EDMONTON: City of bad names

EDMONTON: City of bad names

The $2 million rebranding of Edmonton as “Edmonton” may have made Edmonton the laughingstock of the world, but this is just the latest boneheaded move in the rich history of Edmonton’s embarrassing problem with names. Look at that: “Edmonton” four times in one sentence. Pay me now. Recall the last branding blunder: K-Days. Short history: […]

End of the Earth

End of the Earth

End of the Earth

End of the Earth

End of the Earth

End of the Earth

End of the Earth

End of the Earth

End of the Earth, by Chad Huculak

End of the Earth, by Chad Huculak

End of the Earth, by Chad Huculak

End of the Earth, by Chad Huculak

CONCERT: Looking forward to The Weeknd

CONCERT: Looking forward to The Weeknd

Grammy nominated alt-R&B hero The Weeknd is coming to Edmonton on Monday, Nov. 30 as a part of The Madness Fall Tour. The Scarborough native’s latest album, Behind The Madness, is currently rising through the charts and has music reviewers foaming at the mouth trying to define its sound, specifically the album’s second single The Hills. Using […]

End of the Earth, by Chad Huculak

End of the Earth, by Chad Huculak

Lip syncing thrives in concert karaoke

Lip syncing thrives in concert karaoke

The Quixotic quest to get warning labels on concert tickets appears to be a non-starter. Imagine: “PARENTAL ADVISORY: Portions of tonight’s ‘live’ concert will contain pre-recorded backing tracks” … only in your dreams. “There are no plans to require concert promoters to print warnings on tickets regarding pre-recorded material,” says the Alberta government. “I’ve never […]

End of the Earth, by Chad Huculak

End of the Earth, by Chad Huculak

Jim Head and the MacEwan music legacy

Jim Head and the MacEwan music legacy

In the wake of being nominated for his first Juno award, local jazz guitarist Jim Head reveals the secret to making it as a jazz musician in Edmonton: “If you’re the last man standing when the smoke clears.” In other words, if you spend years learning your art, more years paying your dues eating Kraft […]

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