Arts and Life

The Star Wars universe is expanding with a TV and movie addition

It’s safe to say that a lot of new things are cropping up in the Star Wars universe. On Oct. 21, the trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was released, much to the excitement of many fans. This film will be the ninth and final instalment of the series and is set to premiere in Canada on Dec. […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Life ·
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Stark and Perri rebranding to ‘The Prohibition Warehouse’ under new ownership

Uptown Waterloo’s beloved restaurant and bar, Stark and Perri, is getting rebranded. Now under new ownership, the restaurant closed down on Oct. 7 and renovations have been underway since. “We took it over about a month ago and we’re refurbishing and we’re looking at going in a different direction with the food,” said Wayne Montgomery, builder and designer. “We’ve done […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life ·
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Petrifying podcasts to get you in gear for the spooky season

Halloween is just around the corner and with it comes a landslide of spooky content from every direction. Halloween-themed movies, shows, books and even music are on the top of everyone’s radars with major platforms like Netflix and Spotify curating spooky movie and music recommendations for every occasion. During this Halloween content overload, podcasts often fly under the radar. Despite […]

by Sophia Cole· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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Halloween candies and chocolate ranked from best to worst

By most people’s standards, I would be considered too old to be trick or treating. Despite this, my candy preferences are strong and have remained this way since childhood. I probably shouldn’t be critically analyzing each piece of candy I’m given on Halloween, especially because it’s all free. As the saying goes, beggars can’t be choosers, but I’d like to […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Food ·
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Bingeman’s Screampark incites fright and delight

On Oct. 25, a few of my friends came up for the weekend, and for some unknown reason, I agreed to go to Bingeman’s Screampark (and I say “some unknown reason” because I am very scared of a lot of horror-related things). Screampark is an event put on at Bingeman’s in Waterloo each year that resembles something like Halloween Haunt […]

by Jade Hosick· · Arts and Life, Events ·
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El Camino is a successful extension of the Breaking Bad franchise

This article contains spoilers for Breaking Bad and El Camino I firmly believe that Breaking Bad ended on an incredible — if not perfect — note. Jesse Pinkman, the emotionally damaged little criminal with a heart stronger than any of the bullshit he was put through finally escaping and driving off with nothing but presumed freedom ahead of him? Yeah, […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts, Arts and Life ·