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Falling for Fader

For Julie Fader, music is all about the experience from start to finish: the place where songs are written and recorded, how an album is packaged, where her audience hears her music and even what medium a record is played on.Continue...

Kings of Can

Film buffs looking for their fix of Canadian cinema need look no further than the ninth annual Kingston Canadian Film Festival, happening this weekend.Continue...

Bare-boned and badass

Brian Borcherdt doesn’t want to be the guy who complains all the time.Continue...

V-Day Playlists

View a list of songs to break your heart and songs to take your heart.Continue...

In the read

In these competitive scholastic times, I hold out a pinch of hope that the motionless library-goer absorbed in a biomechanics textbook has secretly hollowed out the pages to accommodate a read that’s a little more sinister.Continue...

Group takes stab at social acupuncture

Have you ever walked through campus with your iPod blaring and eyes glued to the ground, or pretended to be texting, to avoid meeting someone’s eye?Continue...

Barber takes a chance on romance

The first thing you realize about Jill Barber is that she’s overtly and self-admittedly a romantic.Continue...

Into the Magic Soundbox

So there I was, sitting in a canvas-screen room within a room in the basement of the Queen Street United Church.Continue...

You say you want a dance, dance, revolution?

Soul Shakedowns are refreshing.Continue...

reelout blazes through Kingston

After 10 successful years, Kingston’s reelout queer film & video festival has matured into the second largest queer film festival in Ontario, and Friday night’s gala proved why.Continue...

Forest City Lovers make for happy accidents

Kat E. Burns, front-lady of Toronto’s Forest City Lovers, is a busy lady.Continue...

Spy lives

Cold War spy novels are a guilty pleasure of mine.Continue...

Rom-com needs some self-help, not women

So there’s this guy, right? We met through friends and totally hit it off.Continue...

Three’s company

How does one go about making a three-tiered theatre sandwich?Continue...

Drama in the detail

Opera and student are not two words you often hear paired together.Continue...

Reeling out fairy potions

It’s been awhile since I’ve seen and embraced a film as earnest and as sincere as Were The World Mine.Continue...

Rock & Roll Report Card

Spawned in the early years of the millennium from a dreadful reality show, Girls Aloud have surpassed their (considerable) early promise to become one of Britain’s most successful and critically acclaimed bands.Continue...

V-Day reimagines victory

The financial climate, the job market, the environment, Obama moving into the White House—change is everywhere in 2009, and the team of individuals involved in this year’s production of the Vagina Monologues are getting in on it.Continue...

Radio magic

Back in the 80s, Freddie Mercury and the boys of Queen threw down a track entitled “Radio Ga Ga.”Continue...

Billeh comes back

There’s something to be said for coming full-circle, especially if that means a return to friends and the University where you served as writer-in-residence.Continue...

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