Entertainment

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…

New Music: Charli XCX

By Gurman Sahota, March 21 2017 — To some, a 10-track release warrants the designation of an “album,” but for Charli XCX, her newest release is a mixtape — an amuse-bouche before the release of her third album. The work lacks the sense of disjointedness that often comes with mixtapes trying to woo potential labels with a…

Make the most of the night with date night ideas for after dark

By Nikayla Goddard, March 21 2017 — Everything is more fun after dark and Studio Bell agrees. They will launch “After Hours” on Friday, March 24 at 6:00 p.m. when the museum lights will go down and the music will turn up. This new nightlife addition to Calgary welcomes guests to explore five floors full…

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…

DJ Yung Nino lights up Commonwealth

By Hayden McBennett, March 21 2017 — If line-dancing in plaid sends you into anaphylactic shock or you’re looking to escape the knowing gaze of the bouncer you cried and vomited on last weekend at Knoxville’s, Calgary nightlife is full of hidden gems and local heavyweights. DJ Yung Nino offers a fresh antidote to the…

Two companies compete at one-act play festival

By Gurman Sahota, March 21 2017 — Celebrating its 34th year, the Calgary Region One-Act Festival will return to present original work by two Calgary-based groups — Moot Entertainment and Red String Theatre. The groups will show their work on March 24 at the Pumphouse Theatre. Although the festival is devoid of a theme, the…

Puppet festival showcases the life of animated objects

By Fernando Moreno, March 14 2017 — The International Festival of Animated Objects will come to Calgary from March 16–19. The festival features shows consisting of puppetry and mask, as well as shows that utilize different puppet techniques to create live action theatre. According to founder and co-artistic director Xstine Cook, the festival will reach…

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