Acting a play of one

By Sean Sullivan

Urban Curvz Theatre is bringing Quebec playwright Jennifer Tremblay’s award winning play The List to Calgary from May 30 to June 8 at the Epcor Centre’s Motel.
 The List is the story of a woman who writes lists to desperately attempt to control and order her daily life after a tragic event.
 Tremblay received the… Continue reading Acting a play of one

Artist crowdfunds new album

By Sean Sullivan

Canadian singer-songwriter Matt Epp’s latest album, his second with The Amorian Assembly, exists because fans want it to exist.
 Their album, Learning To Lose Control, is the result of a crowd-funding campaign in spring 2012 through the website Kapipal — a money collection site similar to the more well known Indiegogo and Kickstarter — where… Continue reading Artist crowdfunds new album

New engineering competition

By Michael Grondin

The first ever Canadian-hosted international engineering competition will take place at the University of Calgary from Sept. 11-15.
 The Shell International Engineering Competition will bring the brightest minds from top engineering schools around the world to showcase unique solutions to environmental issues and find new energy delivery strategies.
 The competition was founded by the Canadian… Continue reading New engineering competition

Former SU executive grows new business

By Riley Hill

Since leaving office, former Students’ Union vice-president operations and finance Scott Weir has been a busy man. He has a new business, Growing Gardeners: Calgary Urban Farms, which grows fresh food in the city in innovative ways.
 Weir is a long-time gardener, but only took interest in urban farming in the last few years. Since… Continue reading Former SU executive grows new business