End of the Earth, by Chad Huculak

End of the Earth, by Chad Huculak

(RERUN): What do homeless people think of public art?

(RERUN): What do homeless people think of public art?

Homeless people might have more important things to worry about than what they think of public art in Edmonton, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have opinions about it, or that their opinions aren’t as valid someone who isn’t homeless. Besides, they see it every day. They live here. During three days in the summer [...]

MUSIC PREVIEW: K stands for koncerts

MUSIC PREVIEW: K stands for koncerts

Edmonton’s premiere summer exhibition gets underway on Thursday. Whether they call it K-Days, or Klondike Days, or Capital Ex, or whatever, it doesn’t really matter when you consider so much great music to be had throughout the city as part of the celebration, in particular on the K-Days grounds, and at Winston Churchill Square for [...]

End of the Earth, by Chad Huculak

End of the Earth, by Chad Huculak

TALES OF THE WEED RUNNER: Snoop needs high grade Canadian (RERUN)

TALES OF THE WEED RUNNER: Snoop needs high grade Canadian (RERUN)

Better call the Weed Runner – Snopp Dogg is coming to Edmonton. Recently reggaefied and re-sanctified as “Snoop Lion,” the laid-back rap legend is said to be a bigger pothead than ever. He claims he smokes “81 blunts a day.” He plays two sold-out nights at Union Hall, Monday and Tuesday, so assuming one gram [...]

MUSICIZZLE PREVIZZLE: Snoop by any other name

MUSICIZZLE PREVIZZLE: Snoop by any other name

His voice is the very sound of laid-back California: Snoop Dogg – previously known as Snoop Doggy Dogg and recently rebranded as Snoop Lion – will be in town Monday and Tuesday at Union Hall for a pair of sold out shows (a few VIP tickets remain for the second show). Snoop needs no introduction [...]

(RERUN): Parking Meter Fairy’s days numbered

(RERUN): Parking Meter Fairy’s days numbered

The breathless Parking Meter Fairy runs to catch a parking enforcement officer about to ticket an illegally parked car. “Am I too late to save him?!” The officer stops writing and mutters, “You could.” Oh, thank you, Parking Patrol Officer. Clink, clink, clink, clink go four quarters into the expired meter – good for 20 [...]

End of the Earth, by Chad Huculak

End of the Earth, by Chad Huculak

MUSIC PREVIEW: Inner Ninja returns

MUSIC PREVIEW: Inner Ninja returns

Rap fans in Edmonton are set for a banner weekend, with two well-known artists taking center stage at different venues. On Saturday, Atlanta’s Future will be performing at West Edmonton Mall. But first, Friday night sees renowned rapper Classified perform a free show at Union Hall for the Hot 107 Block Party. This well-known Nova [...]

WICKED: Are you a good witch or a bad witch?

WICKED: Are you a good witch or a bad witch?

Which witch is which? Which witch is wicked? And which wicked witch switched with which witch’s wicked sister? Say that five times fast. These are difficult questions posed in the Broadway musical Wicked, the touring show coming to the Jubilee Auditorium July 2-20. This is the story behind the story in The Wizard of Oz. [...]

End of the Earth, by Chad Huculak

End of the Earth, by Chad Huculak

Mac DeMarco: ‘Might as well try something weird’

Mac DeMarco: ‘Might as well try something weird’

It was the strangest thing: A boiling mosh pit in a crowded, stinking, sweaty bar packed with millennials (what we’re calling “the kids today”) – not for punk, not for death metal, but for the sort of breezy easy listening music you’d be more likely to hear at that surf festival they used to have [...]

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