Arts & Culture

New Music: Ride

By Jason Herring, June 21 2017 — Ride are the latest in a string of ‘90s shoegaze pioneers to release a 21st century reunion album. Weather Diaries is the British band’s latest effort and their first album since 1996. It flirts with both the future and the past, but rarely attains the moments of catharsis…

McHugh House aims to inspire all-age music scene

By Gurman Sahota, June 16, 2017 — After Councillor Evan Wooley fought to save the McHugh House — Calgary’s sixth oldest home — from demolition, CJSW 90.9 FM and the Beltline Neighbourhood Association (BNA) partnered together to refurbish the historic building into an all-ages venue. CJSW community development coordinator Kendra Scanlon says there’s a lack of all-ages…

New Music: Lorde

By Gurman Sahota, June 16, 2017 — After bursting onto the music scene in meteoric fashion in 2013 with her debut, Pure Heroine, Lorde returns with Melodrama. Embracing a downcast pop aesthetic akin to her first album, Lorde takes the tattered remains of a lovelorn relationship and turns heartsickness on its head. The album starts…

New Music: Allie X

By Derek Baker, June 15, 2017 — After a string of EPs and singles, Toronto synth-pop artist Alexandra Hughes — better known under the stage name Allie X — released her first full-length album, CollXtion II. In an electro-pop scene currently plagued with unsubstantial songs, the carefully crafted album is a refreshing addition to the…

Bodega puts a spin on Mexican-Carribean classics

By Scott Christensen, June 9, 2017 — Bodega is a Mexican-Caribbean fusion restaurant on 10th St. in Kensington. Only a block from the Sunnyside LRT station, it’s an ideal stop for students looking to try new food in the city.  Those on a budget can find relief in Bodega’s student-friendly prices. With generous portions, each…

Campus Style: June 5–9

By Saima Asad, Photos by Victoria Nergaard, June 9, 2017 — Jing Wang Top: Abercrombie & Fitch, Skirt: Hollister, Shoes: Puma One of the most exciting things about the start of summer is pulling out all your favourite warm-weather pieces. Being in class doesn’t mean you can’t still exude some much-needed summertime chic. Jing shows…

Get sauced with Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens

By Sidrah Anees, June 9, 2017 — Set in a bar in a galaxy not too far away, Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens combines musical-theatre and murder mystery in an interactive performance. The production features a serial killer and a string of murders, but the play is anything but dark. As the final show…

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