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Friday, January 24, 2020

Brent Butt hits the road for stand-up comedy tour

By Jacquelin Gregoire EDMONTON (CUP) — While most are more familiar with Brent Butt’s work on TV series such as Corner Gas and Hiccups, Butt...

Trading helmets for fedoras

By Daryn Wright Photos by Mark Burnham/a> Vancouver Cycle Chic is a new initiative aimed at growing the appeal of bikes with fashionable cyclists  The bicycle is...

Album review: The Idler Wheel by Fiona Apple

By Daryn Wright An entirely acoustic album founded on Apple’s usual vulnerability and honest lyrics After seven years, Fiona Apple is back, putting her piano-banging hands...

Breaking out of the back room

By Monica Miller A book blogger’s guide to author readings and literary events After one of Ami McKay’s book readings last year, I approached her for...

Album review: Here by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

By Colin O'Neil Here crafts a childlike ode to a life of peace Here it is: the chaotic musical circus that is Edward Sharpe and the...

Sardine Can just another fish in the sea

By Ljudmila Petrovic New Spanish tapas joint in Gastown serves up satisfying but unadventurous appetizers The Sardine Can is the newest addition to Gastown’s foodie scene,...

Prometheus’ fire fizzles

By Kristina Charania Despite lukewarm characters, the explosive effects and ambiguous philosophizing make Prometheus an intriguing adventure Having been in development for over 10 years with...

Here Be Dragons explores the histories and borders of heritage

By Kaylin Metchie Dragons, the abridged version of a longer research piece by Henry Daniel, previewed at Woodward’s on June 1 The lights fade to black...

By Colin Sharp Newest kid on the lady rapper block brings an unpretentious freshness with her debut EP Female rappers are an interesting case study. Despite...

Album review: What We Saw From The Cheap Seats — Regina Spektor

By Navneet Nagra Seasoned eccentric Regina Spektor sends down another round of intelligent chamber pop It’s been three years since Regina Spektor’s last studio release Far,...