Arts and Life

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Remembrance Day ceremonies commemorate the end of the First World War

For those who had laid a sacrifice of freedom more than a century ago, this past weekend offered a commemoration of the horrors our forefathers experienced so that we might have the opportunity to exist in an era of peace. This passing Remembrance Day, also known as “Armistice Day,” held on the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the […]

by Aaron Hagey· · Arts and Life, Life ·
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Queer comedy show gets laughs and praise

On the night of Nov. 8, the warm atmosphere of Patent Social was a welcome treat after being out in the cold. The bar is a hidden gem in uptown Waterloo on Erb St. The classy, upscale venue had a small bar and was complemented with fun elements that bring out the child-at-heart, such as popcorn bowls which could be […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts and Life, Events ·
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Behind the rising popularity of “wellness” and health management

The wellness approach to a more balanced lifestyle is a trend that has taken over social media and health discussions in recent years. Countless health-related outlets promote “wellness” as being the most effective and positively advocated method to look after ourselves both mentally and physically — from Instagram pages to magazine articles, the way we feel is being prioritized more […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts and Life, Life ·
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Graffiti Market puts a unique spin on the casual restaurant experience

If you’re looking for something new to experience in Waterloo, I would highly recommend heading over to Graffiti Market. Located at 137 Glasgow Street in Kitchener at Catalyst137 — the world’s largest IoT manufacturing hub — Graffiti Market aims to provide art, technology and great food to their customers. Graffiti Market, however, is more than a unique place to dine. […]

by Safina Husein· · Arts and Life ·
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Golden Hearth Bakery provides fresh, handmade goods to local community

Located on the corner of King and Cedar Street in Kitchener, is a local, 11 year-old confectionery that sells baked goods made completely from scratch with quality, organic ingredients. Providing a variety of fresh products for both the community and other localities in the area like Gilt Restaurant Bar and Lounge, Legacy Greens, Smile Tiger Coffee Roasters and Vincenzo’s — […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts and Life ·
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Inclusive DEO event endeavours to be a safe space on campus

On Wednesday, Oct. 24, between 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., the Rainbow Centre, the Centre for Women and Trans People and Laurier Students’ Public Interest Research Group (LSPIRG) hosted their  “Love Letters to Inclusive Feminism” event at Wilfrid Laurier.  Located within the Macdonald House on the Laurier Waterloo campus, it offered a chance for individuals to come together, write, craft […]

by Aaron Hagey· · Arts and Life ·
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“The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” charms Netflix audiences

On Oct. 26, the long anticipated The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina premiered on Netflix. Though it may not be the horror fix you’re looking for, it’s worth the watch whether you’re a fan of the comics or earlier adaptations or not. If you’re a fan of Riverdale, the highest marketing point of Sabrina as the two shows have the same […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Arts and Life ·
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Thrifting in KW for sustainable fashion

Thrifting and vintage shopping have turned into a rising trend in a time where sustainable fashion and the ethics surrounding it are becoming more valued in terms of how and where we shop.  Fast fashion dominates a large portion of clothing sales, which multiple large corporations have been revealed to make in order to produce their products at massive rates.  […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts and Life ·