Tagged March 10 2016

New Music: Animal Collective

By Jason Herring, March 8 2016 — Animal Collective has been a divisive band since the release of their breakout record over a decade ago. The Baltimore group refuses to settle on a single genre, jumping between psychedelic pop, electronica and avant-garde folk. The erratic shifts in style often result in unfocused tracks, but the…

Nudity front and centre at figure-drawing event

By Rachel Woodward, March 8 2016 — Abstract-intuitive Calgarian painter Deseré Pressey needed a way to bless her newly-inhabited studio in 2013. “I invited a couple of close art friends over and we shut off all the lights. We had 300 candles and I hired a model and we surrounded her with candles. We had…

Festivities planned as University of Calgary turns 50

By Lianelle Barraza, March 7 2016 — The University of Calgary is celebrating its 50th birthday this year as the anniversary of its April 29, 1966 founding rapidly approaches. The institution is planning numerous events to celebrate the milestone. University president Elizabeth Cannon said the anniversary is a chance for the school to celebrate its…

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