Arts

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Charcuterie boards that are affordable to make with a student budget

by Emily Waitson· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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Breaking down the lyrics of “Baby it’s Cold Outside”

With our love for the holidays comes an equal amount of love for festive songs that aren’t usually approached from a critical perspective, ones which often have the potential to perpetuate problematic notions regarding consent around the holidays.  Baby It’s Cold Outside — originally written by Frank Loesser, but popularized by singers like Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, John Legend, Michael […]

by Aaron Waitson· · Arts, Arts and Life, Life ·
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FKA Twigs’ new album is art pop at its finest

After four long, album-less years, FKA Twigs released her much-anticipated project, Magdalene on Nov. 8. A professional singer and songwriter, Twigs is revered for her avant-garde style. Her performances are grand and sublime, and her music is known for its genre-bending qualities. Magdalene is short and sweet, or rather, quite indulgent. Consisting of only nine songs, it is her first […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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Zonta film festival puts female directors centre stage

This week from Nov. 6-9, the ninth annual Zonta Film Festival was held at The Princess Twin Cinemas in Uptown Waterloo. The festival features films by and for women, covering a broad range of topics. With the film industry being largely male-dominated, Zonta provides female filmmakers with a platform to showcase their work to the community. “This is our ninth […]

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