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Taking on trauma

I put my jacket back on, buttoning up with numb fingers and shuffle out of the theatre.Continue...

Living after death

Sitting in the dimly lit silence of the Wellington Street Theatre, I noticed the old cathedral windows are covered with black tapestry, save for a thin beam of fading sunlight that glows red through a sliver of cloth.Continue...

Belle musique

Being the odd band out at rock shows gives Bell Orchestre a strange appeal.Continue...

Apple crisp is served...

Last night the Apple Crisp March Break Music Festival continued on with its third evening of music.Continue...

Trailing Bruce

The Bruce Peninsula is an area of outstanding natural beauty situated between Georgian Bay and Lake Huron and has the largest remaining area of forest and natural habitat in Southern Ontario, housing some of the oldest trees in North America.Continue...

Highlands, high hopes

For those of you who haven’t been paying attention, the last few weeks of Film Friday have held a bit of a nationalist fanfare.Continue...

Montreal metamorphisis

Montreal-based artists Jing Yuan Huang and Jerry Ropson are blowing a crisp new breeze through the walls of Modern Fuel with their latest exhibition, Wind from the East.Continue...

A must C

On Wednesday night in a pitch black studio, I was introduced to a famous writer, his not-so-talented wannabe, two self-repressed bros and their stories of testicles and masturbation.Continue...

In the read

Somewhere, in the imagination of Chuck Klosterman, there’s a pretend town called Owl where pop culture does not exist.Continue...

One Strong

I think it’s safe to say that as Canadians, we’re haunted by our country’s landscape.Continue...

A free feast for the ears

Why you should go: The House is Black is actually one guy who goes by the name Lucas.Continue...

Timbering on country death rock?

Harrowing country death rock isn’t the most frequently applied genre label—it doesn’t return any Google hits—but when it comes to Taylor Kirk’s project Timber Timbre, the blogosphere is littered with labels like it.Continue...

Objectified items and identities

I don’t know Kyle Topping or Julia Stephens but I do know this: Topping is allergic to peanut butter, on December 10, 2004 he spent $413.31 at Steve’s music store, he received a 62 per cent in PSYC 100 and in Kindergarten he missed nine days of school—he was never late.Continue...

From Niagara to Kingston, Sajn on

I’m just trying to create songs that resonate with people.Continue...

Top of the charts

Care to host a dance party in your living room?Continue...

Fest’s gems glimmer

This week marked one of the many events that gives Kingston its claim to fame: the Kingston Canadian Film Fest.Continue...

A cursed comedy?

“Oh, what could be duller than this dear tedium of the country?” Irina asks in the second act of Anton Chekhov’s classic play The Seagull.Continue...

Vogue, in and out

Walking into the dress rehearsal of the 12th annual Vogue Charity Fashion Show, I was met with a slew of bending legs, bumping booties and a surprisingly diverse group of dancers and models.Continue...

Strange infidelity

“Truth in drama is forever elusive,” Harold Pinter said during his acceptance speech for the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2005.Continue...

International flop

I don’t like having stuff stolen from me.Continue...

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