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Sled Island returns to Calgary venues

June 18 2015 —

Calgary’s beloved music and arts festival, Sled Island, returns June 24–28 with one of its most eclectic lineups yet.

Executive director Maud Salvi says she’s pleased with this year’s artists, including the acts curated by legendary … Read the rest


University welcomes NDP funding promises

By Fabian Mayer, June 18 2015 —

The NDP government delivered its first speech from the throne on June 15. The speech laid out the government’s plans to eliminate political donations from unions and corporations, raise taxes and restore funding … Read the rest


Den deemed best campus bar in Calgary

By Fabian Mayer, June 18 2015 —

The Den won the Best Bar None award for the best campus bar in Calgary from the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC). It also received a Best Bar None accreditation.

The Best … Read the rest


Haskayne app hopes to engage business students

By Babur Ilchi, June 18 2015 —

The Haskayne Students’ Association (HSA) is developing a mobile application for business students at the University of Calgary.

HSA president Ryan Wallace thinks the app will help Haskayne students get more involved in … Read the rest

Play offers feminist critique of capitalist culture


By Rachel Woodward, June 18 2015 —

Feminist theatre company Urban Curvz is now showing Jacob Richmond’s Legoland, a play about the failings of patriarchal capitalism.

Directed by Urban Curvz’ artistic producer Jacqueline Russell, the story revolves around Penny … Read the rest

New Music: Jim O’Rourke

By Jason Herring, June 18 2015 —

Jim O’Rourke is the most prolific musician you’ve probably never heard of. As a producer, he’s worked with acts like Wilco, Sonic Youth and Joanna Newsom. He’s released albums of classical, noise, rock … Read the rest

New Music: Florence + the Machine

By Melanie Woods, June 18 2015 —

Florence Welch’s producer reportedly discouraged her from writing about water during the recording of How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful.

But the album’s first track, “Ship to Wreck,” throws that suggestion out the … Read the rest

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