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Crime Does Not Pay makes a musical out of comics

By Gurman Sahota, February 28 2017 — How do you take violent comics and the tragic life of their creator and turn it into a musical? David Rhymer and Kris Demeanor’s play, Crime Does Not Pay, will bring that story to the Calgary stage. Co-produced by Downstage Theatre and Forté Musical Theatre, the show follows…

David Bradford turns life changes into new music

By Rachel Woodward, February 28 2017 — For the past 10 years, musician David Bradford has called Calgary home. The indie-pop singer-songwriter released the three-track EP, Cry in Your Sleep, earlier this year after collaborating with guitarist Russell Broom. Bradford says that working with Broom was an important milestone in his music career. “He’s amazing….

Gracie brings polygamy and doubt to Calgary stage

By Gurman Sahota, February 28 2017 — Beginning with an eight-year-old living in the interior of British Columbia as a part of a polygamous sect, Gracie is the struggle between the desire to belong to a community and growing doubt. The piece is a collaboration between the Belfry Theatre in Victoria and Calgary’s Alberta Theatre…

The Fatal Pursuit hope to revitalize YYC rock

By Aurora Anderson, February 7 2017 — Formed in December 2015, The Fatal Pursuit is a hard rock combination of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Dylan Lock, lead guitarist Shayne Dunbar, bassist Braden Massey and drummer Chase Hamilton. Lock, Dunbar, and Massey all grew up together in Airdrie. They went their own ways for about…

BalletBoyz dance into Calgary for Life. show

By Fernando Moreno, February 7 2017 — Founded by Michael Nunn and William Trevitt in 1999 in London, England, BalletBoyz are bringing an unusual on-the-road twist to ballet. They will present their show Life. in Calgary from Feb. 16–18 at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. Trevitt says the name of the group has interesting origins….

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