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Collect and Conquer

foodclothingshelter music collective takes over the Paragon. Words and photos by Lauren Naish – Feb. 16, 2011 If the founding members of the foodclothingshelter music collective had been planning to take over the east coast of Canada, the battle plans would have looked something like this: Step 1: Bring together a band of like-minded friends […]

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Review: The KTS's Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical

Squeezing a university theatre company into a small space with awful acoustics is no easy task. So taken as a whole, it’s understandable that the sum of the show was perhaps not greater than its parts. That being said, its parts make for a damn-good, musically tight, well-rehearsed piece of theatre.

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The rapping dead

When I was asked to cover the filming of a new Buck 65 music video, I was stoked. When I was asked to dress up as a zombie for it, I was not.

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Two Snarks: a Fringe play excerpt

Scene: The office of the CEO. A snarky murmuring crescendo can be heard from offstage. Enter CEO, Soap Baroness, Patsy Lane, Jimmy Stewart, and Cary Grant]
Soap Baroness: Gentleman, please! Stop snarking and present your ad campaign!

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Whither the Bohemians?

Halifax’s so-called ‘starving artists’ find their home in the North End.

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What are the Chances

Jill Barber has an interesting relationship with fate. She’s not sure it exists, or how it works, but it’s a big influence on her music.

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Dapopo. Duh.

Garry Williams has just returned from the theatre company Dapopo Theatre’s trip to Berlin, where they took part in the prestigious FEZ-Berlin’s “Just Say It” festival.

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The instrumental piece

On Nov. 29, the King’s College Orchestra debuted with forty musicians performing orchestral repertoire standards Mozart’s Idomeneo Overture and Beethoven’s 1st Symphony.

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New stock for Girl Talk

Lovers of copyright infringement, free music, and body-thrashing dance parties unite. Girl Talk is back on the scene with his brand new album, All Day. As the title suggests, listeners will want to hear the songs all day, every day.

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Split personality

He pulls records out like rabbits. Flipping back and forth from the pounding thrash of rock-inspired beats to the seductive slick of funk and soul at Halifax’s Paragon Theatre, RJD2 is the night’s magician.