The voice of the street
"First, they ignore you.
Then, they laugh at you.
Then, they fight you.
Then, you win"
Potent lyrics about events in Egypt this week.
I caught this on CBC's "As it happens" this afternoon and wanted to share this wicked piece of collaborative creativity.
Montreal-based MC, The Narcicyst teams up with Toronto-based singer, Ayah, Palestinian-American producer Sami Matar; rappers Freeway, Omar Offendum, and Amir Sulaiman on a song about the Egyptian protests called "Hashtag-Jan-25".
Fast Forward Weekly presented an advance screening of The Company Men at the Uptown theatre.
Here's what some audience members had to say.
Some liked it, others not so much.Read More
Well done, HP Rodeo! You made me proud to be a crazy Calgaryian last night at the SNOWBLOWER 2011 outdoor dance party!
It felt like one of those "If you build it, they will come" moments out of Field of Dreams.
The stage was set. The burn barrels were burning, the tea was brewing, the dancefloor boards ready and waiting to be danced upon.
but IT WAS COLD!
-23 c COLD! Cold enough to make you face actually hurt and then go numb in about 5 minutes.
I'm from BC, I aint used to that kinda cold!
Taking photos was painful and shortlived, cuz my camera would freeze and read "memory card error" right when I had the best shot!(
The thawing out of the hands afterwards was more painful than a third degree burn, I imagine..
I almost didn't even go, figuring NO ONE would be … Read More
Fast Forward Weekly presented the advanced screening of The Green Hornet 3D on Wednesday night, and here's what audience members had to say.