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Half Moon Run kicks off first Canadian tour

By Gurman Sahota, November 29 2016 — Half Moon Run is an indie-rock band beginning their first full Canadian tour after forming in Montreal in 2010. Following the release of their second album, Dark Eyes, and a year of touring other locations, Half Moon Run will play in Calgary on Dec. 13. The Gauntlet spoke…

New Music: The Weeknd

By Gurman Sahota, November 26 2016 — Starboy may be the Weeknd’s best work yet. Abel Tesfaye has released an eclectic mix of songs that takes this third album from his slternative R&B niche and moves towards dance and electronic music. There isn’t a dull moment and the tempo of the entire work ebbs and…

Oh come and drink wine with Cum Vino Cantus

By Gurman Sahota, November 29 2016 — With Christmas nearly upon us, Cum Vino Cantus will host their annual Christmas concert, A Cum Vino Cantus Christmas on Dec. 4. Cum Vino Cantus is a Calgary-based choir that performs for an hour, drinks a glass of wine, the performs for another hour. Artistic director Jean-Louis Bleau…

What is your Christmas song?

By Gurman Sahota, November 29 2016 — So you want a soundtrack to your holiday or you really want to blow off some much-needed exam studying. Either way, put your ugliest christmas sweater on and answer these questions to find the perfect holiday song for your holiday self.

SCPA Dance Montage celebrates dance and movement at the U of C

By Gurman Sahota, November 15 2016 — Showcasing diverse dance in the city, the University of Calgary School of Creative and Performing Arts will host its 47th annual Dance Montage from Nov. 24–26. The performance attracts local choreographers from around Calgary to contribute work. Ten pieces of various styles will take the stage in this…

Big Kitty Crew combines art and feminist community

By Gurman Sahota, November 15 2016 — Founded in Calgary in 2010, the Big Kitty Crew is Canada’s largest all-female urban arts collective. Creative director and co-founder Jennie Vallis says her experiences at the Alberta College of Art and Design led to the formation of the crew as a response to the male-dominated field of…

New Music: Tove Lo

By Gurman Sahota, November 15 2016 — Tove Lo plays it safe with her second album, Ladywood. Continuing the foul-mouthed lyrics and a comfortable electro-pop background the Swedish singer is known for, she continues to produce the familiar sounds created in her first album. Half of the album is marked “explicit” — and rightfully so…

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