The Cord presents: A compilation of a few upcoming releases and events for 2013


(Graphic by Stephanie Truong)
(Graphic by Stephanie Truong)

January can be a depressing month: Christmas is over, classes are starting again and it’s too cold to properly enjoy standing in line at Phil’s.

To bring some cheer into your bland lives, here is a list of some upcoming movie and music releases and local events in K-W for January, February and March.

Gangster Squad – Jan. 11
THEMUSEUM: AVATAR Exhibit Ends Sunday Jan.13 If you felt passionately about the movie Avatar, then this exhibit will be your dream. You can learn the Na’vi language or gaze upon authentic props from the movie among many other exciting opportunities.

Mac Miller @ The Turret  – Jan. 14
Cosmic Gate: Beta @ 10 P.M.– Jan. 16
Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony – Jan. 18 & 19 at 8 p.m.

Stefan Jackiw will be performing Beethoven’s Pastorale Symphony No. 6 on violin. Tickets may be purchased on the K-W Symphony Website.

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters – Jan. 25
Movie 43 – Jan. 25
Tegan and Sara – Heartthrob (Jan.29)


Warm Bodies – Feb. 1
Tim McGraw – Two Lanes of Freedom (Feb. 5)
Azealia Banks – Broke with Expensive Taste (Feb. 12)
Bullet for My Valentine – Temper Temper (Feb. 12)
A Good Day to Die Hard – Feb. 14
WLU Factory of Social Work: Anarchist Book Fair – Feb. 16 @ 10 A.M – 6 P.M.
50 Cent – Street King Immortal (Feb. 26)
Stoker – Feb. 28
K-W Art Gallery: Gather…Arrange…Maintain (Jan. 18 – March 10) and Ornamental Boundaries (Jan. 11– March 3) G…A…M is a collection spanning over the course of 30 years of local artist and UW fine arts professor Jane Buyers. The exhibit focuses on the mediums of sculpture, drawing and printmaking to allude to the influences of architecture, tools, books and botanical imagery to showcase the action and desire within them. In Ornamental Boundaries, artists Soheila K. Esfahani and Brendan Tang conceptualize hybridity, globalization and the marriage of craft and conceptualism.

21 and Over – March 1
Admissions – March 8
Oz: The Great and Powerful – March 8
David Bowie – The Next Day (March 12)
The Place Beyond The Pines – March 20
Bon Jovi – What About Now (March 26)
The Host – March 29
Cher – TBA (TBA)
Akon – Stadium (TBA)
Smashing Pumpkins – Adore (Reissued) (TBA)
Kid Cudi – Indicud (TBA)

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