Dismembered bodies, drag queens and slutty women share one thing in common: they are frequently the butt of jokes. When they’re mixed together and seasoned with green slime and rock’n’roll they produce one hilarious, boundary-pushing musical. Toxic Avenger, local theatre company Broadway West’s newest production, is an award-winning show that takes the stereotypical juke box… Continue reading Toxic Avenger brings camp and satire
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Reported student psychiatric issues on the rise
Reports of serious psychiatric issues such as schizophrenia and psychosis have more than tripled on campus, according to a new five-year study. Lead researcher and associate professor Sharon Cairns collected evaluation reports on over 5,000 students that were counseled at the University of Calgary Wellness Centre. Students’ primary concerns were relationships, followed by stress and… Continue reading Reported student psychiatric issues on the rise
April art is awesome!
Nothing feels more delicious than a little procrastination before an exam. Get your school not on by finding lots of artistic venues to visit and help your brain unwind with activities that don’t necessarily include drinking. And when you are all done exams, going to art galleries is a promising way to find inspiration for… Continue reading April art is awesome!
March isn’t just drunken belligerence
With midterms over, how does one fill the time between Lucky Charms for breakfast and green beer for dinner? With plenty of art, of course! Calgary is just bursting with talent this month, so don’t miss out on all the chances to be inspired. ACAD’s Illingworth Kerr Gallery is featuring two gifted artists, Sarah Anne… Continue reading March isn’t just drunken belligerence
February art has something for the attached and the lonely
Ahh February, the official month of over-priced rushed meals for two and tacky stuffed animals. Sure, you can celebrate the relationship you have with your significant other(s) in this potentially phony manner or you can do something thoughtful. Take your sweetie to an art show or literary event and not only will they be impressed,… Continue reading February art has something for the attached and the lonely
Art is awe-inspiring
November is that unfortunate month stuck somewhere between Halloween and Christmas, like an awkward teenager, not knowing who they really are. If that’s how you’re feeling, you’re in luck! Calgary’s art scene this month knows it’s so awesome and its confidence will overwhelm you. Visit all the events and you’ll know the meaning of life… Continue reading Art is awe-inspiring
A veritable visual feast fit for a king
Upon us is a time of turkey feasting dinners, pumpkin pies and candy intended for costumed children- which can result in an undesired increase in your waistline. The only solution is to satisfy your cravings for pleasure with something calorie-free and active. The perfect plan: fat-burning strolls through art galleries and bookstores to fill your… Continue reading A veritable visual feast fit for a king
The colours of fall make for good inspiration
As the leaves turn yellow, students are settling back into their books while artists are picking up their paintbrushes. If you are in need of some artistic enlightenment, head down to one of these great events.While you are getting your classes in order this week, leave time to get your last look at the university’s… Continue reading The colours of fall make for good inspiration
United Nations project in Afghanistan got local help
A University of Calgary associate professor made international waves for his work in Afghanistan. Dr. Lorne Jaques is most known for his work with hopeful students through a United Nations program, but is now stepping down as senior director of University of Calgary Global–a program that organizes the international presence of the university. Picked for… Continue reading United Nations project in Afghanistan got local help
Journalist questions the U.S.’s role in Iran
An American covert war is being waged in the Middle East. Foreign correspondent Reese Erlich is working to expose it. His new book, The Iran Agenda: The Real Story of U.S. Policy and the Middle East Crisis, deals with the tangled web of allies, spies and propaganda that stems from the American search of support… Continue reading Journalist questions the U.S.’s role in Iran