Tagged october 27 2015

Canadian fashion designer takes over Glenbow with animalia exhibitation

By Danielle Kim, October 27 2015 — As the Glenbow Museum’s latest artist-in-residence, Canadian designer Paul Hardy draws on society’s intricate relationship with animals to create Kaleidoscopic Animalia. Hardy’s curatorial guidance brings everything from steeple-chasing mannequins dressed in elaborate gowns to portraits of Hardy’s pet dog to the exhibition. The Saskatchewan-born designer burst onto the…

What’s the deal with stand-up, anyways?

By Bryan Moxon, October 27 2015 — All great stand-up comedians used open mic comedy nights to hone their acts and perfect their craft. So what’s the local scene like for aspiring Calgary comics? The longest-standing venue in the city is Yuk Yuk’s, currently located in the Elbow River Casino. They hold open mic shows…

Play serves up coffee and crullers in Afghanistan

By Rachel Woodward, October 27 2015 — Lunchbox Theatre is presenting Fritters in Kandahar, a play about a young woman who decides to move to Afghanistan and work at the Tim Hortons on a Canadian Forces base. The play runs until Nov. 14. The premise sounds absurd, but a real Tim Hortons did serve coffee…

New Music: Deerhunter

By Jarrett Edmund, October 27 2015 — Lead singer and brainforce of Deerhunter Bradford Cox recently spoke about the thematic resonance of his band’s seventh studio album, Fading Frontier. “I’ve seen enough in my lifetime. The frontier has faded,” he said. “If it gets more intense, we’re just going to end up not ever leaving…

Troupe turns Rocky Horror into rock concert

By Jake Bews, October 27, 2015 — Since its theatrical release in 1975, The Rocky Horror Picture Show has become a cult phenomenon. Even though it was panned by critics after its initial release, midnight screenings of the film,complete with costumes and audience participation, have brought the story back to prominence. Forty-four years later, productions…

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