Continued Keystone conflict

After U.S. President Barack Obama announced last spring he was once again delaying his decision on TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline, the debate appeared to be put on hold in Canada, too. more »

Oct 23, 2014 News

Byelection time

It’s election time. For some of you. On October 27, some voters in Calgary and Edmonton will be heading to the polls to replace former MLAs in Calgary-Foothills, Calgary-Elbow, Calgary-West and Edmonton-Whitemud. more »

Oct 23, 2014 News

Wastewater dump

A Calgary man has been fined $7,500 for tampering with wastewater samples at High River’s Cargill meat processing plant. more »

Oct 23, 2014 News

Muddled promise

On October 18, Alberta Premier Jim Prentice announced the government is planning another 1,500 long-term care spaces in Alberta. more »

Oct 23, 2014 News

Vincci Tsui

All looks, little substance

Located in Western Canadian Place on the corner of Ninth Avenue and Sixth Street S.W., Korq Winehouse and Kitchen is a sleek, modern lounge catering to the young downtown crowd. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Food

Veggie misfits take the spotlight

Anyone with a backyard garden knows that vegetables often don’t look like the meticulously laid-out produce you see in grocery stores. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Food

Cruisin' the Cosmos - week of Oct. 23, 2014

SCORPIO (OCT. 23 — NOV. 21) You’ve successfully surmounted another peak, but before you set out to seek a new summit to attack, take a moment to stand back and soak up the adulation. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Horoscopes

LaRae Lobdell

Rings & things

I’m a 20-something married trans guy in an openish marriage. In the online hunt for a guy to have some above-board, under-the-sheets fun with, I run into snags because I’m trans (I disclose on my profile) and because I’m married. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Savage Love

Goings On - week of Oct. 23, 2014

The homecoming shows get crazy during the holidays as Calgary expats attempt to charm their parents into lending them more money over Christmas dinner. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Goings on

Lethbridge to nowhere

Bespectacled punk dude Joel Butler once impressed Southern Albertan audiences with his work in the surf-tinged garage act Myelin Sheaths, the pogo-worthy punk of The Moby Dicks and the nihilistic hardcore of Stressed Out. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Music previews

Arca - Xen

With 15 instrumental tracks, peppered with everything from orchestral melodies to dark glitches, one wouldn’t expect Xen to be nearly as solid as it is, but it’s easily a contender for best electronic album of the year. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Record reviews

Scott Walker + Sunn O))) Soused

Sometimes the smallest, funniest and seemingly most insignificant comments can drastically affect how you hear an album. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Record reviews

Scott Walker + Sunn O))) - Soused

A once celebrated teen heartthrob or not, modern-day Scott Walker is no easy sell. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Record reviews

Thurston Moore - The Best Day

In 2011, Thurston Moore released what was probably the finest solo album by any member of Sonic Youth in that band’s 30-year history. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Record reviews

Umberto & Antoni Maiovvi - The Hook & Pull Gang

If you needed any further proof that the horror score scene is exploding right now, simply look to U.K. imprint Death Waltz more »

Oct 23, 2014 Record reviews

Tim Mat

Arts Seen - week of Oct. 23, 2014

War has been a pervasive topic in recent months, with the 100th anniversary of the First World War, the 75th anniversary of the Second World War, Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, and Canada’s combat mission against ISIS. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Arts Seen

Not frozen in time

Glaciers are once again making their presence felt in Calgary. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Visual Arts 1 Comments

Terrific terrifying tales

Mutilation, immolation, cannibalism. You’ll find all these terrible things, and plenty more, in Victor and Victoria’s Terrifying Tale of Terrible Things. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Theatre

Raising the discomfort level

Simon Mallett, director of the upcoming production of The Bone House, recalls the first time he saw the play in Edmonton. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Theatre

Courtesy of Ben Leggatt

En garde for The Three Musketeers

Alberta Ballet artistic director Jean Grand-Maître hopes the company’s current production, The Three Musketeers, will inspire little boys to want to become dancers. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Dance

Trudie Lee

A global tale of vengeance, justice and forgiveness

He may be in his mid-30s, but Nicolas Billon just bought his very first suit. more »

Oct 16, 2014 Theatre 1 Comments

Trudie Lee

Love and liberation

For Calgary playwright David van Belle, Liberation Days, now premièring at Theatre Calgary, is more than just a script he wrote. more »

Oct 16, 2014 Theatre

Devil Radcliffe

“Are you feeling horny?” Horns opens with this wocka wocka line and doesn’t quite recover from it, even after the stirring, ominous score sets in and a shaggy and very hungover Daniel Radcliffe hauls himself up off the kitchen floor. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Film Reviews

Dog star

Accusing Keanu Reeves of being stilted and vacuous is entirely correct and pointless. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Film Reviews

Old love in New York

There is a scene in the rom-com satire They Came Together (2014) in which Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler’s characters recount their love story. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Film Reviews

Need for speed

It may be a vacuum caused by the glut of overexposed, inane celebrity socialites and reality-TV stars choking today’s pop cultural pipeline, but filmmaker Derik Murray senses there’s a growing hunger for Hollywood’s nostalgic past. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Film Reviews

Robotic acting

Robotropolis (2011) is a low-budget B-movie about a seemingly idyllic island community tended by robots that suddenly and unaccountably start killing people. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Video Vulture

Ticket to ride

They’re handing out free condoms at the midnight screening of Frankenhooker (1990) at the Globe Cinema on Friday, October 24th! more »

Oct 16, 2014 Video Vulture

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