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    Abolishing mediocre sushi

    Most sushi places in Edmonton are subject to contending twin forces which, while ensuring a cosmic equilibrium that keeps the universe from tearing it...

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    Just add guitars

    The Hold Steady has long been the a rock band with some muscle in its songs, but for a number of years and albums that muscle was augmented by the cre...

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    Music from the depths

    Fri, Jul 18 – Sat, Jul 19 (8:30 pm) Blue Chair Cafe, sold out Mary Gauthier is on day two of a three-day songwriting workshop she’s hosting and ...

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    Damn lacklustre apes!

    Now playing Directed by Matt Reeves The reboot marked, of course, the rise, and one of the disappointments of this Dawn is how predictably it sets up ...

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    The Taming of the Shrew

    Until Sun, Jul 27 (8 pm; weekend matinees 2 pm) Directed by Marianne Copithorne Myer Horowitz Theatre, $20 – $30 There’s just no escaping the ra...

Abolishing mediocre sushi

Most sushi places in Edmonton are subject to contending twin forces which, while ensuring a cosmic equilibrium that keeps the universe from tearing itself asunder, makes it tough for true stand-outs to emerge. To wit: just as nature abhors a vacuum, the local restaurant scene abhors a truly sub-par Japanese restaurant. There’s a level below…