Kira Gelbard

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The Paper Kites hold second largest show at Maxwell’s

The Paper Kites brought a dreamlike beauty to Waterloo’s Maxwell’s Concerts and Events on Friday night, inviting the audience to enjoy an intimate experience. Horse Thief warmed up the crowd with their greatest hits, most notably ending their performance with their latest song, Another Youth.

by Kira Gelbard· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
Photo by Emilia Zibaei

Busty and the Bass graced the stage at Maxwell’s

Last Friday, Busty and the Bass graced the stage at Maxwell’s Concerts and Events as they performed their unique jazz, rap, pop, electronic musical fusion. This was not the first time the Montreal-based band stopped in Waterloo, but it was the first time their energetic sound was able to draw in a shoulder-to-shoulder crowd at Maxwell’s. Busty and the Bass […]

by Kira Gelbard· · Arts and Life ·
Photo by Paige Bush

Arkells provide jaw-dropping concert for incoming students

We all start somewhere. For the Arkells it was on the Wilf’s stage back in 2009. Now, frontman Max Kerman, accounts the Arkells have officially graduated to the Athletic Complex—a huge accomplishment for the band.

I was able to catch a few moments with Kerman before heading out to perform at this year’s Orientation Week. Curious as to why the band chose to play at Laurier, I asked what draws the band to perform at universities. “Some of my favourite concerts ever were Frosh week concerts,” Kerman said.

by Kira Gelbard· · Arts and Life ·
Photo by Andreas Patsiaouros

Why we pop the bubble

Growing up, I was always accustomed to the same social pattern. Whether I moved to a new school, a new camp or a new place, I always found myself trapped in a bubble.

by Kira Gelbard· · Opinion ·