Tagged november 17 2015

Canadian playwright adapts work for campus

By Rachel Woodward, November 17 2015 — Canadian playwright Daniel MacIvor is working with students at the University of Calgary’s School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) to present his play, Inside. The play will run at the Reeve Theatre from Nov. 24–Dec. 5. The play revolves around the need to get “inside” social circles…

International festival explores animation as art

By Jake Bews, November 17 2015 — Humanity has had a fascination with preserving what they see in drawings for centuries. This led us to moving pictures, adding motion to art to create animation. As a medium, animation has grown increasingly popular as a method of both preservation and exploration. GIRAF, Calgary’s international animation festival,…

New Music: Ellie Goulding

By Joie Atejira, November 17 2015 — London pop artist Ellie Goulding rose to fame in 2010 with her debut Lights, an album exploding with distinct electro-pop sounds and Goulding’s raspy vocals. She followed with the similarly styled Halcyon in 2012. Goulding now returns with her third studio album, Delirium, exploring a drastically different vision…

Canadian writer compiles cover letters in new book

By Liv Ingram, November 17 2015 —  Finding a job can be tedious, soul-crushing work. You scan endless ads that seek highly-motivated individuals more closely resembling robots than actual people. You reduce your personality to a series of buzzwords, write a cover letter and apply. And then you try really hard to be that person…

New Music: Grimes

By Kate Jacobson, November 17 2015 — Art Angels, the new album from Grimes — the stage name of Vancouver pop artist Claire Boucher — is best described as sprawling. It’s a wide, expressive monstrosity that reinforces the artist’s place as a welcome addition to the pop canon. Art Angels is easily the most accessible…

CUFF.Docs screens non-fiction flicks

By Jason Herring, November 17 2015 — Though the annual Calgary Underground Film Festival (CUFF) doesn’t take place until April, festival coordinators are hosting CUFF.Docs, a mini-festival showcasing a diverse range of documentary films, from Nov. 19–22. The festival began after CUFF received a high quantity of documentary submissions for its main festival three years…

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