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May 15, 2013
  Webcomic artists booming in printPDF files may take a moment to load

Webcomics have enjoyed considerable success for over a decade, with many talented webcomic artists accruing large, devoted fan bases that have allowed them to live solely off of their independent work. Despite their success, there has been fairly little contact between the worlds of traditional comic books and webcomics, as most publishers have largely ignored the sizable talent pool that exists within the webcomic community. Boom Studios, however, is aiming to change this trend.

May 15, 2013
  Finding the humour in Shakespeare’s tragedyPDF files may take a moment to load

Hamlet will have a tough time keeping up his melancholy demeanour as a local Calgary improv group tackle one of the greatest plays ever written.

The Improv Guild is producing a semi-scripted version of Hamlet by combining the language and storytelling of Shakespeare with the off-the-cuff performance of improvisation. It will run May 23–25 at the Improv Depot.

May 15, 2013
  Promoting local jazz artistsPDF files may take a moment to load

The National Music Centre’s second annual National Jazz Summit will provide aspiring jazz musicians and enthusiasts with the opportunity to learn from some of Canada’s best jazz artists.

The Jazz Summit is a weekend of performances and educational workshops at the National Music Centre May 23–25. It aims to promote and expand Calgary and Canada’s jazz community by offering local artists opportunities to work with Canadian artists such as Denzal Sinclaire and Chris Andrew.

May 15, 2013
  NHL playoffs: second-round predictionsPDF files may take a moment to load

Pittsburgh (1) vs. Ottawa (7)

One of the most interesting match-ups of the second round features Stanley Cup favourites the Pittsburgh Penguins taking on the Ottawa Senators. After picking up veterans Brenden Morrow and long-time Flames captain Jarome Iginla at the trade deadline, the Penguins’s first-round struggles against the New York Islanders were somewhat surprising. Meanwhile the Senators dispatched an injury-riddled Montreal Canadiens team in just five games.


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