Courtesy of Ludovic Berton

Diversity in business

Albertans have a reputation for being business go-getters, but are behind the rest of Canada in trumpeting the unique contributions business people from the gay and lesbian community can make. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM News

Brylie Oxley

Keystone Senate vote

The U.S. Senate rejected a bill that would speed approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. Premier Jim Prentice says it’s a “disappointing” speed bump for the international oil pipeline, but Alberta Liberal Leader Raj Sherman says.... more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM News 1 Comments

Fall session

The fall session of the Alberta legislature opened on November 17 with the tabling of two bills and the likelihood of seven legislative acts to come forward. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM News


Party money

Alberta’s Progressive Conservative Party and Wildrose Party both spent nearly $3 million in 2013, according to the annual report by Alberta’s Chief Electoral Officer. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM News

Do the math

This week, Alberta Premier Jim Prentice voiced two truths that have been obvious for some time now — environmental concerns threaten to cancel the oilpatch’s social licence to operate, and falling oil prices wreak havoc with our provincial economy. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Viewpoints 2 Comments

Vincci Tsui

Take me on a flavour safari

Overlooking Memorial Drive on 28th Street S.E., Safari Grill has been serving authentic East African eats for over five years, and they’re proud of it. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Food

Boxed Worlds: The Duke

The Duke isn’t a chess knock-off, although it’s definitely chess-inspired. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Boxed Worlds

Piecing together a great neighbourhood

The street is the lifeblood of the community. Every building on the street has a responsibility to contribute to the street’s well-being. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Urban Living

LaRae Lobdell

Sticking points

I am a 30-year-old trans guy, on T since college, happy and comfortable with my sexuality. However, I can’t find any helpful health info on a fetish I’ve developed... more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Savage Love

Serena Maylon

Cruisin' the Cosmos - week of Nov. 20, 2014

SCORPIO (OCT. 23 — NOV. 21) When you feel the squeeze and can’t find a way out, don’t freeze in your tracks out of fear and doubt. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Horoscopes

Goings On - week of Nov. 20, 2014

This week, when he wasn’t body-shaming Taylor Swift, beefing with Lorde or sharing music via BitTorrent, mega-producer Diplo invited a son into the world with his ex-girlfriend Kathryn Lockhart. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Goings on

Courtesy of Joe Conzo

In the shadow of greatness

Plenty of legends have come to check out DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist’s shows. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Music previews

Movers and shakers

Edmonton’s The Lad Mags have quickly become a gem in the Alberta music scene. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Music previews

Making a scene

In an industry like electronic music production where it’s just as much about who you know as it is what you know, it’s important to strike a balance between networking like a pro and letting your tracks speak for themselves. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Music previews 1 Comments

Big K.R.I.T. - Cadillactica

Since 2011’s Return of 4Eva, I haven’t been as up on Big K.R.I.T. as I should. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Record reviews

Hookworms - The Hum

Last year, the Leeds-based Hookworms released one of the best space rock records I’ve heard since Comets On Fire quietly went on hiatus six years back. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Record reviews

Eiko Ishibashi - Car and Freezer

Despite the fact that Jim O’Rourke hasn’t released a proper solo album since 2009’s The Visitor, the American avant-garde great has remained surprisingly active in recent years. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Record reviews

Loscil - Sea Island

While it’s been a few years since Scott Morgan released a new Loscil album on Kranky, the Vancouver soundscaper has been far from inactive. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Record reviews

TV On The Radio - Seeds

Since releasing their 2011 LP Nine Types of Light (which was already a slight departure), TV On The Radio is in a much different place. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Record reviews

Ariel Pink - pom pom

Ariel Pink’s latest promotional campaign for his umpteenth album, pom pom, has been, as we’ve come to expect, full of click-baiting headlines. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Record reviews

Arts Seen - week of Nov. 20, 2014

Avalanche! Institute of Contemporary Art has two good reasons to celebrate. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Arts Seen

Courtesy of Szilvi Toth

A blueprint for content

Facebook has made us, and our networks, the stars of our own lives. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Theatre

Flowers and power

It’s a pretty title for an art show: bringing down the flowers... by Caribbean-Canadian artist Joscelyn Gardner is part of a series of lithographs called Creole Portraits III. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Visual Arts

David Cronenberg brings fans back to the realm of the body

The human body is a strange place: a warm meeting room for sensation, pleasure and impulse; an only sometimes controllable vehicle; an inescapable house. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Books

CUFF Docs capsule reviews

The good and bad at this year’s fest more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Film Reviews

Vampire weekend

The award-winning comedy What We Do in the Shadows may be a curious selection for the CUFF Docs, but make no mistake, the movie is non-fiction — sort of. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Film Features

Overnight sensation

There’s an ethnographic way of making documentaries. Then there’s the approach that Jesse Moss used to create the phenomenal work that is The Overnighters. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Film Features

Unfairly pigeonholed

There aren’t many living creatures more detested than the pigeon — or as Woody Allen famously called them in 1980’s Stardust Memories, “rats with wings.” more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Film Features

Iron Mike goes all Scooby-Doo in Mike Tyson Mysteries

When I saw that there was something called Mike Tyson Mysteries (2014) on my Netflix menu, I remember thinking “there’s no way I’m ever watching that” just before I watched the whole damn thing. more »

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Video Vulture

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  • High Valley

    Two tickets to see High Valley at The Den on November 30th. more »


    Two full-festival passes, good for all screenings and events at this year's GIRAF animation festival (except the three visiting animator workshops). The festival runs from November 27-30 at the Globe Cinema and the Quickdraw Animation Society. more »

    Contests 1 Comments

  • Charlotte's Web

    A family prize pack, 4 tickets and some extra things to ATP's performance of Charlotte's Web. more »

    Contests 2 Comments

  • CUFF Docs

    CUFF Docs showcases the best in non-fiction films. The festival will screen a selection of full-length features, as well as shorts, varying in subject, style and genres within the art form. Globe Theatre, Nov 20-23. more »

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