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‘Cakes by the Pound’ tour brings together an eclectic crowd

‘Cakes by the Pound’ tour brings together an eclectic crowd

I, for some reason, cannot fully indulge in the experiences shared by white rappers in their music. Something about the music is a little too fabricated and gimmicky — regardless of their personal experiences being undoubtedly valid. And it was apparent that this past Monday night at Starlight was going to consist of predominately white hip hop artists. However, I […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · 0 comments · Arts and Life, Events ·
Photo by Victoria Panacci

Beta’s six year soundtrack finally came to an end this past Saturday

  Last Saturday, Beta, one of Waterloo’s most infamous nightclubs, closed its doors for the last time. The club’s final night — “The Final Chapter” — paid tribute to the artists who have played at Beta in the past and for the EDM fans who have been followers of the club since their beginning. As a way of paying respect […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · 1 comment · Arts and Life, Events, Life ·
Summer music festival survival guide

Summer music festival survival guide

Summer festival season has kicked off strongly with Ever After 2016 having just concluded at Bingemans. July and August, as usual, are the months of festivals, with WayHome and Boots and Hearts quickly approaching. Whether or not you are a festival novice, here is a festival checklist to live by: MAKE UP Everyone, listen up. Now, if you’re going to […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · 0 comments · Arts, Arts and Life, Events, Life ·
Tri-Pride festival coming to Kitchener-Waterloo

Tri-Pride festival coming to Kitchener-Waterloo

Summer after summer we watch many cities gather to celebrate LGBTQ communities around the world. This year there is a pride festival coming to Kitchener-Waterloo, also known as the tri-cities. Alex Chunaco, the coordinator of this weeklong festival, expressed how meaningful this event is for our communities. “Since 1995, pride festivals have had traditions of being held in the area,” […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · 0 comments · Arts and Life, Events, Life ·
Photo by Will Huang

Promoting through the good and the bad in K-W

We all start somewhere. At just six-years old, Kyle Wappler made his foray into music with classical piano lessons. A likely start for many, Wappler soon found interest in rock music at the age of 10 and in grade eight, attended his first punk show. Yes, he’s a musician, but Wappler’s role as a prominent concert promoter is what makes […]

by Zachary Guitor· · 1 comment · Arts, Events ·
X Ambassadors rock the Turret Nightclub

X Ambassadors rock the Turret Nightclub

The alternative indie-rock band graced the Wilfrid Laurier University student body with an incredibly energetic performance.

by Shelby Blackley· · 0 comments · Arts, Events, Slider ·