Tagged halloween

Halloween can be whatever you want it to be

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, October 27, 2015 — This weekend, a couple of friends and I decided to celebrate Halloween by scaring ourselves silly, courtesy of the 2014 Australian-Canadian thriller The Babadook. Despite being a genuinely terrifying film, the combination of fear and friends was what made it seem like Halloween to me — and I…

The future is super scary and extra spooky

By Derek Baker, October 27 2015 —   Scorpio (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21) A strange chill will send shivers down your spine and you will feel an unearthly being’s presence. As you turn around, you will see a ghost smiling at you and carrying a six-pack of Pabst Blue Ribbon®. You will scream and…

Theatre company takes back Halloween

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, October 30 2014 — Ditch the push-up bra and catsuit this Halloween and join feminist theatre company Urban Curvz for a night of feminist-positive shenanigans. On Oct. 31 from 7:30 p.m.– 9:30 p.m. at the Hillhurst United Church, Urban Curvz will host Take Back Halloween, an evening of feminist-themed fun. The Calgary…

Organ festival puts the terror in Phantom of the Opera

By Shivaughn King, October 30 2014 — Running since 2010, the Calgary Organ Festival is a rich celebration of the organ and its music. This year’s festival, hosted by the Mount Royal University Conservatory, runs until Nov. 2. “We’ve got great concerts, we’ve got fun events for Halloween and we do have our church heritage…

Classic horror films to watch this Halloween

By Melanie Woods, October 30 2014 — Whether you plan to spend Halloween out on the town or nestled in the comfort of your home, you’ll probably have the opportunity to break out a scary movie at some point this week. Rather than defaulting to another slasher flick, settle down with some classic, though lesser-known,…

Top-six scariest Halloween costumes

By Melanie Bethune, October 30 2014 — Whether you’re looking for a last-minute solution or you’re already planning ahead for next year, odds are you’ll want to show off your scariest costume at your next Halloween party or maybe you just like being scary all of the time. Forget vampires and werewolves, the following six…

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