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Infringement festival: Thursday

KTS: Infringement Festival – Day 4 My favourite KTS event is the Infringement Festival, where all plays are written by students and voted on for the chance to be featured in the Best of the Fest on Saturday. If you couldn’t make it to the first few events, worry not, because you can still catch […]

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IDOW: Saturday

Saturday (Good Robot) The final night of IDOW! I’m incredibly thankful to the organizers of this event and all the performers that delivered such great performances. Excited to check out next year’s lineup when the time comes. I have never been to Good Robot for a live performance, preferring to stick to their silent reading […]

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IDOW: Friday

(The Marquee Ballroom/The Seahorse Tavern) Hey all! Here are my reviews of the second night of IDOW. I stuck to The Marquee and The Seahorse so I could maximize all the great talent featured in both venues. The Marquee has a long history of featuring great acts from all over and is usually an excellent […]

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IDOW: Thursday

Hey all! Hope the first couple weeks of 2018 have been treating you kindly. I’m back again with some concert reviews, this time covering the In the Dead of Winter Music Festival (IDOW). This festival is in its 13th year and going strong with some incredible acts. Their mandate is to highlight songwriters from across […]

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Holiday eats for all

Find more from Maya Watson on Instagram: @celiacsunnysideup Gluten Free (GF) Gingerbread Muffins Full disclosure – I attempted to bake my grandmother’s Welsh Cakes for this section but could not manage to make them gluten-free. They began to melt, resembling the sad remains of many childhood snowmen. Luckily, these gingerbread muffins were easily and deliciously […]

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Five ways to decorate for $10 or less

Around this time of year, I always find my house looks sadder. It’s darker all the time, and artificial lighting makes me feel gloomy. This best antidote for this is, obviously, glitter. The following are five do-it-yourself projects to fill your house, apartment or dorm with holiday cheer– on a budget. Tea Light Holders These […]

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Fashion at King's: a comic

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Review: Mr. Burns, a post-electric play

Written by Anne Washburn Music by Michael Friedman Lyrics by Anne Washburn Directed by Robbie Dryer Produced by Miranda Bowron and Keely Olstad  Mr Burns, a Post-Electric Play premiered in 2012 at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre, in Washington, DC. The story follows a group of survivors brought together by an apocalyptic event as they attempt […]

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‘Optimism is not a choice, it’s just the way we have to live up there’

The Jerry Cans bring Inuit-infused ceilidh to Halifax   The Carleton Music Bar and Grill was lively Sunday night with no ordinary foot-stomping ceilidh music gathering. The Jerry Cans’, a multicultural band from Iqaluit, mix their high-energy Celtic fiddling with throat-singing to shed light on powerful lived realities and misconceptions of Northern territory living. For some, […]

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Review: Ubu Roi

Written By: Alfred Jarry Directed by: Edie Reaney Chunn Produced by: Daniel Halpern and Katrina Jones I’d like to preface this review with: Ubu Roi is a difficult text. Although it is silly and unusual (which may lead you to think it would be easy to produce and direct), the absurdity is exactly what makes […]