Arts and Life

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Predicting the cast of the Tiger King biopic

I don’t think it’s a surprise to anyone that Nicholas Cage has been cast as Joe Exotic in the upcoming biopic based on his life. Sure, I’m about a month late on all the Tiger King talk, but it’s always fun to speculate about the casting of a biopic, especially with such a primitive, dysfunctional group of people. From Mandy […]

by Jackson Carse· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
Photo by Sidney MacDonald

How our social lives will look after the pandemic

One can only imagine how dating, partying and bar life will look after the pandemic. The bars are already disgusting. God only knows how many viruses were devised between the cocktail of germs and disease on the Phil’s stripper pole. Dating life is no better. The constant fear of STIs is a strong enough deterrent on it’s own — now […]

by Jackson Carse· · Arts and Life, Life ·
Photo by Darien Funk

Musician BA Johnston on music and quarantine

They say never meet your heroes, but they have clearly never met BA Johnston. A day or so after the interview, as I was attempting to transcribe the audio into text, I could have sworn I was listening to an episode of The Chris Farley Show – aimless, unintelligible ramblings full of monotonous praise, asking Paul McCartney if he remembers […]

by Jackson Carse· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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Gardening: a relaxing and practical quarantine hobby

With everything being shut down a lot of people have been left to their own devices. There’s basically nothing to do except panic-buy groceries, and, well, just panic.   But do you wanna know who’s not panic-buying groceries? People who have gardens. Why would you need to panic-buy when you can do your produce shopping straight from your backyard?   So if you’re looking for […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Food, Life ·

Take your mind on a trip this quarantine with these virtual tours

The safest way to avoid contracting COVID-19 right now is by social distancing, but many of us would be lying if we said we weren’t feeling the effects of staying at home all day.  There’s only so much you can do within the four walls of your home without feeling like you’re falling into a rut.  Thankfully, many attractions, parks […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts, Arts and Life, Events ·
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Best volunteer stories of 2019-20 – Arts and Life

(Un)conventional alternatives for Valentine’s Day by Jackson Carse In this satirical article, staff writer Jackson Carse addresses the age-old question — “what do single people do on Valentine’s day?” This story outlines four of the best ways to keep yourself occupied when you’re single during this romance-driven holiday, and luckily, a lot of these alternatives will also work during social isolation. […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life ·
Local businesses are suffering as the province shuts down due to COVID-19

Local businesses are suffering as the province shuts down due to COVID-19

Due to the latest public health recommendations surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, many companies, both small and large are seeing the need to engage in significant business changes.  On March 23, Ontario Premier Doug Ford ordered that all non-essential businesses close their doors in an effort to stop the spread of the virus, effective on March 24, at 11:59 pm.  Despite […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Events, Life ·