Arts and Life

Reflecting on the meaning of Pride

Reflecting on the meaning of Pride

For many of us, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Warm weather, the sun, at least some free time and the rainbow flag is flying overhead. June is Pride Month and festivals are picking up to celebrate LGBTQ+ folks in our communities. Queer history is being explored and showcased in many ways for those who are eager to […]

by Madeline McInnis· · 0 comments · Arts and Life, Events, Life ·
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Soul searching with a psychic

Next month I’m turning 21. Like most people my age, I have no idea who I am, what I’m supposed to do or who I’m supposed to be. Of course, I have dreams, but they all seem so distant and unachievable that they’re usually boiled down to another anxiety that keeps me up at night. So – with what I […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · 0 comments · Arts and Life, Life ·
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How to cut the budget and save the corners

When you’re making an investment in your future, particularly one as huge as university, saving a few bucks here and there can really add up. But where should you save on those investments? Heading to the dollar store for your school supplies can be a great way to keep your bank account happy. However, if you’re a stationery snob like […]

by Madeline McInnis· · 0 comments · Arts and Life, Life ·
Photo by Tanzeel Sayani

The Button Factory hosts community folktales, anecdotes and music

Presented by the Baden Storytellers’ Guild, Stories Aloud is an event hosted at Button Factory Arts the second Friday of every month from Sept until June. These nights are intended to showcase the medium of traditional oral storytelling, encouraging audience members to participate and share their own tales if they feel inspired to do so. The atmosphere at Button Factory is warm […]

by Emily Waitson· · 0 comments · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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Gorillaz politically charged perspective offers little hope for the future

With a single musician and a single cartoonist making up the core of the group, a Gorillaz album is an odd cultural product that works not just as music, but also as a commentary on the state of the industry. There has been something special about this digitally crafted, hip-hop/rock ensemble from the beginning. The breadth of space between their […]

by Karlis Wilde· · 0 comments · Arts, Arts and Life ·