thomas Johnson, September 28 2017 — The Outfit, TX — Fuel City Fuel City is a fictitious, claustrophobic and diesel-doused urban utopia of The Outfit, TX’s making. It sits somewhere between Atlanta’s futuristic strip-palace nocturnality, the unholy menace of a Memphis dungeon and Saturn’s sixth moon. The newest album by the Dallas ensemble sounds…

Calgary Film opening gala selection celebrates Indigenous music

By Scott Christensen, September 22 2017 — The Calgary International Film Festival kicked off with a premiere of When They Awake at the opening gala on Sept. 20. When They Awake is a documentary about Indigenous Canadian musicians with a focus on contemporary music spanning from hip-hop to blues to electro-pop. Though mainstream genres are…

Stay trendy this fall on a student budget

By Hurmut Humayun, September 22 2017 — This year’s fall trends focus more on fabrics and textures than specific styles or silhouettes. This allows for a lot of creativity and room to express your personal style. Since students don’t have an unlimited budget, here are some easy fall trends that anyone can follow for $60…

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