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CJSW presents Standing Rock Pt. 2

By Rachel Woodward, March 7 2017—   As part of a new six-part podcast, CJSW 90.9 FM will air Standing Rock Pt. 2, which documents a trip that CJSW’s Curtis Lefthand and a few others took to the Standing Rock Sioux Reserve in North Dakota on Dec. 27, 2016. The podcast aims to capture the…

Experience the Beauty and the Bizarre with National Geographic

By Rachel Woodward, March 7 2017 — National Geographic is universally known for showcasing rare occurrences of nature from the comfort of your own home. On March 12 and 13 at the Jack Singer Concert Hall, National Geographic Live: Beauty and the Bizarre comes to Calgary, featuring photographer Anand Varma and his work on the…

UCalgary student launches first off-campus exhibition

By Rachel Woodward, March 7 2017 — While University of Calgary student Andrea Rizzuti is no stranger to the campus arts community, she will step out into the broader art world with her first exhibition outside of the campus environment. Rizzuti’s solo exhibition Patchwork will show at ArtPoint Gallery & Studios until March 31 with…

New Music: Rag’N’Bone Man

By Rachel Woodward, February 28 2017 — British singer-songwriter Rory Graham — known by his stage name Rag’n’Bone Man — returns to the music scene with Human, a soulful collection of tracks that place Graham on the map as a lyrical genius. The 19-track album is an adventure that will surely get your blood pumping and…

David Bradford turns life changes into new music

By Rachel Woodward, February 28 2017 — For the past 10 years, musician David Bradford has called Calgary home. The indie-pop singer-songwriter released the three-track EP, Cry in Your Sleep, earlier this year after collaborating with guitarist Russell Broom. Bradford says that working with Broom was an important milestone in his music career. “He’s amazing….

New Music: JJ Shiplett

By Rachel Woodward, February 14 2017 — As somebody who has trouble appreciating country music, I am hesitant to give new albums of the genre a try. But as someone who also supports local music, I was eager to give Calgary-born JJ Shiplett’s new album Something to Believe In my best shot.  The country-rock up-and-comer…

Medieval combat club ready to fight

By Rachel Woodward, February 14 2017 — As a university student, it can be tough to expel some energy while also having fun and meeting new people. Katrina Bruce, one of the founders of Ironhart Vanguard, found a way to meet all of that criteria. Ironhart Vanguard is a full-contact medieval armoured combat club located…

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