Bryan Stephens

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Photo by Will Huang

Alvvays a good time

The Maritime indie darlings deliver a solid set at Starlight

by Bryan Stephens· · Arts ·
Photo by Will Huang

The rise of ‘lumbersexuality’ from beards

Men really care about their beards these days.

by Bryan Stephens· · Life ·
Graphic by Lena Yang

Music as therapy and inspiration

It is amazing how music can be so therapeutic.

by Bryan Stephens· · Life ·
Photo by Andreas Patsiaouros

Mascis not ‘stuck in the past’ as a solo performer

It can be hard to escape a legacy sometimes. Artists who have performed for decades often fall into a consistent routine, a routine which fans then expect every time they hit the stage. Whether it is fan-favorite songs or popular stage antics, artists become trapped by the weight of their pasts. When these artists go out on solo tours and […]

by Bryan Stephens· · Arts, Slider ·
Historic village to  explore period of change

Historic village to explore period of change

Staff in period-appropriate costumes portray life in 1914 at new village.

by Bryan Stephens· · Local ·
Students given a ‘shot’

Students given a ‘shot’

Returning to Waterloo for the second time, The Shot showcased the region’s top vocal talents this past Saturday.

by Bryan Stephens· · Arts ·
Photo by Will Huang

Dinosaurs return to THEMUSEUM

From the life-like reconstructions of dinosaurs to hearing what scientists believe a tyrannosaurus rex sounded like, Dinosaurs: The Edge of Extinction allows for viewers to go back and see how these prehistoric creatures would have lived. From looking at the way dinosaurs age to analyzing coprolite — fossilized poop — to see what dinosaurs might have eaten, this exhibit sets […]

by Bryan Stephens· · Life ·

Editorial: The spectacle of eating

Eating competitions like the Wing Bowl demonstrate how people are willing to let go of values in the name of a competition.

by Bryan Stephens· · Opinion ·
Exposing it all down in Kitchener

Exposing it all down in Kitchener

With the coming of its latest exhibit Getting Naked on March 6, THEMUSEUM will be exploring the cultural perceptions of the naked body and how society views such work.

by Bryan Stephens· · Life ·
Photo by Heather Davidson

Old beyond my years

It’s great getting old. It seems getting older brings a whole slew of advantages that are impossible for one to possess in their youth. Things like an appreciation for what life brings you, an acceptance of one’s position in life and the wisdom that only experience can bring ignites an appeal to me that being youthful simply does not. This […]

by Bryan Stephens· · Life ·